New for 2017! Festival organizers have partnered with the Telluride Academy and Caleb Chapman's Soundhouse to introduce a new, week-long music education and outdoor adventure academy for students on July 31 – August 4, 2017. The Telluride Jazz Adventure Academy provides students the opportunity to learn new skills, collaborate with peers, perform on stage during the Festival and adventure outdoors at the height of summer in the stunning San Juan Mountains.
Following the 2017 Telluride Jazz Festival's lineup announcement, Festival Director Steve Gumble talked with Rocky Mountain PBS' KUVO about what to expect at this year's festival, artist details, new enhancements and more.
The Telluride Jazz Festival is proud to welcome Mavis Staples, Macy Gray, Bootsy Collins & World-Wide Funk Drive, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Miles Mosley + The West Coast Get Down, The Suffers, fatsO, Vaud and the Villains and many more.
Have it all! "All That Jazz" is our all-inclusive pass for 3 days and 2 nights of music! "All that Jazz" is your ticket to the complete weekend package of live music at the Telluride Jazz Festival! Available in both General Admission and VIP levels, "All that Jazz" provides daily admission to the festival in Telluride Town Park and the "Jazz After Dark" shows on Friday and Saturday nights.
Experience the excitement of the Telluride Jazz Festival while camping under the stars in the crisp, clean Colorado air! Camping at the festival is a fun, affordable and hassle-free way to enjoy your time in Telluride.
The Telluride Jazz Festival is seeking unique craft and food vendors to help us round out a top-notch festival experience. Artisans with quality products and food vendors with creative and adorable menus are highly encouraged to apply.
The day is here! Tickets for the 41st Annual Telluride Jazz Festival are on sale now! Limited quantities are available for Early Birds, VIP, Patron, Safari Cabanas, Camping and "Jazz After Dark" Passes while supplies last. Buy early and save!
This Wednesday, February 1, 2017, volunteer applications will open for the 41st annual Telluride Jazz Festival. Volunteering at the Telluride Jazz Festival is an easy and fun way to earn a 3-Day Festival Pass!
Now we're proud to introduce the new Jazz After Dark Passes! The new Passes will allow attendees to browse all of the three Jazz After Dark late night venues freely, instead of purchasing tickets on a show-by-show basis.
With the new event producers, SBG Productions, at the helm, 2017 ushers in a new era for the festival. Expect a more diverse artist lineup with broader appeal, refined weekend amenities and improved Town Park design plans to offer a better-rounded weekend experience. Here are the top 10 reasons why the Telluride Jazz Festival should be on your 2017 calendar.
Enjoy a clear view of the main stage entertainment from the comfort of your own Colorado Yurt Cimarron Tent curated with luxurious conveniences and a concierge service. These specialty tents are outfitted with comfortable decor, a covered front porch, fire pit and relaxed seating for eight.
Just announced and new for 2017, the Telluride Jazz Festival has added a VIP Experience to the list of Festival pass options. The VIP Experience features a weekend with access to the exclusive Patron/VIP area inside the Festival grounds with a covered, heated lounge with unobstructed stage views, seating in front of the stage, a hosted bar with craft beer, select wine and specialty cocktails, private, up-scale restrooms and more!
The Telluride Jazz Festival has partnered with the Telluride Historical Museum to offer free museum admission to pass and ticket holders during the festival weekend. The partnership will give festival attendees a chance to visit the museum and learn about the region's rich Ute heritage, robust mining history, and ski and festival history.
The Telluride Jazz Festival wishes you, your family and friends a Happy Holidays! We thank you for a great 2016 and are looking forward to a bright 2017. We hope you can join us for the 41st annual Telluride Jazz Festival August 4 - 6 in beautiful Telluride Town Park.
A majority of the past Telluride Jazz Festival lineups are now viewable on the Telluride Jazz Festival website. Since 1977 the Telluride Jazz Festival has hosted many world renowned artists in beautiful Telluride Town Park.
Early Bird Patron Experience Passes are on sale now and available in limited quantities! With a $200 savings on the regular-priced Patron Experience Pass, Early Bird Passes offer the highest value of all festival passes with outstanding amenities.
Early Bird Patron Experience Passes go on sale this Thursday, December 15, 10:00 a.m. (mt). Passes are available in limited quantities and offer a $200 discount over the normal price. New for 2017, passes feature a complementary Single Day Patron Ticket “Buddy Pass” and enhanced amenities.
The best way to attend the Telluride Jazz Festival just got even better! In 2017, the Festival has really enhanced the Patron Experience. Patrons will be treated to a truly elegant and memorable experience of world-class Jazz coupled with the beauty of Telluride. The new Patron Experience features our best Festival-enhancing amenities. Read all about the new experience below.
The Telluride Jazz Festival returns for its 41st year on August 4-6, 2017 with a fresh look to usher in a new era for the Festival in the world-famous mountain town of Telluride, Colorado. The Telluride Society for Jazz, the non-profit student education arm of the Festival, has selected SBG Productions to produce the event moving forward. SBG Productions, the organization behind Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, Durango Blues Train and the 2016 Neil Young concerts in Telluride, brings 24 years of event experience to the future of the Telluride Jazz Festival.
Relive the magic of the 40th Telluride Jazz Festival, featuring dozens of great performances, surprise sit-ins, engaging artist workshops and panel discussions the beautiful aesthetic of Telluride and more. Check out the photo gallery above.
Grammy winning bassist Marcus Miller has generously donated a signature Sire V7 bass to the Telluride Society for Jazz to be auctioned off during the 40th Telluride Jazz Festival. Proceeds from the auction of the signed bass will go directly to the year round student education programs and initiatives presented by our nonprofit organization.
The 2016 Festival schedule has been announced! Navigate between dates of the festival weekend to find out when and where your favorite artists are playing during the 40th Telluride Jazz Festival. Also be sure to check out the Special Events Schedule for information on over 17 different activities happening throughout the weekend including yoga classes, artists workshops, a New Orleans Day 2nd line parade, wine tasting, spirit tasting, special performances and more! Click here to start checking out the schedule now!
The Telluride Jazz Festival will present the 26th year of the annual Artists In The Schools student education program in the Telluride School District on Friday, April 1st, 2016. In the spirit of tapping localized talent and educators to activate area youth, Western Slope natives the Durango Funk Allstars have been chosen to conduct a Master Class, performance, and Q&A session with the elementary, middle, and high school students at the Michael D. Palm Theater.