With a $200 savings on the regular-priced Patron Experience Pass, Early Bird Passes offer the highest value of all festival passes and are available extremely limited quantities. In addition, a portion of the ticket cost, $200, benefits the Telluride Society for Jazz and can be deducted on 2017 income taxes as a charitable contribution.
A non-profit with sizable goals, the Telluride Society for Jazz’s work is never done. As the holidays and “giving season” approach, along with the Telluride Jazz Festival’s Early Bird Patron Experience Pass on sale date on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, we reflect on the non-profit’s big 2017 and what to look forward to in 2018 with Executive Director Peter Bell.
The Telluride Jazz Festival and the Telluride Society for Jazz offers all attendees, volunteers, staff, partners and artists a special thank you! We had an outstanding festival and it wouldn't be possible without all of the support!
This year the Telluride Jazz Festival is more dynamic than ever! Many new events have been added to complement festival classics, making for a weekend that will be full of world-class music and fun. Additionally Telluride offers outstanding dining, outdoor recreation and sightseeing opportunities. Here the Telluride Jazz Festival staff has put together a comprehensive festival guide for the best festival experience possible!
Enjoy a wide variety of festival food and craft vendors at the 2017 Telluride Jazz Festival! The delicious food vendor menus will keep your taste buds satisfied all weekend long. Shop at the local craft booths for fine jewelry, clothing and keepsakes.
The "Wine & Whiskey" tasting on Friday, August 4th will allow festival attendees to interact with distillers, wineries, brand ambassadors, and industry professionals all while enjoying the music of the Main Stage. Celebrate the two of the most beloved brunch cocktails in style on Sunday, August 6th! “Bubbles & Bloodies” will feature a variety of vodkas, tequilas, and sparkling wines to celebrate all the pleasures of the palate.
Presented by Telluride Yoga Festival and guided by professional instructor Lauren Miller, enjoy a smooth yoga flow at the free First Note Yoga Sessions. Learn activating breath techniques, liberating movements and playful exercises in the crisp mountain morning air.
After Mavis Staples closes down the Main Stage, the festival concludes with a special performance by Vaud and the Villains at the historic Sheridan Opera House. Join us for this energetic vaudeville-style show in the beautifully preserved Victorian-era Sheridan Opera House that is sure to be a memorable way to end the 2017 Telluride Jazz Festival.
The artwork piece behind the 2017 Telluride Jazz Festival poster is now on auction! To build this year's poster The Telluride Jazz Festival staff took a fine piece of Telluride inspired art from Eugenio Cohaila and formatted it to suit our lineup poster. This original one-of-a-kind fine canvas piece was created using oil on canvas. Pulling full inspiration from Telluride, this piece, depicts a lively downtown Main Street with a stunning alpine sunset.
Kick off the Telluride Jazz Festival in style with the new Jazz Art Walk! The new Jazz Art Walk will take place from Thursday, August 3, 5 - 8 PM in the heart of historic Downtown Telluride. Held in collaboration with the Telluride Arts District’s First Thursday’s Art Walk, the event will feature over 20 exhibits highlighted by five official Telluride Jazz Festival Art Walk galleries.
The official 2017 Telluride Jazz Festival Program Guide is here. Explore all the information you need to enjoy this year's festival right here inside this comprehensive guide. View and download the entire Program Guide below!
Join us for the Telluride Jazz Festival film screening of Mavis! on Tuesday, August 1st at 8:00 pm at this historic Sheridan Opera House presented by KOTO FM's DJ Jimmy Jazz along with the San Miguel Resource Center (SMRC), the Telluride Society for Jazz and the Telluride Jazz Festival.
Enhanced for the 2017 Telluride Jazz Festival, the Patron Experience is by far the most luxurious way to attend the Telluride Jazz Festival. This year's Patron Experience features an eclectic menu offering served in an exclusive backstage covered Patron Lounge. Tantalize your taste buds with this delicious 'tour de food' presented by Telluride chef Josh Klein.
It doesn't get much better than world-class music under the towering San Juan Mountains in beautiful Telluride, Colorado! We want you to experience the fun, so the Telluride Jazz Festival has teamed up with Odell Brewing, Costa Del Mar Sunglasses, Visit Telluride and the Hotel Telluride to give away the trip of a lifetime to the Telluride Jazz Festival, August 4 - 6. All you have to do is get to Telluride!
The Telluride Jazz Festival is excited to partner with Odell Brewing for the 2017 festival. The Fort Collins-based brewery has been a Colorado favorite for almost 30 years, brewing delicious craft beer since 1989. During the festival weekend, you can taste a variety of their creations at the festival’s main bar, VIP and Patron bars.
This Telluride Jazz Festival step into Telluride’s celebrated past with the Telluride Historical Museum! At this year’s festival the Historical Museum will host a Saturday morning, August 5, Historical Walking Tour, along with granting free admission to the museum for festival pass holders throughout the festival weekend
Piggybacking off of a longstanding New Orleans tradition, the Telluride Jazz Festival is excited to once again present the New Orleans 2nd Line Parade! This year’s parade will kick-off at noon on Sunday, August 6 from Elks Park and feature Cha Wa Mardi Gras Indian Band!
Introducing the official 2017 Telluride Jazz Festival schedule! This year's schedule brings back festival favorites like the New Orleans 2nd Line Parade, many enhanced events like "Wine & Whiskey" and a new "Jazz Art Walk", free late night series “Liberty Sessions” and a closing show, “The Final Waltz”.
Distinguished in mountain festival luxury, the Telluride Jazz Festival Patron Experience will now feature a private opening concert with Grammy Award winning artist Macy Gray at the historic Sheridan Opera House on Thursday, August 3, 2017.
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.