As the summer season in the world-famous mountain town of Telluride, Colorado begins to approach, the Telluride Jazz Festival reveals the 2018 artist lineup. Set on August 3-5, 2018, the festival presents a well-rounded, diverse mix of live jazz, funk, soul, and gospel performances featuring Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers, Irma Thomas, Soul Queen of New Orleans, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Jaimoe's Jasssz Band, BADBADNOTGOOD, Turkuaz and many more. To see the full lineup, click here.
Festival tickets are on sale now starting at $145 for an Early Bird 3-Day Festival Pass. The innovative Patron and VIP Experiences offer enhanced levels of comfort and customization. The “Jazz After Dark” late night series allows pass-holders the flexibility to attend all of venues on the late night circuit. Single day tickets go on sale May 23rd, 2018. Kids 11 and under are free when accompanied by an adult. To get tickets, click here.
Nestled among the aspen trees and surrounded by 13,000 foot mountain peaks, festival artists will perform on the state-of-the-art Main Stage. A secondary stage, "Society Stage", free of admission, will host weekend programming including interactive artist and student band performances in the center of Telluride. The intimate performances on the "Society Stage" aim to further the festival's and Telluride Society for Jazz's mission of providing student education through music. The complete festival schedule will be announced later in the spring. Click here to read more about festival events.