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 you! Let’s do it again next year, August 7-9, 2020.
Not just for adults, kids of all ages can enjoy the Telluride Jazz Festival! Complete with student performances, a kids area with giant puppets and interactive activities like face painting, and the New Orleans 2nd Line Parade with an uncrowded laid-back atmosphere, the Telluride Jazz Festival is a perfect event for families.
Just announced! Join legendary bassist Victor Wooten on Friday, August 9th from 12:00 – 2:00 pm for a nature walk to the scenic Lower Bear Creek Waterfall (located near town park), followed by a short walk up the river trail (the walk is on relatively flat ground) to the Sheridan Opera House where Wooten will lead a Masterclass. Registrations are now open! Sign up early to reserve your spot. Space is limited, only 30 spots available.
The Telluride Jazz Festival is thrilled to team-up with Sierra Nevada Brewing company for the 2019 Festival! Founded in 1980, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. is one of America’s premier craft breweries, highly regarded for using only the finest quality ingredients. Throughout the festival you can discover a variety of their craft beers at the main bar, VIP and Patron bars.
Tantalize your taste buds with this sensational 'Tour De Food' presented by Telluride chef Josh Klein. Styled out for the 43rd year, the Patron Experience is by far the most luxurious way to attend the Telluride Jazz Festival. Featuring a private opening concert with Victor Wooten Band at the Sheridan Opera House, an on-stage seated viewing area, catered meals with the artists backstage and much more, Patron pass-holders will be treated to a weekend of world-class music, decadent food and drinks all surrounded by the unparalleled views of Telluride Town Park. Putting an emphasis on high quality, locally-sourced and fresh ingredients, this year's Patron Experience features an eclectic food menu served in a cozy, covered Patron Lounge located backstage at the festival.
Kick off the 2019 Telluride Jazz Festival in style with Jazz On Main on Thursday, August 8, from 5:00 - 8:00 pm in the heart of historic downtown Telluride. The official Jazz On Main venues will host live jazz bands setting a classy ambiance. All venues are located within walking distance of each other making for a truly vibrant Main Street atmosphere, the perfect way to set the mood for a weekend world-class music, mountains and great memories. Jazz On Main is free and open to the public.
Distinguished in mountain festival luxury, the Telluride Jazz Festival Patron Experience features a private opening concert with Victor Wooten Band at the historic Sheridan Opera House on Thursday, August 8, 2019. Set in the heart of downtown Telluride, the opening concert is the final addition to the enhanced 2019 Patron Experience which will treat pass-holders to top-of-the-line festival amenities making for a truly elegant and memorable experience.
After Lettuce closes down the Main Stage on Sunday, August 11, the festival concludes with a special performance by Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio at The Liberty Bar & Lounge. Join us for this energetic show in what is sure to be a memorable way to end the 2019 Telluride Jazz Festival.
We are proud to introduce the 2019 Telluride Jazz Festival schedule! This year's schedule brings back festival favorites like the New Orleans 2nd Line Parade, the late night series "Jazz After Dark", and “Liberty Sessions” along with a closing show, “The Final Waltz” along with enhanced events like the Patron Opening Reception with Telluride’s Top Chef event! Get ready for a full weekend of entertainment and fun with music on the Main Stage and “Society Stage” at Elks Park, complemented by many special events.
The Telluride Jazz Festival returns for its 43rd year on August 9-11, 2019 with renewed energy after a highly successful year in 2018. With official dates set for the celebration of live music, art, yoga, music education and outdoor recreation, the new year is set to build upon the positive growth and momentum.
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 2018 income taxes as a charitable contribution.
Join us for the 43rd Telluride Jazz Festival on August 9-11, 2019 to celebrate a weekend of world-class live music in the breathtaking mountain town of Telluride, Colorado. Located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, the festival features three days of music, art, yoga, intimate late night shows, kids activities, camping, outdoor recreation and much more in the iconic destination town.
The Telluride Jazz Festival is thrilled to team-up with Sierra Nevada Brewing company for the 2018 Festival! Founded in 1980, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. is one of America’s premier craft breweries, highly regarded for using only the finest quality ingredients. Throughout the festival you can discover a variety of their craft beers at the main bar, VIP and Patron bars.
Get ready for a full weekend of entertainment and fun with music on the Society Stage! Music education is at the core of the Telluride Society For Jazz and prominently on display during the festival weekend. Up-and-coming Jazz music students bring their talent, skills, and knowledge to the Telluride community, sharing them all on the Society Stage at Elks Park. These intimate and interactive artist sessions will help promote the Telluride Society for Jazz's mission of student education and music outreach. Taking place in the heart of historic downtown Telluride in the grassy outdoor amphitheater at Elks Park, these artist performances give you a chance to interact while learning about jazz culture, history and methods.
Styled out for the 42nd year, the Patron Experience is by far the most luxurious way to attend the Telluride Jazz Festival. Putting an emphasis on high quality, locally-sourced and fresh ingredients, this year's Patron Experience features an eclectic food menu served in an exclusive, covered Patron Lounge located backstage at the festival. Tantalize your taste buds with this delicious 'tour de food' presented by Telluride chef Josh Klein.