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.
With the final additions and finishing touches, we are excited to present the complete list of wines at the 43rd Telluride Jazz Festival. From full-bodied reds with bold flavors to dry, zesty whites with a smooth finish, the 2019 wine lists has something for every kind of wine enthusiast. Explore the list below!
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.
Guided by professional instructor Julie Johnston, 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. Nestled in the cozy amphitheater of Elks Park in downtown Telluride, the yoga sessions are a fun and inspiring way to start your mornings.
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.
Step up to the bar and grab yourself a refreshing craft cocktail! The sophisticated menu of craft cocktails at the 2019 Telluride Jazz Festival is the final touch to the elegant Patron and VIP Experiences. Our extensive selection of mixed drinks featuring premium vodkas, gins and tequilas will keep you feeling festive all day long.
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.
Discover the past on Saturday morning at the Historical Walking Tour presented by the Telluride Historical Museum. Presenter and long-time resident Ashley Boling will guide visitors through Telluride’s storied past and celebrated landmarks. Walking Tour registrations are free; however, space is limited. Registrations are now open. Be sure to sign up early! Click here to sign up.
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.
Tickets for the 43rd Annual Telluride Jazz Festival go on sale in two weeks on Friday, February 1st at 10 am (MT). Festival organizers, SBG Productions, offer a variety of pass options to help you build your perfect experience. From luxurious Patron and VIP options, to all-inclusive 'All That Jazz' Passes and regular 3-Day Passes, there's something for everyone.
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.