Telluride Jazz Festival

Victor Wooten Masterclass - "Music of Nature and the Nature of Music"

Victor Wooten Masterclass - "Music of Nature and the Nature of Music"

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.

Telluride Jazz Festival Trip Giveaway - Win Tickets, Lodging and Swag!

Telluride Jazz Festival Trip Giveaway - Win Tickets, Lodging and Swag!

Enter to win tickets and lodging to the 2019 Telluride Jazz Festival! It doesn't get much better than world-class music under the towering San Juan Mountains in beautiful Telluride, Colorado! Showcasing a mix of jazz, soul, funk with interactive artist performances, intimate late night shows, luxurious VIP and patron experiences, children's activities and much more, the Telluride Jazz Festival is one of America's dynamic destination festivals.

Sierra Nevada Unveils 2019 Telluride Jazz Festival Pour List

Sierra Nevada Unveils 2019 Telluride Jazz Festival Pour List

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.

2019 Free "First Note" Yoga

2019 Free "First Note" Yoga

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.

Introducing The 2019 Patron Experience Menu

Introducing The 2019 Patron Experience Menu

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.

The 2019 Craft Cocktails For The Patron And VIP Experiences

The 2019 Craft Cocktails For The Patron And VIP Experiences

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 Your Festival With Jazz On Main

Kick Off Your Festival With Jazz On Main

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.

Get to know the 2019 Telluride Jazz Festival Vendors

Get to know the 2019 Telluride Jazz Festival Vendors

In addition to three days of world-class music, craft beer and outdoor recreation, festival attendees can enjoy a wide variety of food and craft vendors at the 2019 Telluride Jazz Festival! From delicious wraps, pizza, warm coffee and vegan options, the tasty food vendor menus will keep your taste buds satisfied all weekend long. Shop at the local craft booths for fine jewelry, clothing and keepsakes. Explore all of the vendors below!

2019 Single-Day Tickets On Sale Now

2019 Single-Day Tickets On Sale Now

Single-Day Tickets for the 2019 Telluride Jazz Festival are on sale now! Each day features a unique and dynamic lineup of performers and special events! If you can't make it to the whole festival, check out the schedule and find a day that's right for you!

2019 Historical Walking Tour - Step into the Past

2019 Historical Walking Tour - Step into the Past

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.

Patron Opening Concert with Victor Wooten Band

Patron Opening Concert with Victor Wooten Band

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.

"The Final Waltz" Closing Show with Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio

"The Final Waltz" Closing Show with Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio

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.

The 2019 Schedule Is Here

The 2019 Schedule Is Here

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.

2019 Tickets On Sale Now

2019 Tickets On Sale Now

The day is here! Tickets for the 43rd Annual Telluride Jazz Festival are on sale now! Limited quantities are available for Early Bird, VIP, and Patron 3-Day Passes, Safari Cabanas, 4-Day Camping and "Jazz After Dark" Passes. Don't miss out, buy early and save!

2019 Telluride Jazz Festival Tickets On Sale February 1st

2019 Telluride Jazz Festival Tickets On Sale February 1st

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.

10 Reasons Not To Miss The 2019 Telluride Jazz Festival

10 Reasons Not To Miss The 2019 Telluride Jazz Festival

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.

Early Bird Patron Passes On Sale December 12

Early Bird Patron Passes On Sale December 12

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. 

Watch 31 Jam In The Van Artist Sessions from the 2018 Telluride Jazz Festival

Watch 31 Jam In The Van Artist Sessions from the 2018 Telluride Jazz Festival

The Telluride Jazz Festival was thrilled to host Jam In The Van at this year’s festival to capture live sessions from the artist lineup! Watch some the highlights from Cory Henry and the Funk Apostles, Sammy Miller and The Congregation, Polyrhythmics, No BS! Brass Band and Tyree Morris & Hearts of Worship.

Join Us For The 43rd Telluride Jazz Festival On August 9-11, 2019

Join Us For The 43rd Telluride Jazz Festival On August 9-11, 2019

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.