The Vail Jazz Festival is a 12-week program that brings the best talent in the jazz world to the ultimate summer destination in the Colorado Rockies: Vail. The Festival consists of six distinctive series that run from June – September: Vail Jazz @ Vail Square, Vail Jazz @ The Market, Vail Jazz Club Series, Vail Jazz @ The Remedy, the Vail Jazz Party, and new this year, Vail Jazz @ Riverwalk. With over 70 performances and 200 artists, join us this summer as we fill the streets of Vail with the sounds of swing, salsa, blues, Latin, bebop, the American Songbook, and more!

23rd annual Vail Jazz Festival tickets go on sale May 1, 2017!


Thursdays 6-8pm | Vail Square in Lionshead Village

July 6 – August 31

Vail Jazz @ Vail Square brings nine of the world’s most celebrated jazz bands to the epicenter of Lionshead Village’s bustling summer scene! With a vibrant array of performances, this weekly series is the ultimate summer evening event to spend with family and friends.


Labor Day Weekend | Lionshead Village

August 31 – September 4

The Vail Jazz Festival culminates over Labor Day Weekend with a unique mix of world-class musicians in a one of a kind format that has lived up to its title, the Vail Jazz Party. Whether it’s group performances, multi-artist jam sessions, or the inspiring multimedia tributes to Jazz legends, the weekend has a unique party spirit that attracts musicians and Jazz lovers from all over the world.


Sundays, noon-3 pm | Jazz Tent at Solaris

June 25 – August 27

Vail Jazz presents ten FREE outdoor concerts featuring local and regionally-based jazz talent at the Vail Farmers’ Market and Art Show. The jazz concerts are a natural complement to the fabulous shopping and wonderful food for which the casual outdoor market is known.


Wednesdays, two seatings at 7pm and 9pm | Sonnenalp Hotel

July 12 – August 9

Take your favorite NYC jazz club, add the rustic Rocky Mountain charm of Vail, and you’ve got the Vail Jazz Club Series. This incredibly popular series combines unmatched intimacy and spectacular entertainment to create the perfect evening out.


Sundays, 8 pm | The Remedy at Four Seasons

July 2 – August 27

Vail Jazz @ The Remedy is all about the passion of combining exceptional cocktails, artisinal eats, and great jazz. Each Sunday night throughout the summer, The Remedy hosts a stellar roster of top jazzers–led by Vail’s ubiquitous keyboard/vocal gem, Tony Gulizia–seasoned with visiting jazz luminaries.


Alternate Fridays, 5 pm | Riverwalk at Edwards

June 9 – August 18

Formerly Riverwalk First Fridays, Vail Jazz is proud to announce that Vail Jazz @ Riverwalk is back and better than ever! With an expanded lineup in 2017, this free community event features live music from Colorado’s greatest jazz artists, paired with tasty fare and refreshing beverages from the valley’s most celebrated purveyors.