Vail Jazz is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization based in Vail, Colorado. Through six unique performance series and three signature educational programs, Vail Jazz perpetuates jazz with a focus on young musicians and young audiences.


vail jazz festival

buy tickets

event calendar

festival program


Vail Jazz launches a summer of lawn parties every other Friday in Edwards

There’s nothing like unwinding from a busy week with free live music and a sunny afternoon picnic. Vail Jazz observed that such a scene was too good to reserve for only the first Friday of the month, which is why the all-new Vail Jazz@ Riverwalk was born, infusing The Riverwalk in Edwards with an outdoor […]

From the Mountains to the Masses: Vail Jazz Partners with KUVO

From the mountains to the masses – Vail Jazz and KUVO launch “Live from the Vail Jazz Festival” rebroadcast series Since 1932 when large-scale broadcasts became popular in the United States, the relationship between jazz and the radio has been a natural one, keeping millions of listeners tuned in to jazz stations around the world […]

Vail Jazz Festival delivering biggest summer lineup in history

Tickets are officially on sale for the 23rd annual Vail Jazz Festival’s summer of sizzling live performances, which includes a broad lineup of international, national and regional acts spanning the gamut from blues and soul to swing, bebop, gypsy jazz, Latin and more.   Vail Jazz Club Series The Vail Jazz Club Series, takes place […]