VAIL JAZZ FESTIVAL

The Vail Jazz Festival is a 10-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 Vail Jazz @ Riverwalk. With over 75 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!

THE 2018 VAIL JAZZ FESTIVAL HAS ENDED!
Stay tuned for the Vail Jazz Winter Series lineup announcement, coming soon.

VAIL JAZZ @ VAIL SQUARE

Thursdays, 6pm | Vail Square in Lionshead Village

July 5 – August 23

The Jazz Tent at Vail Square in the heart of Lionshead bursts at the seams during these high-energy performances. This year’s lineup is studded with the biggest names on the jazz scene, who are sure to delight and amaze. The whole family will be captivated by the stunning musicianship of the thrilling performers from all parts of the diverse jazz spectrum.

VAIL JAZZ PARTY

Labor Day Weekend | Lionshead Village

August 30 – September 3

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.

VAIL JAZZ @ THE MARKET

free!

Sundays, noon-3 pm | Jazz Tent at Solaris

July 1 – August 26

A long-standing summer tradition, a series of outdoor concerts featuring local and regionally-based jazz talent at the Vail Farmers’ Market. The jazz concerts are a natural complement to the fabulous shopping and wonderful food for which the casual outdoor market is known.

VAIL JAZZ CLUB SERIES

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

July 11 – August 8

Elegant evenings in a classic jazz club setting—a small venue, timeless cocktails, attentive audiences and up-close-and-personal performances by some of today’s leading jazz performers. These intimate evenings offer excellent acoustics, great sightlines, sophisticated refreshments and enticing dining options.

VAIL JAZZ @ THE REMEDY

free!

Sundays, 8 pm | The Remedy at Four Seasons

July 1 – August 26

Cocooned within the elegant Four Seasons Resort, the vibe is slick, hip and sophisticated, the food creative and fun. The smartly dressed crowd adds to the chic vibe. Grab a coveted spot in the jazz hang, or migrate to the bar for the best Manhattan in town. Hosted by amiable keyboard guru Tony Gulizia with Brian Loftus on drums, the duo is joined by visiting luminaries each week for highly convivial jamming.

VAIL JAZZ @ RIVERWALK

free!

Fridays, 5 pm | Riverwalk at Edwards

July 6 – August 24

A series of concerts hosted in the Riverwalk Amphitheater in Edwards, featuring regional masters of swing, blues, funk, Latin jazz and more. An idyllic outdoor setting paired with tasty local fare and activities for all ages, this series brings families, neighbors and friends together for a perfect summer evening.