Vail Jazz to Cancel Summer Programming Due to COVID Crisis

2020 Live Concerts Cancelled This summer, the Vail Jazz Foundation was looking forward to celebrating another major milestone: the 25th anniversary of the Vail Jazz Workshop, one of the three music education programs the Foundation sponsors. Unfortunately, those celebrations will have to wait. This week, the Foundation made the difficult decision to cancel all summer programming … Continued

Vail Jazz to Launch Busy Summer for 25th

Ticketed performances are on sale now and free live music abounds all summer long On a whim back in 1995, lifelong jazz fan and part-time Vail resident Howard Stone brought in a who’s who cast of the world’s greatest jazz artists for a long weekend live music extravaganza. Intended originally to be a one-off event, … Continued

Five free ways to enjoy jazz this summer

While Ludwig’s at The Sonnenalp channels a big city jazz club with intimate dinner performances starring internationally heralded artists on Wednesdays for the Vail Jazz Club Series and the Jazz Tent in Lionshead pulsates with the power of those artists backed by full bands on Thursdays for Vail Jazz @ Vail Square, Fridays and Sundays … Continued

Vail Jazz turns on the hot jets for a full summer of shows

National and international artists on tap for Sonnenalp, Vail Square and Labor Day Weekend performances Launching into its 24th year, the Vail Jazz Festival’s summer’s lineup is stacked with young songstresses, established Grammy winners and sky-rocketing new talent. The summer kicks off with an eclectic variety of national and internationally acclaimed artists for Vail Jazz … Continued

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. [av_slideshow size=’no scaling’ animation=’slide’ autoplay=’false’ interval=’2′ control_layout=’av-control-default’ av_uid=’av-cbzz3b’] [av_slide id=’7870′ av_uid=’av-arzas7′][/av_slide] [av_slide … Continued

Sunday Jazz Kicks off the Festival Season

Vail Jazz kicks off its solid summer of free live music programs this Sunday For live music lovers, Sunday is about to become the best day of the week. Beginning this Sunday (June 26), the extravaganza of free jazz kicks off for the summer. If you’ve strolled through the sea of stimulation that is the Vail Farmer’s … Continued

Vail Square lineup, new Club Series and live tunes at Sweet Basil!

Cartwheeling into its 21st year, the Vail Jazz Festival is admittedly a full-grown adult, but as evidenced by its lineup for this summer’s Thursday evening Vail Jazz @ Vail Square series, not to mention the brand new Vail Jazz Club Series and Vail Jazz at Sweet Basil events, the festival is unquestionably keeping things young … Continued

Vail Jazz Festival Marks 18th Season With Expanded Programming Throughout Summer Culminating With Labor Day Weekend Jazz Party

Vail, CO – The Vail Jazz Foundation announces its 2012 Vail Jazz Festival season with ticketed and free events taking place throughout Vail from June 24 through September 3. The 18th annual Festival brings international jazz artists to indoor and outdoor venues, highlighting a variety of jazz styles from swing and Latin jazz to Big … Continued