Vail Jazz Party

Vail Jazz Party! | Labor Day Weekend

Aug 11, 2017

The grand finale of both the Vail Jazz Festival and the beautiful Colorado summer season, the Vail Jazz Party features a jam-packed lineup with over 35 headliners that join together to play in group performances, multi-artist jam sessions, and inspiring multimedia tributes to jazz legends. Vail Jazz Party features a House Band with John Clayton, Terell Stafford, Wycliffe Gordon, Bill Cunliffe, and Lewis Nash.

Vail Jazz Festival Kick-off

Jun 20, 2017

Join Vail Jazz in celebrating the the 100th birthday of the genre! In 1917, New Orleans-based a Dixieland Jass Band record was the first to be stamped as "jazz," and the city maintains its reputation as the heart of jazz music to this day. The 23rd Annual Vail Jazz Festival features music and performers from all over the United States and across the globe, but the New Orleans theme recurs periodically -- here's what to look for.

Vail Jazz Party | Sept. 1-5

Aug 18, 2016

VAIL JAZZ PARTY! LABOR DAY WEEKEND! For 5 days over Labor Day weekend, more than 40 of the world’s most celebrated jazz performers will meet in beautiful Vail, Colorado for the 22nd Annual Vail Jazz Party. The amazing roster of headliners joins together to play more than 35 hours of back-to-back jam sessions, group performances, and inspiring multimedia tributes to jazz legends, from Thursday, September 1st through Monday, September 5th. 

You listen to jazz in your car, from a radio at home, maybe you stream KUVO at work, or you tune in via the KUVO App. We all have our own way of  being connected. Having a jazz station that's accessible no matter where you are is a key part of our mission. We're asking you to become a supporting member of our jazz community...and you'll be automatically entered to win a trip to Vail Jazz Party, or Telluride Jazz Festival! Any gift, at any level...before midnight tonight April gets you in the drawing!