Telluride Jazz Fest: Artist Lineup, Tickets On Sale Now!

As the winter season in Telluride winds down, summer is in the rear view mirror, advancing quickly and one of the highlights of the summer festival season in the region is the Telluride Jazz Festival, which just revealed its 2019 artist lineup.

Set for August 7-9, 2020, the Telluride Jazz Festival presents a well-rounded, diverse mix of live jazz, funk, rock, soul, and gospel performances featuring The Beach Boys, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Bamako To Birmingham: Amadou & Mariam and Blind Boys of Alabama, The Budos Band, The Hot Sardines, Poncho Sanchez, Marco Benevento, and many more. (The complete list of announced artists is listed below.)

Festival tickets are on sale now: 3-Day Passes are $160 plus fees; Single-Day Passes start at $60 plus fees. The following passes are limited in quantities while supplies last: Patron Experience; VIP Experience; “Jazz After Dark”; and 4-Day Camping Passes.

For festival information or to purchase tickets, visit www.telluridejazz.org/tickets. To purchase tickets by phone, please call (970) 728-8037.

“I can’t pinpoint the artist I’m most excited about on the 2020 Telluride Jazz Festival lineup. I’m excited about them all,” exclaimed Steve Gumble, Festival Director. “There’s no shortage of diversity and flavor throughout the billing, an incredibly unique three days of music. From the iconic Beach Boys, who helped lay the groundwork for modern music, to the masters of jazz, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, along with a unique collaboration between world-music superstars Amadou & Mariam and gospel legends The Blind Boys of Alabama, our headliners really set the tone for the assortment of styles on display at this year’s event.”

Telluride Town Park is renowned as one of America’s most scenic and spectacular live music venues. Nestled among the aspen trees and surrounded by 13,000 foot mountain peaks, festival artists get to perform on a state-of-the-art Main Stage. A secondary stage, “Society Stage,” where admission is free, hosts weekend programming including interactive artist and student band performances in the center of Telluride. The intimate performances on the “Society Stage” aim to further the festival’s and Telluride Society for Jazz’s mission of enhancing student education through music.

In addition, luxurious VIP and Patron Festival Experiences offer elevated culinary and cocktail aspects to the weekend. A fleet of special events round out the festival: free yoga sessions, morning jam collaborations, a free historical walking tour, a New Orleans Second Line Parade, cozy late night shows and more.

2020 Telluride Jazz Festival Artist Lineup:

The Beach Boys
Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Bamako to Birmingham: Amadou & Mariam and Blind Boys of Alabama
The Budos Band
The Hot Sardines
Poncho Sanchez
Marco Benevento
Catherine Russell
Allison Miller’s Boom Tic Boom
Bonerama
Christian Sands
Kelly Finnigan & The Atonements
The Harlem Gospel Travelers
The Crescent Super Band
Rico Jones Countercurrent
The Speakeasy Jazz Quintet
The McCarthy Trio
Telluride Student All-Stars Jazz Ensemble
The Hooligans Brass Band
Deep Pocket
The Soul Research Foundation
Stillwater All-Stars

Telluride Jazz Festival, more:

Located in the breathtaking mountain town of Telluride, Colorado, the 44th Telluride Jazz Festival, August 7-9, 2020, celebrates the rich tradition, modern styles and cutting- edge progression of the American jazz art form to deliver an unmatched aesthetic experience.

SBG Productions brings a new era to the Telluride Jazz Festival, showcasing three days and nights of world class jazz, funk, soul, folk, and gospel, with a goal of community engagement, and student education. A musically-charged local culture accompanied by a wide variety of special events including interactive artist performances, kids and family activities, cozy late night club shows, and much more round out the weekend celebration. The historical mining town of Telluride sits nestled in a scenic box canyon at 8,750 feet, surrounded by 13,000 foot peaks, a prized gem of the Rocky Mountains.

SBG Productions, more:

A full-service event and festival production company since 1994, SBG Productions specializes in the unique, multi-faceted live music experiences of the Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, Telluride Jazz Festival, and the Durango Blues Train.

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