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Vail Jazz Festival Announces 2018 Schedule

Six concert series will stretch across two summer months

Terell Stafford
Terell Stafford (photo: Jimmy Ryan/courtesy of the artist)

The 24th edition of the Vail Jazz Festival, an extended summer program that includes 75 performances and 200 artists, will take place from July 1 to Sept. 3 in Vail, Colo., with six distinct concert series.

The series are Vail Jazz @ The Market, featuring a rotating lineup of acclaimed regional acts every Sunday afternoon beginning July 1 at the Vail Farmers Market; Vail Jazz @ The Remedy, in which pianist/vocalist Tony Gulizia and drummer Brian Loftus perform each Sunday night, joined by visiting musicians, at The Remedy in the Four Seasons Resort; Jazz @ Vail Square, a weekly Thursday-night performance inside an all-weather Jazz Tent at the center of Lionshead Village; Jazz @ Riverwalk, with music every Friday evening at the Riverwalk Backyard Amphitheater in Edwards; the Vail Jazz Club Series, featuring music in a jazz club atmosphere at the Sonnenalp Hotel every Wednesday; and the Vail Jazz Party, a 35-hour marathon lineup of music that stretches across the entire Labor Day weekend.

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