Vail Jazz Festival - Expired Event
|Location||Vail Village and Vail Square, Lionshead
Vail, CO 81657
|Description:||The 18th Annual Vail Jazz Festival is a 12 week-long program of jazz concerts consisting of four distinctive performance series. The Vail Jazz Festival is a summer-long celebration of America's musical gift to the world - Jazz.|
The Vail Jazz Foundation has created a different kind of festival experience â inspiring and engaging, sophisticated yet easy going. The Summer of Jazz in Vail offers internationally acclaimed jazz ensembles and soloists as well as local and regional favorites.
Jazz @ Vail Square returns to Lionshead on July 5 with the Brubeck Brothers for the first of nine free shows outside the Arrabelle in Vail. Presented in a tented venue seating 300+, this dynamic concert series features national jazz artists with styles ranging from Swing to straight ahead, Latin Jazz to the American Songbook. Whether you enjoy the show from a seat in a nearby restaurant, or from the the tent with a cocktail, Jazz @ Vail Square creates intimate jazz experiences that you wonât soon forget.
JULY 5- BRUBECK BROTHERS QUARTET
JULY 12 - WIL CAMPA Y SU GRAN UNION
JULY 19 - MARCIA BALL
JULY 26 - THE FALCONAIRES: THE AIR FORCE ACADEMY BAND with special guest AL HOOD
AUGUST 2 - HOT TOMATOES SWING BAND & DANCE
AUGUST 9 - TOMMY IGOE SEXTET
AUGUST 16 - MICHE BRADEN AND THE KENNY WALKER QUARTET
AUGUST 23 -JUNIOR MANCE TRIO
AUGUST 30 - CLAYTON BROTHERS SEXTET & VAIL JAZZ ALL-STARS
The Vail Jazz Foundation presents ten FREE outdoor concerts featuring local and regionally-based jazz talent at the Vail Farmersâ Market and Art Show, Sundays from noon to 3 pm. The jazz concerts are a natural complement to the fabulous shopping and wonderful food for which the casual outdoor market is known. Jazz at the Market is presented in a tent at Solaris on Meadow Drive in Vail Village. Concerts start at noon with seating for up to 100 inside the tent. Stop by to check out refreshing jazz groups at the market, and enjoy!
MUSICIAN LINE UP
JUNE 24 - TONY GULIZIA TRIO
JULY 1 - HOT CLUB OF DETROIT
JULY 8 - KATHY MORROW TRIO
JULY 15 - CHUCK LAMB & COHENCIDED
JULY 22 - GINGA BAND
JULY 29 - LIONEL YOUNG BAND
AUGUST 5 - JUSTIN ALLISON TRIO
AUGUST 12 - SALSA CON JAZZ
AUGUST 19 - LAURA NEWMAN TRIO
AUGUST 26 - TONY G'S JAM
NEW in 2012 is a partnership with Kelly Liken, bringing jazz to Vail every Sunday night. Paired with Kelly Liken's Harvest menu, join local jazz great, Tony Gulizia and a different guest artist each week for exciting jazz performances! This elegant restaurant features Seasonal American Cuisine. Join Kelly Liken for dinner or just have a drink at the bar.
JAZZ AFTER - Orchestra Jazz Jams
New in 2012, in partnership with Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival, after three of the concerts at the Ford Amphitheater, join us at the Great Room at Larkspur Restaurant to hear select members of each of the resident orchestras as they perform jazz in a club-like setting.
Light menu and drinks are available.
Dallas Jam - June 30
Philly Jam - July 11
New York Jam - July 25
The Festival culminates in a unique mix of world-class musicians in a one-of-a-kind format that has lived up to its title, the Labor Day Weekend Party. Whether it's group performances, multi-artist jam sessions or the inspiring multi-media salutes to Jazz legends, the Weekend has a unique party spirit that attracts musicians and jazz lovers from all over the world. Each year, up-and-coming "young lions" play alongside the living legends of jazz in an intimate venue, surrounded by the natural beauty of Vail. With twenty five hours of performances throughout the weekend (morning, noon and night), the audience and musicians are connected in a manner that consistently inspires great performances.
|Contact name||Bri Hoy-Skubik|
|Show hours||Sun 12-3, Sun 8:30-11, Thurs 6-8|
|Entertainment||Jazz music from a variety of styles|
|Activities||Enjoy the beauty of Vail while experiencing the beauty of jazz.|
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|Maps and Directions (from Google Maps)|
|From I-70, take the Vail Village exit.|
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