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Jazz Aspen Snowmass 2023

One of the Roaring Fork Valley's best festivals, known for its legendary lineups

Jazz Aspen Snowmass

Jazz Aspen Snowmass (JAS) is a popular music festival with over 30 years of history, which is held at Snowmass Village in Aspen, Colorado. Founded in 1991, Jazz Aspen Snowmass features world-class music, various performances, and education programs in a beautiful mountain setting, Top artists like James Brown, Sheryl Crow, Sting, Stevie Wonder, Stevie Nicks, Kanye West, Chris Stapleton, Eric Church, The Count Basie Orchestra, Leon Bridges performed at the festival throughout its history. JAS usually has two editions during the summer season, in June and in September.

June Experience

Every year, Jazz Aspen Snowmass offers a three-day June Experience in late June. Three fantastic nights of outdoor concerts take place at several locations in Downtown Aspen. With 40 acts in 12 venues, JAS is the ultimate Rocky Mountains music experience that can't be beaten. Participating venues include Wheeler Opera House & Lobby, Belly Up, 39 Degrees at W Hotel, Limelight Hotel, Bon Bon, Sterling Lounge, Felix Roasting Co. Bad Harriet, Here House, and Aspen Art Museum. The lineup includes leading jazz and blues artists like Galactic, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Tony Monaco, and Kevin Burt.

Labor Day Experience

Jazz Aspen Snowmass offers a beautiful open-air celebration of music during the Labor Day Weekend. Top bands and artists playing R&B, rock, funk, blues, world, and soul music perform at Snowmass Town Park, with the stunning Elk Mountain Range as a backdrop. In addition to music, guests can enjoy food & drink vendors, crafts, and kids' activities. The lineup boasts top performers, like Foo Fighters, Old Dominion, Billy Idol, and Jade Jackson.

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