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The line-up for the 2017 Telluride Jazz Festival includes Mavis Staples, Macy Gray, Bootsy Collins & World-Wide Funk Drive, Lee Fields and the Expressions, Miles Mosley and the West Coast Get Down, The Suffers, Fatso, Vaud and the Villains, Davina and the Vagabonds, Hazel Miller Gospel Band, Ranky Tanky, Cha Wa Mardi Gras Indian Band, Bob Montgomery Quintet, Kevin McCarthy Trio, Voodoo Orchestra, Telluride Students All-Stars Jazz Ensemble, Stillwater All-Stars, Soul Research Foundation, Hooligan Brass Band, The Inevitables, and Telluride Jazz Academy
About The Telluride Jazz Festival
"If Telluride ain't Heaven, then Heaven can wait."
- Dizzy Gillespie
The Telluride Jazz Festival is a celebration of the art, soul, history, and future of the genre of jazz music. The festival seeks to honor jazz's finest historic artists and create a platform from which new artists can voice their sound. The Telluride Jazz Festival has consistently earned national and international attention for featuring the best in classic, mainstream, blues, African, Cajun, and Latin jazz music. Telluride Jazz Festival ranks among the world’s most memorable music festivals. Since 1977, Telluride’s majestic perch high in the San Juan Mountains has been the site of an annual event produced by the Telluride Society for Jazz. The intimate format and superb music along with the opportunity for invigorating alpine recreation come together to create a truly unique weekend experience. Performances take place on two outdoor stages during the day and in historic theaters and clubs at night.
Camping passes for the fesival are $59 per person and $69 for a vehicle pass, so choosing to camp for the festival can add up. As an alternative, Telluride offers many vacation rentals and hotel rooms at comparable (or better) prices. Telluride.com has an inventory of over 300 rentals and rooms. Start searching our Telluride lodging now and make sure you find the best place at the best price, before things are all booked up.