Snowmass is known for its wild and rugged landscapes, from its soaring mountain peaks to the cold waters of its rushing rivers. And while visitors come to Snowmass expecting unbridled outdoor adventures, it may come as a surprise that it is also a place rich in music and culture. Jazz Aspen Snowmass, also known as JAS, offers events, performances, and education programs surrounding the love of jazz music that you may not expect to find in this mountain town. Check the Jazz Aspen Snowmass event calendar for the dates you will be in Snowmass and be pleasantly surprised at the talent found here at an Aspen jazz festival!
Jazz Aspen Snowmass Events
This non-profit was created with the vision of preserving and presenting jazz music throughout the Snowmass area for residents and visitors alike. Their biggest events are the June Experience and the Labor Day Experience, but you will also find events on their calendar happening throughout the year. So whichever season you will be vacationing in Snowmass, make a jazz performance a part of your experience!
Held at the end of June, the June Experience takes place over four days and offers over 40 performances. You will experience ten unique venues all accessible with one pass. Special events are held throughout the day on opening and closing days, with the other two days offering a variety of shows running throughout the evening from 5 pm until 12 midnight. Similarly, the Labor Day Experience offers a variety of quality shows spread out across several days of entertainment. Sing along to favorite well-known tunes with big-name artists that come in specially for this event or discover a new favorite from one of the local musicians.
Outside of these epic multi-day experiences, you will also find a variety of shows offered throughout the winter months during the Winter JAS Café. Winter JAS Café performances begin at 7 pm and 9:15 pm.
Planning Your Excursion to Jazz Aspen Snowmass
From rooftop performances at the Aspen Art Museum to cozy shows to be enjoyed over dinner, the Aspen jazz festival can be found hosting entertainment at a variety of venues depending on the event. Tickets can be purchased in advance via the Jazz Aspen Snowmass website.
Nearby Snowmass Accommodations
Stay relaxed and inspired within the cozy Timberline Condominiums, which offer easy access to a wealth of outdoor activities as well as music and culture events such as those found at Jazz Aspen Snowmass. Browse our extensive listings of Snowmass condos here!