Telluride Jazz: Artist Lineup 2024. Tickets as of 2/1/24!

Telluride Jazz: Artist Lineup 2024. Tickets as of 2/1/24!

The Telluride Jazz Festival (TJF) recently announced the artist lineup for the 2024 weekend, August 9 – August 11. Scroll down for details.

Festival tickets go on sale Thursday, February 1 at 10 am (MST). 3-Day Passes are $230 plus fees, Single-Day Passes start at $85 plus fees. A small number of early-bird priced tickets will be available for the Patron and VIP Passes. On-site camping is also available adjacent to the festival grounds.

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Set for August 9-11, 2024, the TJF presents a well-rounded, diverse mix of live jazz, funk, soul, gospel and rock performances. The program features Rejuvenation 50! Celebration of The Meters with Dumpstaphunk and special guests George Porter Jr; Leo Nocentelli and Cyril Neville; Christian McBride; Angélique Kidjo; Antibalas; Marco Benevento; Say She She; Cool Cool Cool; and many more.

(The complete list of announced artists is listed below.)

“We’re ecstatic about this year’s group of artists. Every year the talent steps up a notch and this year is no different. We lead with a supergroup of New Orleans royalty, Dumpstaphunk, George Porter Jr., Leo Nocentelli, and Cyril Neville who will pay tribute to The Meters,” said Steve Gumble, Festival Director. “It’s guaranteed to be a special show here in our mountain town. We’re also looking forward to the debut of New Orleans rising stars, New Breed Brass Band. Recently, the group has achieved status of being GRAMMY-nominated. And we hope that in a few weeks the status will be upgraded to GRAMMY award-winning.”

Courtney McClary-Yug, Director of Operations added:

“Generational bass-jazz talent Christian McBride and four-time Grammy-winning African music icon Angélique Kidjo also make for fantastic headliners. Kidjo’s world-music mastery will be complemented by afro-beat icons Antibalas, while McBride’s improvisational jazz talent will flow with artists like Japanese-American trumpet virtuoso Takuya Kuroda and New York’s legendary Sexmob. We can’t forget to highlight the progressive and trending artists on the lineup such as Marco Benevento, Say She She and Karina Rykman, along with some familiar faces from Cool Cool Cool featuring members of the former funk Turkuaz.”

Telluride Town Park is renowned as one of America’s most scenic and spectacular live music venues. Nestled among the aspen trees and surrounded by majestic mountain peaks, festival artists get to perform on the state-of-the-art Main Stage. A secondary stage, the Society Stage, named after the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that owns the festival, will feature free student artist performances in the center of downtown Telluride. These intimate performances aim to further the Telluride Society for Jazz’s mission of providing student education through music.

In addition, luxurious VIP and Patron experiences offer elevated culinary and cocktail aspects to the weekend. A fleet of special events round out the festival with free yoga sessions, morning jam collaborations, a free historical walking tour, cozy after hours shows and more.

2024 Telluride Jazz Festival Artist Lineup:

Rejuvenation 50! Celebration of The Meters featuring Dumpstaphunk and special guests George Porter Jr., Leo Nocentelli, and Cyril Neville
Christian McBride
Angélique Kidjo
Marco Benevento
Say She She
Cool Cool Cool
Takuya Kuroda
New Breed Brass Band
Karina Rykman
Ghost Funk Orchestra
Ty Morris & H.O.W.
A Lavalanche Tribute to Mike Enriquez ft. Kevin McCarthy
Telluride Student All-Stars Jazz Ensemble
The Crescent Super Band
Stillwater All Stars

About Telluride Jazz:

Located in the breathtaking mountain town of Telluride, Colorado, the 47th annual Telluride Jazz Festival, August 9-11, 2024, celebrates the rich tradition, modern styles and cutting-edge progression of the American Jazz art form delivering an unmatched aesthetic experience.

SBG Productions brings a new era to the Telluride Jazz Festival, showcasing three days and nights of world-class jazz, funk, soul, folk and gospel, with a goal of community engagement and student education. A musically-charged local culture accompanied by a wide variety of special events including interactive artist performances, kids and family activities, cozy late night club shows, and much more will round out the weekend celebration. The historical mining town of Telluride sits nestled in a scenic box canyon at 8,750 feet, surrounded by 13,000-foot peaks, and is a prized gem of the Rocky Mountains.

About SBG Productions

A full-service event and festival production company since 1994, SBG Productions specializes in the unique, multi-faceted live music experiences of the Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, Telluride Jazz Festival, and Durango Blues Train.

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