03/23/2017

Vail Jazz @ Vail Square 2017 summer lineup confirmed

The umbrella of jazz spans several genres and nowhere is its vast reach more spectacularly exemplified than in the varied lineup of artists on tap for this summer’s Vail Jazz @ Vail Square series.  ( more)

03/13/2017

2017 Vail Summer Bluegrass Lineup Announced

The Vail Summer Bluegrass Series returns to the Arrabelle at Vail Square for its fourth summer beginning Wednesday, June 28 and continues on July 5, 12 and 19. All shows will start at 6:00 p.m. and are free to attend. Additional information is to come.  ( more)

03/10/2017

Announcing the 2017 Vail Jazz at Vaiil Square Lineup!

Vail Jazz is proud to announce the star-studded lineup for this summer's popular Thursday night Vail Jazz @ Vail Square series! This year will feature an exciting blend of jazz genres: simmering blues, swinging gypsy jazz, soulful vocalists, sizzling Latin jazz, and so much more!  ( more)

02/23/2017

Craft Beer and Mountain Adventure Come Together This June at The Vail Craft Beer Classic

This June 16th - 18th, the Vail Valley will become a hub for craft beer enthusiasts as brewers and connoisseurs kick off the inaugural Vail Craft Beer Classic. With over 300 beers, dozens of events, yoga, hiking, and all the offerings of Colorado’s vast outdoor playground, fans of the craft should be ready for a mountain weekend full of brews and adventure.  ( more)

02/21/2017

Bravo! Vail Music Festival Announces Its Thirtieth Season June 22–August 4, 2017

The Bravo! Vail Music Festival announces its milestone 30th season, which runs from June 22 to August 4, 2017. The season features the return of its longtime resident ensembles the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, The Philadelphia Orchestra, and the New York Philharmonic as well as the second-annual residency of the London-based chamber orchestra the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, led by violinist and Music Director Joshua Bell. The 30th season celebration includes a record number of world premieres signifying the launch of a New Works Project, expanded educational offerings, and the largest-ever number of string quartets performing in its various chamber music programs.  ( more)

09/01/2016

It's time to throw down with the Vail Jazz Party

Herbie Hancock once famously said that "jazz translates the moment into a sense of inspiration for not only the musicians but for the listeners." During the five days of live music throughout the Vail Jazz Party, all of the moments become a throbbing cloud of inspiration, palpable to all within earshot.  ( more)

08/31/2016

Vail Jazz launches into early long weekend of music with Thursday triple bill at Vail Square

The musical experience in Lionshead on Thursday is as full-circle as it gets. The triple bill serves as the grand finale of the summer’s Vail Jazz @ Vail Square series but is also the mighty kickoff of The 22nd annual Vail Jazz Labor Day Weekend Party. It begins with 12 of the country’s top teenage jazz musicians, freshly minted “Vail Jazz All-Stars” having just graduated from a workshop with six of the world’s most respected and established jazz pros. A selection of Workshop alumni, now professional artists themselves, take the stage after the teenagers. The ultimate culmination of talent wraps up the evening with a performance by the mentors themselves, the Vail Jazz Party House Band.  ( more)

08/30/2016

Nation's best teenage musicians fine-tune skills in Vail this week

There are some kids that show an early aptitude for athletics and end up the star of their sports team. Then there are kids that can master a trombone or a drum set before they barely outweigh the instrument and go on to be All-Stars.  ( more)

08/24/2016

H2 Big Band Leaders Sum Up the Unique, Danceable Magic of Count Basie

From tapping your foot to bobbing your head to launching yourself into an all-out Lindy Hop, swing music simply makes you want to move. When it involves 17 musicians and originates with Count Basie, the dance formula is pretty much guaranteed.  ( more)