Live jazz returns to Vail this summer with the 28th Annual Vail Jazz Festival! The festival will run from June 30 – September 5, 2022 with a robust series of world class jazz performances in the heart of Vail, featuring the very best in hot jazz, bebop, bossa nova, gypsy jazz, big band sounds and more!
The festival will include eight Thursday evening headliner performances under the Jazz tent at Vail Square in Lionshead, and eight FREE Sunday evening concerts on the Solaris Plaza in Vail Village, and the Vail Jazz Party over Labor Day Weekend.
June 30 | The 28th Annual Vail Jazz Festival Kickoff Party | Diego Figueiredo & Ken Peplowski | Vail Square
July 3 | Vail Jazz @ Solaris | United States Air Force Academy Band Falconaires |
July 7 | Vail Jazz @ Vail Square | Matthew Whittaker Quintet |
July 10 | Vail Jazz @ Solaris | Lionel Quemando |
July 14 | Frank Vignola’s Birdland Guitar Band | Donovan Pavilion
July 14 | Vail Jazz @ Vail Square | Jon Cleary – Mardi Gras in July |
July 17 | Vail Jazz @ Solaris | Lao Tizer Quartet |
July 21 | Frank Vignola’s Birdland Guitar Band | Donovan Pavilion
July 24 | Vail Jazz @ Solaris | The Burroughs |
July 28 | Vail Jazz @ Vail Square | Bria Skonberg Quartet |
July 31 | Vail Jazz @ Solaris | Lionel Young Quartet |
August 4 | Vail Jazz @ Vail Square | Samara Joy and Pasquale Grasso Quartet |
August 7 | Vail Jazz @ Solaris | The Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra Sextet |
August 11 | Vail Jazz @ Vail Square | Dee Dee Bridgewater and the Memphis Soulphony |
August 14 | Vail Jazz @ Solaris | Tony Monaco’s Tribute |
August 18 | Vail Jazz @ Vail Square | Warren Wolf’s Multi-Media History of the Vibes
August 21 | Vail Jazz @ Solaris | Peter Olstad’s Rocky Mountain All-Stars |
September 1 -5 | Vail Jazz Party | Various Artists | The Hythe
The grand finale of the Vail Jazz Festival features a jam-packed lineup with several headliners that join together to play in group performances, multi-artist jam sessions, and inspiring tributes to jazz legends.
See below for full event details: