Summer Festivals

Every year you can find us at jazz festivals across the state, and 2018 is no exception! Come on out, listen to some live jazz, and meet the KUVO gang.

MAY
5/5-6   Cinco de Mayo
5/12     Salute to Seniors Expo
5/19
   Five Points Jazz Festival
5/26   Denver Day of Rock

JUNE
6/1-3  Capitol Hill People's Fair - Civic Center Park
6/2-3     Estes Park Jazz Fest & Art Walk
6/3     City Park Jazz: Jyemo Club
6/8-9  Greeley Blues Jam
6/9        Blues & Brews
6/9   Central Jazz
6/9-10   Art Students League-Summer Art Market
6/10   City Park Jazz: Katie Glassman & Snapshot
6/10   A Taste of Puerto Rico
6/16    Juneteenth Music Festival-Five Points
6/17   City Park Jazz: Hazel Miller w/Harmony Choir and special guests: Badda Boom Brass Band
6/22-30   Jazz Aspen Snowmass-June Experience
6/24   City Park Jazz: Paa Kow
6/30-7/1 Aurora Arts Festival

 

JULY
7/1     City Park Jazz: Euforquestra
7/4     Evergreen Music
Festival
7/5  Cine en e Parque:  Jumanji, Denver
7/5     Vail Jazz @ Vail Square
7/6-8  Cherry Creek Arts Festival
7/8     City Park Jazz: La Pompe Jazz
7/12  Cine en el Parque:  Black Panther, Denver
7/12     Vail Jazz @ Vail Square
7/13-15   Colorado Black Arts Festival
7/14-15 Keystone Wine & Jazz Fest
7/15     City Park Jazz: Pat Bianchi Trio
7/19   Cine en el Parque:  Coco, Commerce City
7/19    Vail Jazz  @ Vail Square
7/21     Bravo Vail Music Festival
7/21    Longmont Jazz Festival
7/21   Westminster Latino Festival
7/21-22  Winter Park Jazz Festival
7/22    City Park Jazz: Mistura Fina
7/26  Cine en el Parque:  Coco, Thornton
7/26    Vail Jazz @ Vail Square
7/27-29    Evergreen Jazz Festival
7/29  City Park Jazz: Sammy Mayfield
TBA    Chicano Music Festival

AUGUST
8/2      Vail Jazz @ Vail Square 
8/2  Cine en el Parque:  Black Panther, Commerce City
TBA     Hispanic Chamber of Commerce SABOR
8/3-5    Telluride Jazz Festival
8/5       City Park Jazz: Chris Daniels and the Kings w/Freddi Gowdy and special guests Tivoli Brass Band
8/8  Cine en el Parque:  Coco, Northglenn
8/9     Vail Jazz @ Vail Square
8/11     Blues & Brews
8/11    Live at the Vineyards
8/16     Vail Jazz @ Vail Square
8/23    Vail Jazz @ Vail Square
8/25  Trinidaddio Blues Festival --Trinidad
8/30-9/3 Vail Jazz Party! - Labor Day Weekend

SEPTEMBER

8/31-9/3  A Taste of Colorado
TBA    Central American Festival
9/7-9/9
  Inaugural Colorado Jazz Musicians Festival
9/14-16 Denver Jazz Festival
9/15  
Jazz on 2nd Ave, Niwot

Veronica Swift with the Emmet Cohen Trio | Aug 16

Aug 11, 2018

The Vail Jazz Festival presents Veronica Swift on Thursday, August 16 at 6 pm at Vail Square. At just 23, Veronica’s style and vocal talent are way beyond her years, captivating unsuspecting audiences with American Songbook, bebop, and vocalese classics. Already recognized as one of today’s top young jazz singers, she first performed at Jazz at Lincoln Center when she was 11 and her first CD was recorded when she was just 9. Adding zest to the evening, noted pianist Emmet Cohen and his trio are on hand to provide creative & sensitive collaborations.

Nicki Parrott's Multimedia Tribute to Peggy Lee | Aug 9

Aug 4, 2018
vailjazz.org

Legendary jazz vocalist Peggy Lee (1920-2002) is creatively channeled by Australian singer & bassist Nicki Parrott, whose alluring renditions of Lee classics have been mesmerizing audiences globally. With more than 15 albums to her credit, Nicki is a regular at major international jazz festivals, impressing audiences equally for her vocal assuredness and her tone and articulation on the bass.  She is an avid student of female cabaret luminaries and has also performed in several Broadway shows.

Chris Daniels & the Kings (now with Freddi Gowdy) are celebrating their 33rd year with a new album "BLUES WITH HORNS!"

Pocho Joe Honored by the Chicano Music Hall of Fame

Jul 24, 2018

Pocho Joe began hosting La Raza Rocks 15 years ago, featuring Chicano and Latin rock-based music that wasn't typically heard on the radio. This Thursday, he's being inducted into the Chicano Music Hall of Fame as part of the Chicano Music Festival.

IJABA MUSIC

Sam Mayfield’s long and rich musical history during which the multi-talented guitarist, singer, and songwriter has performed with many great blues luminaries as Big Joe Turner, Big Mama Thornton. Blues Veteran Sam Mayfield started playing the blues early in the 1960s.

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