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  • Jazz Aspen Snowmass launches campaign for permanent home at The JAS Center

    Jazz Aspen Snowmass launches campaign for permanent home at The JAS Center

    For over 25 years, Jazz Aspen Snowmass has been enriching the community of Aspen, the state of Colorado and beyond with annual festivals like the June and Labor Day Experiences, the JAS Winter and Summer Cafe series and programs like JAS In-Schools. While the JAS Cafe series and JAS In-Schools have...
  • Gary Clark Jr. announces headlining Red Rocks concert as part of 2018 tour

    Gary Clark Jr. announces headlining Red Rocks concert as part of 2018 tour

    Blues fusion guitarist Gary Clark Jr. will make a stop at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colo. later this year as part of his lengthy 2018 world tour. The headlining concert is scheduled to take place on Sept. 5, fitting in between his previously announced appearance at the Jazz Aspen event in...
  • JAS Summer Cafe series announces lineup including Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Christian Mcbride and more

    JAS Summer Cafe series announces lineup including Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Christian Mcbride and more

    The picturesque city of Aspen, Colo. is one of the best places to catch some of jazz music’s biggest and brightest. While the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Cafe series runs in the winter as well, the JAS Cafe Summer Series is out and as always, there is some amazing talent headed to Aspen this summer. All...
  • Jack Johnson joins JAS Labor Day Experience; single-day tickets on sale now

    Jack Johnson joins JAS Labor Day Experience; single-day tickets on sale now

    Jazz Aspen Snowmass rounded out their Labor Day Experience lineup with a big announcement. Multi-platinum singer-songwriter Jack Johnson will join Lionel Richie and Zac Brown Band as a headliner for the 2018 JAS Labor Day Experience. 2018 will mark Johnson's second JAS appearance. Also announced are...
  • Gary Clark Jr. joins Jazz Aspen Labor Day lineup; Three-day passes now on sale

    Gary Clark Jr. joins Jazz Aspen Labor Day lineup; Three-day passes now on sale

    After announcing the first slew of artists--including headliners Lionel Richie and Zac Brown Band--for the 2018 JAS Labor Day Experience, Three-day passes are on sale now. Sweetening the deal considerably is the announcement that Texas guitar slinger and singer-songwriter Gary Clark Jr. is joining...
  • Lionel Richie, Zac Brown Band to headline 2018 JAS Labor Day Experience

    Lionel Richie, Zac Brown Band to headline 2018 JAS Labor Day Experience

    Jazz Aspen Snowmass has announced the first few artists who will take part in its 2018 Labor Day Experience next summer. Lionel Richie and the Zac Brown Band will headline the three-day event scheduled for Aug. 31-Sept. 2 of next year, with Fitz & The Tantrums and Michael Franti & Spearhead...
  • Daryl Hall and John Oates

    Top 10 best Daryl Hall and John Oates songs

    Daryl Hall and John Oates are one of the greatest duos in the history of rock. In fact, Billboard named them the most successful duo in the rock era--passing up that quintessential rock duo, The Everly Brothers--probably due to their 40 million records sold worldwide, their six #1 hits, six gold and...
  • From lineup to lodging, your complete guide to the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Experience

    From lineup to lodging, your complete guide to the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Experience

    The Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Experience is, well...an experience. That being the case, there’s quite a bit to take in (watch the 2016 recap above). Although the festival--taking place Sept.1-3--is in its 27th year, JAS is constantly upgrading the fest with new and exciting perks that make the...
  • You could win 2 tickets to the sold out final day of the JAS Labor Day Experience

    You could win 2 tickets to the sold out final day of the JAS Labor Day Experience

    While Sunday night of the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Experience is sold out, you still have a chance to win tickets to see Maroon 5, The Roots and The Revivalists, if you’ve got “Moves Like Jagger." JAS will be giving away two tickets to the sold out final night of the Labor Day Experience to the...
  • Jazz Aspen Snowmass teams up with real estate tech company Compass

    Jazz Aspen Snowmass teams up with real estate tech company Compass

    As the 2017 Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Experience (JAS) approaches, JAS has teamed up with real estate technology company Compass. Two pillars of the Aspen community, the relationship between JAS and Compass is a special one. As part of the partnership, Compass will act as the official real...
  • The Roots share powerful new song from 'Detroit' soundtrack: Listen

    The Roots share powerful new song from 'Detroit' soundtrack: Listen

    The legendary Roots crew is back with a powerful new song from the soundtrack to the forthcoming Kathryn Bigelow film “Detroit.” The new track -- another collaboration with longtime Roots coconspirator Bilal -- is entitled “It Ain’t Fair” and finds the hip-hop band exploring more of a Motown...
  • The JAS summer benefit takes place July 21 in Aspen, CO.

    Jazz Aspen Snowmass summer music education benefit celebrates Sly and the Family Stone

    Jazz Aspen Snowmass will be holding their summer music education benefit concert at the Belly Up in Aspen, Colorado on Friday, July 21. The concert is celebrating the 50th anniversary of groundbreaking rock and soul group Sly and the Family Stone, who created such classics as “Dance to the Music...
  • From performances to food and lodging, your complete guide to the Jazz Aspen Snowmass June Experience

    From performances to food and lodging, your complete guide to the Jazz Aspen Snowmass June Experience

    Ah...Aspen in June. The majestic peaks are still capped with snow but the weather is balmy. And the town’s namesake, the aspen trees, shimmer and whisper in the summer breeze. That’s probably all one needs to know to get in gear and head up to the Jazz Aspen Snowmass June Experience, taking place...
  • 5 things you didn't know about The Roots

    5 things you didn't know about The Roots

    The Roots are one of the headlining performers at this year's JAS Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Experience in Snowmass, CO. They'll almost certainly wow the crowd with their big music and bigger personalities, as they take the stage for a holiday weekend celebration. But before they bring their unique...
  • 5 things you didn't know about Jon Batiste

    5 things you didn't know about Jon Batiste

    You might know him as the bandleader on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.” But pianist Jon Batiste is so much more. Batiste is a composer, educator and multi-instrumentalist who has dabbled in a wide-variety of genres. Since forming his band Stay Human while at Juilliard in 2005, Batiste has...
  • 5 things you didn't know about Lisa Fischer

    5 things you didn't know about Lisa Fischer

    Singer and songwriter Lisa Fischer is perhaps most well-known for her work as a backup singer, most notably with the Rolling Stones. Fischer has sung with The Stones on every one of their tours since 1989. After singing with the legendary band for so long, Fischer has developed her own following...
  • Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats add second date at Red Rocks

    Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats add second date at Red Rocks

    After selling out their previously announced Red Rocks show on Aug. 28, Colorado’s own Nathaniel Ratliff & The Night Sweats have added a second date at the famed venue. The second show will take place Tuesday, Aug. 29 with support from soulman Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires. Tickets...
  • Top 10 best Earth, Wind & Fire songs of all-time

    Top 10 best Earth, Wind & Fire songs of all-time

    What can you say about Earth, Wind & Fire that hasn’t already been said? The band is easily one of the best musical groups ever assembled, and their sound was so diverse and lush that it was able to transcend musical and cultural boundaries. With “The Elements” scheduled to make an appearance at...
  • Top 10 best Tower of Power songs

    Top 10 best Tower of Power songs

    The Tower of Power has been hip on the music scene for over five decades. Originating in Oakland, California in 1968, the band would go on to pen some of the most infectious funk and R&B in the ‘70s. Though their commercial fortunes wanned when the ‘70s became the ‘80s, Tower of Power never...
  • Michael McDonald is back with a new album and young fan base

    Interview: Michael McDonald talks new album, playing with Thundercat and why he's having more fun than ever

    There are few jobs that get more enjoyable the longer you work them; by the age of 65, most of us are ready to step away from our careers and ease into the warm waters of retirement. But that's not the case for Michael McDonald. Nearly 50 years into his legendary music career, the five-time Grammy...
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