The 18th annual Evergreen Jazz Festival was another huge success, with 11 world-class bands delivering over 80 hours of outstanding traditional jazz in five intimate venues. The 2020 Festival is scheduled for July 24-26, and plans are well underway. Check back here in January for the latest update. Meanwhile, browse the website to get an idea of what a joyful and enjoyable event this is.
Check this star studded line up!
Each of the five Festival venues offers an intimate listening environment, and most Festival-goers make a point of experiencing all of them.
The Festival Mission Statement includes a commitment to jazz education. Two annual highlights are the opening Educational Concert and the Student Clinics conducted by Festival musicians.
JULY 24, 25, 26, 2020
When it all started, many in the jazz world must have thought, “That Colorado altitude has taken its toll on those guys. Start a traditional jazz festival in this era?” But a small group of dedicated jazz lovers did just that, and to the amazement of many, this July we present the eighteenth rendition of the Evergreen Jazz Festival. It promises to be another outstanding event, living up to the enthusiastic description by a national columnist as “the best jazz festival anywhere!”
Located just 30 minutes southwest of Denver, the scenic mountain community of Evergreen provides an idyllic setting for the 3-day event. Five distinctive, intimate venues ranging from a church to a bar and grill give audiences a delightful variety of up-close-and-personal listening experiences. And the music? Just check this year’s lineup! Absolutely top quality musicians, as always.
No big crowds. No big stages. No big sound systems. Just a big jazz experience you’re sure
to enjoy. Browse the website and check out this video to get an idea of what a special time this is. Then make your plans to join us for the 2020 Evergreen Jazz Festival!