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Telluride Jazz Festival Announces Artist Lineu

Telluride Jazz Festival Announces Artist Lineup Featuring Galactic featuring Anjelika 'Jelly' Joseph, Robert Glasper, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, The Budos Band, The Hot Sardines, Poncho Sanchez and More

August 13-15, 2021 in Telluride, Colorado

Telluride, Colorado (May 26, 2021) - As the summer season in the world-famous mountain town of Telluride, Colorado begins to approach, the Telluride Jazz Festival reveals its 2021 artist lineup. Set on August 13-15, 2021, the festival presents a well-rounded, diverse mix of live jazz, funk, rock, soul, and gospel performances featuring Galactic featuring Anjelika 'Jelly' Joseph, Robert Glasper, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, The Budos Band, The Hot Sardines, Poncho Sanchez, The Dip and many more. The complete list of announced artists is included below.

"I can't pinpoint the artist that I'm most excited about in the 2021 Telluride Jazz Festival lineup, because I'm excited about them all," exclaimed Steve Gumble, Festival Director. "There's no shortage of energy and flavor throughout the billing, offering an incredibly unique three days of music. From two New Orleans jazz music icons, Galactic featuring Anjelika 'Jelly' Joseph and Preservation Hall Jazz Band, along with progressive jazz masters, Robert Glasper and The Budos Band and so much more, the talent goes deep."

Telluride Town Park is renowned as one of America's most scenic and spectacular live music venues. Nestled among the aspen trees and surrounded by 13,000 foot mountain peaks, festival artists will perform on the state-of-the-art Main Stage. A secondary stage, "Society Stage", free of admission, will host weekend programming including interactive artist and student band performances in the center of Telluride. The intimate performances on the "Society Stage" aim to further the festival's and Telluride Society for Jazz's mission of providing student education through music.

In addition, luxurious VIP and Patron Festival Experiences offer elevated culinary and cocktail aspects to the weekend. A fleet of special events round out the festival with free yoga sessions, morning jam collaborations, a free historical walking tour, cozy late night shows and more.

2021 Telluride Jazz Festival Artist Lineup:

Galactic featuring Anjelika 'Jelly' Joseph

Robert Glasper

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

The Budos Band

The Hot Sardines

Poncho Sanchez

The Dip

Christian Sands

Kelly Finnigan & the Atonements


Allison Miller's Boom Tic Boom

Catherine Russell

The Harlem Gospel Travelers

Crescent Super Band

Pete Muller & The Kindred Souls

Rico Jones Countercurrent

The Speakeasy Jazz Sextet

Telluride Student All-Stars Jazz Ensemble

Hooligans Brass Band

Deep Pocket

The Soul Research Foundation

The Inevitables

Voodoo Orchestra

Max Headroom 

Little Big Band 

Stillwater All-Stars

Festival tickets go on sale Thursday, May 27 at 10am (MT). 3-Day Passes are $190 plus fees, Single-Day Passes start at $65 plus fees. The following passes are limited in quantities while supplies last: Patron Experience, VIP Experience, "Jazz After Dark" and 4-Day Camping Passes. For festival information or to purchase tickets, visit To purchase tickets by phone, please call (970) 728-8037.


About Telluride Jazz Festival

Located in the breathtaking mountain town of Telluride, Colorado, the 44th Telluride Jazz Festival, August 13-15, 2021, celebrates the rich tradition, modern styles and cutting edge progression of the American Jazz art form delivering an unmatched aesthetic experience. SBG Productions brings a new era to the Telluride Jazz Festival, showcasing three days and nights of world class jazz, funk, soul, folk and gospel, with a goal of community engagement and student education. A musically-charged local culture accompanied by a wide variety of special events including interactive artist performances, kids and family activities, cozy late night club shows, and much more will round out the weekend celebration. The historical mining town of Telluride sits nestled in a scenic box canyon at 8,750 feet, surrounded by 13,000 foot peaks, and is a prized gem of the Rocky Mountains.


About SBG Productions

A full service event and festival production company since 1994, SBG Productions specializes in the unique, multi-faceted live music experiences of the Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, Telluride Jazz Festival, and Durango Blues Train.




Media Contact:

Jacob Bomersback, Director of Marketing, SBG Productions, Inc.

Email: | Phone: (970) 728-8037 ext. 106 | @TellurideJazz |

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