Winter Park Jazz Festival

37th Annual Winter Park Jazz Festival – July 20-21, 2019

Running now for more than 35 years, the Annual Winter Park Jazz Festival will be here this summer! Starting on July 20th, come and get lost listening to a star-studded lineup of some of the best jazz artists in the world!

Boyz II Men. Dave Koz. Did we get your attention yet? If you know those names, you’re in for quite a treat this summer. Book your vacation rental today so you can attend the 37th Annual Winter Park Jazz Festival in late July! The jazz festival is truly world-class, running for nearly four decades and has featured both local talents and world-famous performers. Something must be going right to continue running for so many consecutive years!

This year’s lineup has been announced, featuring some of the best artists in the history of the festival. Many performers have been nominated for Grammy awards, so you’ll be sure to hear lots of good music. Whether you’re a jazz enthusiast or have a casual appreciation, there will be something here for you to enjoy. Consisting of two full days of snazzy jazz music, check out the lineups below.

Saturday: Saturday kicks the festival off with a bang, with four performers and a headliner. Kirk Whalum, Kindred the Family Soul, The Sax Pack, and Tony Exum Jr. all will be performing during the day. Finishing things off is legendary R&B group, Boyz II Men. Having been together for 25 years, they’ve won a slew of awards and even have a star in Hollywood. Successfully keeping together for so long, you’re sure to hear some incredible sound from your favorite Boyz, who’ve now became Men.

Jonathan Fritzen on the Keytar
Jonathan Fritzen on the Keytar
Ronald Isley
Ronald Isley
Kirk Whalum on Sax

Photos: 34th annual Winter Park Jazz Festival. 

Sunday: Sunday is no let down, keeping the mood strong with another string of talented musicians. During the day, Ledisi, Adam Hawley & Marcus Anderson, Eric Roberson, and Darren Rahn will play. Capping off a wonderful festival will be none other than Dave Koz (and his friends). Koz is another artist with a long career, having lasted more than 30 years and winning several awards in that time. He’s brought his friends along on tour, so you’re in for a truly unique sound experience you wouldn’t hear elsewhere.

With so much talent coming to Winter Park, Colorado this summer, it’s an event you can’t miss. If you consider yourself a fan of jazz, the Jazz Festival is one of the best places in the world to hear such an incredible collection of music in one place. Being such a popular vacation destination, there are ample places to find lodging nearby. Whether you’re traveling alone or with a large family, you’ll certainly find something that works.

After the show is over, there’s still plenty to do! There probably won’t be any snow, but the mountains are still great for hiking and bike riding! Or you can even opt for a wetter adventure, and go river rafting or fishing. It’s a excellent place to camp, but you’d be much more comfortable booking a private vacation rental to make your experience feel luxurious. If you’re interested in looking for summer lodging in Colorado, take a look here!

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