JAS Announces Full June Festival Line-Up
BEN HARPER & CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE, TEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND
& NATURALLY 7 added with previously announced
JACKSON BROWNE & PINK MARTINI
JAS Caf√© Downstairs @ the Nell Summer Jazz Series Announced
¬†Grammy-winning blues-rock singer¬†Ben Harper &¬†bluesman¬†Charlie Musselwhite¬†have been added to the JAS Aspen Snowmass June Festival line-up, performing on Saturday, June 22nd¬†at the Benedict Music Tent. Harper recently teamed up with the harmonica legend and Blues Hall of Fame inductee Charlie Musselwhite to release a collaborative blues album titled¬†Get Up!.¬†¬†On Sunday, June 23rd¬†the 11-piece¬†Tedeschi Trucks Band, led by the husband-wife team of Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi will perform with special guests the vocal play group¬†Naturally 7. These artists will join previously announced Friday, June 21st¬†performer¬†Jackson Browne¬†and July 5th¬†performers¬†Pink Martini, presented in association with the Aspen Music Festival and School
JAS has also announced an expanding FREE Festival Lawn Party taking place on the Benedict Music Tent grounds starting at 6pm June 21-23. Two bands will perform nightly including Cuban born¬†Pablo Menendez ‚ÄúMezcla‚ÄĚ¬†and rising world-fusion star¬†TIZER. Multiple food and drink vendors will be on-site creating a festival feel for the entire community to come enjoy.
The¬†JAS Caf√© Downstairs at the Nell¬†Summer Series has also been announced to include the guitar & vocal wizardry of¬†Raul Midon¬†on June 26; the funky & soulful New Orleans‚Äô keyboard & vocals of¬†Jon Cleary¬†on June 28-29; The 12 Pc. Cuban Big Band¬†Wil Campa Y su Gran Union¬†on July 5; The suave & high energy Pianist/Vocalist¬†Tony DeSare¬†on July 18-19; and the Italian¬†¬†jazz vocalist¬†Roberta Gambarini¬†on August 17-18 with additional dates and artists to be announced at a later date..
Tickets¬†for Browne, Harper & Musselwhite, Naturally 7 and Tedeschi Trucks Band can be purchased at 866-JAS-TIXX (970-527-8499),jazzaspensnowmass.org¬†or locally at the Belly Up Box Office (970-544-9800).¬†¬†For information on Patron (VIP) Packages please call 970-920-4996. Pink Martini tickets are available at 970-925-9042 or¬†aspenmusicfestival.com. JAS Caf√© tickets at just $35/show are available at 866-JAS-TIXX (527-8499) or¬†jazzaspensnowmass.org.
JAS is pleased to announce a new sponsorship with¬†The Westin Snowmass Resort and Wildwood Snowmass, the Official Host Hotels of JAS Aspen Snowmass.¬†¬†‚ÄúWe are extremely excited to be the host hotels for the JAS Aspen Snowmass Music Festivals in 2013,‚ÄĚ says Tim Johnson, Complex Director of Sales & Marketing for the properties.¬†¬†‚ÄúGuests will have an opportunity to enjoy a whole new Snowmass experience at the new fully renovated Westin Snowmass Resort and Wildwood Snowmass.‚ÄĚ¬†¬†For lodging and ticket packages at the Westin and Wildwood call 800-525-9402.¬†¬†For packages at other area properties please call 800-SNOWMASS or visit¬†jazzaspensnowmass.org.
Additional 2013 Festival sponsors include: Town of Snowmass Village, The Denver Post, Coors Light, Alpine Bank, Patron Tequila, KSPN, 5280, and Aspen Sojourner.
For more information on the JAS June and Labor Day Festivals, the JAS Caf√© Downstairs at the Nell or other JAS events please visitwww.jazzaspensnowmass.org¬†or call JAS at 970-920-4996.