3:13 pm - Saturday December 18, 5424

Jazz Aspen Snowmass

JAS Announces Full June Festival Line-Up
& NATURALLY 7 added with previously announced


JAS Café 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‚Ä̬†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 Café 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’ 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 Café 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.‚Ä̬†¬†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 Café Downstairs at the Nell or other JAS events please visitwww.jazzaspensnowmass.org or call JAS at 970-920-4996.




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