Release Date: April 27, 2018

Downtown Welcomes Longmont Jazz Festival!

lONGMONT, CO, This year the Longmont Jazz Festival will celebrate 20 years as Longmont’s only free outdoor festival celebrating the music and culture of Jazz. Second-year board President Tim Ellis says that the association is focused on growing the festival into a destination event for Longmont. This year’s festival will take place on Saturday July 21st and will move from its previous location in Roosevelt Park to 5th Avenue in the heart of thriving downtown Longmont.

This year they are proud to announce Ritmo Jazz Latino, the 2017 nominee for Denver’s best Jazz group, as the festival headliner.


This year’s full lineup:

10:55 AM - 11:40 AM      The Longmont All Star Jazz Band

12:00 PM -  1:00 PM         Joe Smith and the Spicy Pickles

   1:20 PM -  2:20 PM         Robert Johnson and the Mark Diamond Trio

  2:40 PM -  3:40 PM        The Steve Kovalcheck Trio

  4:00 PM -  5:10 PM        Mistura Fina

  5:30 PM -  6:40 PM        The Fat City Mardi Gras Band

  7:00 PM -  8:30 PM        Ritmo Jazz Latino


Thank you to our supporters: KUVO, Longmont Channel 8, The Longmont Downtown Creative District, Visit Longmont, The Longmont Chamber of Commerce, The City of Longmont, SCFD, Front Range Community College, Longmont Digital Printing, Aebersold Jazz, La Vita Bella, The Experience Building, and State Farm Wes Parker.

The Longmont Jazz Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the jazz arts by supporting jazz musicians and jazz education in and around Longmont and Boulder County.


Contact: Tim Ellis

Phone: (720) 484-9809