People & Places

Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Experience Rocks in 2021

The music ranged from alt-rock to yacht rock to country at local end-of-summer institution Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Experience.

12/21/2021 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

Virtual Reality

Tune into Aspen's Summer Arts Season

Music, theater, art exhibits, lectures—find a mix of live and online programming.

07/01/2020 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Listen Up

Music Festivals 2019

The Aspen Music Festival and School, Snowmass Summer of Free Concerts, and Jazz Aspen Snowmass define the summer soundscape.

05/31/2019 By Todd Hartley


Jazz Aspen Snowmass’s June Experience 2018

Aspen's appreciation for live music knows no bounds.

08/13/2018 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer


Jazz Aspen Snowmass’s Vino & Vinyl 1.0 with Michael McDonald

An evening of fine food, smooth sounds, and interesting stories.

08/02/2018 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

Musical Revival

Jazz Aspen Snowmass’s Academy Is Back, and Better than Ever

With the return of its prestigious summer education program, a growing lineup of must-see shows, and an ambitious plan for an education center, the music nonprofit hits all the right notes.

07/26/2018 By Andrew Travers


Aspen Weekend Agenda: July 6 – July 8, 2018

Get ready to move and groove to the music this weekend.

07/04/2018 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

Arts in Abundance

The September 2018 Guide to Aspen's Cultural Calendar

The season closes out with Gary Clark, Jr., at the JAS Labor Day Experience, an Art Base exhibit, and Aspen Filmfest.

06/05/2018 By Andrew Travers

Arts in Abundance

The August 2018 Guide to Aspen's Cultural Calendar

This month's highlights include the ballet with pianist Joyce Yang, Seraphic Fire choral ensemble, Mountainfilm, and the JAS Labor Day Experience.

06/05/2018 By Andrew Travers

Arts in Abundance

The June 2018 Guide to Aspen's Cultural Calendar

The season kicks off with the Flaming Lips, Aspen Fringe Fest, Summer Words, JAS June Experience, and more.

06/05/2018 By Andrew Travers

Dear Readers

Look Below the Surface of Aspen's Top Attractions

Advice from our editor-in-chief about maximizing your summer season

05/30/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Generation Now

The Kids Are All Right: Holly Upper

She successfully balances an ambitious career path with the mountain lifestyle.

05/30/2018 By Catherine Lutz and Barbara Platts Photography by Karl Wolfgang

People & Places

Jazz Aspen Labor Day Experience 2017

Jazz Aspen Labor Day Experience brought down the house with electric shows by Hall and Oates, Keith Urban, Maroon 5, and more.

02/05/2018 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

Look, Listen, and Learn

5 Don't-Miss Cultural Events Coming to Aspen This Winter

An unprecedented collaboration at Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, the nation’s new poet laureate at Aspen Words, and the 200th show at a locally focused art gallery lead the diverse menu of cultural options.

11/18/2017 By Andrew Travers


Duran Duran’s John Taylor Still Stays Up Later Than You

Ahead of their Jazz Aspen Snowmass show, the British-born bassist holds forth on musical infidelities, and why he’s with her.

08/31/2016 By Fiona McCann

See & Hear

Meet the Woman Who Sings in Sign Language for Jazz Aspen Snowmass

Amber Thomas and her team from Independent Interpreters of Northern Colorado have translated lyrics at the festival for the past five years.

08/09/2016 By Andrew Travers


Aspen Weekend Agenda: June 24-26, 2016

Editor's Picks to help you navigate the sea of summer schedules.

06/24/2016 By Katie Shapiro

Heat Up

The Essential Guide to Aspen's Summer Events

Whether you want world-class music, provocative visual arts, or transcendent theater, you’ll find it in Aspen this season.

05/01/2016 With Todd Hartley, Catherine Lutz, and Brook Sutton Illustrations by Nicole Licht By Grace Lichtenstein

A Twenty-Year Sojourn

The Real Aspen, by Aspenites: The History of Aspen Sojourner Magazine

We've made a lot of changes in 2016, so thought we should revisit the feature that tells you a little bit more about us.

07/01/2015 Edited by Michael Miracle