The historic Central Jazz Fest of Central City, CO will return in 2019, marking the second edition of the revived event since its hiatus began in 1992. Once again, the event features a number of New Orleans icons and Mardi Gras-style attractions throughout the quaint streets of Central City.
On Thursday, Central Jazz Fest expanded their 2019 lineup with the additions of Joey Porter, Tony Hall, Dave Watts, Ian Neville, Woodshed Red, Wes Watkins, The Sweet Lillies, and Venus Cruz. The two-day event also revealed their daily lineups, which you can view below.
Newly expanded to two days for 2019, Central Jazz Fest will take place on June 7th and 8th featuring previously announced performances by Dumpstaphunk, The New Mastersounds, George Porter Jr. Runnin Pardners, Melvin Seals and JGB, New Orleans Suspects, Michal Menert Trio, The Jauntee, and The Copper Children in addition to special performances from the NOLA CENTRAL ALL STARS led by Vince Herman and the Color Red Allstars (featuring Eddie Roberts, Jeremy Salken, and Gabriel Mervine and more).
Central Jazz Fest takes place in various locations throughout the picturesque mountain town just 40 miles west of Denver, spilling into the downtown streets in addition to venues like Grand Z Casino and the Teller House, where the festival will host open jam sessions for its talented roster of artists.
Both GA and VIP ticketing options are available, in addition to hotel packages. For more information, or to grab your tickets, head to the event website here.