Weekend Plan: Jazz Aspen Snowmass Sept. 3 to 5

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Last summer, in our June issue, we wrote about our favorite summer music festivals. Jazz Aspen Snowmass, of course, was one of them. Well, Labor Day Weekend is nearly here and a bunch of us are finalizing plans to check out this year’s lineup: Wilco, Court Yard Hounds, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and The Black Crowes, among others. (Yes, it’s a jazz festival in name only).

We already have plans to take advantage of Aspen’s mountains—hiking to Cathedral Lake, fly-fishing on the Roaring Fork or Frying Pan, and mountain biking outside Snowmass village—now it’s just a matter of how to fit it all in. If you’re thinking about joining us, check out the offer Outside readers can score: VIP treatment and premium viewing at the festival grounds (details below).

For general admission tickets and this year’s full lineup, head over to And for last minute deals on lodging, click here.

–Ryan Krogh

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