Salida Jazz Festival

2023 Salida Jazz Festival Line-up

August 11, 2023 – 6 p.m. – SteamPlant Event Center

Friday 6 p.m.

Equinox performs on the SteamPlant Plaza

Friday 7 p.m.

Jazz Merchants Big Band performs in the SteamPlant Theater

SteamPlant Theater

The Jazz Merchants Big Band (formerly the CMC Jazz Project) performs a variety of musical styles from swing to jazz-rock, including the music of Count Basie, Sammy Nestico, Steve Allen, Maynard Ferguson, Weather Report and others.

August 12, 2023 – noon – Riverside Park

Tidal Breeze Cool Energy

Saturday noon

Zephyr Jazz Project

Saturday 2 p.m.

“Rob Teegarden on guitar, Kent Davidson on bass and Michael Haynes on drums. Sauced with Latin and a little funk and finding inspiration in music from Pat Metheny to John Coltrane, this trio performs their unique versions of contemporary jazz, original scores and even an occasional jazz standard thrown into the mix. ” 


Saturday 4 p.m.

Secret Six Jazz Band

Saturday 6 p.m.

The Secret Six are a New Orleans traditional jazz band evoking the rich style of collective improvisation and ensemble playing. Specializing in stomps, blues, rags and no frills hot jazz.


The Burroughs

Saturday 8 p.m.

From humble beginnings covering soul standards in their unlikely hometown of Greeley, Colorado, The Burroughs have traversed a decade of growth and reinvention to become a band that defies odds and transcends categorization. Since 2013, the 9-piece act has lit up stages around the country with their trademark brand of “sweaty soul music,” an invitation for audiences to dance, celebrate, and connect under a unifying and infectious groove.