FES­TI­VALS

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THE ASPEN IN­STI­TUTE

This global in­sti­tu­tion’s sum­mer pro­gram­ming in­cludes the Wal­ter Isaac­son-founded Aspen Ideas Fes­ti­val (June 22 through July 1), now in its 12th year, and the AspenBrainLab (Au­gust 10), a cospon­sored event in which 15 lead­ing ex­perts will speak to brain health, im­pair­ment, cre­ativ­ity, and more. 1000 N. Third St., 970925-7010; as­penin­sti­tute.org

ASPEN MUSIC FES­TI­VAL AND SCHOOL

With hun­dreds of clas­si­cal music events tak­ing place over the course of eight weeks, this fes­ti­val counts as one of the coun­try’s largest. June 29– Au­gust 20, 970-925-9042; as­pen­mu­sicfes­ti­val.com

FOOD & WINE CLAS­SIC

The ne plus ul­tra of food and wine fes­ti­vals in the coun­try, this week­end fête (the of­fi­cial kick-off to the sum­mer sea­son) fea­tures celebrity chefs, cook­ing sem­i­nars, grand tast­ings, and night­time soirées in venues all over town. June 16–18; foodand­wine.com/clas­sic

JAZZ ASPEN SNOW­MASS JUNE EX­PE­RI­ENCE

The whole city trans­forms into a music venue for this four-day fes­ti­val (June 23 through July 1), which will see head­lin­ers like Jon Batiste, Michael McDon­ald, and Earth, Wind & Fire per­form at the Bene­dict Music Tent, and smaller acts at the Aspen Art Mu­seum and The Lit­tle Nell. 960 N. Third St., 970-9204996; jaz­za­spen­snow­mass.org

JAZZ ASPEN SNOW­MASS LA­BOR DAY EX­PE­RI­ENCE

JAS toasts the end of sum­mer with a big-ticket blow-out (Septem­ber 1 through 3) at Snow­mass Town Park, fea­tur­ing acts like Lake Street Dive, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Keith Ur­ban, Ma­roon 5, The Roots, and more. Town Park, Snow­mass Vil­lage, 970-920-4996; jaz­za­spen­snow­mass.org

SNOW­MASS FREE CON­CERT SE­RIES

Re­turn­ing for its 26th sum­mer sea­son, the Snow­mass Free Con­cert Se­ries in­vites guests to 11 out­door, free-ofcharge con­certs at the Fanny Hill amp­ithe­ater, through Septem­ber 9. The fes­tiv­i­ties kick off with Hot But­tered Rum on June 10. Fanny Hill, Snow­mass Vil­lage, 970-922-2233; gos­now­mass.com/sum­mer-music-se­ries

SNOW­MASS RODEO

The Snow­mass Rodeo cel­e­brates 44 years this sum­mer with 10 weeks of sad­dle bronc, bull rid­ing, rop­ing, and rac­ing. June 14 through Au­gust 23, 2735 Brush Creek Road, Snow­mass Vil­lage, 970-923-8898; snow­mass­rodeo.org

Sum­mer send­off: A punc­tu­a­tion mark to close Aspen’s sunny sea­son, JAS’s La­bor Day Ex­pe­ri­ence brings big-name acts (such as Lenny Kravitz, in 2015) to Snow­mass Vil­lage. This year? Ma­roon 5, Keith Ur­ban, and The Roots.

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