Jazz Aspen Snowmass (JAS) has just announced all three headliners for 2022 Labor Day Experience including Stevie Nicks, Chris Stapleton and Leon Bridges. All three artists will be performing for the first time at JAS. Three-day early bird passes go on-sale Monday, December 20 at 10am mst. Daily schedules and opening acts for the annual event held at Snowmass Town Park will be announced at a later date.
Widely known for her work as a member of Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Nicks embarked on a successful solo career in the 1980s. With Fleetwood Mac, Nicks earned two Grammy’s including the 1977 Album of the Year for Rumours and has two recordings in the Grammy Hall of Fame: Rumours in 2003 and Fleetwood Mac in 2016. She has earned Grammy nominations for her solo work as well, including tracks such as “Edge of Seventeen” and “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” with Tom Petty. In 2019 Nicks was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Kentucky-born Chris Stapleton is a 5-time Grammy, 16-time CMA and 7-time ACM Award winner and one of the country’s most respected and beloved musicians. Following his 2015 quadruple platinum breakthrough solo debut album Traveller, Stapleton released two No. 1 albums in 2017: From A Room: Volume 1 (certified platinum) and From A Room: Volume 2 (certified gold). Stapleton’s 2020 release Starting Over recently won Album of the Year at the 56th ACM Awards and debuted at #1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart.
Grammy Award-winning R&B recording artist and songwriter Leon Bridges released his third studio album Gold-Diggers Sound in July. Gold-Diggers Sound, which Leon spent over two years conceptualizing, writing and recording, features Robert Glasper, Terrace Martin and Ink. This is the third solo album from Bridges, following his Grammy Award winning sophomore album, Good Thing, in a career trajectory that saw him going from working as a dishwasher and busking on the streets of his beloved Fort Worth, TX to being signed to a major label and performing at the White House for Former President Barack Obama within a two-year span.
Early Bird general admission passes can be purchased at www.jazzaspensnowmass.org beginning at 10am mst on Monday, Dec. 20. In addition to the 3-day general admission pass JAS will also be selling the 3-Day Deck Pass which includes complimentary grille fare, private restrooms and a private bar with complimentary beer, wine and a daily cocktail. All sales are based on availability, with an increase in prices expected later this winter. For information on lodging and ticket packages please call 800-SNOWMASS.
Donor (VIP) 3-day passes are available at www.jasstore.org. Donor passes include access to the exclusive JAS VIP tent with afternoon grille fare, live cooking stations, gourmet dinner and dessert, premium open bars and a substantial tax-deduction. JAS is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization that has contributed over $8 million to music education programs since 1996.
At this time, JAS anticipates requiring all attendees of the Labor Day Experience to provide either proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID test result taken within 72 hours of arrival at the event. These requirements are subject to change based on local and state health department policies and recommendations at the time of the events.