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Itinerary for the Greeley Jazz Festival

April 20th

7:30 amDepart Kearney High School – bring a sack lunch or grab a quick bite at school
10:30 amConcert in Ogallala? (2 hours; time zone change in route)
11:30 amDepart Ogallala
3:30 pmArrive at Rocky Mountain National Park – go for a hike and get outside. 
6:00 pmDepart for Hotel and check in – Rainbow Motel (105 N 8th Avenue, Greeley, CO 80631)
Grill out on patio
11:00 pm Lights out

April 21st

11:30Watch bands and masterclasses
12:30 pm
1:30 pmPerformance???
5:00 pmSupper in Downtown Greeley
7:30 pmGordon Goodwin Big Band Concert @ Union Colony Civic Center (1000 10th Street, Greeley, Co 80631)
10:00 pmTransfer back to hotel
11:00 pmLights Out

April 22nd

7:30 amCheck out of hotel!
8:30 am
12:00 pmLunch in downtown Greeley
4:30 pmZaremba Jazz Fellowship concert featuring Wayne Bergeron and Wycliff Gordon   (Union Colony Civic Center – 1000 10th Street, Greeley, Co 80631) (YOU WILL NEED NICE DRESS CLOTHES)
6:30 pm Depart for Kearney (supper in route; time zone change in route)
11:30 pmArrive in Kearney


  • Check the weather before we leave. Make sure you have enough warm and/or cold clothes along
  • Bring an extra pair of shoes and sock plus a plastic bag to put your wet/dirty shoes in after our time in Rocky Mountain National Park
  • We will have a full bus so please don’t pack too much!
  • Instrument/music if you are in performing
  • Meals to plan on – see itinerary- should figure around $10 per meal. Some will be more some will be less.
  • A positive and helpful attitude! 

Friday April 20, 2018 8:30am – 9:00am 

Moxi Theater 802 9th St, Greeley, CO 80631

 School Group Performance

  • Warm Up Room Chief Theater (Clarion Hotel)
  • Warm Up Time 30 Minutes Prior to Performance
  • Clinic Room Bison (Clarion Hotel)
  • Tags #uncjazzfest


  • If you perform in the Moxi: There will be a check-in desk at the Clarion Hotel on the second floor FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.  You will check in here, NOT at the Union Colony Civic Center. 
  • After performing, you will pick up your packet at your check-in location.  Prizes may be claimed at the UNC Jazz Education Network Booth.
  • Workshops will be offered at two locations (Senior Center and St. Patrick’s) in between the hours of 9:00 and 5:00 PM.

Performance locations

  • Monfort Hall, Union Colony Civic Center – 8:00 am – 4:00 pm University / College Jazz Bands
  • Hensel Phelps Theater, Union Colony Civic Center – 8:00 am – 4:30 pm High School Jazz Bands
  • Room 101, Recreation Center – 8:00 am – 4:30 pm  High School / Middle School Jazz Bands
  • Stetson’s, Clarion Hotel – 8:00 am – 4:30 pm  – University / College / High School / Middle School Jazz Combos
  • Moxi Theater (see also Clarion Hotel below) – 8:00 am – 6:00 pm  – College/ High School / Middle School Jazz Bands & Combos
  • Plaza, Bison, & Cora Rose Ballrooms, Board Room, Clarion Hotel – 8:00 am – 6:00 pm  Warm up/Clinic Rooms for Moxi Theater    & Stetsons
  • Dining Hall, Senior Center – 8:00 am – 6:00 pm 

Festival Maps

Map of Greeley –

Bus Parking Info –

Restaurant Guide –

Greeley Restaurant Map –

Parental Permission Form

Nathan LeFeber