In addition to the incredible music on the main stage this JAS Labor Day, you can discover exciting, burgeoning acts at the Outside Magazine Music Lounge, located in the JAS Vendor’s Village.

Brought to you by Jazz Aspen Snowmass and Outside Magazine, you can enjoy music by Darling Din on Friday, Cale and The Gravity Well on Saturday, and The Merger on Sunday. Preview these artists with the following videos before the Outside Music Lounge 2017 launches Sept. 1-3.

Friday, Sept. 1: Out of over 6,500 entries, Darling Din’s video for their song ‘Trash’ received top 10 honorable mention in NPR’s 2017 Tiny Desk Contest. Their first album together Batty Fang, recorded with Steve Albini at Electrical Audio, drops in July.

Saturday, Sept. 2: Formed by front-man and Colorado-native Cale Bonderman, the creative center and principal songwriter, Cale & the Gravity Well made their breakthrough playing the storied clubs of their home base, New York City.

Sunday, Sept. 3The Merger is one of Denver’s hottest new bands. Guitarist Bryant Martin, front man Mike Fries, and drummer Bob Deibel have been rocking Denver’s music scene for over 7 years as founders of The Moderators, playing venues from Rod Rocks to local bars while raising millions for Colorado charities.