The Festival!

Who Can Join JSJBF?

JSJBF is open to anyone interested in supporting Jazz and Blues!

There are different types of membership levels, all memberships come with a Subscription to our quarterly newsletter Jazz & Blues Notes as well as other membership benefits.


JSJBF is a Proud Member of The Blues Foundation


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Thank you to all the supporters of the Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation who voted for the 2013 Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Festival as the Favorite Music Festival for 2013 at Jersey Arts. JSJBF appreciates your support and looks forward to bringing you another exciting Festival series in 2014!

Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation

JAMS ... Reckless Steamy ... The Festival ... Summer Series

Reckless Steamy Friday Nights

Friday, 30th January 2015 ~ 8:30 - 11:00 pm

Reckless is on the last Friday of the month; upcoming bands are:
Jan. 30th - The Mimi Nowak Project
Feb. 27th -  The Andy Rothstein Band
Mar. 27th -   The Bob DelRosso Band

The Woman's Club Red Bank at the Reckless Estate
164 Broad St., Red Bank, NJ 07701 ~ MAP

$10 Suggested Donation ~ See the Event Page

Thanks to Jonny B & the Blues Blazers for last time!

A Fundraiser Concert for Our Youth Ensemble!


Friday February 6th @ 8:30 - 11:00

The Woman's Club Red Bank at the Reckless Estate
164 Broad St., Red Bank, NJ 07701 ~ MAP

Suggested Donation: $15/person

Performers Include:
Gary Wright
The JSJBF Youth Ensemble

Refreshments will be provided (but B.Y.O.B.)
For more information, call: 732-933-1984

Get the poster

JSJBF Scholarship applications open.


We are saddened to have lost so many our jazz and blues comrades. In their honor we have created these scholarships to continue their great love of music and the musical community.

Download the Application for 2015 Scholarship

The TAL FARLOW Scholarship has been supporting young musicians for more than two decades.

The DAVID O. MACNAMARA Scholarship began in 2007.

Download the application from the this application link and mail or fax it back to JSJBF (Deadline for submission is May 1st, 2015):

Go to the Scholarship Page




A fundraiser for the Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation

Sunday , Feb. 22, 2015

Doors open at 1:30, Music from 2:00 - 6:00

Tim McLoone's Supper Club

1200 Ocean Ave., Asbury Park, NJ 07712 ~ MAP

Line Up:
Mimi Nowak Project ~ Dave Fields Band
Slim Chance & The Gamblers ~ Rob Paparozzi

$15 for Advanced Reservations (recommended) ~ $20 at the Door
For Reservations call: the JSJBF Office at: 732-933-1984
or mail your check to:  JSJBF, PO Box 8713, Red Bank, NJ 07701

JSJBF Festival 2014


Thanks for all those attended our summer festivals
See you next year.

Dates have be finalized and will be posted soon!

Asbury Park Blues & Brews was fantastic! See ya in Pt. Pleasant!

Point Pleasant Boro festival rocked! See you all in Long Branch!

Long Branch rocked, and great fireworks! See you next year!

Go to the Festival Website

JSJBF Summer Series


Thanks for coming! See you next year!
Free Music Every Week!

Weekly Concerts Every Thursday Night in Long Branch

Weekly Concerts Every Thursday Night in Keyport

Weekly Concerts Every Sunday Night in Long Branch

And some Concerts on Tuesdays Night in Middletown

OPEN JAM SESSIONS! All musicians welcome.

JSJBF members participate in these local jams!

Gary Cavico's Jam ~ Every Tuesday 6:30-11:00pm

Strictly Blues Jam

Spring Meadow Inn ~
4185 Atlantic Avenue
Farmingdale NJ   07727 ~ 732.974.7717

Spring Meadow's Facebook

The list goes out at 6:30pm while the House Band STONE BLUE plays a rehearsal set till 7:30pm when the Jam starts and goes till 11pm
(1) You must REALLY know what straight ahead blues is...
(8) This is Not Karaoke,It's not a folk open mic.It's not a rock jam.It's not a Jazz is a true blues jam for Blues players..

The Eric T Knox Wed Night "Blues Party"
w/ Dean Shot

 The Robins Nest

 3103 Tremely Point Rd. Linden, NJ
 No Cover  Every Wednesday, 8pm-Midnight.

Not Your Typical Blues Jam...its a BLUES PARTY!!....Some of the tri-state areas hottest come out to get down with Dean Shot! Full Bands are welcome....recommended that you come early...this party gets full quick, seating is of a premium and the list gets full!

You can view our past events here: 2009 ~ 2010 ~ 2011 ~ 2012 ~ 2013 ~ 2014 ~ 2015

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