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


does it again!

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

Harpin' Help 2016   

Sunday, April 24th  2016 ~ 12.00 noon 'til 10 pm

music starts at about 1pm

Bar Anticipation, 703-5 16th Ave, Lake Como, NJ ~ map

Admission is $15 and two cans of non-perishible food, or
food-related items (paper towels, etc) for nine (count ‘em) nine hours of music! Admission is $20 if you don't bring items.

Harpin' Help is an annual charity event organized by local musician Sandy Mack in conjunction with the Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation. The purpose is to generate some much needed funding for JSJBF, some much needed food for Keyport Ministerium Food Pantry and to provide some great live musical entertainment.
Each year many of the best local, regional & national musicians donate their incredible talent to this worthy case. If past year's shows are any indication, Harpin' Help 2016 will again be one of the musical highlights of the entire year. All ages welcome!

A Show you Don't Want to Miss!

Full lineup posted on the event page: Harpin' Help 2016

Reckless Steamy Friday Nights

Moose Boles

Peter V Blues Train

Friday, April 29th, 2016, 8.30 pm til 11 pm.

PVBT is high energy blues band with a distinct sound ,reinterpreting  lesser known Blues songs while avoiding well known blues classics. 
Peter v, the bands leader, writes all the bands original music but relies on its band members to help create the over all sound.

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 Sandy Mack & Anthony Krizan for last time!

OPEN JAM SESSIONS! All musicians welcome.

JSJBF members participate in these local jams!

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

Spring Meadow Inn
4185 Atlantic Avenue, Farmingdale NJ   07727

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...
(1) This is Not Karaoke, It is a true blues jam for Blues players..

Dean Shot ~ The Eric T Knox Wed Night "Blues Party" ~ 8-12 pm 

The Robins Nest

 3103 Tremely Point Rd., Linden, NJ

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 at a premium and the list gets full!

Bob DelRosso's Jam ~ Every Thursday night from 8-12pm.

General Saloon

1194 Englishtown Rd, Old Bridge, NJ

Chuck Lambert's Jam ~ Thursday Nights from 8-12pm

The Blue Moon

114 S Broadway St, South Amboy, NJ

JSJBF Festival 6


"The Festivals are over,
The folks are all heading into fall..."

Yes, We're getting ready for Summer 2016, stay tuned!

Thanks to all the attendees, musicians, sponsors and volunteers who made for a blues-filled summmer at our free festivals.

Point Pleasant Boro Jazz and Blues Fest

Asbury Park Blues and Brews Festival

Long Branch Jazz and Blues

Go to the Festival Website

JSJBF Summer Series 2015 = coming back in 2016


Thanks for those who attended!

Love to see you there, especially those who DANCE!

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

You can view our past events here: 2009 ~ 2010 ~ 2011 ~ 2012 ~ 2013 ~ 2014 ~ 2015 ~2016

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