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

Featured Band

Layonne Holmes

Layonne Holmes, JSJBF Member since 2004.

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Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation

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

JSJBF Festival 2016


Summer's Here and we've got the Music!

Point Pleasant Boro Jazz and Blues Fest - June 18

Asbury Park Blues and Brews Festival - July 23

Long Branch Jazz and Blues - August 27

Go to the Festival Website

JSJBF Summer Series 2016


Come out to the Music in 2016!

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

Bi- weekly Concerts Tuesday Nights in Middletown

Ma Rainey at Two Rivers Theater

paletteDirected by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, who returns to Two River after his triumphant productions of Jitney, Two Trains Running and Your Blues Ain't Sweet Like Mine..

Featuring original music by Grammy-nominated composer & blues artist, Bill Sims, Jr.


Sept 10 - Oct 9/2016

Two River Theater in Red Bank


Chicago, 1927 and she's The Mother of the Blues...
August Wilson's powerful look at the 1920s music scene takes us into the world of legendary singer Ma Rainey (the real-life "Mother of the Blues") as she lays down tracks with her band in a Chicago recording studio.

Geoff Achison Guitar Workshop


Geoff Achison Guitar Workshop

Saturday, August 27th, noon - 2pm.

Middletown Arts Center

Guitar Workshop
Acoustic Demo

Download the Poster

Geoff Achison House Concert


Geoff Achison House Concert

Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 4:00 PM-8:00 PM

Red Bank, NJ (call for details.)

Australian Singer, Guitarist and IBC Winner ..Geoff Achison
is bringing his style of Blues to NJ again
to Benefit the Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation!
Opening Act: Chuck Lambert Solo Acoustic Sunday,

$40 per person (501-c3 tax deductible)
Buffet included - BYOB ~ At Doris & Dennis's House
For Reservations please mail a check to:
JSJBF , PO Box 8713, Red Bank, NJ 07701
or Call with CC info: 732-933-1984


Reckless Steamy Friday Nights

Moose Boles

Andy B and the SoulFolk

(no RSN in August, come to the LB Festival!)

Friday, September 30th, 2016, 8.30 pm til 11 pm.

Wikipedia's entry on the New Brunswick, NJ music scene finds Andy listed as one of the: "local luminaries…who has been fronting bands since the late '70s."

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 Alli & the Housecats for last time!

OPEN JAM SESSIONS! All musicians welcome.

JSJBF members participate in these local jams!

Bob DelRosso's Jam ~ Alternate Thursays

General Saloon

1194 Englishtown Rd.. Old Bridge, NJ 08857

(732) 416-8628

Bob was JSJBF's selection to the IBC! Rocking Guitar!

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!

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

The Blue Moon

114 S Broadway St, South Amboy, NJ


International Blues Challenge ~ Update

After considerable discussion, the Board of Directors of the Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Foundation has decided not to hold a local competition this year to chose a band to send to the Blues Foundation's International Blues Challenge in Memphis in January of 2017. A major factor in the decision is the need for the Foundation to focus on fundraising events for its operation funds so that it can continue the programs that it sponsors and the other major events it holds.

The IBC Committee will still be participating in selecting a CD to send to this year's Blues Foundation's Best Self Produced CD Competition. A separate email with the information on that will be sent out to the bands shortly and posted on our web site.

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Featured Band


DataBass, JSJBF Member since 2009.

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