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

JSJBF International Blues Competition 2015-6

Finalist Bands Chosen!, see the lineup

Finals: Sat., October 17th, 2015

$10 admission, doors open 7:30, music starts at 8:00

Paul's Tavern 1705 Main Street, Lake Como. Map

The SIX finalist bands have been chosen, after two fantastic nights of music. Be with us, dance and groove, as the finalist bands seek a bearth to the Memphis Competition. The best blues bands in the area, all in one place, all in one night. The semis were awesome, this will be better!

Note: we are in the "back room" at Pauls,
tell the door people you're here for IBC, and go to the back room

Competition details ~ Download poster

International Blues Competition Page | Paul's Tavern Homepage

Reckless Steamy Friday Nights

Moose Boles

Friday, 30 October 2015 ~ 8:30 - 11:00 pm

Zager Fuchs Night!
Featuring Goldenseal with the Golden Horns

Joe Hughes: "I try to sing every song like its my last chance to sing. While onstage, I feel the passion for both the lyrics and the music as they come directly out of people, feelings and events in my life. Goldenseal gives me the opportunity and platform to convey important concepts while entertaining many people. I believe in the contract that exists between musician and fan and decided several years ago to surround myself with the best musicians and people I could find".

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 Red Bank Blues Band for last time!

2015 JSJBF Holiday Party


Sunday Dec. 13th 2015 ~ 2pm til 6 or so

This is also the annual membership meeting.

McLoone's Supper Club
1200 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712 Map

$20 ($15 in advance) to enter & CASH BAR & CASH FOOD

& please bring donations to Holiday Express Gift Exchange

(warm socks, toothbushes, anything, all items must be brand new)

We will open with a set from Connor Flicko, youth solo IBC contestant.
Next up will be the Youth Ensemble under the direction of Dave Attilio.
The featured band is Barbeque Bob & the Spareribs.

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 2015


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

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


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

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