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 Festival 2014


And the summer festival season continues!

One more festival to go in the seriers!

Long Branch = Aug. 23, 2014

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

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

Go to the Festival Website

JSJBF Summer Series


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

Reckless Steamy Friday Nights

Friday, 29th August 2014 ~ 8:30 - 11:00 pm

Uncle Funky

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

You'll stomp. You'll shout and shake your booty as this rootsy, rowdy, high energy party band riffs on some of the coolest music of yesterday and today!

$10 Suggested Donation ~ See the Event Page

Thanks to Sandy Mack & Friends for last time!

JSJBF International Blues Competition 2014-5

Band Entry Deadline is September 8, 2014

CD Entry Deadline is September 19, 2014

Semi-finals ($10) Sat., Oct. 11th and 18th ~ 8pm-12:30am

Finals ($15): Sat., October 26th, 2014 ~ 8pm - 12:30am

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

Join us for the last night of great music as we select who will be JSJBF's representatives (band, solo/duo, and best CD) to the International Blues Challenge in Memphis next near.

Competition Details

International Blues Competition Page | Paul's Tavern Homepage


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

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Featured Band


DataBass, JSJBF Member since 2009.

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