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

Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation

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

JSJBF Festival 2017


Two great full days of Music Summer 2017!


Long Branch Jazz and Blues Festival - August 26th

Mercer Country Jazz Festival - July 8th <- was a great day! :)


Go to the Festival Website

Reckless Steamy Friday Nights

John Morrison Jazz Quintet

Friday, September 29th, 2017 ~ 8:30 - 10:30 pm

Damian And The DCQ is a jazz fusion/R&B band based in Asbury Park,NJ. We play original compositions as well as re-invented covers of pop and jazz standards. The band features:
Damian Cremisio - Saxophones and vocals, Gene Torres - Bass
Vicki Warne - Guitar and Vocals, and Jim Mizell - Drums

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 Damian & The DCQ for last time!

JSJBF Summer Series 2017

Come out to the Free Music in the Parks!


Semi-Weekly Concerts Thursdays Night in Keyport

Weekly Concerts Every Sunday Night in Long Branch

JSJBF International Blues Competition BEST CD 2017-8

CD Entry Deadline is September 15, 2015

The CD submitted must have been released between November 1,2016 and Oct 31,2017. Acts can be bands,solo acts,duo acts, trios,full choirs or any other combination. Compilation CD's are not eligible.The Blues Foundation will conduct two rounds of judging by radio/print personalities leading to the final round.
The winner need not be present at the finals competition.

CD Competition details

International Blues Competition Page | Paul's Tavern Homepage

JSJBF International Blues Competition 2017-8

Bands being chosen now.

One afternoon only this year!

Finals: Sat., October 7th, 2017, 1 pm - 7 pm

$10 admission, doors open 12.30, music starts at 1

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

Join us for one afternoon of great music as we select who will be JSJBF's representatives to the International Blues Challenge in Memphis next near.

Band Competition details ~ Download poster

International Blues Competition Page | Paul's Tavern Homepage

Fall Festival OctoberFest At Arbor Terrace

(Last year's poster)

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14th,  2 – 5 pm

Arbor Terrace Shrewsbury

864 Shrewsury Avenue, Tinton Falls, NJ 07724 ((map))

Completely Free

October is here – let's jazz things up!
Join us for a musical celebration, hosted by Arbor Terrace Shrewsbury in partnership with the Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Foundation, to help raise awareness and provide support for the Alzheimer's community.

There will be an October Style buffet including beer, and music.

RSVP by calling 732-784-240

Music provided by Jerry Topinka's G13 Band.

JSJBF Holiday Party

(Last year's poster.)

December 10th, 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Tim McLoone's Supper Club

1200 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ - [MAP ]

$15 in advance, $20 at the Door

Cash Bar and Food ~ FRIENDS WELCOME!

Music performers to be announced.
Of COURSE there's music is a JSJBF event!

call the JSJBF office at 732-933-1984 with CC info
or mail your check to:

JSJBF, P.O. BOX 8713, RED BANK, NJ 07701

Download the Poster

OPEN JAM SESSIONS! All musicians welcome.

JSJBF members participate in these local jams!

Jersey Shore Guitar and Amp Repair
First Wednesday of the Month 7pm - 10pm

in conjuction with the Eddy Cooper Band
Beginning April 5th

Jersey Shore Guitar and Amp Repair

877 Fisher Blvd, Toms River NJ


"We an affiliate of RepairGuitar.com"

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

People's Choice Award, Again!




Honored for the Fifth Time since 2009!

JSJBF is thrilled to announce that it has been named "Favorite FAVORITE MUSIC FESTIVAL" in the 2017 JerseyArts.com People's Choice Awards. Presented by Discover Jersey Arts, a program of the ArtPride New Jersey Foundation and New Jersey State Council on the Arts, the annual Awards highlight the work of New Jersey's vital and diverse arts community.

Congrats to all of our #NJarts friends honored in the @JerseyArts People's Choice Awards. Check out the winners at JerseyArts.com/PeoplesChoice.


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