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

Special Benefit


Band Together for Veterans

Sunday, April 9th  2017 ~ 2 pm 'til 8 pm




The local Blues community is banding together to raise funds for Veterans struggling with financial, medical, or mental health problems

2:00 Vet Band
2:45 Gary Wright Roots n Blues
3:45 Peter V Blues Train
4:45 Gary Cavico and Stone Blue
5:45 The Incinerators, 
6:45 Chuck Lambert Band.

There will be a $20 cover charge at the door

This event supports the Brennan Stands Alone Foundation
and other local veteran organizations

See the Event Page

JSJBF Youth Open Mic


A monthy Open Mic for players under the age of 21. Our goal is to give the youth in the area a place to explore music while performing for an audience.

Friday, April 21st, 7:00 PM- 10:00 PM

Doors open and the sign up sheet becomes available at 6:30 pm


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

All ages welcome to attend
$5 Donation at the Door.

We have the ability to plug in your phone for a backing track.
Backline provided bring your own instrument cables.
Music genres are not limited to jazz and blues

For more informatin contact Mark LaRochelle,
email: amchivas(at-sign)hotmail.com

April 21, May 19, June 9

Harpin' Help 2017  

Sunday, April 23rd  2017 ~ 12.00 noon 'til 9 pm

music starts at about 12:30 pm

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 eight (count 'em) eight 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 2017 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 is here: Harpin' Help 2017

Facebook Event Page

Brookdale Guitar Show 2017

palette Brookdale Guitar Show 2017

Sunday, April 30, 2017 10a - 5p

Brookdale College Recreation and Events Center (Map).

The Brookdale Guitar Show returns this year on April 30, 2017! We are back this year on Brookdale's centrally located Lincroft campus in the beautiful Brookdale Recreation and Events Center. This venue move will allow us to house all of our vendors in the same room with music, food and clinics just outside. The location of the BREC, along with an easy load in/out for vendors, will make this move worth the wait!


Reckless Steamy Friday Nights

Bob Denson's Blues

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

Bob Denson's Blues is centered in old school blues and rock 'n' roll with fans hailing it as much more than just a blues band. A staple of the repertoire is that it radiates outward to soul, funk, rockabilly, R&B, and other styles and feels keeping it fresh all night with consistent musicianship and improvisation.

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 toSharon Lasher & the Flashers
Featuring Eric Greene
for last time!

Bourbon Street Blues Fest





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.


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

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 Festival 2017


Two great days of Free Music!


Mercer Country Jazz Fest 2017 - July 8th

Long Branch Jazz and Blues Festival - August 26th


Go to the Festival Website

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