Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation
The Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation (JSJBF) is a non-profit organization open to anyone interested in supporting Jazz and Blues! The foundation has a mission to “To preserve, promote, and perpetuate jazz, blues, and other indigenous music forms here in New Jersey“.
February 20, 2021 marked the 3-year anniversary of Joseph Vincent Riggio’s promotion company, J v ARCHER ENTERTAINMENT, bringing the talent of young musicians to Highlands, New Jersey’, newest musical hub The Chubby Pickle. Riggio is a Jersey Shore Jazz &…
Dear Valued Members and Friends, The past year has been like no other in our lifetimes and no sector of the economy has suffered more than the arts and entertainment world. Live entertainment and venues, even when open, have…
By Richard Skelly NEW BRUNSWICK – Even with his higher profile in the jazz and blues worlds in recent years, guitarist, composer and bandleader Dave Stryker still makes time for regular performances with the New Brunswick Jazz Project. The West…
Friday April 16th, once again had the area’s finest musical youth come out to show their stuff at The Mark LaRochelle Youth Open Mic presented by The Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation. Hosted by board member and coordinator Joseph…
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MEMBERSHIP: Bands can become members and perform at events. All are welcome to join one of the membership levels, sponsor an event, or attend one of the many jazz and blues performances. Find out more about joining or renewing your JSJBF MEMBERSHIP.
Live Jazz & Blues Music
JSJBF typically hosts annual and monthly LIVE MUSIC fundraising events throughout the year – things are a bit different due to COVID-19. Please check back often for scheduled dates.
Monthly Live Music Events by JSJBF
Monthly jazz & blues concert series in Red Bank…more
Mark LaRochelle Youth Open Mic in Red Bank…more
Annual Live Music Events by JSJBF
The Red Bank Jazz & Blues Foundation presents a number of annual live music events keep an eye out for them in
- MARCH: Blues A Palooza
- APRIL: Harpin’ Help @ Bar Anticipation
- MAY: Band Together for Veterans @ Bar Anticipation
- JUNE: Sunset Blues Cruise on the Meerwald out of Atlantic Highlands (1st annual!)
- JUNE, JULY, & AUG: Long Branch Sunday Night Concerts @ West End Park (check the events calendar)
- AUGUST: The Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Festival in Long Branch
- SEPTEMBER: Backyard Blues Party – Garden Party Fundraiser @ Doris & Den’s
- OCTOBER: International Blues Challenge (local Blues competition)
- DECEMBER: Holiday Party Fundraiser and the annual Guitar Raffle.
Need a local jazz or blues band for an event? JSJBF offers a Jazz and Blues Community Outreach Program.