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.



Our quarterly magazine! See the most recent issue here.



where JSJBF folks come out to play...

Usually the host or host venue will provide the back row (drumset, amps), mikes and PA. Musicians, bring your own instruments. Drummers, bring your own crash cymbals and stix.
Remember that folks are donating the jam set-up, so please be respectful of their equipment.


Every Wednesday ~ 8:00 pm - 12:00 pm

Chico's House of Jazz

631 Lake Ave

Asbury Park, NJ 07712 ~ Map

732-774-JAZZ (5299)

open mic hosted by:

Danny Petroni Blues Project

Signup starts at 7pm

You can contact Joseph Carroll for more info: carrollj469@aol.com ~ 609-971-8379

About Jams...

Listed below are other Jams in the area...We will be editing the page soon to take off the Jams which don't have member venues or member sponsors... so if you're an expired member, or a venue, re-up, or sign up for the first time!
But for now we're leaving them up. Check to be sure it's still happening!

The Shark Fin Inn

First Monday ~ 8:00 pm - 12:00 pm

The Shark Fin Inn

701 South Main St. (Route 9)

Forked River, NJ 08731

(609) 971-5440

hosted by:

Joseph Carroll (Stone Blue's drummer)

Signup starts at 7pm while the house band plays a set.

You can contact Joseph Carroll for more info: carrollj469@aol.com ~ 609-971-8379


Every Tuesday ~ 8:00 pm - 12:00 pm


1217 Main Street
Bradley Beach, NJ

(732) 774-5515

hosted by:

Gary Cavico

Signup starts at 7pm while STONE BLUE plays a set.

Gary Cavico hosts a Jam Every Tuesday at Brewster's, 1217 Main Street, Bradley Beach  (732) 774-5515

Rye Whiskey Bar

1st and 3rd Thursdays ~ 7:00 pm - 12:00 pm

Rye Whiskey Bar

279 Broadway
Bayonne, NJ 07002

(201) 443-8417

Hosted by:

Mudbelly Blues Band

Mudbelly Blues Band host Jam at the Rye Whiskey Bar in Bayonne. (201) 443-8417

Blue Moon

Every Thursday ~ 8:00 pm - 12:00 pm

Blue Moon

114 S Broadway
South Amboy, NJ 08879

(732) 525-0014

Located across the street from South Amboy train station.

Jamian's Food and Drink

Every Sunday ~ 8:00 pm - 1:00 am

Jamian's Food & Drink

79 Monmouth Street
Red Bank, NJ 07701

(732) 747-8050

Signup at 7.30

Sunday Night Jam Hosted by Rob Dye and Micheal Ghegan


Last Tuesday of the Month ~ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


400 Cedar Ln
Teaneck, NJ 07666

(Entrance in rear on Water St)

(201) 357-8618

JAZZ JAM Last Tuesday of the month, hosted by:

Lauren Hooker

Join LAUREN HOOKER and Friends EVERY TUESDAY at ULTRABAR: sets at 7 & 9 pm ~ Light Jazz and R&B

Green Planet

Every Monday ~ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Green Planet

700 Arnold Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ

(Corner of Arnold & Bay Ave)

(732) 899-2201

Acoustic JAM Last Tuesday of the month, hosted by:

Pat Karwan & Judi Leone

The Downtown

Every Sunday ~ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Downtown

10 Front Street, Red Bank, NJ  07701

(Right were Broad Street meets Front Street)

(732) 741 2828

well organized, well run jam, hosted by:

Chris Buono

The Dockside

Every Tuesday ~ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Dockside

1400 Ocean Avenue

Sea Bright, NJ

(732) 933-9400

open mic (not really a jam) and karaoke, hosted by

Rob Dye (who also coordinates Jamian's)

Got a jam you want to add?

Tell Doris or Kati or John about it, and we'll get ya posted.

Oh, and don't forget the monthly membership meeting, which ends with an open jam hosted by the guest artist of the month. Happens on the third Wednesday of each month.


Every Thursday night, Blue Moon (bar) hosts a Jam


ADVERTISEMENT and SPONSORSHIPS -- If you would like to Advertise in our upgraded Jazz and Blues Quarterly, get BANNER ads on our site, or SPONSOR any of the many upcoming events, please let us know QUICKLY! Deadlines are approaching for publication and press for many of the upcoming events.

CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS - Check out the new Classified section. Send your requests to be added to classified@jsjbf.org. We will put up an automated add/delete function if there is enough interest in the section.

BANDS: Send all Press Kits, including CDs to the P.O. Box below for consideration in upcoming JSJBF events.
More detail on JSJBF Band Membership is HERE.



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