Posts Tagged ‘Blues’

Calling All Jazz & Blues Performers! Open Mic Shows This Summer At Wharton Music Center

// July 17th, 2010 // Comments Off on Calling All Jazz & Blues Performers! Open Mic Shows This Summer At Wharton Music Center // Blues Events, Jazz Events, News

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Eric Salazar and Conjunto Cafe performing at the Wharton Music Center. PHOTO CREDIT: TheAlternativePress.com

Are you a jazz or blues vocalist looking for an audience? Then head out to Berkeley Heights this summer where the Wharton Music Center is hosting a Jazz and Blues Open Mic show.

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8th Annual Burlington Jazz, Blues & Heritage Festival, July 15 – 17

// July 14th, 2010 // Comments Off on 8th Annual Burlington Jazz, Blues & Heritage Festival, July 15 – 17 // Blues Events, Jazz Events, News

Spyro Gyra in concert, the stage awash in multi-colored lights

Internationally acclaimed jazz fusion band Spyro Gyra will headline the second day of the Burlington Jazz, Blues & Heritage Festival.

Burlington, NJ is bracing itself for three days of back-to-back music kicking off this Thursday evening and running till the late hours of Saturday, courtesy of the only festival we know to be more than a mouthful – The Burlington Jazz, Blues & Heritage Festival.

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Celebrating Summer In “Red, White and Blues” Style

// June 30th, 2010 // Comments Off on Celebrating Summer In “Red, White and Blues” Style // Blues Events, Jazz Events, News, Recaps & Reviews

Guitarrist Andy Rothstein poses with his band

Guitarrist Andy Rothstein will play the 2nd of 4 shows at Barron Arts Center's Red, White and Blues: Jazz & Blues from the Garden State concert series

Ah summer. There’s nothing better than being out and about on these warm and leisurely nights. If you feel the same way, then the Red, White and Blues: Jazz & Blues from the Garden State concert series is definitely for you.

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The Best Of The Bayou: Michael Arnone’s 21st Annual Crawfish Fest

// June 6th, 2010 // Comments Off on The Best Of The Bayou: Michael Arnone’s 21st Annual Crawfish Fest // Blues Events, Jazz Events

Some young ladies displaying their French Quarter fashions.

What do you do when you can’t get to New Orleans? Why, you bring the best of the Bayou to NJ instead!

This weekend marked the 21st anniversary of the Michael Arnone Crawfish Fest at the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta, NJ. The three-day extravaganza featured the very best in music and food that Louisiana has to offer. Naturally, we here at Jazzville NJ had to check it out for ourselves, all for the sake of accurate reporting of course (wink, wink).

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Good Times Were Had At The Blues & Wine Festival

// June 1st, 2010 // Comments Off on Good Times Were Had At The Blues & Wine Festival // Blues Events

A rack of wine from Silvery Decoy Winery.

The Jazzville crew had a great time living out their inner “Sideways” fantasies this past weekend at the Blues & Wine Festival that was held at Natirar State Park. After all, what could be better than sampling more than 200 fine NJ wines from 23 local wineries, all while swaying to live blues?

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NJ Jazz, Blues & Tap Calendar

// May 23rd, 2010 // Comments Off on NJ Jazz, Blues & Tap Calendar // Blues Events, Jazz Events, News, Tap Events

Our goal here at Jazzville, NJ is to keep you informed about the local Jazz, Blues & Tap scenes. To that end, we’re introducing a new feature on the site: a comprehensive calendar of Jazz, Blues & Tap events all over New Jersey.

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Blues And Wine Festival – Memorial Day Weekend

// May 19th, 2010 // Comments Off on Blues And Wine Festival – Memorial Day Weekend // Blues Events

If there’s one thing I like as much as local NJ Jazz, it’s local NJ wine. The Garden State Wine Growers Association’s upcoming Blues & Wine Festival is the perfect place to get my fill of both.

This year it’s taking place the weekend of May 29th and 30th, with a rain date on the 31st.

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Choices, Choices. . . Jazzfest Or Crawfish & Blues?

// May 12th, 2010 // Comments Off on Choices, Choices. . . Jazzfest Or Crawfish & Blues? // Blues Events, Jazz Events, News

Mark your calendars. The first weekend in June is going to be jam-packed with musical goodness:

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“Full Metal Blues” Blows The Lid Off Crossroads

// January 14th, 2010 // Comments Off on “Full Metal Blues” Blows The Lid Off Crossroads // Blues Events, Crossroads, Garwood, NJ, Full Metal Blues Band, Recaps & Reviews

Only for good music will I brave the unrelenting cold that’s been pounding the tri-state as of late. As I sit here with the first signs of an oncoming cold, I will admit the trip to The Crossroads in Garwood, NJ, this past Sunday night to see The Full Metal Blues Band was worth the sniffles and scratchy throat I am now experiencing. (more…)