Connecting great music which is food for the soul, with a gift from the heart

Hub City Jazz Festival, Inc. began in 2004 with modest goals. It was the brainchild of Allen McGriff, a local New Brunswick, NJ entrepreneur and Mason. Originally called the New Brunswick Jazz Festival, it was a fundraiser for the Progressive Temple Lodge. The festival was a two day weekend event featuring local artists including talented high school musicians. After 5 years, the festival outgrew its original venue...

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Educating Kids Through Jazz Music

Jazz is an essential American art form. A priority of Hub City Jazz Festival's mission is to provide educational outreach opportunities to New Jersey area students that will communicate the music’s essence and cultural significance while contributing to the growth of a new audience.

Hub City Jazz Festival
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12th Annual Hub City Jazz Festival

Hub City Jazz Festival


12th Annual Hub City Jazz Festival

Nov 3-6, 2016

Our 12th Annual Hub City Jazz Festival took place on November 3 - 6, 2016 in New Brunswick, NJ and featured 10 artists and 12 events over 4 days.

Each year in early November, thousands of music lovers from throughout the tri-state flock to the Hub City to attend this weekend of cool jazz and soul — The Hub City Jazz Festival. Started in 2004, this multi-day, multi-venue jazz music festival, which attracts music lovers from 32 states, is more than just a concert, it's an event! It's a place to people-watch, eat, drink, shop, mingle, relax, make new friends, and of course hear some of the coolest jazz and soul music on the planet!

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Jazz Education Programs

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Financial support of the New Brunswick District Schools band and performances.

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Children Learn Jazz

Master classes focused in improvisation thru public schools summer music camps.

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Hub City Jazz members enjoy key benefits while supporting jazz through performance and outreach programs.

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PO Box 1910
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

(732) 800-1482

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