Each year in early November, thousands of music lovers from throughout the tri-state and beyond 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!

10 Artists
12 Events
4 Awesome Days
1200 Seats
10 Venues
100% Great Jazz Music

Festival Schedule

Riveting Jazz by The James White Band

The festival kicks off Thursday night with a warm-up event at Delta’s Restaurant on Dennis Street featuring the extraordinary jazz and R&B saxophonist, James White and his band.

Valerie Adams & The Dimensions Band

Get the night started at Hub City Brwehouse, on George Street, featuring the electrifying Valerie Adams and The Dimensions Band.

Radam Schwartz with Carrie Jackson

Organist Radam Schwartz is a marvel, a total workhorse teamed with Carrie Jackson who is a New York/New Jersey... based jazz vocal stylist. She combines jazz originals, standards, pop/blues tunes, and open improvisation in an adventurous, genre-bending style that's inspirational and original; a singer with a Sound!

Take a step up and enjoy Catherine Lombardi's wine list and menu that sets them apart in fine dining cuisine.

Brooke Alford, Artist of the Violin at Delta's

A Violinist? No. Something fresh and something different? Yes, an Artist of the Violin. Residing in New York City (by way of Atlanta, GA and Princeton, NJ), Brooke Alford is a contemporary national recording and touring Artist of the Violin, entrepreneur, and health and fitness ambassador.


Enjoy the sultry, smooth, latin jazz of VICTOR QUEZADA IN HIS LATIN JAZZ BAND. Dig into a Culinary Experience That Takes You Around Latin America!

Katherine "Kool Kat" Farnham

Hot New Jazz Singer: Katherine Farnham goes from mere whisper to powerful belt in jazz expression. This amazingly talented and diverse artist crosses musical styles from the genres of jazz and adult contemporary to form a sound that makes her competitive in the mainstream commercial marketplace. Her unique voice and vocal arrangements make her a crowd favorite.

The Amazin Grace Little Band @ Hub City Brewhouse

Get everyone on the dance floor with The Amazin Grace Little Band.

One of the hottest groups in the area, The Amazin Grace & GLB generates energy and excitement everywhere they perform.

Zoay' Jazz at Harvest Moon Brewery

From Grover Washington, Jr. and Pieces of a Dream to Jeff Lorber and Gamble & Huff, Philadelphia has always been a hotbed for exciting and groundbreaking R&B and jazz. Recording artists ZOE’, with their smooth yet funky grooves had incredible energy that flowed just as powerfully as those legendary influences.

This group from Philadelphia comes with heart, passion & soul.

Main Event

Featuring some of the biggest names in contemporary jazz--Boney James, The Lao Tizer Band (featuring Chieli Minucci / Karen Briggs / Eric Marienthal) - “Jazz Group of the Year” 2016 Grammy nominee, The JT Project, Kelley Andre & Organic Soul and The Hub City Jazz All Stars featuring Radam Schwartz, Dave Stryker, Bruce Williams, Andrea Brachfield, Cecil Brooks

  • The New Brunswick District Schools Jazz Band - 12:30p - 1p
  • Kelley Andre & Organic Soul - 1:30p - 2:20p
  • The JT Project - 3p - 3:50p
  • Lao Tizer Band - 4:20p - 5:20p
  • Boney James - 6p - 7:30p

Festival Tickets

Boney James, Lao Tizer, The JT Project and so many more are gearing up to make the Hub City Jazz Festival an experience to remember. Get your tickets early as the Festival is always a Sell Out.

$ 65.00
General Seating
Only 371 left

  • First Come First Seat
  • Sit Where You Want
  • Relax and Enjoy

$ 85.00
Priority Seating
Only 27 left

  • Reserved Seating
  • Handicap Seating Available
  • Closer Seating

$ 125.00

  • Best Seats In The House
  • VIP Amenities
  • Meet & Greet

Upcoming Events


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Frequently Asked Questions

It’s a good idea to arrive 60 minutes before your concert time. Then you’ll have plenty of time to park, peruse the program and prepare yourself for the experience. The doors opens at 12:00 pm. The Box Office at the Music festival opens at 11:00 am . A big part of the Hub City Jazz Festival experience is the social aspect – enjoy the venue, have a drink, check-out the vendors and meet some friends.
Located just inside the Hyatt Regency Atrium, the concessions booth opens at 12:00 pm prior to the concert and remains open through intermission. Offered are assorted baked goods, ice cream, coffee, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and sparkling water. Please note that only water is allowed inside the concert hall.
While you may take photographs, videos of the concert are not allowed to publish, distribute or sell. We do encourage you share photos of your experience LIVE on your favorite social media plattform.
YES, YES, YES. Please use the hashtag #HubCityJazzFestival when posting about the festival.

Venue / Official Accommodation Partner

Two Albany Street , New Brunswick NJ 08901

(732) 873 1234