Baltimore Jazz Fest
Saturday October 1, Druid Hill Park, FREE — baltimorejazzfest.com | Read more>>
BJA JAZZ FESTIVAL COMING, OCT. 1, 2016
By Ian Rashkin, BJA President. Here at BJA Central we’ve heard a lot about how Baltimore lacks a jazz festival. There have been a couple of attempts, but for various reasons, they’ve not managed to take hold as an integral part of the Baltimore jazz scene. | Read more>>
Sad news — Word has come that Liam Flynn’s Ale House on North Avenue will be closing, due to an increase in the rent. Liam Flynn’s has been hosting the traditional jazz jam on Sunday afternoons, the gypsy jazz jam session on Monday nights (as featured in the March 2016 BJA newsletter) and the straight-ahead jazz jam on Thursday nights (as featured in the July/August 2016 BJA newsletter), as well as the Appalachian Old-Time jam on Tuesdays and the Celtic/Irish traditional Jam on Wednesdays. | Read more>>
JAZZ SHOWS AT ARTSCAPE 2016
Carl Grubbs After several years in which little or no real jazz was featured at Artscape, the BJA is pleased that this year’s event includes a number of jazz performances in a range of genres, including straight-head, Latin, gypsy jazz, funk and fusion, and experimental. | Read more>>
ARTSCAPE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR BJA BOOTH
BJA needs volunteers to staff our booth at Artscape. This is our biggest outreach activity of the year. Volunteers reach out to the public to tell them how they can find the jazz in the Baltimore area, also to interest jazz fans in BJA — recruiting new members and selling merchandise (CDs, hats). | Read more>>