2018 Riverview Jazz Festival

  Designed by Maurizio Masi, Illustrated by  Robert Marks

Designed by Maurizio Masi, Illustrated by Robert Marks

Friday June 1 • Kick Off at J Owen Grundy Pier 4:30 - 9pm

The Exchange Place Alliance & RJO presents Riverview Jazz Festival Kick Off.  The Kick Off  will be held June 1st at J. Owen Grundy Pier. 

Saturday June 9 •   Riverview Jazz Closing Festival at Riverview-Fisk Park • 12 - 8pm

There are over 40 performances throughout Hudson County during the week long festival culminating at Riverview-Fisk Park on June 9 with a free all day festival with food trucks, vendors, record riot & two stages.  Art at the Gazebo Sponsored by Young Masters Children’s Art class 1pm-5pm   Children will be invited to come up to the table to draw what they see of the Jersey City, Hoboken, NYC skyline. 

Vendors that will be there include Empanada Monster, Koro Koro Rice Ball, Venti Italian Specialties, Angry Archie's, Booza Organic Ice Cream, The Brownie Bar, Sweet Kiss Lemonade, Gusti di Sicilia, Choiselle, The Pink Bazaar, 37 Ferns, Moxie Sorbet Designs, Vintage by Heidi, Sol Infusions Potions & Punches LLC, Kim O'Hara Designs, Charley and Hudson, Maggie's Farm, Leigh's Art Shop, 8andone, Uriel Home + Life, Caviar Noir Jewelry, Cameo Nouveau and more!

Festival is free to the public and VIP Tickets are available. Click here.  Join our IndieGoGo campaign for discounts on tickets. Click here.

Week Long Schedule

Schedule Subject to Change

Friday June 1

The Exchange Place Alliance & RJO presents Riverview Jazz Kick Off
J Owen Grundy Pier 4:30 – 9pm
Riverview Jazz Brass led by Andrae Murchison
ZT Amplifiers Artist Showcase (feat. Vic Juris, Dave Stryker, and Charlie Apicella) 5pm
Gato Loco 6:30pm
Johnny Rodriguez Dream Team 8pm

Groove on Grove JC Fridays
Grove St Path Station, Jersey City
Nobuki Takamen 6 pm

Fox & Crow
594 Palisade, Jersey City
T.K. Blue 10pm

GP’s Restaurant
236 Pavonia Ave., Jersey City
Piano Bar feat.  Anadelia + Lyndol Descant 9pm

Moore's Lounge aka Bill & Ruth’s
189 Monticello Ave., Jersey City
Jazz Jam Session 8pm

 

Saturday June 2

JC Marketplace & RJO
Magnolia Landing, 136 Magnolia Ave, Jersey City
DJ Prestige and Pat Van Dyke 12 - 5pm

Fox & Crow
594 Palisade, Jersey City
Nicki Denner 10pm

The Hutton
225 Hutton St., Jersey City
D.I.N. 10pm

GP’s Restaurant
236 Pavonia Ave., Jersey City
Piano Bar feat.  Anadelia and Sean Browdy   9pm

 

Sunday June 3

 

Farms in the Heights Farmer's Market
Riverview-Fisk Park, Palisade btwn Bowers + Griffith, Jersey City
James Gibbs III 12:30 - 3pm

FM, 340 3rd Street, Jersey City
IRIS Records Jazz Chill Out at FM 9pm

GP’s Restaurant, 236 Pavonia Ave., Jersey City
Jazz Brunch feat. Lyndol Descant 12pm

Jersey City Ward Tour
Lutze Biergarten 1pm

Moore's Lounge aka Bill & Ruth’s
189 Monticello Ave., Jersey City
 Meet the Artist w/ Louis Hayes  6pm

Monday June 4

Brightside Tavern
RJO's All-Stars Open Jazz Jam 7:30pm

Tuesday June 5

Fox & Crow, 594 Palisade, Jersey City
Backroom Broadside (spoken word) 7:30pm

Madame Claude Bis
390 4th St., Jersey City
Manouche Bag 7:30PM
 

Wednesday June 6

RJO & Harborside JC presents Jazz at the Harborside
Harborside Atrium
200 Hudson St., Jersey City
Johnathan Blake 11:30am - 1:30pm

The Archer
176 Newark Ave, Jersey City
Go Bailers 7:30PM

FM
340 3rd Street, Jersey City
Bryan Beninghove & Walter Parks Big Fun  9pm
$7 Door

Fox & Crow
594 Palisade, Jersey City
Gene Bertoncini & Be Bim Bop  8pm

Groove on Grove: A Riverview Jazz Fest Runs Through It Showcase
Grove St Path Station, Jersey City
6 pm Anthony Fuscaldo
7 pm Lisa Simpson and/or TBA
8 pm Tommy Two Scoops and Friends with the Brightside Tavern Jazz Trio

The Oak on Pine
196 Pine St., Jersey City
John Bauers  7pm

West Side Music Presents at Lincoln Park
Larry Banks' Spring Swing   7-9pm

 

Thursday June 7

JCCA & RJO present Jazz For Lunch
J Owen Grundy Pier, Jersey City (Exchange Pl)
Charlie Apicella & Iron City 12 - 2pm

The Archer
176 Newark Ave, Jersey City
Blue Vipers 7:30PM

Fox & Crow
594 Palisade, Jersey City
Jenna Mammina & Rolf Sturm 8pm

The Hutton
225 Hutton St., Jersey City
Anthony Tamburro & Greg McLaughlin 9-11pm

Madame Claude Bis
390 4th St., Jersey City
Manouche Bag 7:30PM

Pershing Field
(Summit Ave & Manhattan) Jersey City
John Bauers & Friends 6pm

Women in Jazz at the Rotunda
Brennan Courthouse  583 Newark Ave
Leni Stern (8pm) & Lezlie Harrison (7pm)
$15 Ticket Available Here

Sinatra Park
Sinatra Dr, Hoboken, NJ
Gene the Plumber, Emily Turonis 7pm
 

Friday June 8

Fox & Crow
594 Palisade, Jersey City
Jocelyn Medina 10pm

GP’s Restaurant, 236 Pavonia Ave., Jersey City
Piano Bar feat. Joe Regan 9pm

The Hutton
225 Hutton St., Jersey City
Julian Meyers 7-9pm
Ian Kenselaar Trio 10pm

Moore's Lounge aka Bill & Ruth’s
189 Monticello Ave., Jersey City
Jam Session 8pm
 

Saturday June 9

Fox & Crow
594 Palisade, Jersey City
After Party & Jazz Jam with Ted Chubb 9pm

GP’s Restaurant
236 Pavonia Ave., Jersey City
Piano Bar feat.  Anadelia and Matt Benson 9pm

The Hutton
225 Hutton St., Jersey City
Jack Breslin Trio 10pm

Riverview Jazz Closing Festival •  12 - 8pm
Riverview-Fisk Park, Jersey City, NJ
RIVERVIEW STAGE:
Doug Beavers Salsa Orchestra 7pm, Lakecia Benjamin & the Soul Squad 5pm, Rob Curto's Forró For All 3pm, Andrea Brachfeld and Insight 1pm
SKYLINE STAGE:
Wallace Roney & Friends 6pm, Winard Harper & Tap Sensational 4pm, Brian Charette's Kürrent 2pm and Spirituals Reimagined feat Walter Parks & Vivian Sessoms 12pm

 

Participating Venues & Parks

 

Past Festivals