Where to go for the jazz

jazz clubs

  • Darryl’s Corner Bar and Grill
  • SAVVOY R&B Reggae Lounge restaurant
  • Ryles Music nightclub
  • Scullers Jazz club
    The Berklee Performance Center
    Big Night at TD North Garden
    The Winery
    John Hancock Hall
    Central Square Cambridge restaurants
    The LilyPad ( if it comes back online)
    Hibernian Hall
    WALLY’S, SouthEnd
    Assembly Square, Somerville
    939 Berklee Cafe

Live Jazz Booking

Coronavirus cancellations are in effect as of 8/15/2020.

Follow Alex Lemski presents local live jazz events around town.
in this clip, The Trio Plex performed September 7th, 2019 at the Lily Pad.
live shows coming up are on the Calendar below.

jazz performances around town

FROM THE LABEL — August 21, 2019 (New York, NY) – In 1964, John Coltrane and his Classic Quartet went into Van Gelder Studios and, in an unprecedented move for Coltrane, recorded new versions of some of his most famous works. This never-before-heard recording, Blue World, will be released on September 27 in CD, vinyl LP and digital editions via Impulse!/UMe.

Blue World (SHM-CD) $34. Add to cart..
The Digital Edition is available when you click for $7.99

The Opera

BOSTON LYRIC OPERA highlights – The premiere of “Tonic Hour” for August is sold out; be sure to sign up for September and October now. There’s much more to come on [insert:opera], so check it regularly.

For musically inclined children consider enrolling them in the BLO “Opera Camp: Make Your Own Show” program running August 24-28. 
Open to rising 3rd through 8th graders, and produced in collaboration with the VOICES Boston youth chorus and the North End Music and Performing Arts Center, “Opera Camp” takes place 9 am-3 pm every day on Zoom.

Newport Jazz Festival 2019

Galaxies of sound. Lead sax Holland turned 97 years old.

Cambridge jazz festival scene

See jazz around town in Boston MA