5th Annual Central Jersey Jazz Festival

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SEP 15, 2017 to SEP 17, 2017
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM Rain or Shine.


Monument Square
Livingston Avenue and George Street

Experience 3 Days of Today's Best Live Jazz at 3 Outdoor Venues in Central Jersey


6-10 PM Rain or shine. Historic Court House - Main Street, Downtown Flemington, NJ 08822


1-6 PM Rain or shine. Monument Square at Livingston Ave. and George St. (on NJ Transit's Northeast Corridor line)


1-6 PM Rain or shine. Somerset County Court House Green. Corner of E. Main & Grove Streets, Downtown Somerville, NJ (on NJ Transit's Raritan Valley line)

Saturday's All-Star Lineup in New Brunswick:

To be announced

Additional Performances by: "New Brunswick Brass Band"

Saturday's Schedule

Visitors to the Central Jersey Jazz Festival - New Brunswick may begin seating at Monument Square starting at 12:00 p.m. The performances will begin at 1:00 p.m.

1:00 - 2:15 Cocomama

2:15 - 2:45 New Brunswick Brass Band

2:45 - 4:00 Lucien Barbarin's NOLA Sextet - "Hit It Hard & Wish It Well"

4:00 - 4:30 New Brunswick Brass Band

4:30 - 6:00 Jimmy Cobb Trio plus Matt Chertkoff

CD sales and signing of CD's by the musicians will follow the musician's performance.


Paid parking available at multiple downtown New Brunswick Parking decks.

Festival Food & Drink

Great food and beverages will be available at the festival for purchase from Destination Dogs and Old Bay Restaurant or visit many other great downtown New Brunswick restaurants.Stage Left Sidewalk Cafe is located in the event area. Reservations are suggested.

What to Bring/What not to Bring

Picnics are permitted but visitors are not allowed to bring alcoholic beverages.

Bring your own chairs.

New Brunswick thinks dogs are terrific, but they are not permitted at this event unless they are certified service animals.

Rain or Shine Information

The Central Jersey Jazz Festival - New Brunswick is rain or shine. In the event of extreme weather conditions notification of any changes will be made by 5 pm on Friday, September 15. Visit or call 732-640-0001 for further information.

Getting to New Brunswick, New Jersey

New Brunswick is located in Central New Jersey in Middlesex County. It is easily reached by car, bus or train.

By Car:

New Brunswick is easily accessible from many major NJ highways including Routes 1, 18, 27, 130, 171, 287 and 95 (New Jersey Turnpike). Visit Google Maps for exact driving directions to the corner of Livingston Avenue and George Street, the block where the Festival is located.

By Train:

New Brunswick is served by New Jersey Transit's Northeast Corridor Line, which serves NYC, Newark, Elizabeth, Metuchen, Princeton, and intermediate points. The New Brunswick train station is four blocks from Monument Square. For the Northeast Corridor Line schedule visit Note that all trains do not run on Saturdays. For New Jersey Transit information visit or call 800-772-2222.

By Bus:

New Brunswick is served by several New Jersey Transit bus lines.

For New Jersey Transit bus information visit or call 800-772-2222.


Victory Taxi (732-545-6666) and Yellow Cab (848-391-3687) serve the New Brunswick Area