January 15-18, 2016 | New Paltz, NY
For our sixth consecutive year, WBGO is pleased to extend to you an invitation to Jazz on the Mountain at the historic Mohonk Mountain House in the scenic Catskills. Celebrating 17 years at Mohonk, WBGO’s Michael Bourne will host this stellar program – a four-day musical extravaganza over the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Enjoy a welcome reception Friday night, a Saturday night dinner with the musicians and Michael Bourne, and a fun scavenger hunt Sunday afternoon.
WBGO & 2 Gateway Free Concert: Mimi Jones
September 2nd, 2015 | 2 Gateway Center, Newark, NJ
Bassist Mimi Jones brings her powerful sound to this free concert presented by WBGO and 2 Gateway Center in downtown Newark. Afternoon Jazz and Singers Unlimited host Michael Bourne presents.
6:30pm, September 10th, 2015 | J. Owen Grundy Pier, Exchange Place, Jersey City, NJ
The New Jersey City University Alumni Jazz Big Band conducted by NJCU Professor Richard Lowenthal will perform a “Tribute to Clark Terry” with a special guest appearance by acclaimed trumpeter Wynton Marsalis. This final performance of Jersey City’s “Sounds of Summer Concert Series” will bring together a number of musicians who had known or performed with Mr. Terry during his fabled career. Mr. Marsalis was a close friend of the jazz legend who passed away in February at the age of 94.more
11am, September 20th, 2015 | Edgewater, NJ
This free juried art competition features everything from jazz, blues, and R&B to Brazilian and Latin music. There will be five live bands! Come stop by the WBGO table and say hi!more
12pm, September 20th, 2015 | 92nd Street Y, New York, NY
This day-long street festival includes community health services, music on two stages (bring your children by KidCentral for their own special concert), a cultural tour of more than a dozen countries, food, film, and more! WBGO is a proud sponsor, so come to our table and say hello.more
12pm, September 26th, 2015 | Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Celebrate getting fit and healthy with Newark's own Beth Israel! Health Screenings, Health Workshops, Food, Music, Face Painting, and fun for all. Rain or shine.
12pm, September 27th, 2015 | ArtsWestchester, White Plains, NY
Enjoy a full day of live jazz music at Sunday’s White Plains Jazz & Food Festival in the heart of downtown White Plains! Featuring Julius Rodriguez and the Big Beat, Doug Munro and the Big Boss Bossa Nova and more.more
WBGO & 2 Gateway Free Concert: Craig Handy (Hosted by Gary Walker)
12pm, October 7th, 2015 | 2 Gateway Center, Newark, NJ
Come enjoy a free concert of acclaimed sax player Craig Handy in Newark's 2 Gateway Center! Handy's fluid, nuanced stylings epitomize the post-bop sound. WBGO's Morning Jazz host Gary Walker will be on hand to preside over the show!