PierFest: Free Friday Night Concert Series

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RiverviewJazz.Org and Exchange Place Alliance Special Improvement District are partnering on a new Friday night series: PierFest.

A free concert series 6-9pm on the J. Owen Grundy Pier spanning from September 21 through October 12. These concerts will feature killer bands with a bit of latin flavor, accompanied by food trucks and beer!

In the case of inclement weather we will make an announcement and the location will be moved to Harborside Atrium at 200 Hudson Street.

Red Cross holds fourth annual Jersey City Police and Fire 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive

2018-09-11_10-24-49To commemorate the solemn anniversary Sept. 11, the American Red Cross, in partnership with the Jersey City Department of Public Safety and Suburban Propane, will hold its Fourth Annual Jersey City Police and Fire 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive. Close to 200 first responders and community members are expected to participate. All presenting donors will receive a Red Cross first aid kit, courtesy of Suburban Propane, a proud national sponsor of the American Red Cross Blood Services.

WHAT: Fourth annual Jersey City Police & Fire 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive

WHEN: Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. The blood drive will take place between 8 a.m.-6 p.m. A special program with Jersey City, Red Cross and Suburban Propane officials will be held between 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Media are invited to attend the program and/or stop by throughout the day for interview and photo opportunities.

WHERE: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 2 Exchange Place, Jersey City, New Jersey.

Parking will be validated for attendees at One Parking, located at 10 Exchange Place. The blood drive will be held in the Hudson Ballroom; the program will be held in the Riverside Room.

DETAILS: All presenting donors will receive a Red Cross first aid kit*, courtesy of Suburban Propane, a proud national sponsor of the American Red Cross Blood Services. Continue reading

Summer Dance

36723860_10156417936724344_7032218290965446656_nHead on down to the river for a free performance every Thursday this month! Presented as part of the Summer in the City Cultural Event Series with Mayor Steven M. Fulop, the Jersey City Municipal Council and the Office of Cultural Affairs.

SUMMER DANCE SERIES 2018

–July 19: Nimbus Dance Works
–July 26: Kennedy Dancers
–August 2: Ariel Rivka Dance Company

These events are all free and open to the public.

Get your move and groove on down on the waterfront!

July 4th Fire Show

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50STAR FIRE SHOW!

Mayor Steven M. Fulop announces SNOOP DOGG as the headlining performer for the Fifth Annual Jersey City 4th of July Experience, as the City continues to expand on the day-long, outdoor celebration on the Hudson River waterfront. The festivity will begin at noon with a full-scale carnival, continuous entertainment, several beer gardens, and an elite conglomerate of food trucks. The show will culminate with the world-renowned fireworks company Grucci lighting up the skyline from multiple barges on the Hudson River.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018  |  12-10 PM  |  Exchange Place, Jersey City, NJ

Everything you need to know to have a great time!

Jazz for Lunch: Music on the Waterfront

35744093_10156375900129344_8358195048814215168_nKick back during lunch and take in some music at the Hudson River.

The Office of Cultural Affairs
JAZZ FOR LUNCH
featuring
Manouche Bag
@ Owen Grundy Pier, Exchange Place

Click here for a sample of the tunes to come: https://www.facebook.com/Manouche-Bag-109586779070104/

The weather’s just fine and the music divine. Enjoy it with a bite and relax on the waterfront! Jazzy!

All events are free and open to the public.

Riverview Jazz Festival Kick-Off at Exchange Place

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The Exchange Place Alliance and Riverview Jazz Organization present: Riverview Jazz Festival Kickoff at Exchange Place! Enjoy the musical styling of over 30 Jazz musicians on June 1st from 4:30 P.M to 9:00 P.M. There will be food and fun the whole family!

Performances include: Riverview Jazz Brass led by Andrae Murchison, ZT Amplifiers Artist Showcase (feat. Vic Juris, Dave Stryker, and Charlie Apicella), Gato Loco, Johnny Rodriguez Dream Team, and DJ Prestige.