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The Turf Club Jam Live at the Blackbird
The Turf Club Jam Live at the Blackbird

Thu, Jun 13


Blackbird Community Commons

The Turf Club Jam Live at the Blackbird

Part of the 2024 North to Shore Festival, presented by Prudential

Time & Location

Jun 13, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Blackbird Community Commons, 131 Atkins Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712, USA

About the event

This event is part of the 2024 North 2 Shore Festival.

Are you ready to get down? On June 13, go back in time to Springwood Ave’s glorious musical era when the legendary Turf Club Jam Live comes to the Blackbird. This groovy night will be masterfully emceed by Gregg Bouie of Toogie & the Gang fame and feature a spectacular lineup of musicians ready to shake things up. Jazz lovers, you'll love Mr. Vel Johnson’s masterful performances, and R&B enthusiasts, you'll adore Mr. Al Holmes' soulful tunes! Join us in celebrating Asbury Park's African-American music heritage.

The Asbury Park African-American Music Project (AP-AMP) is a local Asbury Park non-profit dedicated to giving voice to the stories of Asbury Park’s African American community and provide opportunities for engagement and education through stories and song. They are currently hard at work restoring the legendary Turf Club—the last standing music venue on Springwood Avenue—into a community spot for music and culture.

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