Blue Note

The Blue Note Jazz Club is unveiling the lineup for their much-anticipated 13th annual Blue Note Jazz Festival, featuring performances by Wynton Marsalis, Andra Day, Corinne Bailey Rae, Yo La Tengo with the Sun Ra Arkestra, Stanley Clarke, the Yussef Dayes Experience, Soulive, The Soul Rebels featuring Ghostface Killah and many more. See the full schedule below.


Don Was – the veteran, multi-Grammy-winning musician/producer and current president of Blue Note Records – is one of those virtual Renaissance men who always seems to have many pots a stirring. Over time, he has been a bassist, record producer, music director, film composer, documentary film maker and radio host. And 2024 promises to be no less busy for him.

The Blue Note Jazz Festival is set to present the new iteration of its Napa Valley series: The Black Radio Experience, curated by Grammy-award-winning pianist, producer, and songwriter Robert Glasper. The boutique event will take place August 30-September 1 at The Meritage Resort and Spa. A wide range of hotel and VIP ticket packages will be available to the general public on Thursday, March 7 at 9 a.m. PT/noon ET. See HERE for hotel packages and additional info.

The Blue Note Jazz Club is set to host the fifth annual “Robtober,” an iconic residency with Grammy-award-winning pianist, producer and songwriter Robert Glasper.

Blue Note Jazz Club confirms a select run of shows with New York-based musician Nick Hakim. Kicking off on November 14, the mini-residency marks Hakim’s debut performance at the historic venue. Blue Note continues to carry the torch for culturally relevant musicians into the 21st century by regularly showcasing up-and-coming jazz, soul, R&B and funk artists at the iconic club.

Today, the storied Blue Note confirms their much-anticipated 12th Annual Blue Note Jazz Festival is set to kick off May 31 with a diverse and legendary lineup including Grace Jones, Pat Metheny, NxWorries (Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge,) Robert Glasper, BJ The Chicago Kid and Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers, as well as a stop on legendary blues guitarist and singer Buddy Guy’s Damn Right Farewell tour. See full list below.


New Orleans funk specialists Galactic performed at the iconic Blue Note Jazz Club in New York, NY last Thursday, January 26, 2023 as part of an intimate five night residency. Special guest pedal steel guitarist Robert Randolph, from Robert Randolph and the Family Band, sat in and complemented the jazzy quintet well.

New Orleans’ one and only Galactic has shared “Ready For Me" (Feat. Cimafunk and Anjelika “Jelly” Joseph), available now at all DSPs and streaming services. The track heralds the upcoming arrival of the renowned New Orleans funk quintet’s eagerly anticipated new EP, TCHOMPITOULAS, arriving Friday, January 20 on their own Tchuop-Zilla Records.



Blue Note Records has announced a February 17 release of Transmissions from Total Refreshment Centre, an eclectic new collection that features a wide range of artists who are part of London’s vibrant Total Refreshment Centre community including Byron Wallen, Jake Long, Matters Unknown, Zeitgeist Freedom Energy Exchange, Neue Grafik, and Resavoir. The album is available for pre-order now on vinyl, CD, or download and the lead single “Visions” by Soccer96 featuring MC Kieron Boothe is out today.


In 2023, New York’s iconic Blue Note Jazz Club is rolling out special programming that will highlight the synergies between the funk, jazz, and jam music communities.