BOPA

Applications open for jazz performers at Artscape and other BOPA festivals

In case you hadn’t heard, applications are now open for jazz performers (along with classical, dance, fashion, and more) for Artscape 2019. Note that these applications are for performances NOT on the main stages – those applications closed several months ago, and will be opening soon for 2020. | Read more>>
JAM 2018 flyer

Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with BJA

Saturday, April 21st, 2018, join the Baltimore Jazz Alliance and The Royal Theater and Community Heritage Corporation in a celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, featuring Baltimore jazz artists Spice and the Audrey Haskins Quartet. This FREE concert will be held at The Avenue Bakery’s beautiful outdoor performance space on historic Pennsylvania Ave in Baltimore, and will also feature food and drink, a raffle with great prizes, and BJA’s own Musical Instrument Petting Zoo, a chance for young children to learn about and experience the instruments of jazz. | Read more>>
Benefit Concert in Support of the Dorsey Family

Benefit Concert in Support of the Dorsey Family

Join Contemporary Arts Inc., CA-FAM III, Inc./Be Mo Jazz, Eubie Blake Center, Baltimore Jazz House, Inc., B Sharp Summer Music Academy, and the Baltimore Jazz Alliance for special benefit concert in support of the Dorsey family, who experienced a devastating fire in January. | Read more>>

Baltimore Jazz Fest Canceled

It is with much regret that we announce the cancellation of the Baltimore Jazz Fest 2017. Many factors went into this decision — including, of course, the difficulty in obtaining funds. BJA was committed to making this a free event, and also one that paid fair wages to its performers; as you probably know, we are an all-volunteer organization with limited time, and ultimately we had to make the decision that while it may have been possible to continue to cut corners and present a smaller and more community-based event, it just did not seem to a good use of our limited time. | Read more>>
Baltimore Center Stage present "Jazz"

Center Stage presents Jazz

By Ian Rashkin and Rená Sweetwine Ian: If you’re noticing signs and posters advertising Jazz at Center Stage, you might be wondering how this new play — based on the book by Toni Morrison — related to you as a music lover. | Read more>>