Central PA Friends of Jazz

Upcoming Dates

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Central PA Jazz Festival - Riverboat Cruise - 5:30pm-8:30pm
City Island
Harrisburg, PA
U.S [map]
Price: $10

 Tickets are $10 and are available only through the Harrisburg Riverboat societies website - CLiCK HERE to go to their site.   ARTIST INFO AVAILABLE SOON....

Friday, August 11th, 2017

2016 Festival Jazz Party - 7PM - 12:30AM
River City Blues Club, 819 South Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104
(717) 525-8926 [map]
Price: All tickets $15 at the door: Advance tickets -$12 Adults; $10 CPFJ Members; $5 Students

FRIDAY, AUG. 12TH - FESTIVAL JAZZ PARTY   7 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.


River City Blues Club

Live jazz from 7:00PM - 12:30AM on both floors of the River City Blues Club

We will have four bands playing on with food and drink available. 

Come out and celebrate 37 years of GREAT JAZZ with us.


Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Festival Jam Session - 3-6pm
Gretna Hideaway, 40 Boulevard Ave, 17545
Mt Gretna, PA 17545 [map]
Price: FREE

 Pianist Kirk Reese leads the Festival Jam Session at the Gretna Hideaway from 3-6pm - featuring Steve Meashey (b) and Peter Lazorcik (dr) - all aspiring jazz musicians are welcome to sit in.  Food and drink available - no cover charge.

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Central PA Jazz Festival - WORKSHOP
Jazz Workshop TBA - 11:15am -12:30pm
Harrisburg, PA
USA [map]
Price: $5

Info coming soon!

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Central PA Jazz Festival Concert - 7:30 PM
200 Pennsylvania Ave.
Mt Gretna, PA 17064
717-540-1010 [map]
Price: $12 to $30

The Central PA Friends of Jazz will return to Mt. Gretna's Playhouse again this year for the main 2017 Festival Concert!  Artist info and details will be announced soon!

 Gen. Adm. Premium: $30   (front area)

Gen. Adm. Standard: $25 (middle to back of theatre)

Member Premium: $26 

Member Standard: $20

Student: $12 (must have a current student ID)

Sunday, August 13th, 2017

Central PA Jazz Festival - PICNIC
JAZZ PICNIC - 2-7 p.m.
Indian Echo Caverns, 368 Middletown Rd,
Hummelstown, PA 17036
7175668131 [map]
Price: $15 Adults - $10 Members - $5 Students - Children under 12 FREE

The Saturday Jazz Picnic has a found a great new home – Indian Echo Caverns.  Located just off the Hummelstown exit of Hwy. 322 between Hershey and Harrisburg, they have many activities for families including a petting zoo, gift shop and more.  There are also tours of the caverns available as well .  Food may be purchased or you can bring your own basket of goodies.  Our CPFJ Youth Band directed by Ron Waters, will perform as well as several great area bands - with live music from 2-7 p.m.   Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for CPFJ members and $5 for students (children under 12 are free)

Complimentary beverages are included in the ticket price. Tickets - call the CPFJ Office at 717-540-1010

 youth band  

 Picnic Performance Schedule TBA