BLU Jazz+ is a stunning new performance space in downtown Akron, Ohio which has been designed & crafted from the ground up with the presentation of live jazz in mind.
Complete with an exciting “Black & BLU”-inspired menu, full-service bar, and state-of-the art stage, sound & lighting, BLU Jazz+ has the retro feel & intimacy of the famous NYC clubs combined with the style and sophistication of a modern venue.
Conveniently situated in the heart of the Akron Historic Arts District, BLU Jazz+ is Northeast Ohio’s new premier destination for live jazz, fine food & spirits.
Built in the 1870′s and made of local sandstone & brick, the Hermes Building is home to BLU Jazz+ and gives our venue the distinct character and charm that a jazz club deserves.
Easily accessible via Route 8, I-77, & I-76 with on-street, garage, and valet parking services available.
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We wanted to share some photos of the progress being made at BLU Jazz+! A very special thanks to our friend, Weston Lott, for providing us with this sneak peek as seen below.
Check out BLU Jazz+ developer & co-owner, Tony Troppe, as he chats with Cool Cleveland correspondent, Marty Bielat, about the history of jazz in Akron, his desire to build a club, and some specific specs on the venue itself.