If you are interested in performing at our venue starting this Fall 2014, please e-mail us your press kit for consideration by clicking the button below and please include the following:


• Band Name

• Genre

• Number of Band Members

• Estimated draw for Akron area

• Size of local mailing list

• Official website link (URL) which includes MP3’s, videos, etc.

• Technical Rider (if applicable)

Send Press Kit

Please e-mail with any additional questions you may have.


BLU Jazz+ was named one of the "Best Jazz Venues in the World" by DownBeat Magazine (2016, 2017, 2018)
Committed to the preservation of America's treasured art form of jazz, BLU Jazz+ Masterclass Foundation (BJMF) is a new program developed by the founders of BLU Jazz+ Akron that brings “front-row” jazz education performance & mentorship opportunities to student musicians and art lovers alike through an ongoing series of special events throughout the year.