Harlem Late Night Jazz 2021 Update

As challenging as this historic pandemic is, we have recommitted ourselves to this important mission in 2021. We are launching new strategies and innovative HLNJ programs including: 



  • Partnering with NYC parks to launch a new outdoor Jazz Series in Harlems famed Jackie Robinson Park
  • Partnering with the 2021 Harlem Music Festival in August
  • Co-sponsorship of the new Uptown Night Market Cultural Series running through November 2021
  • New Harlem Venues Schedules

2021 Summer/Fall Special Events Schedule

Fridays Live: Jazz on Harlem’s famed Sugar Hill

HLNJ presents Jazz in the beautiful Jackie Robinson Park

Every 2nd and 4th Friday (4 PM – 8PM) June – September 2021

2021 Harlem Music Fest

Proud partners of the 3rd annual Harlem Music Festival.

August 7 – August 15 2021

2021 Uptown Night Market

Eclectic local Harlem and NY vendors, performers, and music under the Arches of Harlem.

Every 2nd Thursday July – November 2021

2021 Soap Box Presents “Stoop Sessions”

Created by artists, “Stoop Sessions” brings it to the streets!

June – October 2021

HLNJ Sponsored Weekly Events


“Soul Power” at Harlem Shake

100 W 124th (@ Lenox Ave)

A Soulful and joyful Jam of Soul, R&B and Gospel… feat. C. Kelly Wright

Every Sunday Afternoon (3 PM – 6 PM) May – December 2021

HLNJ David Lee Jones Soul Jazz @ The American Legion Post #398

248 W 132nd St (Btwn 8th Ave and 7th Ave)

Internationally renown Sunday evening jam session is one of Harlem’s best!

Every Sunday Evening (8 PM – 12 AM) July – December 2021


HLNJ Jerk n Jazz Backyard Jam @ New Amsterdam Music Association

107 W 130th (Btwn 7th Ave and Lenox)

HLNJ partners with NAMA (America’s oldest association for Black musicians) BYOB and enjoy great Jazz and Jerk chicken in the backyard of a Harlem speakeasy.

Jam Every Wed Night 8 PM – 12 AM August – October 2021


HLNJ Friday Night Jams @ Patricks Place

2538 8th Ave (@ W 151st)

Master Saxophonist Patience Higgins leads a star-studded night Jam Session in intimate Harlem club….great Jamaican food!

Jam Every Friday Night (8 PM – 1 AM) June – December 2021