Jazz on the Terrace
Saturday, June 10, 2023
Centennial Terrace & Quarry
5773 Centennial Rd, Sylvania, OH 43560
Glass City JazzFest
Saturday, August 12, 2023
Glass City Metropark
983 Front St, Toledo, OH 43605

2022 Festival Website

Great Lakes Jazz Festival
Saturday, September 9, 2023
Ottawa Park Amphitheater
2205 Kenwood Blvd, Toledo, OH 43606

2022 Festival Website

Wine Down Wednesdays
Live Jazz & The Bay
Hosted by: The H-Factor Jazz Show
Every 1st, 2nd & 4th Wednesday

The Bay Restaurant & Nightclub
18 Main St., Toledo, OH 43605 (Directions)

Open Jazz Jam
w/the Jerome Clark Trio — Every 3rd Wednesday
The Bay Restaurant & Nightclub
18 Main St., Toledo, OH 43605 (Directions)
"Ode to Jazz"
Poetry & Jazz Infused
Open Mic Night
Hosted By: Ky Kearic & Elevated Thinkin’
Sounds by: DJ Mpress & The H-Factor Jazz Show
The Bay Restaurant & Nightclub
18 Main St, Toledo, OH 43605
H-Factor Jazz Show
24/7 Online Radio Station
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GLJS Scholarship Fund

The Great Lakes Jazz society has partnered with BeInstrumental, to fund music lessons & instruments for Toledo-area for children. Each scholarship recipient receives, one year of weekly, 30-minute, private music lessons, on the music instrument of their choice. The music instrument is provided, so that the student can practice at home.


Estimated cost per scholarship recipient:

  • Music Lesson: $30 per 30 minute lesson (weekly) = $120 monthly ($14,400/yearly)
  • Music Instrument: price varies, depending on instrument selection

The scholarship is funded by a portion of festival and concert ticket sales, raffle proceeds and donations.

Jazz Education
~ Listening Sessions

The Great Lakes Jazz Society will soon offer “Jazz Education Listening Sessions” that explore the history of jazz through presentations that include photos, videos and audio.

The Great Lakes Jazz Society is supported in part by American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds
allocated by the City of Toledo and the Lucas County Commissioners and administered by The Arts Commission”