The posts on this page are from a variety of Salem blogs and the views expressed are those of the individual blog author.

August 20th, 2016

You Can’t Beat the Beat; Salem Jazz & Soul Festival This Weekend

Diversity of entertainment is what you will find this weekend in Salem Ma. Summer may be ending, but we won’t let it go quietly. No, not “quietly.” The air will be filled and flowing with music. There also will be A LOT to see as the 10th Salem Jazz and Soul Festival is set for […]

May 8th, 2016

Soul, Blues and Funk Mix at Salem Jazz & Soul Festival’s 10th Year

Ten years of down beats, up beats, rhythm and horns will be celebrated this year as the Salem Jazz & Soul Festival kicks off its Berklee Summer Series May 14th in Salem’s Derby Square. The spacious, open air ambiance of Derby Square lends itself so well to the diverse live funk, soul, blues and jazz […]

April 1st, 2015

Music to Our Ears: City of Salem Jazz Appreciation Day

Providing talented students with an opportunity to perform musically at no cost to the public is the high note for the Salem Jazz & Soul Festival organization. And no where is that so obvious than during the City of Salem Jazz Appreciation Day, April 4 from 2-4 pm. Performing this year will be the North […]

April 1st, 2015

Music to Our Ears: City of Salem Jazz Appreciation Day

Providing talented students with an opportunity to perform musically at no cost to the public is the high note for the Salem Jazz & Soul Festival organization. And no where is that so obvious than during the City of Salem Jazz Appreciation Day, April 4 from 2-4 pm. Performing this year will be the North […]

July 12th, 2014

Jazzing Up Salem

Jazz is in the air today and being that the weather is expected to be mostly sunny and pleasant, with temperatures in the low 80s, we invite you to feel the beat in person courtesy of the cool folks at The Salem Jazz and Soul Festival organization. The…

April 27th, 2013

Get Into The Groove Saturday

Looking for a fun and rewarding diversion for this Saturday night? Look no further than Downtown Salem, Ma. Specifically 43 Church Street. The location and the establishment where from 9pm to midnight Boston-based rhythm and blues soul singer Jesse Dee will perform. In support of Dee’s recently released CD, “In my Mind/In my Heart,” Salem-based System Soul will play DJ sets […]

March 11th, 2009

Spring Charity Battle Royale

We were planning on running an article about Salem’s Spring Fling today however, we got a last minute email about another event that made us change this post a bit.  You might remember a post we did called “Wine Wars” discussing how some notable events in town sponsored by Pamplemousse or Salem Wine Imports always […]

December 4th, 2008

Jazz Supper Club at Sixty2 on Wharf

This post by regular TheSalemInsider.com contributor Forrest Frazier. I received an email from local eatery Sixty2 on Wharf the other day which put me in a nostalgic mood.  For years I worked as a DJ in Boston, New York and through out the US spinning jazz, big band and swing music during the neo-swing movement […]