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Jazz Forum • The Venue

HOURS & BASIC RULES

Q: What are the hours of the club?

A: There are live performances on Friday and Saturday nights, and Sunday late afternoons. On Friday and Saturday, the doors open at 6:00 pm for the 7:00 pm show, and at 8:30 pm for the 9:00 pm show. On Sundays, doors open at 3:00 pm for the 4:00 pm set and at 5:30 pm for the 6:00 pm set.

The club is generally open until 11 pm on Fridays and Saturdays and 9 pm on Sundays.

Q: What is the typical band size?

A: We typically host quartets and quintets.

Q: How many patrons does the club hold?

A: The club accommodates 85 guests.

Q: Can I purchase gift certificates at the Jazz Forum?

A: Yes.  Please call 914-631-1000 or email ellen@jazzforumarts.org to purchase a gift certificate.

Q: Can I take photographs at the show?

A: Non-flash photography, video and audio is permitted within reason and as long as it doesn’t intrude on the experience of other patrons and the artists’ performances. If you have a special request, e.g., for extended video recording or a photo shoot with artists, please contact ellen@jazzforumarts.org

Q: Is there merchandise available?

A: We sell artists’ CDs, T-shirts, hats, coffee mugs, percussion egg shakers and other merchandise at the box office window.

Q: Is there an age restriction?

A: All ages are welcome at the tables. Bar seating is for 21+.

Q: Can I stay for two sets on Friday, Saturday and Sunday?

A:  Those attending the first set may stay for the second set by paying the additional ticket price and an additional $10 minimum per person, if seats are available. At the discretion of management and following the first set, management may announce that those who have paid for the first show can stay for the second show, without paying an additional ticket fee.  Patrons from the first set must pay the new minimum per person for the second set.

In either case, if you stay for the second set, you will be asked to close your check, go into the lounge and wait with other patrons while staff reset the tables.  All full-paying patrons for the second show get first choice on seats, and you may be asked to change seats to accommodate them. 

TICKETS & SEATING

Q: What are the ticket prices?

A: The General Admission ticket price for Friday and Saturday performances is typically $25 per person per set, plus service charge and ticket processing fee.  Sunday shows are typically priced at $15 per person per set, plus service charge and ticket processing fee. Ticket prices may be higher for certain artists and special events. We request that customers purchase tickets in advance on our Calendar page.  Tickets can also be purchased at the box office when we open on the weekends, depending on availability.

Q: Is there a discount for children, students and/or seniors?

A: We do offer a discount for children under 12 and high school and college students of $5 off the price of General Admission tickets.  High school and college students must present student IDs at the door.  There is no senior discount.

Q: Is there a food or beverage minimum?

A: There is a per person minimum of $10 in food or beverage for all seats in the club during each set of music.  This applies both to table and bar seating.

Q: How can I buy tickets?

A: Tickets are available for purchase on our Calendar page.

Q: Where do I pick up my tickets?

A: You can print out your tickets before coming to the club. Our preference is that you show your ticket on your smart phone (saves a tree or so!) at the box office.

Q: Is there a group size that requires advance ticket purchases?

A: Any group of five or more people must purchase tickets in advance and as a single party.  If different groups are purchasing tickets and intend to sit together, please notify the club in advance by calling 914-631-1000 or contacting ellen@jazzforumarts.org.  We may not be able to seat large groups of five or more people together if tickets are not purchased according to this policy.

Q: Does the club accommodate patrons with special seating needs?

A:  The Jazz Forum can accommodate special seating needs as long as we are informed of those needs in advance by calling 914-631-1000 or contacting ellen@jazzforumarts.org.  We cannot promise that seating accommodations will be made if we are not notified in advance.

Q: Can I reserve seats at the club?

A: All patrons are seated on a first-come first-serve basis unless specifically determined by club management.  For patrons who want a choice of seats, we recommend arriving at 6 pm for the 7pm show and at 8:30 for the 9 pm show. 

Q: Is there a group discount for tickets?

A: Please contact ellen@jazzforumarts.org for any special discount requests. 

Q: What is your refund policy?

A: All ticket sales are final.  If an event is cancelled and cannot be rescheduled, or the venue is closed by management, you will be issued a refund for the full ticket price minus the service charge and ticket processing fee. You will be notified when this occurs if you provided us with a valid e-mail address when you purchased your tickets.

FOOD & BEVERAGE MENUS

Q: Does the Jazz Forum have a food menu?

A: The club has an informal menu of house-made antipasti, salads and desserts posted on our Jazz Forum Menu page.

Q: What kind of drinks are served at the club?

CLUB LOCATION & PARKING

Q: Where is the Jazz Forum located?

A: We are located at 1 Dixon Lane, Tarrytown, NY 10591, between Central Avenue and Dixon Street (North/South) and North Broadway and North Washington Street (East/West)

Q: How do I find the Jazz Forum?

A: Please see directions and a map of parking locations on our Contact page.

Q: Do you have private parking?

A: Jazz Forum Arts has free exclusive parking during club hours at the Key Bank on Dixon Street just west of N. Broadway and in the employee lot at Chase Bank on McKeel Avenue, east of N. Broadway. See Contact page for parking map and directions. The spaces are available on a first-come first-serve basis. There are also two handicapped parking spaces on-site at the club.

Q: Is there public parking nearby?

A: There is limited parking on local streets, (e.g., Central Avenue, North Washington Street, Dixon Street).  Additional parking is available in the Municipal Parking Lot on the northeast corner of McKeel Avenue and North Broadway (entrance on McKeel). The club is located on a private lane (Dixon Lane), and there is no parking on the private lane.

Q: Can I park in the CVS parking lot adjacent to the Jazz Forum?

A: We do not have permission for customers to park in the privately-owned CVS parking lot. 

ACCESSIBILITY AT THE CLUB

Q: Is the club accessible for those with disabilities?

A: Yes.  There is a ramp and well-lit entrance to the club for those needing an accommodation.  There are two ADA-compliant bathrooms for wheelchairs, outfitted with other assistive devices. Seating will be specially arranged for patrons requiring accommodations.  The club is located six steps up from the street level. 

Q: Is there parking for disabled patrons?

A: Parking for two cars with handicapped tags is available in front of the building on Dixon Lane. The spaces are available on a first-come first-serve basis.

PRIVATE EVENTS

Q: Do you rent Jazz Forum for private events?

A: Yes. The club space is very flexible; the bar is the only stationary item in the space.  We are delighted to host private events and can provide customized services and menus. To book the Jazz Forum for private events, check our Private Events page and call 914-631-1000 or e-mail ellen@jazzforumarts.org.

COAT CHECK AND LOST & FOUND

Q: Is there a coat check at the club?

A: The coat check is at the box office window.

Q: How do I contact lost and found?

A: For missing items call 914-631-1000 or email ellen@jazzforumarts.org.  

1 Dixon Lane, Tarrytown, NY 10591
914-631-1000
jazzforumarts@yahoo.com