BLUE JERSEY BAND brings an eclectic mix of swing, gypsy
jazz, and bluegrass to their performances. With Frank Ruck on
mandolin, guitar and vocals, Ellen Ruck on guitar and vocals,
and a bass player rounding out the trio, they provide a lively and
swinging evening of music. Their influences include: Django
Reinhardt, Tony Rice, David Grisman, and Freddie Green. They
have played for Musikfest, Albert Music Hall, Communiversity,
Cafe Improv, New England Folk Festival, Swingin' Tern,
Princeton Country Dancers, Pine Lakes Summer Series,
ArtsQuest, Halo Pub Series, Minstrel Show, New Hope Arts
Festival, Chico's House of Jazz, S. Brunswick Jazz Cafe,
Viridian Gallery in NYC. Their other bands have included:
Ex-Tradition, Ragman, Baroque to Bossa Nova, and Rum &
Onions Band.

Contact info:

Ellen Ruck
609-921-7837
frankruck@verizon.net



Upcoming events

2-15-20, Saturday, 7:30pm-10:30, lesson 7pm
Swingin Tern Contra Dance
First Presbyterian Church of E Hanover
14 Hanover Rd
East Hanover, NJ

2-22-20, Saturday, 7pm, doors open 6:30
Mardi Gras Dinner/Dance
Our Lady of Lourdes Church
390 County Route 523
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
$35 per person includes buffet dinner, beer and wine and
dessert/coffee/tea

2-23-20, Sunday, 1-5pm
Laurita Winery Mardi Gras event
85 ArchertownRd
New Egypt, NJ 08533

2-25-20, Tuesday, 12:30-2pm
Fat Tuesday Celebration
Toms River Senior Center
652 Garfield Ave,
Toms River, NJ 08753

3-22-20, Sunday, 2:30-3:30pm
Introduction to Django Reinhardt and Gypsy Jazz
Jefferson Township Public Library
1031 Weldon Road
Oak Ridge, N.J. 07438

4-5-20, Sunday, invites only
Belle Mead Music Club

4-18-20, Saturday, 2:30pm-3:45
Old Bridge Public Library Concert Series
1 Old Bridge Plaza, Municipal Center
Old Bridge, NJ 08857

4-28-20, Tuesday, 8pm-10
Van Goghs Ear Cafe
1017 Styvesant Ave
Union, NJ 07083

5-16-20, Saturday, 4pm-5:30
Mostly Bluegrass Concert
Montclair Public Library
50 S. Fullerton Ave
Montclair, NJ 07042

5-31-20, Sunday, private event
Seniors Program
Princeton, NJ

6-20-20, Saturday, potluck 7, show at 8pm
Salon 33
794 Alexander Rd
West Windsor, NJ

6-27-20, Saturday, 7:30pm- 10:30, 7pm lesson
Valley Contra
Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley
424 Center St, Bethlehem, PA
Corner of Wall St in historic Bethlehem-use Wall St door

7-4-20, Saturday, 10am-12:30pm
West Windsor Farmer Market
Vaughn Dr at Princeton Junction train station
West Windsor, NJ

8-2-20, Sunday, private event
Seniors Program
Princeton, NJ

10-3-20, Saturday, 7:30pm-10:30, lesson 7pm
Swingin Tern Contra Dance
First Presbyterian Church of E Hanover
14 Hanover Rd
East Hanover, NJ



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