Byron Center Jazz Orchestra Photos

Jazz in the Park

Jazz in the Park Returns on June 3!

WEST MICHIGAN JAZZ SOCIETY presents the Byron Center Jazz Orchestra at Millennium Park on June 3 at 6:30-8:30pm.  Admission is Free!

  • June 3 - Byron Center Jazz Orchestra
  • June 10 - Dave Bennett Quartet
  • June 17 - Mexicuba, Yuriana Sobrino Garcia
  • June 24 - Holland Concert Jazz Orchestra directed by Dr. James Sawyer
  • July 8 - Ivan Akansiima
  • July 15 - Lisa Sung Group
  • July 22 - [Bill and Laurie] Sears and Sears Quintet
  • July 29 - Jeff Shoup Group featuring singer, Freddie Cunningham
  • August 12 - Mary Rademacher Quartet featuring Paul Keller
  • August 19 - Grand Rapids Jazz Orchestra
  • August 26 - Rain Date

Camp Blodgett Summer Concerts

Your ticket purchase supports our work serving West Michigan youth year-round!

Enjoy an evening of live music and beautiful views of Lake Michigan at Camp Blodgett this summer! This year we will have fun activities for the kids, food trucks, and a cash bar. ​

Friday, June 21 - West Michigan Jazz Society presents Sam Gucwa

Sunday, July 7 - ​MOLLY

6PM - 9PM - Music starts at 6:30pm

Buy tickets!

Early Bird (through May 10): $15
Single Ticket (May 11 - July 7): $20
Two Tickets (May 11 - July 7): $35
Four Tickets (May 11 - July 7): $60

Kids aged 14 and under are FREE



Annual WMJS Membership



Annual membership renewals are due on January 1st, 2024.

Payment can be made by mailing in a check or by clicking here or on the link below to pay through PayPal. We will get your new annual membership card sent out right away after payment. If you received our mailing in error, please just disregard. Contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

West Michigan Jazz Society   PO Box 150307 Grand Rapids, MI   49515



Blue Lake Public Radio

features Jazz From Blue Lake every Monday through Friday starting at 10 p.m. and the 5 hour broadcasts are also available the following day on demand by clicking the Jazz From Blue Lake links at

Our Mission Statement

The mission of the West Michigan Jazz Society is to advance, uphold, and sustain live jazz in West Michigan through promotion, performance and education.

Part of WMJS's mission statement is to provide music scholarships for deserving students in pursuit of jazz education.The 2024 Music scholarships are ready to receive requests! PLEASE help us get the word out and direct worthy candidates here!

WMJS Board Meeting Minutes
Now Available Online

The minutes of the WMJS Board Meeting from this past August are now available on this site under the "More" tab above or HERE. Minutes will be added and archived in the months ahead on this page.