What is the Indianapolis Jazz Foundation? … and how does membership makes a difference?

– IJF presents Indy Jazz Fest – 10 days of great music September 14-23
(read below on how an IJF membership can save you $$)
–  IJF produced 116 events, 45 of which were free last year
– Education Programs offering in-school workshops and masterclasses
– IFJ Hall-of-Fame Awards
– Jazz based art exhibits
– IJF Jazz Futures – talented year-round high school youth jazz ensemble.
– Scholarships awarded to college students each year

Please help us make this happen!

What you receive for your membership?

Indianapolis Jazz Foundation members enjoy key benefits while being part of a community dedicated to ensuring a healthy, vibrant modern day jazz scene right here in Indy.  Your gift is first and foremost a charitable contribution to help support Jazz in Indianapolis. The IJF is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Members at $100 or greater enjoy additional benefits on Indy Jazz Fest ticket purchases.

Jazz Supporter – $50-99 / Students $25 (any age but must have a valid student ID)

•  Discounts and special offers at area jazz venues and retailers including:
– Chatterbox Jazz Club – $1 off admission
– Jazz Kitchen – $3 off any show $15 or less
– Indy CD & Vinyl – $1 off any CD purchase
– Yats – free drink with meal purchase

•  Invitations to special events and offers exclusive to IJF members.
•  Opportunities to volunteer at jazz performances throughout the year.
•  Online acknowledgment of your support.
•  Be social and connect with other jazz enthusiasts.
•  Feel good that your membership supports great jazz locally in Indianapolis.
•  Your $50 membership contribution is tax deductible.

Jazz Enthusiast – $100-249

All of the above benefits, plus…

•  Ticket fees will be waived on all Indy Jazz Fest concert events during the 10 day festival (must purchase in advance via
•  Your full membership contribution of $100 is tax-deductible.

Jazz Aficionado – $500 & better

All of the above benefits, plus…

• 4 complimentary GA tickets to IJF signature series (based on availability at the time of your reservation)
• custom packages for $500+ members
•  Tax deduction (based on a gift amount of $500 and monetary value of benefits received; the amount of $380 is tax-deductible.)