Listen Here.

A Dallas Jazz Tradition Since 1997.

At 7 p.m. on every second Tuesday of the month, September through May, a historic sanctuary that once hosted Louis Armstrong becomes the premier listening room in the city. Organized in a brush arbor by freedmen in 1873 at what is now 1816 Routh Street, St. Paul is the Original Community of the downtown Dallas Arts District. Tuesday Nite Jazz brings the best in jazz and blues home to its roots in the African American church.

Concerts are free and open to all ages.

Pastor I. B. Loud greets Louis Armstrong.
Reverend I. B. Loud, Senior Pastor from 1948 until 1980, welcomes Louis Armstrong to St. Paul. Photo courtesy of St. Paul United Methodist Church.


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Each Tuesday Nite Jazz concert and the reception that follows are free to the public, but seating is limited in this historic venue. Your advance reservation helps us serve you better.

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The lines to self-pay at the surface lot next to St. Paul move very slowly. We strongly recommend that you use the parking garage at One Arts Plaza ($6 after 5 p.m., enter off Wade Street) or park FREE under Woodall Rodgers Freeway (for St. Paul events only). Click on the fly-out tab in the upper left of the map below to see complete directions to free self-parking for TNJ events. Valet parking may also be available at St. Paul for a nominal charge.

By foot from Pearl/Arts District DART Light Rail Station. Visit DART to plan your trip.

Alternatively, click on Directions and enter your starting point to find your best route by automobile.

Talk Back

Aurora Exhibition 2015: Guest Curator Julia Kaganskiy of the New Museum in New York City leads video artist Michael A. Morris and The Mack 5 in a talk back following Tuesday Nite Jazz’s presentation of “Altered States.”

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