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Live house (ライブハウス) is a small live music club concept which originated in Japan. The term is a Japanese coinage (wasei eigo) and is mainly used in China, Japan and South Korea. It most frequently refers to smaller venues, which may double as restaurants or bars, especially featuring rock, jazz, blues, and folk music.

A livehouse and café - an East Asian concept, tailored to the tastes of a discerning western audience. A new incarnation for a venerable Philadelphia night spot. Jamey's House of Music is a superbly crafted intimate 80 seat venue for live music set in a comfortable, air conditioned, world class listening room, full bar and café.

Our stunning sound and intimate layout means guests will enjoy live performance in a whole new way. The space in front of the stage has cushioned seating for 56 at long tables, a comfy couch for 3, with an adjacent dining/listening space with a video monitor focused on the stage, seating an additional 24. The bar are has seating for an additional 9. We have been called "the best small venue on the east coast" and "a music lover's paradise." JHOM serves a modestly priced, freshly prepared Asian inspired American menu, sinful desserts, and fresh brewed coffees and espressos made with quintuple filtered water. We also boast a dozen ice-cold, fresh brewed, fine ales on tap from Crooked Eye Brewery, and Pennsylvania wines, hard ciders and spirits for your favorite mixed drinks.

As an iconic venue by, and for musicians, we know how to treat professional performing artists with the respect and TLC that they so richly deserve. We are ASCAP, BMI and SESAC licensed. We typically showcase blues, jazz, folk (singer/songwriter), light rock, and occasionally world music genres. We support original music almost exclusively.

We feature ticketed concerts on Friday and Saturday evenings, a free admission Thursday Night Jazz Jam and a free admission Sunday Blues Brunch & Jam hosted by the superb Philly Blues Kings. We are the home venue for the Philly Blues Society. Jamey's is a supporter of the Blues Foundation. We are fully wheelchair accessible, have free WiFi, and boast plenty of free parking nearby.

Hosts Jamey and Suyun Reilly are pleased to be able to share this wonderful space with fellow music lovers, and welcome you warmly.

Jamey is a rennaisance man with a long history in the music business as a musician and impressario, in audio design engineering, in graphic arts, teaching yoga, and as a professional Physical Therapist. Above all he is a dreamer and optimist.

The laughing blue Buddha logo, designed by Jamey, represents our belief in the joyful lightness of being, and the conviction that music is humanity's universal language.

Jamey also did the overall design planning for the new JHOM, as well as the acoustical, kitchen and interior design, and audio equipment installation. Paul Mulherin of Crooked Eye Brewery designed and built our beautiful bar.

Chef Suyun founded the popular "Heaven-Heaven" restaurant in southern China, and helped run the family's successful restaurant business there. She was in charge of the kitchen at our previous fine dining restaurant, Patrone, which featured high end Italian and Japanese cuisine. You will now find her in our beautiful new kitchen creating mouth-watering Asian accented new American fare for your delight, from fresh pot stickers and fried rice to delicious, meat, fish and vegetarian dishes. Check out the modestly priced full menu on the menu page. We hope you will return again and again to enjoy stellar eats, adult beverages, superb live music and a really warm and inviting place to meet friendly people.

Doors Open 6 pm for dinner on Thursday through Saturday nights - Showtime Begin 8 pm. The kitchen closes at 9:30 pm. The free Sunday Blues Brunch and Jam runs every Sunday of from noon to 3 pm, with an open mic for blues players from noon to 2 pm followed by the Philly Blues Kings performing from 2 to 3 pm. You never know who is in the house! We have a full pro back line, just bring instruments.There is no cover charge, and brunch is served the whole time. Our free Thursday Night Jazz Jam happens every Thursday night from 6pm to 10:30pm, and features the Dave Reiter Trio backing jazz players from all over the region.

We are a non-smoking, 21 and up listening room venue and older children are welcome if accompanied by a parent. Free parking is available on-street, and in nearby parking lots (see the map below.) Public transportation is easily accessible... we are right next to the SEPTA train station on the Media-Elwyn line, and the 101, 102, 109, 113, 115 buses stop nearby.

Concert Reservations: Discounted advance price reservations may be purchased securely online, and are available up to three hours prior to showtime. Box office sales are available when doors open, and are full price. Seating is general admission. We do not use physical tickets. When you purchase the advance discount reservations online, your name is automatically placed on the will-call list for the show you selected. All you need to do is give your name at the door when you arrive for the performance. We do not have dinner reservations - tables are first come, first served.

Cancellation policy: If a show is cancelled due to weather or acts beyond our control, we will post the information on this website for the performance affected and provide refunds automatically to your credit card. We do not provide refunds if you cancel your reservations, or fail to show up, but you may give your tickets to a friend.

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