The purpose of Okanagan Jazz and Blues Society is to:
- nurture an appreciation for jazz and blues music in the Okanagan,
- provide Okanagan residents and visitors more opportunities to hear and see high quality jazz and blues performers by holding jazz and blues concerts,
- inform and educate the public about jazz and blues music,
- encourage and develop Okanagan jazz and blues artists,
- hold an annual jazz and blues festival in the Okanagan, and
- do all such things as is necessary and conducive to the attainment of the above objects, or any of them.