Your Guide to the 2015 Jamaica Plain Music Festival

Katberry works the hula hoop at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014.

Chris Helms

Katberry works the hula hoop at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014.

For the fifth year running, the Jamaica Plain Music Festival is here! Groove to more than 20 bands and celebrate your connections to the neighborhood you love. Here’s everything you need to know to soak up the goodness of the 2015 Jamaica Plain Music Festival.

Screen shot of map of JP Music Festival

Jamaica Plain Music Festival:

Screen shot of map of JP Music Festival

Where: Pinebank Field

When: Noon to 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 12

Cost: Free! (But huge free community concerts cost money. Here’s how to donate.)

How to Get to There: Walking is of course the best way to go, given the crowds. Bikes are a close second. (There are bike racks at festival.) Sam Adams, one of the sponsors, will for the second year in a row run a free trolley to shuttle festival goers. Here’s the route:

Twitter: For festival updates during the day, follow @jpmusicfestival.

Website: jpmusicfestival.com

Bands: Here’s an online playlist of most of the scheduled artists below.

Weather: It’ll be great weather for a festival. Mostly sunny, highs about 77, according to the National Weather Service.

Eats: There will be plenty of food options at the following food trucks and tents, including:

  • The Bacon Truck
  • Bukhara Indian Bistro
  • JP Licks
  • Roxy’s Grilled Cheese
  • Taco Party

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