Scenes from the 2015 Jamaica Plain Music Festival

Love Love performs at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

Chris Helms

Love Love performs at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

The fifth edition of the Jamaica Plain Music Festival benefited from the best weather in the celebration’s history. The only scorching came from the guitar solos, not unbearable heat, and storms stayed away. Here are some photos that provide a flavor for this year’s event.

The Upper Crust condescended wonderfully to entertain the gathered masses at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

Chris Helms

The Upper Crust condescended wonderfully to entertain the gathered masses at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

Old Hat belts out a tune at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

Chris Helms

Old Hat belts out a tune at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, with this year\’s poster in the foreground.

The mascot of the festival, the albino squirrel of Jamaica Pond, was on full display at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

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The mascot of the festival, the albino squirrel of Jamaica Pond, was on full display at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

The Upper Crust condescended wonderfully to entertain the gathered masses at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

Chris Helms

The Upper Crust condescended wonderfully to entertain the gathered masses at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

It takes a lot of fundraising to make the Jamaica Plain Music Festival happen.

Chris Helms

It takes a lot of fundraising to make the Jamaica Plain Music Festival happen.

The Upper Crust condescended wonderfully to entertain the gathered masses at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

Chris Helms

The Upper Crust condescended wonderfully to entertain the gathered masses at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

Old Hat belts out a tune at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

Chris Helms

Old Hat belts out a tune at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

Goofy fun was the order of the day at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

Chris Helms

Goofy fun was the order of the day at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

Hula hooping at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

Chris Helms

Hula hooping at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

Blowing bubbles amid the hula hoops at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

Chris Helms

Blowing bubbles amid the hula hoops at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

Love Love performs at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

Chris Helms

Love Love performs at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

Love Love performs at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

Chris Helms

Love Love performs at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

Blowing bubbles at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

Chris Helms

Blowing bubbles at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

There was mucho dancing at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

Chris Helms

There was mucho dancing at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

Kids enjoyed an idyllic afternoon at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

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Kids enjoyed an idyllic afternoon at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

Free trolleys provided by Sam Adams brought people to the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

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Free trolleys provided by Sam Adams brought people to the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

One of the many dogs on hand at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

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One of the many dogs on hand at the Jamaica Plain Music Festival, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.