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4th annual JP Music Festival
September 6, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pmfree!
The festival will have two stages, with continuous music from more than 20 artists and bands. The festival features musicians, bands, group, or ensemble members who either live or work in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood.
This year, Jamaica Plain-based Samuel Adams is donating use of two trolleys to take residents to and from Pinebank field before and during the festival with live acoustic music on-board. These trolleys will make stops around JP and help decrease the need for parking near the concert site. Specific stops will be announced closer to the festival date.
The festival line-up this year is:
- Bed of Coals: winner of the JP Bar Wars event from JJ’s Foley’s Fireside Tavern
- Ben Schwendener Trio
- Bethel A.M.E. Praise & Worship Team
- Blue Gold
- Bowleg Bradford
- The Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
- Cask Mouse
- Hope and the Husbands
- Love Love
- Morris and The East Coast
- Rick Berlin with the Nickel and Dime Band
- The Old Edison
- Old Jack
- Old Wave
- Stray Bullets
- Streight Angular
- Surf's Up Spicoli
- The Taxonomists
A 70 minute playlist featuring the 2014 artists can be heard on Soundcloud .
This year’s top funders of the JP Music Festival are:
• Founding Sponsor: Galway House
About the JP Music Festival
The JP Music Festival is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation that holds music events throughout the year. The festival began in 2011 and is organized by the acclaimed songwriter and musician Rick Berlin, Randace Moore, and Shamus Moynihan, promoter and booking agent for the Midway Café, the Jamaica Plain live music venue which has been presenting local and national acts since 1987.
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