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JP Music Festival returns for 6th annual on Saturday, September 10 with 20+ acts, 2 stages, and 7 hours of music

September 10, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm


The free, 6th annual JP Music Festival will be held at Pinebank Field at Jamaica Pond on Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 12–7 PM.

The JP Music Festival features musicians, bands, group, or ensemble members who either live or work in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood. The festival will have two stages, with continuous music from 20+ acts and bands.

The festival lineup this year is:

  • American Echoes
  • Merrie Amsterburg
  • Babaloo
  • Boketto the Wolf
  • Martha Bourne
  • Box of Birds
  • The Catbirds
  • Citrusphere
  • Cradle to the Grave
  • Diablogato
  • Ground Control and Major Phil
  • Hallelujah the Hills
  • Hyde Square Task Force's Dale Drum Ensemble
  • Ray Liriano & La Liga de Caballeros Extraordinarios
  • Loose Change
  • Louder than Milk
  • Alain Pacowski Quartet
  • Sushi Jones
  • Tony Williams Dance
  • Tredici Bacci
  • Thalia Zedek Band

The festival has a Soundcloud playlist featuring (most of) this year’s performers can and an event on Facebook.

A printed schedule was included in all issues of the August 26th issue of the Jamaica Plain Gazette and can also be found on jpmusicfestival.com.

This year’s top sponsors are:

• Founding Sponsor: Galway House

• Stage Sponsors: J.P. LicksMission Realty Advisors, and Tres Gatos.

• Major Sponsors: Brendan Behan PubThe HavenJP Seafood Café, and The Midway Café.

• Radio Partner: WEMF Radio, who will be live streaming the festival.

Starting September 6th, Stage Sponsor J.P. Licks will again be selling the Official Ice Cream Flavor of the JP Music Festival at all locations called, “Squirrel Nut Zipple," and will also be available at the festival.

Four area recording studios have generously donated one day of recording time to JP Music Festival performers who will be chosen at random, including Dimension SoundMachine Gun StudiosZippah Recording, and Bitch Kitty Studios.

This year, the festival will also feature music educators with booths offering music activities, including the Children’s Music Center of Jamaica Plain, Hyde Square Task Force, Playworks Boston, and Jaymz Purtle.

Food trucks and vendors will be available, including The Bacon Truck, Bon Me, Bukhara Indian Bistro, Daddy’s Bonetown Burgers, J.P. Licks, Roxy’s Grilled Cheese, and Sheherazad.

For up-to-the-minute details, follow the festival on Twitter or like on Facebook.

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 and Shamus Moynihan. For more information, visit jpmusicfestival.com


September 10, 2016
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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