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9th Annual JP Music Festival
September 7, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
The JP Music Festival returns for its 9th year, featuring musicians, bands, group, or ensemble members who either live or work in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood. The festival will have two stages, rotating between them with continuous music for seven hours.
A playlist featuring (many of) this year’s performers can be heard on Soundcloud.
The festival lineup is:
Chandler Travis’s Philarmonette
The Deplorables: winner of John Casey’s JP Bar Wars, from Doyle’s Cafe
Rick Berlin w/ The Nickel & Dime Band
Savannah Sly & The Session Players
Smitt E. Smitty & The Feztones
Walter Sickert & The Army of Broken Toys
A printed schedule will be included in all issues of the August 23rd issue of the Jamaica Plain Gazette.
Three area recording studios have generously donated one day of recording time to JP Music Festival performers who will be chosen at random, including Machine Gun Studios, Zippah Recording, and B. Kitty Studios.
The festival will again offer music activities for kids with Jaymz Purtle.
In the coming weeks 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.”
This year’s top funders of the JP Music Festival are:
- Founding Sponsor: Galway House
- Premier Sponsor: Mission Realty Advisors
- Stage Sponsors: J.P. Licks and Tres Gatos
- Major Sponsors: Arborview Realty, Core Empowerment, The Frogmore, Grenier Print Shop, The Haven, JP Seafood Café, and The Midway Café.
Online donations are also being accepted via Facebook.
For up-to-the-minute details, follow the festival on: Twitter or 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.
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