Second annual JP Music Festival

The JP Music Festival is back for its second year and will happen on Saturday, September 8, 2012. The festival features musicians who live or work in Jamaica Plain. This year’s amazing line-up at the JP Music Festival is as diverse as JP, with genres including funk, jazz, Mexican, classical, hip-hop, rock, Americana, folk, dance, punk, pop, and metal.

A 75-minute mix tape featuring most of the performers can be heard on Soundcloud.

The 2012 line-up features:

Almost Righteous
Rick Berlin with the Nickel & Dime Band
• Eamonn Bonner
Bob Bradshaw
Dennis Brennan
• Select Members of the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
Coyote Kolb
Lauren DeRose
Amelia Emmet & Thick Wild
The Fully Celebrated
Gracious Calamity
Jamaica Plain Symphony Orchestra
The Late Greats
Lenny Lashley’s Gang of One
Pepe Gutierrez ‘El Tapatio’ y Mariachi Mexamerica
Morris and the East Coast
The Needy Visions
Riding Shotgun
Rocky Nook
Streight Angular
The Whiskey Boys

We’ll also have food trucks on-site available as of 11 AM, activities for kids, music merchandise, and a bike rack for anyone who would like to lock up.

Kids activities include…
• an instrument petting zoo with violin, electric bass electric, guitar, trombone, clarinet, and more!

Food vendors + trucks will include…
BBQ Smith
City Feed
Staff Meal
…plus carts selling cupcakes and popsicles!

Last year we had more than 1,200 people attend!

With car parking extremely limited, we encourage everyone to carpool, walk, bike, or take mass transit: best T options include the Orange Line’s Stonybrook stop or the number 39 bus, exiting at South Huntington Avenue at Perkins Street. Bike racks will be provided.

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