Welcome to Mystic River Jam

A Music Festival at Mystic Shipyard, showcasing music from rock to reggae, blues to country.

June 21-23, 2018

Thurs. 6:30-8:30p, Fri. 6-10p, Sat. 3-10p

Thursday, June 21st*

Cabin Fever 6:30-8:30pm

Friday, June 22nd

Jay Dempsey Band 6-7:45p

Sunday Gravy  8-9:45p

Saturday, June 23rd

The Carleans 4-4:45p

The Hoolio's 5-6:45p

The Troublemakers 7-8:30p

Green Tea 8:45-9:45p

*River Jam is proud to participate in Make Music Day on Thursday, June 21. Cabin Fever will be playing at Mystic Shipyard from 6:30-8:30pm at no charge. In 2017, Make Music Day in the US included over 3,200 bands playing free concerts. Come join us for this fun, free evening - the kick off to River Jam 2018.


Thursday: Free
Friday: $10
Saturday: $15
Weekend Pass: $20

Purchase tickets through the links below. Local? Tickets are available at Captain Daniel packer Inne and Mystic Shipyard.  Tickets will also be sold on site at the festival.

Our Beneficiaries

River Jam is proud to be supporting two charities for the 2018 event. We have chosen the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center (PNC) as the 2018 beneficiary of any proceeds from ticket sales (above and beyond production costs). And Sails Up 4 Cancer (SU4C) will receive all tips from the bar.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsor Sheet (pdf)



Q: How do I get tickets?

A: Through the links on this site or Captain Daniel Packer Inne and Mystic Shipyard. They will also be available on site at the Festival.

Q: How much are tickets?

A: $10 Friday, $15 Saturday, $20 for weekend pass

Q: Are children free?

A: Yes, children under 12 are free. Anyone over 12 pays full rate.

Q: Can I park at the venue?

A: Yes. 

Q: Am I allowed to come and go from the festival?

A: Yes, as long you have your wristband.

Q: May I camp out?

A. No.

Q: Do I need to bring my own chair?

A: No, chairs are provided.

Q: Can I bring a backpack?

A: Yes, subject to search on arrival.

Q: May I bring my own food?

A: No, food is available for purchase..

Q: May I bring my own water?

A: Yes.

Q: May I bring my own alcoholic beverages?

A: No. Beverages are available through a variety of great distributors.

Q: May I bring my dog?

A: Sorry, no dogs allowed.

Q: Is the festival rain or shine?

A: Yes, there is a tent for shelter from rain and sun.

Special Thank You To

Downtown Mystic Merchants

Mystic Therapy 

ABC PhotoLab

Dockside Electronics

The Halsey Family

Sperry Tents

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Mystic River Jam at Mystic Shipyard

100 Essex St, Mystic, Connecticut 06355, United States

June 21-23, 2018

Thursday 6:30-8:30p

Friday 6-10p
Saturday 3-10p