Mystic River Jam

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

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, 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


$10 Friday
$15 Saturday
$20 Weekend Pass

Tickets will be available at Captain Daniel packer Inne and Mystic Shipyard by March 15. Tickets are also for sale on site.

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 beverage sales.

Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center

PNC's mission is to improve and enhance the quality of life of residents of all ages living within the communities we serve by providing basic human needs, social interaction and senior transportation to obtain medical care. (

Sails Up 4 Cancer

SU4C is a non-profit organization dedicated to funding research in the education, prevention, care, and cure for all types of cancer through the art and enjoyment of sailing.


Q: How do I get tickets?

A: Tickets are currently available at Captain Daniel Packer Inne and Mystic Shipyard and will 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