June 18-20, 2020

Eastern CT Holiday Shopping Trail!

River Jam at Mystic Shipyard is participating in the Eastern CT Holiday Shopping Trail! We are excited to be involved! Tickets are available at Mystic Shipyard, 100 Essex Street, Mystic, CT as a two for one holiday special from Saturday, November 30, and continuing until Tuesday, December 24! 

2020 Lineup

Thursday, 6/18

Wooly Mammoth 6:30-9pm

Friday, 6/19

The Troublemakers 6-7:45pm

Mystic Dead 8-10pm

Saturday, 6/20

Steve Rodgers 1-3pm

Desireé 3-4:45pm

No Mind 5-6:45pm

Phil Adams Group 7-8:30pm

Green Tea 8:45-10pm


Purchase Friday Tickets: $10
Purchase Saturday Tickets: $15
Purchase Weekend Pass: $20

*Thursday: No charge for entry but please make a donation to the Festival.

Our 2020 Beneficiaries

River Jam is proud to be supporting two charities for the event. We have chosen the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center (PNC) as the  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.

Interested in Volunteering?

We would love to have your help!

Sponsorship & Vendor Opportunities

River Jam 2020 Sponsor Sheet (pdf)


River Jam 2020 Vendor Sheet (pdf)



Q: How do I get tickets?

A: There are three ways to purchase tickets. 1. On-line with the purchase links above on this site. 2. Captain Daniel Packer Inne and Mystic Shipyard. 3. On-site at the Festival.

Q: I purchased tickets from the website. I do I redeem them?

A: Please print out your confirmation email and bring it to the venue. 

Q: How much are tickets?

A: $10 Friday, $15 Saturday, $20 Weekend pass

Q: Are children free?

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

Q: Can my band play the Festival?
A: River Jam focuses on local talent (CT/RI/MA) and books for the following year immediately following the Festival. If you wish to be considered and meet the geographical criteria, email Courtney@cmbcreativegroup.com by August 1.

Q: Does River Jam cover bands costs for travel expenses?
A: No, since River Jam is a local festival, all bands cover their own travel costs.

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

Loong Sails

Mystic River Mudhead Sailing Association

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Mystic River Jam at Mystic Shipyard

100 Essex St, Mystic, Connecticut 06355, United States

June 18-20, 2020

Thursday 7-9p

Friday 6-10p
Saturday 1-10p