Welcome to Mystic River Jam

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

June 13-15, 2019

Thursday, June 13th from 7-9pm

Friday, June 14th from 6-10pm

Saturday, June 15th from 3-10pm

Thursday 6/13*

Special Sound check set with
Mystic Dead

Friday 6/14

Sunday Gravy 6-7:45pm

Green Tea 8-10pm

Saturday 6/15

The Carleans 3-4:45pm

Fleet 5-6:45pm

Phil Adams Group 7-8:30pm

Troublemakers 8:45-10pm


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

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

Thank you to everyone who made River Jam 2018 a success! Whether you attended, performed, sponsored, volunteered, vended, cooked, served drinks and everything in between, we appreciate everyone who makes this event happen. See you in 2019!

Our 2019 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!

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Sponsorship Opportunities

River Jam 2019 Sponsor 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

Savage Sound

Mystic River Mudhead Sailing Association

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Mystic River Jam at Mystic Shipyard

100 Essex St, Mystic, Connecticut 06355, United States

June 13-15, 2019

Thursday 7-9p

Friday 6-10p
Saturday 3-10p