The free, ninth annual JP Music Festival ( http://jpmusicfestival.com ) will be held at Pinebank Field at Jamaica Pond ( http://goo.gl/maps/BAjlE ) on Saturday, September 7 from 12–7 p.m.
The JP Music Festival features musicians, bands, group, or ensemble members who either live or work in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood. The festival will have two stages, rotating between them with continuous music for seven hours.
A Soundcloud playlist featuring this year’s performers can be heard athttps://soundcloud.com/jpmusicfestival .
The festival lineup is:
Chandler Travis’s Philharmonette: http://www.chandlertravis.com
The Deplorables: winner of John Casey’s JP Bar Wars, from Doyle’s Cafe
The Footlight Club http://www.footlight.org
Gentle Temper: http://www.gentletemper.com
JBJ and Blended Family: http://www.jbjmusic.org
Killian Whall: https://killianwhall.bandcamp.com
Mamadou Band: https://www.mamadou.com
Motel Black: http://motel.black
Muhammad Seven & the Spring: https://www.muhammadseven.com
The Party Band: http://partybandlowell.com
Melisande “Molly” Pope: https://www.melisandepope.com
Ray Liriano Experience: http://www.theraylirianoexperience.com
Rick Berlin w/ The Nickel & Dime Band: http://www.berlinrick.com
The Robert Blackhorse Project: https://www.therobertblackhorseproject.com
Savannah Sly & The Session Players: http://www.savannahsly.com
Smitt E. Smitty & The Feztones: http://www.smittesmitty.com
Trusty Sidekick: https://trustysidekick.bandcamp.com
Walter Sickert & The Army of Broken Toys: https://www.armyoftoys.com
Wildcat Slim: http://wildcatslim.com
Event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/681622342281773/
A printed schedule will be included in all issues of the August 23 issue of the Jamaica Plain Gazette.
Three area recording studios have generously donated one day of recording time to JP Music Festival performers who will be chosen at random, including Machine Gun Studios ( http://machinegunstudios.com), Zippah Recording ( http://zippah.com), and B. Kitty Studios (https://www.facebook.com/Bitch-Kitty-Studios-230215393746390).
The festival will again offer music activities for kids with Jaymz Purtle.
In the coming weeks Stage Sponsor J.P. Licks will again be selling the Official Ice Cream Flavor of the JP Music Festival at all locations called, “Squirrel Nut Zipple.”
This year’s top funders of the JP Music Festival are:
• Founding Sponsor: Galway House (http://www.galwayhouse.net)
• Premier Sponsor: Mission Realty Advisors (http://mraboston.com)
• Stage Sponsors: J.P. Licks (http://jplicks.com) and Tres Gatos (http://tresgatosjp.com)
• Major Sponsors:
Arborview Realty (http://www.arborviewrealtyinc.com)
Core Empowerment (https://www.corecannabis.cc)
The Frogmore (http://thefrogmore.com)
Grenier Print Shop. (https://www.yelp.com/biz/grenier-print-shop-jamaica-plain)
The Haven (http://thehavenjp.com)
JP Seafood Café (http://www.jpseafoodcafe.com)
The Midway Café (http://midwaycafe.com)
Boston City Councilor Matt O’Malley (https://www.boston.gov/departments/city-council/matt-omalley)
For up-to-the-minute details, follow the festival on: Twitter: http://twitter.com/JPMusicFestival or Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/jpmusicfest
About the JP Music Festival The JP Music Festival is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation that holds music events throughout the year. The festival began in 2011 and is organized by the acclaimed songwriter and musician Rick Berlin (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rick_Berlin) and Shamus Moynihan. For more information, visithttp://jpmusicfestival.com.