The 11th Annual Mountain Jam Music Festival is coming up fast. The four day jam-packed weekend, presented by Radio Woodstock and Warren Haynes, will take place June 4-7 set at the beautiful Hunter Mountain ski resort.
The festival got its start as an event to celebrate the 25th anniversary of WDST/Radio Woodstock with only four bands and less than 4,000 people. Today, the Mountain Jam tradition has grown to an attendance of over 20,000 Jammers, 40 bands and being rated as one of the top festivals in the country.
This year’s headliners include The Black Keys, Alabama Shakes, moe, Robert Plant, veterans Gov’t Mule with a special Dark Side of the Mule set, Grace Potter, Michael Franti & Spearhead and much more.
Tickets are available online (click here) with a range of single day passes, three day passes, four day passes, VIP and Super VIP with plenty of camping options such as car camping, RV camping, close to car camping, mountain top camping and river side camping. Children ages 10-years-old and younger are free to the event.
Festival goers have the option of staying in local hotels with shuttle service provided daily. Mountain Jam also offers a round trip Rally Bus service for those in Union Square or Times Square in NYC and throughout Upstate NY, offering a hassle free, relaxing travel solution.
With the purchase of a festival ticket, fans receive a RFID (Radio-Frequency Identification) wristband, that provides faster entry and better service. Tickets and wristbands will be shipped out until the week of the festival but can be picked up upon arrival at will call.
Mountain Jam has three stages set up to provide continuous music throughout the weekend. The East and West stages are located side by side, overlooking the main terrain of the resort and the Base Lodge is an indoor venue meant for the late night sets and smaller acts. The Lodge provides fans with 24-hour access to indoor bathrooms, a full bar and food services. Besides the indoor amenities, Mountain Jam hosts over two dozen food vendors offering a wide variety of taste bud pleasing flavors.
A returning feature, the festival’s Awareness Village continues to host exhibits about non-profit organizations and environment groups as well as physical/spiritual healing, a beer and wine garden, Artist Signings and more. Besides the diverse musical lineup, Mountain Jam offers plenty of indoor and outdoor activities for guests of all ages.
Guests will have the option of riding the SkyRide (chair lift) for spectacular views of the festival grounds and the breath-taking Catskill Mountains for only $6. Face painting, drum circles, yoga sessions, Circle of Fire performance, and an Open Mic Stage are just a few events out of the dozens that festival goers have to look forward to. Whether it’s your first time or 11th, come join us on the Mountain.