Some Kind Of Jam 15
April 29-May 2, 2021
Schuylkill County Fairgrounds
2270 Fair Road
Schuylkill Haven, PA

CLICK HERE TO VIEW SKOJ15 PROGRAM

Some Kind Of Jam 15
April 29-May 2, 2021
Schuylkill County Fairgrounds
2270 Fair Road
Schuylkill Haven, PA

CLICK HERE TO VIEW SKOJ15 PROGRAM

WEEKEND PASSES ARE AVAILABLE AT THE GATE

A full weekend music & camping festival, featuring: 24 musical acts on 2 stages, workshops, food & craft vendors, a kids area with activities, late-night indoor jams, light shows, fire performances, parades, yoga, art areas, and so much more! Jibberjazz will showcase a variety of musical styles including Jam, Funk, Bluegrass, Folk, Blues, Rock & Roll, Reggae, Americana, World, Jazz, Progressive, etc. Artists drawn from all over the USA! ​ Let's Get to Wild Dancing!

COVID-19:

Understandably, questions and concerns exist about how to be responsible for your health and the well being of others at Some Kind Of Jam 15. Jibberjazz will abide by all government safety guidelines during this event and will continue to monitor the situation so that we are on top of everything pertinent while the festival takes place. There will be temperature checks conducted the gate, sanitation stations will be scattered throughout the property, and there is plenty of space throughout the grounds for adequate distancing.  Please direct any questions/concerns to [email protected]

If you are sick, don't come.
Wear masks where required.
Wash hands. Check your temperature. Use common sense.
Be safe!

TICKETS

ALL FESTIVAL PASSES INCLUDE CAMPING.

ONLINE

The online pre-sale deadline has passed. Thanks to all who purchased in advance. Tickets WILL be available at the gate.

All online sales are "will call" and picked up at the gate with ID.
For questions concerning  ticket purchases, please email us at [email protected]

DAY OF SHOW

Weekend pass price of admission is $100 per person. Cash is the only accepted method of payment at the gate, which operates non-stop from 9am Friday throughout Sunday afternoon. Beginning at 9am on Saturday, overnight passes will be $60 each at the gate. After 9am Sunday, the price of admission drops to $20 per person. There are no day passes.

THURSDAY

For an additional $15 per person (payable in cash, only at the gate), patrons may arrive after 4pm Thursday. The gate remains open overnight. There is live music on Thursday evening.

SATURDAY

From 9am Saturday until 9am Sunday, passes will be available at the gate for $60 each. Price includes overnight camping. There are no day passes.

SUNDAY

At 9am Sunday, the price of admission drops to $20 per person. There is live music on stage Sunday afternoon, food/craft vendors will be operating, and scheduled activities  take place.

ADDITIONAL

All passes are non-refundable, unless event is canceled.
Reentry permitted only with original ticket stub AND wristband intact.
All tickets include overnight camping (no day passes).
Children 12 and under are free-of-charge accompanied by legal guardian.

PARKING

$5 regular-sized vehicle
$10 oversized vehicles or pulling trailer

BANDS

Original Musical Acts from all over the USA!

MAGIC BEANS

Denver CO

Magic Beans have steadily built upon their national notoriety in a short period of time with a distinguishable sound that is uniquely their own. The combo of funk/soul/rock has  set themselves apart from the pack as one of the state's premier acts. The Beans made their Red Rocks debut in 2019, prior to releasing their new album, Off Leash, a testament to the group shedding the restraints of genre based music in favor of embracing different elements found across the musical realm.

LESPECIAL

Millerton NY

This power trio carves their own sonic path in modern music, creating their signature blend of "heavy future groove." Veering from hip-hop to metal, prog to house, pensive indie-rock to apocalyptic dub, leaving room for head banging and hip swaying alike, while still presenting a unified sound and vision.

NEIGHBOR

Boston MA

Original experimental project started by Richard James (Pink Talking Fish) and Lyle Brewer, with members of the New Motif and Club D'Elf.

MARBIN

Chicago IL

Progressive jazz-rock band with a unique story that stands out in today's music world. With a do-it-yourself approach, Marbin started touring extensively in 2011, bringing their original instrumental music to every part of the United States. Through word of mouth, Marbin has gained hundreds of thousands of devoted fans all over the world and has sold tens of thousands of albums.

YAK ATTACK

Portland OR

Best described as organic electronica. Using skillful playing, live loops, and tightly constructed songs combined with raw improvisation to build high-energy and uplifting music from scratch, where every note is played and recorded live. The band draws on influences from a wide spectrum of electronica, such as house, drum and bass and breakbeat, along with elements of jam, funk and jazz.

THE ICEMAN SPECIAL

New Orleans LA

These Big Easy Bombardiers pack an ample amount of audio artillery in their set and you better believe that the Funka-Delic swamp will rain down heavy when they plug in. Screeching yet smooth guitars, wandering yet punchy bass lines, electronic synth samples, driving drum beats and powerful vocals form one a kind soundscapes. Who is the Iceman?

YAM YAM

Harrisburg PA

Inspired by 1970s soul music, New Orleans roots of jazz music, and modern/vintage funk music, YAM YAM features raw instruments and captures a high-energetic sound, featuring raw instruments and capturing a high-energetic sound.

METAPHONIA

Boone NC

Prog-Funk brainchild of bassist/vocalist Alex Golden and keyboardist Mike Runyon. What started as a trio, swiftly turned into a head-spinning chamber orchestra of math-dance-madness with trumpet, saxophone, keys, and guitar. So, if funky, complex, and seldom-apologetic, satirical lyrical content sound up your crooked alley, Metaphonia is just the nonsense for you!

KENDALL STREET COMPANY

Charlottesville VA

Kendall Street Company has broken the mold of improvised rock and enters a world of jazz-grass infused psychedelic bliss. Any one of their songs could easily turn from a fun sing-along, into a cacophonous headbanging garage-rock soundscape, to a Klezmer-disco dance party, and then resolve into a peaceful ambient meditation that evokes nostalgia of your childhood.

EVOLFO

New York NY

Evolfo is the sound that breaks through the fuzz on the low end of your radio dial and echoes out the back door of a pink neon lit bar. Mainstays of NYC's clubs and DIY spaces, as well as the finest basement venues coast to coast, Evolfo has cut adventurous tracks through the US, gaining initiates and devotees every time they cram onto a stage and deliver their raucous live show.

KARMIC JUGGERNAUT

Asbury Park NJ

Psychedelic/ progresive outfit Karmic Juggernaut is an overwhelming force of sound. Formed initially as a quartet in 2004, the Asbury Park-based group has amassed a reputation for their eclectic style, musicianship, unique stage performances, inventive songwriting, and innovative solar-powered recordings. ​​​​​​​

SQUARING THE CIRCLE

Baltimore MD

Original rock fusion quartet with a strong taste for the experimental jam, taking lessons from countless miles on the road to put together a formidable musical amalgamation of all former musical projects and influences, along with the masters of jazz, funk, and blues. Their live performances are high energy parties blended with technically proficient and purpose-laden musical statements.

NATIVE MAZE

Doylestown PA

Rock band with heavy blends of improvisation, funk, reggae, progressive rock, and jazz. Eager to bring their live performances to new eyes and ears throughout the nation.

LEE ROSS

Boston MA

Dance party for everyone's universe! Funk, reggae and a bunch more. Saxophone, flute and keyboards coming together to create a wild musical adventure.

JO JO STELLA

Toledo OH

Lyric focused funk-rock & soul outfit, with elements of jazz and improvisation. They've quickly carved out a name via a flurry of tours and live performances showcasing high energy stage communication; even earning a slot as a preferred act of the infamous Merry Pranksters for their gatherings. ​​​​​​​

UNCLE JAKE & THE 18 WHEEL GANG

Reading PA

This jug-less Jug-Grass adventure quickly blazed an unrivaled path through the local bar and festival scene, scooping up and dropping off many a rambler and a gambler, leaving only to shape it’s current, touring, name-droppin’, finger poppin’ lineup.

EUPHONIOUS

Philadelphia PA

Defined as "sound pleasing to the ear." Euphonious as a band follows suit, creatively weaving together the threads of a range of genres, creating a phonic balance both unique to its own style, yet comfortably reminiscent of the musical influences it draws from... incorporating many elements of prog, danc-rock, funk, blues, jazz, and electronica.

CIROTTI TRIO

Hackettstown NJ

Trio of friends and pickers with a mutual love of American roots music, playing an eclectic array of both original and cover material spanning decades.​​​​​​

TROUBLE CITY ALL STARS

Bethlehem PA

Roots Reggae Dub Rocksteady Psychedelic.

INNER URGE

Pittsburgh PA

Melding sounds rooted in cinematic rock, jazz, and ambient styles by blending vibraphone, analog synthesizers, reverb-soaked guitar, and danceable world-inspired drums, The Inner Urge engages their audience through a journey of ecstatic highs and reflective lows from start to finish.

WAHOO SKIFFLE CRAZIES

Staten Island NY

Balancing relevancy with absurdity, Wahoo Skiffle Crazies offer post-modern, time-traveling, Gonzo-Folk traditional jug band tunes, ragtime, protest songs, blues and originals, influenced by the 60s folk revival and Depression Era Americana (both).​​​​

ADVENTURES OF MATTE BLACK

San Glutino NJ

Genre defying band led by Madison Gerish and Daniel Skinner, featuring a rotating line-up of their intrepid traveling friends. Her compositions reflect on the shared absurdity of our existence and paired with Skinner's improvisational style the partnership is moving, bittersweet and unforgettable.

NINA SCARCIA

Harrisburg PA

Described as an evocative singer-songwriter and guitarist, with musical styles similar to some of her much-loved artists like Norah Jones and Bonnie Raitt.  Performing her blues-driven and acoustic tunes, listeners are captivated by her lyrics and voice that are emotionally charged and powerfully delivered.

KNITEBITCH

Shamokin PA

We'll turn your mother into your grandmother. ​​​​​​​

Address

83 Community Center Drive
Kempton, PA

Email

[email protected]

WORKSHOPS

IllumIKnation Station (IKS) welcomes each of you to join your brothers and sisters in learning about subjects that you care about! We are a grassroots group that travels around to music festivals and other events promoting education, exploration, community, and making a difference in the world. Our presenters are volunteers like YOU who want to share their knowledge, and our topics are as varied as your interests!

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COMEDY

Grandma & Friends Present Joke for a Smoke is a comedy showcase consisting of local comedians performing for festival audiences. During this 90-minute showcase viewers will get an opportunity to see 6-8 local comedians perform their comedy acts. After the showcase the viewers will get an opportunity to perform themselves during the open mic following the show.

General Rules

• No Illegal Substances
• No Weapons
• No Fires on the Ground (elevated fire pits only)
• No Nitrous Oxide
• No Glass Bottles
• No Underage Alcohol Possession/Consumption
• No Loud Music in Camping Area
• No Motorized Golf Carts, 4-Wheelers, Dirt Bikes, etc.

The safety of our patrons is of utmost priority. Failure to adhere to rules above will result in immediate ejection from festival grounds by Jibberjazz Security. Thank you for understanding.

Schuylkill County Fairgrounds

2270 Fair Road,
Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972

Within Summit Station on PA-895, between 183 and 61.

The venue is a beautiful 80-acre rustic fairground, featuring outdoor & indoor stages, plenty of camping space, permanent restrooms & showers, nature trails, trout-fishing waters, and electricity access. This event is B.Y.O.B. for those with valid I.D.

Food / Craft Vending

Interested applicants should send an email with detailed vendor description to [email protected] If email is not possible, you may mail a description, menus, etc, to the address on the Jibberjazz contact page. We archive all submissions and contact every vendor we are interested in working with in advance.

RV Camping

Each weekend RV pass with electricity is $50. To purchase a spot in advance, or for more information, contact: [email protected] RV passes do NOT include any festival tickets. We have yet to sell out of RV passes at this site but they are first come, first serve if not reserved in advance.

More Information

What time does the GATE open? Friday at 9:00AM. However...

Can I come to the festival EARLY? Campers may arrive on Thursday AFTER 4:00PM. Thursday arrivals carry an additional $15 "early bird fee" per person (payable in cash, at the gate). Vendors are not subject to this fee and may arrive as early as 2:00PM Thursday. There is live music Thursday evening as part of the pre-party.

What is the ADDRESS? 2270 Fair Road, Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972. On PA-895 (between routes 183 and 61) in Summit Station.

Do KIDS have to pay? Children 12 and under are admitted free-of-charge and must be accompanied by a legal guardian. All children must be registered upon arrival with the telephone number and valid ID of their guardian.

How much does it cost on SATURDAY? Single day passes are available after 9:00AM on Saturday for $60 and include camping.

Do you sell DAY PASSES? No. All tickets include camping.

Can I leave and RE-ENTER? If your wristband remains intact on your wrist AND you possess your original ticket stub, you may reenter the festival grounds. You are required to check in with Jibberjazz staff each time you enter through the gate.

How long can I STAY? You may stay on the grounds until 5:00PM Sunday at the very latest.

What is the cost to PARK? There is a fee of $5 per car, or $10 per oversized vehicle and/or vehicles pulling a trailer. RV electricity passes include parking.

Can I bring my DOG? Pets are welcome at Jibberjazz festivals, but as regulated by our insurance company, no dangerous breeds of dogs are allowed on the grounds. A good general rule of thumb is: If your animal has the capacity to harm a child, leave it at home or in a shelter. All animals must be registered at the gate with current proof of Rabies Vaccination. All animals MUST BE LEASHED AT ALL TIMES and properly attended to while on the grounds.

Can I bring ALCOHOL? Yes, this Jibberjazz event is BYOB as long as you are 21+ with valid identification. NO GLASS BOTTLES!

Do you sell ALCOHOL? Alcohol is NOT sold on the grounds. The closest beer distributors are The Beer Shak (2 miles) and Country Beverage (5 miles), northward on Route 183. ​

What if I INJURE myself? A team of Registered and Licensed Practical Nurses are employed 24/7 for the duration of the festival. Basic first-aid is also available at the gate and staff members have the means to contact additional medical personnel if the need should arise. Please notify staff upon checking in if you or someone in your party has a medical condition we should be aware of. Safety is our utmost concern.

More Information

Are there QUIET places to camp? There is an area near the gate designated for "family camping" with quiet hours strictly enforced after midnight.

Can I camp with my CAR? Yes, and all stages are in close proximity (very short walk) to the main camping area.

Can I bring an RV? Yes, weekend RV passes are $50 WITH designated electricity hookup, or $10 WITHOUT electricity access. To reserve a spot or for more information, please contact: [email protected]

Can I buy ELECTRICITY access if I don't have an RV? Campground (non-RV) electrical permits are $40 each per weekend. Purchase at the gate.

What is the BATHROOM situation? The grounds feature on-site restrooms with flushing toilets and sinks and there are an abundance of port-o-johns throughout the campground. Maintenance and sanitization are provided constantly throughout the weekend.

Are there SHOWERS? Free showers with hot water are available on site during designated daytime hours.

Can I have a personal FIRE? Not unless it is contained within an elevated, store-bought fire pit (we suggest bringing your own firewood). A community bonfire will be on-site to keep everyone warm. Camp grills/stoves are okay. Please be responsible for everyone's sake. Fire pits discovered on the ground will be extinguished immediately and nearby campsites will have to be relocated.

What happens if it RAINS? In case of severe weather, there is always a backup plan in place to have outdoor music moved to safe, indoor stages with similar set times and lengths.

Is there an ATM? There is an ATM in the vending area. However, if you plan on purchasing tickets at the gate, please bring enough money with you as cash is the only form of payment accepted day of show, and you cannot access the ATM until after you enter the festival grounds.

Will there be YOGA? Yes. Check the festival program for a full schedule and description.

Is there a HOTEL nearby? We recommend the Pine Grove Comfort Inn (14 miles west of the fairgrounds, where route 81 intersects 443). They sometimes offer a discounted rate during festival week if you mention "Jibberjazz" when booking.

What else is NEARBY? Hawk Mountain's website has a list of nearby attractions:
https://www.hawkmountain.org/visit/visiting-info/stay-eat-shop-local

Where can I get some FLYERS? Email us at [email protected] to have some mailed or emailed to you.

How can I become INVOLVED with Jibberjazz? We are always looking for more reliable volunteers for promotion, clean-up, etc. Please reach us AHEAD OF TIME by emailing [email protected] for an application. Events are fully-staffed before gates open.

Since 2005, Jibberjazz festivals have drummed up a buzz in the underground by showcasing a truly diverse musical-lineup that blends heavy-hitting out of market bands, national acts, and up-and-coming regional talent. Our festivals have developed a dedicated fan base in the region and continue to grow in intensity and attendance, season after season. The trend continues through 2020, as we continue our quest to find "Tomorrow's Headliners Today." Creative line-ups, killer music, and good people are what Jibberjazz is all about.

Jibberjazz Productions

Festival Address

83 Community Center Drive
Kempton, PA, 19529

Jibberjazz Productions

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