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Your guide to Mountain Jam 2018

Here's everything you need to know about Mountain Jam—upstate New York music festival—including artist highlights

Written by
Andrew Frisicano

Sure, Panorama Music Festival and Governors Ball promise a killer time, but the urban setting lacks that woodsy, rustic, middle-of-nowhere festival touch—that's where Mountain Jam comes in. Hosted at Hunter Mountain in the Catskills, this upstate New York summer music festival has grown far beyond its modest origins as a single-day event celebrating Woodstock Radio's 25th anniversary. The fest has expanded to a multi-stage three-day throwdown that plays host to a diverse roster of jam bands, alt rockers, country singer-songwriters and more. So break out the bug spray and tent poles, and head over to the festival website to grab tickets.

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When is Mountain Jam?

This year the fest runs from Friday, June 15, 2018, through Sunday, June 17, 2018.

Who is playing Mountain Jam?

The headliners this year are Sturgill Simpson, Alt-J and Jack Johnson. Father John Misty, George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic, The War on Drugs, Jenny Lewis, The Decemberists, Kurt Vile are just some of the other acts playing across three nights at the fest.

Where is Mountain Jam?

Mountain Jam takes place at Hunter Mountain (in the northern Catskill Mountains), which is located at 64 Klein Avenue in Hunter, New York. It’s approximately 125 miles from New York City or 2.5 hours driving.

How do I get tickets to Mountain Jam?

Go to Time Out Tickets or visit the official website for info on VIP, general admission and camping & parking tickets.

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