September

6-8, 2019

JLJF FAQs

  • What are the festival hours?

    • Friday, gates open at 3PM, music starts at 4PM and ends at 10PM
    • Saturday, gates open at 11AM, music starts at Noon and ends at 10PM
    • Sunday, gates open at 10AM, music starts at 11AM and ends at 10PM
  • Where is Lost and Found and First Aid?

    Lost and Found is located at the main entrance. All personal items must be removed from the venue at the end of each day. There is also a First Aid Kit located at the main entrance. The Mono County Paramedics may be called In the event of any significant health issue.

WHAT TO BRING

  • Is there drinking water?

    There is a water fountain in the park near the playground structure to the west side of the park. You may bring an empty refillable water bottle or food vendors and the bar will have water available for purchase.

  • What should and can I bring into the festival grounds?

    • This is an outdoor event, be prepared for changeable weather conditions. Don't forget your hats, sunglasses, and sunscreen. At 7500 feet, the ultraviolet rays can be unforgiving.
    • You are welcome to bring in lawn chairs, a small (6 pack size) ice chest, a great attitude, but NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL OR GLASS. The motto for the event is "JUST BE NICE". Crowd friendly toys such as hacky-sacks, hula-hoops and juggling balls are permitted.
  • Can I bring my kids?

    Absolutely!  The Jam Fest is a benefit for school music programs and a family friendly event. Children 12 and under are free and must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Mono and Inyo County students from 12-18 are also free with school ID.

  • Can I bring my dog or pet?

    Dogs and pets are not permitted in the park unless they are service animals with proper identification.

  • Are cameras, video cameras, audio recording devices permitted?

    Still cameras and GoPros for personal use are allowed. Professional equipment is not permitted unless you have JLJF approved media credentials.

    Post your photos of the festival (and getting here) on Instagram and/or Facebook with hashtag #JuneLakeJam2019  and we might display them on the LED screen during set breaks. Also stay tuned for info on our IG and FB Photo Contest

  • Can I charge my phone in the festival?

    Unfortunately, we are unable to provide charging stations at the festival.

  • The NO List.

    • No open containers may be brought into the festival venue.
    • No glass is permitted in the festival grounds.
    • No pets other than ADA approved dogs. Under the ADA, service animals must be harnessed, leashed, or tethered, unless these devices interfere with the service animal’s work or the individual’s disability prevents using these devices. In that case, the individual must maintain control of the animal through voice, signal, or other effective controls.
    • No illegal drugs.
    • No professional photo, video or recording equipment unless pre-approved by JLJF Coordinator  To request press access, email jamfestinfo@monoarts.org
    • No unlicensed vending.
    • No laser lights.
    • No weapons.
    • No tent stakes on any pathways or grass areas
  • Is there seating in the festival?

    Other than a few picnic tables in the park, there is no seating provided. Festheads may bring their own chairs, blankets and tarps (no larger than 6′ x 8′) to suit their needs.  Shade tents (10′ x 10′ max) are also permitted in specific areas of the festival grounds.  Tents may be placed no closer to the stage than the sound booth tent.  If you have any questions about where to place your shade tent, please ask a staff member.

  • Are handicapped facilities provided?

    Handicapped facilities and assistance are available.  There is limited handicapped parking in the area located in front of the main gate.  The festival (lawn area, restrooms) is wheelchair accessible.

  • Is smoking permitted?

    There absolutely NO SMOKING of any kind inside the venue./ This includes vaping. This is a family friendly event and in consideration of all attendees, we ask that if you want to smoke, please take advantage of the set break times (30 minutes) to take a walk away from the venue. Please remember to properly dispose of any litter of any kind.

PREPARING FOR HIGH ELEVATION

  • What weather should be expected?

    September in the Sierras brings an array of weather from sunny mid 70s °F temperatures, to rain, hail, thunderstorms, wind, and yes, on a rare occasion, snow. Be sure to pack warm layers, various jackets for wind, rain, and cool nights, sunscreen, comfortable shoes for all weather, and of course summer clothing for those hot, sunny days. The festival proceeds, rain or shine!

     

  • What do I need to know about high elevation living?

    At high altitude, you receive 30% more ultraviolet radiation than at sea level. Sunscreen and sunglasses are essential. The weather in the mountains, no matter the time of year, can change quickly. Bring layers of protective clothing for all types of weather. Drink plenty of water especially on hot days when you are outside and/or exercising to avoid dehydration. The effects of medications and alcohol at high altitude are magnified, so be sure to consult your physician on prescriptions.

     

  • Can I get water in the Festival?

    There is a drinking faucet located near the left hand side of the stage, close to the playground equipment. The bar and many of the food vendors wull be selling water. You may bring in a sealed water bottle with you into the venue. Bring your water bottle!

CAMPING AND LODGING INFO

  • Where do you recommend camping?

  • Where may campers shower?

    There are public showers (fee) located at Pine Cliff Resort and Grant Lake Marina/RV Park

  • What lodging is available?

 

 

A Benefit for Music

in our Schools

The goals of the Jam Fest are to bring a rich musical event to Mono County for residents and visitors, to provide a fundraising event that raises funds to support music instruction opportunities for children via MAC sponsored music camps and school music programs.

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