As the days steadily grow colder, thoughts are brought to the inevitability of winter. However when January rolls around, the Jungle Jam festival provides an escape from the blistery cold for the fourth year in a row! Click here for a video on the upcoming Jungle Jam in January 2014.
Travel to one of the world’s most peaceful, joyful, and sought-after island destinations to experience a unique concert featuring an array of national and local talent from Thursday, January 16 through Sunday, January 19! Not only does Jaco, Costa Rica offer scenic tours, surfing lessons, a trip to Manuel Antonio National Park and a Crocodile Boat Cruise, but Jungle Jam offers a great selection of Boston artists performing on a stage under a 200 year old fire tree surrounded by lush gardens and wildlife. Learn about the full schedule at www.junglejam.com!
Headlining Jungle Jam is San Diego-based band, ‘Slightly Stoopid,’ their sound a blend of a variety of genres, from reggae to punk. Their latest CD is called ‘Slightly Stoopid and Friends: Live at Roberto’s TRI Studios.’
Among the newest artists added is multi-instrumentalist Ivan Neville with his band Dumpstaphunk, an 80s-style punk rock and reggae band The Expendables, and 70’s funk fusion and modern dance band, Kung Fu. Keep visiting www.junglejam.com as new bands are added and as the festival nears!
Many local artists are returning to the Jungle Jam stage! Connecticut-based electric rock band Max Creek is a group who have performed together for 41 years and features John Rider on electric bass, Scott Murawski on guitar, Mark Mercier on keyboards, Bill Carbone on drums, and Jamemurrell Stanley on percussion. Listen to their music at www.maxcreek.com.
Georgia-based multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Zach Deputy calls his music “island-infused drum n’ bass gospel ninja soul” and is currently on tour across the United States. His latest CD is called ‘Another Day.’ Visit www.zachdeputy.com for more on his music!
The Ryan Montbleau Band has been nominated for an Mtv Award for best concert experience and has won a Boston Music Award for best Male Vocalist! They are returning to the Jungle Jam stage in January!