The daily schedules for the 2018 installment of Disc Jam Music Festival have been released, with daily headliners including Aqueous and Moon Hooch (Thursday), The Motet and Galactic (Friday), Beats Antique and Lotus (Saturday) and Tom Marshall’s Amfibian All-Stars (Sunday). Late night acts include Gubbulidis and solo sets from Ryan Dempsey and Brook Jordan, all of Twiddle (Thursday), DJ Logic & Friends and Barber Acoustic (Friday), and Electron and Tom Hamilton & Holly Bowling (Saturday).
Artists at Large
Once again, Disc Jam will have some of the biggest names in the jam scene performing throughout the festival, collaborating with artists and bands each day. Artists at Large for Disc Jam 2018 include Eli Winderman and Rob Compa (Dopapod), Michelangelo Carruba, Shira Elias, Craig Brodhead, Chris Brouwers, Greg Sanderson, Josh Schwartz (Turkuaz), DJ Logic, and Honeycomb. Experience the collective nature of the Disc Jam community as these incredible musicians join more than 100 artists this June 7-10 in Stephentown, NY.
Woods Stage Artists
This year, Disc Jam has 4 of the hottest promoters in the Northeast taking over the Woods Stage for themed electronic dance music takeovers. Thursday night will be produced by Rezinate, well known for promoting some of the sought after underground parties and events in Boston. Friday's duties go to Minus Zero Festival co-producers, NV Concepts, who will be presenting an entire night from the top house music artists off the Dirtybird Records Label, including Christian Martin, Kill Frenzy, Golf Clap and Ardalan. On Saturday, Brooklyn-based Sermon will host a night of bass music with U.K. producer Joker topping their list of wompy artists. If all of that isn’t enough for you, The Wook of Wall Street will be hosting nightly curated Silent Disco Sets that go until sunrise.
Disc Jam Flow Tribe
Disc Jam Flow Tribe performances at Disc Jam are a staple for attendees and will once again include a renowned team of well rounded performance artists who have been a major part of the Disc Jam family since 2012. The featured flow artist for 2018 is world renowned Hula Hooper Rachael Lust. Rachael will be hosting flow arts workshops for beginner to expert levels, with multiple sessions each day. A variety of workshops will be offered to broaden the mind, body and spirit. Choose from Wellness, Flow Arts, Yoga, Painting, Disc Golf, and Permaculture classes made available daily.
Visual artists, including live painters and artists, will create massive murals and art installations throughout the site all weekend long. Featured artist Gabriel Welch, Stephen Kruse, Andy Reed, Raf Mata and many more will be creating murals, as well as curating an art gallery tent where attendees can view and buy artwork from all of the artists.
Disc Golf Tournaments
Disc golf is a game for experts, beginners, and everyone in between. Playing at least one round is a must for Disc Jam enthusiasts and the course encourages both the avid and first timer players to try their hand, all at no additional cost to play (outside of tournaments), with discs provided free of charge for those interested in playing.
Disc Golf Tournaments for men and women are held on Saturday and Sunday mornings, with cash and prizes from Innova Disc Golf, Grassroots California, Vibram Five Fingers shoes, Native Eyewear, Suspended in the Trees Hammocks, The Earth Ship Tents and more going to the top finishers. Nationally ranked and touring Team Innova Disc Golf Pro Gregg Barsby will be hosting the tournaments as well as playing rounds, hosting workshops and clinics all weekend long!
Road to Disc Jam Tour
Having kicked off in April, more than 20 Disc Jam artists will perform at 11 venues across 7 states including New York, New England and Pennsylvania, with free Disc Jam tickets given away as a door prize at each show.
April 27 - Funky Dawgz Brass Band, Congo Sanchez and Honeycomb, Jewel Music, Manchester, NH
April 28 - Formula 5 and Space Carnival, The Hollow Bar and Kitchen, Albany, NY
April 28 - Congo Sanchez - Strange Brew Pub, Norwich, CT
May 4 - Strange Machines and The Clock Reads, Electric Haze, Worcester, MA
May 10 - Marbin and Swimmer, Buffalo Iron Works, Buffalo, NY
May 11 - Swimmer and Goose, Nectar’s, Burlington, VT
May 11 - The Wook of Wall Street Pre-Jawn, Sprout Music Collective, West Chester, PA
May 17 - Borg Party (members of Dopapod, Turkuaz, Giant Panda) Flour City Station, Rochester, NY
May 17 - Consider the Source, River Street Jazz Cafe, Wilkes-Barre, PA
May 17 - Kung Fu, Hawks and Reed Performing Arts Center, Greenfield, MA
May 18 - Harsh Armadillo, Arch Street Tavern, Hartford, CT
May 18 - Funktional Flow and Swimmer, Funk n Waffles, Syracuse, NY
May 19 - Bella’s Bartok and Cousin Earth, Funk n Waffles, Syracuse, NY
May 24 - West End Blend and Craig Brodhead (Turkuaz), Fete Music Hall, Providence, RI