Mountain Jam Announces Headlining Bands

December 12th, 2014, 10:50 am by Greg

The annual Mountain Jam returns to Hunter Mountain from Thursday-Sunday, June 4-7, and organizers have just announced the first round of bands slated to perform:

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Gov’t Mule, moe. and – drum roll, please – the Black Keys.

The Black Keys dynamic duo – featuring Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney – will be headlining the Saturday night. The twosome has already won six Grammy Awards, and they’ve been nominated for three more in 2015: Best Rock Album for Turn Blue, Best Rock Song for “Fever” and Best Rock Performance for “Fever.”

Former Nippertonians moe. – who are scheduled to ring in the new year with a two-night stand at the Palace Theatre on Tuesday & Wednesday, December 30 & 31 – will be making their Mountain Jam debut as the headliners on Thursday, June 4.

Guitarslinger Warren Haynes leads Gov’t Mule – who recently wowed the crowd in concert at the Palace Theatre last month – will play two shows at Mountain Jam, including a very special late night Dark Side of the Mule set performing the music of Pink Floyd.

Early bird tickets for the 11th annual Mountain Jam are now on sale. Three-day (Friday-Sunday) tickets are $185; $219 with camping. Four-day all-festival tickets are $205; $239 with camping. VIP tickets are also available.

3 thoughts on “Mountain Jam Announces Headlining Bands”

  1. OswegoMatt says:

    I hate to be a stickler, actually I think it’s kind of fun, but I am almost 100% certain that the Black Keys played SPAC way back around 2000 opening for Beck and Dashboard Confessional.

  2. Greg says:

    Right you are, OswegoMatt! Thanks for your sticklerness. It was actually June 8, 2003…

  3. OswegoMatt says:

    I just remember thinking “Wow, these guys really rock”. Thanks Greg!

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