River Jam returns to Biddeford Aug. 20-21, 2021 with an incredible celebration of life on the Saco River! Reprising our community’s plans to celebrate Maine’s Bicentennial, Heart of Biddeford is thrilled to host River Jam in conjunction with 3 more local organizations: Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center, Engine, and La Kermesse!
All events on Friday and Saturday are free and open to the public!
Saturday, Aug. 21 is the River Jam Festival in Mechanics Park.
We start the day at Noon with live music, dance performances and kid’s activities. Enjoy crepes and poutine from La Kermesse’s food truck and Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center has coordinated a Cultural Cuisine tent with free tastes from Biddeford’s diverse communities. Plus, we’re bringing back the River Rush giant slip and slide! Beginning at 4:30 p.m., the evening in Mechanics Park features popular Maine bands, food trucks, and local breweries. The night culminates with fireworks at 9 p.m. provided by La Kermesse.
Saturday Main Stage Schedule:
12 PM Dance House Productions, and music performances by local youth
1:30 PM Samuel James, Blues and roots guitar master
3:00 PM Half Moon Jug Band, Crowd-pleasing, upbeat folk
4:30 PM Joe K Walsh Trio, A bluegrass adventure
6:15 PM [It’s a Secret! We’ll be revealing the Headliner on Aug. 1]
8:00 PM Jimmyjo and the Jumbol’ayuhs, Cajun Louisiana with a Downeast accent
Learn more about events happening Friday during Fringe Fest!