MEETING OF THE MINDS 12
September 15-18, 2022
2564 Silver Road, Darlington, Maryland 21034
MEETING OF THE MINDS 12
September 15-18, 2022
2564 Silver Road, Darlington, Maryland 21034
This year’s musical camping extravaganza will feature 26 musical acts on 3 outdoor and indoor stages, rentable cabins, meal plans, late night jams, kid’s activities, workshops, vendors, parade, plenty of room for camping, nature trails and various on-site recreation amenities and more. Artists are hand-selected from all corners of the USA and beyond, showcasing a variety of musical styles including: Jam, Funk, Bluegrass, Rock & Roll, Blues, Folk, Fusion, Prog, World, Roots, Jazz etc.
Our new venue—Camp Ramblewood—is a 200-acre rustic campground with roots traced back to the Civil War era. This sprawling camp was once a crucial part of the Underground Railroad, and is also a well-documented hot spot for paranormal activity. But beyond all the folklore, you will find a pristine venue that caters to the needs of alternative gatherings, featuring rentable cabins and various on-site recreation amenities. The MOTM12 lineup features bands drawn from 15 different states, plus one international act. Additionally, 13 out of 26 musical acts have never played a Jibberjazz event before. The true spirit of Jibberjazz is alive and well, as we continue on our quest to find the next great sounds that emerge from the abyss!
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Original Musical Acts from all over the USA!
lespecial carve their own sonic path in modern music, creating their signature blend of "heavy future groove." The power trio’s fresh synthesis of varied and divergent influences doesn't underestimate the listener, reflecting a post-modern cultural climate.
Veering from hip-hop to metal, prog to house, pensive indie-rock to apocalyptic dub, leaving room for head banging and hip swaying alike, while still presenting a unified sound and vision.
Magic Beans have made a name for themselves with a proprietary blend of funk, soul, and psychedelia that is truly unique to them. Old souls born into the modern world, the Magic Beans' music is reminiscent of classic R'n'B/Funk records with the attitude and appeal of modern hip hop or dance music. The band pushes forward to new musical heights while proving themselves to be steeped in the fundamentals and origins of the music they honor. Additionally, their live shows have an energy that has made them one of the most in demand bands on the festival circuit.
MIKE DILLON & PUNKADELIC
New Orleans LA
How many artists have been praised a "punk rock provocateur," "jazz vibraphone visionary," and "percussion virtuoso" in the same sentence? There's only one: Mike Dillon. Whether through his affiliation with artists like Les Claypool, Primus, Rickie Lee Jones, Dean Ween Group and Ani Difranco, and collaborations such as Nolatet, Garage a Trois, The Dead Kenny G's, Critters Buggin or bands he has led, the Texas-native has set his own standard for 25 years now.
Arkansauce is a genre-hopping, four piece string band from northwest Arkansas, bending the rules and blurring the lines between bluegrass, newgrass, folk, americana, with notes of country, blues, and funk. With a loyal following growing every day in the Natural State and along their tour routes, the band is proud to be stepping into a hard-driving sound unique to the Arkansas quartet.
JON STICKLEY TRIO
The Jon Stickley Trio transcends the standards of acoustic music with a wide range of influences masterfully integrated into a signature approach. The collection sums up the Jon Stickley Trio: A three way collaboration expressing music that comes from the heart and the mind and speaks to both.
From the heart of the Midwest, Steady Flow delivers a unique style of powerful funk music like you’ve never heard it before. The group has transformed into a six-piece funk-powerhouse, quickly claiming their spot as one of the best live acts around. The band is constantly turning heads at every performance as their hard hitting Funk Rock compositions shake the room and force all audiences to dance, rage, & simply feel good!
Israel's premier Livetronica band. G-Nome Project is the product of their longstanding musical vision to form an ensemble focused heavily on improvisation while blending elements of psytrance, dance, and funk into progressive original compositions – a style that has been coined "Grilled Cheese Funk at its finest."
THE ICEMAN SPECIAL
New Orleans LA
These Big Easy Bombardiers pack an ample amount of audio artillery in their set and you better believe that the Funka-Delic swamp will rain down heavy when they plug in. They combine a sound of dirty funk and delicate groove with elements of disco and rock and roll to create danceable jams with plenty of edge and substance.
Known for their high-energy shows, the band mixes a fierce rhythmic foundation, dual guitar solos, and an Appalachian tinged mix of genres that makes standing still nearly impossible. By focusing on musical intricacy and creating seamless improvisation, Fletcher’s Grove has captured the imaginations of thousands in the Mountain State and beyond.
Part of the new generation of go-
anywhere brass bands. You can hear this sound all over the world now – from New Orleans to Belgrade, Paris to Cotonou, and right here on the east coast area as well. A major party
alert for this band – Black Masala puts on an amazing, high-energy live show!
Funky, electronic, rock...dance..jazz..sexy..Japanese inspired…well, there's really no way to fully capture the experiences and sounds of MINKA. But if you want to let your imagination run wild...let's pretend some scientists got in the lab and crossed Bowie with Prince, and then sprinkled in some Talking Heads.
Northern New Jersey
The Outcrops bring original blues-infused rock’n’roll. Bryan Schroeder's long flowing lead lines intertwine with Cassidy Rain's vocal phrases to create a very melodic sound with a funk and soul feel that melds beautifully creating the perfect band tag: Rock & Roll, Blues & Soul.
ADVENTURES OF MATTE BLACK
San Glutino NJ
Madison Gerish's philosophical, vulnerable and disarming lyrics dance with Daniel Skinner's subtle yet moving melodies, all while leaving space for their talented caravan of musical comrades. The music is rooted in deep improvisation and an emphasis on being courageous when facing the absurdities of life.
ELECTRIC MOOSE KNUCKLE
3-piece powerhouse featuring Garry Slick and Brett Noel from Dr. Slothclaw, along with Levi Powers bringing the screaming guitar leads. Taking notes from multiple genres and groups, the band delivers mind blowing instrumental originals that seem to defy boundaries, yet keep you dancing with funky grooves and thick bass tones.
Indie Jazz atmospheres with angular Prog rhythms and vintage video game soundtracks with the intensity of robot metal at others. Agent Moosehead has over the years hosted a fluid lineup consisting of some of Philadelphia's most inventive musicians. At their smallest, a trio of guitar, bass, and drums. At their largest, eight pieces or more with keys, vibes, trumpet, woodwinds, and cello.
• No Illegal Substances
• No Weapons
• No Dogs
• No Fires on the Ground Elevated, store-bought fire pits only, with water or extinguisher on-hand. No dumping of hot ashes on property.
• No Nitrous Oxide
• No Glass Bottles
• No Underage Alcohol Possession or Consumption
• No Loud Music or Loud Generators in Camping Area
• No Motorized Golf Carts, 4-Wheelers, Dirt Bikes, etc.
The safety of our patrons is of utmost priority. Failure to adhere to rules above will result in immediate ejection from festival grounds by Jibberjazz Security. Thank you for understanding.
RV spots are $100 each. There are no electric hookups for RVs.
Only WHISPER QUIET generators are allowed on site.
RV passes do NOT include any festival tickets.
To camp with your car (non-RV), a "car camping" pass is required. They are $100 per car.
CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE RV/CAR CAMPING PASSES.
2564 Silver Road, Darlington, MD 21034
200-acre rustic campground. A pristine venue that caters to the needs of alternative gatherings, featuring rentable cabins and various on-site recreation amenities. This event is B.Y.O.B. for those with valid I.D.
Food / Craft Vending
Applicants should send an email with detailed vendor description to [email protected]. If email is not possible, mail a description, menus, etc, to the physical address on the Jibberjazz contact page. We archive submissions and contact vendors we are interested in working with in advance.
What time does the GATE open? Friday at 9:00AM.
Can I come to the festival EARLY? Campers may arrive on Thursday AFTER 4:00PM. Thursday arrivals carry an additional $20 "early bird fee" per person (payable in cash, at the gate). Vendors are not subject to this fee and may arrive as early as 2:00PM Thursday. There is live music Thursday evening as part of the pre-party.
What is the ADDRESS?
Camp Ramblewood, 2564 Silver Road, Darlington, MD 21034
Do KIDS have to pay? Children 12 and under are admitted free-of-charge and must be accompanied by a legal guardian. All children must be registered upon arrival with the telephone number and valid ID of their guardian.
How much does it cost on SATURDAY? Passes are available after 9:00AM on Saturday for $90 and include camping.
How much does it cost on SUNDAY? Passes are available after 9:00AM on Sunday for $20.
Do you sell DAY PASSES? No. All tickets include camping.
Can I leave and RE-ENTER? If your wristband remains intact on your wrist AND you possess your original ticket stub, you may reenter the festival grounds. You are required to check in with Jibberjazz staff each time you enter through the gate.
How long can I STAY? You may stay on the grounds until 5:00PM Sunday at the very latest.
What is the cost to PARK?
There is a parking fee of $20 per vehicle.
RV spots (no electric hookups but whisper-quiet generators are allowed) are $100 each.
Can I bring my PET? Sorry, animals are NOT allowed at this venue. Our Service Animal/Dog policy is taken directly from Federal Statute and regulatory law. Our plain English policy is stated below:
* Only DOGS qualify as Service Animals under Federal Law. Emotional Support Animals are not Service Animals
* Service Animals in training are not Service Animals under Federal Law.
* Service Animals MUST be wearing a "Service Animal" marked vest at ALL times.
* The Service Animal must always be in "Full Stay" command position when not performing the service for which they have been trained.
* The Service Animal must be fully trained to urinate or defecate only on the command of their human team member.
* In order to be considered a "Service Dog" under U.S. federal law, a dog must be partnered with an individual with a disability AND perform specific, trained task work to mitigate that disability. Task work is not optional. If a dog doesn’t perform task work, it is not a Service Dog. In closing, if your Service Animal is registered, wearing a marked Service Animal Vest and fully trained; you will find our staff and attendees very supportive of your teams presence.
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What if I INJURE myself? A team of Registered and Licensed Practical Nurses are employed 24/7 for the duration of the festival. Basic first-aid is also available at the gate and staff members have the means to contact additional medical personnel if the need should arise. Please notify staff upon checking in if you or someone in your party has a medical condition we should be aware of. Safety is our utmost concern.
What's up with CABINS? Click here for more information.
What's up with MEAL PLANS? Meal plans are $90 each. They include 5 full meals served during certain hours throughout the weekend. Click here to purchase.
Can I have a personal FIRE? Not unless it is contained within an elevated, store-bought fire pit (we suggest bringing your own firewood). NO FIRES ON THE GROUND. Camp grills/stoves are okay. Please be responsible for everyone's sake. No dumping of hot ashed on property. Anyone caught making fires on the ground will be ejected.
Will there be YOGA and other ACTIVITIES? Yes. Check the festival program for a full schedule and description (released close to festival date).
Can I camp with my CAR? To camp with your car, a car camping pass is required ($100 each, limited amount). Parking passes are $20 away from camping.
Can I bring an RV?
RV passes WITHOUT electricity are $100 each. There are NO electric hookups for RVs. Only WHISPER QUIET generators allowed.
What is the BATHROOM situation? The grounds feature some on-site restrooms with flushing toilets and sinks, and there is an abundance of port-o-johns throughout the campground. Maintenance and sanitation are provided constantly throughout the weekend.
Are there public SHOWERS? No. This venue does not have any shower facilities, other than ones in certain rented cabins.
What if it RAINS? In case of severe weather, there is a backup plan in place to have outdoor music moved to safe, indoor stages with similar set times and lengths.
Can I bring ALCOHOL? Yes. This Jibberjazz event is BYOB if you are 21+ with valid identification. NO GLASS BOTTLES!
Do you sell ALCOHOL? Alcohol is NOT sold on the grounds. Closest beer, wine, liquor...
4725 Conowingo Rd, Darlington MD 21034 410-457-5254
Is there an ATM? There is an ATM in the vending area. However, if you plan on purchasing tickets at the gate, please bring enough money with you as cash is the only form of payment accepted day of show, and you cannot access the ATM until after you enter the festival grounds.
What is your SAFETY policy? Jibberjazz will abide by all government safety guidelines during this event and will continue to monitor the situation so that we are on top of everything pertinent while the festival takes place. Sanitation stations will be scattered throughout the property and there is plenty of space throughout the grounds for adequate distancing. Please direct questions/concerns to [email protected]
Where can I get some FLYERS? Email us at [email protected] to have some mailed or emailed to you.
How can I become INVOLVED with Jibberjazz? We are always looking for more reliable volunteers for promotion, clean-up, etc. Please reach us AHEAD OF TIME by emailing [email protected] for an application. Events are fully-staffed before gates open.
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Since 2005, Jibberjazz festivals have drummed up a buzz in the underground by showcasing a truly diverse musical-lineup that blends heavy-hitting out of market bands, national acts, and up-and-coming regional talent. Our festivals have developed a dedicated fan base in the region and continue to grow in intensity and attendance, season after season. The trend continues through 2022, as we continue our quest to find "Tomorrow's Headliners Today." Creative line-ups, killer music, and good people are what Jibberjazz is all about.