Camp JamCamp Jam in Bluffton, Ohio is in the process of completing the construction on a pavilion-style shelter house to give music lovers a little added comfort, in the event of rain or inclement weather, at any of its shows.

Amish men working on the new shelter house.
Camp Jam's first event of 2003 is RippleFest, taking place the weekend of June 20th and 21st, 2003.

Performers scheduled to appear at RippleFest include two nights of ekoostik hookah; also Cyro Baptista’s (of the Trey Anastasio Band) Beat the Donkey, The Recipe, The Shantee, Grasshopper Pie, The One-Eyed Show and Skeleton Crew.

Gates open at 8am on Friday, June 20th. Music starts in the early evening and continues until approximately 1am. On Saturday, June 21st music begins in the morning and ends around 1am on Sunday morning. In addition to two days of music, RippleFest will feature a variety of vendors offering food, drinks and unique merchandise for our festival travelers’ enjoyment.

What’s Different about RippleFest?

Camp Jam’s gates open on Monday June 16th for early bird campers. Those that would like to camp early pay a $15 flat fee per person to camp until Thursday evening. Early bird camping is only available with a paid admission to RippleFest. Early bird campers will be granted access to the pond for fishing and portable restrooms will be on site by Monday the 16th. No music is scheduled until Friday the 20th.

Tickets are available through or by phone at 800.300.6187. Tickets are $35 in advance and $45 at the gate. Special Saturday-only tickets will only be available at the gate only on Saturday for $30.

[Published on: 5/12/03]

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