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The Hoopee Jam is a laid back 2-day music festival created and promoted BY music lovers FOR music lovers. It is held on a 100 acre private farm along the Ohoopee River in Norristown, GA., 10 miles from Swainsboro, GA. Expect blues, funk, soul, jam and everything in between, and lots of dancing and good vibes!

Grab a few friends, tents and supplies - it's time for a ROAD TRIP!

Additional Information:
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FREE PRIMITIVE CAMPING ON SITE Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday Nights. Click here for a map of the festival grounds
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Gates open Thursday May 2 at 4:00 p.m.
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Open acoustic jam on stage for all early bird arrivals on Thursday 8:00 p.m. (no PA provided)
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Music starts Friday, May 3 at 5:00 p.m. and stops at 2:00 a.m.
Music starts Saturday, May 4 at 1:00 p.m. and stops at 2:00 a.m.
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Limited vendors on site (food, drink, merchandise, jewelry)
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In our continued effort to make the Hoopee Jam experience affordable for everyone, there will be will be no beer vendors at the festival, and coolers are allowed throughout the festival grounds including the stage/concert field (cans and plastic only no glass please).
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GREEN FESTIVAL - Please TAKE out what you bring in and please use designated receptacles for recycling
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Special Announcement: The Georgia Department of Natural Resources will be conducting free tours of the Ohoopee Natural Dunes adjacent to the Hoopee Jam site, and will also have a booth on site with information on these historic dunes.

Rules and Regulations:
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Camping in designated camping areas ONLY (maps will be provided) and is based on first come, first serve basis. No reservations accepted!
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This is a primitive camping festival - NO hookups and NO water, come prepared! Bring chairs and all necessary camping equipment and necessities.
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Campfires MUST be contained and are ONLY allowed in approved camping areas
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Electric golf carts and bicycles are allowed.
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NO ATVs or any other type of recreational gas powered vehicles
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NO pets allowed (Dogs, cats, goats, birds etc)
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NO Illegal substances allowed
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NO drinking and driving - PLEASE drink responsibly!
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NO Underage drinking
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NO camping on Monday night - ALL festival goers MUST leave the festival grounds by Noon Monday
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NO Littering - Please deposit trash, including cigarette butts in appropriate receptacles
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NO Violence or Weapons - aggressive conduct towards festival patrons or staff WILL result in immediate ejection from event
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NO Glass bottles - serious injuries can occur w/broken glass. Please DO NOT bring bottles on premises. Cans or plastic containers only
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NO Fireworks (we DO NOT want injuries or a forest fire!)
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NO unregistered vending - selling of any item by anyone other than a registered vendor (click here to become a vendor) is strictly prohibited and could result in ejection from festival grounds.
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NO personal food in the Stage/Concert field. All food in Stage/Concert field must be purchased by registered vendors. Personal food may be consumed at campsites.
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RVs/CAMPERS allowed in designated area ONLY. There are NO hookups, NO dumping stations or electricity. RV camping is limited and on a FIRST come, FIRST serve basis


ATTENTION TAPERS: Hoopee Jam allows audio recording of our events. Please be self sufficient (bring your own batteries & power) and respectful of patrons. We do not offer sound board patches. Recordings are for trade only, and are NOT TO BE OFFERED FOR SALE. NO EXCEPTIONS. At any time, the Hoopee Jam may change or modify this policy without warning if problems arise.

 

Third Annual Hoopee Jam May 3 -4 2013
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Ticket Announcement:
All weekend tickets including primitive camping Thursday, Friday, Saturday and/or Sunday nights (no hookups), open acoustic jam Thursday night, live music on the main stage Friday and Saturday.

*SINGLE DAY PASSES NOW AVAILABLE*

Friday Pass: $30 in advance or $35 at the gate
Saturday Pass: $30 in advance or $35 at the gate
2 Day Weekend Pass: $60 in advance or $70 at the gate


Official Hoopee Jam Hotel Rates: The official Hoopee Jam hotel is the Days Inn, 108 Alice Cir, Swainsboro, GA 30401. For the Hoopee Jam rate of $65 per night, please call (478) 237-9099 and ask for the "Hoopee Jam rate". PLEASE NOTE: DO NOT make the reservation online through any website. This flat rate is only available by calling the hotel. Other "discounted" rates obtained through Google searches will be considerably more than $65 upon checkout, so please call the hotel directly to ensure receipt of this rate.

Special Announcement: Third Annual Hoopee Jam is proud to announce that a portion of the proceeds for the 2013 Hoopee Jam will be donated to several local food banks and shelters in Emanuel County. Festival-goers are also encouraged to bring non-perishable food items, blankets and coats to be donated to the shelters and food banks to help us support this worthwhile cause. Donation bins will be clearly marked onsite for all donated items. Thank you!

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Special Announcement: Click here for 2013 Schedule

Click here for Initial 2013 lineup announcement

Comments from HoopeeJam 2010 attendees:

You certainly missed THE ULTIMATE MUSIC FESTIVAL if you missed the Hoopee Jam!! People of all ages and races were there and they all had a wonderful time and made new friends as well as heard some of the best music to be performed in this area EVER!! The Jam will return next year in May.....tell all of your friends and get a group together to attend!!! Camping is free and what an experience it was!!! Best group of people you could ever want to meet!!!Jimmy F.

Click here for more comments from HoopeeJam 2010

Bill Thames photographer/writer extraordinaire eloquently described the 1st Hoopee Jam weekend Click Here and escape back in time to HOOPEE JAM 2009. Bill also shares his digital experience of HOOPEE JAM 2009. Click here to view pictures of the weekend, compliments of Bill.

Directions:

Gates open at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, 2013. There will be an open acoustic jam (no PA) Thursday night. Gates re-open at Noon on Friday, May 3, 2013. Gates open Saturday, May 4, 2013, at 11:00 a.m.

Please do not visit the farm prior to 4:00 P.M. on May 2, 2013 as a family resides at the farm. Please do not use a GPS.
The farm address is not on any system.

 
Please follow these very detailed directions and you will have no problems. Signs will be posted at the first turn off HWY 221 and at every turn thereafter. Safe travels!
   
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Are you coming from North click here
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Are you coming from South click here
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Are you coming from the East click here
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Are you coming from the West click here
 
For a graphic of the roads near the farm click here
 
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