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SamJam is open to all ages, however guests will need photo ID to prove legal age for purchase of alcoholic beverages.
Noon-10:00 p.m.


A purchased admission fee is required of all guests and wristbands will be issued at the entrance gate.



Each band will perform two sets with breaks. The order of performance is shown on the Lineup page.



Plenty of grass parking areas will be available and within a short walk to the performance area.



Tickets will be available at the gate on the day of the event.



Tickets will be available for purchase at the entrance to the event.



Each guest will be provided a wristband at the gate, noting their paid admission and approval to purchase alcoholic beverages. Guests may leave and return if they do not remove the wristband.



SamJam is for everyone's enjoyment. Guests who are disruptive or inconsiderate of other guests will be asked to leave. Violators will be escorted from the grounds if necessary.



Alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase and guest are not allowed to bring coolers or alcohol to the event. Guests will need to provide a photo ID to prove they are of legal age to obtain a wristband and purchase. Guests may not purchase alcohol for anyone under the age of 21. Violators will be asked to leave the event.



SamJam will be held rain or shine and guests should plan accordingly. Consider hats, umbrellas, or pop-up tents for shade (there will be a designated area for pop tents, with no side walls). No refunds will be issued due to weather.



Please feel free to bring any items that will make your day more comfortable: your favorite lawn chair, umbrellas, a jacket or blanket if it's a chilly day, etc. The festival will allow pop-up tents (without side walls) in a designated area.



There will be beer, wine, soft drinks, water, and food available for purchase at this event. All outside food, beverages, coolers, containers of any kind are prohibited. Guests with these items will not be allowed into the festival.



Free primitive campsites will be available on the festival grounds, and campfires will not be allowed. Camper hookups (electric and water) are available for $20. Modern restrooms are available. Guests looking for other local camping opportunities can check at Lake Carlinville and Beaver Dam State Park, both located near Carlinville.



Looking for a motel room? Check out the Carlin-Villa Motel in Carlinville. Nice rooms, inexpensive and not too far from SamJam! 

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