Ypsilanti Jamboree successful in first year

From left to right, Dick Siegel, Daisy May and Seth Bernard perform at the inaugural Ypsilanti Jamboree held last weekend at Riverfront Park.

Labor Day Weekend may not have been the best weekend to have an outdoor music festival, but organizers of The Jamboree in Ypsilanti said the event was “first-class.”

“I don’t think anyone expected the level of festival they received,” Festival Director Donald Sicheneder said. “I really believe everyone had a great time and nobody left disappointed.”

Approximately 1,500 people were in attendance at The Jamboree, held Friday and Saturday in Riverside Park. More than 20 regional acts — highlighting bluegrass, roots, Americana and more — graced the two stages set up in the park while people relaxed on blankets and in chairs and kids ran around the park dancing to the music.

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