ARCHIVES

ARCHIVES

2019

Sat, July 13, and Sun, July 14, 2019 — our 16th year

Headliners: Antibalas, Turkuaz, Sister Sparrow

2018

Sat, July 14, and Sun, July 15, 2018 — our 15th year

Headliners: Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band, Third World, Danielia Cotton, The Suffers

2017

Sat, July 8, and Sun, July 9, 2017 – our 14th year

Headliners: Los Lobos, Ruthie Foster, The Hip Abduction

2016

Sat, July 9, and Sun, July 10, 2016 – our 13th year

Headliners: Railroad Earth, NRBQ, Maya Azucena, Nicole Atkins

Our 2016 YouTube playlist

2015

Sat, July 11, and Sun, July 12, 2015 – our 12th year

Headliners: The Wailers, Rusted Root, Alejandro Escovedo

2014

Sat, July 12, and Sun, July 13, 2014 – our 11th year

Headliners: Puss N Boots, Robert Randolph and Raul Midon

2013

Sat, July 13, and Sun, July 14, 2013 — our 10th year

Headliners: Joan Osbourne, Brother Joscephus and the Love Revolution and The Iguanas

2012

Sat, July 7, and Sun, July 8, 2012 – our 9th year

Headliners: Shemekia Copeland, James Maddock, Ollabelle and Panjea

2011

Sat, July 9, and Sun, July 10, 2011 – our 8th year

Headliners: The Smithereens, Raul Malo, The Revelations, Alexander Kariotis, Seth Walker, Rich Pagano

Our 2011 YouTube playlist

2010

Sat, July 10, and Sun, July 11, 2010 – our 7th year

Headliners: Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, Steve Forbert and Maya Azucena

Our 2010 YouTube playlist

2009

  • Saturday, July 11, and Sunday, July 12 — year 6
  • Staging still park’s wooden staging
  • Headliners:  Jonathan Edwards, The THE BAND Band, and Marshall Crenshaw
  • Our 2009 YouTube playlist

2008

  • Saturday, July 12, and Sunday, July 13 — year 5
  • Event now a two-day event going forward
  • Stage was still the ad hoc plywood staging left in the park
  • Our first paid headliner act:  Aztec Two-Step
  • Maplewoodstock social media channels launched (e.g., Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Flickr, etc.)
  • Our 2008 YouTube playlist

2007

  • Saturday, July 14, noon to 11 pm, and Sunday, July 15, 1 pm to 8 pm — year 4
  • This was the first year the event moved to two days
  • The stage the ad hoc plywood staging left in the park
  • Our 2007 YouTube playlist

2006 (Year 3):

  • Saturday, July 8, 2006
  • One day event and no paid headliner bands
  • Stage was ad hoc plywood staging that was in the park for a few years
  • Here is a video showing our sparsely attended event  — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qMCreRvNBWY

2005 (Year 2):

  • After a year 1 Sunday event, we moved it to a Saturday
  • Stage was the park’s wooden staging
  • Our 2005 YouTube playlist (look how young we were!)

2004 (Year 1):

  • Sunday, July 11, 1 pm to 9 pm
  • Held one day (on a Sunday)
  • Stage was the Essex County portable stage
  • Just a bunch of local musician pulled together amplifiers, drum kits, a PA system, and a rented stage (courtesy of James Buchanan in the Maplewood Rec Department) to put on a show (Little Rascals Style)
  • Someone (James?) came up with the moniker “Maplewoodstock”