Recently Summer Camp Music Festival has announced their first round of artists taking the stage for 2016. Musical performances include; 3 days of Moe, 3 days Umphrey’s Mcgee, Thievery Corporation, STS9, Lettuce, Shiba San, and many more. Summer Camp is located at Three Sister’s Park in Chillicothe, IL and held annually on Memorial Day weekend of May 27, 28, and the 29th. Although the early bird special has been sold out; there are many chances to snag tickets in time to attend this life changing 3 day music festival.
Summer Camp is well known for its wide array of musical acts from many ground breaking jam bands to the most epic DJs; mixing raw music into the ever changing electronic age. Seven stages are sprawled out from one end of the camp to the next; each offering their own unique musical interpretations. But no matter what scene you find yourself in; its guaranteed to invite you into the fun.
Upon entry you will notice a forest to your immediate left where festival goes have set up camp. Here you can make yourself right at home within the endless tents adorned with colorful bohemian tapestry. The forest mirrors a working city within a city and upon nightfall it transforms into a whole new world when it is lit in neon from tree to tree. The walk ways fill with attendees sporting dreads and paisley printed harem pants as the faint sounds of gypsy belts jingle throughout the festival. Scampers are free to explore and make their way through the grounds discovering that each and every festie goer has something to offer the making of this great fest.
Vendors set up shop with all sorts of gear imaginable such as hats, shirts, booty shorts, hoodies and along with a defining wave of geometric art. The most amazing part about these vendors is that they are all small ran businesses that were born from the creators of their art itself.
The camp ground of course also offers shops that include the absolute essentials such as; sunscreen, deodorant, aspirin, any first aid (if needed), merchandise, and more. They also have many delicious food vendors and best of all beer.
Other than music, Summer Camp will also be holding kid friendly activities, nonprofit outreach, art shows, greening and humanities education, musician workshops, and friendly competitions of field day activities.
With over 100+ bands playing on seven stages; Summer Camp Music Festival is a must for any music lover. The breath taking stage set ups, scenery, and the friendly companionship of your fellow “Scampers” will virtually teleport you into the center of this transformational music.
For more information about line up and tickets please visit their website, Summer Camp Music Festival