Summer Camp Music Festival Announces First Round Of 2012 Artists


Chillicothe, IL – December 9, 2011 – The first round of artists performing at the Summer Camp Music Festival arrived today. The 12th annual Summer Camp Music Festival will take place May 25 -27, 2012 at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, Illinois.

moe. and Umphrey’s McGee will once again be headlining Summer Camp, anchoring the festival with three nights a piece, as the event  features over 100 bands at 7 stages over the course of four days.

Confirmed performers for Summer Camp Music Festival 2012 include:

Umphrey’s McGee
Bob Weir, Chris Robinson, Jackie Greene Acoustic Trio
Gogol Bordello
Flogging Molly
Victor Wooten
Greensky Bluegrass
Infamous Stringdusters
Hot Buttered Rum
Family Groove Company
DJ Solo
Positive Vibrations
Chicago Farmer
The Giving Tree Band
& many more still to be announced

Not-So-Early Bird Tickets are available now for $160 plus fees – online only at  VIP and RV passes will be made available in early 2012, children ages 6-12 are half price at the gates only and those under 6 are admitted with an adult paid admission.

Summer Camp is known for its spacious, open fields for shows, trademark late-night events, pristine campgrounds and an epic fireworks display – as well as a tight-knit community of music lovers who stay connected online all year long. 

At this time, the event is asking fans to write a letter to Santa explaining why you want Summer Camp tickets for Christmas.  Letters can be videos, poems, songs, dances, pictures, paintings, or something else; the top 10 entries will be selected and put up for a vote on the Summer Camp Facebook page. The winner of contest will receive a Deluxe VIP experience for two to the 2012 Summer Camp Music Festival. Complete details are available at