Chillicothe, IL – January 20, 2012 – The second round of artists performing at the 12th annual Summer Camp Music Festival, held May 25 -27 at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, Illinois, were made public today.
Additions to the multi-day festival lineup include national touring acts Pretty Lights, Gov’t Mule, Tedeschi Trucks Band, G. Love & Special Sauce as well as the second-ever performance of ‘Gigantic Underground Conspiracy ‘ which features members of Big Gigantic, The Disco Biscuits and Conspirator.
moe. and Umphrey’s McGee anchor the event with three nights a piece, as the event features over 100 bands at 7 stages over the course of four days.
Newly confirmed performers for Summer Camp Music Festival 2012 include:
Tedeschi Trucks Band
G. Love & Special Sauce
Gigantic Underground Conspiracy (Featuring members of Big Gigantic, the Disco Biscuits and Conspirator)
Shpongle presents The Masquerade
Fareed Haque & MathGames
The Car Thief
These new additions join an already stacked lineup of previously announced artists including moe., Umphrey’s McGee, Primus, Bob Weir – Chris Robinson – Jackie Greene Acoustic Trio, Gogol Bordello, Ozomatli, Cornmeal, Victor Wooten, Greensky Bluegrass, Infamous Stringdusters, Hot Buttered Rum,Family Groove Company, DJ Solo, Positive Vibrations, Chicago Farmer, Spankalicious, The Giving Tree Band, Brainchild & many more still to be announced.
To give hard-working bands a shot at performing the Summer Camp Music Festival, the event has announced its ‘On the Road Tour’. Stopping in 15 cities from Colorado to Ohio, the tour will select the band in each market with the most audience votes to receive a slot at the 2012 Summer Camp Festival. Interested performers can find complete details and apply to perform at an On the Road Tour stop online at http://www.sonicbids.com/summercampontheroad.
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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.
As an additional way for the festival community to stay connected, the festival is offering a variety of engaging promotions, including the Summer Camp Counselor Program. Fans are encouraged to submit an online application with their own original content to receive rewards including VIP camping, two tickets to the festival, two all access backstage passes, a private acoustic show at your campsite, interviews with Summer Camp artists, a Flip video camera to record the experience and so much more. Complete details are available at www.summercampfestival.com/community
Not-So-Early Bird Tickets are available now for $160 plus fees – online only at www.summercampfestival.com. 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.