Shoe Fest 2012 Sets Schedule

The schedule for Shoe Fest 2012 is now online. Shoe Fest is a three day outdoor music camping event being held on September 7-9, 2012. The secluded Camp Shaw-waw-nas-see in Manteno, IL, just 50 miles south of Chicago, will host the festival in its second year.

Musical highlights include Family Groove Company and festival hosts, Old Shoe, on Friday night, headliner Keller & the Keels along with Strange Arrangement and Ben Miller Band on Saturday night, and Elephant Revival and the Giving Tree Band on Sunday. Attendees can view the full schedule of all 34 bands at the festival’s website and Facebook page.

In addition to a weekend packed full of great music, Shoe Fest’s new location of Camp Shaw-waw-nas-see offers some of the most pristine natural beauty in Illinois. The crystal clear Rock Creek with fishing and waterfalls, 100 acres of pine and oak forest, hiking trails, zip lines and arts & crafts centers are just a few of Camp Shaw’s amenities. The festival will also feature on-site activities throughout the weekend, including:

  • Music Performance Workshops

  • Wellness Workshop with Kali

  • Hula Hoop Workshop with Circular Energy Hoops

  • Kung Fu Training

  • Performances by Fire Technicians

3-day passes are currently on sale for $70 and are available through the festival's website, http://www.shoe-fest.com. Shoe Fest is a family friendly event; admission is free for kids 13 and under.