Shoe Fest 2013: Initial Artist Lineup Announced

The Travelin' McCourys will bring the Bluegrass Ball to Shoe Fest 2013 over the weekend of September 6-8th. Shoe Fest is a three day outdoor music and camping event featuring live music performances which will take place at Camp Shaw-waw-nas-see in Manteno, IL.

This year's installment of the midwest festival will feature bluegrass legends, The Travelin' McCourys, and witness the return of the Ben Miller Band, Ed Anderson, Jaik Willis and more. Additional acts Magic Box, Tyrannosaurus Chicken, E.G.I., Grood, Honest Monday, Pete Jive and Under the Willow fill out the first round of announcements. From bluegrass to jazz and roots to funk, Shoe Fest will showcase a diverse range of organic music on two stages with non-opposing schedules. The festival lineup can be viewed at

Camp Shaw-waw-nas-see provides an exciting home for Shoe Fest. The 100-acre campground is highlighted by a gorge cut by Rock Creek. The grounds feature old growth forest, arts & crafts centers and zip lines. 

Artist Lineup:

The Bluegrass Ball with The Travelin' McCourys and more
Ben Miller Band
Magic Box
Ed Anderson
Jaik Willis
Tyrannosaurus Chicken
Honest Monday
Pete Jive
Under The Willow

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