Spring is right around the corner and for many excited festival attendees the anticipation is building for the annual Summer Camp Music Festival, held at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, Illinois. Since 2001, Summer Camp has consistently brought some of the largest acts in jam, electronic, bluegrass, hip-hop, and many other genres, and this year is no exception.
Everyone was excited about this show in the big arena. It was the pinnacle of the Inferno. I was most excited about the space that the 1st Bank Center provides for the fans. Most require a lot of dancing room at Disco Biscuit shows. This would allow us to dance, see the lights at a wider scope, and also mingle with everyone including those who were not able to attend the other shows.
In its first two years, the Colorado-based SnowBall Music Festival established a reputation as one of America's most unique and exciting events. A music festival and ski/snowboard weekend rolled into one, SnowBall is the ultimate winter getaway for music fans, tastemakers and adventure-seekers, who'll converge on the majestic mountain paradise of Winter Park, Colorado on March 8-10, 2013 to absorb SnowBall's visionary marriage of music and mountains.
BIG GIGANTIC shows no signs of slowing down in 2013. As the electronic duo wrap their current “Uprising Tour” this weekend with a sold-out show in Athens, GA, saxophonist/producer DOMINIC LALLI and drummer JEREMY SALKEN have just announced the dates for their 2013 headlining winter tour.
Dynamic. Electrifying. Compelling. These are just a few of the words that have been used to describe BIG GIGANTIC and their powerful live sets at some of the top U.S. festivals this summer.And now the Boulder, CO-based electronic act---saxophonist/producer Dominic Lalli and drummer Jeremy Salken--is set to bring their breakthrough sound of DJ-based music with live instruments to over 45 cities throughout North America this fall.
The Bear Creek music festival at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park was a fun filled sensual delight from the tingling chill of a Friday night freeze, the warmth of the campfire, fuzzy bear costumes all around, campfire smoke whimsically dancing through the air, laser light spectacles such as green naked lady outlines surfing through the trees, and did I mention the music? Destination Funkytown. Houston, we have landed. Bear Creek kept us movn and groonvn all night long.
The Chicagoland weather forecast for Summer Camp 2011 included the infamous 50% chance of rain and sunny skies all weekend long. What we found were marriages of rain and shine, glamour and gladiator, nature and music all tied together interconnected. If you buy into numerology, the answer is in the numbers here folks. Last year we brought attention to the
Promoters announce today the addition of Colorado’s Big Gigantic to the artist lineup for the Purple Hatters Ball held at Live Oak, FL’s Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park. An annual event celebrating the life of Rachel Morningstar Hoffman, the 2011 festival will take place May 13-15 and will feature Emancipator, Russell Batiste Band, DubConscious, Papadosio and more. Look for a charity silent auction at the festival. All attendees are invited to wear a purple hat throughout the weekend.
Gathering of the Vibes, the Northeast's premier summer music festival, announces initial lineup including: FURTHUR featuring Phil Lesh and Bob Weir, Jane's Addiction, Elvis Costello & The Imposters, moe., The Levon Helm Band, John Butler Trio, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Dr.
Electric Avenue Music and Arts Festival has just announced a Late Night All Star Jam featuring Kyle Hollingsworth and Michael Kang of SCI along with Speech of Arrested Development, Dominic Lalli of Big Gigantic and many others from this historic downtown event (Additional $15).