Suwannee Springfest 2013 | Review & Photos

Suwannee Springfest 2013 was a rainy, thundery affair, but it still exceeded expectations for a supreme gathering of musical talent and a raucous good time. And hey, though it was rainy, as in torrential downpours with heart pounding thunder and lightning, the show went on (a damn good show) without much of a hitch.

Jeff Austin to sit in with Cornmeal for Thanksgiving Show!

Cornmeal is happy to announce a very special guest for their Annual Hometown Thanksgiving show on 11/23 at The Vic Theatre.  Joining the band for the Chicago festivities will be none other than Jeff Austin of Yonder Mountain String Band.

Summer Camp Music Festival Announces 1st Round of 2012 Artists

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.

Cornmeal Announces 2011/2012 New Years Plans

Cornmeal announcing today New Years plans. For year 2 Cornmeal will be staying local and playing at Durty Nellies in Palatine, IL.  this year they will be joined by special guests The Giving Tree Band.

Cornmeal | Fox Theater | Boulder, CO | 11/18/2011

With so many bluegrass offshoot outfits actively touring in the States, sometimes it’s hard to decide whose show to go to on a Friday night. Especially in the bluegrass supported state of Colorado, where fans cannot get enough of its dance-ability and energetic tempo, its one of the most popular options for the live concert-going scene. While longer existing outfits have the option at playing large seated venues, most fans seem to come to dance.

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Magnolia Festival: We can rediscover the wonders of nature, down by the (Suwannee) riverside..

This year’s Magnolia Festival was characterized by the usual wonderful blend of bluegrass, reggae and families and by unusually cold night- time temperatures.  Hovering above freezing at night, the mountain music sounded just right in the cool mountain air of the Florida “hills”.  As I sit in tank top and shorts in eighty degrees of Florida sunshine to write this, frozen fingers, frozen breath, the warmth of the fire and being bundled up from

MiddleWest Fest | 2011 | DeKalb, Illinois

MiddleWest Fest 2011 is Northern Illinois’ annual celebration of music & the arts.  September 9th and 10th employed the town plaza for an arts & craft market and also Sunday was an organized sidewalk sale. This being the second year, word is getting out that this is a good way to enjoy Northern Illinois and meet the new school populace as classes are in full swing.

Middlewest Fest Announces 2011 Lineup

Following last year's wildly successful festival event, the folks at DeKalb, Illinois' Middlewest Fest have announced the lineup for their 2011 edition, taking place on September 9th and 10th at multiple venues throughout the city of DeKalb.

Summer Camp 2011 | Review and Photos

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 her