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Summer Camp 2011: A marriage of creativity & comfort, clouds, condensation, & climate confusion

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

Cornmeal & The Giving Tree Band | Chicago, IL

Cornmeal and The Giving Tree Band have a lot in common.  They're both from Chicago, both play bluegrass/folk music, and both even have a set of brothers in the band.  When I asked Wavy Dave Burlingame of Cornmeal what he thought of the greenest band in

Winterfest on the Mountain | Nederland, CO | 2011 | Review

The second annual Winterfest on the Mountain music festival in Nederland, Colorado showcased an eclectic line-up of some of the hottest Colorado musicians and top-notch out-of-towners alike.

High Energy Bluegrass to Ring in the New Year

In a rare New Year’s Eve performance, Cornmeal took the stage at Durty Nellie’s in Palatine, IL on 12/31/2010.  Born and raised in the area, the hometown crowd embraced the progressive jamgrass bluegrass five piece band that cranked out some covers and beloved originals. 

Cornmeal Brings Heat to Fire Benefit After-party

There was a buzz in the air of Boulder Colorado, October 9, 2010.  On the cool fall Saturday night, people were celebrating life, friendship, and the end of a very destructive fire that burned outside of Boulder early last month. Lasting nearly a week, the Boulder Fourmile Canyon fire was the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history; destroying 169 homes, and scorching nearly 8000 acres of land.

Hoxeyville Music Festival 2010 | Review & Photos

“Get Lost in the Great North Woods” is the perfect way to describe Hoxeyville Music Festival.  The 8th annual festival was held in the Manistee National Forest in Northern Michigan.  Each year Hoxeyville has grown and improved this year followed suit and featured a bigger and better lineup than ever before, cleaner and more organized festival grounds, and the largest crowd to date at around 4,000 people.  One of the greatest things about Hoxeyville is the family atmosphere, whether it was a grandparent and grandchild watching a mid-day set, lon

10th Annual Summer Camp Music Festival

Attention please…  The 10th annual Summer Camp Music Festival took place as it has for the past decade in Chillicothe IL May 28th – 30 2010.  Where is Chillicothe, you may ask?  It’s just over 3 hours from the city of Chicago.

Cornmeal | Live in Chicago, Vol. 1 | Review

About 6 years ago I had a weekly ritual, a tradition, a privilege, a party I attended.  Every Wednesday night I would head on down to Halsted St.

Cornmeal Halloween Bash | Review

Cornmeal returned to the Canopy Club in Urbana, Illinois for their second straight Halloween performance.  This year they brought along special guests The Bridge and Zmick.