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Shoe Fest is proud to announce the lineup for the 8th annual festival.  Shoe Fest will once again be held at the beautiful and scenic Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See in Manteno, IL (less than 1 hour south of Chicago), Labor Day weekend (August 31-September 2).  Tickets are on sale now!

Translators of iconic music as well as innovative original material, Chicago’s Old Shoe, brings a classic live album back to life. With their good pal and very talented singer/songwriter on board, Chicago Farmer will accompany Old Shoe with his soulful renditions of Bob Dylan tunes. Both artists will pay homage to 1989’s Dylan & the Dead, a collaborative live album which was recorded while on a successful stadium tour of the same name in 1987.

Old Shoe is excited to announce that the long awaited follow up to the band’s 2013 release, Family, is finally here. Country Home features 13 all-original tracks. In a search to find their own Country Home, the album was written over the course of the last couple years with a good portion of the tunes being written in Oneida County, WI at a country home. The album was recorded at the same studio as their earlier release Family, I.V. Labs Studio in Chicago and is engineered, mixed, and co-produced by Chris Harden.

Old Shoe is excited to announce that the long awaited follow up to the band’s 2013 release, Family, is finally here. Country Home features 13 all-original tracks. In a search to find their own Country Home, the album was written over the course of the last couple years with a good portion of the tunes being written in Oneida County, WI at a country home. The album was recorded at the same studio as their earlier release Family, I.V. Labs Studio in Chicago and is engineered, mixed, and co-produced by Chris Harden.

Shoe Fest is proud to announce the lineup for the 5th annual festival.  Shoe Fest will once again be held at the beautiful and scenic Camp Shaw Waw Nas See in Manteno, IL (less than 1 hour south of Chicago), Labor Day weekend (September 4, 5 & 6).  Jam packed with events for both adults and kids, Shoe Fest will be loaded with family friendly and kids activities, special music sets for the kids, family camping and more – so bring the kids along or take them to Grandma’s and set out on your own, there is something for everyone!  In addition to the great music and activ

The third installment of regional jamband Old Shoe's winter festival will move to the Mayne Stage in Chicago's Rogers Park neighborhood on February 7th.

National touring bluegrass act The Rumpke Mountain Boys from Cincinnati will join Old Shoe. The bill is rounded out by local favorites Mr Blotto and Chicago newcomers Miles Over Mountains.

Today Shoe Fest is releasing the second phase of the lineup for the 2014 edition of the festival. Featuring two nights of host band Old Shoe, the star studded line up will also feature The Wood Brothers, Split Lip Rayfield, Henhouse Prowlers and plenty more.Shoe Fest is a 3 day music and camping festival held at Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See in Manteno, IL over Labor Day weekend. Shoe Fest began in 2011 and continues to grow each year.

Colorado sure does got it going on these days.  The current recreational economy boom has grown green.  Their blue & orange football team lasted longer than da Bears this season.  But believe it or not, Chicago does have something incredibly valuable to offer Colorado.

The fourth installment of Shoe Fest will be held on Labor Day weekend. The festival offers three days of music, camping and fun at the magical Camp Shaw-waw-nas-see in Manteno, IL, just 1 hour from downtown Chicago. Shoe Fest will showcase a diverse range of organic music on two stages with non-opposing schedules on August 29-31, 2014.Camp Shaw-waw-nas-see is a 100-acre campground highlighted by a gorge cut by Rock Creek and old growth forest. Shoe Fest is a family friendly event, admission is free for kids 13 and under.

Santa came early this year.  I must have been a good girl because Sept 6-9 2013, everything I asked for was left under the trees at Shoe Fest.  I had a taste of Nederland CO here at Camp Shaw in Manteno IL.   I saw some of the best dub stop music all weekend long.

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