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Shoe Fest 2016 Happening This Weekend!

Submitted by Groove On Music on Mon, 08/29/2016 - 12:47 pm
Chicago five-piece Old Shoe will host the sixth annual installment of Shoe Fest over Labor Day weekend at Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See in Manteno, IL. The band started the tradition of hosting their fans and musical friends back in 2011 and have grown it into a full on festival that remains true to its roots with a family feeling.
 

Shoe Fest announces lineup additions for 5th Annual

Submitted by Shoe Fest on Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:25 am

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

Shoe Fest 2014 to feature The Wood Brothers

Submitted by Old Shoe on Tue, 05/27/2014 - 2:20 pm

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.

Shoe Fest Announces 2014 Dates

Submitted by Shoe Fest on Sat, 01/04/2014 - 9:17 am

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.

Fan-Fiddle-Tastic! Shoe Fest 2013 | Review & Photos

Submitted by June Reedy on Wed, 10/09/2013 - 11:42 am

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.

Shoe Fest 2013 adds Cornmeal, Drew Emmitt Band and Floodwood

Submitted by Shoe Fest on Sat, 07/20/2013 - 7:22 am

Shoe Fest 2013 will be headlined by Chicago's own Cornmeal. The lineup also features The Drew Emmitt Band of Leftover Salmon, Floodwood with Al Schnier and Vinnie Amico of moe. and Artist at Large Allie Kral. Shoe Fest is in its 3rd year and it will take place on September 6-8, 2013 at Camp Shaw-waw-nas-see in Manteno, IL. There will be two stages of music with an emphasis on roots music.The full festival line up includes some of Chicago's finest bands, The Giving Tree Band, Family Groove Company, Henhouse Prowlers and many more.

Shoe Fest 2013: Third Round Artist Additions

Submitted by Shoe Fest on Fri, 07/05/2013 - 9:40 am

Drew Emmitt of Leftover Salmon will bring The Drew Emmitt Band to Shoe Fest over the weekend of September 6th-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.Floodwood, featuring Al Schnier and Vinnie Amico of moe.

Shoe Fest 2013 Adds Jeff Austin, Giving Tree Band

Submitted by Shoe Fest on Thu, 05/30/2013 - 11:15 am

Jeff Austin will join The Travelin' McCourys for The Bluegrass Ball at Shoe Fest this year. Shoe Fest is a three day outdoor music and camping event, featuring live music performances, which will take place September 6-8, 2013 at Camp Shaw-waw-nas-see in Manteno, IL.The Giving Tree Band, Henhouse Prowlers, This Must Be the Band, Old Shoe and Chicago Farmer will also be joining the Shoe Fest lineup this year.

Shoe Fest 2013: Initial Artist Lineup Announced

Submitted by Shoe Fest on Fri, 04/26/2013 - 11:54 am

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.

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