Summer Camp Music Festival

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Ah, the fresh smell of spring. The bird songs are swirling, people are smiling, and the sweet sounds of music fills the damp air. This time of year is special for a multitude of reasons, however for many concert-goers this time of year means one crucial thing, music festivals are upon us. The festival scene have grown exponentially in the last five years, many starting as underground gatherings that have since blossomed into extravagant music and arts communities, drawing hundreds of thousands of fans from across the globe.

Memorial Day weekend always produces a number of different and distinct music festivals across the country, however one Midwest festival in particular has proved for countless years that they know how to throw a unique concert experience complete with a diverse music selection, an enthusiastic and experienced crowd, and a little help from the weather gods. This year’s annual Summer Camp Music Festival was one for the ages, providing fans with an unforgettable experience that won’t be outdone anytime soon.

Blending a unique variety of roots reggae, rock n’ roll, and electronic dub, Minneapolis-based trio Jon Wayne and The Pain brought their signature “Reggae-Tronic Dub” sound to the beautiful grounds of Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, Illinois this past weekend for an unforgettable performance at the annual Summer Camp Music Festival.

After a particularly grueling winter, festivalgoers around the country are dreaming of their summer getaways and for many music fans, this means a breathtaking weekend at Summer Camp Music Festival 2014. What started as roughly a 1,000 person gathering has blossomed into a 7-stage, 15,000 person event that stands as one of the Midwest’s premier festivals today.

This past Memorial Day weekend marked the 13th anniversary of Summer Camp Music Festival, and annual event that takes place at the celebrated Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, Illinois. Since the festival’s beginning in 2001, it has grown rapidly into a bona fide heavy-hitter event by delivering major artists of multiple genres year after year.

Wick-it the Instigator will be hitting some of the hottest festivals in the US and Canada this summer including Sonic Bloom on June 14th.  His set is scheduled for 6:30 on Sunday at the Campfire Stage.  After a number of sold out club shows, the multi-genre DJ and producer will bring his infamous big beats and huge drops to an eclectic mix of festivals including Austin City Limits Festival, Summer Camp, Wakarusa, Camp Bisco, Bounce Fest and Summerset.

Don’t miss BIG GIGANTIC and STS9 headlining this year’s SUMMER CAMP MUSIC FESTIVAL in CHILLICOTHE this FRIDAY, MAY 24 and SATURDAY, MAY 25. See below for their performance times and stages.BIG GIGANTIC will be making the rounds on the U.S. festival circuit again this summer as they continue to support their latest album, NOCTURNAL.

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.

Coming off their biggest year yet, the NYC-based rock/fusion band TAUK announces today they will make their triumphant return to the Summer Camp Music Festival lineup. The 13th annual festival will take place on Memorial Day Weekend, Mar 24-26, 2013 in Chillicothe, Illinois. Thrilled to join such an incredible lineup, TAUK's bassist Charlie Dolan commented, "Were pumped to make it back to Summer Camp this year!