Phases Of The Moon Music & Art Festival Announces Initial Lineup

Article Contributed by All Eyes Media | Published on Tuesday, January 28, 2014

The inaugural Phases Of The Moon Music + Art Festival is set to take place September 11-14 at the beautiful 3000 acre Kennekuk Country Park just outside Danville, IL. Phases Of The Moon is proud to announce Phase I of artists scheduled to perform at the first annual event. Artists include: Widespread Panic (two nights), Tedeschi Trucks Band, Gov’t Mule, Leon Russell, Galactic, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Jackie Greene Band, Anders Osborne, Leftover Salmon with Bill Payne of Little Feat, Dumpstaphunk, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, JJ Grey & Mofro, Monophonics, The Revivalists, Soulive, Tea Leaf Green, Rumpke Mountain Boys, Matt Schofield, James Jones Trio and Artist-In-Residence David Gans. To stay on top of all upcoming artist announcements, go to Of The Moon is a four-day music, arts and camping event thoughtfully tailored to provide a unique festival experience. Phases Of The Moon boasts four outdoor stages: two main stages that alternate following each set and two smaller stages. Along with amazing music, attendees will have access to farm-to-table food, craft beer, a farmer’s market and a mall of diverse craft vendors featuring and array of original items. POTM is an all-inclusive event that includes The Crescent Moon Kids Area set up for families featuring fun and creative activities for children.Phases Of The Moon has put a strong emphasis on art.  Large interactive sculptures, live art, and works from renowned national and local artists will be on display. A variety of performance artists will be roving through the crowds performing and connecting with the new Phaser family.Phases Of The Moon will provide fun, informative and thoughtful ways to spend the weekend when you are not listening to you favorite music. The Non-Profits Participation Row will feature local and national organizations, including food drives, greening initiatives and workshops ranging from music to art to sustainability.One of the major factors that set Phases Of The Moon apart from the multitude of music festivals is the stunning setting. Kennekuk Country Park boasts several miles of hiking trails, scenic ponds, streams, wide-open spaces, lush canopies of trees, a historic collection of turn-of-the-century buildings and the 170-acre Lake Mingo. The park is located within a short drive from a number of major metropolitan areas – 2.5hrs from Chicago, 1.5hrs from Indianapolis, less than 1hr from Champaign, and about 3.5hrs from St. Louis.