Shoe Fest announces first round lineup with Sam Bush and Todd Snider

Article Contributed by Groove On Music | Published on Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Shoe Fest is proud to announce the first round lineup for the 9th 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 30-September 1).  Tickets are on sale now with a price increase this Friday, April 19th. Highlights of this year’s initial lineup are multi-Grammy winner and the king of newgrass, Sam Bush and the incomparable singer-songwriter Todd Snider.

Jam packed with events for both adults and kids, Shoe Fest will be loaded with family friendly and kid 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 activities, Shoe Fest once again encourages you to enjoy the amazing surroundings; swim in the creek, dance among the water fall, and enjoy nature walks along the Kankakee State Park.

But as always, it’s all about the music. With 3 stages and campfire corner, your ears will never go hungry.

2019 initial Lineup

 Old Shoe (2 Nights)

Sam Bush Band

Todd Snider

Mr. Blotto

Jon Strickley Trio

The Candymakers

Althea Grace

Kara Cavanaugh

40000 Headmen

Jaik Willis

Arbor Creek

Feed the Dog

Mr. Dave