Most frequently overheard at festivals like Blottopia XII that took place at Vasa Park in South Elgin, Illinois on 7/22-24 2011 is the phrase “I’m with the band.” The Chicagoland superheroes Mr. Blotto headline as they have for the past twelve years.

Blottopia is the Midwest local band festival of longtime loyalists. The heartland paints a portrait of the Fox River, fine accommodations, and family reunions for all ages. This year being the 11th annual, boasts the biggest Blottopia ever. While they did not release official attendance numbers, estimates range from 1500 to 2000 people with weekend passes.

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