Summer Camp Music Festival

Pulling into Summer Camp for my first time I couldn’t help but feel a bit apprehensive. Everything I’ve read or seen on the web says “It’s an amazing fest… as long as it doesn’t rain“ Yet, here I was, pulling up to the gate on Friday morning after 3 solid days of precipitation. Stepping out of my jeep into the parking lot I immediately sunk into the mud up to my ankles and thought to myself “Welp, I guess it’s time to get dirty!” 

Cabin fever is revived and revved up to an 11. This summer is finally showing itself, both societally and weather permitting. Let’s kick it off on Memorial Day weekend and see some music! My app is downloaded, I’ve scribbled down which sets I want to go to, and now comparing notes with friends, I still can’t decide which is my best option. It’s all posted online because it is time for Summer Camp 2022! It’s Sunshine, Moonshine, Soulshine, and Starshine stages to rage your face off.

For their third round of artist announcements, Summer Camp Music Festival welcomes Big Gigantic, SNBRN, returning fan favorite DJ Paul (Three Six Mafia), Magic City Hippies, and a slew of other great artists set to perform this Memorial Day Weekend.

Summer Camp Music Festival is proud to present the Sunday 1-Day lineup for the annual Memorial Day Weekend. Joining the traditional Sunday sets from both host bands moe. and Umphrey’s McGee will be performances from headliners Smashing Pumpkins, Little Feat (performing Waiting For Columbus), Liquid Stranger, Big Wild, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony & so many more! With this announcement comes the release of Sunday 1-Day GA tickets.

Summer Camp Music Festival has announced additional headliners for the 2022 Memorial Day Weekend festival, adding even more diversity and anticipation to the already impressive lineup. Genre-defying duo Zeds Dead and jamtronica pioneers STS9 join previously announced headliners Smashing Pumpkins, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Little Feat (performing Waiting For Columbus), NGHTMRE, Liquid Stranger, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony & Big Wild.

Summer Camp Music Festival organizers announced the first round of artists confirmed to perform at the festival, which is returning to Memorial Day Weekend in 2022. These artists join previously announced headliners Smashing Pumpkins, Little Feat (performing their classic album, Waiting For Columbus) and Liquid Stranger, who were revealed last week in anticipation for this full Round 1 announcement. Founded two decades ago by Jay Goldberg Events and Entertainment, the annual festival has hosted countless musicians spanning every genre. This year is no different with the following acts: moe.

Summer Camp Music Festival recently announced its return to Memorial Day Weekend 2022 (May 27-29), with the Pre-Party taking place on Thursday, May 26th. Today, event organizers revealed the first headlining artist set to join host bands moe. & Umphrey’s McGee in 2022. Summer Camp is thrilled to welcome The Smashing Pumpkins to central Illinois for the first time in 15 years!

Summer Camp: On The Road brings the magic of Summer Camp Music Festival to Boulder. Come out to support your scene as they compete for a spot on the #SCamp22 lineup and you'll be automatically entered in to win a 3-Day GA Pass to Summer Camp 2022!

Artists who would like to submit to enter can do so here:


I was a real nowhere lass, sitting on my nowhere ass, making all my nowhere plans for nobody. Memorial Day weekend is supposed to be spent at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, IL for Summer Camp Music Festival. Two years without my big blowout weekend left me a real blind bat. I had feared when they announced an August attempt, would it even happen? Would it be safe? Would it be the same? I was unperceptive to what I used to consider my thing, my scene, festivals were my jam.

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