So Summer Camp released its initial round of artists for 2017, and it is quite the doozy. One of the main draws of the festival is that there’s always something for everyone, whether you’re into intense, sprawling psychedelic jams, blisteringly fast bluegrass, cutting edge hip hop, laid-back folk, acid jazz, roots reggae, or futuristic electronic brain-benders.
The Midwest is some of the most fertile ground in the country for musicians to get their start. Every day there are new acts brimming with talent that end up touring the country and growing their fan base while honing their skills and bringing Midwest music to those who otherwise might never hear it.
Summer Camp Music Festival 2017
Announcing 2017 Dates and Location
Jay Goldberg Events and Entertainment is proud to present the 17th annual Summer Camp Music Festival at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, IL on May 26, 27, and 28, 2017.
As an absolutely exhausting 2016 comes to a close and winter sinks its claws in for the long haul, music is one of the best remedies for the oppressive darkness and cold of the coming few months. I’ve been delving deep into the murky corners of absurd music lately, and I’ve found some real gems that will keep me motivated throughout the harsh months ahead.
Funk music is some of the most entertaining stuff out there. Brash and boisterous, it always gets you up out of your seat and grooving. Add in a dash of psychedelia and you have my full attention! Now that I’ve set the scene, let’s talk about Lettuce’s new EP, Mt. Crushmore.
Moonalice has existed on the periphery of my musical world for some time now. They first popped up on my Facebook feed with their excellent allusions to “Moonalice legend”, usually followed by a picture of an adorable baby owl or something similar.
October 22 House Concert Will Benefit Haiti Relief Efforts
(Urbana, IL) October 12, 2016-“We have some great artists scheduled to perform and a very worthy cause to support,” says John McNally describing the Conscious House Concert which will be held on October 22 at the Ananda Liina Yoga Center in Northeast Urbana.
The Canopy Club lit up on Saturday night for Nashville-based space rockers Moon Taxi. Their spindly dual guitars, squishy organ, and the soaring voice of lead vocalist Trevor Terndrup all swirled into a blissful concoction of southern-inflected prog-jam with dashes of sparkly indie music thrown in for good measure.