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Date(s) - 05/26/2023 - 05/28/2023
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May 26-28 in Chillicothe, IL

CHILLICOTHE, IL – Summer Camp Music Festival has announced the addition of artists to their annual event happening this
upcoming Memorial Day Weekend, including the metal legends Mastodon, high-energy rock band Badflower, singer/songwriter
Bella White, and collaborative groups BlueStar Radiation (members of moe. & Lotus), and Death Kings (members of Umphrey’s
McGee, Aqueous, and Turkuaz). Performers at this year’s festival represent a range of sounds that Summer Camp Music Festival has
curated ranging from Electronic, Jam, Rock, Alternative, Bluegrass & more with headlining acts Willie Nelson & Family, Excision,
Vulfpeck, Goose, Ganja White Night, Les Claypool, Mastodon, The Disco Biscuits, and long-time host bands moe. & Umphrey’s


Tickets On Sale Now!
A variety of ticketing options are on sale now, including 3-Day GA Passes, Volunteer Deposits, Thursday Pre-Party Passes,
VIP Upgrades, & RV / Car Camping Spots. For more info visit
VIP Upgrades
Treat yourself to a weekend with a variety of VIP amenities ranging from exclusive performances in the Red Barn & VIP
Lounge, preferred viewing areas at both main stages, entry to the festival on Thursday, dedicated VIP camping areas, unique
drink specials, private air-conditioned bathrooms and showers, VIP posters, and priority parking. There’s many reasons to
elevate your experience and secure a VIP Upgrade. *Must have a 3-Day GA Pass to enter the festival, VIP Upgrades are an add-on.
The Illumination Woods
The Illumination Woods make their return to Summer Camp this upcoming Memorial Day Weekend. The Illumination Woods
offer an experiential art area featuring many art installations, multiple music stages, and a unique experience to all who attend
the festival. As day turns to night, the Illumination Woods evolve into a psychedelic wonderland for all to enjoy.
The Soulshine Experience
At Summer Camp, there’s plenty of opportunities to make a difference and get involved in more than the music. The Soulshine
Experience is a space for collective consciousness. Summer Camp invites you to increase your social and environmental
awareness by exploring everything The Soulshine Experience has to offer including activities, workshops, live art, and more
throughout the weekend. More information can be found at
Multiple applications to get involved in the Soulshine Experience at Summer Camp are now live:
Soulshine Workshop Application –

Workshop Application

Nonprofit Application –
Live Art Gallery Application –
SOULPATCH Collaborators / Garden Hosts / Workshops –


Volunteer At Summer Camp
Ever thought about getting more involved with the festival? Volunteers are a huge part of Summer Camp’s success year after
year. For more info please visit:
Field Day
Field Day is the annual color war at Summer Camp Music Festival where the Red, Yellow, Blue and Purple teams battle it out
over tug-o-war, giant twister, dodge ball, an eating contest, and more on Saturday afternoon during the festival. The Field Day
Champions win a celebratory Victory Party at the festival and their team is inscribed on the Summer Camp Cup trophy.
Apply Today at

About Summer Camp
Summer Camp Music Festival features a range of artists and performances across multiple stages including 3 days of moe. and 3 days of Umphrey’s McGee. On
top of all the live music, festival goers have access to on-site camping, late night shows, musician workshops, a non-profit village, unique arts & craft vendors
and tons of great food and beer.
Summer Camp Music Festival started in 2001. Since its beginning, Summer Camp has been known for its spacious, open fields for shows, trademark late-night
events, pristine campgrounds, and amazing lineup of eclectic artists and bands. 2023 will mark the 22nd anniversary of the festival which has hosted a wide
array of talent over the years, including: Umphrey’s McGee, moe., Trey Anastasio Band, Primus, Tom Petty’s Mudcrutch, Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Band,
The Smashing Pumpkins, Zac Brown Band, Steve Miller Band, Big Grizmatik, Jane’s Addiction, The Roots, Widespread Panic, The Flaming Lips, Cypress Hill,
Willie Nelson, STS9, Jason Isbell, Pretty Lights, The Avett Brothers, Excision, George Clinton, Skrillex, Zeds Dead, Violent Femmes, and many, many more!
More information on the festival is available at the official festival website:
Produced by Jay Goldberg Events & Entertainment.

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