Five acts that can’t be missed during Summer Camp Music Festival …

May 26, 2017 - summer camp

CHILLICOTHE — The dust-filled pathways, a tents stretching on opposite a fields, a incessant sounds of music, whatever is going on in a woods — it’s all a pointer that a Summer Camp Music Festival is again on a executive Illinois doorstep.

Though it doubles as a fun recreational camping outing in Three Sisters Park over Memorial Day weekend, live song is a engine that powers a Summer Camp machine. The dual godfather acts of Summer Camp, a jam bands moe. and Umphrey’s McGee, apart a tip billing of a festival and will perform a total 10 sets over a march of 3 days.

But as is a box with any song festival, copiousness of other exciting, enthralling and individualist musicians stock a weekend lineup. Whether you’re a internal streamer over to Three Sisters or an out-of-towner movement into executive Illinois for a weekend, check out these 5 low-pitched acts this weekend that merit your attention.

Run The Jewels — Friday

Brazen and braggadocios, full of ire and satirical quips, this swat twin has taken a song theatre by charge given combining in 2013. El-P and Killer Mike had extensive particular careers before substantiating Run a Jewels, yet conjunction managed to pierce many blurb success on their own. With their dizzying interplay of boasts and wordplay, a twin have turn festival favorites and move a live opening dripping in adrenaline and sepulchral speakers. If we aren’t during a uncover Friday night, there’s a good possibility you’ll hear it anyway.


The Claypool Lennon Delirium — Friday

The spin-off of a summer debate of their apart bands, Les Claypool of Primus and Sean Lennon of Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger motionless to mix army for The Claypool Lennon Delirium, releasing an manuscript behind a plan final year. Defying any normal outline other than unusual space rock, a plan facilities a supernova drum plucking from Claypool and Lennon’s epitome drum and percussion sensibilities. The ensuing tunes are weird, fun and initial in ways that uncover off a talent of a project’s dual protagonists.


Trey Anastasio Band (two sets) — Sunday

Sliding into a mark designated for some of a largest crowds of a weekend is Trey Anastasio, a guitarist and vocalist of Phish, with his subsidy band. Anastasio is a dear member of a jam rope yet has fake his possess path, both in his solo work and in his combination material, where he’s achieved with a New York Philharmonic and a Los Angeles Philharmonic and other civil orchestral groups. A standard Anastasio set blends his possess songs with a few Phish cuts and a integrate of pleasant cover songs from all demeanour of artists. But with dual sets? This uncover could go in any direction.


Dumpstaphunk — Friday

This jam and despondency rope from New Orleans is an aged favorite during Summer Camp, carrying played there several times given a 2008 entrance in Chillicothe. Originally a side plan of Ivan Neville, a son of RB fable Aaron Neville, Dumpstaphunk has grown in status on a strength of a live shows and a participation during a New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Bring your dancing boots for this one — you’ll find it tough to stay still.


The Wood Brothers — Saturday

One of a hallmark qualities of Summer Camp, year in and year out, is a low fountainhead of bluegrass, roots and folk talent on display. The Wood Brothers are a preeminent act underneath that powerful this year with a soulful folk song from Chris and Oliver Wood during a forefront. Recording during a studio of Dan Auerbach of a Black Keys for a latest album, The Wood Brothers combined a many worldly work to date, that even enclosed bassist Chris Wood branch to a electric guitar for a few tracks. On a day dominated by moe. and Umphrey’s, The Wood Brothers’ abounding live opening will be a prominence of Saturday.


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What: Summer Camp Music Festival 2017.

When: May 26-28. Gates open during 8 a.m. Friday.

Where: Three Sisters Park, Chillicothe.

Cost: Three-day pass, $239.50; Sunday pass, $85; Thursday Pre-Party pass, $40. VIP upgrades available. Primitive RV tickets available. Late night shows in a Red Barn are sole out.


Camping regulations during Summer Camp

For a reserve of everybody attending Summer Camp Music Festival, organizers ask that these regulations are followed, per a festival website:

• No pets allowed.

• No outward alcoholic beverages will be authorised on a grounds; there will be alcoholic beverages accessible in a vending areas.

• No campfires will be allowed, yet there will be a glow pit. The glow array will be tranquil and we ask that everybody stay during slightest 5 feet from it.

• Vending will usually be authorised by purebred vendors in a designated vending areas.

• No outward food or beverages will be authorised in a categorical theatre areas.

• Please do not set adult your tent in a roadways.

• Please place all rabble in a nearest rabble bin, no littering. There are dedicated receptacles for trash, recycling, compost and cigarette butts. Please use them.

• No vehicles in a timberland area.

Prohibited items

• Animals

• Campfires or open flame

• Guns or weapons of any kind

• Illegal substances

• Outside alcohol

• Drones

• Trampolines

• Fire Lanterns / Chinese Sky Fire Lanterns / Sky Candles / Fire Balloons

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