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1:00pm

Elephant Quiz
    Thursday May 24, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm @ e. CAMPING

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Elephant Quiz is based out of Bloomington, Indiana and has been performing together since 2006. Having said to be still simultaniously searching for and creating a genre to accurately describe their sound, Elephant Quiz blends, molds, and presents a combination of musical techniques from each member's background.

     

     


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1:30pm

Sonny Stubble

2:00pm

The Appleseed Collective
    Thursday May 24, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm @ c. STARSHINE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    “Since the very beginning we’ve found a lot of support in the local food movement. Now that we are ready a cut an album we want to support the community that got us here.” These were the words of Andrew Brown, guitarist and front-man of The Appleseed Collective, speaking of the soon to be released album Baby to Beast in early 2012


    Type STARSHINE


3:00pm

Sonny Stubble

3:00pm

Infantree
    Thursday May 24, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm @ d. CAMPFIRE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Like a word on the tip of your tongue that doesn't even exist yet, Infantree manages to be so completely encompassing of all things music, yet so consistently themselves that you feel familiar with their music from the moment you hear it.

     Pitch perfect three part folk vocals, beautiful intricate guitar work, drums that have as much impact when they’re beating as when Avesar is holding back, and a constant rotation of instruments make up this playful yet extremely fine-tuned machine. Infantree’s members, now in their early twenties, were born and bred in Los Angeles and the influence their provenance has had on their music is clear. Southern California’s proximity to Central and South America and the cities rich Latino culture is heard in the guitar work of Alex Voidani whose proficiency in classical and flamenco guitar has a notable impact on the band’s sound. Add to that  Laurel Canyon era harmonies and a touch of 70’s rock and you get their driving, melodic and sometimes haunting signature sound.

     


    Type CAMPFIRE


3:00pm

Zeta June
    Thursday May 24, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm @ e. CAMPING

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Zeta June is the collaborative effort of Porter Hand, Mitch Hruby, Ian Crawford and Cody Kuhens. The goal of Zeta June is to deliver music to the masses that people can relate to and enjoy. Being heavily influenced by so many great jam bands, Zeta June brings great musicianship through catchy melodies and an impressive sense of improvisation skills. Zeta June is sure to cause some commotion and turn some heads.

     


    Type CAMPING


3:30pm

Zmick
    Thursday May 24, 2012 3:30pm - 4:30pm @ c. STARSHINE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Zmick’s sound can be described as a modern interpretation of progressive rock music. A quartet hailing from Chicago, Il, they write an eclectic variety of heartfelt lyrical songs and instrumental music. Zmick’s lyrical sound is strongly influenced by folk, rock and soul funk, while their instrumentals are influenced by jazz, fusion and electronica.


    Type STARSHINE


4:30pm

Spread
    Thursday May 24, 2012 4:30pm - 5:00pm @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    The experimental sound of the four-piece powerhouse known as SPREAD has no boundaries. Formed at SIU Carbondale in 2008, the band has been creating energy-filled musical experiences ever since. SPREAD has made many appearances throughout the region, including the Summer Camp and Tall Tree Lake Music Festivals. Combining originally composed material with carefully selected covers and a mass of spontaneous improvisation, SPREAD hopes to deliver a unique and interactive engagement with its audience.


    Type VIBETENT


4:30pm

Caravan of Thieves
    Thursday May 24, 2012 4:30pm - 5:30pm @ d. CAMPFIRE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Driving gypsy jazz rhythms, acoustic guitars, upright bass and violin lay the foundation for mesmerizing vocal harmonies and fantastic stories. It’s theatrical and humorous. It’s musical and intense. It entertains, dazzles and defies classification while welcoming the spectator to join the band throughout the performance in momentary fits of claps, snaps and sing-alongs.


    Type CAMPFIRE


5:00pm

Lake Shore Vibe
    Thursday May 24, 2012 5:00pm - 6:00pm @ e. CAMPING

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Hailing from Chicago, LSV gets its genuine sound from the north shores. Nothing is off limits, and attending one of our shows has been characterized like being taken on a magical ride through space and time. Original songwriting from a surplus of genre's and genius improvisational skills is what keeps the fans coming back for more. The bands intention is to expand consciousness through light, love, beauty, wisdom and most of all our music.

     


    Type CAMPING


5:00pm

Van Ghost
    Thursday May 24, 2012 5:00pm - 6:00pm @ c. STARSHINE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    With an exquisite 5 piece band flavored with psychedelic guitars, an earth shattering rhythm section, & haunting guy/girl harmonies, the band played it’s debut show before a packed audience at Chicago’s revered Metro in January 2008. It was an auspicious beginning for one of world’s most promising new acts.


    Type STARSHINE


6:00pm

Spread
    Thursday May 24, 2012 6:00pm - 6:30pm @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    The experimental sound of the four-piece powerhouse known as SPREAD has no boundaries. Formed at SIU Carbondale in 2008, the band has been creating energy-filled musical experiences ever since. SPREAD has made many appearances throughout the region, including the Summer Camp and Tall Tree Lake Music Festivals. Combining originally composed material with carefully selected covers and a mass of spontaneous improvisation, SPREAD hopes to deliver a unique and interactive engagement with its audience.

     


    Type VIBETENT


6:00pm

Jimkata

6:30pm

Family Groove Company
    Thursday May 24, 2012 6:30pm - 7:30pm @ c. STARSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Family Groove Company is a four piece band from Chicago that is turning heads and catching ears with a sound that is uncannily fresh, and live performances that simply envelop audiences in the fun, excitement and passion that the band radiates from the stage. Growing audiences everywhere FGC plays attest to the impact the band is making, as they bring the excitement of their live performances to ever growing venues, in more and more cities across the country.


    Type STARSHINE


7:00pm

James and the Devil
    Thursday May 24, 2012 7:00pm - 8:00pm @ e. CAMPING

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    James & The Devil is your ALL-Original, RockyMtn grown, HiphopFiddle'n'Funk Rock band...Delivering powerful, melodic, high-energy driven shows in the Rocky Mountain region of the USA. Hailing from Denver, Colorado, J & The D perform their own brand of Rock & Roll, best described as Hip-Hop infused Mountain Rock with a Fiddler.

     


    Type CAMPING


7:30pm

Spare Parts
    Thursday May 24, 2012 7:30pm - 8:00pm @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Fusing a mix of funk, rock, jazz, and more, Spare Parts is a Chicago based group rapidly gaining international acclaim. An eclectic list of influences ranging from Weather Report to The Beatles fuel the creative engines of Spare Parts, both live and in the studio. In addition to their successful 4 year weekly residence at Alive One Chicago, the band has played at festivals from Wakarusa and Summer Camp, to Chi-Town Jazz Fest and Festival de Jazz in Lima, Peru to name a few. Spare Parts is embraced by the jazz world, indie fans, and jam scene alike, pleasing the discerning ears of music aficionados while keeping fans on the dance floor.


    Type VIBETENT


7:30pm

Elephant Revival
    Thursday May 24, 2012 7:30pm - 8:30pm @ d. CAMPFIRE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Young in age and conception, Elephant Revival carries a fresh sense of creativity and inspiration that is felt by people of every generation. The neo-acoustic quintet is on the cutting edge of an emerging new genre that is known as ‘Transcendental Folk.


    Type CAMPFIRE


7:30pm

8:00pm

Digital Tape Machine
    Thursday May 24, 2012 8:00pm - 9:00pm @ c. STARSHINE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Digital Tape Machine is a Chicago based band that is turning heads across the U.S. The band consists of members from multiple Chicago groups including Umphrey's McGee, Strange Arrangement, Liquid Soul, Land of Atlantis, and the Hue. This group features Kris Myers, Joel Cummins, Joe Hettinga, Kevin Barry, David Arredondo, Marcus Rezak, and Dan Rucinski. The digital, yet analog force behind the music produces a very modern, electronic sound. Some listeners have described it as video game music. The electronic dance, Tech house, dance house, deep house, post-industrial, drum n bass and hip hop are all elements of DTM. The edgy music is matched with enthusiastic crowds with smiling faces. The band is rapidly gaining momentum from late night festival sets and sold out shows.


    Type STARSHINE


9:00pm

Spare Parts
    Thursday May 24, 2012 9:00pm - 9:30pm @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Fusing a mix of funk, rock, jazz, and more, Spare Parts is a Chicago based group rapidly gaining international acclaim. An eclectic list of influences ranging from Weather Report to The Beatles fuel the creative engines of Spare Parts, both live and in the studio. In addition to their successful 4 year weekly residence at Alive One Chicago, the band has played at festivals from Wakarusa and Summer Camp, to Chi-Town Jazz Fest and Festival de Jazz in Lima, Peru to name a few. Spare Parts is embraced by the jazz world, indie fans, and jam scene alike, pleasing the discerning ears of music aficionados while keeping fans on the dance floor.


    Type VIBETENT


9:00pm

The Coop
    Thursday May 24, 2012 9:00pm - 10:00pm @ d. CAMPFIRE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    The Coop is the concoction of drummer/producer Jake Barinholtz, guitarist/producer Danny Biggins, and bassist/producer Cason Trager. Formed in 2004 in Chicago, The Coop quickly broke into the jam-rock and electronica scene, and over time, evolved their sound and lineup to what it is today. With keyboard virtuoso Joe Re rounding out the group, the band’s sound and versatile abilities stretched into uncharted territories.


    Type CAMPFIRE


9:00pm

Trichome
    Thursday May 24, 2012 9:00pm - 10:00pm @ e. CAMPING

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Trichome takes rhythms from world music and blends them with aspects of rock, funk, and electronic to create a unique sound you can't help but groove to. Couple that sound with tailoring unique set-lists and song transitions with each outstanding live show, the energy this band exudes is a force to be reckoned with.

     


    Type CAMPING


9:30pm

Cornmeal
    Thursday May 24, 2012 9:30pm - 11:00pm @ c. STARSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Formed over 10 years ago, Cornmeal has grown from humble beginnings into a nationally recognized live music institution. Heavily influenced by American roots and folk music, Cornmeal blends lightning fast tempos and impeccable harmonies into an unrivaled live performance that continues to expand upon the five-piece acoustic-electric group's’ vast musical repertoire.


    Type STARSHINE


11:00pm

DJ SOLO
    Thursday May 24, 2012 11:00pm - 11:50pm @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE 

    Half electronic bass-head, half punk-rocker-anarchist, and all around mad scientist, Chicago’s own DJ SOLO is way more than just a “DJ”. Currently making big waves in the dubstep/drumstep and bass music scene, SOLO continually raises the bar with turntablism and trick mixing techniques, high energy live performances that include guitar playing, rapping, singing, original bootlegs and remixes, and guaranteed face melting or your money back!


    Type VIBETENT


11:00pm

Quixotic
    Thursday May 24, 2012 11:00pm - 12:15am @ f. REDBARN

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Quixotic, is an ensemble of artists from various disciplines including aerial acrobatics, dance, fashion, film, music and visual f-x. This inventive group of artists goes beyond the limits of any specific art form, challenging traditional perceptions and creating a total sensory experience unlike any other for its audience while exploring infinite possibilities of movement, sound and multimedia.


    Type REDBARN


11:30pm

Floodwood
    Thursday May 24, 2012 11:30pm - 1:00am @ d. CAMPFIRE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Floodwood is a new, progressive string band, hailing from Upstate, NY. Its members are veteran musicians who've performed on stages around the world over the last 20 years. They breathe fresh life into timeless acoustic music & play with the dexterity & chops of seasoned pros.


    Type CAMPFIRE


12:00am

Prototype Raptor
    Friday May 25, 2012 12:00am - 12:50am @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    With an early introduction to the world of house and music production at the age of 13, PrototypeRaptor (aka Jonathan Paulsen), now 21, has been a relatively unknown, yet consistent force of electronic music. After fashioning his iconic “R” out of lines taken from his sequencer, he quickly became known for combining his electro-fidget sensibilities with an unusual melodic design. Backed by artists such as Wolfgang Gartner and Porter Robinson, and soon to be released on multiple labels, PrototypeRaptor looks poised to finally break out – get ready for the year of the Raptor.


    Type VIBETENT


12:00am

Chicago Super Jam hosted by Zmick & Old Shoe with special guests Family Groove Company

12:45am

The Werks
    Friday May 25, 2012 12:45am - 2:00am @ f. REDBARN


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    The Werks have quickly emerged as a national jam band powerhouse. As a result of their eclectic individual influences, The Werks produce a dance party that can be appreciated by a majority of musical tastes. Fusing the psychedelic shredding guitar and screaming organ of jam and classic rock with funk slap bass, synthesizers, and modern dance beats, The Werks create their own style of music entitled “Psychedelic Dance Rock”.


    Type REDBARN


1:00am

Team Bayside High
    Friday May 25, 2012 1:00am - 1:50am @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Team Bayside High, composed of Rick Carrico and Derek Berry, are Chicago’s wild DJ duo taking their name from the high school where Zack Morris and Screech experienced their adolescence. In short, TBH are “two best friends who came together because they love to party”. On top of DJ/Production duties, it’s no surprise, they host award winning events, including their monthly festivities at Chicago’s own Metro and a weekly indie-rock dance party called Rehab Mondays, which won “America’s Best Party” by the readers of tastemaking New York publication Paper Magazine.


    Type VIBETENT


1:30am

The Infamous Stringdusters
    Friday May 25, 2012 1:30am - 3:00am @ d. CAMPFIRE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    The Infamous Stringdusters are doing something right. They’ve earned critical acclaim, from their inception, awards and nominations aplenty, host their own successful music festival, have their own record label and a quickly growing and enthusiastic fan base across the country.  They sound like no one else, combining virtuosic chops on five traditional bluegrass instruments, with an ethos on pushing the genre forward. The Stringdusters are taking improvised string band music to new places, combining musicianship, songwriting and experimental performance.  As the band's newest record, We’ll Do It Live shows, a Stringdusters performance is ecstatic, with contagious energy flowing between the band and crowd. At each show you’ll see the band relaxed and having fun, while focusing on the music, "podding up" and directing swells of energy from their fans.


    Type CAMPFIRE


2:00am

LoBounce
    Friday May 25, 2012 2:00am - 2:50am @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    LoBounce has shaped a brand new style of electronic bass music. His powerful combinations of weighted sub bass and complex melodic elements have taken the underground dance music scene by storm. LoBounce brings a fresh perspective to the world of electronic dance music, producing songs across the tempo and genre spectrum. “Its all about breaking down the walls and blasting out brand new ideas together,” says the young bass pioneer and Chicago native. Expect to see a constant stream of new genre defying music from this forward thinking producer.


    Type VIBETENT


2:30am

Future Rock
    Friday May 25, 2012 2:30am - 3:45am @ f. REDBARN


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Mickey Kellerman and Felix Moreno, alongside drummer Darren Heitz, are the driving force behind Future Rock. The Chicago trio has been perfecting its brand of live-instrument dance music since 2004 and-just like Future Rock’s pulsating and escalating anthis-their momentum is about to explode.


    Type REDBARN


3:00am

Stratus
    Friday May 25, 2012 3:00am - 4:00am @ g. VIBETENT

    As a multi-instrumentalist and performer, Stratus has been composing and performing by some medium from an early age. Now at the age of 21 Stratus is armed with the power of electronic production and is quickly making his mark in the EDM music community.


    Type VIBETENT


10:00am

HEADING OM YOGA .:. AWAKEN RAISE YOUR VIBRATION

11:00am

Jimkata

11:00am

11:00am

Wook
    Friday May 25, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm @ g. VIBETENT

    Madison, WI's Jam/electronic band, Wook has drawn on influences from all genres. A mix of jam, progressive rock, singer songwriter roots, and electronic instrumentation, the group creates a sound that is ever changing. This youthful approach to music is mirrored by the youthfulness of the band.

     

     


    Type VIBETENT


12:00pm

The Car Thief
    Friday May 25, 2012 12:00pm - 1:00pm @ e. CAMPING

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    The Car Thief is party. It’s his fuel, his spark and what he needs and gives to you in the crowd. Everything this artist brings to the table is set to 11. Having DJed for a few years The Car Thief has become has become one of the midwest’s favorite DJs and for good reason. He’s shared the bill with some of the most elite artist in the game including Bassnectar, Rusko, Diplo, Nero, Borgore, Figure and DJ SOLO.
    Type CAMPING


12:00pm

The Dead Kenny G's
    Friday May 25, 2012 12:00pm - 1:00pm @ c. STARSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    The Dead Kenny Gs is a rotating group led by Skerik and Mike Dillon, who will periodically capture a willing third beast to be put into musical and philosophical slavery. This October tour features bass player Brad Houser from Critters Buggin. The trio will play many Criiters songs re done in such a way as to cause as much pain and suffering to Kenny G as spiritually possible.
    Type STARSHINE


12:00pm

The Infamous Stringdusters
    Friday May 25, 2012 12:00pm - 1:00pm @ b. SUNSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    The Infamous Stringdusters are doing something right. They’ve earned critical acclaim, from their inception, awards and nominations aplenty, host their own successful music festival, have their own record label and a quickly growing and enthusiastic fan base across the country.  They sound like no one else, combining virtuosic chops on five traditional bluegrass instruments, with an ethos on pushing the genre forward. The Stringdusters are taking improvised string band music to new places, combining musicianship, songwriting and experimental performance.  As the band's newest record, We’ll Do It Live shows, a Stringdusters performance is ecstatic, with contagious energy flowing between the band and crowd. At each show you’ll see the band relaxed and having fun, while focusing on the music, "podding up" and directing swells of energy from their fans.


    Type SUNSHINE


12:30pm

HeadCount presents Vince Herman
    Friday May 25, 2012 12:30pm - 1:00pm @ h. SOULSHINE

    Join HeadCount and Vince Herman from Leftover Salmon as they discuss the importance of voting and this election year - and stick around for a few tunes in between!

    HeadCount is a grassroots organization that uses the power of music to register voters and raise political consciousness. Since 2004 we've staged voter registration drives at over 2,000 concerts and signed up over 175,000 voters. We reach young people and music fans where they already are - at concerts and online - to inform and empower. Our message is not about what party you support or where you land on an issue. It's that you must speak to be heard. www.headcount.org

     


    Type SOULSHINE


12:30pm

Zoogma
    Friday May 25, 2012 12:30pm - 1:30pm @ d. CAMPFIRE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    The five members of Zoogma have already added their unique voice to the live electronic-rock scene. A Zoogma show combines the sonic diversity and precision of a DJ with the excitement and immediacy of a five piece rock group. Known for their energetic performances and retina pleasing light show, Zoogma consistently dishes out heavy-weight beat-driven dance parties across the nation.
    Type CAMPFIRE


12:30pm

moe.
    Friday May 25, 2012 12:30pm - 2:00pm @ a. MOONSHINE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    moe. has been hosting Summer Camp since the beginning back in 2001. We are thrilled that 11 years later, they will be taking the stage again all 3 days at the 2012 Summer Camp Music Festival.

    The preeminent progressive rock band on the music scene today, moe. has had a remarkable career that’s touched upon 3 decades and produced 17 albums. The quintet of Al Schnier and Chuck Garvey on guitars and vocals, Rob Derhak on bass and vocals, Jim Loughlin on percussion and vibes, and Vinnie Amico on Drums, continues to push the standard for performance art .
    Type MOONSHINE


1:00pm

Dead Larry
    Friday May 25, 2012 1:00pm - 1:30pm @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    A delightful blend of psychedelic rock, dance and funk offers a look into the new generation of musicians and fans. Originally from Iowa City, IA the entire band relocated to Minneapolis, MN in Oct 2011. Dead Larry spreads a positive message to bring out a renewed feeling of passion and hope for anyone who listens.

     

     

     


    Type VIBETENT


1:00pm

Eagle Ridge & Friends presents: The Heartbeat of the People Native American Song and Dance
    Friday May 25, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm @ h. SOULSHINE

    The Eagle Ridge Singers are excited to join Summer Camp Music Festival and share their Native American perspective.  Summer Camp goers will receive an introduction to the importance of the Drum as the central part of any powwow; the respect we have for it in every aspect of what we do; as well as how the songs are structured and their relationship to the drum and dance.  We will offer a demonstration of different dance styles in which audience participation is greatly encouraged to get everyone involved and experience the power of the drum!


    Type SOULSHINE


1:30pm

Spankalicous
    Friday May 25, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm @ e. CAMPING

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Spankalicious is bounce. Making his mark on the electronic music scene in the Midwest with the high energy that he brings to the stage, creating the vibe needed to get the rage started! Kevin Moore (aka: Spankalicious) is currently based out of St. Louis, Missouri.Coming from an extensive background in rudimental percussion/drumming have allowed Spank to read rhythms inside and out.


    Type CAMPING


1:30pm

Strange Arrangement
    Friday May 25, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm @ c. STARSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Hailing from Chicago, Strange Arrangement is a 4-piece progressive rock jam/funk band placing an emphasis on songwriting and composition…..along with throwing a raging party. Playing an average of 120 shows a year for the last 4 years, Strange Arrangement has watched themselves move from tiny bars/clubs in the Midwest to larger more prestigious venues all across the country.
    Type STARSHINE


1:45pm

Gaelic Storm
    Friday May 25, 2012 1:45pm - 2:45pm @ b. SUNSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    After a start playing monthly gigs for friends at Santa Monica’s O’Brien’s Tavern in 1995, the band’s popularity skyrocketed when it appeared in James Cameron’s Titanic as the Celtic party band in the ship’s steerage. Unlike so many other bands that were unable to sustain a career after receiving near-blinding initial exposure, Gaelic Storm has amassed a large, loyal and ever-growing following. After three studio albums on Virgin/EMI early on, the band has since flourished in an extreme DIY fashion by not only launching their own label, Lost Again Records, and releasing their albums themselves but also by designing all their own album art, posters and advertisements, and spearheading all their own merchandising, book-keeping and marketing. Gaelic Storm is a truly self-contained entity; an indie model for the new music industry that knows its identity and audience, and stays in close contact with its fans.

    Type SUNSHINE


2:00pm

Brainchild
    Friday May 25, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm @ d. CAMPFIRE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Brainchild is a band that combines the feeling of jazz & soul with the intensity of shredding guitar solos. Their growing list of original songs combined with a diverse selection of covers are a perfect blend of many styles of music.The best way to describe the sound is Brainchild. They are an up and coming band that’s out to melt your face.
    Type CAMPFIRE


2:00pm

2:30pm

Dead Larry
    Friday May 25, 2012 2:30pm - 3:00pm @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    A delightful blend of psychedelic rock, dance and funk offers a look into the new generation of musicians and fans. Originally from Iowa City, IA the entire band relocated to Minneapolis, MN in Oct 2011. Dead Larry spreads a positive message to bring out a renewed feeling of passion and hope for anyone who listens.

     


    Type VIBETENT


2:45pm

Keller Williams
    Friday May 25, 2012 2:45pm - 3:45pm @ a. MOONSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Keller Williams has built a career on his uncanny ability to captivate a packed house—all by himself. He’s been called a “one-man band.” A “solo cult-hero.” “Music’s mad-scientist.” All of which are clever labels for what seems to be an essential truth: on stage, Keller Williams works alone.


    Type MOONSHINE


3:00pm

Elsinore
    Friday May 25, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm @ e. CAMPING


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Elsinore is a Midwestern band. Their music is most commonly compared to Death Cab for Cutie, Radiohead, Wilco, Spoon, Fleet Foxes, and Arcade Fire. This is a band putting more miles on the van, playing new cities all the time, and sleeping on more and more couches.
    Type CAMPING


3:00pm

The Giving Tree Band
    Friday May 25, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm @ c. STARSHINE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    For brothers Todd and Eric Fink of The Giving Tree Band, there is no distinction between playing music and just plain living. Their bodies and instruments become a singularity that is just trying to get in tune, stay in tune, and add a little harmony to the grand symphony of life.Descending from legendary folk hero Mike Fink and Spanish conquistador Hernando de Soto on their mother’s side, the Finks have extended their brotherhood into an epic collective known as The Giving Tree Band.
    Type STARSHINE


3:30pm

The Werks
    Friday May 25, 2012 3:30pm - 4:30pm @ d. CAMPFIRE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    The Werks have quickly emerged as a national jam band powerhouse. As a result of their eclectic individual influences, The Werks produce a dance party that can be appreciated by a majority of musical tastes. Fusing the psychedelic shredding guitar and screaming organ of jam and classic rock with funk slap bass, synthesizers, and modern dance beats, The Werks create their own style of music entitled “Psychedelic Dance Rock”.
    Type CAMPFIRE


3:30pm

Leftover Salmon
    Friday May 25, 2012 3:30pm - 4:30pm @ b. SUNSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    The sound of Colorado's legendary Leftover Salmon is unmistakable: fluid, loose-limbed, and simultaneously rootsy and daring. Fusing an unrivaled improvisational fervor to a dizzying combination of bluegrass, Cajun, funk, Southern rock, boogie, Caribbean, Latin, and Jazz influences, Leftover Salmon has earned a legion of die-hard fans, critical accolades, and a reputation as one of the most exciting, engaging concert experiences to ever hit the road.


    Type SUNSHINE


4:00pm

IndigoSun

4:15pm

Ozomatli
    Friday May 25, 2012 4:15pm - 5:15pm @ a. MOONSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    In their fourteen years together as a band, celebrated Los Angeles culture-mashers Ozomatli have gone from being hometown heroes to being named U.S. State Department Cultural Ambassadors. Ozomatli has always juggled two key identities. They are the voice of their city and they are citizens of the world.
    Type MOONSHINE


4:30pm

4:30pm

Van Ghost
    Friday May 25, 2012 4:30pm - 5:30pm @ c. STARSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    With an exquisite 5 piece band flavored with psychedelic guitars, an earth shattering rhythm section, & haunting guy/girl harmonies, the band played it’s debut show before a packed audience at Chicago’s revered Metro in January 2008. It was an auspicious beginning for one of world’s most promising new acts.
    Type STARSHINE


5:00pm

Kinetix
    Friday May 25, 2012 5:00pm - 6:00pm @ d. CAMPFIRE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Dynamic. How better to describe Kinetix, a band whose most recent album Let Me In hit #47 on the iTunes Top 200 Rock Charts and yet just wrapped separate national tours with hip hop darlings Flobots and Australian roots-rock kings Beautiful Girls? ‘Let Me In’ certainly plays like a byproduct of a unique career trajectory, managing to maintain a fresh approach while smoothly transitioning between energetic rock and carefully crafted pop.
    Type CAMPFIRE


5:00pm

Legalize It: Music & Drug Policy Reform featuring Jason Hann
    Friday May 25, 2012 5:00pm - 6:00pm @ h. SOULSHINE

    Learn how Students for a Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) and the AMPLIFY Project are using the music community to enact real change in the way music fans see, think, and talk about drugs, and real change in drug laws. Learn valuable harm reduction tactics and talk about the possibility of legal marijuana in November 2012. Hear what organizations like DanceSafe are doing to promote responsibility. There may even be a surprise artist appearance!


    Type SOULSHINE


5:00pm

Weir, Robinson, Greene Acoustic Trio
    Friday May 25, 2012 5:00pm - 6:15pm @ b. SUNSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Bob Weir: With a touring history that has made him one of the most traveled road musicians of all time and a restless music personality that has kept him occupied for over 50 years, Bob Weir knows a thing or two about staying fresh and living in the moment.

    Although best known as one of the founding members of the Grateful Dead, adding Dead staples such as “Truckin’,” “Sugar Magnolia,” and “Cassidy” to the band’s catalog, Weir obtained a long and affluent music career that has allowed him to do what he loves and share it with others for nearly his entire life.

    Chris Robinson

    Chris Robinson, frontman for The Black Crowes, is a champion of classic roots rock that doesn’t try to form to current trends. Outside of the Black Crowes he’s released three solo albums since 2002, one of them live, to largely positive reviews. His solo work is softer but still embodies the roots sound that made his music famous.

    Jackie Greene

    Where you're going has always been more important than where you've been. By his music, Jackie Greene appears to have been through every major American musical influence: from country, to jazz, to folk to rock. And, marked by the release of his newest album American Myth, it's clear that Greene knows where he's going. His roots twist to create a unique sound, combining the introspectiveness of an engaging songwriter with the energy of a chemically charged rock band.


    Type SUNSHINE


5:30pm

IndigoSun

6:00pm

Two by Twelve presents The Giving Tree Band
    Friday May 25, 2012 6:00pm - 6:45pm @ h. SOULSHINE

    Join Two by Twelve and The Giving Tree band as they talk about the power of music whilst treating us with some music!

    At Two by Twelve, our mission is simple: We seek to improve, empower, and enrich the lives of individuals and families suffering from physical, mental, emotional, or financial barriers through various music and arts based initiatives. Founded in 2012 by two-time Cancer survivor Emily Mottahedeh, Two by Twelve believes wholeheartedly in the power of music and art in the healing process and the profound affects it can have on all individuals. Since its creation, Two By Twelve has collaborated with a number of established non-profit organizations to provide workshops and events in areas related to music, yoga, comedy and the fine arts. It continues to work in collaboration with other non-profits while also pursuing its own music and arts-based projects. Two By Twelve exists because of the generosity and sheer passion of everyone involved with it. www.TwoByTwelve.org


    Type SOULSHINE


6:00pm

Henhouse Prowlers
    Friday May 25, 2012 6:00pm - 7:00pm @ e. CAMPING


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    After seven years of hard work and a relentless tour schedule, Chicago’s The Henhouse Prowlers have gained a growing reputation for their highly original, tradition-inspired bluegrass built around intricate harmonies and electrifying stage energy. In 2010, while balancing time on the road and in the studio in Colorado, the Prowlers placed third in the prestigious Telluride Bluegrass Festival Band Competition and took top honors in the RockyGrass Band Competition.
    Type CAMPING


6:00pm

BoomBox
    Friday May 25, 2012 6:00pm - 7:00pm @ c. STARSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    BoomBox is producer/DJ Russ Randolph and singer/songwriter/guitarist Zion Godchaux. This pair of dynamic artists uses their rich musical history and their vision of music and popular culture to deliver a style of music distinctly different from anything heard or seen in music today. This signature sound and show brings live music to a new, elevated level.


    Type STARSHINE


6:00pm

Cornmeal
    Friday May 25, 2012 6:00pm - 7:30pm @ a. MOONSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Formed over 10 years ago, Cornmeal has grown from humble beginnings into a nationally recognized live music institution. Heavily influenced by American roots and folk music, Cornmeal blends lightning fast tempos and impeccable harmonies into an unrivaled live performance that continues to expand upon the five-piece acoustic-electric group's’ vast musical repertoire.
    Type MOONSHINE


6:30pm

New Orleans Suspects
    Friday May 25, 2012 6:30pm - 7:30pm @ d. CAMPFIRE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    It’s been said that the musicians of New Orleans are all members of one gigantic band that breaks up into smaller groups on a nightly basis. If this were really the case, The New Orleans Suspects would be in a class all their own. The group is comprised of musicians with experience and versatility that rival any other band that the city has ever produced.
    Type CAMPFIRE


6:45pm

Go Green Raffle Winners
    Friday May 25, 2012 6:45pm - 7:00pm @ h. SOULSHINE

    Campers who participate in keeping the festival Green and beautiful will have a chance to win great prizes, such as watching the bands from the stage, winning tons of band memorabilia, Summer Camp goodies, and much more. Green Educators will be disbursing raffle tickets to campers doing an act of “Greenness” such as bringing trash, compost, or recycling bags to the Waste & Sorting Center, picking trash off the ground, using reusable camping items, and any other green acts. For more information, talk to a Summer Camp Green Educator in the Soulshine Tent. Raffle winners will be presented daily at 6:45pm in the Soulshine Tent.

     


    Type SOULSHINE


7:00pm

Wick-It The Instigator
    Friday May 25, 2012 7:00pm - 8:00pm @ g. VIBETENT


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Wick-it the Instigator is a DJ/Producer from Nashville, TN, and has been performing and producing since around 2004. His roots are in hip hop/turntablism, but in the last couple years, electronic music has vastly made it’s way into his repertoire as well. Wick-it is all about the party, and despite the style or approach with each individual track, serious crowd rocking fun is the goal.
    Type VIBETENT


7:00pm

Aesthetic Underground: Open Mic Hosted by Jaik Willis and Brad Miller

7:15pm

Umphrey's McGee

7:30pm

DJ Tim Williams
    Friday May 25, 2012 7:30pm - 8:30pm @ e. CAMPING


    DJ Tim Williams has been providing outstanding service for the Champaign, Urbana, Decatur, Chicago areas for the last several years! Making sure that your wedding, event, or party leaves a lasting memory! There isn't a party too small or and event too large that his music can't impress.


    Type CAMPING


8:00pm

Preservation Hall Jazz Band
    Friday May 25, 2012 8:00pm - 9:00pm @ d. CAMPFIRE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    The Preservation Hall Jazz Band derives its name from Preservation Hall, the venerable music venue located in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter, founded in 1961 by Allan and Sandra Jaffe. The band has traveled worldwide spreading their mission to nurture and perpetuate the art form of New Orleans Jazz. Whether performing at Carnegie Hall or Lincoln Center, for British Royalty or the King of Thailand, this music embodies a joyful, timeless spirit. Under the auspices of current director, Ben Jaffe, the son of founders Allan and Sandra, Preservation Hall continues with a deep reverence and consciousness of its greatest attributes in the modern day as a venue, band, and record label.


    Type CAMPFIRE


8:15pm

Gogol Bordello
    Friday May 25, 2012 8:15pm - 9:30pm @ a. MOONSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Gogol Bordello’s Trans-Continental Hustle, the group’s American Recordings debut, is perhaps the most ambitious undertaking in the group’s already remarkable decade-long career and it’s the result of an inspired, year-length collaboration with famed producer Rick Rubin.


    Type MOONSHINE


8:30pm

EOTO
    Friday May 25, 2012 8:30pm - 9:30pm @ c. STARSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    As electronic influences continue to penetrate the live rock, jazz, and jam ethos, one band consistently rises to the top, bringing together fans from across the musical spectrum. EOTO crisscrosses the country blowing out basement dives, packed theaters, and stages under the stars.


    Type STARSHINE


9:00pm

Mathien
    Friday May 25, 2012 9:00pm - 10:00pm @ e. CAMPING

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    The nucleus of the band was formed at Southern Illinois University Carbondale around the magnetic personality of singer/songwriter/guitarist Chris Mathien. Bassist Mike Schiff and drummer Aaron Bouslog were initially drawn to Mathien’s sharply observed lyrics and eclectic musical influences.
    Type CAMPING


9:00pm

Flinch

9:15pm

Umphrey's McGee

10:30pm

Zeds Dead
    Friday May 25, 2012 10:30pm - 11:30pm @ c. STARSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    DC and Hooks are Zeds Dead. They first hooked up in 2004 and formed Mass Productions. Influenced by the digging in the crates sampling school of hip hop, Mass Productions released one independent album in the summer of 2007 entitled Fresh Beetz. In the summer of 2009, the two launched their second collaboration – Zeds Dead – turning up the bpm and aiming their attention on bass-lines at the dance-floor.


    Type STARSHINE


10:30pm

Primus
    Friday May 25, 2012 10:30pm - 12:00am @ a. MOONSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Started out as an underground cult phenomenon in and around the San Francisco bay area until their popularity grew to the point they became certified gold album sellers. Fronted by the inimitable Les Claypool, considered one of the most versatile bass players alive, Primus offers up an eclectic style of music all their own, throwing in a healthy amount of the bizarre for good measure.


    Type MOONSHINE


11:30pm

11:45pm

Lotus
    Friday May 25, 2012 11:45pm - 1:00am @ b. SUNSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Lotus has crafted a unique musical style outside of simple genre limitations. On a given weekend the band could be the only group with guitars at an all electronic music festival and then the next night crash a traditional rock festival with their dance heavy beats, synths and samples. Equal parts instrumental post-rock and electronic dance, the band's distinguishing feature is the ability to maintain a decidedly unique musical voice and remain current while bucking passing trends.


    Type SUNSHINE


12:00am

LoBounce
    Saturday May 26, 2012 12:00am - 12:50am @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    LoBounce has shaped a brand new style of electronic bass music. His powerful combinations of weighted sub bass and complex melodic elements have taken the underground dance music scene by storm. LoBounce brings a fresh perspective to the world of electronic dance music, producing songs across the tempo and genre spectrum. “Its all about breaking down the walls and blasting out brand new ideas together,” says the young bass pioneer and Chicago native. Expect to see a constant stream of new genre defying music from this forward thinking producer.

     


    Type VIBETENT


1:00am

Team Bayside High
    Saturday May 26, 2012 1:00am - 1:45am @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Team Bayside High, composed of Rick Carrico and Derek Berry, are Chicago’s wild DJ duo taking their name from the high school where Zack Morris and Screech experienced their adolescence. In short, TBH are “two best friends who came together because they love to party”. On top of DJ/Production duties, it’s no surprise, they host award winning events, including their monthly festivities at Chicago’s own Metro and a weekly indie-rock dance party called Rehab Mondays, which won “America’s Best Party” by the readers of tastemaking New York publication Paper Magazine.

     


    Type VIBETENT


1:00am

Elephant Revival
    Saturday May 26, 2012 1:00am - 2:00am @ d. CAMPFIRE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Young in age and conception, Elephant Revival carries a fresh sense of creativity and inspiration that is felt by people of every generation. The neo-acoustic quintet is on the cutting edge of an emerging new genre that is known as ‘Transcendental Folk.
    Type CAMPFIRE


1:00am

1:00am

AfroZep
    Saturday May 26, 2012 1:00am - 3:30am @ h. SOULSHINE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    AfroZep originated in 2009 with the mission to spread African music to wider audiences while paying tribute to the greatest Heavy Rock band of all time. Some tunes are straight mash-ups of Fela Kuti and Zeppelin, others are Zep tunes but set to original grooves based off the music of artists such as Tinariwen, Thomas Mapfumo and Franco and others are stripped down Zeppelin arrangements injected with the pulse of traditional African drumming.


    Type SOULSHINE


2:00am

Wyllys and the New York Hustler Ensemble
    Saturday May 26, 2012 2:00am - 3:00am @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    The Hustlers are the live ambassadors of Nu Disco and Re Edit. There is no band around to compare them to. Each set is its own living animal. Each night they play like it's their last gig ever. Lead by Wyllys on the decks and Jennifer Hartswick and Natalie Cressman of the Trey Anastasio Band as the horn section and vocalists, there is no stopping this groove once it starts. After selling out their NYE show in NYC and adding festival dates around the country, the band has found its groove in a massive way. Following a gigantic performance at last year's Summer Camp, they return with Umphrey's McGee guitarist Brendan Bayliss for a late night dance party marathon that will once again leave the crowd speechless.


    Type VIBETENT


2:30am

Cornmeal
    Saturday May 26, 2012 2:30am - 4:00am @ d. CAMPFIRE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Formed over 10 years ago, Cornmeal has grown from humble beginnings into a nationally recognized live music institution. Heavily influenced by American roots and folk music, Cornmeal blends lightning fast tempos and impeccable harmonies into an unrivaled live performance that continues to expand upon the five-piece acoustic-electric group's’ vast musical repertoire.
    Type CAMPFIRE


2:45am

Ha Ha The Moose

3:15am

DJ Thibault
    Saturday May 26, 2012 3:15am - 4:00am @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Thibault is what happens when south Austin indie Rock wanders into the throbbing neon forest of Brooklyn electro funk. He is thrift store denim beats pounding through a four hundred foot mountain of platinum Marshall stacks. His sets are distorted strobe light soul melted on lightning pancakes with a side of pearl snap laser beams, and he'd like to serve you a very large helping tonight...


    Type VIBETENT


10:00am

HEADING OM YOGA .:. AWAKEN RAISE YOUR VIBRATION

11:00am

Brother Joscephus & the Love Revival Revolution Orchestra
    Saturday May 26, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm @ d. CAMPFIRE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Brother Joscephus and the Love Revival Revolution Orchestra is a 10-piece Explosion of Righteousness, blending New Orleans party music, Secular Gospel (that’s right, gospel w/out the religion), Soul, R&B, and Roots Rock into a feel-good gumbo of love.
    Type CAMPFIRE


11:00am

11:00am

Sonic Sutra
    Saturday May 26, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    The talented quintet from Lawrence, KS, brings to the stage a big classic sound bursting with funky modern swagger, infecting the ears and feet of audiences across the Midwest. Bursting with creativity and passion, the band's live performances are driven by the heartfelt songs of guitarist/frontman Billy Wassung and exude a sense of freedom and enthusiasm flowing from the band members themselves.

     


    Type VIBETENT


12:00pm

David Gans
    Saturday May 26, 2012 12:00pm - 1:00pm @ e. CAMPING

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    It somehow seems appropriate that “Shove in the Right Direction,” the first track on David Gans’ wonderful new CD, The Ones That Look the Weirdest Taste the Best, kicks right in with a hot in- strumental jam, with careening fiddle, clucking banjo, bopping mandolin, driving acoustic guitar, thumping bass and cracking drums, all locked in and dancing together.
    Type CAMPING


12:00pm

Fareed Haque & Mathgames

12:15pm

Eagle Ridge & Friends presents: The Heartbeat of the People Native American Song and Dance
    Saturday May 26, 2012 12:15pm - 1:30pm @ h. SOULSHINE

    The Eagle Ridge Singers are excited to join Summer Camp Music Festival and share their Native American perspective.  Summer Camp goers will receive an introduction to the importance of the Drum as the central part of any powwow; the respect we have for it in every aspect of what we do; as well as how the songs are structured and their relationship to the drum and dance.  We will offer a demonstration of different dance styles in which audience participation is greatly encouraged to get everyone involved and experience the power of the drum!


    Type SOULSHINE


12:30pm

Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds
    Saturday May 26, 2012 12:30pm - 1:30pm @ d. CAMPFIRE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds is a nine-piece powerhouse that puts a modern spin on classic soul. The band is led by Arleigh Kincheloe (Sister Sparrow), whose astoundingly powerful voice and sly demeanor make for a spellbinding presence onstage. She is backed by the mighty force of The Dirty Birds, a flock of eight men who masterfully lay down thundering grooves and soaring melodies.


    Type CAMPFIRE


1:00pm

Elemental Groove Theory
    Saturday May 26, 2012 1:00pm - 1:30pm @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Elemental Groove Theory is a dynamic 7 piece group that fuses together rock, funk, jam, and latin for a sound that is familiar, and a style that is completely unique. The members of EGT pride themselves on the collaborative creation of original music which bridges many styles and tastes.

     

     


    Type VIBETENT


1:00pm

Sierra Leone Refugee Allstars
    Saturday May 26, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm @ b. SUNSHINE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars have risen like a phoenix out of the ashes of war and enflamed the passions of fans across the globe with their uplifting songs of hope, faith and joy. The band is a potent example of the redeeming power of music and the ability of the human spirit to persevere through unimaginable hardship and emerge with optimism intact. From their humble beginnings in West African refugee camps Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars have performed on some of the world’s most prestigious stages and matured into one of Africa’s top touring and recording bands.Throughout the 1990s, the West African country of Sierra Leone was wracked with a bloody, horrifying war that forced millions to flee their homes. The musicians that would eventually form Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars are all originally from Freetown, and they were forced to leave the capital city at various times after violent rebel attacks. Most of those that left the country made their way into neighboring Guinea, some ending up in refugee camps and others struggling to fend for themselves in the capital city of Conakry.Ruben Koroma and his wife Grace had left Sierra Leone in 1997 and found themselves in the Kalia refugee camp near the border with Sierra Leone. When it became clear they would not be heading back to their homeland anytime soon, they joined up with guitarist Francis John Langba (aka Franco), and bassist Idrissa Bangura (aka Mallam), other musicians in the camp whom they had known before the war, to entertain their fellow refugees. After a Canadian relief agency donated two beat up electric guitars, a single microphone and a meager sound system, Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars were born.
    Type SUNSHINE


1:30pm

Food Patriots presents Henhouse Prowlers
    Saturday May 26, 2012 1:30pm - 2:15pm @ h. SOULSHINE

    Join Food Patriots and Henhouse Prowlers as they discuss the effect of our current food system on our environment and future, intermingled with some acoustic bluegrass tunes.

    Food Patriots is a documentary film and public engagement campaign by Groundswell Educational Films. We aim to tell a story that unlocks the potential for healthier lives, a less polluted environment and new jobs that would evolve naturally if Americans shift by just 10% the way we buy, eat and educate the next generation about food. Food Patriots is a call to action and reminds people that every dollar we spend is a vote for the food system that we want.  By joining Food Patriots people make their own commitment to a 10% change, and to beginning conversations about food. Several Summer Camp vendors will offer discounts and coupons to Food Patriotsmembers for fresh, local or organic fooditems. http://www.foodpatriots.com


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    After seven years of hard work and a relentless tour schedule, Chicago’s The Henhouse Prowlers have gained a growing reputation for their highly original, tradition-inspired bluegrass built around intricate harmonies and electrifying stage energy. In 2010, while balancing time on the road and in the studio in Colorado, the Prowlers placed third in the prestigious Telluride Bluegrass Festival Band Competition and took top honors in the RockyGrass Band Competition.


    Type SOULSHINE


1:30pm

Afternoon Moon
    Saturday May 26, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm @ e. CAMPING

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Afternoon Moon is an Illinois based progressive jam band that has been moving and shaking in the mid-west scene since 2009. From a place where you stare out into mysterious clouds and swear you can hear the corn grow; Afternoon Moon has been creating an interesting honest sound. Bridging the gaps between progressive flatland folk, Chicago blues, and psychedelic funk grooves and rhythms; the music is true organic rock n roll.
    Type CAMPING


1:30pm

Family Groove Company
    Saturday May 26, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm @ a. MOONSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Family Groove Company is a four piece band from Chicago that is turning heads and catching ears with a sound that is uncannily fresh, and live performances that simply envelop audiences in the fun, excitement and passion that the band radiates from the stage. Growing audiences everywhere FGC plays attest to the impact the band is making, as they bring the excitement of their live performances to ever growing venues, in more and more cities across the country.
    Type MOONSHINE


1:30pm

JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound
    Saturday May 26, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm @ c. STARSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Erupting with raw emotion, JC Brooks unleashes his soulful shouts and heart wrenching falsetto over the relentless rhythm of guitarist Billy Bungeroth, drummer Kevin Marks, and bassist Ben Taylor. Bear witness, for these young men are on the move and they’re ready to make you dance by any means necessary.


    Type STARSHINE


2:00pm

Ponderosa
    Saturday May 26, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm @ d. CAMPFIRE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    “Ponderosa naturally carries the type of swagger that most bands spend years rehearsing. Their catalog of campfire songs, southern rock anthems, and drunken, two-step shuffles has won the admiration of listeners—and the envy of musicians—throughout the Southeast Region. .” -William Cane (Performer Magazine)
    Type CAMPFIRE


2:30pm

Elemental Groove Theory
    Saturday May 26, 2012 2:30pm - 3:00pm @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Elemental Groove Theory is a dynamic 7 piece group that fuses together rock, funk, jam, and latin for a sound that is familiar, and a style that is completely unique. The members of EGT pride themselves on the collaborative creation of original music which bridges many styles and tastes.

     

     


    Type VIBETENT


2:30pm

Environmental Defenders present Zmick
    Saturday May 26, 2012 2:30pm - 3:15pm @ h. SOULSHINE

    Join the Environmental Defenders and Zmick as they discuss the ecological relationships between people and the natural world that supports all life, amidst some Zmick tunes!

    The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County is a citizen organization dedicated to the preservation and improvement of the environment. We are committed to building sound ecological relationships between people and the natural world that supports all life.  To achieve the aim of environmental preservation and improvement, we provide the community with educational programs and volunteer action on pollution prevention, sustainable land use and energy and natural resource conservation.  This year at Summer Camp, we will be educating the public about our freshwater ecosystems and the dangers that exist with resource extraction such as coal mining, oil drilling and natural gas fracking. http://www.mcdef.org  

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Zmick’s sound can be described as a modern interpretation of progressive rock music. A quartet hailing from Chicago, Il, they write an eclectic variety of heartfelt lyrical songs and instrumental music. Zmick’s lyrical sound is strongly influenced by folk, rock and soul funk, while their instrumentals are influenced by jazz, fusion and electronica.


    Type SOULSHINE


2:30pm

Rebelution
    Saturday May 26, 2012 2:30pm - 3:30pm @ b. SUNSHINE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Originally formed in 2004, members Eric Rachmany (vocals / guitar), Rory Carey (keyboards), Wesley Finley (drums), and Marley D. Williams (bass) met in college. It was there that the seeds to Rebelution’s future were planted. The band continuously tours across the country, ventured to South America and Europe, and has previously performed at Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits among others.
    Type SUNSHINE


3:00pm

Tauk
    Saturday May 26, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm @ e. CAMPING


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Meet Tauk, a band that delivers a unique blend of funk, jazz, pop and rock with a fresh, experimental spirit. Since forming earlier this decade, the Long Island-based trio have built an impressive DIY buzz, scoring opening gigs for O.A.R, MOE, Robert Randolph & the Family Band, 311, Tea Leaf Green, as well as earning slots at top festivals like Gathering of the Vibes (alongside Buddy Guy and Bob Weir and Ratdog) and being featured on Fuse TV.


    Type CAMPING


3:00pm

Kids These Days
    Saturday May 26, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm @ c. STARSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Kids These Days comes from Chicago but their music comes from everywhere. With a horn section, a rapper, a blues-rock trio and a female singer, KTD blends a wide range of influences — hip-hop, jazz, soul, blues, and classic rock — into a unique, fresh sound that breaks boundaries while honoring America’s musical heritage.
    Type STARSHINE


3:15pm

ALO
    Saturday May 26, 2012 3:15pm - 4:15pm @ a. MOONSHINE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Born from a friendship nurtured during their days at the University of California Santa Barbara, the band consists of Zach Gill (Keyboards/Vocals), Steve Adams (Bass Guitar/Vocals), Dan Lebowitz (Guitars/Percussion/Vocals) and David Brogan (Drums/Vocals).
    Type MOONSHINE


3:30pm

Actions Speak Louder: Using your voice to advocate for the world's poorest
    Saturday May 26, 2012 3:30pm - 4:15pm @ h. SOULSHINE

    Wondering how you can use your voice at Summer Camp to help end extreme poverty and preventable disease? ONE has the answer! ONE is a grassroots advocacy and campaigning organization, founded by Bono, that fights extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa. Today, more than 3 million people across the world are raising awareness and working with political leaders to support smart and effective programs that save lives, help put kids in school and improve futures.     Join us for an interactive workshop where we'll discuss ideas on how your local actions could have global impact. We'd like to hear your ideas and empower you with the tools you need to amplify your local advocacy efforts in support of the world's poorest people.


    Type SOULSHINE


3:30pm

Orgone
    Saturday May 26, 2012 3:30pm - 4:30pm @ d. CAMPFIRE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Los Angeles based band Orgone is many souls with a cosmic connection, a natural creative force and musicians who have played together for years. They are self schooled and continue to shape their musical voice as a solid unit of guys who hang, spin records and jam out their shared inspirations. With a rooted sense of funk, soul, afrobeat, deep rhythms and an intimate understanding of dj culture as well as each others’ individual talents, Orgone seamlessly slides through multiple styles and dynamic performances.
    Type CAMPFIRE


4:00pm

Positive Vibr8ions
    Saturday May 26, 2012 4:00pm - 5:00pm @ g. VIBETENT


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    The bridge across the pond. Positive Vibr8ions combines Breezy, straight out of East London, with US grown Substr8 on the ones and twos. This team flexes any system it touches with modus operandi: building the conscious massive. A fusion of US and UK sound, Positive Vibr8ions realizes the accessible side of bass music, while staying true to their roots.


    Type VIBETENT


4:15pm

Common
    Saturday May 26, 2012 4:15pm - 5:15pm @ b. SUNSHINE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Chicago-bred rapper who, in recent years, has become one of the more prominent voices in hip-hop’s new millennium renaissance.Common has also chosen to redefine himself, swearing off the alcohol, marijuana, and fornication that he had once indulged in. Now in his early 30s, Common strives to remain a relevant voice in an art form that is on life support.
    Type SUNSHINE


4:30pm

The Ragbirds present Sustainable Touring and Alternative Fuel Workshop and Acoustic Set
    Saturday May 26, 2012 4:30pm - 5:15pm @ h. SOULSHINE

    Join The Ragbirds as they present life on the road as a sustainable band, including discussion of their altnertiave fuel vehicle!  And of course, this workshop is riddled with acoustic music from the band.


    Type SOULSHINE


4:30pm

Chester Brown
    Saturday May 26, 2012 4:30pm - 5:30pm @ e. CAMPING


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    A hardworking, Northwest Indiana environment has created a touring monster that has cowboyed through over 1,600 shows from Cleveland to California. Chester Brown has shared the stage with bands like Los Lobos, Vinnie Amico of Moe, Mr.Blotto, Chicago Blues legend Lonnie Brooks, Rusted Root, Railroad Earth, Cubensis, 56 Hope Road, Jazz legend Herman Green, The Big Wu, Willie Waldman and Steve Molitz to name a few.


    Type CAMPING


5:00pm

Anders Osborne
    Saturday May 26, 2012 5:00pm - 6:00pm @ d. CAMPFIRE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Anders Osborne is among the most original and visionary musicians performing today. In a city overflowing with stellar artists, bands and performers, Osborne is one of the Big Easy’s favorite musical heroes. His Alligator Records debut, American Patchwork, is a moving collection of soul-baring rock, blues and ballads. Many of the songs on American Patchwork deal with healing and redemption, spirituality and acceptance.
    Type CAMPFIRE


5:00pm

Midnight Conspiracy
    Saturday May 26, 2012 5:00pm - 6:00pm @ c. STARSHINE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    In the ever growing sea of electronic acts out there, it takes more than talent and desire to distinguish yourself from the rest. It takes a mustache, it takes a ninja, it takes a big giant laser eye that can travel through time, space, and the realms of hell. It's a good thing then that Midnight Conspiracy possess all three.

    The group has come a long way in a very short amount of time. Yes, they hit #2 on Beatport’s dubstep chart, landed in the Hype Machine's Top 5 six times, had multiple tracks on BBC Radio 1, and toured non-stop — melting faces with their hard hitting, bass heavy sets in over 50 cities on two continents. They’ve added the likes of Lollapalooza, Ultra Music Festival, World Electronic Music Festival (WEMF) and North Coast Music Festival to their resume, and it doesn't end there. What truly sets Midnight Conspiracy apart from other groups is their extracurricular activities outside of traditional performing and producing. They run their own clothing line under their Dead Fame brand and collective. They can be seen wheat pasting Dead Fame street art around towns. And their current pet project involves a 16-ft tall LED and laser pyramid structure dubbed “Eye Live ▲ Laser Lightshow”. At the rate they’re going, it’s no wonder that all EYES are on Midnight Conspiracy.

     


    Type STARSHINE


5:00pm

Gigantic Underground Conspiracy
    Saturday May 26, 2012 5:00pm - 6:15pm @ a. MOONSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    With a handful of amazing shows taking place in Chicago over the New Year’s Eve 2012, a few musicians decided to combine efforts and form Gigantic Underground Conspiracy on January 1st. This debut project consists of Marc Brownstein and Aron Magner (The Disco Biscuits / Conspirator), Dominic Lalli and Jeremy Salken (Big Gigantic), Chris Michetti (Conspirator / RAQ), and Ben Baruch (Underground Orchestra).
    Type MOONSHINE


5:30pm

Rock the Earth presents Chuck Garvey
    Saturday May 26, 2012 5:30pm - 6:30pm @ h. SOULSHINE

    Join Rock the Earth and Chuck Garvey of moe. as they discuss the state of our environment and the changes that need to be made all while being graced with Chuck's acoustic tunes.

     

    Rock the Earth works closely with the music industry and its fans, many of whom are concerned with the fate of our public lands, air and water. We act as advocates to ensure the existence of a sustainable and healthy environment for all. Further, we aim to represent those individuals and communities whose environment or natural surroundings are directly and adversely affected by the actions of others. Rock the Earth, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, national public interest environmental advocacy organization, is committed to protecting and defending America's natural resources through partnerships with the music industry and the world-wide environmental community. www.RockTheEarth.org


    Type SOULSHINE


6:00pm

Ultraviolet Hippopotamus
    Saturday May 26, 2012 6:00pm - 7:00pm @ e. CAMPING


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Ultraviolet Hippopotamus is an explosive five-piece progressive improvisational band with a rapidly growing fan base across the U.S. and, more recently, Europe. Described as “brightening the future of the jam band scene,” Ultraviolet Hippopotamus mixes tight, funky jams with new dance beats, heartfelt lyrics, compelling composition, eccentric effects and a vibrant light show for an incredible, one-of-a-kind musical experience. Known for its on-stage musical alchemy – cultivated from years of relentless touring – the band performs an eclectic selection of technically demanding compositions and improvised material along with unconventional and fun covers.


    Type CAMPING


6:00pm

Minnesota
    Saturday May 26, 2012 6:00pm - 7:00pm @ g. VIBETENT


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    A move to Northern California from his native state in the summer of 2007 prompted new West Coast friends to give Bauhofer the moniker that is now known throughout the electronic scene as the name to watch out for. After producing hip-hop and forming multiple bands, Bauhofer heard dubstep at a music festival and decided to try his hand at producing the exciting new sound himself – and undeniably found his niche.
    Type VIBETENT


6:00pm

G. Love & Special Sauce
    Saturday May 26, 2012 6:00pm - 7:15pm @ b. SUNSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Like a classic novel it all starts at a chance meeting one rainy, fall night in Boston, when fellow torchbearers of new roots Americana, Seth and Scott Avett of The Avett Brothers invite Garret Dutton aka G. Love onto their tour bus after a gig to share their love of back road blues.
    Type SUNSHINE


6:30pm

The Lumineers
    Saturday May 26, 2012 6:30pm - 7:30pm @ d. CAMPFIRE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    The roots revival of the last few years has primed listeners for a new generation of rustic, heart-on-the-sleeve music—the kind that nods to tradition while setting off into uncharted territory. The Lumineers walk that line with an unerring gift for timeless melodies and soul-stirring lyrics. It will all be on display soon, on the band’s first full-length album, due in March.
    Type CAMPFIRE


6:45pm

Go Green Raffle Winners
    Saturday May 26, 2012 6:45pm - 7:00pm @ h. SOULSHINE

    Campers who participate in keeping the festival Green and beautiful will have a chance to win great prizes, such as watching the bands from the stage, winning tons of band memorabilia, Summer Camp goodies, and much more. Green Educators will be disbursing raffle tickets to campers doing an act of “Greenness” such as bringing trash, compost, or recycling bags to the Waste & Sorting Center, picking trash off the ground, using reusable camping items, and any other green acts. For more information, talk to a Summer Camp Green Educator in the Soulshine Tent. Raffle winners will be presented daily at 6:45pm in the Soulshine Tent.

     


    Type SOULSHINE


7:00pm

12th Planet
    Saturday May 26, 2012 7:00pm - 8:00pm @ c. STARSHINE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    John started over from scratch. After seven years touring the world as drum-n-bass maestro Infiltrata, after winning over icons such as Goldie and Photek, John Dadzie gave himself a new name, a new sound, and a new determination. It was 2005 and the gentile beatmaker was inspired by sounds he heard spun by the likes Technical Itch, Skream and Benga. It was dubstep. And it was his calling. Once 12th Planet is born, the story really begins. The British dubstep movement takes hold in LA thanks to 12th Planet and the events he aligns himself with; Smog, Media Contender, HARD, and his own club night Dubtroit. Like the mythological twelfth planet (popularized by controversial author Zecharia Sitchin), our 12th Planet flies perpendicular to the system. His wicked beats are off axis. His subsonic frequencies surround you in their own orbit. America’s first king of dubstep is ready for impact.
    Type STARSHINE


7:00pm

Gov't Mule
    Saturday May 26, 2012 7:00pm - 8:30pm @ a. MOONSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    With 2 million paid song downloads through their site MuleTracks, seven critically acclaimed studio records already released. Yet when you’re in one of the hardest working bands in rock history, pushing yourself to greater heights always supersedes cashing in on past successes.
    Type MOONSHINE


7:00pm

Aesthetic Underground: Open Mic hosted by Mike & Mike ftring debut of Scamp Songwriters Circle
    Saturday May 26, 2012 7:00pm - 8:45pm @ h. SOULSHINE

    Break out our instruments and swing by for open mic hosted by Michael Berg of Van Ghost and Mike Armintrout of Tator Tot!  Feel free to sit up and perform on your own or ask the guys to join you!


    Type SOULSHINE


7:30pm

Old Shoe
    Saturday May 26, 2012 7:30pm - 8:30pm @ e. CAMPING


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Old Shoe is a five-piece Americana Folk Rock band based out of Chicago, Illinois. Made up of talented songwriters from across the country, hailing from as far away as Alaska, the band’s compositions paint a diverse landscape of American life. Constantly playing throughout the midwest, their wealth of experience in the musical world never ceases to grow. Their performances will draw you in at the start and leave you panting on the dance floor by the end.
    Type CAMPING


8:00pm

The Steepwater Band
    Saturday May 26, 2012 8:00pm - 9:00pm @ d. CAMPFIRE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Formed in Chicago in 1998, the band’s signature sound is at once a nod to earlier rock n’ blues combined with a raw and gusty musical approach. Band members Jeff Massey (guitar & vocals), Tod Bowers (bass) and Joe Winters (drums) have a synergy that comes from years of playing together. The rhythm section is taut and responsive; they flourish to create a perfect canvass.
    Type CAMPFIRE


8:00pm

Gramatik
    Saturday May 26, 2012 8:00pm - 9:00pm @ g. VIBETENT


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Gramatik has always been an early adopter. It began at the age of 3, when his mother would catch him glued to the radio in his older sister’s room, checking out the cassette tapes with American funk, jazz, soul and blues. He started making his first beats on an early PC by the time he was 13, and soon the kid from Portoroz, Slovenia figured out how to harvest the power of free file sharing to build a following throughout the US & Europe. Tracks spread, hype grew, tours followed, and before long his digital persona forged the initial inroads into the US market, landing him both a label and an agency.  

    Gramatik landed on US soil as a fully formed artist who knows how to do things his way. He signed to a label, Pretty Lights Music, that gives all of its music away for free, which went hand in hand with his own philosophy about ''freeing music by making music free''.  Soon after, he scooped up his hometown crew and moved to Brooklyn, NY. Alongside Gramatik, the multimedia collective known as Dream Big features guitarist and producer F.A.Q, video director and filmmaker Anze Koron and graphic and web designer Martin Kenjic, with whom he has been friends since they were kids, sitting in a small town on the Adriatic coast, dreaming of breaking out into the wide world beyond.  Now’s the time.

    Of his new record #digitalfreedom Gramatik says, "My new EP bares the title #digitalfreedom. As an artist that based his entire career on the platform of free file sharing, I'm dedicating it to the fight against severe internet censorship bills we've been hearing about so much in the past months. Bastards have been trying to cripple the internet on a global scale with bills like ACTA/SOPA/PIPA and I'm sure there's more of them coming, so this one goes out for spreading awareness! Reject them all, they will never stop the sharing, the Internet is our realm, DIGITAL FREEDOM!"

    With over 100,000 tracks sold on Beatport.com, topping all kinds of genre charts, Gramatik has clearly matured into a world-class producer. He earned nominations for “Best Chill Out Artist” and “Best Chill Out Track” at the 2010 and 3 best track awards at the 2012 Beatport Music Awards.  More recently, after posting a clever remix of Zeppelin's “Stairway to Heaven”, he shot to number 1 on HypeMachine in a matter of hours, and has been since appearing in the site's 'popular' top 10 chart with every new release.  Within the US, it’s been a huge year of growth for Gramatik, performing at festivals across the US and alongside labelmate Pretty Lights, including epic sold out shows at Red Rocks. This summer promises even more high-profile appearances, including gigs at Lightning in a Bottle, Wakarusa, Electric Forest, Camp Bisco, Wanderlust and many more.

     

    #digitalfreedom will be released April 3 on Pretty Lights Music.

     


    Type VIBETENT


8:00pm

Umphrey's McGee

9:00pm

Midwest Hype
    Saturday May 26, 2012 9:00pm - 10:00pm @ e. CAMPING

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Midwest Hype defines urban garage jazz. Hip-hop flow, unforgettable vocal melodies, punching horn lines, immaculate jazz improvisation, dance floor mayhem, tight pocketed compositions, a spectrum of all colors, a refreshing youthful breath in today's digital world. A celebration and motivation to create a better life, make the day glow.

     


    Type CAMPING


9:00pm

Future Rock
    Saturday May 26, 2012 9:00pm - 10:00pm @ c. STARSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Mickey Kellerman and Felix Moreno, alongside drummer Darren Heitz, are the driving force behind Future Rock. The Chicago trio has been perfecting its brand of live-instrument dance music since 2004 and-just like Future Rock’s pulsating and escalating anthis-their momentum is about to explode.


    Type STARSHINE


9:00pm

moe.
    Saturday May 26, 2012 9:00pm - 10:15pm @ a. MOONSHINE


    ARTIS WEBSITE

    moe. has been hosting Summer Camp since the beginning back in 2001. We are thrilled that 11 years later, they will be taking the stage again all 3 days at the 2012 Summer Camp Music Festival.

    The preeminent progressive rock band on the music scene today, moe. has had a remarkable career that’s touched upon 3 decades and produced 17 albums. The quintet of Al Schnier and Chuck Garvey on guitars and vocals, Rob Derhak on bass and vocals, Jim Loughlin on percussion and vibes, and Vinnie Amico on Drums, continues to push the standard for performance art.
    Type MOONSHINE


9:00pm

The Tricky Ol' Puss and Mos Scocious Show
    Saturday May 26, 2012 9:00pm - 10:45pm @ h. SOULSHINE

    Take one hip-hop magician add dancers, floating guitars, and several broken bottles of Jameson. Mix in the finest freak funk band this side of Saturday has seen.  Let this marinate on your eyeballs and earholes for 2 hours - scrape off, swallow, repeat.

     


    Type SOULSHINE


10:00pm

Umphrey's McGee

11:00pm

D1rty No1ze

11:00pm

Bluegrass Sessions hosted by Sexfist and friends
    Saturday May 26, 2012 11:00pm - 12:45am @ h. SOULSHINE

    The boys from Sexfist are sneaking in to create a bluegrass late night to remember.  Stop by to see what trouble they're creating, and who they'll create it with!

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Guitarist Harrison Birch and banjo player Chuck Oakton met each other in early 2001 when, during the talent portion of the Mr. Universe pageant, both contestants played the same song. The song was Bill Monroe's 'Real Life Blues' and, embarrassing a moment though it was, an instant friendship was formed. They began playing as a duo.  Then in the summer of 2002 Peter Briarwood, with whom Oakton had worked in the adult film 'Shotgun Charlie,' began sitting in on mandolin.  The sheer amount of picking was really getting on everyone's nerves and the search began for a 'long note' instrument.  One afternoon outside of the 711 on Howard St., Chuck Oakton found fiddle player, Allen Ellwood, digging through garbage for his next meal.  Despite his foul stench and rancid attitude, Chuck knew he'd found the lead instrument the band was missing. Finally, in May 2003, bass fiddler Bradley Longwood blackmailed his way into the band and Sexfist was born. They have since taken Chicago by storm, amazing audiences with their high-energy, hard-driving picking and angelic harmony singing. Sexfist has won numerous awards and accolades including Third All-Time Highest Score on the Golden Tee game at the Oasis in Rogers Park, a citation in June 2005 by Officer Reginald A. White for disorderly conduct, and a 2007 Franky nomination for Best Supporting Actress. The band is not currently touring in support of its self-titled debut CD as they are not legally allowed to operate motor vehicles. So make sure you stop by Soulshine at Summer Camp to see this once in a lifetime experience!

     

     


    Type SOULSHINE


11:30pm

Miss Amphetamine
    Saturday May 26, 2012 11:30pm - 12:00am @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    I am Miss Amphetamine. I'm not going to write this in 3rd person like all the other little DJs because I'm not trying to sound legit. I mean, look at me - this scantily clad twenty-something-year-old half-asian girl with her little Akai controller & Macbook, wants her name on everyone's lips but won't let you anywhere near because I'm afraid you'll mess up my lipstick. I'm seriously that girl that gets too drunk at the party, puts herself on a pedestal, and makes everyone else listen to her cryptic emotional bullshit stories.

    Except my pedestal is a stage, and each one of my bullshit stories comes with a tracklist & free download link on my mixcloud. So go listen, & go dance - it's a great way to cure any personality disorder, particularly mine.

     


    Type VIBETENT


11:30pm

moe.
    Saturday May 26, 2012 11:30pm - 1:00am @ a. MOONSHINE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    moe. has been hosting Summer Camp since the beginning back in 2001. We are thrilled that 11 years later, they will be taking the stage again all 3 days at the 2012 Summer Camp Music Festival.

    The preeminent progressive rock band on the music scene today, moe. has had a remarkable career that’s touched upon 3 decades and produced 17 albums. The quintet of Al Schnier and Chuck Garvey on guitars and vocals, Rob Derhak on bass and vocals, Jim Loughlin on percussion and vibes, and Vinnie Amico on Drums, continues to push the standard for performance art .
    Type MOONSHINE


12:00am

Milk n Cookies
    Sunday May 27, 2012 12:00am - 12:30am @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Milk N Cookies consist of two sexy, identical twin house music producers and dj’s. At the ripe stallion-esque age of 21 they have accomplished much in the past 3 years such as playing along side some of the biggest EDM acts in the world, as well having original music released on beatport. Being based out of Chicago they would like to think that they are the American midwest pioneers of the “Post-Bro” house music movement, compiled of genre blending melodies, synths, and basslines. 2012 is appearing epic thus far, with this being their second year playing at Summercamp. In March they will be doing a week long stint of club gigs in Puerto Vallerta, Mexico. Stay tuned for many original and remix releases this year and huge announcements to come nationally.


    Type VIBETENT


12:30am

White Rabbit
    Sunday May 27, 2012 12:30am - 1:00am @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    From the Chalice Dubs crew, who have womped their way to the top of the game, comes the White Rabbit. With more energy and raw power than Zeus on Mount Olympus, he commands the movements of the crowd with pure will power, relentlessly pouring his spirit on the audience with a spot of madness never before witnessed by mortals. 


    Type VIBETENT


1:00am

Positive Vibrations
    Sunday May 27, 2012 1:00am - 1:45am @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    The bridge across the pond. Positive Vibr8ions combines Breezy, straight out of East London, with US grown Substr8 on the ones and twos. This team flexes any system it touches with modus operandi: building the conscious massive. A fusion of US and UK sound, Positive Vibr8ions realizes the accessible side of bass music, while staying true to their roots.


    Type VIBETENT


1:00am

The Ragbirds
    Sunday May 27, 2012 1:00am - 2:00am @ d. CAMPFIRE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Like a mix tape made by a well-traveled friend, The Ragbirds music is diverse and foreign, yet somehow familiar. The voice at the front of The Ragbirds carries the freshness of the journey itself, and the lyrics point out the scenery like a friendly tour guide.
    Type CAMPFIRE


1:00am

Knock Knock Hot Spot :: Burlesque Show
    Sunday May 27, 2012 1:00am - 2:00am @ h. SOULSHINE

    The Knock Knock Hot Spot is a bizzare, bold, and bawdy burlesque and variety performance troupe from Chicago Illinois. Headed by Mae the Bellydancer and her alter ego Spiffy Kins, the Knock Knock Hot Spot brings artful entertainment with a naughty lean to the masses. You can catch us at www.knockknockhotspot.com for happenings and shenanigans.


    Type SOULSHINE


1:00am

Brain Damaged Eggmen
    Sunday May 27, 2012 1:00am - 2:15am @ f. REDBARN

    Brain Damaged Eggmen, celebrating the music of Pink Floyd and the Beatles, featuring Brendan Bayliss, Jake Cinninger, and Kris Myers of Umphrey's McGee, & Marc Brownstein and Aron Magner of the Disco Biscuits will be will be joining Gigantic Underground Conspiracy in the barn late night on Saturday. 

    The band takes its name from the Pink Floyd song "Brain Damage" and a line from The Beatles' "I Am the Walrus".


    Type REDBARN


1:45am

DJ SOLO
    Sunday May 27, 2012 1:45am - 2:30am @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE 

    Half electronic bass-head, half punk-rocker-anarchist, and all around mad scientist, Chicago’s own DJ SOLO is way more than just a “DJ”. Currently making big waves in the dubstep/drumstep and bass music scene, SOLO continually raises the bar with turntablism and trick mixing techniques, high energy live performances that include guitar playing, rapping, singing, original bootlegs and remixes, and guaranteed face melting or your money back!


    Type VIBETENT


2:15am

Sun Stereo recreating The Beatles
    Sunday May 27, 2012 2:15am - 3:45am @ h. SOULSHINE

    Watch Sun Stereo turn into The Beatles for a special late night set


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Sun Stereo is 6-piece band from Urbana, Illinois who perform an eclectic range of original compositions featuring a hybridization of organic and electronic elements with beatles-esque vocal harmonies, dubstep style drops, and a funk-your-face-off horn section. Kelly McMorris (vocals, keys, music/lyrics) reunited with Jesse Greenlee (Drums/vocals) in 2010 after having previously played together in Synesthesia from 2000-2004. In the summer of 2011, Josh Houchin (Stand-up bass, vocals) and the Mono Moon Horn Band (Adrian Barnett, Lyndsay Gross, Kevin Bourassa) were added to the fray, and in the first 6 months they’ve quickly built a fierce following of loyal fans awaiting their first full-length album due out this spring.


    Type SOULSHINE


2:30am

Minnesota
    Sunday May 27, 2012 2:30am - 3:15am @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Christian Bauhofer at first glance comes off as the unassuming dude yawning next to you in class, a kind of lumberjack-nerd fusion in his glasses and scruffy facial hair. However, wait until the sun goes down and add a couple drinks and a whole lot of bass — and quiet, smiley Christian assumes his party-crushing alter-ego: Minnesota.A move to Northern California from his native state in the summer of 2007 prompted new West Coast friends to give Bauhofer the moniker that is now known throughout the electronic scene as the name to watch out for. After producing hip-hop and forming multiple bands, Bauhofer heard dubstep at a music festival and decided to try his hand at producing the exciting new sound himself - and undeniably found his niche.

    In the past two years his producing has taken off, with both originals and remixes gaining great popularity on sites like Soundcloud.com. In Minnesota productions, big influences show through from songwriters Bauhofer looks up to — artists such as Mimosa, Martyparty, and Modeselektor. His first EP “Panda Snatching Tycoon” was released to great acclaim in January 2011 on Tycho Records, featuring three original tracks: “Push It,” “Purple Daze,” and “Twisted.” Another popular song, “Space Mountain,” can be found on Gruntworthy’s Vol. 1 EP, and the crowdpleasing “Meow” is out now on MalLabel's Saucerface compilation.

     

     

     

     

     


    Type VIBETENT


2:30am

Hot Buttered Rum
    Sunday May 27, 2012 2:30am - 4:00am @ d. CAMPFIRE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Initially formed as an acoustic string band, seven years of constant touring has transformed Hot Buttered Rum into a plugged-in, percussive powerhouse that wows critics and fans alike. Their left-coast rock reveals an access to jazz, country, and world music that few groups can match. While the band’s music belies simple categorization, its songwriting and stage chemistry delights listeners at every turn.
    Type CAMPFIRE


2:45am

Gigantic Underground Conspiracy
    Sunday May 27, 2012 2:45am - 4:00am @ f. REDBARN


    ARTIST WEBSITE 

    With a handful of amazing shows taking place in Chicago over the New Year’s Eve 2012, a few musicians decided to combine efforts and form Gigantic Underground Conspiracy on January 1st. This debut project consists of Marc Brownstein and Aron Magner (The Disco Biscuits / Conspirator), Dominic Lalli and Jeremy Salken (Big Gigantic), Chris Michetti (Conspirator / RAQ), and Ben Baruch (Underground Orchestra).


    Type REDBARN


3:15am

Midnight Conspiracy
    Sunday May 27, 2012 3:15am - 4:00am @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    In the ever growing sea of electronic acts out there, it takes more than talent and desire to distinguish yourself from the rest. It takes a mustache, it takes a ninja, it takes a big giant laser eye that can travel through time, space, and the realms of hell. It's a good thing then that Midnight Conspiracy possess all three.

    The group has come a long way in a very short amount of time. Yes, they hit #2 on Beatport’s dubstep chart, landed in the Hype Machine's Top 5 six times, had multiple tracks on BBC Radio 1, and toured non-stop — melting faces with their hard hitting, bass heavy sets in over 50 cities on two continents. They’ve added the likes of Lollapalooza, Ultra Music Festival, World Electronic Music Festival (WEMF) and North Coast Music Festival to their resume, and it doesn't end there. What truly sets Midnight Conspiracy apart from other groups is their extracurricular activities outside of traditional performing and producing. They run their own clothing line under their Dead Fame brand and collective. They can be seen wheat pasting Dead Fame street art around towns. And their current pet project involves a 16-ft tall LED and laser pyramid structure dubbed “Eye Live ▲ Laser Lightshow”. At the rate they’re going, it’s no wonder that all EYES are on Midnight Conspiracy.

     


    Type VIBETENT


10:00am

HEADING OM YOGA .:. AWAKEN RAISE YOUR VIBRATION

11:00am

Twin Cats
    Sunday May 27, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm @ d. CAMPFIRE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    With the present lineup forming in 2004, The Twin Cats are at the cutting edge of musical creativity in Indianapolis and indeed the eastern half of the US. In the past year, The Twin Cats have quickly become one of the premier musical acts touring today.
    Type CAMPFIRE


11:00am

Stephen Perkins' and friends Drum Circle
    Sunday May 27, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm @ h. SOULSHINE

    Don't miss what's to be the biggest drum cirlce Summer Camp can create hosted by Stephen Perkins of Jane's Addiction!  Perkins will be joined by Sierra Leone Refugee Allstars, Eagle Ridge drummers and many more.


    Type SOULSHINE


12:00pm

Dani Jean
    Sunday May 27, 2012 12:00pm - 1:00pm @ e. CAMPING

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Dani Jean’s music has enthusiasts yearning for her distinct voice; it compliments any emotion and is a reflection of her expressive personality; eccentric, intriguing and ultimately, full of passion.
    Dani Jean has showcased at Canadian Music Week, rocked the mainstage at Boonstock and even performed at the 2010 Winter Olympics. The Edmonton Music Award nominee released her debut album “crazy/beautiful” last spring and is currently on tour promoting it nationally.
    Type CAMPING


12:00pm

Banyan
    Sunday May 27, 2012 12:00pm - 1:00pm @ a. MOONSHINE

    Banyan is an art rock/alternative rock band with heavy jazz, funk, and punk influence, based in Los Angeles, California. The leader and co-founder is Stephen Perkins, who first played drums for Jane’s Addiction (1986-1991, plus later regroupings), and then for Porno for Pyros. He co-founded the group with David Turin. The core members of the band are Nels Cline on guitar, Willie Waldman on trumpet and Ex-Minutemen Mike Watt on bass. Mike Watt also sings on some Banyan songs. Both Mike Watt and Nels Cline generally play only West Coast dates and at various times the band has had Rob Wasserman on bass and Clint Wagner on guitar fill in when they are unavailable. Saxophone players Steve Mackay and Herman Green, guitar player Calvin Newborn, and bass player J. D. Westmoreland have also joined the band during select live shows.


    Type MOONSHINE


12:00pm

12:00pm

Cirrus Minor
    Sunday May 27, 2012 12:00pm - 1:00pm @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Cirrus Minor is an eclectic musical artistic endeavor, producing a unique brand of alternative rock unbound by stylistic restrictions. From funky dancable jams to face-melting, intense progressive rock, their music twists through numerous genres, much like an iPod on shuffle.

     


    Type VIBETENT


12:30pm

Chicago Farmer

1:00pm

Hot Buttered Rum
    Sunday May 27, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm @ c. STARSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Initially formed as an acoustic string band, seven years of constant touring has transformed Hot Buttered Rum into a plugged-in, percussive powerhouse that wows critics and fans alike. Their left-coast rock reveals an access to jazz, country, and world music that few groups can match. While the band’s music belies simple categorization, its songwriting and stage chemistry delights listeners at every turn.
    Type STARSHINE


1:00pm

Victor Wooten's Center for Music and Nature Featuring: VICTOR WOOTEN & Friends…

1:00pm

Umphrey's McGee

1:30pm

Caravan of Thieves
    Sunday May 27, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm @ e. CAMPING


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Driving gypsy jazz rhythms, acoustic guitars, upright bass and violin lay the foundation for mesmerizing vocal harmonies and fantastic stories. It’s theatrical and humorous. It’s musical and intense. It entertains, dazzles and defies classification while welcoming the spectator to join the band throughout the performance in momentary fits of claps, snaps and sing-alongs.


    Type CAMPING


2:00pm

Red Wanting Blue
    Sunday May 27, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm @ d. CAMPFIRE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Led by singer-songwriter Scott Terry, Red Wanting Blue is proudly based in Columbus, Ohio, but might as well be America’s local band. For years, the group had been hiding in plain sight as Terry went about logging thousands of miles on the road throughout the nation’s heartland, making fans the real way – one at a time.
    Type CAMPFIRE


2:00pm

The Coop
    Sunday May 27, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    The Coop is the concoction of drummer/producer Jake Barinholtz, guitarist/producer Danny Biggins, and bassist/producer Cason Trager. Formed in 2004 in Chicago, The Coop quickly broke into the jam-rock and electronica scene, and over time, evolved their sound and lineup to what it is today. With keyboard virtuoso Joe Re rounding out the group, the band’s sound and versatile abilities stretched into uncharted territories.


    Type VIBETENT


2:45pm

Greensky Bluegrass
    Sunday May 27, 2012 2:45pm - 3:45pm @ a. MOONSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    If you're familiar with bluegrass music, then you're tuned in to some of what Greensky Bluegrass does. They're also known to throw a great party, rock n roll, and (if the critics are to be believed) they have great songs. They are unquestionably a team of friends that traverse the country making music they enjoy.What makes Greensky different than Bluegrass? Poignant rural ballads about real people? Dobro tone that Jerry (Douglas or Garcia) would love? Distortion Pedals? Grit and attitude from a whiskey soaked card game? Indeed, but that's just the tip of the iceberg. This quintet from Michigan has been staying up late at all the coolest festivals and stopping to play your favorite clubs and theaters across America for 11 years now. Nearly 175 shows per year has prepared them for the rigorous task of continuity. Greensky Bluegrass isn't slowing down.

    Type MOONSHINE


3:00pm

The Divide
    Sunday May 27, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm @ e. CAMPING


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Formed in January 2012, the Divide is comprised of Ben Montalbano (Banjo/Vocals), Will Yanez (Guitar/Vocals), Sam Peters (Upright Bass/Vocals), and Erick Eckstrom (Percussion). The group of music students from the University of Illinois utilizes its varied backgrounds in jazz, rock, bluegrass, and classical music to make a music that is intricate and unique, while maintaining a raw and emotional simplicity. While being a fairly new band, each member is no stranger to the performance world, each playing gigs weekly at venues ranging from performing in orchestra halls to obscure jazz clubs and dive bars. The release of their Attic EP (available at divideband.bandcamp.com) was well received and has been receiving air time across the Midwest. The group is set to release another EP in May, to be followed with a Midwest tour in June.
    Type CAMPING


3:00pm

Conscious Alliance presents Hot Buttered Rum
    Sunday May 27, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm @ h. SOULSHINE

    Join Conscious Alliance and Hot Buttered Rum as they discuss the importance of hunger awareness, while playing some great acoustic tunes.

    Conscious Alliance is a Boulder, Colorado based national 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization committed to the redistribution of much-needed food to the impoverished communities of the United States. Operating through ongoing, grassroots food collection and hunger awareness programs throughout the U.S.—mostly by organizing food drives at concerts and sporting events—Conscious Alliance donations directly benefit America’s local food pantries and impoverished Native American reservations. Since their first event in 2002, Conscious Alliance has hosted hundreds of food drives at music festivals including Bonnaroo, Power to the Peaceful, and All Good and for concerts by such artists as Jack Johnson, Foo Fighters, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Franti & Spearhead, The Dead, The String Cheese Incident, STS9 and many others. The net result: the redistribution of over 1 million pounds of food – and counting! http://consciousalliance.org


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Initially formed as an acoustic string band, seven years of constant touring has transformed Hot Buttered Rum into a plugged-in, percussive powerhouse that wows critics and fans alike. Their left-coast rock reveals an access to jazz, country, and world music that few groups can match. While the band’s music belies simple categorization, its songwriting and stage chemistry delights listeners at every turn.


    Type SOULSHINE


3:00pm

moe.
    Sunday May 27, 2012 3:00pm - 4:15pm @ c. STARSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    moe. has been hosting Summer Camp since the beginning back in 2001. We are thrilled that 11 years later, they will be taking the stage again all 3 days at the 2012 Summer Camp Music Festival.

    The preeminent progressive rock band on the music scene today, moe. has had a remarkable career that’s touched upon 3 decades and produced 17 albums. The quintet of Al Schnier and Chuck Garvey on guitars and vocals, Rob Derhak on bass and vocals, Jim Loughlin on percussion and vibes, and Vinnie Amico on Drums, continues to push the standard for performance art .
    Type STARSHINE


3:30pm

DJ SOLO
    Sunday May 27, 2012 3:30pm - 4:30pm @ d. CAMPFIRE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Half electronic bass-head, half punk-rocker-anarchist, and all around mad scientist, Chicago’s own DJ SOLO is way more than just a “DJ”. Currently making big waves in the dubstep/drumstep and bass music scene, SOLO continually raises the bar with turntablism and trick mixing techniques, high energy live performances that include guitar playing, rapping, singing, original bootlegs and remixes, and guaranteed face melting or your money back!


    Type CAMPFIRE


3:45pm

Devil Makes Three
    Sunday May 27, 2012 3:45pm - 4:45pm @ b. SUNSHINE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    With a slightly punky perspective on vintage American blues, The Devil Makes Three is a breath of fresh musical air on its eponymous Milan debut. Laced with elements of ragtime, country, folk and rockabilly, the critically praised, drummer-less trio – consisting of guitarist/frontman Pete Bernhard, stand-up bassist Lucia Turino and guitarist Cooper McBean – brings forth a genuine approach to acoustic music that is deeply steeped in rhythm.
    Type SUNSHINE


4:00pm

Backstage Passes :: Mike Foster Story Telling Sessions
    Sunday May 27, 2012 4:00pm - 5:00pm @ h. SOULSHINE

    Retired rock and roll writer and journalism professor Mike Foster shares memories from 1964 through 2011, including meeting, interviewing, and reviewing live shows by Jimmy Page and The Yardbirds, Bill Wyman of The Rolling Stones, rock and roll pioneer Bo Diddley,  Kurt Neumann and Sammy Llanas of The BoDeans, bluesman Luther Allison, diva Diana Ross, singer-songwriters Graham Nash and Jackson Browne, country music virtuoso Roy Clark, The Doobie Brothers and others.


    Type SOULSHINE


4:15pm

Tribal Seeds

4:30pm

Sun Stereo
    Sunday May 27, 2012 4:30pm - 5:30pm @ e. CAMPING


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Sun Stereo is 6-piece band from Urbana, Illinois who perform an eclectic range of original compositions featuring a hybridization of organic and electronic elements with beatles-esque vocal harmonies, dubstep style drops, and a funk-your-face-off horn section. Kelly McMorris (vocals, keys, music/lyrics) reunited with Jesse Greenlee (Drums/vocals) in 2010 after having previously played together in Synesthesia from 2000-2004. In the summer of 2011, Josh Houchin (Stand-up bass, vocals) and the Mono Moon Horn Band (Adrian Barnett, Lyndsay Gross, Kevin Bourassa) were added to the fray, and in the first 6 months they’ve quickly built a fierce following of loyal fans awaiting their first full-length album due out this spring.
    Type CAMPING


4:30pm

Yonder Mountain String Band
    Sunday May 27, 2012 4:30pm - 5:45pm @ a. MOONSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Yonder Mountain String Band has always played music by its own set of rules. Bending bluegrass, rock and countless other influences that the band cites, Yonder has pioneered a sound of their own. With their traditional lineup of instruments, the band may look like a traditional bluegrass band at first glance but they’ve created their own music that transcends any genre. Dave Johnston points out “What could be more pure than making your own music.” Yonder’s sound cannot be classified purely as “bluegrass” or “string music” but rather it’s an original sound created from “looking at music from [their] own experiences and doing the best job possible.” The band continues to play by their own rules on their new record The Show.The Colorado-based foursome has crisscrossed the country over the past eleven years playing such varied settings as festivals, rock clubs, Red Rocks Amphitheater in the band’s home state, and recently the Democratic National Convention in Denver at Mile High Stadium opening for Barack Obama. Their loyal fanbase has been built from this diverse setting of music venues as fans latched on to their genre-defying original sound.The band has long cited such varied influences as the bluegrass of Del McCoury, Johnson Mountain Boys, Jimmy Martin, Bill Monroe, Osborne Brothers as well as the punk rock of Bad Religion, Black Flag and the Dead Kennedys. Somewhere in between these two tent poles are early 20th Century composers and alternative rock bands like Grandaddy and Postal Service. It’s all funneled through the band’s unique chemistry, honed since they first met at an informal club performance in 1998. With band members writing individually, in different pairings and as a collective, the album proves that this group is a collection of creative peers and you can hear it in the rich tapestry of music that makes up The Show.The band is a regular at bluegrass festivals like the Telluride Bluegrass Festival and the band's own Northwest String Summit as well as massive multi-stage events like Austin City Limits Festival, Bonnaroo and Rothbury. Fans are no doubt drawn to Yonder’s anything goes attitude, its humor and passion about music, and the band’s ability to stretch out live. “We love that people come to see us,” Johnston points out. “Everyone appreciates good music. Some people want to go to a recital and some people want to party.”But as its fans know, Yonder Mountain String Band does something a little different, more than just a musical party. The Show is the band’s most varied and versatile album to date, and the summation of the journey that these guys are on together. It’s bluegrass for the masses, acoustic tunes filled with dazzling chops, and it’s fun to boot. The humble Johnston sounds as surprised as anyone by the band’s success, but knows that it all boiled down to chemistry, which has never changed. “Somewhere down there we all kind of recognized that we had something unique,” he explains. “But there is no way I could have imagined the amount of success that the band has had.”
    Type MOONSHINE


5:00pm

AraabMuzik
    Sunday May 27, 2012 5:00pm - 6:00pm @ d. CAMPFIRE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    If you were to Google the name araabMUZIK, you would discover a lot video’s showing this music producer hammering on an MPC as if he was Travis Barker on the drums. With his fast rhythmic touches on the machine – while donning a New Era fitted, some might call it poetry in motion, others might say it’s suicide on an MPC, but for the this producer it’s just another day on the job.


    Type CAMPFIRE


5:00pm

Dirty Dozen Brass Band
    Sunday May 27, 2012 5:00pm - 6:00pm @ c. STARSHINE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    In 1977, the Dirty Dozen Social and Pleasure Club in New Orleans began showcasing a traditional Crescent City brass band. It was a joining of two proud, but antiquated, traditions at the time: social and pleasure clubs dated back over a century to a time when black southerners could rarely afford life insurance, and the clubs would provide proper funeral arrangements.
    Type STARSHINE


5:00pm

Everyone Orchestra
    Sunday May 27, 2012 5:00pm - 6:30pm @ f. REDBARN

    THE EVERYONE ORCHESTRA conductor/founder Matt Butler has taken its participants, both on stage and off, on improvisational journeys with the most diverse of lineups at festivals, theaters and philanthropic events both nationally and internationally. A laundry list of hundreds of musicians, dancers, singers, guest conductors and community organizations have embraced the experience of EO in single shots of musical adrenaline to the soul. Tuning in to his energy, the band and audience utilize The Conductor as their pivot to the set mood of each passing jam as he communicates with the musicians using hand signs, whiteboard and assorted mime suggestions.
    The list of Everyone Orchestra participants is an increasingly wide and intercontinental group including members of The Grateful Dead, Phish, moe., String Cheese Incident, The Flecktones, Club d’Elf, ALO, Tea Leaf Green and Adrian Belew, Taj Mahal, Maria Muldaur, Tuvan throat singers, live painters, dancers, chanters, choirs, hula hoopers, firespinners, jugglers, stiltwalkers, storytellers, a presidential candidate and hundreds of others among a growing legion of other performers.
    Marching clearly into uncharted territory, The Everyone Orchestra balances the challenges of live group improvisation with triumphant tension and release conduits of music which head deep into the soul. This unique collaborative of performance deeply encourages and requires audience interaction. The edge of your seat enthusiasm for what is next is the fuel behind the continuous musical experiment of The Everyone Orchestra.


    Type REDBARN


5:30pm

Michael Franti & Spearhead
    Sunday May 27, 2012 5:30pm - 7:00pm @ b. SUNSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    In the mid-Nineties, Franti first formed Spearhead, and in recent years, he’s found his own voice musically and his own organic brand of popular success. Franti and Spearhead’s last album, 2008’s All Rebel Rockers became the biggest hit of Franti’s career, hitting the Top 40 on the Billboard 200.


    Type SUNSHINE


6:00pm

Jaik Willis
    Sunday May 27, 2012 6:00pm - 7:00pm @ e. CAMPING


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Jaik Willis is a nationally touring independent performer based in Chicago. He has shared bills with artists such as Willie Nelson, Snoop Dogg, Wilco, Bela Fleck, MMW, Del McCoury, NIN, Big Brother & the Holding Company, Leftover Salmon, Justin Townes Earle, Digital Underground, Blueground Undergrass, Garaj Mahal, EOTO,The Schwag, Ekoostik Hookah, Tea Leaf Green, Split Lip Rayfield, and performed on stage with acoustic blues dynamo, Corey Harris, and Chicago blues legend Billy Branch as well. He has performed at innumerable festivals and major venues around the US. In the Summer of 2010 he performed at Bonnaroo (Stevie Wonder & Jay-Z headline), Summer Camp Festival (Govt Mule, Umphrey’s Mcgee, Avett Brothers), Cavefest, Funk You Festival, Cosmic Railroad Family Gathering, Wuhnurth Festival, Michigan Peace Fest, Widow’s Peak Music Fest & dozens of others.
    Type CAMPING


6:00pm

Lance Herbstrong
    Sunday May 27, 2012 6:00pm - 7:00pm @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Through stream-of-consciousness aural atmospherics, Lance Herbstrong takes you on a trip, sustaining musical momentum with sonic layers propelling the rhythms. The result is music that is ethereal and organic, of the air and of the earth, and always moving.
    Type VIBETENT


6:30pm

Figure
    Sunday May 27, 2012 6:30pm - 7:30pm @ d. CAMPFIRE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    “Small-town producer Josh Gard has had a long history in music, but lately he has been rapidly rising up the ranks of all things bass. Just a few short years ago he donned the name of Figure and began making electro house, and he has since become a regular name in the realms of dubstep and drumstep. Scoring positions in Beatport’s top ten charts may have gotten him recognition, but a fantastic amount of praise has been raining down on him lately as some of the leading artists in electronic music have valued his live performance skills as some of the best in the business. 


    Type CAMPFIRE


6:30pm

Tedeschi Trucks Band
    Sunday May 27, 2012 6:30pm - 8:00pm @ a. MOONSHINE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    As husband-wife couples go in the world of music, it is a challenge to find a duo as well-fitted and naturally prolific as that of singer/guitarist Susan Tedeschi and guitarist Derek Trucks. They are both heavily steeped in the blues tradition, yet open to far-ranging influences including rock, gospel, jazz and World music. Each has produced recordings that share a sensibility best described as a swampy mix of rootsy, rockin’ American music. The two have guested on each other’s albums, toured together intermittently, and last year they each received individual Grammy nominations in the category of “Best Contemporary Blues Album” for their 2009 albums, Tedeschi for Back To The River and Trucks for Already Free (which he won). As well, they often perform together with the Allman Brothers Band—with whom Trucks continues to play as co-lead guitarist.


    Type MOONSHINE


6:45pm

Go Green Raffle Winners
    Sunday May 27, 2012 6:45pm - 7:00pm @ h. SOULSHINE

    Campers who participate in keeping the festival Green and beautiful will have a chance to win great prizes, such as watching the bands from the stage, winning tons of band memorabilia, Summer Camp goodies, and much more. Green Educators will be disbursing raffle tickets to campers doing an act of “Greenness” such as bringing trash, compost, or recycling bags to the Waste & Sorting Center, picking trash off the ground, using reusable camping items, and any other green acts. For more information, talk to a Summer Camp Green Educator in the Soulshine Tent. Raffle winners will be presented daily at 6:45pm in the Soulshine Tent.

     


    Type SOULSHINE


7:00pm

Victor Wooten
    Sunday May 27, 2012 7:00pm - 8:00pm @ c. STARSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Born the youngest of five boys, Victor Lemonte Wooten began learning to play music at the tender age of two. He started performing in nightclubs and theaters as the bassist with the family band at age five, and at age six, was on tour with his brothers opening shows for legendary soul artist Curtis Mayfield.
    Type STARSHINE


7:00pm

Aesthetic Underground: Open Mic Hosted by Special Guests

7:30pm

Zmick
    Sunday May 27, 2012 7:30pm - 8:30pm @ e. CAMPING

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Zmick’s sound can be described as a modern interpretation of progressive rock music. A quartet hailing from Chicago, Il, they write an eclectic variety of heartfelt lyrical songs and instrumental music. Zmick’s lyrical sound is strongly influenced by folk, rock and soul funk, while their instrumentals are influenced by jazz, fusion and electronica. Zmick creates music that is entertaining and accessible yet still creative and intellectually stimulating for their listeners.
    Type CAMPING


8:00pm

Break Science
    Sunday May 27, 2012 8:00pm - 9:00pm @ d. CAMPFIRE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    The Brooklyn based electronic duo, Break Science kick off 2012 with the release of their second EP entitled Monolith Code (Pretty Lights Music). As seasoned producers and touring veterans, Adam Deitch and Borahm Lee have produced and performed with a wide variety of artists.
    Type CAMPFIRE


8:00pm

Shpongle presents the Masquerade
    Sunday May 27, 2012 8:00pm - 9:00pm @ b. SUNSHINE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    The core members of Shpongle are Simon Posford (synth and studio work) andRaja Ram (flute arrangements) from the United Kingdom, along with many collaborators and guest musicians. Their sound is a mix of mainly eastern ethnic samples and western contemporary psychedelic synth music.
    Type SUNSHINE


8:00pm

Rubblebucket
    Sunday May 27, 2012 8:00pm - 9:00pm @ g. VIBETENT


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    With its unique, afro-beat inspired sound, some exciting recent achievements – including being named Best New Band of 2008 and winning Relix Magazine’s Jam-Off Competition, Rubblebucket is clearly poised for big things with their new self-titled album and national tour in support of it going through 2010 and beyond. Led by Alex Toth on trumpet and the inspiring vocals of Kalmia Traver, the nine-piece band produces a sound that defies classification.
    Type VIBETENT


9:00pm

9:00pm

Pretty Lights
    Sunday May 27, 2012 9:00pm - 10:00pm @ a. MOONSHINE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Pretty Lights is the musical vision of the ultra-versatile Colorado based producer Derek Vincent Smith. At a time when music lovers from almost all subcultures and genres are finding common ground in the basic form of bangin' beats, Pretty Lights is giving the people what they want: electro organic cutting-edge party rocking beats that fill venues with energy and emotion and send dance floors into frenzies.Pretty Lights’ set at Summer Camp 2010 was still one of the wildest sets the festival has seen, and we’re sure he’s got something even better in store for us in 2012!
    Type MOONSHINE


9:00pm

Knock Knock Hot Spot :: Burlesque Show
    Sunday May 27, 2012 9:00pm - 10:00pm @ h. SOULSHINE

    The Knock Knock Hot Spot is a bizzare, bold, and bawdy burlesque and variety performance troupe from Chicago Illinois. Headed by Mae the Bellydancer and her alter ego Spiffy Kins, the Knock Knock Hot Spot brings artful entertainment with a naughty lean to the masses. You can catch us at www.knockknockhotspot.com for happenings and shenanigans.


    Type SOULSHINE


9:00pm

Galactic
    Sunday May 27, 2012 9:00pm - 10:00pm @ c. STARSHINE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    GALACTIC was formed eighteen years ago in New Orleans, and they cut their teeth playing the biggest party in America: Mardi Gras, when the town shuts down entirely to celebrate. Their newest record, Carnivale Electricos, evokes the electric atmosphere of a whole city – make that, whole cities.
    Type STARSHINE


10:00pm

Jane's Addiction
    Sunday May 27, 2012 10:00pm - 11:30pm @ b. SUNSHINE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Jane’s Addiction have actually written the rule book for alternative music and culture through a combination of genre-defying classic songs and a cinematic live experience. Their songs serve as the Ten Commandments for alt rock. When the Los Angeles quartet came along, they merged alternative and rock like no one before, becoming the first alternative rock band, creating a new sound and attitude.
    Type SUNSHINE


11:30pm

moe.
    Sunday May 27, 2012 11:30pm - 1:00am @ a. MOONSHINE

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    moe. has been hosting Summer Camp since the beginning back in 2001. We are thrilled that 11 years later, they will be taking the stage again all 3 days at the 2012 Summer Camp Music Festival.

    The preeminent progressive rock band on the music scene today, moe. has had a remarkable career that’s touched upon 3 decades and produced 17 albums. The quintet of Al Schnier and Chuck Garvey on guitars and vocals, Rob Derhak on bass and vocals, Jim Loughlin on percussion and vibes, and Vinnie Amico on Drums, continues to push the standard for performance art.
    Type MOONSHINE


12:00am

Stratus
    Monday May 28, 2012 12:00am - 12:50am @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    As a multi-instrumentalist and performer, Stratus has been composing and performing by some medium from an early age. Now at the age of 21 Stratus is armed with the power of electronic production and is quickly making his mark in the EDM music community.


    Type VIBETENT


1:00am

Break Science
    Monday May 28, 2012 1:00am - 1:45am @ f. REDBARN


    ARTIST WEBSITE 

    The Brooklyn based electronic duo, Break Science kick off 2012 with the release of their second EP entitled Monolith Code (Pretty Lights Music). As seasoned producers and touring veterans, Adam Deitch and Borahm Lee have produced and performed with a wide variety of artists.


    Type REDBARN


1:00am

Caravan of Thieves
    Monday May 28, 2012 1:00am - 2:00am @ d. CAMPFIRE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Driving gypsy jazz rhythms, acoustic guitars, upright bass and violin lay the foundation for mesmerizing vocal harmonies and fantastic stories. It’s theatrical and humorous. It’s musical and intense. It entertains, dazzles and defies classification while welcoming the spectator to join the band throughout the performance in momentary fits of claps, snaps and sing-alongs.


    Type CAMPFIRE


1:00am

VibeSquad
    Monday May 28, 2012 1:00am - 2:00am @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    VibeSquad is the multi-personality brainchild of Aaron Holstein. With releases on NativeState, Proboscis, Interchill, Muti, and Sonic Dragon (Hong Kong) in 2007 alone VibeSquad is quickly emerging as a top producer in the west coast US electronic music scene. Both 2007 EPs “Return of The Pudding People” & “Songs to Accompany Dance Move: The Worm” have been making there way around the globe showing up in DJ’s sets and causing serious mayhem on dancefloors. Though his legendary live sets may cause whiplash and heart attacks in the unsuspecting bystander, those prepared to launch get much more than they bargained for. Aaron’s music defies typical genre-labels and covers tempos from slow ’n hard lowriding krunkadelics to mid-tempo barnstormers all in a seamlessly flowing soulful mash- dirty and beautiful as life itself. Aaron also plays bass/keys for the bands ZILLA (w/ Michael Travis & Jamie Janover) & SPORQUE (w/Ooah & Jamie Janover).


    Type VIBETENT


1:00am

This Must Be the Band
    Monday May 28, 2012 1:00am - 3:00am @ h. SOULSHINE

    ARTIST WEBSITE 

    This Must be the Band is a Talking Heads Tribute Band; we only play Talking Heads music, and, if possible, 3 to 4 hours at a time.Since forming in May 2007, TMBTB has been Burning Down The House throughout Chicago and the entire midwest. With a rapidly expanding repertoire from the Talking Heads’ catalog of countless hits, TMBTB highlights the best of the Talking Heads, equipped with our very own Bernie Worrell, Adrian Belew, Lynn Mabry, and Ednah Holt.


    Type SOULSHINE


2:00am

Gramatik
    Monday May 28, 2012 2:00am - 2:45am @ f. REDBARN


    ARTIST WEBSITE 

    Gramatik has always been an early adopter. It began at the age of 3, when his mother would catch him glued to the radio in his older sister’s room, checking out the cassette tapes with American funk, jazz, soul and blues. He started making his first beats on an early PC by the time he was 13, and soon the kid from Portoroz, Slovenia figured out how to harvest the power of free file sharing to build a following throughout the US & Europe. Tracks spread, hype grew, tours followed, and before long his digital persona forged the initial inroads into the US market, landing him both a label and an agency.  

    Gramatik landed on US soil as a fully formed artist who knows how to do things his way. He signed to a label, Pretty Lights Music, that gives all of its music away for free, which went hand in hand with his own philosophy about ''freeing music by making music free''.  Soon after, he scooped up his hometown crew and moved to Brooklyn, NY. Alongside Gramatik, the multimedia collective known as Dream Big features guitarist and producer F.A.Q, video director and filmmaker Anze Koron and graphic and web designer Martin Kenjic, with whom he has been friends since they were kids, sitting in a small town on the Adriatic coast, dreaming of breaking out into the wide world beyond.  Now’s the time.

    Of his new record #digitalfreedom Gramatik says, "My new EP bares the title #digitalfreedom. As an artist that based his entire career on the platform of free file sharing, I'm dedicating it to the fight against severe internet censorship bills we've been hearing about so much in the past months. Bastards have been trying to cripple the internet on a global scale with bills like ACTA/SOPA/PIPA and I'm sure there's more of them coming, so this one goes out for spreading awareness! Reject them all, they will never stop the sharing, the Internet is our realm, DIGITAL FREEDOM!"

    With over 100,000 tracks sold on Beatport.com, topping all kinds of genre charts, Gramatik has clearly matured into a world-class producer. He earned nominations for “Best Chill Out Artist” and “Best Chill Out Track” at the 2010 and 3 best track awards at the 2012 Beatport Music Awards.  More recently, after posting a clever remix of Zeppelin's “Stairway to Heaven”, he shot to number 1 on HypeMachine in a matter of hours, and has been since appearing in the site's 'popular' top 10 chart with every new release.  Within the US, it’s been a huge year of growth for Gramatik, performing at festivals across the US and alongside labelmate Pretty Lights, including epic sold out shows at Red Rocks. This summer promises even more high-profile appearances, including gigs at Lightning in a Bottle, Wakarusa, Electric Forest, Camp Bisco, Wanderlust and many more.

     

    #digitalfreedom will be released April 3 on Pretty Lights Music.

     


    Type REDBARN


2:10am

araabMuzik
    Monday May 28, 2012 2:10am - 3:00am @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    If you were to Google the name araabMUZIK, you would discover a lot of video’s showing this music producer hammering on an MPC as if he was Travis Barker on the drums. With his fast rhythmic touches on the machine – while donning a New Era fitted, some might call it poetry in motion, others might say it’s suicide on an MPC, but for the this producer it’s just another day on the job. 


    Type VIBETENT


2:30am

Greensky Bluegrass
    Monday May 28, 2012 2:30am - 4:00am @ d. CAMPFIRE


    ARTIST WEBSITE

    If you’re familiar with bluegrass music, then you’re tuned in to some of what Greensky Bluegrass does. They’re also known to throw a great party, rock n roll, and (if the critics are to be believed) they have great songs. They are unquestionably a team of friends that traverse the country making music they enjoy.


    Type CAMPFIRE


3:00am

DJ noDJ performs Daft Punk

3:00am

Pretty Lights
    Monday May 28, 2012 3:00am - 4:15am @ f. REDBARN


    ARTIST WEBSITE 

    Pretty Lights is the musical vision of the ultra-versatile Colorado based producer Derek Vincent Smith. At a time when music lovers from almost all subcultures and genres are finding common ground in the basic form of bangin' beats, Pretty Lights is giving the people what they want: electro organic cutting-edge party rocking beats that fill venues with energy and emotion and send dance floors into frenzies.Pretty Lights’ set at Summer Camp 2010 was still one of the wildest sets the festival has seen, and we’re sure he’s got something even better in store for us in 2012!


    Type REDBARN


3:10am

Spankalicious
    Monday May 28, 2012 3:10am - 4:00am @ g. VIBETENT

    ARTIST WEBSITE

    Spankalicious is bounce. Making his mark on the electronic music scene in the Midwest with the high energy that he brings to the stage, creating the vibe needed to get the rage started! Kevin Moore (aka: Spankalicious) is currently based out of St. Louis, Missouri.Coming from an extensive background in rudimental percussion/drumming have allowed Spank to read rhythms inside and out. Shown through scratching, drumming, as well as seamlessly blending and mixing. Spankalicious thrives on taking the crowd through a musical journey that always brings many flavors of emotion to the party.



    Type VIBETENT


 

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