Summer Camp 2008

Jay Goldberg Events & Entertainment and Jam Productions, Ltd., are proud to announce the Summer Camp 2008 Music Festival. This year’s event will be held on May 23rd, 24th and 25th at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, Illinois, just 20 miles north of Peoria. Advance tickets including camping are currently on sale now for just $140 at the official festival website ( www.summercampfestival.com ), by phone at 1-800-514-ETIX, any Ticketmaster outlet or on-line at www.jaytv.com

The Summer Camp 2008 Music Festival will feature over 45 bands performing on 4 stages, plus late night shows, daily musician workshops, on-site camping, great food & drink, all kinds of good beer, unique merchandise vending and all the friends you’ve come to expect! With many new additions and improvements, including the addition of a second main stage and improved greening initiatives to lessen the carbon footprint of the event, this year’s Summer Camp will surely be the best festival in the Midwest! 2008 will be the eighth year of the Summer Camp Music Festival.

Artists confirmed for Summer Camp 2008 include:

Moe. (3 days!)
Umphrey’s McGee (2 days!)
The Flaming Lips
The Roots
O.A.R.
STS9 (Sound Tribe Sector 9)
George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic
G. Love & Special Sauce
The New Pornographers
Girl Talk
The Avett Brothers
Tea Leaf Green
Clutch
Blind Melon
Hot Buttered Rum
The Lee Boys
Cornmeal
Groovatron
Family Groove Company
56 Hope Road
Future Rock
Phonograph
Banyan
U-Melt
Euforquestra
The Hue
Elsinore
Madahoochi
Zmick
Brainchild
Cosmopolitics
Uglysuit
The PMG
The Macpodz
Creek Road Ramblers
Sub-ID
Mifune
& more still to be announced!

Advance tickets including camping are currently on sale now for just $140 at the official festival website, by phone at 1-800-514-ETIX, any Ticketmaster outlet or on-line at www.jaytv.com VIP and travel packages also available. Gates for Summer Camp 2008 will open on Thursday, May 22 nd for the official pre-party. Pre-party passes available to three-day ticket holders for $20 in advance. Check the website for more ticket info and for Thursday Pre-Party live music announcements.

The Summer Camp Music Festival was started in 2001 at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, IL. The first year’s attendance was around 1,000 people and hosted over 20 bands on 2 stages over the course of two days. Since that first year, the Summer Camp Music Festival has grown to more than 10,000 attendees, hosting more than 45 bands on 4 stages over 4 days. Almost doubling the population of Chillicothe, IL, for the weekend, the concert attendees also greatly impact the local business economy. The official festival website is: www.summercampfestival.com .

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