Summer Camp Music Festival

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Summer Camp Music Festival
Genre Jam
Dates Memorial Day Weekend
Location(s) Chillicothe, Illinois
Years active 2001–present
Founded by Jay Goldberg Events & Entertainment
Website
summercampfestival.com

The Summer Camp Music Festival is a multi-day music festival held annually on Memorial Day Weekend at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, Illinois. The event typically attracts around 20,000 visitors, of which between 8,000 and 10,000 arrive before gates open.[1] In 2014, it was listed as one of the top 40 music festivals in Rolling Stone.[2][3]

2001[edit]

The first annual Summer Camp Music Festival was held June 23–24, 2001.[4]

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2002[edit]

The second annual Summer Camp Music Festival was held July 5–7, 2002.[5]

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2003[edit]

The third annual Summer Camp Music Festival was held May 24–26, 2003.[6] This year marked the first time Umphrey's McGee began playing at Summer Camp.

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2004[edit]

The fourth annual Summer Camp Music Festival was held May 28–30, 2004.[7] This year, the festival expanded to 35 bands.

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May 30[edit]

On May 30, the festival was hampered by bad weather and tornado warnings in the area. Around noon, the festival park was evacuated to to tornado close by. Many band just left without playing their set. Other stayed and played the next day, May 31. A lot of visitors were upset by the lack of a refund and even more upset when they learned that several bands played the next day.[citation needed]

2005[edit]

The fifth annual Summer Camp Music Festival was held May 26–29, 2005.[8] This year featured over 40 bands.

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2006[edit]

The sixth annual Summer Camp Music Festival was held May 25–27, 2006.[9]

2007[edit]

The seventh annual Summer Camp Music Festival was held May 24–27, 2007.[10]

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2008[edit]

The 2008 Summer Camp Music Festival was held May 23–25.[11][dead link]

2009[edit]

Jake Cinninger of Umphrey's McGee performing at Summer Camp Music Festival, May 23, 2009

The 2009 Summer Camp Music Festival was held May 21–24, 2009.[12]

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2010[edit]

The 10th annual Summer Camp Music Festival was held May 28–30, 2010[13]

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2011[edit]

The 11th annual Summer Camp Music Festival was held May 27–29, 2011[14]

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2012[edit]

The 12th annual Summer Camp Music Festival was held May 25–27, 2012[15]

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2013[edit]

The 13th annual Summer Camp Music Festival was held on May 24–26, 2013[16] The festival was marred by inclement weather and a number of arrests for drug smuggling. Police seized over 16 pounds (7.3 kg) of cannabis.[17]

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2014[edit]

The 14th annual Summer Camp Music Festival was held on May 23–25, 2014[18]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Thousands fill up at Three Sisters Park for Summer Camp Music Festival". Peoria Journal Star. 22 May 2014. Retrieved 10 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "About 20,000 expected at Summer Camp Music Festival over Memorial Day weekend". Peoria Journal Star. 21 May 2014. Retrieved 10 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Summer 2014's 40 Must-See Music Festivals : Summer Camp Music Festival". Rolling Stone. 22 April 2014. Retrieved 10 December 2014. 
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  11. ^ http://www.harpmagazine.com/news/detail.cfm?article=12380
  12. ^ Summer Camp Music Festival. "Summer Camp Music Festival | Chillicothe, IL | May 25-27, 2012". Summercampfestival.com. Retrieved 2012-03-24. 
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  17. ^ "Police make hundreds of drug arrests at Summer Camp". Peoria Journal Star. 30 May 2013. Retrieved 10 December 2014. 
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