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Hot Buttered Rum, Greensky Bluegrass, Infamous Stringduster Set for Summer Camp Music Festival

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Summer Camp Music Festival 2012The first round of artists performing at the Summer Camp Music Festival has arrived. The 12th annual Summer Camp Music Festival will take place May 25 -27, 2012 at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, Illinois. moe. and Umphrey's McGee will once again be headlining Summer Camp, anchoring the festival with three nights a piece, as the event features over 100 bands at 7 stages over the course of four days. Among the artists are three hot bluegrass music groups who perform a progressive style of the music.

Summer Camp is known for its spacious, open fields for shows, trademark late-night events, pristine campgrounds and an epic fireworks display – as well as a tight-knit community of music lovers who stay connected online all year long.

Three outstanding progressive bluegrass acts, Hot Buttered Rum, Greensky Bluegrass, and the Infamous Stringdusters are all slated to perform among the vast variety of America Music including moe., Umphrey's McGee, Bob Weir, Chris Robinson, Jackie Greene Acoustic Trio and others.

Confirmed performers for Summer Camp Music Festival 2012 include:

  • moe.
  • Umphrey's McGee
  • Primus
  • Bob Weir, Chris Robinson, Jackie Greene Acoustic Trio
  • Gogol Bordello
  • Flogging Molly
  • Ozomatli
  • Cornmeal
  • Victor Wooten
  • Greensky Bluegrass
  • Infamous Stringdusters
  • Hot Buttered Rum
  • Family Groove Company
  • DJ Solo
  • Positive Vibrations
  • Chicago Farmer
  • Spankalicious
  • The Giving Tree Band
  • Brainchild
  • & many more still to be announced

Not-So-Early Bird Tickets are available now for $160 plus fees – online only at VIP and RV passes will be made available in early 2012, children ages 6-12 are half price at the gates only and those under 6 are admitted with an adult paid admission.

At this time, the event is asking fans to write a letter to Santa explaining why you want Summer Camp tickets for Christmas. Letters can be videos, poems, songs, dances, pictures, paintings, or something else; the top 10 entries will be selected and put up for a vote on the Summer Camp Facebook page. The winner of contest will receive a Deluxe VIP experience for two to the 2012 Summer Camp Music Festival. Complete details are available at

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