Summer Camp 2008 Music Festival Celebrates Eight Years With Another Great Line-Up

March 10, 2008

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
STS9 (Sound Tribe Sector 9)
George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic
G. Love & Special Sauce
The New Pornographers
Girl Talk
The Avett Brothers
Tea Leaf Green
Blind Melon
Hot Buttered Rum
The Lee Boys
Family Groove Company
56 Hope Road
Future Rock
The Hue
The Macpodz
Creek Road Ramblers
& 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 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:

Jay Goldberg Events & Entertainment is an event production and promotion company established in 1971. Producing small club-level concerts, arena level concerts, multiple-day music festivals and trade shows, Jay Goldberg Events & Entertainment truly strives to provide events and entertainment for all walks of life. For more info, please visit

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