News & Updates

2015 BANDANA DESIGN CONTEST – Submission & Voting Open NOW

Design our Official Summer Camp Music Festival 2014 Bandana! Each year we distribute thousands of our Official Summer Camp Bandanas on site during the festival, a fun tradition that gives creative SCampers the chance to have their design work proudly worn and displayed each Memorial Day Weekend… and year-round across the country and around the world in unique and… Read more »


GODBONER MEETS GENE WEEN, plus other final artist announcements and ticket news!

Umphrey’s McGee dons their alter ego GODBONER for a rare and special set of music Friday night at Summer Camp Music Festival. Combining forces for the first time, Gene Ween will join the boys for a set of Ween classics and choice covers, performing as GODBONER MEETS GENE WEEN. This rare set of music will… Read more »


OFFICIAL PRE-PARTY: Summer Camp All Stars – Spirit Of Chicago Yacht

Join us in Chicago on Sunday, May 17, the weekend before Summer Camp, for an afternoon with the Summer Camp All Stars! We will be boarding the Spirit of Chicago yacht for an afternoon cruise on Lake Michigan with a stacked lineup of artists – this afternoon of unique collaboration will feature:  Kris Myers of Umphrey’s McGee Marcus Rezak of Digital… Read more »


Honoring 50 Years of the Grateful Dead Special Festival Performances and Dead 50 Ticket Giveaways

To celebrate our special series of daily Dead performances at this year’s Summer Camp, we’re hooking three lucky SCampers up with a pair of tickets to some of the incredible shows lined up this summer in honor of The Dead’s 50th Anniversary.


We’re Hosting Pre and After-Parties with moe. this July 4th Weekend in Chicago

moe., Creative Entertainment Group (CEG Presents), and Summer Camp Music Festival are excited to announce a three-night run, July 2-4, at House of Blues in Chicago, IL.


See our Third Round of Artist Announcements and get your ticket before the price goes up!

Joining us for the 15th Annual Summer Camp Music Festival will be Krewella, Violent Femmes, A-Trak, Greensky Bluegrass, Kill The Noise, Nahko and Medicine for the People, Paper Diamond, Victor Wooten, and more!


MAKE A DIFFERENCE and share your MOE­.-MENTS in Chicago this March 19 – 21 and win!

Moe.’s 25th Anniversary Tour is headed to Chicago, and we’re ALL IN on the weekend with chances to MAKE A DIFFERENCE, win Summer Camp tickets, and more!


Our 2015 Late Night Shows in the Red Barn will feature…

This year’s Late Night Shows in the Red Barn will feature Moe., STS9 & The Floozies, Big Gigantic and friends featuring Cherub, GRiZ and more… with others to be announced soon! Due to the limited capacity of the barn, you will need a separate ticket to get into these shows. Secure your tickets to our… Read more »


Announcing Our 2015 Thursday Pre-Party Artists – Tickets Are On Sale Now!

Each year we open the gates to Three Sisters Park a day before the festival “officially” starts and welcome fans to our Thursday Pre-Party. This is a chance for dedicated SCampers to arrive a day early and snag the best camping spots, catch up with friends, and start their weekend early with some AMAZING music. Thursday Pre-Party tickets are ON SALE NOW! Our… Read more »


See our Second Round of Artist Announcements and get your RV Tickets at 10 AM tomorrow!

A photo posted by Summer Camp Music Festival (@summercampfest) on Feb 13, 2015 at 12:58pm PST We’re thrilled to announce that GRIZ, Yonder Mountain String Band, Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers, Claude VonStoke, Tchami, EOTO, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Brodinski, Bakermat, theNEWDEAL, Snails, Destructo, Bondax and nearly 50 others will be joining artists such as… Read more »