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Summer Camp 2014 Welcomes: Aqueous

 If you have seen Buffalo, NY’s Aqueous live before, odds are your face melted off. Aqueous is made up of Mike Gantzer ( vocals / guitar ), Dave Loss ( vocals / keys / guitar ), Evan McPhaden ( bass ), and Nick Sonricker ( drums ). I don’t think i could put it better… Read more »

Reviewing Two Nights with The Infamous Stringdusters and The Deadly Gentlemen in Fort Collins

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Saturday, February 15 Knee deep in their “Ski Tour” The Infamous Stringdusters parked themselves in Fort Collins for a pair of shows far away from any panic-inducing gondolas. They brought along The Deadly Gentlemen who initially gained attention as the band with David Grisman’s progeny on bass. However, Sam Grisman has recently departed the group… Read more »

Show Review: Cornmeal with Whiskey Tango at Hodi’s Half Note

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Let me just clear the air, Cornmeal is alive and well and playing at a venue near you soon. Seriously, since the departure of long time fiddler Allie Kral fans have all but written off this once majestic centerpiece to the jamgrass scene. The fact of the matter is people grow and times change. I… Read more »

Show Review: 3 Nights of Umphrey’s McGee in ChicagooOooOooOOoo

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Umphrey’s McGee threw a celebration for their triumphant return to the Riviera Theater from February 20th to the 22nd.  It had been a long wait since their last three night run of shows in Chicago and the build up was almost unbearable.  Needless to say, the creative energy was flowing all weekend and these concerts showcased some of… Read more »

Summer Camp 2014 Welcomes: Manic Focus

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Manic Focus is a producer that mixes original tracks laced with pure soul. This artist brings a melody to EDM that results in a sound that is not full frontal, but rather a gradual progression of synths, beats, and sassy samples. His soundscapes take you on a stimulating journey by intertwining genres; reinventing everything from… Read more »

Previewing The Summer Camp 2014 Late Night Shows in the Red Barn

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And now… your closing line up… for each night of Summer Camp Music Festival 2014… drum roll please… LIVE BANDS IN THE RED BARN!!!! Every year Summer Camp picks the best of the best for their Late Night Shows in the Red Barn, sometimes even mixing and matching heavy hitters from different bands to form… Read more »