The Camp Counselor Blog

Railroad Earth with Kyle Hollingsworth 12-30-11

Although Railroad Earth has only graced the Summer Camp bill in 2010 they are still part of the family. They have a dedicated fanbase and are quickly becoming a force to be reckoned with in the scene. For the second time in two years, I headed down to the Ogden to catch Railroad Earth for a night of their New… more >>

Kyle's Brew Fest Chicago

Kyle Hollingsworth has a great relationship with Summer Camp. He came this year and along with Adam from Family Groove Company hosted a home brewing class on site. So it was interesting to have both on hand for this event. Having been to the first two Brew Fests hosted by Kyle Hollingsworth I knew I couldn’t miss the third in… more >>

Leftover Salmon at the Ogden for Thanksgiving

It's been quite some time since the Leftover Salmon's full band peformed at Summer Camp in 2004. I was there that year I and remember it being one of the highligts of that particular lineup. However Vince Herman has a long history with the fest taking on MC duties in 2006. He did everything from introducing bands, playing tweener sets on… more >>

Sexfist aka The Henhouse Prowlers at The House of Blues Chicago

After a great night of music with the String Cheese Incident in Chicago we decided that we just hadn’t had enough. Mikey and I got dropped off at the House of Blues for Sexfist. Also known as the Henhouse Prowlers this group of bluegrass dynamos brought the heat to their SCI after show. The Henhouse Prowlers played Summer Camp in… more >>

Kyle Hollingsworth Band with Michael Kang at Hodi’s Half Note

String Cheese Incident and their members have a long and storied history with Summer Camp. The original Summer Sessions lineup that inspired the festival included SCI. I saw Michael Kang with Panjea at the fest in 2006 and Kyle Hollingsworth Band made the trip to Illinois in 2010. This year Kyle came to host a gathering for home brewers and… more >>