Chopping It Up With DJ Paul [ARTIST INTERVIEW]

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(DJ Paul of Three 6 Mafia by Austin Friedline) Legendary hip-hop artist, pioneering producer and Academy Award winner DJ Paul of Three 6 Mafia made his return to Summer Camp Music Festival on Sunday last August. As a huge hip-hop nerd who operates a hip-hop platform in his hometown of Champaign-Urbana, after a very long […]

Andy Frasco Catches Up with Camp Counselor Robert [ARTIST INTERVIEW]

(Image by Tara Gracer) Andy Frasco and The U.N.‘ s energetic blast of a set always blends companionship, performance, and a party. The eight-piece band from L.A. has quickly become SCamp favorites. From breaking in at the smaller stages in 2016 to taking command of Starshine in 2021 as part of Andy’s fifth appearance, it […]

Maddy O’Neal & Marvel Years “Don’t Stop” The Music [ARTIST INTERVIEW]

(Image from “Don’t Stop” Music Video by Blackbyrd)  Festival season during a global pandemic was a little slower for some, but Maddy O’Neal and Marvel Years were two artists who kicked it into overdrive and played over 15 shows during the 2021 summer season only to be followed by a 20 show tour across the […]

Camp Counselor Sasha Kicks It With Funk You [ARTIST INTERVIEW]


(Earl of Funk You by Tara Gracer) Howdy SCampers! Camp Counselor Sasha here once again, this time to introduce you to some of my newest and funkiest friends. Funk You is a 9-piece ensemble hailing from Augusta, GA. They’re celebrating their 10th anniversary and the release of their 6th album “Moving Forward” with a massive […]

Camp Counselor Sasha Wraps with Mummy Cass [ARTIST INTERVIEW]

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Camp Counselor Sasha Wraps with Mummy Cass (Mummy Cass at Summer Camp by Tony Vasquez) This is a video we couldn’t keep under wraps any longer. While all the members of Here Come the Mummies may remain anonymous, it’s no mystery this band knows how to get a crowd dancing. Camp Counselor Sasha (Grateful Gypsies) […]

“Underplayed” and Women in EDM Culture with Maddy O’Neal and MedusA

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(photo credit of Treevalds Productions) Dance music has always been about expression and acceptance. Starting in the early 80’s, black, latino, and queer communities embraced eachother in big cities, like Chicago, Detroit and New York City, while dancing to electronic music. House music and techno was just beginning to become popular in night clubs in […]

A Closer Look: Hip-Hop at Summer Camp Music Festival


(Three 6 Mafia / cred. Emerald Tide Photography) “I remember finally getting to our camping spot and having to assemble a tent…” That is honestly how most first-time-SCampers’ weekend starts at Three Sisters Park for Summer Camp Music Festival. So many of us share the same experience their first year attending and did what most […]