Organizers Postpone Summer Camp Music Festival Due To Coronavirus

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The Summer Camp Music Festival has been rescheduled due to the coronavirus COVID-19 worldwide pandemic. Summer Camp 2020 will now take place August 21 – 23 at its usual location of Three Sisters Music Park in Chillicothe, Illinois.

Organizers made the decision after it had “become increasingly clear that it will not be feasible to host Summer Camp Music Festival the weekend of May 22 – 24 as planned.” Most acts included on the original lineup will play the new dates, though a note from organizers mentions, “a small number of our artists may change.” Tickets for the Memorial Day Weekend dates will be honored in August. Organizers are working on a plan for ticketholders who cannot attend the new dates.

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See a statement from Summer Camp organizers below:

We hope that you are all staying healthy during this very difficult time.

After careful consideration, it has become increasingly clear that it will not be feasible to host Summer Camp Music Festival the weekend of May 22-24 as planned. However, we are very happy to announce that we were able to secure new dates of Aug 21-23 at Three Sisters Park.

In addition to that good news, we are even happier to announce that all of our top tier headliners have agreed to perform the new August dates. The vast majority of the rest of our lineup has agreed to play that weekend as well. Due to unavoidable schedule conflicts a small number of our artists may change, but we will be making announcements regarding that in upcoming weeks as we continue to work through this.

All tickets for the May 22-24 dates will be valid and usable with no action taken for the rescheduled event dates. This includes all ticket types: 3-Day GA Passes, Pre-Party Passes, VIP Upgrades, RV Camping Spots, Volunteer Deposits and all current Payment Plans for all ticket types. Our ticketing provider is currently under severe staffing restrictions due to the issues surrounding the Coronavirus (a call center full of people working side by side is not prudent) and as such we are still working with them to figure out how we will handle current ticket holders who are unable to attend the rescheduled dates. There will be an announcement in the coming weeks regarding this.

It takes an enormous amount of effort to reschedule a festival of this size in such a short amount of time. Our independent company has a small staff that has been working tirelessly to rearrange the many logistical issues between hundreds of artists, vendors, event staff, production companies, subcontractors and more. These amazing people basically rebuilt Summer Camp from almost nothing in a matter of a few short weeks during an increasingly uncertain time for our nation and the world. It really does take an army and we are deeply grateful and fortunate to have such a hard working and dedicated team.

We also can’t tell you how much we appreciate the support and well wishes we have received from you, our SCamp community as we work through these issues. It continues to drive us to produce the best festival possible as we coordinate these additional logistics. We very much look forward to the day these tough, but necessary restrictions on our lives are lifted and we are once again home at Three Sisters Park, celebrating 20 years of Peace, Love and Music with all of you amazing people!

Love and Health to you all!

From the Entire Summer Camp Team

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