Festival Fever: Camp Bisco, 7/7-9/11
Be prepared to have your mind fried once again, as the annual, three-day summer fest Camp Bisco is on the calendar this weekend, and being as how this is the tenth anniversary bash, you can bet that things are going to be extra super-fine. Host band Disco Biscuits will be performing all three days.
The Indian Lookout Country Club in Pattersonville is once again the site of the festivities. The parking lot opens at 8am on Thursday for on-site campers; 3pm for all others.
The music fires up at 2:15pm on Thursday, and before the grounds close at 12noon on Sunday, there’s gonna be a whole lotta music and partyin’. Sleep? What’s that?
Thursday’s line-up features Cut Copy, Rusko, Lotus, Skrillex, the New Deal, Beats Antique, Bluetech, Savoy, SBTRKT, Archnemesis, Pimps of Joytime, Mr. Lif, Auto Body, Orchard Lounge, Run DMT, Keys N Krates, Afrobeta, Zoogma and Sonic Spank.
Friday’s non-stop roster of talent includes Shpongle Live, Ratatat, MSTRKRFT, Ghostland Observatory, DFA Disco Tent (featuring James Murphy and Pat Mahoney of LCD/DFA), Holy Ghost!, Conspirator, Four Tet, Break Science with RJD2, 12th Planet, Easy Star All Stars, Damon Dash’s DD 172 Art Collective, Das Racist, Black Moth Super Rainbow, Up Until Now (featuring David Murphy), araabMUZIC, the Magician, Two Fresh, Tobacco, Papadosio, Opiuo, Indobox, Alex English, JDH & Dave P and Udachi.
And Saturday’s star-studded schedule wraps it all up with Wiz Khalifa, Bassnectar, Pretty Lights, Death from Above 1979, Yeasayer, Wolfgang Gartner, Neon Indian, Nero, Lettuce, the Hood Internet, Treasure Fingers, Mad Decent Tropical Tent, Nadastrom, Munchi, Jillionaire, Dillon Francis, Emancipator, the Japanese Popstars, Paper Diamond, Harvard Bass, Nickodemus, MartyParty, Tokimonsta, Jim-E Stack, KRAZ, Freekbass & Tobotius and Dirty Paris.
Go here for a complete fest schedule, including the start time for all of the acts.
Three-day all-fest passes are $160 in advance; $180 at the gate. VIP Combo passes are $389. Single-day tix are also available for Saturday for $80.
MORE UPCOMING FESTIVALS FOR 2011:
Stoptime Louis Armstrong Festival @ various locations, Saratoga Springs, July 6, FREE
The WGNA CountryFest @ the Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont, July 9
Green River Festival @ Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, July 16-17
The Big Up @ Sunnyview Farm, Ghent, July 28-30
Bluestock Music Festival @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, August 26-28
Jazz at the Lake: Lake George Jazz Weekend @ Shepard Park, Lake George, September 17-18, FREE