After spending its first six years at a summer camp in Hancock, NY, Catskill Chill Music Festival has announced the new location and dates for the 2016 event. Organizers have reported that the 7th annual Catskill Chill will be held at a remote private summer camp in Lakewood, PA. Paying homage to their original site, the new venue has been dubbed “New Minglewood”. Dates for this year’s Catskill Chill will be September 23rd – 25th, 2016. Although the event is moving to across the state line to Pennsylvania, the new venue is only 15 miles from the original Camp Minglewood.
The Chillfam (as attendees of the Chill affectionately refer to themselves) can expect many of the same amenities that they have grown accustomed to...and more. Returning features include cabins for rent, paved pathways throughout the camp, a beautiful lakefront, covered stage facilities, free parking, and free camping. Additional highlights of New Minglewood include indoor movie theaters, indoor and outdoor spaces for yoga, art, and wellness workshops, an easy-to-traverse campus, and “closer than ever” parking. While the “B Stage” and Club Chill will remain covered venues, this will mark the first year that the Chill will present an outdoor Main Stage for attendees to enjoy music in the open air, under the stars.
“New Minglewood felt like home the second we set foot on the campus”, says Chill founder Dave Marzollo. “Ultimately, we appreciate what the Chillfam has grown to love and we want to continue to provide exactly that – an intimate experience which delivers big name acts up close and personal in a private environment where our ‘all love, all the time’ culture flourishes. We can’t wait to share it with the world.”
Catskill Chill features international and regionally touring artists, daily yoga, wellness workshops, live art, a farmer’s market, craft and food vendors, a communal bonfire, and an open mic. Past performers include The Metermen with Page McConnell, Umphrey’s McGee, moe., Yonder Mountain String Band, Lotus, The New Deal, Keller Williams, Lettuce, Electron, Galactic and many more.
A limited number of Blind Faith tickets will go on sale starting on Thursday, February 4th, 2016 at 1pm EST for $150.
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