Mariaville, New York (January 24, 2013) – Camp Bisco, the three-day music and arts festival, will return to Mariaville, New York this July 11 through 13, 2013. After a second straight year of playing to sold out Camp Bisco crowds, the Disco Biscuits will be returning for the festival’s 12th incarnation- playing all three nights. A regular part of many Top Ten and Best Of lists, including being nominated “Music Festival of the Year” by Pollstar Magazine and named one of the “Top Ten Summer Music Festivals” by Forbes Traveler, Camp Bisco has become known for its impressive and eclectic music lineup. Attracting groundbreaking talent, some of music’s biggest artists have turned Camp Bisco into the country’s largest and longest running electronic/rock music festival. With the 2013 performer lineup promising to be the most expansive to date and showcasing more than 100 acts from around the globe, the festival has featured artists such as: The Disco Biscuits; LCD Soundsystem; Skrillex; Big Boi; Amon Tobin ISAM; Cut Copy; Wiz Khalifa; Ratatat; Ghostland Observatory; Shpongle Live; Nas and Damian Marley; Snoop Dogg; Method Man, Ghostface Killah, & Raekwon; Ween; Kid Cudi; Thievery Corporation; Girl Talk; DJ Shadow; Bassnectar; MSTRKRFT; The Roots; Pretty Lights; Rusko; Diplo; Major Lazer; Chromeo; Holy F#ck; Caribou; Yeasayer; STS9; and !!!.
Camp Bisco will return to the picturesque Indian Lookout Country Club in Mariaville, New York for a seventh straight year. The venue is located approximately 30 minutes travel time from Albany, New York and sits on 200 acres of rolling, grass fields. This year, the festival will enhance its expansive dance tents with surround sound and add greater concert production to all stages. From large-scale art installations and artist workshops to performance art demonstrations, carnival rides and more, Camp Bisco is also increasing the interactive elements in 2013 to create an even better festival experience for patrons. Long distance shuttles will also return, offering service from Albany, Baltimore, Boston, New York City and Philadelphia.
Early Bird tickets go on sale Saturday, February 2 at 10 a.m. EST for a very limited allotment at $170. General on sale tickets will start at $185, before raising to the last minute price $199. All-inclusive pre-sale VIP packages are available again this year, starting at $450 for VIP and $1300 for a pair of Platinum VIP tickets, before increasing to $500 and $1400 respectively. Camp Bisco will also be introducing a new layaway plan, where fans can divide payments on General Admission tickets equally between the on sale date and July 1st. Tickets will be available online at www.campbisco.net. Camp Bisco is an 18 and over event.
Camp Bisco is produced by MCP Presents. Visit www.campbisco.net for the most up to date information.
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Greg Sarafan founded Greg Sarafan’s Sensible Reason in 2007. He started blogging for HeadCount in January 2011. Soon after he organized and ran a small but successful charity festival called Binghamtronica to benefit HeadCount and OxFam America. He is a Team Leader in NYC as well as Artist Relations representative for HeadCount. Greg has BAs in political science and art history from Binghamton University. Greg has a J.D. as well as a Certificate in Intelectual Property, Media and Privacy from Brooklyn Law School . Greg also volunteers for OxFam America as a Concert Outreach Coordinator. In 2009 Greg presented his theory of Artistic Stylistic Transmission in the Royal Mughal Atelier at an art history symposium at Ohio State University.