Catskill Chill
The Everlasting Gobstopper – a Preview for Catskill Chill
Festival Preview: Catskill Chill Camp Minglewood – Hancock, NY September 5th – 7th Written by Rick Acevedo The collective consciousness of our human race as a whole is changing. That may seem pretty heavy when you think about what it means in relation to a music festival, but in fact it’s truly the reason we come together. The celebration of life through music and dance, Electronic and Jam; it’s all the same Chill Fam.         Your whole life you’ve been told to get a job, go to school, be a productive member of society. How many of the mentors placed in...
Catskill Chill 2013: The Funk Invasion is Here
Once again, the summer is nearing its end, but for those of you still aching for some live jams, there is still hope on the horizon, especially if you like the funk. A blend of new and old talent, the 4th Annual Catskill Chill Music Festival has returned with a powerhouse All-Star lineup of classic funk, jam, and electronic artists. With a ticket sales cap at 5,000, this festival is a much smaller, intimate event than some of the summer’s other festivals. And the setting is perfect for this cozy vibe: the beautiful Camp Minglewood, nestled next to a private...
The Catskill Chill: A Hidden Gem of Geniality
I raised my eyes to peer at the hanging dreamcatchers, handmade with newly picked Goldenrod and Queen Anne’s Lace from nearby fields.  The weathered beams from which they hung, strongly reverberated the music as clear as a mountain-top echo.  The crowd respectfully swayed together, in a silent agreement of enjoyment.  I closed my eyes and let the waves of Zoogma shift my body’s weightless energy from foot to foot.  I was at the CHILL. Expectations were high for this year’s Catksill Chill Music Festival.  This being the second time I’ve made the trek to the beautiful Camp Minglewood in Hancock,...
A Funky Fall Awaits at Catskill Chill Festival
With fall right around the corner, most of us are starting to wind down from the festival circuit. But if you’re still aching for more, Upstate New York is ringing in September with its 3rd annual Catskill Chill Festival in Hancock, NY. Hosted at the scenic Camp Minglewood on a private lake in the western hills of the Catskill Mountains, Catskill Chill is an intimate setting for an eclectic lineup of live music. The festival showcases a consistent blend of jambands, funk, rock, bluegrass, and electronic music. This year, Sparkleberry Lane will be gratefully present to Spread our Sparkle and...
Catskill Chill Music Festival
Amongst the recently flooded hills of Western New York, the Catskill Mountains were a beautiful setting for a musical festival.  Located at Camp Minglewood, the festival felt like a throw back to sleep-away summer camp- minus the counselors, plus some incredible music. Festival-goers scattered their tents along the lake and in between the small cabins around the property.  Equipped with showers, bathrooms, and bunks, groups of 4 to 24 lived classy, lucky enough to score the sold-out accommodations. Friday night was rocking starting off with Conspirator, a catchy electronica that cleanses everyone’s listening palate. Roots of Creation gave the crowd...
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