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I have never been so overwhelmed by the amount of support from band fans, assistance from friends with the event itself, and mutual interest from the venue.
FIRST-none of this would have been possible without the man upstairs keeping my dear Gears Baker with me after her car accident. Melissa has been right next to me the whole way-from literally helping move stage pieces, to getting involved with the marketing and planning, to being amazingly crafty and making the event look the way it did. I love you Bakes 🙂
There are so many other factors and I will try to illustrate for the benefit of YOU who came to support these great musicians, and try to keep it brief.
Having good sound is so important in not taking away from the talent of the bands-for this we have Chris Amato to thank. He worked non-stop to ensure every band had what they needed, & felt comfortable with their mix. I intend to only increase the amount of sound equip so this trend will continue. Thanks so much to Russ Perkins for providing EXCELLENT lighting for our event. We all know how important this factor is 😉 ! Thank you to my staff who rocked that sh*t. Sean Keane, Joe Meyers, Alexander Robinson, & DINO Baldino!
Thank you to all of the kick-ass musicians that created the music and ambiance we experienced this weekend.
Thank you to Rich, his wife Rita, and his amazing staff for making us feel welcome, proving great food, keeping up with grounds, helping us with misc event stuff, and just having a true mutual interest.
MOST IMPORTANTLY- THANKS TO ALL OF YOU FOR SUPPORTING THE BANDS AND BEING A PART OF SUCH A FUN EVENT! THE WEATHER WAS UNBELIEVABLE!!!!!!!
THANKS TO ALL OUR KICK-ASS VENDORS!!! SO IMPORTANT!
THE BANDS,THEIR FANS, AND GENUINELY GOOD PEOPLE LOOKING CELEBRATE LIFE, HEALTH, AND HAPPINESS (and PARTY on a RIVER….WHUT?!?! lol) ARE MY #1 PRIORITY! My greatest thrill is seeing people having a great time.
……speaking of…..i can pleasantly say all went well, and Cedar was happy…..which means…..
KENNY’S COSMIC CAMPOUT III
JULY 8-10 -2016-
KENNY’S COSMIC CAMPOUT III on FACEBOOK
…hope to cya there 😉
MEMORIES OF KENNY’S COSMIC CAMPOUT II – 2015
KCC II ON FB! KENNYS COSMIC CAMPOUT II
vvv 2015 vvv
Queen Bee Apiaries
Froggy Prod/Zen Gems
Ye Old Witch Shoppe
Massage By Melissa
and more ?!?!?
*NOTE: Cell service is sketchy after the “Hawks Nest” on 97, so please have directions written down! (Simply follow 97 all the way to Barryville Light, 1 mi up on left)
RAFTING, CAMPING, TUBING, KAYAKING all avail!
*YOU WILL STILL BE ABLE TO BUY PACKAGE DEALS AT THE WINDOW
-AND-if you’re not sure, you can rent a raft ala carte.
SPEAKING OF ALA CARTE…the VIP pkg includes unlimited beer, food platters, grilled goods, water, meet n greet with bands, & chill zone.
I am truly hoping I have answered all Q’s…for any further assistance please call Cedar Rapids (landline) 845-557-6158
CAN’T WAIT TO CYA THERE…..!!!!!!
*****THIS EVENT IS RAIN OR SHINE*****
The *2015* COSMIC CAMP OUT BAND LINE-UP! ENJOY!
-FRIDAY JULY 10-
5pm **NEW ADDITION** WOLF MOJO – Members: James Furman (Lead Guitar/Vocals) Chris Amato (Bass) Nicholas Arbolino (Drums) will get this party started with some rock and blues covers from various artists.
6pm AKASHIC DUB – jammin out ska/reggae/funk and Sublime these guys will get ur asses movin with a continuous flow of original and covers…
7pm BIG DROPS – The Big Drops is a somewhere based four and a half piece that would wag their tail if they had one. Formed after the inception of rainbow suspenders in early 2012, The Big Drops have been playing right-side-up shows since the late 60’s.
8pm (%)The DEAD HOUR(%) w/The RUSSEL CLEMENS BAND – speaks for itself….hear the best GRATEFUL DEAD tunes played to precision-close your eyes and drift away…
9pm ! SUBCOMMITTEE ! – “Thelonious Monk sitting in with Mother’s Milk era Chili Peppers meets the Beastie Boys foaming heavily at the mouth after dropping a couple of choice tabs.” A funky hybrid of jazz, punk, rock and reggae, Subcommittee have been active players in the New Jersey original music scene since 1995. Defined by driving rhythms, sharp horn
arrangements, sparring vocals and guitar driven melodies, Subcommittee have become known for the probingly whimsical and groove-laden elements of their sound– as well as their ability to whip the dance floor into a frenzy.
-SATURDAY JULY 11-
2pm JORDAN KOZA- a singer/songwriter inspired by Bob Dylan, Ryan Adams, Railroad Earth, Neil Young, Van Morrison, White Stripes, The Band, Rolling Stones, Jason Mraz, Xavier Rudd, Nick Drake, Jeff Buckley, Velvet Underground, Jack Johnson, etc.
3pm INNER VISION – Inner Vision is an alternative jazz/funk group that pulls from an extremely wide variety of influences to create a totally unique sound.
4pm LORG – What is a LORG you might ask? Well, LORG is your friendly neighborhood reggae/ska/jam band from North Jersey. Originally conceived as a trio in 2010, LORG evolved into a quartet blending the eclectic sounds of reggae, rock, latin, funk, jazz, punk, and jam music together throughout the years. With the main emphasis on the live music
department, LORG sets out to put on a show worth remembering and worth the while.
5pm K DIGGS & the TELEPATHIC FUNK – “We wanna funk your ear holes”.
6pm HALI D – Hali plays a seamless blend of Indie, Rock, & Alternative music. Performing both original & cover tunes, she is a vocalist, guitarist and also collaborates with several industry artists. Join her on her musical journey!
7pm LIBERTY TRIBE – Liberty Tribe is a 4 peace band formed year of 2014. Brian Archibald guitar Chris Heim bass James Lynch drums Tyler Dickson congas.They combine fluent jam and psychedelia with indie and blues, as well as an impressive catalog of classic rock.
8pm UNEXPLAINED BACON – Whether you like your bacon skillet fried, served as a side, or playing from your player, one thing is clear, people always keep coming back for more Bacon. This uniquely likeable band from Warwick, New York has left its grease stains on the scene for over 13 years now.Their sound has been described as classic rock meets jam funk
with a little reggae and world beat to generate a sizzle that can only be described as bacon.
9pm TIGERMAN – Not so long ago in a basement not that far away, in the deepest darkest depths of New Jersey, Tigerman was born. The band is a highly improvised, mostly instrumental product of the diverse musical backgrounds of its members who met while studying music at William Paterson University. Consisting of Adam Carelli on Sax and Wind
Synth, Jay Gogel on Keys and Samples, Kurt Althoff on Guitar, Joe Stracquatanio on Bass, and Rory Burns on Drums. These five musicians possess the musical strength, speed, agility and ferocity of a tiger in its most primal state. Tigerman’s sound blends elements of funk, jazz, rock, pop culture, and the bizarre into a unique blend of groovy jams and epic aural journeys.
Since their formation in 2011, Tigerman has released three EPs and two holiday EPs.
Visit them on the web at tigermanmusic.com
-SUNDAY JULY 12-
12pm !!! NEW ADDITION !!! The Moonshine Creek Bluegrass Band
1pm The SPANAKOPITA BAND – This ain’t your mom’s spinach pie! Spanakopita
1. Modern Greek: σπανακόπιτα, from σπανάκι, spanáki, spinach, and πίτα, píta, pie) or spinach pie is a Greek savory pastry.
2. A savory NJ rock band, playing the great classic rock n roll covers of the 60’s and later and tasty originals that will excite any crowd.
2pm KOALA – Koala Jam recipe: Drums + Bass + Guitar. It’s delicious.
3pm PANDA JAM – PandaJAM makes the kind of music that will make you dance, whether you want to or not – an eclectic blend of rock, dance, funk, and improvisational craziness that peaks like the Himalayas.
4pm TURKEY FARM 5 – Based in Chester NJ, practicing in what was formerly the famous Larison’s Turkey Farm, these five dynamic and often irreverant gentlemen have been making music that will delight and intrigue at least two of your senses. Sometimes three, depending on their cleanliness. They specialize in styles of music ranging from Bluegrass,
Funk, Rock and Roll, Latin, and many others. They will also come to your house and remove any unwanted firewood from the premises, free of charge.
THE FIRST CAMPOUT ON FB! KENNYS COSMIC CAMPOUT I
BELOW are some pics from the ORIGINAL in 2014!
***ORIGINAL FESTIVAL INFO/Q-A BELOW***
BASIC ITINERARY BREAKDOWN:
Check in ANYTIME AFTER 12 NOON, set up camp, bonfire.
>Music 5pm-11pm< PARTY STARTS @5pm! Hike, grill, swim, volleyball, vendors & more ***GET THERE EARLY*** SATURDAY (morning) 8am-11am -AM YOGA, AREA HISTORY, DRUM CIRCLE SATURDAY(Day)- ~~~RAFTING~~~ down the river! You have your choice of doing this at any time between 9 and 5. Vans leave every 15 min! There are a ton of additional things to do which will all be listed under ACTIVITIES. ALSO: Hike, grill, swim, volleyball, vendors &more SATURDAY NIGHT- >Music 5pm-11pm< GROOVE & PARTY! Vendors, food, and crafts continue! SUNDAY 8am-11am -wake up activities for health of mind, body, history on the area & native wildlife. ~~~RAFTING~~~ down the river-AGAIN(or if you missed it Saturday!) You have your choice of doing this at any time between 9 and 5. Vans leave every 15 min! 11am-5pm KEEP GOIN’! Music & activities NON-STOP! >Music 11am-5pm< PARTY TILL 5pm!
DETAILS: **** LAST YEAR WE DID JULY 4TH WEEKEND, DUE TO THE DEAD SHOW IN CHICAGO AND SEVERAL OTHER EVENTS, I HAVE DECIDED ON JULY 10-12. WHY? CLOSE! CHEAP! CAMPING, RAFTING, SWIMMING, VOLLEYBALL, HIKING, FRISBEE, or simply lay around and DO NOTHING! **** ♥ THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO ANYONE WHO WANTS TO SHARE THE OUTDOORS IN A PEACEFUL AND HARMONIOUS MANNER….♥ FEEL FREE TO SHARE/RE-POST. 3 DAY OF MUSIC & ^^^ CAMPING ^^^ ~~~ON THE RIVER~~~ =======================================
Q: HOW DO I RESERVE MY SPOT?
A: CALL Cedar Rapids @ (845) 557-6158 and mention ‘Kenny’s Cosmic Campout’ when u call!
(*NOTE- it’s off season right now, so call eve’s, weekends!!)
Q: (Bands) Will there be people there?
A: Of course, it’s a July weekend! The music will be scheduled around quiet times out of respect & will be going on the entire weekend! There will also be river traffic coming through. Your fans will be there too!
Q: Will there be vendors?
A: Vending is allowed, however NO FOOD vending. Jewelry, clothing, art, etc is fine. SPACE IS LIMITED! 10×10 spaces avail. FOR VENDING, CALL 201-575-5503 MELISSA
Q: Is this family friendly?
A: YES! This is good times for anyone at any age.
Q: Is Cedar Rapids pet-friendly?
A: Yes. Dogs MUST be on a leash and kept with owner at all times. Dogs cannot roam freely.
Q: (BANDS) Will sound be provided? Do I need my gear?
A: Yes and yes. I am bringing a ton of sound gear that will be set up, and ready for you to plug in. There will be a snake avail with 1/4″ jacks, monitors, and mics live and ready to go.
Q: Is there a guest list?
A: Sorry, no guests.(SUPPORT THE BANDS!) Yes, I know you have a girlfriend, if she loves you she will pay, OR, if you love her-buy her a ticket.
* NOTE: The restaurant will be OPEN!
That’s all for now. Hit me with any other Q’s.
ARCHIVE! KCC I – ORIGINAL LINEUP! (NEW ADDITION)
SATURDAY NIGHT – JULY 5 -2014-
Think Sublime meets punky, funky jam band. Catchy reggae-feel pop rock songs with
occassional rock guitar riffing and musical jams. Enjoy this beginning of the show with a
chill caribbean-vibe jam…
-The Puffy Tongues-
A rock band fusing the likes of Weezer & Nirvana with dissonant tones yet catchy hooks,
with a grungy rock n roll sound and a clean delivery.
Skunk Daze was formed in 2011, for the sole purpose of making dirty, grimy, rock n roll.
Slow jams with a sultry feel, stoner-rock breakdowns, and reggae/funk rock will keep your
booties shakin’! This is real life, this is music, and this is Skunk Daze. Have you had you
daily recommended dose of Skunk today?
Influences: Rush, The Beatles, Black Sabbath, Del Shannon, Lionize, Streetlight Manifesto,
Dion and the Belmonts
-Heart of The Matter-
This pop/punk outfit has been hitting the streets stirring up attention at mainstream
venues and bars through out the United States East Coast. HOTM’s exhilarating melodies and
pulsating rhythms will keep you on your feet singing all night long!
Liberty Tribe is a 4 peace band formed year of 2014. Brian Arichibald guitar Chris Heim
bass James Lynch drums Tyler dickson congas. This band mixes jams with blues riffing,
incorporating cover songs in the set as well-performing songs from Hendrix, The Stones, The
Beatles and more…
-JORDAN KOZA FAMILY(BAND)-
This will be a full band bringing you 2 hours of cosmic space jams to take you on a journey
through the moonlit forest…..
Jordan Koza is a singer/songwriter who is currently working on the follow up to his initial
release ‘Transition’ which can be bought in CD form or from iTunes. Included on the album
are 10 original songs in varied styles. A few of the tracks from this debut album have
landed him on tri-state area radio stations and have caught the attention of local small
labels. 8 of 10 songs on the initial release will be featured on a Discovery Channel
documentary about 2 hikers completing Americas 3 longest backpacking trails.
Songs inspired by Bob Dylan, Ryan Adams, Railroad Earth, Neil Young, Van Morrison, White
Stripes, The Band, Rolling Stones, Jason Mraz, Xavier Rudd, Nick Drake, Jeff Buckley,
Velvet Underground, Jack Johnson, etc.
Jordan Koza Family(Band) is a FULL BAND (Sax, Keys, Drums, Bass, Guitar)
Genre: jam band/funk/folk/ rock
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