Benton, IL is the site for another new bluegrass festival launching this year.
The Wander Down Music Festival, hosted by Chicago’s Way Down Wanderers, will occur October 13-15 at Camp Manitowa. A full-service campground, Manitowa will offer chef-prepared meals, a covered concert area, quiet camping areas, water and beach activities, and more.
The Wanderers have prepared a fun experience for the whole family, with loads of workshops and activities for kids, plus instrument workshops, jam sessions for different skill levels, yoga classes with live music, a band scramble, and a safe a dry space to store instruments.
Scheduled to appear are Barefoot Movement, Chain Station, The Mighty Pines, Wil Maring & Robert Bowlin, and Violet & The Undercurrents. The Way Down Wanderers will also bring their high-energy, progressive bluegrass sound to the stage all three days.
Full ticket information and other details can be found online.