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Groovy World Media, presents: 50th Anniversery Acid Test with The Merry Pranksters & 50th Anniversery Grateful Dead Family Reunion
Chicago Campground: NOT WHERE THE ACID TEST WILL BE. Read event description.
Yorkville, IL
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Dead Fest 2015

July 2-5, 2015

The official Extended Grateful Dead Family Reunion,
4 Days of Live Music and Camping in 2 Chicagoland locations
** 50th Anniversary Acid Test on Thursday, July 2

** Live Feed from Soldier Field

National, regional and local Artists in Rock, Jam, Blues and Funk genres

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Pranksters sign up list to help or work at the Acid Test and Campground

Age restrictions: Campground event all ages with adult. - (Acid test adults 21 and over only)

Non camping for all of July 2-5 at the Acid Test location are only $299 per person!!
Acid Test location will be open & fun 24 hours a day. Ages 18+.

Full Pass With Camping:
All 4 Acid Test days for $500 for one person, with special reserved July 1-5 camping for up to four adults at Pranksterland Camp (Hide-A-Way Lakes Campground), plus four tickets for the July 1 Prankster WonderLand Concert pre-show. Also four July 2-5 PranksterLand Event passes.
Extra $200 for RV camping (total, not per day). The three other people in your campsite will have to buy their own Acid Test passes if they want them.

The Acid Test will not only provide music but atmosphere, spontaneous performances, pranksters, vendors, a Huggery, a Comfort Zone, and so much more. We also want to see you in your finest freak-wear and participating along with everyone!


Note:  Campsite and the Prankster Acoustic Acid Test and Soldier Field are all connected via Chicago's Metro rail and linked bus systems, and shuttle buses.(It is not a 24 hr train, never was advertised as, "metro schedule available inline. There will be limited late shuttle running). We are planning to make sure that each event has its own unique experience. A full escort of vendors will be at each campsite, along with showers, a 1 acre pool, boating and swimming on the lake, and allot of nature!  nature.

Campsite #A  (Prankster Land) - 8045 Van Emmon Rd, Yorkville, IL 60560. 1 hour from Soldier Field,: true camping experience. http://www.hideawaylakes.com

Camping includes Live broadcast feeds from Soldier Field. live music from noon to 12am, including national headliners and prankster family bands. Complete line-up TBA day by day.

Single 1-day camping $50/night at site #A  ($100 for RVs)

Single ticket to Prankster Land Stage in campground but WITHOUT CAMPING - $50 per person per day (if you're staying somewhere else or are camping with someone who paid for a campsite for 4 and you are part of their other 3).

NOTE: Circumstances beyond or control have dictated the withdrawal of the Zane and his Furthur bus from our Dead family reunion. They will be missed, and not forgotten, however the show must go on! Please join us in sharing our experience with Confirmed acts:

Mr. Blotto
Ed Hill
Tafoyas Lost Boyzz
The Buzzhounds
Duncan Faurve (Bay City Rollers)
Structured Authority
Smilin' Joe
Howard Brothers Band
Kevin Rosen
Structured Authority
Smiling Joe
Captain Coopersmith
Party Obvious
Juba Juba with special guest Kevin Rosen, founding member of DSO.
Normal Bean Band w/Kofi Baker (son of Ginger Baker-Cream)

And more acts confirming each day. Surprise guests TBA  

 Respectably Groovy World media, Inc. ask that no controlled substances be brought in to the event. there is a no-tolerance policy regarding illegal activities. Anyone seen by either the private security company or any staff person participating in ANY illegal activity will be escorted to the main gate and ejected. They will not be allowed to re-enter the event. There will be no refund of monies (i.e., fees).

 Groovy World media, Inc. reserves the right to restrict or prohibit any activities determined by the Staff to interfere with public access, endanger others, or brake the houses rules, and/or event programming, or which will reflect poorly on the overall event.

Groovy World Media, Inc. is not responsible for any booth or items left onsite after completion of event.

  Agreement: I, the ticket holder, agree to hold harmless all representatives of Groovy World Media, Inc. from and against all liability, which may accrue, as a result of participation in the prankster-land campground, Dead Fest or Acid test event. In addition, I agree that by purchasing a ticket to Prankster-land campground/Acid Test event I have entered a legally binding contract between all parties involved, that states I as the ticket holder do agree to follow the rules, guidelines and directions of the Groovy World Media Event, including but not limited to
50th Anniversary Acid Test with the Merry Pranksters, or the 50th Anniversary Grateful Dead Family Reunion, and the rules of the house.

All sales final. There will be a NO Ticket refund policy in effect after June 1, 2015.

***These events will be a "Acoustic" Acid Tests. The event organizers will not provide and do not condone use of illegal drugs. This is not 1965, people. Trip with your brain's own chemicals.***
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Chicago Campground: NOT WHERE THE ACID TEST WILL BE. Read event description.
Hide-A-Way Lakes Campground, 8045 VAN EMMON RD
Yorkville, IL 60560
United States


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Film > Festivals
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Minimum Age: 21
Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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