From the New Monsoon mailing list…

Memorial Day weekend finds at Summercamp in Chillicothe, ILL, for two shows on Thursday, May 26, and Friday, May 27. will also close the mainstage of SmileFest that same weekend in Asheville, NC, on May 28. Other notable festivals in June include the Chilli Pepper in Snowmass, CO, as well as two slots at the , and the Taos Solar Music Festival. After a busy June around the West coast, as far East as , returns home, after a one year hiatus, to the , playing late nite on Thursday June 30, and on the mainstage on Friday, July 1. And has just been added to Jamcruise 4, go on sale May 27, which sets sail January 2006.

They are playing Summercamp as well. This will be my first to catch them, so I’m definitely going to wander over to the stage while they’re playing for my first taste of New Monsoon. I like the music that I’ve heard, but I’ve never been blown away by what I hear. I’ve never been knocked on my ass, so I’m hoping that I will be blown away–knocked on my ass–while at Summercamp. Is that too much to wish for?

Ad Ops Nerd. Living that San Diego life. Chicago born and raised.