Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven’s 5th annual Campout Music Festival
Intertwined bands Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven host their 5th annual Campout Music Festival in Pioneertown, CA on September 11 and 12. The site is located near where Gram Parsons’ corpse was illegally burned in Joshua Tree, CA 36 years ago, Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven will be rolling into the area to light their own fire as they co-host their 5th annual CAMPOUT music festival next month and where Cracker recorded its 1993 album Kerosene Hat. In addition to performances by Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven the event will feature performances by Clem Snide, Clint Maul, Dawes, Ted Quinn and Solid Ray Woods. The event will also boast performances by various members of both marquee acts, including Greg Lisher, Jonathan Segel, McCabe and Mrs. Miller (Victor Krummenachers haunting roots collaboration with The Sippy Cups Alison Faith Levy), Johnny Hickmans pre-Cracker band The Dangers and Monks of Doom (featuring both Lisher and Krummenacher).