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Wil Maring and Robert Bowlin

Little Grassy Get Down at Touch of Nature

October 7-9, 2022          ***SELECT LODGING RATES LOWERED*** ⇓ see below

The Little Grassy Get Down at SIU Touch of Nature Outdoor Education Center is a family-friendly music festival featuring mostly original acoustic Americana music from around the Midwest. The event takes place from October 7-9, and features The Woodbox Gang, Chicago Farmer and the Fieldnotes, The Burney Sisters, One Way Traffic, Miles Over Mountains, Miss Jenny and the Howdy Boys, The People V. Hugh DeNeal, Taylor Steele and the Love Preachers, Carter and Connelly, Wil Maring and Robert Bowlin, and much more.  


Ticket Prices and Lodging at Touch of Nature Options:

Options range from a VIP weekend getaway to festival day passes - kids under 15 are free with a paying adult

VIP Weekend Pass - $160 ($170 day of)
VIP Youth Weekend Pass - $0 (with paying adult)

Includes Friday-Sunday pass, preferred seating and snacks at concerts, LGGD swag, and if lodging at Touch of Nature, get first choice to book the preferred hotel and cabins accommodations. Lodging not included in the purchase of a weekend pass. 


General Weekend Admission  - includes general parking pass, festival access Friday through Sunday 
Weekend Pass - $100 ($110 day of)
Youth Weekend Pass - $0 (with paying adult)

Limited Day Passes available:

All day passes must purchase a $10 parking pass

Friday only Pass - $40 ($50 day of)
Youth Friday Pass only - $0 (with paying adult)
Saturday only Pass - $50 ($60 day of)
Youth Saturday only - $0 (with paying adult)
Sunday only - $25 ($30 day of)
Youth Sunday only - $0 (with paying adult)

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Little Grassy Lodge: -All hotel-style rooms include A/C, heat, Wi-Fi, satellite TV, mini fridge, microwave, coffee maker, and linens to upgrade your festival experience.    

Option 1 - $200 per room for weekend
One room with (2) twin beds, (1) upper lot reserved parking pass, VIP perks

Option 2 - $300 per room for weekend (only 2 rooms available)  (SOLD OUT)
One room with (2) double beds, (1) upper lot reserved parking pass, VIP perks

Option 3 - $300 per room for weekend (only 2 rooms available)  (1 Room Remaining)

One room with (1) Queen bed, (1) upper lot reserved parking pass, VIP perks  

Rustic Lodges (Morris or Shawnee Lodges): *Lowered price* --$100 per room for weekend -Dorm style lodging.  Individual rooms located within a building with a commons men/women's showers and restrooms.  Rooms have locking doors and linens.  Limited 19 rooms available! 

Option includes: One room with (2) twin beds, (1) upper lot reserved parking pass

Jam Camp Cabin: These cabins have 10 twin beds to accommodate your whole crew; with an open floor plan and regulated (heat/AC) guests can socialize without a problem. The cabins have access to shower houses with bathrooms and shower facilities.  Note: Bring your own warm bedding! 

$250/weekend - (10) beds, shower and bath house access, heat and A/C, (1) parking pass

Jam Camp Car Camping: Get your own parking spot in Jam Camp! Your parking space includes the grassy spot right next to it for camping! Each guest will receive an assigned parking spot in the upper lot and 1 tent decal for the weekend.  Note: any additional tents will be required to purchase a separate tent decal for the weekend.  

$80/weekend - (1) upper lot reserved parking space and grassy area behind, (1) tent decal for the weekend

River Radio Jam Camp Tent Camping: Park and camp near the action! Located directly adjacent to the music, stake your claim right smack in the middle of the action. Your pass includes general access parking on the road closest to the parking lot, and space for a 4-person tent in the grassy area in front of our River Radio Retreat Building.  Note: any additional tents will be required to purchase a separate tent decal for the weekend.  

$60/weekend - (1) general access parking pass, (1) camping space (1) tent decal (4 person maximum tent) in the river radio plaza, shower and bath house access

Tent Camping (available in jam and chill camps): 

$40/weekend - (1) general access parking pass, (1) camping space (1) tent decal (4 person maximum tent), shower and bath house access

Chill Camp Super Cabin: 

$450/weekend – (24) bunkbed capacity, A/C, heat, (1) general access parking pass, shower and bath house access

Chill Camp Family Cabin: Ideal for people who want to sleep in a temperature regulated (heat and A/C) cabin away from the main festival area. These cabins sleep 6 people in 3 bunk beds and have access to washhouses with bathrooms and showers; they only have beds and electricity, no running water. Note: Bring your own warm bedding! 

$120/weekend - 6 person capacity, A/C, heat, (1) general access parking pass, shower and bath house access  (1 Cabin Remaining)

Chill Camp Family Cabin: Ideal for people who want to sleep in a temperature regulated (heat and A/C) cabin away from the main festival area. These cabins sleep 8 people in 4 bunk beds and have access to washhouses with bathrooms and showers; they only have beds and electricity, no running water.  Note: Bring your own warm bedding! 

$160/weekend - 8 person capacity, A/C, heat, (1) general access parking pass, shower and bath house access   (1 Cabin Remaining)

Chill Camp Family Cabin (Upgraded): Ideal for people who want to sleep in a temperature regulated (heat and A/C) cabin away from the main festival area. These cabins sleep 8 people in 4 bunk beds and have access to washhouses with bathrooms and showers; they only have beds and electricity, no running water.  Note: Bring your own warm bedding! 

$200/weekend - 8 person capacity, A/C, heat, (1) general access parking pass, shower and bath house access