An Experiment in Joyful Self-Expression through Music and the Arts
July 3-5 2009
The PEX Summer Festival is a multi-faceted, multi-dimensional music and arts celebration! This will be a place for harmony amongst joyful adventurers in self-exploration. On July 4th weekend, we are looking forward to our largest collaborative effort to date in the gathering of like minds and compassionate spirits. We will be uniting for three days and nights of amazing music, art, education, dance, participatory shared experience and conscious connection on 200 acres of private land, just one hour south of Philadelphia.
200 Scenic Acres including a Spring-Fed Pond
Over 40 DJ’s, Live Bands & Performers
Olympic-Sized Swimming Pool w/ Daily Pool Parties
Dormitory Style Cabins w/ Showers & Toilets
4th of July Barbecue Before the Effigy Burn on Saturday
½ Mile of River Frontage
3 Sound Stages
Fire & Drum Circle
Live Performance Art & Art Installations.
4,000 Square Foot Outdoor Pavilion
Basketball, Tennis & Volleyball Courts
Canteen & Hot/Cold Beverage Bar
Lectures & Workshops Including Yoga, Aerial Silk, Fire Staff, Poi, & Capoeira
Meal Hall w/ Optional Standard, Vegetarian & Vegan Meal Plans Available
Tent & Car Camping
Free Drinking Water
Free & Secure Parking
Conveniently located one hour south of Philly.
(Only 45 minutes from Baltimore, 90 minutes from DC and 3 hours from NYC)
PEX SUMMER FESTIVAL, AN EXPERIMENT IN ARTS, CULTURE, MUSIC AND INTELLECT Philadelphia, PA) The Philadelphia Experiment (PEX) is excited to announce the First Annual PEX Summer Festival July 3rd – 6th in Darlington, Maryland, (1 hour from Philly and Baltimore, 90 minutes from DC, and 3 hours from NYC).
PEX Festival: http://www.pexsummerfestival.com
Facebook Event Page: http://tinyurl.com/fb-pexfest
MySpace Event Page: http://tinyurl.com/ms-pexfest
The Compound: The festival will be hosted on 200 private acres overlooking the Susquehanna River. Amenities include multiple Stages, Swimming Pool, Labyrinth, Ropes Course, Fire & Drum Circles, Catered Meals, Cabins, Tent & Car Camping, Sport Courts, Film Theater, and Saturday Night Effigy Burn.
Musical Acts include: King Britt, Nigel Richards, Dozia, Rich Medina, Justin Paul, Rob Paine, Nickodemus, Jeff Heart, DJ Everyday, Lee Mayjahs?, Big Jawn, Blake LaBounty, Braden, Conway Jennings, Dave Hughes, Dee Jay Bella, Discount, Jordan Romney, Kevlar, Kezner, Kris Murphy, Lina Luv, Malodorous, Mr. Caparro, Meeshu, Mike Saga, Nick Cosmo, O’Keef, Robotique, Ross D, Sean Thomas, Small Change, Supermucho, Terreyl Kirton, Xris Smack, Wiseacre, Zemi 17 and many others
Live Performers: Arche-Dream for Humankind, Carlos Izaguirre, Eric Oberthaler,Gameltron, Locality, Nyxyss, Peter Parker, Pink Skull, Plum Dragoness, Pink Skull, Simplafire, Solomonic Sound, Trance Americana, Tunnel T, Umlaut & Xande Cruz
Speakers: Andrew B. Newberg M.D., Daniel Pinchbeck, Eron Lloyd, Helene Finizio, James Oroc
Workshops: Yoga, Aerial Arts, Drumming, Contact Improv., Contact Juggling, Fire Poi, Fire Safety, Fire Staff, Theater Play, Mask Making, Hoop Dance & Meditation
Theme Camps: W & W Saloon, Kostume Kult, Camp Contact, IdeaDome, Rose Petal Pool
Cabins: $280-$520 (sleeps 8-12 people)
Meal Plan: $40
The Philadelphia Experiment is an informal non-profit arts & culture organization intent on fostering creative expression and civic engagement. Through participatory events and community service initiatives we open doors of collective opportunity to help drive positive change in the world. This event is a fundraiser to help defray the costs associated with PEX grants and the funding of artists and performers who showcase their work in unique and unexpected venues.
For further information, contact Andrew@thephiladelphiaexperiment.org 610-389-7615