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 Aug 7th & 8th, 2015

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PERU, NEW YORK – – For the ninth consecutive year Backwoods Pondfest will return to its original location at Twin Ponds Campsite in Peru, New York! Pondfest includes over twenty bands from throughout the nation, featured on two different stages in a beautiful rural setting. This year’s first-round announcement includes one of the electronic jambandscene’s foundational pillars, Particle, plus Spiritual Rez, Sophistafunk collaborative project Normal Instruments, two nights with host Lucid, and many more!

Guests pay $90 at the gate day-of the event, advanced is only $70. Some ticket purchase perks include tent-side parking, BYOB (no glass), and weekend camping.backwoods pondfest 2015 3

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Particle is Backwoods Pondfest’s featured artist for this first-round of artist announcements. Particle is currently hard at work finishing enough studio tracks to populate up to two new full-length albums, both of which will be released in 2015. The band plans to premiere select studio singles and to make their new music as accessible as possible for old and new fans alike. As founding member Steve Molitz said in a recent interview, “Particle has always been fueled by the energy of our fans, and we’re so excited to get back out on the road full-time, and to share all of this new music with the Particle People…”. The current Particle line-up also includes Disco Biscuits drummer Allen Aucoin, Brothers Past bass player Clay Parnell & guitarist Ben Combe.

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Stay tuned for our second-round of artists, plus announcements about workshops, arts, entertainment, novelty vendors and more! Additional information and tickets can be purchased at, as well as at select ticket outlets (see website).

There is a special Thursday night early bird ticket, too.  “Over half of our Thursday night early camping tickets are sold. They are going fast. Remember you must have that ticket along with a weekend pass. No cash will be taken at the gate Thursday. Must have both tickets and must arrive between 4pm and midnight. Thank you. See ya all soon..”backwoods pondfest 2015 4

Check out the Facebook event here.

Twin Ponds Campsite is located at 208 Fuller Road, Peru, NY 12972. Set in the backwoods of the North Country. Many festivals have been held at Twin Ponds including Pondstock and The Havest Dance. It boasts plenty of camping space in open fields or secluded wooded areas as well as an isolated area for quiet camping. 


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