Campout for the Cause returns to Rancho Del Rio on Memorial Day weekend |

Campout for the Cause returns to Rancho Del Rio on Memorial Day weekend

Along with live music, Campout For The Cause includes camping, yoga of all styles, stand-up paddle boarding and lifestyle workshops for individuals and families.
Zach Mahone | Special to the Weekly |

If you go

What: Campout for the Cause

Where: Rancho Del Rio on the Colorado River along the Colorado River Headwaters Scenic Byway

When: Friday, May 22, through Sunday, May 24

Cost: A limited number of three-day event passes are available for $129

More information: Visit for a complete lineup and schedule of events

Campout for the Cause, a three-day roots music and lifestyle festival, will be held over Memorial Day weekend, Friday, May 22, through Sunday, May 24, at Rancho Del Rio. The riverside venue on Trough Road, about an hour and 15 minutes from Silverthorne, will host the outdoor event, featuring live music, camping, yoga of all styles, stand-up paddleboarding and lifestyle workshops for individuals, friends and families.

Music headliners will include returning Campout acts Fruition and Elephant Revival, as well as renowned singer-songwriter Gregory Alan Isakov, who will make his festival debut. Also jamming on stage will be Bonfire, HoneyHoney, Birds Of Chicago, Ramona, The Sweet Lillies and Dustbowl Revival, recent performers at Avon’s 2015 WinterWonderGrass Festival.

For 2015, Campout for the Cause will offer additional yoga classes on the schedule, which will be led by local yoga instructors, as well as Gina Caputo, the Boulder-based teacher and nationally known “Yogini on the Loose.” Special guest Heath Perry will hold lifestyle workshops throughout the weekend, and there will be performance art featuring Fractal Tribe. A communal cooking area with a fire for roasting food will be available for all to use.

“We are expanding our workshops and our yoga offerings, and we are so excited to be bringing in great guest teachers like Gina,” said Scotty Stoughton, founder of Campout for the Cause and owner of Bonfire Entertainment. “Campout is all about going back to our roots. It’s a gathering that’s really anchored by authentic artists who create from the heart.”

A very limited number of three-day event passes are available for $129. Tickets include three days of music, camping, yoga, stand-up paddle clinics, workshops and a commemorative stainless steel festival mug. Capacity is very limited, and it is not anticipated that tickets will be available at the door. For an extra $10, purchase an early arrival ticket, allowing for entry to the site at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 21, and access to a campout jam by the Campout Family band with members of Bonfire, Gipsy Moon and more. A family camping area will be dedicated, as well.

One hundred percent of the net proceeds will benefit the festival’s nonprofit partners, The Eagle Valley Land Trust and All Hands Volunteers. This year, Campout for the Cause is also partnering with American Rivers, a nonprofit conservation organization dedicated to protecting and restoring America’s rivers.

Campout has stated a mission to “Walk the Talk” — a platform founded in the commitment to inspire lifestyle awareness and event sustainability, along with the intention to foster a community of responsible and respectful festival participants. The festival is dedicated to staying a zero-waste event with low environmental impact.

Free water will be available on site to fill reusable containers. Limited RV passes will be available. For the first time, there will be no single-day tickets or tickets available at the door. For more information and to purchase advance tickets, visit

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