The organizers of Smilefest 2003 understand that times are rough. Which is why they want you to take a big, deep breath and trip merrily out to the country for three days (and camping-out nights!) of jam bands and banjo pickin’.

Sadly, no pets allowed–not even black labs wearing bandanas. But you can still feel the love with groups such as Leftover Salmon, the David Grisman Quartet, Karl Denson (pictured above) and Keller Williams. For details on tickets, camping guidelines, etc., visit