Summer Camp Music Festival is truly one of the mainstays of the live music scene, as host bands moe. and Umphrey’s McGee never fail to organize a top tier event. The festival officially unveiled plans for 2018, set to return to Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, IL over Memorial Day weekend, May 25-27, with a video from one of their newest fans. Ethan Cutkosky (also known as “Carl” from the Showtime series Shameless) was in attendance at the 2017 event, fitting right on in with the 20,000+ fans on site. While first sticking out as one of the most random celebrities there–though many in the music community knew Cutkosky from sightings at EDM shows in the Chicago area–he was officially a “scamper” by the end of the three day weekend.Carl From “Shameless” Rages Umphrey’s McGeeIn the video below, Cutkosky reveals the 2018 dates and urges fans to stay tuned for information on the Advanced Early-Bird Passes, the first round of artist announcements, and more. The video then cuts to an interview with Cutkosky that took place during Summer Camp 2017, where he describes the weekend as the “best time of [his] life”, attributing the positive experience to the music, the vibe, and the amazing community. In addition to the festival’s host bands, he shouts out Manic Focus and Pretty Lights as acts he’s most excited to see.Watch the “Shameless Self-Promotion” below, and head to the website for more information:
Stiftelsen Det Norske Veritas has become the majority shareholder of classification society DNV GL.On December 8, 2017, foundations Mayfair SE and Det Norske Veritas signed an agreement for the sale of Mayfair’s 36.5% shares in DNV GL to Det Norske Veritas Holding AS (DNV Holding AS).Until this transaction Stiftelsen Det Norske Veritas owned 63.5% of the DNV GL group through DNV Holding AS.In 2012, Stiftelsen Det Norske Veritas and Mayfair agreed to build a quality assurance and risk management company – Germanischer Lloyd (GL) was merged with Det Norske Veritas to create DNV GL.“Since the merger, the joint company has successfully adapted its organization and realized significant synergies. It also strengthened its position in research and innovation and moved forward with its digital transformation,” the duo said in a statement.“The merger between DNV and GL has created significant value, and we are thrilled about the opportunity to invest in DNV GL’s long term success. 100% of the cash generated will remain within the group to support further development and positioning of DNV GL globally,” Leif-Arne Langøy, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Stiftelsen Det Norske Veritas, commented.As explained, the DNV GL strategy, ‘Leading towards a digital, agile and efficient future’, remains unchanged. There will also be no changes to the management, organization, name or branding.DNV GL’s headquarters for the maritime business area will remain in Hamburg.