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All of the original members of the Disco Biscuits met as undergraduate students at the University of Pennsylvania. Gutwillig and Altman had become friends and had started to play music together and once Brownstein joined them, they began to play at college parties and bars throughout Pennsylvania. The called themselves different names at every show, until they settled on the Disco Biscuits. They played numerous covers of Phish, Pink Floyd, Frank Zappa, The Beatles, The Grateful Dead, Men Without Hats, Devo and Carlos Santana, interwoven with originals.
In 1999, the first Camp Bisco was held in Pennsylvania, which would grow to be their flagship festival, with the most recent being Camp Bisco V in Hunter, New York. In early 2000, Brownstein left the band. On July 12, 2000 at the Crowbar in State College, PA the band announced that Brownstein was back in the band simply saying that "There is no Disco Biscuits without Marc Brownstein".
After another year on the East Coast, the band then relocated to Santa Cruz, CA. Their 2002 album Señor Boombox charted on two Billboard Magazine entries; Top Electronic Albums at #13 and Top Independent Albums at #46.
In 2005 at Camp Bisco IV in Van Etten, NY, Altman left the band to attend medical school and in the following fall, Allen Aucoin was announced as Altman's replacement at drums.
The band has toured nationally as well as played at major music festivals such as Jam on the River in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Bonnaroo in Manchester, Tennessee, Gathering of the Vibes in Bridgeport, Connecticut, All Good Music Festival in Masontown, West Virginia, Lollapalooza 2006, Jam Cruise, and a New Years Eve show with support by Keller Williams, ?uestlove and Shpongle at the Tweeter Center in Camden, New Jersey, and the 10.000 Lakes Festival, Minnesota.
In 2007, the band will be co-headlining the D.U.M.B. (Disco Umphrey's McGee Biscuits) tour with Umphrey's McGee, as well as, appearing at High Sierra Music Festival. They are also co-headliningg Trancegression Music Festival in Summit County, CO at Copper Mountain with Umphrey's McGee. Artists on the bill include Blackalicious, Galactic, The Pharcyde, Lotus, Greyboy Allstars, DJ Harry, and more.
Camp Bisco VI will take place at the Indian Lookout and Country Club in Mariaville, New York, from August 16th-18th.