3 music festivals to catch in Ohio this summer

Summer is just around the corner and it’s time to make your summer festivals plans. Here are 3 awesome festivals to catch in Ohio this summer and information on where to get tickets.

INKCARCERATION
Music and Tattoo Festival

July 12-14 2019
Mansfield, OH

 

The INKCARCERATION Music and Tattoo Festival recently announced its return to the historic Ohio State Reformatory, a.k.a. Shawshank Prison, in Mansfield, OH, on July 12, 13 and 14. This year’s massive line-up will be led by none other than colossal rock bands Shinedown, Godsmack and Five Finger Death Punch. Quickly becoming one of the nation’s premier rock festivals, INKCARCERATION will feature over 30 bands on two outdoor stages, 70 tattoo artists, reformatory tours, gourmet food trucks, the best drinks and for the first time, the haunted house attraction, Escape from Blood Prison.

Friday, July 12th
Shinedown
Taking Back Sunday
Skillet
Fozzy
… and many others

Saturday, July 13th
Godsmack
+Live+
Motionless in White
Red Sun Rising
Buckcherry
Andrew WK
Stabbing Westward
… and many others

Sunday, July 14th
Five Finger Death Punch
Seether
I Prevail
Starset
P.O.D.
… and many others

INKCARCERATION Music and Tattoo Festival
’s incredibly unique festival setting – the historic Ohio State Reformatory – is considered one of the most haunted buildings in the country and the setting of the 1994 cinematic classic/IMDB’s highest rated movie of all time, The Shawshank Redemption (celebrating its 25th anniversary his year). The Ohio State Reformatory is centrally located about an hour away from Cleveland, Columbus, and Canton/Akron, Ohio and within a three-hour driving distance of Toledo, Dayton, Cincinnati, Youngstown, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia, Michigan and southern Ontario. Additionally, INKCARCERATION features tent and RV camping for a true outdoor festival experience!

Weekend passes, as well as single day tickets can be purchased here. Get them before they sell out. VIP passes already sold out, so don’t wait too long.

 

 


LaureLive
June 8-9 2019
Butler Campus, Cleveland, OH

Laurel School, an all-girls (K-12) independent school in Shaker Heights, Ohio, and the Cleveland-based Elevation Group announced the full lineup for LaureLive: Music with a Mission 2019 (#LL2019) a few weeks ago. LaureLive will kick-off Northeast Ohio’s summer in style as Cleveland’s Festival returns to Laurel’s gorgeous, 150-acre Butler Campus on Saturday and Sunday, June 8-9, 2019.

Saturday, July 8th
Hozier
Dirty Heads
Moon Taxi
Misterwives
Coin
Dennis Llyod
Alec Banjamin
… and many others

Sunday, July 9th
Sheryl Crow
Trombone Shorty
Lake Street Dive
AJR
Rodrigo Y Gabriela
Red Sun Rising
… and many others

Find their full lineup here and purchase weekend and day passes here. VIP tickets are still available as well.

 

Wonderbus
Music & Arts Festival
August 17-18 2019
Columbus, OH

 

The brand new, two-day Music Festival will take place On The Lawn At CAS and will features a diverse lineup of hitmakers including Walk The Moon, X Ambassadors, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness and The Revivalists, indie favorites Jenny LewisBishop Briggs and Mt. Joy plus dynamic eclectic performers Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals and Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. WonderBus will be a highly entertaining music event appropriate for all ages and will benefit The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health.

Saturday, August 17th
Walk The Moon
The Revivalists
Bishop Briggs
Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness
Chelsea Cutler
… and many others

Sunday, August 18th
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals
X Ambassadors
Trombone Shorty
Jenny Lewis
Mt. Joy
… and many others

Find their full lineup here and purchase weekend and day passes here. Early bird tickets are still available. Get them now, before they go up in price. VIP tickets are still available as well.

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