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Ohiolina Music
Festival

 

SEPTEMBER 20-22, 2019

INFIRMARY MOUND PARK
GRANVILLE, OHIO

 
 
 
 
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2019 Ohiolina Music Festival lineup

Featured Artists

View Full Weekend Schedule

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20th

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Cedric Burnside

FRIDAY / MAIN STAGE

The music of Grammy-nominated blues artist Cedric Burnside has been named the best of the best on numerous lists including Paste Magazine’s ‘Top 10 Roots and Blues Albums.’ Burnside’s latest album offers a showcase for his electric and acoustic guitar.

“[Burnside’s] sound on Benton County Relic…is spare, spacious and gritty but with a biting timeless flavor that makes the 12-song set more than just a slavish homage.” —Billboard

“Fusing delta and hill country with elements of jam-band rock, he and his drummer packed an incredible punch, and never let the momentum die down.” —Nashville Scene

 
 

Buffalo Wabs & The Price
Hill Hustle

FRIDAY + SATURDAY / MAIN STAGE

Buffalo Wabs & the Price Hill Hustle are a Cincinnati-based, four-piece Americana and folk band blending the traditions of heroes like Woody Guthrie and Mississippi John Hurt with contemporary flair. Their high energy and passion for the music follow them to every performance, earning them countless fans and local awards.

 

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Woody Pines

friday / SIDE STAGE

The music of Nashville troubadour Woody Pines comes from the streets—it was on the streets as a professional busker where Woody first cut his teeth. Pines' music draws liberally from the lost back alley anthems and scratchy old 78s of American roots music, whether country blues, jugband, hokum, or hillbilly—heavy rollicking street performances are central to Woody's intensely catchy rhythms, jumpy lyrics and delirious sense of fun.

Whiskey Bent Valley Boys

FRIDAY / MAIN STAGE

The Whiskey Bent Valley Boys' sound will take you through the hills of Kentucky, bearing all the centuries-old stories, traditions and liquor those hills contain. The band's old-time sound delivers an intensity that would knock the socks right off their forefathers' feet.

 
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Blue Moon Soup

FRIDAY / SIDE STAGE

Blue Moon Soup is an acoustic folk quartet from Yellow Springs, Ohio. The band performs an eclectic mix of jam band staples as well as folk and bluegrass traditional standards. On stage, trailside or fireside, Blue Moon Soup’s music brings a sincerity and spirit to the stage that sweeps wallflowers onto the dance floor.

 
 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21st

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The Dip

SATURDAY / MAIN STAGE

Hailing from Seattle, The Dip is an electrifying seven-piece ensemble that melds vintage rhythm and blues and modern pop with 60s soul.

The Dip has gained notoriety in the Pacific Northwest for their eminently danceable live shows. Hard-hitting but sensitive, The Dip harkens back to the deep soul roots of decades past while still sounding undeniably relevant today.

“One of the most exciting and joyous acts to emerge in recent years.” - KEXP, Seattle Public Radio

 
 
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Todd Albright

SaturDAY / SIDE STAGE

Todd Albright is a country blues, twelve string guitar player and vocalist based in Detroit, Michigan. “The character and emotional vibe of the performance are delicious.” —Acoustic Guitar Magazine

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The Mighty Troubadours

SaturDAY / MAIN STAGE

A vocally-oriented string-band that offers an eclectic blend of traditional and contemporary bluegrass music.

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High Water Drifters

SaturDAY / main STAGE

The High Water Drifters jam original and traditional tunes with all manner of banjos, washboards, mandolins, fiddle, guitars, upright bass, and a stomp box.

 

 
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Denison Bluegrass Ensemble

saturDAY / SIDE STAGE

The Denison Bluegrass ensemble is a Denison University class that offers students of all skill levels an opportunity to interact, perform and learn about traditional bluegrass and American root music. The ensemble includes 10-20 students depending on the semester/year and performs up to 20 times/year.

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Erica Blinn

saturDAY / side STAGE

Native to Columbus, Ohio, Blinn currently resides in Nashville. Her solo tour allows all of the emotional and energetic dynamics of her full band shine with new integrity through her soaring vocals, punctuated, solid rhythm guitar and inspiring blues harp solos.

Don’t miss our free music workshops and jam sessions

WORKSHOP 1:
How do we build a song from scratch? WITH BUffalo Wabs
saturday / 10am

Join Buffalo Wabs and the Price Hill Hustle as they discuss how they come up with a new songs and let the audience build a song.

WORKSHOP 2:
Band dynamics:
with Blue Moon Soup

saturday / 11am

Using a band to improve group functionality and performance.

Jam tents

Bring your instrument, meet some friends and learn some new songs!


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22nd

Men of God’s Heart

SUNDAY / MAIN STAGE

FREE SHOW (NO TICKET REQUIRED)

Stellar Award Nominated Men of God’s Heart is a Billboard Top 50 gospel group based in Columbus, Ohio.

Our Sunday morning show is free and open to the public (no ticket required)!

Weekend Schedule

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Camping + Lodging

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Standard Camping

Our standard on-site camping offers visibility of stage, no promised curfew, and a chance of a late-night show on Friday or Saturday.

Detailed camping information is available in our FAQs.

Quiet-Time Camping

For those looking for a good night sleep, Quiet-Time camping is on-site located in a separate area away from the stage (stage is not visible). This area has enforced quiet time at 9pm. A great option for families and those who need a lot of sleep!

DoubleTree by Hilton

Our friends at the Newark DoubleTree have kindly reserved a block of rooms for festival attendees. Get the special room rate until August 21st or until the block is sold out! Find more details here.

 

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A beyond-the-music guide to all the fun included in an Ohiolina ticket.

 

Kayaking • Walking Trails • Playgrounds • Fishing • Licking County Library Kids Area • Food Trucks

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Kayaking

Kayak rentals are included with your general admission ticket to Ohiolina. Kayaking is available from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday.

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Morning Yoga

Enjoy an outdoor group yoga session at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21. Yoga is included with a general admission ticket.

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Food + Drink

Enjoy regional fare from food trucks including Moe's Original BBQ, Sweet T’s, Radio Fryer, Weathervane Kettle Corn and Velvet Ice Cream, as well as wine and beer selections sponsored by Yuengling.

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Hiking

Wake up with a hike or enjoy an afternoon stroll through the seven miles of walking trails at the park.

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Move, Play and Learn

The Licking County Library will feature a variety of activities at the festival, including story time, assorted games and even some library-related tech toys. In addition, the Bookmobile will be on site — come join us!


PAST OHIOLINA FUN!

Special thanks to the partners who make Ohiolina possible.

 

PLATINUM BANJO SPONSORS

 
 

SILVER BANJO SPONSORS

BRONZE BANJO SPONSORS

 
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FAQ

Everything you need to know for the Ohiolina weekend.

WHERE IS THE FESTIVAL HELD?

Infirmary Mound Park // 4309 Lancaster Road // Granville, Ohio // 43023

The venue is beautiful 316-acre park featuring kayaking, walking trails, playgrounds and a great backdrop to a weekend music festival.

Kayaking will be 11am-2pm on Saturday.

IS Ohiolina Family-friendly?

Yes! We will have on-site family activities and children age 12 and under get in FREE! We’ll have a bounce house and other kids activities Friday and Saturday. In addition, the Licking County Library will be onsite from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday with the Book Mobile and other fun activities!

Can I bring an instrument to "jam" with others?

Yes! While there are not formally designated locations for an impromptu session, we encourage you to bring your instrument, find a spot in the park and get inspired.

ARE DOGS ALLOWED? Rain Prep?

Dogs are allowed as long as they are leashed and you clean up after your pet. Any dogs or pets that become a nuisance will be asked to leave. There is a dog park and trails are available at the park. If you are camping with a pet in the quiet area, your pet must remain leashed and quiet after 9 p.m.

Umbrellas are not allowed. If you plan for rain, please bring a rain poncho.

What should I bring?

We know you love your phone (us too). If you can only remember one thing, please remember there is extremely limited access to electricity at the park! Bring boosters/power bank chargers and arrive with phones and other devices fully charged. 

Bring the basics for watching music in a field: chairs, blankets, sunscreen, bug spray, friends, dancing shoes.

Don't forget cash for vendors, food and drinks - the park does not have an ATM on site. Some vendors will take credit cards, and some will be cash-only. We recommend bringing cash just in case!

If you are camping, you can bring small coolers! (But remember they are only permitted in designated camping areas.)

CAMPING SET-UP

Friday camping set-up times: Noon-2 p.m.

Saturday camping set-up times: 10 a.m.- noon

To minimize traffic, adhering to these times is very important!

What is included in the campsite?

Camping available is primitive only (Bear Grylls would be so proud). Every camp site is approx. 20 x 20 and is intended for one tent per 3-5 people. You won’t find electric hookups, showers or water hookups, but you will find soulful music just steps away.

Quiet time camping

The Quiet Time camping is separate from the the main camping area and festival. While not guaranteed silence, there will be a 9 p.m. curfew both nights, so this is an ideal option for families.

Regular camping

Regular camping is closer to the stage and some sites may have a view of the stage, subject to availability on a first-come first-serve basis. The curfew for these sites will be after the last band finishes on Friday or Saturday.

Will cars and tents be directly next to each other?

No, but they will be within walking distance.

Can I bring coolers?

Small coolers are permitted only in the tent area. Otherwise coolers are not permitted. Beer, wine, water and food will be on sale all weekend.

Can I have a fire at my campsite?

Fires are not permitted for the safety of all. This includes tiki torches or live-fire lanterns.