The Ohiolina Music Festival will bring folk, rock and
bluegrass to Ariel Foundation Park on Saturday, September 19. The festival will highlight bands, arts/crafts, and food and drink from the region.
Inspired in the culture of the I-77 corridor running from Ohio to North
Carolina, the festival will provide entertainment for the whole family in a
beautiful green space.
Included in the line-up on the main stage (in order of
performance) are: Shonk Brothers, Salty Caramels, Wayfarers, Shelf Life String
Band, Buffalo Wabs and the Price Hill Hustle, Yarn and Howlin Brothers. On the side stage, the following bands will
perform (in order of performance): Ted Rice, Greg Dutton, Eric Sommer, Twin
City Buskers, Erika Hughes & The Well Mannered. Main stage performances will alternate with
Some of the featured food vendors will be Porketta and Moe’s
Original Bar-B-Que. They will offer
sides starting from 2$, sandwiches ranging from 7-9$ and wings and ribs with a cost up to
The festival will begin at 11 am and run until 11 pm. Tickets can be purchased online (www.ohiolina.com)
and cost 40$ for adults when purchased ahead of time – on the day of the event
tickets will cost 50$. Admission for
children under 12 is free. A portion of
the festival proceeds go to The Ohiolina Music Scholarship Fund supported
through the Community Foundation of Mount Vernon and Knox County. The festival also supports the Science
Play-Space Initiative. Festival goers
should take chairs, blankets and cash to purchase food and drinks. Coolers are not permitted. Leashed dogs are welcome.
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