Photo by Scott Preston
As festival season winds down, The Werk Out Music & Arts Festival, held Thursday through Sunday, September 20–23 at Legend Valley in Thornville, OH, will serve as the summer’s final fling.
Building on an already stacked lineup on the weekend when summer turns to autumn, The Werks are thrilled to announce the addition of Lotus, Papadosio, Greensky Bluegrass, Roevy, Break Science and more to its 3rd annual The Werk Out Festival. Additionally, the festival schedule is now available online at http://www.thewerkoutfestival.com/site/schedule/
The complete lineup for this year’s Werk Out Festival now includes The Werks (3 nights), Lotus, EOTO, Rusted Root, Papadosio, Greensky Bluegrass, Break Science, ZOOGMA, The Everyone Orchestra, roeVy, ekoostik hookah, Kung Fu, DrFameus (ft Allen of The Disco Biscuits), The Heavy Pets, Dirtfoot, The Twin Cats, Strange Arrangement, The Macpodz, Roster McCabe, Attak & Carma, Elemental Groove Theory, Glostik Willy, Rahbee, DJ Solo, Space Panda, Funktion, Good Gravy, Heady Ruxpin, Etic Evasion, Magua, Former Champions, Eumatik, Thunder St. Clair, Indigosun, Broccoli Samurai, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Under the Sun, Skeetones, Cosby Sweater, Aliver Hall, Soul Rebels, Me3Mind, Jesters of Kindness, Oh Kee Pa (a tribute to Phish), Green Chi, Bang~Bang, pH Factor, Ph Factor, Howard Lewis & Lovins.
In addition to non-stop music from noon until 6am, The Werk Out Music & Arts Festival includes visual smorgasbord of over 65 eclectic artists delighting the visual cortex with a blend of live art, a wide array of performers, and even an interactive art project with festival patrons doing collaborative work on a paint wall. Among this year’s non-musical highlights include the Arts Village, featuring an on-site gallery, visual media tent, and an interactive art and games tent will showcase some of the best established and up-and-coming visionary and transformative art.
The Werks are hitting the road for a monstrous fall tour immediately following The Werk Out Festival, having already performed at a number of this summer’s hottest music festivals. Complete upcoming dates include:
Sept 20-23 – The Werk Out Festival – Thornville, OH
Sept 25 – 12th & Porter – Nashville, TN
Sept 26 – Proud Larry’s – Oxford, MS
Sept 27 – Martin’s – Jackson, MS
Sept 28 – 2826 Arnetic – Fort Worth, TX
Sept 29 – Utopia Music Festival – Utopia, TX
Oct 1 – Launchpad – Albuquerque, NM
Oct 3 – Fox Theatre – Boulder, CO
Oct 4 – Bluebird Theater – Denver, CO
Oct 5 – Three20South – Breckenridge, CO
Oct 6 – Three20South – Breckenridge, CO
Oct 10 – Majestic Theatre – Madison, WI
Oct 11 – Iowa City Yacht Club – Iowa City, IA
Oct 17 – The Blind Pig – Ann Arbor, MI
Oct 18 – Bell’s Brewery – Kalamazoo, MI
Oct 19 – Mac’s – Lansing, MI
Oct 27 – Werkaween at the Madison Theater – Covington, KY
Oct 31 – Beachland Ballroom – Cleveland, OH
Nov 2 – Rex Theatre – Pittsburgh, PA
Nov 3 – Baltimore Soundstage – Baltimore, MD
Nov 10 & 11 – Bear Creek Music Festival – Live Oak, FL
Having won over a number of new fans from doggedly criss-crossing the nation’s clubs and festival fields this summer, The Werks are offering a free audio stream of their eponymous new studio CD ‘The Werks’ at http://thewerks.bandcamp.com.
The Werk Out Festival tickets are available online at www.thewerkoutfestival.com for $85 in advance & $95 at the gate (2-day tickets include camping & parking / children under 12 admitted free / Campsite and VIP Upgrades are available). Gates open at Noon Thursday for Early Bird Camping (for an additional $20 fee) and Friday morning for regular camping, staying open through Sunday afternoon.
Each Werk Out Festival VIP package includes improved access to special VIP exclusive showers, camping close to your vehicle, camping near main stages, a beer and wine bar, festival golf cart rides as well as a private meet & greet with The Werks. This upgraded festival experience also includes a limited edition Werk Out Festival poster, goodie bag and festival shirt and is available for $200.
The Werk Out Festival is produced by AlchemyHouse Presents, Funky Bean Productions and The Werks Music, LLC