Col. Bruce Hampton has been making music since 1963, leaving a trail of memorable live performances with his many bands, including Hamptons Grease Band, (who played Woodstock) The Late Bronze Age and Col. Bruce Hampton and The Aquarium Rescue Unit. The Col. has helped pave the road for some of todays greatest players (Jimmy Herring of Widespread Panic, Oteil Burbridge of Dead and Company) and has taught us all to try and not take ourselves too seriously!
The Schwag x3 ( Two nights wsg Steve Sweney)
The Schwag was started in 1991 as a tribute to the Grateful Dead by band leader Jimmy Tebeau. For four years Jimmy also toured the country as the bassist for JGB (Jerry Garcia Band.) and has opened for many other notable acts. The Schwag also hosts/ hosted music festivals such as the long running Schwagstock and much more.
Rumpke Mountain Boys ( TWO NIGHTS)
“Foot stomping, old timey, whiskey spilling, psychedelic trash-grass!” The Rumpke Mountain Boys combine signature vocals, a unique command of string instruments (acoustic guitar, mandolin, upright bass and banjo) and dynamic special effects into a singular musical experience
The Joe Marcinek Band was founded in 2011. The band is an ever evolving mixture boasting a who’s who of the jamband world. Each show has a slightly different lineup and interpretation. A bit groovy, a bit jazzy, and always unforgettable!
Tommy Hamilton was born on New Year’s Eve during an episode of Battlestar Galactica, which him a Capricorn. T-Ham and the Babies have been playing some of there greatest sets to date this year and are sure to impress music lovers of all tastes!
Glostik Willy * Ekoostik Willy * Glostik Sabbath
Glostik Willy is the life support for the Rock & Roll you thought was dead!Glostik Willy is the life support for the rock & roll you thought was dead. The band formed in early 2008, and since then has grown to be a driving force in today’s scene bridging the gap between rock and jam and forming their own genre of music that can only be described as Hippy Metal.
Jahman Brahman is a four-member collaboration originating from Columbus, Ohio in 2005, and currently residing in the mountains of Asheville, NC. The musical intuition of each member overcomes the restrictions of any particular genre as they pioneer the musical trail with a sound completely their own.
If the sound of blazing guitars being pushed by a freight train straight around the corner into a smoke filled jazz club circa 1963, then this might be your thing.
Raised by two redheads in Worthington Ohio
Subterranean approaches improvisation with intent. Pushing stylistic boundaries and fearlessly exploring their musical journey while still presenting infectious grooves. This creates a unique experience at every live performance making each one a must see.
Katz and Friends
Dave Katz, Eric Sargent, Joe Crump, John Zuck and a couple surprises ….
A four-piece jam band whose music focuses on intricate compositions inspired by genres ranging from jazz/classical to funk/rock and all things in-between!All four members in the band write songs, so they already have an extensive list of original material (the main chunk of which actually comes from their drummer Dylan Aughe).
“It takes a real man to sing love songs.” Andrew Ellis plugs away in Toledo bars night after night, which has honed his chops to a fine degree. His brand of Americana on this set of songs is rough and tender, smart and streetwise, and IS a testament to Toledo’s fertile music scene. — R.L.
The Scarlet and Grateful House Band is a group of Local Columbus jam band artist joining together to perform tribute to the Grateful Dead.With a unique jam style from each members personal backgrounds mixed with Grateful Dead songs is a truly personal and one of a kind experience.
Creation Station uses a handsonic hpd 15 and boss loop pedals to create a one man digital drum circle .. integrating acoustic drums and fire into the performance band. edm, tribal, instrumental, ext.
One of the great Grateful Dead tributes of the Midwest. Once you are at one of their shows, there’s nothing left to do but smile smile smile!!!
Andy Shaw band is all about family!! Andy, his dad Jim, and brother Chris have been making central Ohio dance for sometime and will be doing the same at The FENNARIO!!!
∴ ∴ ∴ ARTIST AT LARGE : JASON HANN ∴ ∴ ∴
TENT STAGE ARTIST