2020 Bellwether Festival Canceled Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Bellwether Music Festival
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Atmosphere during Cake's performance during the 2019 Bellwether Music Festival at Renaissance Park on Aug. 9, 2019 in Waynesville, Ohio.

Third annual event was meant to take place from Aug. 6-8.

The third annual Bellwether Music Festival has been cancelled. "Bellwether Music Festival announces today the cancellation of its third-annual 3-day event, citing current government mandates and circumstances surrounding COVID-19," organizers said in a statement on Monday (June 15).

"A 3-stage alternative music festival with camping, the 2020 Bellwether Music Festival was originally scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 6 – Saturday, Aug. 8 at Renaissance Park in Waynesville, Ohio," the statement continued. "All ticket buyers will automatically receive a refund on the credit card used to make the purchase within the next 30 days. Bellwether Music Festival is targeting Aug. 12-14, 2021 for the rescheduled dates, additional details to follow."

Nathaniel Rateliff, The Devil Makes Three, The Growlers, Shovels & Rope and The Lone Bellow were all set to perform at the rustic alt music fest, which was to take place on the grounds of the Renassance Park in Waynesville, Ohio.

American Idol alum Scarypoolparty, Langhorne Slim, Hayes Carll, Waxahatchee, Cloud Nothing and many more were also on the lineup.


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