Photo: Suzanne Cordeiro/for American-Statesman
Photo: Suzanne Cordeiro/for American-Statesman

MGMT, The Flaming Lips and more are coming to this new, local festival

There’s a brand spankin’ new local festival coming to the Dayton-area and we’re excited.

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The Bellwether Music Festival is a two-day, two-stage alternative music festival with camping at Renaissance Park, just outside of Waynesville.

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And check out this musical lineup! The music festival will feature music by sixteen acts on two stages including MGMT, The Flaming Lips, Echo & The Bunnymen, Local Natives, Dr. Dog, The Psychedelic Furs, Whitney, Japanese Breakfast, Allah-Las, Bob Schneider (with band), Erika Wennerstrom, Alex Lahey, Dawg Yawp, Speaking Suns, The Cordial Sins and Carriers.

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Two-day VIP tickets ($245) and two-day GA tickets ($95) are on sale now and will give access to both music festival days and performances, as well as in-and-out privileges. You can also get a single-day ticket ($55) if you’d rather go for just one of the days. Ticket prices increase when tier sells out. 

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Camping packages start at $120. RV packages are also available.

Want to go?

WHAT: Bellwether Music Festival

WHERE: Renaissance Park Ohio, 10543 E. St. Rt. 73, Waynesville

WHEN: August 10-11

TICKETS: Range from $55-$245, purchase online

INFO: Website

Bellwether Music Festival is an all ages rain or shine event. All artists are subject to change without notice.

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