2019 INKCARCERATION Lineup Announced

The second annual INKCARCERATION music and tattoo festival will take place on July 12-14 at the Historic Ohio State Reformatory.

Three-day festival INKCARCERATION is back and will feature over 30 bands on two outdoor stages, 70 tattoo artists, “Escape from Blood Prison” haunted house attraction, gourmet food, drinks and more! Today the lineup has been announced which includes headliners Shinedown, Godsmack and Five Finger Death Punch.

This year’s line-up also includes +Live+, Taking Back Sunday, Seether, Skillet, I Prevail, Starset, Red Sun Rising, Motionless in White, Fozzy, Buckcherry, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Andrew W.K., P.O.D., Stabbing Westward, Light the Torch, From Ashes to New, Smile Empty Soul, Eyes Set To Kill, Awake at Last, The Funeral Portrait, Kerbera, Raven Black, Beyond UnbrokenRivals, Impending Lies and The Everyday Losers, plus special performances by The Monster Dolls. There will be further details of the tattoo artists who will be appearing soon.

Tickets are on sale now here, with field, camping and VIP ticket options available. 

The Ohio State Reformatory is thought to be one of the most haunted buildings in the country and is the setting for The Shawshank Redemption which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. 

INKCARCERATION promoters promise an epic year. “Building off such a strong inaugural year, we are so stoked to give our fans even more in year two. With Billboard chart-topping bands such as Shinedown, Godsmack and Five Finger Death Punch leading the way, tattoo artists from around the globe, and the historic backdrop of the haunted Shawshank Prison, INKCARCERATION 2019 will be the don’t miss rock event of the summer in the Midwest!”

“Escape from Blood Prison” is the annual Halloween haunted house attraction held at the Reformatory from September to November each year. This year, the spooky attraction will be available to festival-goers all weekend long.

“It’s an honor to be able to open the doors of Blood Prison a couple months early and give the guests of INKCARCERATION a few scares in July! The warden, his family and the Blood Prison inmates are all excited to meet the fans at INKCARCERATION,” says Vic Amesquita, manager of Blood Prison.

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About Kirstine Walton 290 Articles
Kirstine moved from the UK to Chicago in 2011, and has fallen in love with the city and its music scene. She enjoys combining her two biggest passions – music and photography. If there is a band with a guitar playing, chances are she’ll be there…camera in hand. Kirstine went to her first live concert at 7 years old, and hasn’t looked back since!

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