In March, the Bellwether Music Festival was announced for Aug. 10-11 at the home of the Ohio Renaissance Fair in Waynesville, Ohio, about 40 miles north of Cincinnati. Today, organizers released the full lineup for the camping-friendly festival.
Joining The Flaming Lips, MGMT, Dr. Dog, Whitney and Local Natives for the inaugural Bellwether fest will be a pair of Alternative music pioneers — Echo & The Bunnymen and The Psychedelic Furs,
Also on the lineup: Japanese Breakfast, Allah-Las, Bob Schneider, Alex Lahey, Speaking Suns, The Cordial Sins and Erika Wennerstrom, the frontperson of former Cincinnati-/now Texas-based Heartless Bastards who recently released her well-received debut solo album, Sweet Unknown.
Rounding out the lineup are Cincinnati’s Dawg Yawp (Album and Artist of the Year winners at the 2017 Cincinnati Entertainment Awards) and Carriers, a recent CEA nominee for New Artist of the Year.