Big "Big Pig" Gig Starts Today!

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Big Pig Music & Arts Festival
Big Pig Music & Arts Festival

The Big Pig Music & Arts Festival kicks off today in Ripley, Ohio (about an hour southeast of Cincinnati) at the Pisgah Hill Farm. The event runs from this afternoon until about sunrise Sunday morning (great local Electronica group Skeetones play a fest-closing set from 2-4 a.m. Saturday night/Sunday morn). Billed as "3 days and 2 nights of music, camping, fire pits and barbecue spits," Big Pig features a mix of national, regional and top-notch local acts, as well as a late-night DJ tent, food from Habanero, Buzz Thru Coffee and other area establishments and "fire performances" by the folks from Nocturnal Arts. Pre-sale ticketing is over; admission is $40 at the gate. The fest website emphasizes that there is a $10 fee per car for camping (car pool if you can) and there is no on-site ATM machines, so be sure to bring cash. Click below for the full lineup and videos from several of the acts. And click here for complete details. —-

FRIDAY
Main Stage:
3-4pm: First Street Heat
4:30-5:30pm: EGT (Elemental Groove Theory)

Jukebox Presents Elemental Groove Theory from Jukebox on Vimeo.

6-7pm: Magic Jackson

7:30-8:30pm: Perfect Norm
9-10pm: Freekbot

10:30-12am: Soulive

12-1am: Lettuce

1-2:30am: Break Science

3:30-4:30am: Crazy Legs

Second Stage:
2-3pm: DJ Alejo
4:00-4:30pm: The Cliftones
5:30-6pm: The Cliftones

7:00-7:30pm: Dub Locks
8:30-9pm: DJ ETrayn
10:00-10:30pm: DJ Technician
2:30-3:30am: Burgle

SATURDAY
Main Stage:
12-1pm: Shotski
2-3pm: No Hay Banda
4-5pm: Eumatik

Eumatik - Prime Time (Live 02/19/11) @ The Mousetrap from Eumatik on Vimeo.

5:30-6:30pm: Josh Eagle and The Harvest City

7-8pm: The Main Squeeze

8:30-9:30pm: UV Hippo
10-11pm: Perfect Norm
11:30-1:30am: Macpodz

2-4am: Skeetones

Second Stage:
11am-12pm: Up Dog
1-2pm: Blue Caboose
3-4pm: Oui Si Yes
5-5:30pm: Freeform Connection
6:30-7pm: Don't Fear the Satellites
8:00-8:30pm: Pete DeNuzio
9:30-10pm: Pharaoh Loosey
11-11:30pm:Pharaoh Loosey

1:30-2am: Paul M.

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