Bioré Skincare “Ladies First” MidPoint Music Festival Schedule Revealed


In advance of MidPoint Music Festival’s full schedule announcement on Wednesday, August 6, major sponsor Bioré® Skincaretoday proudly highlights exceptional female-led acts performing at this year’s event.

MidPoint Music Festival returns to Downtown Cincinnati and Over-the-Rhine onSeptember 25–27, 2014. In an effort to shine attention on contributions women play at the thirteenth-annual music showcase, Bioré® Skincare, a Kao USA Inc. beauty care brand, is partnering with organizers for a fourth consecutive year.

The Bioré® Stage, inside of Know Theatre, will once again feature showcases with female-led acts on two stages. Headlining acts include:

Lost in the Trees
(Chapel Hill)
Thursday September 25

Friday September 26<

(South Dakota)
Saturday September 27

Other artists scheduled for the Know Theatre include Darlene (Cincinnati), HEAF(Steubenville), and Violent Mae (Hartford) on Thursday; Body Language (Brooklyn),Dresses (Portland), Fort Wilson Riot (Minneapolis), and Us, Today (Cincinnati) on Friday; and Speedy Ortiz (Northampton), Ex Hex (Washington D.C.), Fists of Love(Cincinnati), Leggy (Cincinnati) and Comrade Question (Columbus) on Saturday.

MidPoint will have other female-driven acts at venues throughout the festival, includingDessa (Minneapolis), Jessica Lea Mayfield (Kent), Flint Eastwood (Detroit), No Sinner (Vancouver), Parallels (Toronto), Vic & Gab (Milwaukee), Adia Victoria(Nashville), Love X Stereo (Seoul), Juniper Rising (Brooklyn), The Tontons(Houston), Ancient Warfare (Lexington), Arum Rae (Brooklyn), Buffalo Clover(Nashville), Caroline Glaser (Nashville), Good Graeff (Sarasota), Prim (Cincinnati),Xoe Wise (Chicago), Bella Clava (Toronto), Honey and Houston (Cincinnati),Bethesda (Kent), The Locals (Chicago), Molly Sullivan (Cincinnati) and Crystal Bright and the Silver Hands (Greensboro).

All artists on the schedule at the festival are subject to change.

“MidPoint aims to let people experience the great music from the entire region,” says MidPoint Artistic Director Dan McCabe. “Cincinnati’s music scene wouldn’t be what it is without the contributions of female artists. With Bioré® Skincare’s help, we are better able to showcase that talent and our city’s strengths. ”

All-access passes, with access to every MidPoint Music Festival showcase all three nights, are now on sale via Several major acts in the 2014 lineup have been announced, including Washington Park headliners The Afghan Whigs, Chromeo, and OK Go.

About Kao USA Inc.

Kao USA Inc. is a leading manufacturer of premium beauty care brands that are recognized around the world for their innovation and quality. The Kao USA Consumer Products portfolio includes Ban® antiperspirants; Jergens® and Curél® hand and body lotions; Bioré® facial care; John Frieda® Frizz-Ease®, Root Awakening®, Luxurious Volume, Sheer Blonde®, Brilliant Brunette®, Radiant Red®, Full Repair®, Precision Foam Colour and Luminous Color Glaze® hair care. Founded in 1882, Kao USA Inc. is a member of the Kao Group of companies.

About MidPoint Music Festival

Since 2001, MidPoint’s goal has been to help you discover your new favorite band. Our embrace of today’s emerging artists is born of the same spirit employed by Cincinnati’s celebrated musical pioneers, who always reached for something new. For three days each fall, fans can walk easily between venues dotted throughout beautiful, resurgent Over-the-Rhine. This collection of young creative talent amongst an architecturally rich urban setting makes MidPoint a one-of-a-kind experience.