PromoWest Productions Announces Lineup for Inaugural PromoWest Fest, July 15-17 in Columbus



COLUMBUS, Ohio (March 16, 2016) – PromoWest Productions, a top-ranked independent concert promoter by Pollstar Magazine, announced today its full three-day lineup for the inaugural PromoWest Fest set to take place July 15-17, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio’s Arena District.

The 2016 lineup features national, regional and local acts including Walk the Moon, Modest Mouse, Snoop Dogg, Brand New, Ryan Adams, LL Cool J, Tears for Fears, Mac Miller, The Decemberists, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Fitz and the Tantrums, Milky Chance, All Time Low, Garbage, Lindsey Stirling, X Ambassadors, J. Roddy Walston & The Business, Moon Taxi, Atlas Genius, The Wombats, Black Lips, Alunageorge, RJD2, The Dear Hunter, Red Wanting Blue, Black Pistol Fire, Grizfolk, Holy White Hounds, The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die, Banners, Mimicking Birds, Pup, Coast Modern, Finish Ticket, Copywrite, Nick D’ and The Believers, Forest & the Evergreens, Lonesome as Gold, and more.
A limited number of three-day tier one passes are available now at at $169.00 plus fees. Once tier one passes are sold out, three-day passes will be priced at $179.00 plus fees. Single-day passes will be $79.00 and will be made available once the single-day lineups are announced in June. A limited number of VIP passes are also on sale now. Three-day VIP passes are $389.00 plus fees and include:

  • Separate VIP entrance into the festival
  • Stage front viewing area at both main stages
  • Swag bag with commemorative poster and festival essentials
  • Lockers with charging stations (first come, first serve)
  • Complimentary food
  • Complimentary water
  • Private bars featuring discounted drink prices
  • Private restrooms
  • Air-conditioned tent

The festival adds to PromoWest’s existing portfolio of concert venues including EXPRESS LIVE!, Newport Music Hall, The Basement and A&R Music Bar in Columbus, Ohio and Stage AE in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Bunbury Music Festival and Buckle Up Music Festival in Cincinnati, Ohio. “We were excited to expand into the Pittsburgh market with Stage AE and then again into the Cincinnati market with Bunbury and Buckle Up, but for three years I’ve really wanted to bring something big back home to Columbus,” said Scott Stienecker, president and CEO of PromoWest Productions.

“iHeart Media Columbus is really looking forward to being involved with PromoWest Fest in Downtown, Columbus. It’s a great match for our local, heritage brands like 97.9 WNCI and 105.7 The X. We’re excited to partner with PromoWest to help make this festival a success!” says Michael McCoy, SVP of Programming for iHeart Media Markets Group Columbus Region.

“We’re excited to see Columbus continue to grow its lineup of summer festivals,” said Brian Ross, Experience Columbus president and CEO. “These types of world-class events attract locals and visitors alike. We look forward to showing off the best of Columbus and enjoying great music throughout next summer.”

For additional details, including festival map, please visit and be sure to like the fest on Facebook and follow along on Twitter @PWFestOfficial.

For sponsorship opportunities please reach out to Becky Long at [email protected].

PromoWest Productions
PromoWest Productions currently offers Columbus, Ohio over 450 events a year at its venues EXPRESS LIVE!, Newport Music Hall, The Basement and A&R Music Bar. PromoWest opened the country’s second indoor/outdoor concert venue, Stage AE, in downtown Pittsburgh in 2010 and purchased Bunbury Music Festival and Buckle Up Music Festival in Cincinnati, Ohio in 2014. For more information on PromoWest, please visit