The DevouGrass Music & Arts Festival is pleased to announce its musical lineup and entertainment for 2018. The festival, now in its fifth year, will take place on Saturday, October 6 from noon until dusk at the Devou Park band shell.
This year’s festival entertainment will include:
- Circus Mojo | 12:00 pm – Circus Mojo is a youth and adult circus arts program where physical skills such as juggling, balancing, and stilt walking coalesce with creative expressions such as improvisation character development, and group performance. www.circusmojo.com
- My Brother’s Keeper| 1:00 pm – My Brother’s Keeper draws inspiration for their music from Bluegrass, Rock, and everything in between. In an effort to be unique and bring a fresh blend of Bluegrass to new audiences, My Brother’s Keeper has presented itself as one of the fastest rising Bluegrass bands on the scene of Cincinnati music. www.mybrotherskeeperband.com
- Hickory Robot | 2:30 pm – Since their debut in 2008, Hickory Robot has steadily become one of the tri-state’s pre-eminent Americana bands. They continue to weave bluegrass, folk, Celtic, country, jazz, and rock together to form their unique sound. www.facebook.com/HickoryRobotBand/
- Misty Mountain String Band| 4:00 pm – The Misty Mountain String Band hails from Kentucky and Virginia and draws influence from old-time music, Americana, bluegrass, and songs of labor and protest. The band was originally formed as a pickup group for an old-time camp revival and has evolved into a professional band that’s at home playing with the Louisville Philharmonia Orchestra as well as bluegrass festivals with Americana favorites.
- Young Heirlooms | 5:30 pm – The Young Heirlooms are acclaimed Cincinnati musicians. The six-piece band draws influence from family history, personal experience, and adventures on the run. The antique instrumentation comes with a contemporary kick that resonates with a wide range of audiences.
DevouGrass is a daylong music, food, and arts festival hosted in Covington’s Devou Park. The free event, held at the Devou Park Bandshell, features live bluegrass music, children’s activities, bike rentals through DevouCycle, gourmet food trucks, arts and crafts, and much more. For more information, visit www.devougrass.com.