Preview of INKCARCERATION Music and Tattoo Festival in Mansfied, Ohio July 13-15

By Cathy Moore of Moore Rock Shots & Reviews

Kickass live music. Talented tattoo artists. Iconic prison tours. All this and more will be happening at


in Mansfield, Ohio July 13-15. It’s going to be the hottest event of the summer!

Headlining the three-day rock music festival is Rise Against and A Day To Remember on Friday, Bush and Our Lady Peace on Saturday, and Black Label Society and Clutch on Sunday. Other bands rocking the weekend include Suicidal Tendencies, Hatebreed, Of Mice & Men, Sevendust, Fuel, Adelitas Way, Through Fire, and many, many more. In total there will be more than 30 bands tearing up the two main stages.  You can check out the full lineup here: http://inkcarceration.com/lineup/


The backdrop for the festival is the historic Ohio State Reformatory, which is recognized as one of the most haunted buildings in the nation and was the setting for the incredible 1994 hit movie The Shawshank Redemption. Festival attendees can take free tours of the prison throughout the weekend and learn more about its rich and riveting history. You can find more information about the location of the festival here: http://inkcarceration.com/location/


In addition to the bands and prison tours, festival goers can get a tattoo from one of about 70 tattoo artists who will be there from locations near and far. Artists will be set up inside the prison and will take drop-in requests as well as pre-booked appointments. You can check out all of the attending artists here: http://inkcarceration.com/tattoo/


Tickets for the event start at $165 (plus fees) for general admission for the entire weekend. Single day general admission tickets are also available for $65 plus fees. You can buy tickets online here: https://inkcarceration.frontgatetickets.com/


INKcarceration kicks off on Friday, July 13 at 3 PM and runs until about 11 PM. Festivities resume on Saturday and Sunday at noon. It’s a can’t-miss event! Check out the festival’s social media pages for more updates and information.


Official Website: http://inkcarceration.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Inkcarceration-Festival-1960334794221174/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/InkcarFestival

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/inkcarcerationfestival/


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