Tickets are on sale now for the second annual Inkcarceration Festival on July 12, 13, and 14 at the famous Ohio State Reformatory aka Shawshank prison in Mansfield Ohio. The event will feature over 30 bands on 2 outdoor stages, 70 tattoo artists, reformatory tours, gourmet food trucks, the best drinks and for the first time – The Haunted house attraction “Escape from Blood Prison”!
The amazing lineup also includes: +Live+, Taking Back Sunday, Seether, Skillet, I Prevail, Starset, Red Sun Rising, Motionless in White, Fozzy, Buckcherry, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Andrew W.K., P.O.D., Stabbing Westward, Light the Torch, From Ashes to New, Issues, Smile Empty Soul, Eyes Set To Kill, Awake at Last, The Funeral Portait, Kerbera, Raven Black, Beyond Unbroken, Rivals, Impending Lies, The Everyday Losers, plus special performances by The Monster Dolls.
“This will be Godsmack’s first time back at the Ohio State Reformatory since we shot the Awake video in 2000, so we can’t wait to get out and rock with you! We’re coming at you harder in 2019 than ever before so get ready!” – Godsmack
“My band and I are beyond psyched to party harder than ever at the Inkcarceration Festival! We shall summon the party gods and use their power to celebrate together and make memories to last forever!” – Andrew W.K
“We’re really excited to play Inkcarceration Festival. It’s our first time playing in a prison, so that’s cool. Also, I found out it’s the prison where they shot Shawshank Redemption so that makes it even cooler!” – John Nolan from Taking Back Sunday
“What a great idea! BC is fired up to be a part of such a cool pairing prison/tattoos, and Rock n’ Roll its gonna be a barn burner.” – Josh Todd, Buckcherry
“We were raised in Akron, OH, The people of Ohio clearly have a passion for live music and we’re humbled to be a product of this state. Always feel honored to be apart of something thats close to home. See you all soon.” – Red Sun Rising.
“We’re so stoked to be a part of this years Inkcarceration festival in Mansfield, Ohio. There’s never a show in Ohio that disappoints, and as of 2018, Columbus now holds the record for the second biggest headlining show we’ve ever played. We can’t wait to bring some new material to fans that have had our back for a long time. See ya soon!” – Motionless in white