Blue Ox Music Festival Announces Initial Lineup


Whispering Pines Campground in Eau Claire, Wisconsin will host the second annual Blue Ox Music Festival from June 9 – 11. Railroad Earth, Leftover Salmon, Sam Bush and Pert Near Sandstone are just a few of the acts set to play Year Two of Blue Ox in June.

Pert Near Sandstone, a Minneapolis-based quintet, are co-curating the event with the team behind Country Jam USA just as they did for the inaugural festival. Blitzen Trapper and Whiskey Shivers round out the initial lineup, which was released today. More artists will be in announced in the coming months. Last year’s festival featured 27 acts including Yonder Mountain String Band, Del McCoury Band, Greensky Bluegrass, Justin Townes Earle and Horseshoes & Hand Grenades.

Blue Ox Three-Day General Admission tickets are on sale now and include unreserved (first come-first serve) camping and parking for the duration of the festival weekend. A limited number of Electrical Campsites are available for $195 (under 40’) and $315 (over 40’).

Blue Ox Music Festival Initial Lineup

  • Railroad Earth
  • Leftover Salmon
  • Sam Bush
  • Pert Near Sandstone
  • Blitzen Trapper
  • Whiskey Shivers