Three stages keep the music coming for the entire festival. All performances are free! The Black Swamp Main Stage hosts national and international acts spanning a variety of genres. The Family Entertainment Stage, on North Main Street near the Wood County Public Library, is geared towards music and entertainment for family members of all ages. The Community Stage features some of our top acts and local musicians performing intimate sets in the courtyard of the Four Corners Center on Main Street. All venues are within a three-block area of Bowling Green’s downtown.

In 2018, Main Stage performers were (9n order of appearance) Drew Joseph,Two Tons of Steel, Billy Strings, Pimps of Joytime, Tree No Leaves, Harmonica Shah, Radio Free Honduras, Cordovas, Birds of Chicago, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Shinyribs, Nikki D and the Browns, Kittel and Co., Samantha Fish.

The Community Stage featured: Theater Showcase (Black Swamp Players and BGHS Drama Club), Zach Fletcher, Bliss, Black Swamp Opera, Drew Joseph, Kekeli Ghanaian Drummers, Toraigh, Inside Voices Acapella Group , GRÜBS (Grande Royale Ukulelists of the Black Swamp), Libby DeCamp

After the Main Stage music ends and the beers stop pouring, we take BSAF indoors! Join us for even more fun at two of our favorite local music bars!

Click here for an overview of band lineups from past years. Bands interested in performing can contact blackswampartsmusic@gmail.com.