Given the current forecast for severe storms on Sunday, September 9th, the outdoor arts activities have been canceled. Sunday’s live music has been moved indoors to downtown venues Howard’s Club H and Grounds for Thought.
Festival merchandise will be for sale at Grounds for Thought today from 10:30 - 4 and at Howard's from 12 - 5. Also, some lost and found items can be claimed at Howard's today.
THESE MAIN STAGE BANDS WILL PLAY AT HOWARD'S CLUB H, 210 N. Main St., Bowling Green
Noon: Nikki D and the Browns
1:15 pm: Kittel and Co.
2:30 Tim Tegge
3:30 pm: Samantha Fish
THESE BANDS WILL PLAY AT GROUNDS FOR THOUGHT, 174 S. Main St., Bowling Green
11 am: Toraigh
12:15 pm: Inside Voices Acapella Group
1:30 pm: GRÜBS (Grande Royale Ukulelists of the Black Swamp)
2:45 pm: Libby DeCamp
The Black Swamp Arts Festival is in full swing Friday and Saturday, so please join us for a rocking good time.
Friday: 5 - 11:30 pm Music and concessions
Saturday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Art, Youth Arts, Music, Chalk Walk, and Artists at Work
Saturday: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm Live Music
Sunday: Live music at indoor venues.
Please note: The Community Stage has been moved inside the Four Corners all day Saturday.
This marks the first time in the festival’s 26-year history that the art show has been cancelled. This has been a difficult decision for the festival committee. The safety of festival patrons, participants and artists is paramount to the Black Swamp Arts Festival. The decision was made in consultation with Bowling Green city administration, public works and safety officials.
“Threat of severe weather has led us to determine for the safety of the artists, we will cancel the art show and Youth Arts after Saturday. Music and Art as scheduled on Saturday. Sunday’s music has been moved to indoor venues. Thank you to the Brad Gilbert of the Emergency Management Agency for the detailed reports. Thank you to the City of Bowling Green for their rapid response and dedication to public service and safety.” William Donnelly , Festival Chair
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