Third time may be the charm but the next time can be even better. That’s the attitude when the Werks hosts the fourth annual Werk Out Music and Arts Festival Sept. 12-14 at Legend Valley in Thornville, Ohio.
The event will cap off a busy summer for the Dayton-based act, which mixes rock, funk, jamming and electronic dance. Previous 2013 festival appearances included Hangout, Wakarusa, Camp Bisco, Electric Forest, Summer Camp, Dark Star Jubilee and the All Good Music Festival & Camp Out.
The band’s current self-titled album is streaming online and available as a pay-what-you-want digital download at http://thewerks.bandcamp.com.
With more than 40 acts scheduled, live music will be played each day almost ‘til when the sun rises. Besides the Werks headline set each night, there will be jamtronica by Papadosio, EOTO and Conspirator, jamming rock by fellow Buckeye State acts Ekoostik Hookah and Jones for Revival, high-powered funk by Kung Fu, reggae by John Brown’s Body and jamgrass of Rumpke Mountain Boys.
The lineup also includes GRiZ, Dopapod, David Gans, roeVy, Up Until Now, Cosby Sweater (featuring Joel Cummins), Ghost Owl (featuring members of Perpetual Groove), Roster McCabe, Jahman Brahman, TrakStar, Attak & Carma, Jaik Willis, G Finesse and the N.S., Peoples Blues of Richmond, Uptowne Buddha, Arrows of Neon, BigEaR, Blue Moon Soup, New Old Calvary, Arpetrio, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, The Manhattan Project, Glostik Willy, Jaden Carlson Band, Thunder St. Clair,Broccoli Samurai, The Subterranean House Band, Jazzam, Under The Sun, Manitoa, That Freak Quincy, Urth Jehfekt, Mr Oblvious and ToadNuggz.
The fest will also host visual artists and performance artists in an attempt to celebrate creative acts via sight and sound that tantalize the festivarians’ senses.
Altogether, Werk Out makes sure that one of the last bashes of summer will be a memorable and major blowout.
For more information, visit http://www.thewerkoutfestival.com.