MANSFIELD -- Weezer, Limp Bizkit, Blink 182 and Papa Roach will be the headliners of the third INKcarceration Music Festival set for July 10 to 12 at the Ohio State Reformatory, site of the movie The Shawshank Redemption.
Approximately 45,000 people attended this event last year, and organizers are hoping for the festival to grow in numbers and popularity yet again this summer.
"We are excited to be able to help bring the Inkcarceration Festival back to the Reformatory and Mansfield next Summer," said Ohio State Reformatory deputy director Dan Smith. "It’s an incredible opportunity for us to provide one of the most unique festivals around. Make sure to grab your tickets before they sell out."
The INKcarceration Music Festival announced its lineup Wednesday morning which includes more than 30 bands for the July 10 through 12 festival at the Ohio State Reformatory on its website.
Blink-182 has 10.6 million monthly listeners on Spotify. The group's most popular song, All The Small Things, with 389,472,576 plays on the music app.
Weezer has more than 8.8 million monthly followers on Spotify. The group's most popular song is Island In The Sun with 253,607,255 plays.
Papa Roach has 7 million monthly listeners on Spotify. Its song, Last Resort, has been played 444,837,144 times.
Limp Bizkit has 5.8 million monthly listeners on Spotify. The group's top song, Rollin' (Air Raid Vehicle), has been played 177,935,253 times on the app.
Other bands set to take the stage and the rock music festival are Halestorm, Hollywood Undead and Mastodon and Mansfield's Sink the Ship.
This is the third INKcarceration festival. Other headliners in past festivals have been Shinedown in 2019, Skillet in 2019, Shinedown in 2019, and Five Finger Death Punch. In 2018, Rise Against, A Day To Remember, Bush, Black Label Society and Clutch headlined.
The festival has seen audience grow by the thousands over the first two years.
According to Music Mayhem magazine, The INKcarceration Music and Tattoo Festival nearly tripled its attendance of approximately 15,000 from the 2018 show.
This event is touted as one of the nation’s premier rock festivals. INKcarceration 2019 featured over 30 bands on two outdoor stages, 65 tattoo artists, reformatory tours, gourmet food trucks, and for the first time, the haunted house attraction, Escape from Blood Prison.