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Black Swamp Arts Fest is one of the most successful ever

After a rainy 2018 edition — and with concerns about downtown construction this year — the 2019 Black Swamp Arts Festival appears to have been one of the most successful ever.

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Wednesday 09/18/2019
Black Swamp Arts Fest is one of the most successful ever

After a rainy 2018 edition — and with concerns about downtown construction this year — the 2019 Black Swamp Arts Festival appears to have been one of the most successful ever.

Posted: September 18, 2019
Sunday 09/08/2019
Flawless fest

Nearly perfect festival weather, combined with cleared construction from the downtown Bowling Green roads, made for a full Black Swamp Arts Festival weekend.

Posted: September 08, 2019
Saturday 09/07/2019
BSAF juried art show winners announced

The 2019 Black Swamp Arts Festival announced the winners of the Juried Art Show. Nick Ringelstetter, a mixed media artist from Spring Green, Wisconsin won Best in Show. Jurors said they appreciated the “energy and high octane” of his diverse work. Best 2-D was awarded to Joe Dagostino, a photographer from Sagamore Hills, Ohio and Best 3-D was awarded to Sumiko Takada, a ceramicist from Upper Arlington, Ohio. 2nd Place for the Juried Show was Amy Beeler, a jeweler from Oregon, Ohio and 3rd Place was awarded to Mark Hilligross, a woodworker from Hilliard, Ohio. Honorable mentions went to Xiao Xia Zhang Minich (Mixed Media), Thomas and Sarah Gelsanliter (ceramics), and Andy Van Schyndle (painting).

Posted: September 07, 2019
Rocking in the swamp

Justin Payne (left), of Bowling Green, and Tyler Simon, of North Baltimore, both with the band Justin Payne & Co., entertain Friday evening on the main stage during the Black Swamp Arts Festival. The annual arts festival continues today through Sunday with food, live music and hundreds of artists throughout downtown.

Posted: September 07, 2019
Friday 09/06/2019
Hear Inside Voices outside on festival community stage

Inside Voices, an 11-member a cappella group based in Bowling Green, has big plans beyond appearing on the 2019 Black Swamp Arts Festival Community Stage on Saturday.

Posted: September 06, 2019
Thursday 09/05/2019
Fish returns to the swamp

Samantha Fish rolled with the hard rain and treated fans to a rare small bar room blues blast at last year’s Black Swamp Arts Festival. She will be returning this year as the headliner on the main stage on Friday at 8 p.m.

Posted: September 05, 2019
Wednesday 09/04/2019
Southern soul coming to the swamp stage

Johnny Rawls brings his award-winning smooth southern soul to the Black Swamp Arts Festival.

Posted: September 04, 2019
Monday 09/02/2019
Recycling returns as Youth Arts theme

The up-cycle theme is being recycled at this year’s Youth Arts area at the Black Swamp Arts Festival.

Posted: September 02, 2019
War and Treaty aims for peace and unification

Michael Trotter wants the music that he and his wife Tanya produce to touch the lives of all who hear it.

Posted: September 02, 2019
Sunday 09/01/2019
Open your mind and ears to Toko Telo

Toko Telo is a band that visitors to the Black Swamp Arts Festival might remember long after they are gone. The Madagascar-based band’s sound is sure to leave a lasting impression.

Posted: September 01, 2019
Youth art, music featured in Chalk Walk, Beats on the Street

Beats On The Street, a new high school a capella vocal competition, is joining the annual Chalk Walk as part of youth activities at the 2019 Bowling Green Black Swamp Arts Festival. Both events will be held Saturday morning.

Posted: September 01, 2019
Old Salt Union will pepper festival stage with all styles of music

Jesse Farrar, the main bassist and vocalist for alternative string band Old Salt Union has had music in his blood for as long as he can remember.

Posted: September 01, 2019
The craft of beer is also an art

The Black Swamp Arts Festival takes a broad view of art that includes the craft of beer creation.

Posted: September 01, 2019
In between art and music, feast on steak, stromboli and sundaes

There will be a diverse vendor selection with something for everyone at the Black Swamp Arts Festival. Food trucks are located next to the Main Stage.

Posted: September 01, 2019
Local artists will showcase work at Black Swamp Arts Festival

Wood County Invitational Art Show

Posted: September 01, 2019

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