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The 28th Black Swamp Arts Festival starts today, going through the weekend, and it has expanded activities, while putting coronavirus protocols in place.

Vocal ensemble groups compete in in a musical competition to earn money for their school’s music department. Unaccompanied vocal ensembles of three to ten members are encouraged to apply. Also in the Teen Arts area is Chalk Walk.

So much talent in one place, at one time. Be sure to bring your gift list. You can’t get this art at a box store. There are two art shows, the Juried Art Show and the Wood County Invitational.

Food trucks are located next to the Main Stage behind the East side of the street to the South Main Street businesses.

The North Mississippi hill country blues has a hypnotic sound, said to be derived directly from Africa. But for Cedric Burnside it comes directly from his Big Daddy, R.L. Burnside.

The 2021 Black Swamp Arts Festival poster was revealed on Friday at the Downtown BG Live Event. Artist Amy Karlovec, who has designed posters in the past for the festival, said that she wanted to come up with a design that when seen, would make people feel alive, energized and excited for th…

The Black Swamp Arts Festival has been selected as the favorite art fair/festival in the Fairs, Festivals and Parades category by ohiomagazine.com.

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

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 pho…

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 o…

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.

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.

The Grande Royale Ükulelists of the Black Swamp are a band unlike any other. Armed with ukuleles, an appealing stage presence and a passion for experimentation, they have etched their place among one of Northwest Ohio’s most interesting bands.

The Ohio Arts Council board has approved $14.7 million in grants to support Ohio artists, organizations, students, educators, and public arts programming during its initial and major state fiscal year 2020 funding round.