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Blue Ox Music Festival

Blue Ox is a festival with spirit. There is a wide array of delicious beer, rich bluegrass music and dancing crowds with glowing smiles. Now in it's sixth year, one thing we can guarantee is Blue Ox Festival only gets better with age. Mark your calendars for August 27 - 29, 2020!

Blue Ox -- give credit to Scotify and Blue OxKids sitting together at the Blue Ox Music Festival in Eau Claire, WIThe stage lit up after sundown at the Blue Ox Music Festival in Eau Claire, WI

Image credit: Scotify, provided by Blue Ox Music Festival

Blue Ox Music Festival Lineup

The 2020 Blue Ox Lineup honors a fine batch of performances by heavy hitters – Gov't Mule, Sam Bush Band, The Infamous Stringdusters, Yonder Mountain String Band, Leftover Salmon, The Jerry Douglas Band, Charlie Parr, Rising Appalachia, and many more! 

New this year, in addition to the traditional Blue Ox late night sets – The Backwoods Stage will feature regional and emerging artists from 11:30AM to 6:30PM on Friday, June 12 and Saturday, June 13. The first round of artists for this stage include Miles Over Mountains, Nickle & Rose, Good Morning Bedlam, The Thirsty River, and others. 

Pert Near Sandstone will host the festival for the sixth year, in addition to performing for two nights. 


Blue Ox Music Festival takes place at Whispering Pines Campground, which boasts 100 acres of mature forests and park like lawns. It is located at 5024 Crescent Ave. Eau Claire, WI 54703. 

Camping accommodations include spaces for RVs, reserved family and quiet camping.  

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Now, all there is left to do is grab your tickets, decide what camping option would best suit you, and get excited! 


If you need to contact Blue Ox, you can reach them at (715) 602-4440. Their office hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.