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Blue Ox Music Festival

Blue Ox is a music festival with spirit. There is a wide array of delicious beer, rich bluegrass music and dancing crowds with glowing and contagious smiles. Going into its seventh year, one thing we can guarantee is Blue Ox Festival only gets better with age. Mark your calendars for August 19-21, 2021!

Blue Ox Music Festival Lineup

Get 3 days and nights of feel good music at Blue Ox with the following lineup:

Thursday, August 19

The Infamous Stringdusters, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, Lillie Mae, Julian Davis & The Situation, Arkansauce, Kind Country

Friday, August 20

Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit, Leftover Salmon, Charlie Parr, Lissie, The Lil Smokies, Pert Near Sandstone, Henhouse Prowlers w/ Tony Trischka, Sunny War, Jon Stickley Trio, Short Round Stringband, Barabaro, The High 48s, Miles Over Mountains, Good Morning Bedlam, Never Come Down, Pit Wagon, Dough Otto And The Getaways

Saturday, August 21

Sam Bush Band, Shakey Graves, Molly Tuttle, Charley Crockett, Pert Near Sandstone, Kitchen Dwellers, Them Coulee Boys, Nora Brown, Armchair Boogie, One Way Traffic, Feed The Dog, Intuitive Compass, The Thirsty River, Dig Deep, Katey Bellville, Gabe Barnett

New in 2021, in addition to the traditional Blue Ox late night sets, The Backwoods Stage will feature regional and emerging artists from 11:30 AM to 6:30 PM on Friday, August 20 and Saturday, August 21. Performances for the 2021 Blue Ox Music Festival Backwoods Stage include Miles Over Mountains, Good Morning Bedlam, The Thirsty River, Dig Deep,  Never Come Down, Pit Wagon, Katey Bellville, Gabe Barnett,  Doug Otto and The Getaways.

Blue Ox Music Festival bubblesPhoto by Kyle Lehman


Blue Ox Music Festival takes place at The Pines Music Park (formerly known as the 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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PC: Kyle LehmanPhoto by Kyle Lehman


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.