Korn, Breaking Benjamin, Disturbed and Evanescence lead the lineup for the 2022 Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival, set for July 15 to 17 on the grounds of the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio.
The weekend also will feature performances from Lamb of God, Papa Roach, Seether, Falling in Reverse, Three Days Grace, I Prevail, Black Label Society, Theory of a Deadman, Black Veil Brides, Jelly Roll and many more.
Single-day and weekend passes are on sale now at www.Inkcarceration.com, starting at $164.99 plus fees. Fans can secure passes for $22 down now through March 15.
The current lineup is as follows (subject to change):
Friday, July 15: Korn, Papa Roach, Three Days Grace, I Prevail, (To Be Announced), Sleeping with Sirens, Code Orange, Lacuna Coil, From Ashes to New, Born of Osiris, DED, Oxymorrons, Spoken, As You Were, Paul Bartolome, Fate Destroyed, Impending Lies, Plainview, Zakk Cash
Saturday, July 16: Breaking Benjamin, Evanescence, Falling in Reverse, Black Label Society, Theory of a Deadman, Avatar, Spiritbox, Saint Asonia, Ayron Jones, Volumes, Solence, Siiickbrain, If I Die First, Widow7, Paralandra, All’s Fair, Erasing Never, Farewell to Fear, Nearly Spent
Sunday, July 17: Disturbed, Lamb of God, Seether, Black Veil Brides, Jelly Roll, Nothing More, 10 Years, Sick Puppies, John 5, Butcher Babies, Fire from the Gods, Veil of Maya, Gemini Syndrome, The Violent, Defying Decay, Dreamwalker, Alukah, WoR, Darkhorse Saloon
“We are thrilled to be playing on the historic and hallowed grounds of the Ohio State Reformatory for our first Inkcarceration,” said David Draiman of Disturbed. “Ohio, are you ready?”
Papa Roach’s Jacoby Shaddix said: “We are excited to be part of Inkcarceration this year. Epic lineup, can’t wait to see all you Inkmates!”
Inkcarceration co-founder Daniel Janssen said: “The 2022 edition will be, by far, our most ambitious year yet. The partnership with the Danny Wimmer Presents team has really enhanced all aspects of the festival and fan experience. Seeing the excitement this event continues to bring to this state and city of Mansfield, along with the fan support from all over the country, makes me so proud to call Ohio my home.”
In addition to enjoying the music lineup, fans will be able to partake in the onsite tattoo convention and book appointments with more than 30 tattoo shops and artists. Nightly tattoo competitions will be judged by musician and “Big Brother” alum Jenncity, actor Robert LaSardo and tattooist Caleb Neff. There also will be complimentary tours of the famous Ohio State Reformatory prison. Onsite, there will also be gourmet food, a wide selection of beverages, camping and the return of the award-winning haunted house attraction Blood Prison (https://www.bloodprison.com/), for additional purchase.
Single-day, weekend general admission and VIP passes are on sale now, with single-day GA passes starting at $79.99 plus fees, single-day VIP passes starting at $189.99 plus fees, weekend GA passes starting at $164.99 plus fees and weekend VIP passes starting at $449.99 plus fees. Weekend VIP passes already sold out in the early bird phase, so festival-goers are encouraged to buy early and save, as pass prices will increase in the coming weeks. A limited number of specially priced passes for military personnel are on sale now via GovX.
Weekend Camping Packages are available for both car + tent and RVs. General Weekend Tent Camping starts at $225 and includes 500 square feet of space for two people, access to the A/C Camping Lounge, optional breakfast, lunch and drinks available for purchase, dedicated shuttles to and from the festival, re-entry during the festival via the camping shuttles, access to Camping Hydration Station and access to showers and restrooms. General Weekend RV Camping starts at $380 and includes the same amenities as Tent Camping. RV sites with hookups for electric and water are also available for purchase. Admission to the festival is not included in Weekend Camping Packages and must be purchased separately.
Hotel packages, bundling hotel nights and festival passes into one purchase, also are available. All festival passes, including Hotel Packages and Camping, may be purchased at https://inkcarceration.com/passes/.
VIP passes offer a commemorative VIP laminate and wristband, dedicated entrance lanes into the festival and entrance into the VIP area, which includes an elevated and shaded viewing deck, an air-conditioned lounge with comfortable furniture, and audio and video streams of the main stages. Other VIP amenities include a dedicated merchandise stand, dedicated VIP locker rental with charging capabilities (for additional purchase), air-conditioned and flushable restrooms, and premium food and drink offerings (for additional purchase).
The Ohio State Reformatory, the filming location of the 1994 movie classic “The Shawshank Redemption,” is centrally located, about an hour from Cleveland, Columbus and Canton/Akron, and within a three-hour drive from Toledo, Dayton, Cincinnati, Youngstown, and parts of West Virginia, Michigan, Kentucky, Indiana and Pennsylvania.
Now returning for its fourth year after launching in 2018, Inkcarceration nearly tripled its inaugural year’s attendance in 2019, drawing 45,000 fans from nearly all 50 states, and welcomed a record-breaking crowd of 75,000 in 2021 after changing the layout of the event to allow for greater capacity. Inkcarceration has been awarded Mansfield’s Tourism Award of Excellence, and has been recognized by the United States House of Representatives, Ohio Senate, State of Ohio Representatives and Congressional Proclamation.
Inkcarceration is co-produced by Danny Wimmer Presents, one of the largest independent producers of destination music festivals in America, and Reinkcarceration LLC, a partnership that formed with the original founders of INK in 2021.
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