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Ocoochapalooza festival here this weekend
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Head over to the Ocoochapalooza festival this weekend in Richland Center.

On Saturday, June 4, there will be two locations featuring free live music during the day, starting at 10 a.m.  –  downtown at the intersection of Court Street and Central Avenue, and at Central Boarding House Antiques, 339 W. Seminary Street.

During the evening there will be a ticketed show at the Richland County Performing Arts Center/Auditorium, with headlining act Count This Penny.

The music schedule is as follows.

On the main stage at the intersection of Court Street and Central Avenue, with sound provided courtesy of Michael Steinmetz Sound: 10-11 a.m., Christian rock band Unite, a worship band from Richland Center; noon-1 p.m., country-rock band Honolulu Dogfish; 2-3 p.m., blues-rock band Chicken Heds; 4-5 p.m., American-folk band May North.

On the Central Boarding House stage, sound provided courtesy of Bruce Tessmer: 11 a.m.-noon, acoustic solos blues-rock-original music R. Hogg; 1-2 p.m., acoustic country duo The North Frank Boys; 3-4 p.m., solo country-originals Teddy Davenport.

Evening ticketed show at the Richland County Performing Arts Center, sound provided courtesy of Steve Davis-Grey Wolf Sound: 6-6:45 p.m., Donnie Rezek Band; 7-7:45 p.m., bluegrass trio Naughty Bits (Ian Vaver); 8-8:45 p.m., acoustic folk duo Yellow Bellied Sapsuckers; 9-9:45 p.m. Count This Penny.

After-Party at Mel’s Micro (formerly Dayton Hills), 21733 U.S. Hwy. 14 W: 10 p.m.-12:30 a.m., South End Blues Band.

After-Party at The Press Box, 165 W. Court Street: metal band Refuting Silence.  

Additionally, Ocoochapalooza will have plenty of activities and events for everyone of all ages. The A.D. German Warehouse will have activities and festivities throughout the day and plans are for there to be food available for purchase, Human Foosball, biking, canoeing, 5K, Chalk Wall, Farmer’s Market, and more!