With huge names like The Killers, Florence + The Machine, and Ice Cube at the top of the bill, the Cincinnati-based Bunbury Music Festival may take the cake as the most overlooked festival event of the summer. Now entering its fifth year, Bunbury will take place Friday, June 3-Sunday, June 5 at the 60,000-capacity location at Sawyer Point and Yeatman's Cove along the Ohio River in downtown Cincinnati.
As of April 15, 3-Day Passes for Bunbury Music Fest have sold out entirely on the primary market, but daily tickets are available for $89. On the secondary market, tickets are averaging $564, with the cheapest pass going for $302, according to data provided by TiqIQ.
(Photo : Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella)
Aside from the headliners, Bunbury will bring national, regional and local acts for three days of performances on four stages. It was recently announced that popular DJ act deadmau5 will also take the stage at the festival. Other acts scheduled to perform at Bunbury this year includes Haim and X Ambassadors on Friday, Umphrey's McGee and G Love & Special Sauce on Saturday, and Of Monsters and Men and Elle King are part of the lineup scheduled for Sunday, along with many others across the four stages on the festival grounds. Hotels in Cincinnati can be found on Hipmunk.com and begin for as low as $54. Flights to and from the festival can also be secured through Hipmunk.com
Although there is no camping at the festival, there are several campgrounds surrounding the festival where you can pitch a tent on their website, as well as other lodging and parking options.
In past years, Bunbury Music Festival has hosted top alternative artists including Flaming Lips, MGMT, Fall Out Boy, and fun. Last year's lineup included The Black Keys, The Avett Brothers, Tame Impala, The Decemberists, and Brand New.