Middle Bass Music Festival Bound to be A Blast!

Middle Bass Music Festival, coming Saturday July 17 from 12-7pm, features food trucks, beverage vendors, as well as Island Grind.  Below is the schedule of musicians who will perform.
Consider supporting the Lake Erie Islands Conservancy with a purchase of event t-shirts, beer cozies or the new LEIC hats that will be available at festival.
Music schedule – times are approximate and subject to change
12:00 noon – 12:45 North Coast Goats – Classic Rock
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Sonic Boom – Jazz Fusion
2:15 PM – 3:30 PM Sam Hooper Blues Band
3:45 PM – 5:15 PM Chardon Polka Band
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Cats on Holiday – Zydeco Folk Fusion blend
Artist Demonstrations at Lonz Winery & Middle Bass Island July 17, 2021
The Ohio Arts Council will bring a special feature to this year’s Middle Bass Music Fest.  Eight regional artists will demonstrate their talents and offer festival participants the opportunity to learn a new craft.  The artists are local to the island and from around the region.  They  will share a variety of art media in an “art tent” especially set up to host this great activity. Along with demonstrating their work, each artist will invite festival guests to join in the fun. Some art will be hands-on fun and others will offer take-away-kits to help folks learn a new skill at home. Come and meet the friendly people from Middle Bass Island and learn something new at the music festival.  Artist presenting include:
Kelly Kanyok- needle punch embroidery
Debbie Pinta- stain glass
Kim Miles- weaving
Doreen Butler- rug hooking
Amy Houston-painting on slate
Betty Dasher-drawing/Zentangle
Janet Sterns-acrylic painting
Lisa Shay -glass painting
The Middle Bass Music Fest is held at Lonz Winery on the grounds of the Middle Bass Island State park. It is brought to you by the Lake Erie Islands Conservancy and is sponsored by the Middle Bass Dock Company, Middle Bass Island State Park, The Island Grind, The Ohio Arts Council, and Lake Erie Shores and Islands. The Festival runs from 12 noon to 7 PM on Saturday July 17, 2021.
Click http://www.mbimusicfest.com for more information. The music fest event and art demonstrations are free and open to everyone, however art demonstration participants may be a charged a fee for art materials.

Table vendors include MIke Gora with new book, Elizabeth Heineman and Randy Leimbach with photos, Jill Cooks with her special MB sail cloth bags, LEIC and LEINWC sales tables.

There are several ways to get to Middle Bass Island that don’t involve your own boat. The best option is Miller Ferry from Catawba.  Take the 10:15 am or 12:15 pm from Catawba to Middle Bass. Return to Catawba at 5:15 pm or 7:00 pm.
From Port Clinton take the Jet Express to Put-in-Bay. Then, hop on the Sonny-S ferry to Middle Bass from The Boardwalk Dock at Put-in-Bay.  Their schedule that day is at https://middlebassferry.net/schedule.php?d=17&m=7&y=2021

Middle Bass Island State Park Hosts July Music Festival

Middle Bass Island State Park and Lonz Winery Patio and Pavilion will be rockn’ and a rolling, jumpin and a jiving, and generally a fun place to be on July 17, 2021, when the Middle Bass Music Festival rolls into town.   It’s going to be a great time with live music, artist demonstrations, food trucks, beer, wine, and all your neighbors hanging out enjoying some Middle Bass Island charm.

Look forward to the sounds of The Chardon Polka Band – A wildly entertaining look at polkas in the modern age; Cats on Holiday, a Zydeco and Funk Folk Band from Cleveland; Sonic Boom fusion jazz from Middle Bass; and the super hot blues guitar of Sam Hooper and his Blues Band from Cleveland.   There will be an artist tent where guests will have an opportunity to explore different art mediums.  When you get hungry you can enjoy the BBQ from Jimmy G’s or The Port Clinton Rotary Perch Wagon.  To quench your thirst get some beer from Catawba Island Brewing Company or wine from Heineman’s.

The Middle Bass Music Fest is brought to you by The Middle Bass Dock Company, The Middle Bass Island State Park & Ohio Department of Natural Resources, The Island Grind at the Lonz Winery Press House, Lake Erie Shores and Islands, Ohio Arts Council, and Lake Erie Islands Conservancy.

LEIC will be selling tee shirts, tote bags and handing out a variety of information on our island activities and preserves.  Learn how you can help preserve island property for future generations.

There will be an extra Miller ferry at 7:00pm from Middle Bass to take back attendees-no cars.

Benny on Bass will be making an appearance again as our music fest icon.   Watch for him on Facebook and visit  www.mbimusicfest.com.

Middle Bass Island Music Festival Set for 13 July 2019

Middle Bass Island Music Festival
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Summer and the 2019 Middle Bass Island Music Festival are just around the corner!  Mark  your calendar for Saturday, July 13th, 2019, Noon to 7pm on the beautiful Lonz Patio at the Middle Bass Island State Park.


Gather family/friends for a day of music, food and drink!


This year’s bands include:

Zydeco-based “Party-Gras” Mo Mojo

NE Ohio’s premier Honky-tonk and Roots music ensemble Hillbilly Idol

Sing, dance, listen and enjoy the North Coast Goats

And rounding out the line-up, The Riley Brothers Band

Presented by the Lake Erie Islands Conservancy

Miller Ferry Adds to Middle Bass Island Schedule on 14 July

Middle Bass Island Music Festival
14 July 2018

Middle Bass Island Music Festival will be held on 14 July 2018 from noon until 8:00 p.m. at the Middle Bass Island State Park Pavilion.  Miller Ferry is adding an extra passenger only Ferry departing at 7 PM from Middle Bass Island on Saturday, July 14, for guests who wish to fully enjoy the day at the MIddle Bass Island Music Fest.