Bunbury Music Festival: Need to know before you go

Live at Bunbury 2015
File photo.
File photo.

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Bunbury Music Festival returns to Cincinnati for its third year, bringing more than 80 bands to perform on six stages along the Ohio Riverfront.

The three-day festival is Friday through Sunday.

Tickets: Purchase online prior to the event or at the gate. The Ticket box office opens at 1 p.m. each day of the festival. $69 one-day, $154 three-day. Three-day VIP tickets no longer available, but you can still purchase a bundle ticket package.

Lineup: Friday acts include Cage the Elephant, Fitz and the Tantrums, 500 Miles to Memphis, Veruca Salt and Empire of the Sun. Saturday is New Politics, Paramore, Foxy Shazam, Fall Out Boy and more. Sunday includes Kim Taylor, Young Heirlooms, The Yugos, Young the Giant and Flaming Lips. Click here for the entire lineup by day (http://bit.ly/VXziKX).

Parking: The Banks parking may be crowded due to Cincinnati Reds games. Suggested parking is along Eggleston and as far north as the Casino. Click here for a map and list of parking garages in downtown Cincinnati (http://bit.ly/1k58o9n).

ATMs: Count on plenty of ATMs at the event site. Organizers say vendors are encourage to accept credit cards but can't guarantee it.

Lodging: Click here for a list of hotels near the event (http://bit.ly/VXA0Il). Here are all the hotels in the Cincinnati area (http://bit.ly/1mfydb9). If you'd like to pitch a tent, check out this list of campsites near the event (http://bit.ly/VJJgPO).

Craft Beer: The Craft Beer Village, presented and curated by Dutch's and taste premium beers, is located north west of the Lawn Stage near the Cininnatus Stage. The lineup includes Stone Brewing Co., Jackie O's, Madtree, Revolution Brewing, Breckenridge Brewery, North Coast Brewing Co., Sixpoint Brewery, Fat Head's, Left Hand Brewing Co., Oskar Blues Brewery and more. There are also plenty of food vendors too.

Playlist: You can listen to the sounds of Bunbury Music Festival 2014 and get pumped with this Spotify playlist (http://bit.ly/1mfA8wu).

Connect: The Bunbury 2014 Mobile App for iPhone and Android helps you navigate the three-day event. You can also browse the bands and sample their music. Click here to view in the App Store. Click here to view in the Android Market. The festival is also very active on social media. Follow the fun on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Why Bunbury?: "To Bunbury, or to go bunburying, is to have a made-up excuse to get out of doing something boring," the website states. "Every Bunbury weekend in July, we give you a great excuse to get out of whatever you don't want to do."

Read more information at www.bunburyfestival.com.

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