It’s A Beautiful Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Fest!

Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival has announced the music set times and additional onsite experiences for the highly anticipated July 19, 20 & 21 event at historic Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio that features a music lineup packed with top rock acts, more than 115 tattoo artists, haunted attractions and more. This sounds so wonderful! In addition to the music, we also get to enjoy tattoos!

Fans can now plan their festival experience down to the minute, ensuring they don’t miss a moment of the incredible performances. Additionally, the new Inkcarceration mobile app, presented by Lyte, (  is now available for download in app stores, providing festivalgoers with an essential tool to enhance their experience.

Following three consecutive years of sellouts, Inkcarceration will feature three stages with three full days of music from bands including headliners ShinedownGodsmack and Breaking Benjamin, as well as tons of additional fan favorites like The Offspring, Bad Omens, Halestorm, Parkway Drive, I Prevail, Chevelle, Dropkick Murphys, Sleeping With Sirens, Killswitch Engage, Hollywood Undead, Machine Head, Sevendust, Of Mice & Men and many more. Inkcarceration also marks Chimaira’s first U.S. festival appearance in 14 years, several other reunion and rare performances, and will be one of a limited number of Shinedown shows in 2024.

Inkcarceration 2024 promises to be bigger and better with the introduction of some new and enhanced onsite experiences:

●      Blood Prison Tour: This year, the Blood Prison Tour will be complimentary and will run from 12pm-5pm daily during the festival. Reservations are required and can be made through the festival’s app. With limited slots available, fans are encouraged to reserve their spots as soon as possible. This is an amazing opportunity since Inkcarceration is the only time outside the Halloween season that the award-winning Blood Prison haunt is open.

●      Monster Energy Activation: Festivalgoers can stop by the Monster Energy activation where they can grab a complimentary can of Monster’s traditional flavors and latest innovations! Attendees will also have the chance to witness the metal engraving mastery of Hank Hanro Robinson (@hanro_studios_engraving) and meet the Monster Energy Girls.

●      Experience and Partner ActivationsInkcarceration will feature popular experiences and partner activations including fan favorites The Whiskey Bar presented by BLACKENED, Bud Light Seltzer, Middle West Spirits, and Take Me Home.

●      Food Offerings: A variety of food options will be available to ensure that attendees can refuel and recharge throughout the festival. Detailed information on food offerings can be accessed through the festival’s app.

In addition to these exciting new offerings during the festival, Inkcarceration attendees have the opportunity to get inked at the onsite tattoo convention, the Monster Energy Tattoo X, Inkcarceration’s Tattoo Shop, hosted inside the world-famous historic prison made famous by the film The Shawshank Redemption. More than 115 tattoo artists will participate in the tattoo convention.

Fans can also take self-guided tours of the historic and reportedly haunted Ohio State Reformatory for free during INK.

A limited number of weekend and single day General Admission and VIP passes are still available at starting at $10 down.

Inkcarceration is excited to announce the campground programming for 2024, which includes live music, drinks, and late-night eats every night starting at 11:30pm at the outdoor camping lounge and stage (available to campers only). There will also be daily campground contests around the “Nightmare Masquerade” theme.

The campgrounds will come alive starting Thursday, July 18 with a Pre-Party from 8pm-1am, featuring:

●      Rock Capitol Live Band Karaoke: Show off your vocal talents with a live band backing you

●      Southbound Beretta: Enjoy a live performance by this dynamic band

●      Juke Joint (DJ Rock Party): Dance the night away to the best rock tracks spun by a top DJ

●      Special Screening of I Stand Alone: The Sully Erna Story Documentary: Exclusive viewing of the documentary about Godsmack’s lead singer Sully Erna

●      Friday through Sunday the music continues as the campgrounds will host live after parties featuring performances by Hannan, Influence, Heathensun, The Convalescence, Fight from Within, The Behest of Serpents, Lydia Can’t Breathe, Zakk Cash and Titans in Time.

Note: Camping passes are SOLD OUT, but a wait list is available at

The Inkcarceration music set times are as follows (subject to change) and can be found in the app and online at

Friday, July 19
The Yard StageRedemption Stage
9:30 PMBreaking Benjamin8:35 PMMachine Head
7:30 PMThe Offspring6:45 PMPoison The Well
5:50 PMChevelle5:10 PMBiohazard
4:15 PMChimaira3:40 PMMushroomhead
2:55 PMBad Wolves2:20 PMHoly Wars
1:45 PMAfter The Burial1:15 PMDark Divine
12:45 PMIll Niño12:20 PMWidow7
11:55 AMAfterlife11:30 AMDevour The Day
  11:05 AMReturn To Dust
Infirmary Stage
5:00 PMAttack Attack!  
4:05 PMVeil Of Maya  
3:10 PMKingdom Collapse  
2:15 PMLike Moths To Flames  
1:25 PMVampires Everywhere!  
12:35 PMCultus Black  
11:45 AMCrossbreed  
Saturday, July 20
The Yard StageRedemption Stage
9:30 PMGodsmack8:35 PMKillswitch Engage
7:30 PMHalestorm6:45 PMAs I Lay Dying
5:50 PMI Prevail5:10 PMTrust Company
4:15 PMHollywood Undead3:40 PMFit For A King
2:55 PMSevendust2:20 PMAll Shall Perish
1:45 PMFilter1:15 PMThe Acacia Strain
12:45 PMUpon A Burning Body12:20 PMFlat Black
11:55 AMUncured11:30 AMNailed Shut MA
Infirmary Stage
5:00 PMChelsea Grin  
4:05 PMThe Word Alive  
3:10 PMTraitors  
2:15 PMLions At The Gate  
1:25 PMUnsaid Fate  
12:35 PMHunt The Dinosaur  
11:45 AMAmerican Dream Machine  
Sunday, July 21
The Yard StageRedemption Stage
9:30 PMShinedown8:35 PMSkillet
7:30 PMBad Omens6:45 PMOf Mice & Men
5:50 PMParkway Drive5:10 PMShadows Fall
4:15 PMDropkick Murphys3:40 PMStabbing Westward
2:55 PMSleeping With Sirens2:20 PMCold
1:45 PMFrom Ashes To New1:15 PMBrand Of Sacrifice
12:45 PMBlessthefall12:20 PMPeyton Parrish
11:55 AMAnother Day Dawns11:30 AMFight From Within
Infirmary Stage
5:00 PMErra  
4:05 PMI See Stars  
3:10 PMKingdom Of Giants  
2:15 PMten56.  
1:25 PMThe Behest Of Serpents  
12:35 PMHannan  
11:45 AMKillstreak  

Inkcarceration is dedicated to providing an unforgettable festival experience, and these new additions and updates are designed to enhance the enjoyment and convenience for all attendees. For all the details, visit and stay connected through the mobile app for real-time updates, exclusive content, and more.

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.

In 2023, Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival brought together 75,000 music fans over three days, and it’s estimated that upwards of $10 million was invested back into the local economy of Ohio’s Richland County, with more than 40% of festivalgoers hailing from outside the state of Ohio.