The current state of the COVID -19 virus is unpredictable and disheartening. It saddens us to see one event after another cancelled in the next couple of months. While we had held on to hope that OFOAM’s Ogden Music Festival might be the event that brings us all out of our isolation, the timing doesn’t look good. With expected spikes in the pandemic anticipated to peak in late April or mid May, we are left with no choice but to cancel the May 29-31, 2020 Ogden Music Festival.
The good news is we are a strong community and we will get through this. It is our priority to keep the community strong, safe and well so that we can all come together and experience the healing power of music in the future. Thank you to everyone for staying home and keeping each other safe and thank you to our healthcare workers (including Michelle Tanner, our executive director and Life Flight nurse) and others on the frontline.
To help defray the investments we've already made for the 2020 festival and to support OFOAM (a 501 c3 non profit) and our mission to provide The Ogden Music Festival, inspiring youth to pick up and play instruments, you can make a tax deductible donation by clicking the button to the right
In 12 years, the Ogden Music Festival has grown into just the kind of thing you're looking for to start your summer off on a high note, whether its high, lonesome bluegrass or some hot licks on the fiddle. Set in an oasis just minutes from downtown Ogden, Weber County's Fort Buenaventura is Utah's oldest settlement and provides camping, walking and bike trails, the Weber River, and the perfect spot for our growing community of friends of acoustic and Americana music.
Working together with the hundreds of artists, vendors, volunteers, sponsors, and logistical teams, it's our collective dream to promote and celebrate Ogden's arts, culture, and natural beauty to residents and visitors, alike. Kids, 16 and younger, are invited to attend the festival for free, with the hope that their experience with live, traditional music performed in an outdoor setting will inspire this next generation to keep these traditions alive. Kids will love the Imagine Music Musical Petting Zoo and other music and outdoor-themed crafts and activities.
Generating its own unique culture and spirit, we find that festival goers not only fall [further] in love with their favorite performers and many previously unknown, but also the company and natural environment around them. There's plenty of melodic flavor to go around for all to enjoy during the festival, so be there, take part, get involved, and soak up every last bit of it!
We are pleased to announce: Rhonda Vincent and The Rage, The Travelin' McCourys and a Grateful Ball, The Brothers Comatose. More artists to be announced!