Middle Bass Island Music Festival


The date for the 2019 Middle Bass Island Music Festival is set.

JULY 13TH 2019




Below is the information from the 2018 festival.

look out for 2019 details and save that date!




LEIC Middle Bass Music Fest


The 2018 Middle Bass Island Music Festival

At the Middle Bass Island State Park

Saturday July, 14, 2018 Noon to 8pm



Bring the family and friends for a great day of music, food and drink!

Listen to live bands rocking’ the winery all day long.

Hear Rock & Roll, Jam Bands, Folk Artists, Classic and Blues.


Mr. Willie and the Honey Bee

100 Mile Haul

Rock & Roll Stew

North Coast Goats

The Island Band

and More!





Lonz Winery is happening again!



Special 7:00 PM Miller Ferry to Catawba Island

The crew at Miller Ferry has kindly added an evening boat from Middle Bass to Catawba Island. Come to the festival earlier in the day and enjoy a whole day of great music!


Food in the pavilion by:

Jimmy G’s BBQ


A great selection of beer and wine will be on offer from:

Catawba Island Brewing Co.

Like Catawba Island Brewing Co. on Facebook

Heineman’s Winery


Ice Cream by Uncle Joe’s


All proceeds will benefit the Lake Erie Islands Conservancy



Where is Middle Bass Island?

Middle Bass is an island in Lake Erie near Port Clinton, Ohio. Visit MiddleBass.Org

How do you get there?

Bring your own boat and stay at the Ohio State Park Marina.
Ride the Sonny S from Put-in-Bay.
Ride the Miller Ferry from Catawba Island.

Where to Stay:

St. Hazards
Check out middlebass.org
Ohio State Park Camp Ground
Visit Put-in-Bay website

What and who to bring to the festival:

This is a family-friendly event. Children and adults are all invited!
Invite your friends.
Bring your appetite.
Bring chairs or blankets for sitting on the grass.
Bring dancing shoes.
Frisbees, footballs, hacky sack or your fav festival game.
No Coolers Please.

What else is there to do on Middle Bass?

Explore the park and walk the trails and state park beach.
Games and children’s events sponsored by ODNR and LEIC.
Tour the Lonz Winery Museum.
Visit the pool bar at St. Hazards.
Visit the Blue Lagoon at JF Walleyes.


This page brought to you by

Lake Erie Shores & Islands logo

Visit Lake Erie Shores & Islands for other events, ideas and information on all the great things to do while you are up on the islands for the music festival!


A very special thanks to the sponsors who are making this event possible.


The Middle Bass Dock Company

Celebrating 95 years of service to Middle Bass Island.

The Hisey Group w/ Howard Hanna


The Middle Bass Island Yacht Club

Yacht Club Facebook Page

South Shore Marine

Visit their website here

Special thanks to the Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources

Visit ODNR Middle Bass Island State Park online

Family Friendly and Free Admission

Follow the music fest Facebook page here.


We look forward to seeing you on July 14th!


Music festival poster and t-shirt design & artwork by Graphite and Lead


Here are some photos from last year’s festival:


Lonz Winery

The beautiful Lonz Winery outdoor patio venue.

100 Mile Haul Band

100 Mile Haul performing at the 2017 Middle Bass Island Music Festival.

Music Fest Goers

2017 Middle Bass Music Festival Goers.