Blackacre Barn Bash: A Boot Scootin’ Good Time

Thank you to everyone who came out to our 2018 event!

Get your boots out of the closet, get out of the house and get over to Blackacre…for a night filled with non-stop entertainment! Stay-tuned for updates on Barn Bash 2019!

  • Great boot stomping music!
  • Cold brews & local food trucks!
  • Family friendly activities down on the homestead!

Held on our 300-acre state nature preserve, proceeds from the Barn Bash go towards sustaining important preservation, conservation and educational programming at Blackacre!

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Events take place rain or shine. Bring blankets, chairs, friends & family. Ticket includes admission and parking. Cold beer & food available for purchase from local food vendors.

This is a charity event and tickets are non-refundable. No outside alcohol, coolers, glass or pets are allowed.

Check out our past performing artists below!

Nick Dittmeier & The Sawdusters

Showcasing great local talent Nick Dittmeier and The Sawdusters will be joining us to kick-start the evening! A four piece Americana band from Louisville. They’ve released two popular singles Extra Better in 2013, and then Light of Day in 2014 and have been featured at Waterfront Wednesday.

“Through relentless touring, they’ve become mainstays of the Midwest Americana scene. In September of 2015, they set ten highway-tested, fine-tuned songs loose in the confines of LA LA Land Studios. The result is Midwest Heart/Southern Blues. The new album is a gritty, upbeat collection of songs, full of characters who were developed while staring over the dash of a beat up Ford van cruising through towns in the South and Midwest, whose better days are behind them. For fans of The Band, Little Feat, and the Turnpike Troubadours.”

Headliner John King

In a short time, King has been making a name for himself in Country Music. John’s debut radio single, Tonight Tonight, earned him his first Top 40 hit and was heard by millions of NFL fans and used to highlight CBS network’s Thursday night football throughout the 2014 season. 

In addition to his rising success as an artist, King is also earning national recognition as a songwriter. In early 2016, King experienced his first #1 with a song called We Went recorded by artist Randy Houser. King co wrote the song with friends, Matt Rogers and Justin Wilson and received a 2016 ASCAP Songwriter Award for the song’s success. King also had a hand in writing Craig Morgan’s current single, I’ll Be Home Soon


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