The fourth annual Steadfast Festival presented by the music blog and podcast Tuned Up is returning to Strongwater Food and Spirits in Columbus, Ohio on March 9th!

The festival features a diverse lineup that will make sure a wide variety of fans will be pleased. The final band of the night will be the Michigan-based indie rock band Mike Mains & the Branches. Also featured will be Washington, D.C.’s electro-pop trio SHAED. Hip-hop artist O.D.D.I.T.Y is from Indianapolis and will be performing in Columbus for the first time as will the Kansas City-based indie rock band Faintheart. There will also a variety of local bands ranging from blues-rock to pop.

Doors at the venue will open at 2:30 PM, and the show will start at 2:45 PM. Music will alternate between two stages (the Annex Stage and the Main Stage) with six bands and artists playing on each to total twelve playing the festival.

Tickets will cost $20 at the door on the day of the show but advance tickets can be purchased for $15 at


Annex Stage
2:45-3:15 – The Forty
3:55-4:20 – Rymo.
5:05-5:35 – Faintheart
6:15-6:50 – Whale Bones
7:35-8:10 – Label Me Lecter
9:00-9:40 – Captain Kidd

Main Stage
3:20-3:50 – O.D.D.I.T.Y
4:25-4:55 – Spirit of the Bear
5:40-6:10 – Hello Luna
6:55-7:30 – Zoo Trippin’
8:15-9:00 – SHAED
9:45-END – Mike Mains & the Branches

Ooko Studios and Mozy Media Co. will be coming up from Nashville to capture all the excitement and entertainment in the form of filming the performances and snapping live photography, respectively.

There will also be a special Steadfast Festival Pre-Show on March 8th at Donatos Basement (2084 N High Street) in Columbus, Ohio. The bands performing will be We Are The Movies, Forever Unknown, Paper Lung, Ultraviolet Pilot, and The Castros. The doors to this show open at 6:00 PM, and the show starts at 7:00 PM. Tickets will cost $10 at the door or you can enter for FREE if you show proof of a Steadfast Festival ticket purchase.

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