The Ohio State University at Marion

​Appalachian bluegrass & folk fusion kicks off Five Nights

The Ohio State University at Marion’s Five Nights on Campus performing arts series is pleased to welcome The Barefoot Movement to Morrill Hall Auditorium, Thursday, October 13th, 7:30 p.m. to launch this year’s Five Nights entertainment series.

The Barefoot Movement is anything but your standard bluegrass band. They stretch from a strong foundation of traditional Appalachian music, borrowing the best from other genres such as bluegrass, blues, folk, rock, country, and pop. Featured in concerts across the country, their top-notch musicianship speaks for itself through narrative lyrics, tight three-part harmonies, hot instrumental riffs, and catchy vocals hooks.

All Five Nights on Campus performances begin at 7:30 p.m. in Morrill Hall Auditorium. Doors open at 7 p.m. All tickets are general seating. For advance tickets and information call 740-725-6253 or 740-725-6340. Tickets are also available at the door the night of the performance. Ticket prices are $10 general admission, $9 for seniors, $8 for Marion campus faculty and staff, $4 for all students.

Five Nights on Campus is designed specifically for the residents of the seven-county regional service area of Ohio State Marion and is intended to complement the other entertainment opportunities available in the area. This series features a variety of performance styles, with an opportunity for the audience to meet with artists at a reception at the end of each evening. The mission of Five Nights on Campus is to provide exceptional and diverse cultural and educational opportunities and to encourage the community to be a part of campus life.

Five Nights on Campus is made possible through the support of community-minded business in our area. 2016-17 sponsors include: UniPrint, OhioHealth, Marion Industrial Center, Inc., Stifel, iHeartMedia, Merrill Lynch, Marion Community Credit Union, Inc., Frontier, The Marion Star, Wyandot Inc., Morral Companies L.L.C., Marion Technical College, Sims Brothers Recycling, Whirlpool Marion Operations, & ArcelorMittal.