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AudioFeed Festival, Central Illinois’ community & faith-driven, three-day live music and arts gathering, is proud to announce the return to The Champaign County Fairgrounds in Urbana IL, on July 1-3 after a two-year hiatus.

The final music lineup for AudioFeed Festival includes Pedro the Lion, Rosie Thomas, Flatfoot 56, Propaganda, Jay Joseph, Listener, Glenn Kaiser Band, Idle Threat, David Eugene Edwards of Wovenhand, and very special performances by legendary acts Randy Stonehill, Eric Clayton, The Huntingtons, and Undercover.

Tickets for AudioFeed Festival are now on sale.

AudioFeed follows the steps of the legendary Cornerstone Festival, which established itself in 1984 as an alternative gathering focused on the Jesus Music counterculture that sprung out in the late 60s/early 70s. Audiofeed began in 2013 in an effort to keep the core “family” of Cornerstone alive. Audiofeed is not Cornerstone, but it’s the same family, and carries a similar spirit.

“I’m so excited to be playing Audiofeed this year. This fest has been a family reunion and retreat for me for such a long time and getting to be there and play this year after a few years away will be a balm,” says singer-songwriter Kevin Schlereth.

“If doing the work of community with a group of people dedicated to that work appeals to you, I think you will find a home at AudioFeed.”

Skot Shaw, the lead singer and songwriter behind Alt Rock/Goth Leper says, “Leper cannot wait to play Audiofeed, partly because there are so many people we have not seen for the last 3 years or more, and anyone who’s ever seen Leper play knows it’s going to be about 50 percent concert, 50 percent worship service, and this year we’ve even got a few surprises.”

AudioFeed Festival will feature about 75 acts within 5 stages including the main stages (Radon and Black Sheep), which will host all the headliners, and the Sanctuary Stage which will have most metal and heavy acts, the Burningtown Stage, and the Front Porch, which offers impromptu slots for acts to perform open-mic style.

3-Day General Admission passes can be purchased online for only $70. AudioFeed Festival is also offering an Early Access deal for $80, which provides festival early entry on June 30th for extra shows and camping. RV Site camping passes are available for an extra $90. In addition, the single-day passes are $35 for Friday, Saturday, or Sunday, and $15 for Thursday only. Tickets will also be available at the gate.

2021 AudioFeed Festival Lineup

Thursday, June 30 (Early Access): Randy Stonehill, Glenn Kaiser Band, Jeff Elbel+Ping, The Wayside, Harry Gore, Families, Jay Costlow, Parental Petulance, Destroy Nate Allen, Insomniac Folklore, Angel Machine, Former Ruins

Friday, July 1: Undercover, Wovenhand (solo), Narrow/Arrow, Eric Clayton and Friends, Jay Joseph, Idle Threat, Dan Smith (solo), Revisionist, Moral DK, Threnodian, Jericho Harlot, Destroy Nate Allen, Stove Pipe Nellies, Hey Augustine, Teel Short, Jeff Elbel (solo), John J Thompson and True Tunes Live, Grave Robber, Leper, As Lions and Lambs, Ignescent, Pete & Bergie, Light Unseen, Slaves Wage, Voluntary Mortification, Color Crush, Even Tides, American Arson, Timbre of Cedar

Saturday, July 2: Pedro the Lion, Rosie Thomas, Listener, Propaganda, 6’10, Terminus Victor, Benjamin Daniel, Bristle, Bad Ghost, All Hallowed, The Cedar Shakes, Wind Words, SPACESHIPS, Heather Hammers, Saint of Pine Hills, Kevin Schlereth, Kendra Blethen, Orion Walsh, The Uh Ohs, Todd Joos and the Revelators, Wedding Party, Inner Siege, Meadows, Bloodlines, Dreaded Dale, God War, Context, Joshua Silas, Raviner, xDOULOSx, Insomniac Folklore, Harry Gore, Convictions

Sunday, July 3: Flatfoot 56, The Huntingtons, Side Walk Slam, Levi the Poet, Ravenhill, V8 Vast Change, Spoken Nerd, Egypt Speaks, Pray for Sleep, Adjy, Ami Moss & The Unfortunate, Max Simmons, Hushpad, Ryan Byfield & Nuclei, Christiana Benton, Words, OYARSA, 72-74’s, Rusty Shipp, Jacob Goins, Good Saint Nathaneal, The Castros, brotherReDsquirrel, Cardboard Highway, Timoratus, Brave Days, Coxey’s Army, Must Build Jacuzzi, As We Are, Broken Flesh, Divine Martyr, Symphony of Heaven, Bub Walker & the TombsTones, Jeremiah Dirt, Hotstyle Gospel, Lightshore, The Lunar Year (solo)

Ryan Getz, one of the curators of AudioFeed has this to say about this year’s event:

“Come for the music, stay for the community.”

AudioFeed Festival is located at 1302 N Coler Ave, Urbana, IL 61801. For more information or lineup updates, visit AudioFeed’s website, or follow the festival on Facebook or Instagram.

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