Ouibache Presents


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Americana in the Park

August 26, 2023 5-10PM
Columbian Park Ampitheater, Lafayette, IN

Beer Garden at the Rush Pavilion - FREE ADMISSION

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Ouibache Music Festival

is a roots music festival that takes place in beautiful Columbian Park located in the heart of Lafayette, IN.  Friends from all over the world will gather to play tunes, share stories, and commune with one another. The laid-back attitude of the festival allows music lovers of all types and skill levels to take time away from the daily routine of life and just enjoy the sweetness of hearing a guitar or singing a song.

2023 Bryan Metzger Memorial Legacy Award

Congratulations to West Central High School for receiving the 2023 Bryan Metzger Legacy Award.  Donita Stimson, WCHS booster president and WCHS band director, Stephen Scholey are with Mark Molter and Scott Freeman to receive the award. The award money will be used to refurbish and repair their band instrument inventory to make the music more accessible to more students.

2024 Bryan Metzger Memorial Legacy Award

Applications for the 2024 Bryan Metzger Legacy Award are now being accepted through February 28th, 2024. Send us an email (ouibachemusicfestival@gmail.com) with a description in 250 words, how you would use the award to further the mission of Ouibache by preserving the virtues and values of traditional music through education. Finalists will be selected by March 15, 2024 and the award announced March 31st, 2024.

Our 2023 Performers

Blue Flame

Blue Flame

Blue Flame is a fusion bluegrass trio that blends many different genres into their own sound. The trio uses bluegrass, swing, country and jazz in their songs and they thrive on improvising and creating something new each and every time they perform. Blue Flame features Savanna Batan on fiddle/lead vocals, her brother Ethan Batan on mandolin/vocals, and Luke Lovejoy on guitar/vocals. With nationally awarded musicians and plenty of jokes from Luke (free of charge), Blue Flame is a performance that you won’t want to miss!

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Jennie DeVoe

Jennie DeVoe

Jennie DeVoe is an independent singer/songwriter with a soulful-blues-americana vibe whom Bonnie Raitt calls, "A great songwriter", while Indie-music's.com Heidi Drockelman says, "Jennie is a truly unique vocal talent...Her powerhouse voice can stop you in your tracks but it also possesses a sweetness that surges and sears the soul." 

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Henhouse Prowlers

Henhouse Prowlers

Founded over 16 years ago with the simple desire to play original and powerful bluegrass, this quartet now finds themselves at the intersection of performance, diplomacy and education. The Prowlers have now been to more than 25 countries across the globe, working with the U.S. State Department and under their own nonprofit, Bluegrass Ambassadors - incorporating music from Africa, Asia, the Middle East and more into their already robust repertoire of unique traditional American music. On stage, in workshops and wherever they are, the Henhouse Prowlers find and spread the commonality we share as human beings through the universal language of music.

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Our 2023 Festival

Festival Dates

Fifth Annual Ouibache Music Festival

The Fifth Annual Ouibache Music Festival will be August 26, 2023 5pm - 10pm at the Columbian Park Memorial Island Amphitheater. Festival lineup coming soon.



We are pleased to be partnering with the Hilton Garden Inn as our host hotel.  They are located only a few blocks from the festival.  Contact Tara at (765) 743-2100 and tell her you are here for Ouibache and receive the special OMF rates.

If you would like to camp, Prophetstown State Park is only a few miles away and has a world-class camping facility. DO NOT go through the Prophetstown website to register. Call the office directly at (765) 320-0502 M-F between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm EST and tell them you would like to camp for the festival.

Festival Info

Festival Information

OUIBACHE presents Americana in the Park

Ouibache will again present our FREE concert/festival on Saturday August 26, 2023 from 5pm-10pm. Lineup announced March 2023.

Become a "Friend of Ouibache"

$50.00 Membership

By becoming a member, you become a "Friend of Ouibache". Membership dues are not tax-deductible. However, membership includes free admission to all events at the OMF and a 20% discount on OMF merchandise. Members will also receive information on upcoming events from OMF.

If you would like to become a member, you can sign up now or mail us at:

PO Box 176
Lafayette, IN 47906