The Whiskey Warehouse Bar & Grill “Battle Of The Bands” Round #1 for Main Stage at “Ink in the Clink 2017”

Battle Of The Bands

Everyone is getting excited for “Ink in the Clink 2017” Mansfield Ohio’s largest tattoo and rock festival held at the Ohio State Reformatory.  This year like never before there will be an overtaking of the main stage by Three victorious local bands.  The Whiskey Warehouse Bar & Grill in Mansfield has begun hosting a “Battle Of The Bands” which will continue over the next few weekends. After witnessing the beginning of the battle, we were rocked away into the night by some fantastic local talent.

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A Decade Apart

Our first band to set the battle was A Decade Apart.  The guys started the night off right with some great rock and crowd interaction.  The band based out of Columbus, Ohio consists of Josh the vocalist, Sean on Bass, Donnie and Travis both on Guitar and Tim on Drums. They gave it their all and formed an eager crowd around the stage. A Decade Apart set the bar high and the set the Battle off with a bang by giving a great performance.

A Decade Apart Photo Gallery.

A Punch’s Pilot

Next on the Battlefield we had A Punch’s Pilot out of Akron Ohio.  Band members; Mark Garrett on Lead Vocals and Guitar, Brian Besserman on Bass, Al Periandri on Drums and Adam “Jersey Boy” Delmar on Lead Guitar. They all hit the stage ready for war with their 90’s rock sound and pure originality.  The band carried a lot of energy feeding off the crowd and kept the Battle going strong with their passion and stage presence.

A Punch’s Pilot Photo Gallery.

Hymn for a Harlot

The stage was set for our third contestant Hymn for a Harlot out of Mount Vernon Ohio.  The band consists of Nin Jah on Lead Vocals, Josh on Guitar, John on Drums and Si Alberts on Bass.  They had a metal sound with a dark melodic twist. Fans and crowd members were intrigued and fascinated by the performance.  Wearing black war paint on their necks and faces Hymn for a Harlot put themselves into their music and the crowd and kept the night going strong.

Hymn for a Harlot Photo Gallery.

My Beloved

The stage was taken over by our last contestant for the night.  My Beloved was a wonderful performance providing hard rock and acoustic rock. The band is based out of Columbus Ohio.  We had Courtney Stone on Lead Vocals and Acoustic Guitar, Frank Thompson on Guitar, Sarah Thompson on Bass and Mikey Stiles on Drums. They had given a captivating performance with strong female vocals rocking us into closure for the night.

My Beloved Photo Gallery.

The performances were great with a lot of diversity in rock. We are all excited for what “The Battle of the Bands” will continue to bring for the month of May.  Keep posted with us to discover local talent and upcoming bands and await the revieling of which Three Bands will take over the main stage at Ink in the Clink 2017!

Rock Moment with Erica M. Lynhoff and Hymn For A Harlot.

If you would like to learn more about the artists in the competition keep posted on our Facebook page and check out our “Rock Moments” LIVE video with each band. Come out and support the artists at the Whiskey Warehouse Bar & Grill on Friday and Saturday night! It is an 18yrs+ show with a $5 cover to be split between the bands.  We invite you to come rock with us!  Peace be with you fellow rockers.

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Erica Lenhoff About Erica Lenhoff

Erica M. Lenhoff is a 24 year old award winning artist with a history of baking and decorating Cleveland’s best cakes and pastries. Recently she has transitioned her talents to downtown Columbus.

Miss Lenhoff has worked in the line of photography within a nationwide company where she had brought exceptional customer service working with all age groups and achieving excellent portraiture. Her personal achievement was breaking the top company sales record in 2015.
Over the years Erica has expressed her love for poetry, writing, modeling and representing the arts all over Ohio.
Her hobbies include visiting upcoming venues and checking out local scenes in food, dining, shopping and music.
With a passion for all musical genres she loves discovering up-coming artists.
Miss Lenhoff looks forward to representing Columbus and bringing a taste of the arts to you.

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