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July 24, 2013 : First Food Truck Rally at OUL as part of Lancaster Festival
- Cheri Russo
Communications and Marketing Manager

Lancaster – Food trucks from Columbus and Athens will be on the Ohio University Lancaster Campus Wednesday night for the first Food Truck Rally as part of Lancaster Festival. Ohio University students or graduates who attended the main campus will recognize one of the trucks as an Athens favorite.


The Burrito Buggy food truck will be driving up Route 33 from Athens to park alongside My Place or Yours, Hungry Monkey, Pizza Mike and The Fry Guy, many of which are from the Columbus area. Coldstone Creamery will be selling ice cream at the event and the Festival will have a booth to purchase beer and wine and other drinks. 


The Food Truck Rally is part of Tribute Wednesday at Lancaster Festival. "Bruce in the USA," a Bruce Springsteen tribute band, will take to the Wendel Concert stage on the OUL back lawn. The opening act will be "These Guys Live." The night of music starts at 7:30 p.m. The gates open at 6 p.m.


Acclaimed husband-and-wife Americana music duo Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis are playing at OUL Friday, July 26 on the Herrold Hall patio. They are touring in celebration of their latest release, Cheater's Game.  Robison is a world-renowned songwriter with several #1 hits including songs for George Strait, Tim McGraw & Faith Hill and the Dixie Chicks. Willis has been praised for her great voice, crossing genres of country and pop music. Local favorites, the Hocking River String Band, will open the evening.


American Idol's Crystal Bowersox will play on the Wendel Concert Stage Saturday, July 27. The Ohio native will be making her debut with a symphony orchestra. Bowersox's performance will be the finale of the 10-day 2013 Lancaster Festival.


Ohio University Lancaster and the Lancaster Festival have been working together on the summer musical event for more than 25 years.