Aquabear Legion Hosts All Ohio Vinyl Night at Little Fish Brewing Company

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Athens based Ohio music and art collective Aquabear Legion will be releasing a double LP, vinyl compilation featuring over 20 Ohio bands in late summer 2017.

To celebrate, Aquabear is hosting a FREE all Ohio vinyl party at Little Fish Brewing Company (8675 Armitage Road) in Athens on Saturday, Jan. 14 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Spinning all sorts of Ohio music will be Athens legend DJ Barticus, Aquabear’s own 29th Street Flash, Haffa’s Records’ DJ Manfish and a visit from Uncle Peacock.

The group just launched an Indiegogo page to fund the project through a pre-order, featuring not only the record release but also limited edition posters, colored vinyl, and more. You can support this project and Ohio music and art right now by visiting or the project’s Indiegogo page. You will also be able to support and pre-order that night at Little Fish, and Aquabear will buy beers for the first 10 supporters at $30 or above. Order an awesome record, support Ohio music, listen to sweet music and let Aquabear buy you a beer!

Aqua bear Legion’s Volume 6 will be the collective’s twelfth release and second on vinyl, featuring art from Athens’ own Tracy Duncan on two vinyl records. 23 of Ohio’s best bands including Bloody Show, Bridesmaid, Day Creeper, Extra Medium Pony, Andy Gabbard, Brian Harnetty, SW Hedrick, Hadak Ura, Hex Net, Caitlin Kraus, Leggy, Mary Lynn, Natural Sway, Palestras, Adam Remnant, R. Ring, The Safeties, Smug Brothers, Swarming Branch, Talons’, Vacation, The Village Bicycle, and Water Witches.

Another band or two may still be announced. Music is included from Athens, Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Dayton, and Kent. The entire project is curated, printed, pressed, designed, and played in Ohio. To help raise money they are offering not only pre-orders of the new compilation, but also t-shirts, colored vinyl, prints, hoodies, previous releases including records and more. Since 2004, Aquabear Legion has worked with over 250 bands and dozens of visual artists and filmmakers, producing 11 releases including compilations of Ohio music both physical and on You can pre-order and support Aquabear Legion Volume 6 double LP compilation at