Tahlsound Music Festival

Festival Info

RETURNING 2020

The Oleika Great Lawn | 302 Southland Drive | Lexington, KY

General Information

•All sales are final | Tickets must be exchanged for wrist bands | All day re-admittance with wrist band  

•Tickets are available online and at participating local retailers  

•This is a rain or shine event | Remember your sunblock (we are hoping for sun) 

•Tahlsound is a two-day event  

•Tahlsound is an all-ages event | Children under 12 free (with an adult) 

•Enter festival through gate on east side of Dollar General  

•All dogs MUST be on a leash | Owners responsible for waste cleanup

Frequently Asked Questions

Where exactly is the Great Lawn?

• The Oleika Great Lawn is located at 302 Southland Drive.  

• It lies behind the Southland Drive Dollar General. 

• Hough Court leads to the field - Hough Court has very limited parking.  

• Click map below for directions.  



Where do I Park?

• This event is being held on private land with finite parking. Please, be respectful of store patrons, pedestrians, and neighbors when finding a space. 

• Overflow parking available in adjacent lots, and on nearby roads. 

• Seek parking 

- in front of Oleika Shrine Temple 

- in front of Dollar General (leave spots nearest storefront open) 

- in front of The Ballroom House (leave spots nearest storefront open) 

- in adjacent lots on Southland Drive (leave spots nearest storefronts open) 

- on public roads off Southland Drive (Eastway Dr. Southview Dr. and adjacent roads)

What items are permitted inside festival grounds?

• Guests are encouraged to prepare for an enjoyable day outdoors and are welcome to bring the following items:  

- Clear, plastic, reusable water bottles 

- Backpacks/purses/bags (subject to inspection) 

- Blankets/towels/sheets/tapestries 

- Small folding-chairs or camping chairs 

- Air Lounges 

- Ponchos/Rain Jackets 

- Cameras 

- Umbrellas 

- Sunscreen/Hat/Sunglasses

- Insect Repellant

What items are prohibited inside the festival grounds?

• For the safety and enjoyment of Tahlsound guests, artists, musicians, and vendors, the following items are prohibited inside festival grounds:  

- Flasks, thermoses, coolers, or other outside food and drink containers (clear, plastic, water bottles permitted) 

- Glass Containers  

- Outside food  

- Bicycles (prohibited inside festival grounds – feel free to ride to Southland Drive) 

- Camera accessories, such as selfie sticks, tripods, monopods, go pro mounts and attachments, detachable lenses, or other commercial equipment 

- Fireworks 

- Coolers 

- Illegal substances 

- Weapons/knives/firearms 

- Framed backpacks 

- Laser pens/pointers 

- Totems, flags, or banners 

- Video recording equipment 

- Wagons 

- Pop-up canopy/tents

Where did the name Tahlsound come from? How is it pronounced?

• Tahlsound is an anagram for Southland. Tahlsound is pronounced Tall-sound.


Legal Matters

•Tahlsound Management (T.M.) reserves the right to refuse/revoke entry to any individuals or animals deemed threatening/disruptive by T.M.

• T.M. reserves the right, without the refund of any portion of the pass/ticket purchase price, to refuse admission or to eject any person who fails to comply with the rules of the venue, local, state or federal law, or whose conduct is deemed illegal, disorderly, or offensive by T.M. 

• Persons entering the venue are subject to search for contraband, unauthorized merchandise, alcohol, controlled substances, weapons, firearms, fireworks, cameras, video equipment, or recording devices, which are expressly forbidden. Any persons found attempting to enter the venues with forbidden item(s) will be refused access to the event. 

• Persons entering the venue assume all risks of personal injury incidental to the event, venue, and grounds. 

• The resale or attempted resale of passes/tickets/wristbands at a price higher than that appearing on the face of the pass/ticket is prohibited and if discovered will result in the ticket being voided without refund. 

• The sale of unauthorized merchandise (U.M.) is prohibited. Individuals found involved in the purchase or sale of U.M. may be ejected from the event, at the discretion of T.M. 

• All guests, partners, and individuals on site consent to Tahlsound Music Festival and its affiliates'/vendors'/partners' use of their image or likeness, incidental to any video display, transmission, or recording of the event. 

• Tahlsound Music Festival 2020 is a rain or shine event. No refunds shall be offered for rainy weather.

• Tahlsound Music Festival is not responsible for lost or stolen personal property.

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