Ohio Bluegrass Events

2017 Bluegrass shows

08/15 Jerry Douglas; Thirty One West, 31 W Church St, Newark, OH 8p

08/16 Out of Mind Bluegrass; Gazebo in Park, Park St, Ashville, OH 5-6:15p

08/18 Hand Picked Bluegrass; Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave., Columbus, OH 43212 614-486-4722 7-9p

08/18 Fox & Hounds; Dicks Den, 2417 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43202 10p 614-268-9573

08/18 Berachah Valley; Railroad Days, Carlise, OH 7p

08/18 Strung Up; Sterling Bluegrass Concert, 26 E. Main St., Mt Sterling OH  43143 614-323-6938  7p

08/19 Rock Island Plow; Eagles, 509 Sports St., Fairborn, OH 45324  937-878-9211 7-10p

08/19 Muleskinner; Whistlestop Opry, 45 E. Second St., Xenia, OH 7p

08/19 Joe Mullins; Rue Farms, 3822 Springfield Xenia Road, Springfield, OH 2p

08/19 The Steeldrivers; JD Legends, 65 Millard Drive, Franklin, OH 7:30p

08/20 The Patrick's & New Again;  Sterling Bluegrass Concert, 26 E. Main St., Mt Sterling OH  43143 614-323-6938 2p

08/22 Northwest Territory; New Concord Village park, behind the Village Hall, New Concord, OH 7p

08/23 Battle of Bluegrass Bands; Rambling House Soda Shop, 310 E Hudson St, Columbus, OH 7p

08/24 The Price Sisters; Monroe County Fair, Monroe County Fairgrounds, SR. 26, Woodfield, OH 6:30- 8:30p

08/24-26 Junior Sisk, Little Roy & Lizzy, Edgar Loudermilk, Nightflyer, Branded Bluegrass, The Moron Brothers, Shane Adkins, Wilderness Road, Marksmen Quartet, Higher Vision, Ma Crow, Willie Wells; Brown County Bluegrass Fest, Fairgrounds, 325 W State St, Georgetown, OH 45121 708-768-1503

08/24-26 Bluegrassholes, Baxter & Crabtree, Hwy 57, Caney Creek, Copus Hill reunion, Ottawa County, Caney Creek, Harbourtown, Junior Sisk, South 79, Vertical Limit, Caney Creek, Bluegrass Mountaineers, Acoustic Edge, IIIrd Tyme Out; Richland County Fairgrounds, 750 N. Home Rd., Mansfield, OH 44906 330-354-4402 wknd $55 camp $15/day

08/25 Open Highway; Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave., Columbus, OH 43212 614-486-4722 7-9p

08/25 Evan Lanier and the Bluegrass Express; Sterling Bluegrass Concert, 26 E. Main St., Mt Sterling OH  43143 614-323-6938  7p

08/26 Sugar Creek Bluegrass; Coshocton Village Inn, 115 N. Water St., Coshocton, OH  43812 740-498-8456

08/26 The Hamiltons; Eagles, 509 Sports St., Fairborn, OH 45324  937-878-9211 7-10p

08/26 Willow Creek; Whistlestop Opry, 45 E. Snd, Xenia, OH 7p

08/26 Mad River Railroad; Darke County Fair, Gazebo Stage, 800 Sweitzer St., Greenville, OH 1-3p

08/27 Mike Gorrell; Velvet Ice Cream, 11324 Mt Vernon Rd, Utica, OH 2p

08/31 The Sandy Tar Brothers Park St Tavern, 501 Park St., Columbus, OH 9p

08/31-09/03 Alan Bibey, Alecia Nugent Band with Bradley Walker, Bradley Walker, Almost There , Balsam Range, Barnlizards, Blue Mafia, Cleverlys, Dave Adkins, Doyle Lawson, Evans Brothers, Flatt Lonesome, Gary Nichols, Hammertowne, Joe Mullins, Kevin Prater Band, New Again, Original Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Ralph Stanley II, Seldom Scene, Steve Dilling, Tim Strong, Turning Ground, Wooks; SamJam Bluegrass Festival, Pike County Fairgrounds, SR23, Piketon, OH 45611  all week $100 740-547-9059 camp $25/day 740-708-0303

09/01 Kevin Prater; Combustion Brewery & Taproom 80 W. Church St, Pickerington, OH 7p free

09/01 Northwest Territory; Lake Ann Summer Concert Series, Barberton, OH 7p

09/01 Berachah Valley Tipp City street Fair, Tipp City, OH 7:30-10p

09/01 Sandy Tar Brothers' Harvest Moon Café, 7 N. High St., Canal Winchester, OH 7-10p

09/02  Kevin Prater; Jug'z Tavern, 420 W Main, Newark, OH 7p free

09/02 Alan Bibey & Grasstown;  Sterling Bluegrass Concert, 26 E. Main St., Mt Sterling OH  43143 614-323-6938 7p

09/03 The Wayfarers, open jam; Combustion Brewery & Taproom 80 W. Church St, Pickerington, OH 4p free

09/03 Mad River Railroad; Holiday Home, 694 Isaac Prugh Way, Ketterling, OH 12-2:30p

09/04 Mad River Railroad; Fort Rowdy Festival, Covington, OH 11:15a-12:15p

09/08 Old Salt Union; Woodlands Tavern, 1200 West 3rd Ave., Columbus, OH Doors open 8p, music 9p

09/08 House Band;  Sterling Bluegrass Concert, 26 E. Main St., Mt Sterling OH  43143 614-323-6938 7p

09/08 Strung Up; Harvest Moon Café, 7 N High, Canal Winchester, OH 7-10p

09/09 Sugar Creek; Victoria Opera House, 101 S Main, Baltimore, OH 2p

09/09 Sawmill Ridge; Corn Festival, 149 W Main, South Vienna, OH 7p

09/09 Muleskinner; Clifton Opera House, 5 S Clay, Clifton, OH Doors; 6:30 Music; 7:30

09/09 Mad River Railroad; Greene Commons, 4450 Buckeye Lane, Beavercreek, OH 6-10p

09/09 New Outlook; Auglaize County Fairgrounds, Wapokaneta, OH 12 Noon

09/14-16 Larry Cordle, Kepp Road Boys, 7 Mile, Sideline, Bluegrass Mafia, Surly Gentlemen, Larry Gillis, Butch Florene & Friends; SkinnyFest Bluegrass Festival, 1266 Hamilton Rd., Lynx, OH (Adams County)

09/14-16 7 Mile, The Wayfarers, Local Honeys, Danny Paisley, NewTown, Hillbilly Gypsies, Sawmill Ridge, Northwest Territory, Allegheny Drifters, Dave Adkins, The Boxcars, Claire Lynch; Mohican Wilderness, 22462 Wally Road, Glenmont, OH

09/15 Grassahol; Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave., Columbus, OH 43212 614-486-4722 7-9p

09/15 Ma Crowe and the Lady Slippers;  Sterling Bluegrass Concert, 26 E. Main St., Mt Sterling OH  43143 614-323-6938 7p

09/16 Larry Sparks, The Clay Hess Band, Hammertowne, Nightflyer, Branded Bluegrass, The Surly Gentlemen, The Vintage Ramblers, and the Repeating Arms; Brewgrass Festival, 3 N Miami Avenue, Miamisburg, OH 45342 11 a-??

09/16 Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder Ohio Valley Opry, 15 W Main st, McConnelsville, OH 4 & 8p.

09/15-17 Kevin Prater, Awesome Darlings, Berachah Valley, Brian Holbrooks and Poor Bottom Grass, New Outlook, Steve Scott & The Scott Brothers, more non-bluegrass; Flat Rock Creek Fest., 503 Fairground Dr, Paulding, OH 45879 419-399-5215

09/22-24 Kevin Prater, Echo Valley, Fox Tail Grass Reunion, New Outlook, Ottawa County, Steve Scott & the Scott Bros., Brian Holbrooks, Graber Family, Mike Kaufman; Van Wert Fairgrounds, 1055 S Washington St # 1, Van Wert, OH 45891 wknd $30 419-956-2311

09/23 Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder; Cincy Music Series, Mount St. Joseph University, 5701 Delhi Rd., Cincinnati, OH 7:30p

09/24 The Kevin Prater Band Trinway Methodist Church, 2nd st, Trinway, OH . Gospel music during the regular Sunday morning worship service. 10a 

09/28 Billy Strings, Whiskey Shivers; Woodlands Tavern, 1200 W. Third Ave., Columbus, OH  43212 614-299-4987  8p.

09/29 Northwest Territory Blue Barn Winery, 4407 South Columbus Road, Wooster, OH 6p

09/29 Billie Reneé Johnson & Cumberland Gap  Sterling Bluegrass Concert, 26 E. Main St., Mt Sterling OH  43143 614-323-6938 7p 7p

09/29 Open Highway; Harvest Moon Café, 7 North High st, Canal Winchester, OH 7-10p

09/30 Rock Island Plow; Clifton Opera House, 5 South Clay st, Clifton, OH Doors open; 6:30. Music begins; 7:30

10/13 Vernon McIntyre's Appalachian Grass; Butler Co. BG Assoc, 200 Warwick Rd, Hamilton, OH  45013 7-9p donations  513-498-0834

Recurring events, most are dark during the summer

1st Sat - Traditional, bluegrass, country music with acoustic instruments - Three rooms of jammin' for your musical pleasure. Nettle Lake United Brethren Church, 18560 County Road 5-75, Montpelier, OH 43543 6p 517-270-2870 or 419-485-4112

2nd Sat Central Ohio Bluegrass Assoc., Grace Chapel Community Church (in the Recreation Hall), 7798 Big Walnut Rd., Westerville, OH 43082 jam: 5:45-7p bands 7p  (Nov. - May)

Sun Old Time Jam; Rambling House Soda, 310 E Hudson St, Columbus, OH 43202 614-468-3415 7p

Tues. Bluegrass Opry Barn, 9461 OH-66, Oakwood, OH 45873 419-594-2816 6p winter months

Weds  jam with Vernon McIntyre's Appalachian Grass, Pit to Plate BBQ, 8021 Hamilton Ave., Mt. Healthy, OH 45231 7-9p 513-931-9100

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