2022 Ohio Bluegrass
Bluegrass clubs, concerts & festivals
08/07 Steep Canyon Rangers, Logan Halstead, Jerry Salley & Buffalo Wabs, Price Hill Hustle; Bloomin BGF, Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheater, 5968 Marietta Rd., Chillicothe, OH 45601 5:30-??
08/12 Steep Canyon Rangers; Riverfront Live, 4343 Kellogg Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226 8p
08/12 Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass; Oxford Community Arts Center, 10 S College Ave Oxford, OH 45056 513-524-8506 7p free
08/12 McLain Family Band; Sterling Bluegrass Concert, 26 E. Main St., Mt Sterling OH 43143 614-323-6938 6p
08/13 Steep Canyon Rangers; The Kent Stage, 175 E Main St, Kent, OH 44240 8p
08/13 Kevin Prater Band; Salt Fork Arts Festival, Cambridge Park, 8th Street, Cambridge, OH 43725 noon
08/13 Kevin Prater Band; Nickel Tavern, 33900 Township Rd 68, Frazeysburg, OH 43822 7p
08/14 Kevin Prater Band; Grace Church, 7798 Big Walnut Rd, Westerville, OH 43082 10a
08/14 Berachah Valley; Miami County Fair, 650 N CR 25A, Troy, OH 45373 4:30p
08/19-21 Rumpke Mountain Boys, Donna the Buffalo, Leftover Salmon, Bluegrass Sweethearts, Darin & Brooke Aldridge, The Travelin’ McCoury’s, Del McCoury Band, Trampled by Turtles, Henhouse Prowlers, Wu Grass, Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers, Peter Rowan, Yonder Mountain String Band, Infamous Stringdusters, Blue Moon Soup; Grassfire Bluegrass Festival, Nelson Ledges Quarry Park, 12001 Nelson Ledge Rd, Garrettsville, OH 44231
08/20 Malpass Brothers; Hoover Auditorium, 115 W Third St, Lakeside Marblehead, OH 43440 7:30 pm
08/20 Corndrinkers; Clifton Opera House, 5 S Clay St, Yellow Springs, OH 45387 7:30 pm.
08/20 Clay Hess Band; Twin City Opera House ! 15 West Main St, McConnelsville, OH 43756 6p
08/22-27 Mansfield Jam Fest, Richland Fairgrounds, Mansfield, OH 44906 CANCELED
08/25-27 Nothin’ Fancy, Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, Grascals, Harbourtown, Edgar Loudermilk Band, Gary Strong & Hard Times, New Outlook, 7 Mile Bluegrass, Slippery Creek; Brown County Fairgrounds, 325 W State St, Georgetown, OH 45121
Sept. 1-4 Sam Jam Bluegrass Festival featuring Thursday: Kevin Prater & Lacy Creek, Bourbon Revival, Po’ Ramblin’ Boys, Balsam Range and No Joke Jimmy’s (featuring Jamie Johnson, Brandon Rickman, Ron Stewart, Darren Nicholson, Adam Haynes, Terry Eldridge and Kyle Perkins). Friday: Lincoln Mash & Heather Alley, Blue Mafia, Tim Shelton Syndicate, Breaking Grass and the Travelin’ McCoury’s. Saturday: Charlie Woods & Deep Hollow, Sideline, The Goodwin Brothers, The Cleverly’s and the Steeldrivers. Sunday: Turning Ground, Hammertown and Sideline All Star Jam. Music begins 1 pm each day.
Sept. 3 Mark Whitt & Truegrass at the Clifton Opera House, 5 South Clay Street, Clifton, OH 7:30 pm.
09/03-04 Slate Ridge; KOA Campground, 8644 Porter Central Rd, Sunbury, OH 43074
09/07 Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass; Greenhills Commons Bandstand, 24 Farragut Rd, Cincinnati, OH 452187-9p 513-825-2100
Sept. 9 Dailey & Vincent at Ohio Star Theater, 1387 Old State Route 39, Sugarcreek, OH 7:00 pm
Sept. 10 Jefferson Bluegrass Festival, Giddings Park, downtown Jefferson, OH featuring The Kevin Prater Band, Family Sowell, Wills Creek, Denison University Bluegrass Band and Falcon Grass. 7 pm
Sept. 11 The Kevin Prater Band with a bluegrass gospel concert at Jefferson United Methodist Church, 125 East Jefferson Street, Jefferson, OH. 8:30 and 11:00 AM
Sept. 15-18 Mohican Bluegrass Festival, Mohican Wilderness Campground, 22462 Wally Road, Glenmont, OH, featuring Thursday: New Outlook, Larry Efaw & The Bluegrass Mountaineers and Dale Ann Bradley Trio. Friday: Crabgrass, The Price Sisters, Alex Leach and Mile Twelve. Saturday: Northwest Territory, Echo Valley, Volume Five, Breaking Grass and The Cleverly’s.
09/15-17 Junior Sisk Band, Sideline, Hammertowne, Dale Ann Bradley, Turning Ground, 7 Mile Bluegrass, Back Up & Push, Lacy Creek, Open Highway, The Masters Bouquet, Poplar Ridge; Skinny Fest., Fairgrounds, 836 Boyd Ave, West Union, OH 45693 camping $60-90 wknd $65
Sept. 17 Kentucky Heritage at the Clifton Opera House, 5 South Clay Street, Clifton, OH 7:30p
Sept. 17 Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder at the Ohio Valley Opry, Twin City Opera House, McConnelsville, OH. Doors open at 5. Music begins at 6
09/23-23 Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass, more; Van Wert Fairgrounds, 1055 S. Washington St, Van Wert, OH 45891 419-594-2816
Oct. 6 Dailey and Vincent at Ohio Star Theater at Dutch Valley, 1387 Old State Route 39, Sugarcreek, OH 7:00 pm
Oct. 8 Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers at the Backyard Jamboree, Caesar Ford Park, 520 South Stringtown Road, Xenia, OH 2-4 pm Free
Oct. 14 The Kevin Prater Band at the Pennyroyal Opera House, Exit 198 of I-70, Fairview, OH 7 pm
10/14-15 Lonesome River, Dale Ann Bradley, Moron Brothers, New Outlook, Victims of love, Harbourtown (Bluegrass, country, rock); Howlin' At The Moon Music Fest, Auglaize Fairgrounds, 1001 Fairview Dr., Wapakoneta, OH 45895 567-204-0929 Weekend $15
Oct. 15 The Kevin Prater Band at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 Main St, Mt. Sterling, OH
Oct. 15 Dailey & Vincent at Victoria Theater, 138 North Main Street, Dayton, OH 7:00 pm
Oct. 22 Daniel Dye & The Miller Road Band at the Clifton Opera House, 5 South Clay Street, Clifton, OH 7:30 pm.
Oct. 28 Larry Stephenson Band at the Pennyroyal Opera House, Exit 198, Fairview, OH 7 pm
11/04 Rhonda Vincent & the Rage; Sorg Opera house, 63 S Main St Middletown, OH 45042 7-10:30p $35-45 advance
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Mon. Slow Bluegrass Jam, Violet Baptist Church, 8345 Blacklick-Eastern Rd NW, Pickerington, OH 43147 614-562-9730 6-8p Call to confirm event status
Every Tues - FOMC jam, 1196 Ross Millville Rd, Millville, OH 45013 7-9p 419-568-1220
Every Thurs Open Bluegrass Jam; Bluegrass Picking Circle, Rambling House, 310 N Hudson St, Columbus OH 43202 614-468-3217 6-8p free, acoustic, no mics
Every Sat. Dry Creek Cafe, 201 Columbus Rd, Mt Vernon, OH 43050 8-10p free, food available 740-830-6083
Bluegrass Opry Barn, 9461 OH-66, Oakwood, OH 45873 419-594-2816 suspended jams and shows