Bluegrass Ramble Concert schedule

WOSU 89.7 Bluegrass Ramble                                                                                   Bluegrass Music Showdates. Last Updated October 5, 2018  

Join Chet DeLong, Rich Baker and Chris Johnston for the finest in Bluegrass Music Saturday evenings from 8 to Midnight and Sunday evenings from 6-9 pm on WOSU 89.7 in Columbus and online at WOSU.org. 

Please send updates or corrections to Chris Johnston via email at johnstonteam@hotmail.com  Since schedules can change due to cancellation or weather, before traveling to an event please call to confirm with the event the show is a go. 

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Standing Events & Jams

Every Wednesday in October join Vern McIntyre’s Appalachain Grass at Vinoklet Winery, 11069 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati, OH  6:30-8 pm.  Free. Reservations suggested.  Info: 513-385-9309.

First Sunday of every month, Live Bluegrass and Old-Timey music at Combustion Brewery & Taproom from various artists followed by an open jam.  Bring your instrument and jump in! All ages welcome. 4-7 live music. 7-9 open jam. Combustion Brewery, 80 W. Church St, Pickerington, OH. Info: 614-834-9595

Bluegrass Jam every Tuesday evening at Dick’s Den, 2417 North High Street, Columbus, OH.  10 pm  Info (614) 268-9573.

Old Time Jam every Sunday evening at the Rambling House Soda Pop, 310 East Hudson Street, Columbus 7:00 pm.  Also a Bluegrass Picking Circle every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 7-10:30 pm  Info:  614-468-3415

Bluegrass slow jam every 3rd Sunday West Chester Church of the Nazarene, 7951 Tylersville Road (rear entrance), West Chester, OH  Emphasis to give advanced beginning to intermediate level players a low pressure environment to learn how to play with others. Info: 937-530-2127.

Bluegrass Jam every 4th Friday at Central Baptist Church, 1955 Frank Road 7-9 pm.  Everyone welcome.    Bluegrass Jam every 3rd Friday of the month at Southside Baptist Church, 1621 South High Street, Columbus.  7-9 pm  All Welcome.    Bluegrass Jam at Bluegrass Musicians Supply, 1370 South High Street, Columbus, OH most Saturday’s during store hours.   Every Friday and Saturday evening a Bluegrass Jam at the ABH Bluegrass Hideaway, 850 Fitchville Road, New London, OH.  Doors open at 5 pm.  Info: (440) 242-9311  

Every Thurs.   The Relentless Mules at the Rambling House Soda Pop, 310 East Hudson Street, Columbus.  9:30pm  (Through December, 2018)

  Every Friday   Hud Haley at Lois Mann’s Restaurant, 1905 South High Street.  Music begins at 6 pm   Every Sat.       Live Bluegrass music at Lois Mann’s Restaurant, 1904 South High Street, Columbus.  6-9 pm    Every Thurs   TNT Bluegrass at American Legion Post 285, 2557 Canal Dr, Millersport, OH  7-9 pm   Frosty Morning Bluegrass Band performs 3rd Friday every month Hanover American Legion, 1989 W. High Street, Newark, OH 7-9 pm  Info: 740 763 3746   First and Third Wednesday of the month, the Cedar Hill Bluegrass Boys will perform at the Carroll Civic Center in Carroll, OH  Doors open at 5 pm.  Info: 740-215-2659.     Every Sunday evening the The Comet Bluegrass All Stars at the Comet Bar, 4579 Hamilton Ave, Cincinnati, OH  Two shows at 7:30 and 9:00 pm

 

Shows with Specific Dates

 

Oct. 5              Country Gentlemen Tribute Band with opening act Brother Randal and Friends at the Pennyroyal Opera House, I-70 at Exit 198 in Fairview, OH  Doors open at 5.  Music begins at 7.  Info: 740-827-0957.

 

Oct. 5              Sawmill Ridge at Byrne’s Pub Bluegrass Happy Hour, 1248 West 3rd Ave in the Grandview area of Columbus.  7-9 pm

 

Oct. 5              The Muleskinner Band at Darby Creek Metro Park, In dian Ridge Picnic Area, 2705 Darby Creek Drive, Grove City, OH  5:30 to 7:30 pm.  Free

 

Oct. 6              Sawmill Ridge at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH  Doors open at 4.  Music begins at 5 pm.

 

Oct. 7              Grassahol at the Combustion Brewery, 80 West church Street, Pickerington, OH 

 

Oct. 7              Open Rail at the Beaver Octoberfest, Main Street in Beaver, OH  11 am

 

Oct. 10            Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen at the GAR Music Hall, 1785 Main Street, Pennisula, OH  7 pm

 

Oct. 11            Groveport’s Apple Butter Day, Heritage Park, Main Stage, 551 Wirt Rd., Groverport, OH  featuring entertainment from Berachah Valley (10 am to Noon), TNT Bluegrass (12:15 to 2:00 pm) and Tom Ewing and the Bluegrass Ramblers (2:15 to 4 pm)

 

Oct. 11            Tom Ewing and the Bluegrass Ramblers at Groveport’s Apple Butter Day,  Heritage Park, Main Stage, 551 Wirt Rd., Groverport, OH  2:15 to 4 pm

 

Oct. 12-13       Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree Festival, 21748 Deercreek Road, Mt. Sterling, OH  featuring the Clay Hess Band, Sideline Bluegrass, Nightflyer, The Kevin Prater Band, Out Of Mind Bluegrass Band, Open Highway, Slate Ridge, Strung Up, Wood & Wire and the Patricks.  Check www.sterlingbluegrassjamboree.com for performance times.

 

Oct. 12            The Kevin Prater Band with opening act Bobby Maynard at the Pennyroyal Opera House, I-70 at Exit 198 in Fairview, OH  Doors open at 5.  Music begins at 7.  Info: 740-827-0957.

 

Oct. 12            71 South at the Bluegrass Happy Hour, Byrnes Pub, 1248 West 3rd Ave., in the Grandview area of Columbus, 7-9 pm

 

Oct. 12            Vern McIntyre’s Appalachain Grass at Fibonacci Brewing Company, 1445 Compton Rd, Cincinnati, OH , 7 to 9 pm.  Info 513-832-1422.

 

Oct. 13            Second Wind Bluegrass at the Wright Place, 14572 Hock-hocking Road, Logan, OH.  Doors open at 6.   Open stage at 6:30.  Band plays from 7-9 pm

 

Oct. 13            Chestnut Ridge at the Fairfield County Fair, 157 E Fair Ave, Lancaster, OH - 4 pm

 

Oct. 18            Adam Schlenker with fiddler Megan Lynch and banjoist Adam Hurt at the McConnell Arts Center Bronwynn Hall, 777 Evening Street, Worthington, OH  7:30 pm

 

Oct. 19            Remmington Ryde with opening act Almost Famous at the Pennyroyal Opera House, I-70 at Exit 198 in Fairview, OH  Doors open at 5.  Music begins at 7.  Info: 740-827-0957.

 

Oct. 19            Kauffman Road Bluegrass at Boondocks,,Cardington, OH  9 pm

 

Oct. 19            Open Highway at the Apple Butter Stirin’ Festival, Coshocton, OH  1-6 pm

 

Oct. 19            Other Brothers at the Bluegrass Happy Hour, Byrnes Pub, 1248 West 3rd Ave., in the Grandview area of Columbus, 7-9 pm

 

Oct. 20            The Jerry Douglas Band at the Victoria Theater, 138 North Main Street, Dayton, OH  8 pm

 

Oct. 20            The Wayfarers at the Apple Butter Stirin’ Festival, Coshocton, OH  11:15- 12 noon and 1:30-2:30 pm

 

Oct. 20            Vertical Limit, Matt Efaw & Rural Free Delivery and Ottawa County at Bluegrass Junction, Shalersville Town Hall, at the corner of State Routes 44 & 303 in Shalersville, OH.  Doors open at 6.  Music from 7-11 pm

 

Oct. 20            New Balance at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH  Doors open at 4.  Music begins at 5 pm.

 

Oct. 20            Open Highway at the Bluegrass Opry Barn, 9461 St. Rt. 66, Oakwood, OH  7-10 pm

 

Oct. 21            Chestnut Ridge at Apple Butter Stir’n Festival, Roscoe Village, 600 N Whitewoman St, Coshocton 10:15 am

 

Oct. 21            Vernon McIntyre's Appalachian Grass  at Miami and Erie Canal Towpath Trail, Memorial Park, 228 E. south Street, St. Marys, OH  2-4:30 pm

 

Oct. 25            Dan Tyminski at the Kent Stage, 175 East Main Street, Kent, OH  8 pm

 

Oct. 26            Dan Tyminski at the Midland Theater, 36 N. Park Place, Newark, OH  8 pm

 

Oct. 27            Dailey and Vincent at Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 10700 State Route 118, Van Wert, OH  7 pm

 

Oct. 27            PJ Abbott & Showtime at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH  Doors open at 4.  Music begins at 5 pm.

 

Oct. 27            Three Rivers Bluegrass and Team for Life Alana present Open Highway at the Coshocton Village Inn and Suites, 115 N. Water Street, Coshocton, OH  Music begins at 7pm  Info:  740-498-8456 (Saturday)

 

Oct. 27            Wills Creek and Friends (Kevin Prater and John Keith) at Canal Days, 23352 Canal Road, Circleville, OH  Two shows.  11 am and 2 pm.  Nov. 2         Little Roy and Lizzy Show with opening act Sugar Creek at Flowers Hall, 344 Darla Drive, Hanover, OH  7 pm

 

Nov. 2              David Davis and the Warrior River Boys with opening act Windy Ridge with Sam Brookover at the Pennyroyal Opera House, I-70 at Exit 198 in Fairview, OH  Doors open at 5.  Music begins at 7.  Info: 740-827-0957.

 

Nov. 2              Dailey and Vincent at Miami University’s Dave Finkelman Auditorium, 4200 University Blvd., Middletown, OH  7:30 pm

 

Nov. 2              Summer Brooke and Mountain Faith at the Dutch Valley Ohio Star Theater, 1387 Old State Route 39, Sugarcreek, OH  7 pm

 

Nov. 2              Other Brothers at the Bluegrass Happy Hour, Byrnes Pub, 1248 West 3rd Ave., in the Grandview area of Columbus, 7-9 pm

 

Nov. 2              Coal Cave Holler Boys at Woodlands Tavern, 1200 West 3rd Ave., Columbus, OH  6 pm

 

Nov. 2              Rumpke Mountain Boys with the Restless String Band at Woodlands Tavern, 1200 West 3rd Ave., Columbus, OH  8 pm

 

Nov. 3              Berachah Valley at the Clifton Opera House, 5 South Clay Street, Clifton, OH   Doors open at 7 pm.  Music begins at 7:30.  Info 937-767-1767

 

Nov. 3              The Kevin Prater Band at the Bluegrass Opry Barn, 9461 Sr 66, Oakwood, OH  7:00 pm  Info: 419-594-2816

 

Nov. 3              Town Mountain at the GAR Music Hall, 1200 Main Street, Pennisula, OH  8 pm

 

Nov. 3              Kenny Stinson and Perfect Tym’n  at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH  Doors open at 4.  Music begins at 5 pm.

 

Nov. 4              The Kevin Prater Band at the Pharisburg United Methodist Church, 13317 SR 347, Marysville, OH  7 pm

 

Nov. 9              Hot Rize at the People’s Bank Theater, 222 Putnam Street, Marietta, OH  8 pm
 

Nov. 9              Gipson and Fitz at the Bluegrass Happy Hour, Byrnes Pub, 1248 West 3rd Ave., in the Grandview area of Columbus, 7-9 pm

 

Nov. 9              The Tillers with Fox N Hounds at Woodlands Tavern, 1200 W. 3rd Ave., Columbus, OH  8 pm

 

Nov. 9-10        Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival at the Roberts Center, I-71 and Rt. 68 in Wilmington, Oh  featuring Fri. Carolina Blue, Special Consensus, Darrin and Brooke Aldridge, The Grascals, Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers and  Paul Williams.  Saturday The Garrett Newton Band, Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper, Larry Cordle, Jerry Salley, Carl Jackson & Bradley Walker perfoming a gospel set, Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers, Lorraine Jordan and Carolina Road and Flatt Lonesome.   Music begins Friday and Saturday at 12 noon.  See web site for show times and other information. 

 

Nov. 10            Edgar Loudermilk Band featuring Jeff Autry at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, Mt. Sterling, OH  6 pm

 

Nov. 11            Hot Rize at the Kent Stage, 175 East Main Street, Kent, OH  7:30 pm  Info: 877-582-9297

 

Nov. 11            Berachah Valley at Moon City Even Center, 1208 Lunar Drive, Wapakoneta, OH  3 pm

 

Nov. 15            Grassinine at Woodlands Tavern, 1200 West 3rd Ave., Columbus, OH  7 pm

 

Nov. 16            Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers with opening act Short Line Junction at the Pennyroyal Opera House, I-70 at Exit 198 in Fairview, OH  Doors open at 5.  Music begins at 7.  Info: 740-827-0957.

 

Nov. 16            Strung Up at the Bluegrass Happy Hour, Byrnes Pub, 1248 West 3rd Ave., in the Grandview area of Columbus, 7-9 pm

 

Nov. 17            Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers at the Clifton Opera House, 5 South Clay Street, Clifton, OH   Doors open at 7 pm.  Music begins at 7:30.  Info 937-767-1767

 

Nov. 17            The Wayfarers at the Ohio Valley Opry, 15 West Main Street, McConnelsville, OH  7:00 pm

 

Nov. 17            Vertical Limit, Hidden Drive and Anthony Prater & The Ramblers at Bluegrass Junction, Shalersville Town Hall, at the corner of State Routes 44 & 303 in Shalersville, OH.  Doors open at 6.  Music from 7-11 pm

 

Nov. 17            Billy Renee Johnson & Cumberland Gap at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH  Doors open at 4.  Music begins at 5 pm.

 

Nov,. 17           Vern McIntyre and Apalachian Grass at the Bluegrass Opry Barn 9461 St. Rt. 66, Oakwood, OH  7-10 pm

 

Nov. 23            Berachah Valley at Dayton’s Gra;nd Illumination Holiday Festival, Courthouse Square, Dayton, OH  5 pm

 

Nov. 23            7 Mile Bluegrass Band at the Bluegrass Happy Hour, Byrnes Pub, 1248 West 3rd Ave., in the Grandview area of Columbus, 7-9 pm

 

Nov. 24            Fox N Hounds Bluegrass at Weasel Boy Brewing, 126 Muskingum Ave., Zanesville, OH  8 pm

 

Nov. 30            The Clay Hess Band with opening act Jonah Riddle and Carolina Express at the Pennyroyal Opera House, I-70 at Exit 198 in Fairview, OH  Doors open at 5.  Music begins at 7.  Info: 740-827-0957.

 

Nov. 30            Tom Ewing and Friends at the Bluegrass Happy Hour, Byrnes Pub, 1248 West 3rd Ave., in the Grandview area of Columbus, 7-9 pm

 

Dec. 1              Fox N Hounds Bluegrass at Plain Folks Cafe, 10177 Ohio Rt. 132, Pleasant Plain, OH  7 pm

 

Dec. 1              Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder at the Ohio Valley Opry, 15 West Main Street, McConnelsville, OH  7 pm

 

Dec. 1              Grassahol at the Rambling House Soda Shop, 310 East Hudson Street, 9- Midnight

 

Dec. 1              Ottawa County Bluegrass at the Bluegrass Opry Barn, 9461 St. Rt. 66, Oakwood, OH  7-10 pm

 

Dec. 7              The Grascals with opening act Backwoods Boogie Grass Band at the Pennyroyal Opera House, I-70 at Exit 198 in Fairview, OH  Doors open at 5.  Music begins at 7.  Info: 740-827-0957.

 

Dec. 7              Other Brothers at the Bluegrass Happy Hour, Byrnes Pub, 1248 West 3rd Ave., in the Grandview area of Columbus, 7-9 pm

 

Dec. 7              Donna Ullise at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH  Doors open at 6.  Music begins at 7 pm.

 

Dec. 8              The Wayfarers at the Weasal Boy Brewing Company, 126 Muskingum Ave., Zanesville, OH  7:00 pm

 

Dec. 8              Strung Up at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH  5-7 pm

 

Dec. 14            Northwest Territory Bluegrass Band with opening act the Allegheny Drifters at the Pennyroyal Opera House, I-70 at Exit 198 in Fairview, OH  Doors open at 5.  Music begins at 7.  Info: 740-827-0957.

 

Dec. 14            Berachah Valley at the Bellhop Cafe, 26 N. West Street, Bellbrook, OH  7:00 pm

 

Dec. 15            Open Highway at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH  Doors open at 4.  Music begins at 5 pm.

 

Dec. 22            Three Rivers Bluegrass and Team for Life Alana present Anthony Prater and the Rambers at the Coshocton Village Inn and Suites, 115 N. Water Street, Coshocton, OH  Music begins at 7pm  Info:  740-498-8456 (Saturday)

 

Dec. 29            String Therapy at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH  Doors open at 4.  Music begins at 5 pm.

 

Happy 2019

 

Jan. 11            Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers at the Marysville Winter Bluegrass Series, First United Methodist Church, 207 S. Court Street, Marysville, OH  Doors open at 6.  Music begins at 7

 

Jan. 12            Ralph Stanley II & The Clinch Mountain Boys at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 E. Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH  5:00 pm

 

Jan. 18            Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper Pennyroyal Opera House, I-70 at Exit 198, Fairview, OH  7pm.  Info: 740-492-0375

 

Jan. 18            Strung Up at Three Tigers Brewery, 140 N. Prospect Street, Granville, OH  9-Midnight

 

Jan. 19            Vertical Limit, Matheson Family Pride and Lost & Lonesome at Bluegrass Junction, Shalersville Town Hall, at the corner of State Routes 44 & 303 in Shalersville, OH.  Doors open at 6.  Music from 7-11 pm

 

Jan. 19            The Hamiltons at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH  Doors open at 4.  Music begins at 5 pm.

 

Jan.26             Midnight Storm at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH  Doors open at 4.  Music begins at 5 pm.

 

Feb. 3              Strung Up at Combustion Brewery, 80 West Church Street, Pickerington, OH  7-9 pm

 

Feb. 16            Vertical Limit, Caney Creek and Limited Edition at Bluegrass Junction, Shalersville Town Hall, at the corner of State Routes 44 & 303 in Shalersville, OH.  Doors open at 6.  Music from 7-11 pm

 

Feb. 22            Larry Stephenson at the Marysville Winter Bluegrass Series, First United Methodist Church, 207 S. Court Street, Marysville, OH  Doors open at 6.  Music begins at 7

 

Mar. 2              Summer Brook and Mountain Faith at Centerville High School, 500 East Franklin Street, Centerville, OH  7 pm

 

Mar. 22            The Gibson Brothers at the Marysville Winter Bluegrass Series, First United Methodist Church, 207 S. Court Street, Marysville, OH  Doors open at 6.  Music begins at 7

 

Mar. 29 & 30   Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival at the Roberts Center, I-71 and US Route 68 in Wilmington, OH  Featuring Friday Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers, Dailey & Vincent, David Parmley & the Cardinal Tradition, Donna Ulise & The Poor Mountain Boys and Chosen Road.  Saturday Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers, The Malpass Brothers, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, High Fidelity and the Po’ Ramblin’ Boys. 

 

Mar. 30            Red Dust Mountain Boys, Highway 57 and Jimmy Haynes Acoustic Age Bluegrass at Bluegrass Junction, Shalersville Town Hall, at the corner of State Routes 44 & 303 in Shalersville, OH.  Doors open at 6.  Music from 7-11 pm

 

Apr. 5              The Kevin Prater Band at Moon City, 1208 Lunar Drive, Wapakoneta, OH  7 pm.  Info: 567-204-0929

 

Apr. 12            Becky Buller Band at the Pennyroyal Opera House, I-70 at Exit 179 in Fairview, OH  7 pm

 

Apr. 20            The Bluegrass Mountaineers and Open Highway Bluegrass at Bluegrass Junction, Shalersville Town Hall, at the corner of State Routes 44 & 303 in Shalersville, OH.  Doors open at 6.  Music from 7-11 pm

 

Apr. 26            Rhonda Vincent and the Rage at the Marysville Winter Bluegrass Series, First United Methodist Church, 207 S. Court Street, Marysville, OH  Doors open at 6.  Music begins at 7.

 

May 18            Red Dust Mountain Boys, Young & Blue and Buck & Company at Bluegrass Junction, Shalersville Town Hall, at the corner of State Routes 44 & 303 in Shalersville, OH.  Doors open at 6.  Music from 7-11 pm.

 

July 18-20       Mitch and Cindy’s Bluegrass Jamboree, Trumbull County Fairgrounds, Cortland, OH  Featuring Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out, Clay Hess Band, Out of Mind Bluegrass Band, Midnight Storm, Kyle Jarvis and IIIrd Generation, Echo Valley, Young & Blue and Caney Creek.  Details to come.  Info:  330-770-9511

 

 Aug. 4             Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers at Live on the Mountain, Sugarloaf Mountain Amplitheater, Chillocothe, OH  6 pm