Bluegrass Ramble Concert schedule

WOSU 89.7 Bluegrass Ramble                                                                                   Bluegrass Music Showdates. Last Updated Nov. 13, 2017  

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

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.  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, 2017l)

  Every Sat.       Randy Thomas with the Sweetwater Band 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

 

Shows with Specific Dates

 

Nov. 15            The Travelin’ McCourys City Jam highlighting local talent at Woodland’s Tavern, 1200 West Third Ave., Columbus.  7 pm 

 

Nov. 15            An evening with Robbie Fulks at Natalie’s Coal Fired Pizza, 5601 N. High Street, Worthington 9 pm

 

Nov. 16            The Kevin Prater Gospel Band at the Pharisburg United Methodist Church, 13317 SR 347, Marysville, OH  7 pm (Thursday)

 

Nov. 16            Open Highway at the Loose Rail Brewing Co., 37 West Waterloo, Canal Winchester, OH  7-9:30 pm

 

Nov. 17            The Kevin Prater Band at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 West 3rd Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus.  7-9 pm  (Friday)

 

Nov. 17            Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers with opening act Blue Steel at the Pennyroyal Opera House, just off I-70 at Exit 198 in Fairview, OH  7:00 pm

 

Nov. 17            Sierra Hull at The Holland Theater, 127 East Columbus Ave., Bellefontaine, OH  7:30 pm

 

Nov. 17            The Wayfarers at the Harvest Moon Craft Kitchen, 7 North High Street, Canal Winchester, OH 7 pm

 

Nov. 17            IIIrd Tyme Out at the Paxton Theater, 133 East Main Street, Bainbridge, OH  7:00 pm

 

Nov. 17            Evan Lanier and the Bluegrass Express at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH  7 pm

 

Nov. 18            The Kevin Prater Band at the Bluegrass Opry Barn, 9461 SR 66, Oakwood, OH  7 pm

 

Nov. 18            Sierra Hull at Miami University Hamilton Campus, Parrish Auditorium, 1601 University Blvd., Hamilton, Oh  Information 513 727-3412

 

Nov. 18            The Wayfarers at the Ohio Valley Opry, 15 West Main Street, McConnelsville, OH  6 pm

 

Nov. 18            Hammertown at the Mountaineer Opry House, Milton Exit of I-64 in Milton, WV.  7:30 pm

 

Nov. 18            Fox N Hounds w/The Tillers and Erika Hughes & the Well Mannered at Woodlands Tavern, 1200 West 3rd Ave., Columbus, OH  8 pm  Info: 614-299-4987

 

Nov. 18            The Wayfarers at the Ohio Valley Opry, Twin City Opry House, 15 West Main Street, McConnelsville, OH  7 pm

 

Nov. 19            The Kevin Prater Band playing at "Music With A Mission" at Barnegie Hall, 31950 Krebs Road, Avon Lake, Ohio  44012.   4 pm.  Donation for admission.  Information Marilyn@musicmissioninc.com or 216-407-0601 or www.musiconamission.com

 

Nov. 24            The Kevin Prater Band at Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 N. High Street, Mt. Sterling, OH  7 pm.  Info: 614-323-6938.

 

Nov. 24            Grassahol at the Rambling House Soda Shop, 310 East Hudson Street, Columbus, Oh  9 pm

 

Nov. 24            7 Mile Bluegrass at Byrne’s Pub Bluegrass Happy Hour, 1248 West 3rd Ave., Columbus, OH  7-9 pm

 

Nov. 25            Three Rivers Bluegrass and Team for Life Alana present To Be Announced at the Coshocton Village Inn and Suites, 115 N. Water Street, Coshocton, OH  Music from 7-9 pm followed by an open jam until 11 pm.  Info:  740-498-8456 (Saturday)

 

Nov. 25            Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers at the Mountaineer Opry House, Milton Exit of I-64 in Milton, WV.  7:30 pm

 

Nov. 25            The Hambden Grange Bluegrass Jamboree, 9778 Old State Road, Chardon, OH  presents Matt Efaw & RFD and the Red Dust Mountain Boys & Rambllin’ Mountain.  Doors open at 6.  Music Begins at 7.  Info: 330-240-1904

 

Nov. 25            Fox N Hounds at Weasel Boy Brewing, 126 Muskingum Ave., Zanesville, OH  8 pm  Free

 

Nov. 26            A John Hartford tribute featuring Tony Ellis, Paul Brown, Tom Zinser, Adam Schlenker and Andy Carlson at Natalie’s Coal Fired Pizza, 5601 North High Street, Worthington, OH  Info: 614-436-COAL

 

Dec. 1              The Boxcars with opening act Timberline Band at the Pennyroyal Opera House, just off I-70 at Exit 198 in Fairview, OH  7:00 pm

 

Dec. 1              Open Highway at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH  7 pm

 

Dec. 2              The Boxcars at the Mountaineer Opry House, Milton Exit of I-64 in Milton, WV.  7:30 pm

 

Dec. 2              Bluegrass Saturday Night at Johnson Community Center 800 Gilmer Rd., Leavettsburg, OH  presents Family Pride and Coney Carver & Rainbow Valley Boys.  Doors open at 6, music begins at 7.  Info: 330-240-1904

 

Dec. 2              Out of Mind Bluegrass Band at American Legion Post 144, 3253 South High Street, Columbus, OH  7-11 pm

 

Dec. 2              David Parmley and the Cardinal Tradition at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 N. High Street, Mt. Sterling, OH  Doors open at 5:30.  Music at 7 pm.  Info: 614-323-6938.

 

Dec. 3              Donna Ulisse presenting her Christmas Show at Wesley Community Chapel, 17333 Chapel Road, Newcomerstown, OH  2:00 pm  Info: 740-498-7028

 

Dec. 8              The Grascals with opening act The Red Brush Band at the Pennyroyal Opera House, just off I-70 at Exit 198 in Fairview, OH  7:00 pm

 

Dec. 8              Strung Up at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 West 3rd Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus.  7-9 pm

 

Dec. 8              The Wayfarers at the Bootleg Bar, 31 West Church Street, Newark, OH  8 pm

 

Dec. 8              Denison University Bluegrass Ensemble Concert, Swasey Chapel, Denison University Campus, 200 Chapel Drive, Granville, OH  Free.  Info: 740-587-6220

 

Dec. 9              Circa Blue at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH  7 pm (Christmas Show)

 

Dec. 9              The Grascals at the Mountaineer Opry House, Milton Exit of I-64 in Milton, WV.  7:30 pm

 

Dec. 9              The Wayfarers at Loose Rail Brewing, 37 West Waterloo Street, Canal Winchester, OH  8 pm

 

Dec. 9              Central Ohio Bluegrass Association presents 7 Mile Bluegrass Band at the Grace Chapel Community Church Recreation Hall, 7798 Big Walnut Road, Westerville, OH  Doors open at 5:30 with an open jam, house band plays from 6-7 and feature band begins at 7 pm. 

 

Dec. 15            Nothing Fancy with opening act the Calabogie Road Bluegrass  at the Pennyroyal Opera House, just off I-70 at Exit 198 in Fairview, OH  7:00 pm

 

Dec. 15            Mad River Rail Road at Byrne’s Pub Bluegrass Happy Hour, West 3rd Ave., in the Grandview area of Columbus.  7-9 pm

 

Dec. 15            Fox N Hounds at the Rambling House Soda Shop, 310 East Hudson Street, Columbus, OH  9 pm

 

Dec. 16            Strung Up at the Loose Rail Brewery, 37 West Waterloo Street, Canal Winchester, OH  7-9 pm

 

Dec. 16            Lonesome Meadow at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH  7 pm

 

Dec. 22            Perennial Rye at the Rambling House Soda Shop, 310 East Hudson Street, Columbus, OH  9pm

 

Dec. 22            7 Mile Bluegrass at Byrne’s Pub Bluegrass Happy Hour, 1248 West 3rd Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus.  7-9 pm

 

Dec. 23            Three Rivers Bluegrass and Team for Life Alana present To Be Announced at the Coshocton Village Inn and Suites, 115 N. Water Street, Coshocton, OH  Music from 7-9 pm followed by an open jam until 11 pm.  Info:  740-498-8456 (Saturday)

 

Dec. 29            Grassahol at Byrne’s Pub Bluegrass Happy Hour, 1248 West Third Ave., in the Grandview area of Columbus, OH 7-9p.

 

Dec. 28            The Wayfarers at Weasel Boy Brewing, 126 Muskingum Ave., Zanesville, OH   8 pm

 

Dec. 30            Sourthridge Band at the Mountaineer Opry House, Milton Exit of I-64 in Milton, WV.  7:30 pm

 

Happy New Year 2018

 

Jan. 6              Bluegrass Saturday Night at Johnson Community Center 800 Gilmer Rd., Leavettsburg, OH  presents Hidden Drive and Matt Efaw & RFD.  Doors open at 6, music begins at 7.  Info: 330-240-1904

 

Jan 12             Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers at the Marysville Winter Bluegrass Series, First United Methodist Church, Burnside Family Life Center, 207 South Court Street, Marysville, OH  Doors open at 6.  Music begins at 7 pm  Info: 937-642-9324

 

Jan. 12-13       Bluegrass in Superclass at the Holiday Inn French Quarter, 10630 Freemont Pike (US 20 off I-75) Perrysburg, OH  Friday featuring the Jesse Alexander Band, Chris Henry and Hardcore Grass, Harbortown, Randall Hibbits and the
Little Roy and Lizzy Show.  Saturday Larry Efaw and the Bluegrass Mountaineers, Caney Creek, Ottawa County, Remmington Ryde and Rhonda Vincent & The Rage.  Music begins both days at 1 pm.  Info: 330-645-1542

 

Jan. 14            Rhonda Vincent and the Rage at Stuart’s Opera House, Public Square, Nelsonville, OH  3 pm

 

Jan. 19            Strung Up at the Bluegrass Happy Hour, Byrnes Pub, 1248 West 3rd Ave. in the Grandview are of Columbus.  7-9 pm

 

Jan. 20            Rhonda Vincent and the Rage at the Darke County Center for the Arts, St. Clair Memorial Hall, 215 W. 4th Street, Greenville, OH  Doors open at 7:30.  Music at 8 pm

 

Jan. 20            The Wayfarers at the AAA Great Vacations Travel Expo, Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH  2 pm

 

Jan. 26            Flatt Lonesome at the Palace Theater, 276 West Center Street, Marion, OH 8 pm  Info: 740-383-2102

 

Jan. 27            The Hambden Grange Bluegrass Jamboree, 9778 Old State Road, Chardon, OH  presents Mountain Harmony and Backwoods Bluegrass.  Doors open at 6.  Music Begins at 7.  Info: 330-240-1904

 

Jan.27             Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver along with Habrotown and Larry Efaw & The Bluegrass Mountaineers at the OJ Work Auditorium, 151 Main Street, Wadsworth, OH  Info: 330-645-1542

 

Feb. 3              Bluegrass Saturday Night at Johnson Community Center 800 Gilmer Rd., Leavettsburg, OH  presents Red Dust Mountain Boys and Lost-N-Lonesome.  Doors open at 6, music begins at 7.  Info: 330-240-1904

 

Feb. 4              Strung Up at the Combustion Brewery, 80 W. Church Street, Pickerington, OH  4-9 pm

 

Feb. 9              Mark White and Truegrass at the Bluegrass Happy Hour, Byrne’s Pub, 1248 West 3rd Ave in the Grandview area of Columbus.  7-9 pm

 

Feb. 16            Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver at the Marysville Winter Bluegrass Series, First United Methodist Church, Burnside Family Life Center, 207 South Court Street, Marysville, OH  Doors open at 6.  Music begins at 7 pm  Info: 937-642-9324

 

Feb. 17            Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers along with Vertical Limit and Larry Efaw & The Bluegrass Mountaineers at the OJ Work Auditorium, 151 Main Street, Wadsworth, OH  Info: 330-645-1542

 

Feb. 24            The Grascals at the Majestic Theater, 45 E. Second Street, Chillicothe, OH  7 pm

 

Feb. 24            The Hambden Grange Bluegrass Jamboree, 9778 Old State Road, Chardon, OH  presents Family Pride and Vertical Limit.  Doors open at 6.  Music Begins at 7.  Info: 330-240-1904

 

Mar. 2              The Wayfarers at the Rambling House Soda Pop, 310 East Hudson Street, Columbus, Oh  9 pm

 

Mar. 3              Bluegrass Saturday Night at Johnson Community Center 800 Gilmer Rd., Leavettsburg, OH  presents The Ramblers and Lloyd Blevins & Ramblin’ Mountain.  Doors open at 6, music begins at 7.  Info: 330-240-1904

 

Mar. 16            Balsam Range at the Marysville Winter Bluegrass Series, First United Methodist Church, Burnside Family Life Center, 207 South Court Street, Marysville, OH  Doors open at 6.  Music begins at 7 pm  Info: 937-642-9324

 

Mar. 23-24       Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival, Roberts Center, I-71 and US Route 68 Wilmington Exit.  Featuring Friday The Price Sisters, The Little Roy and Lizzy Show, Art Stevenson and High Water, Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers and Rhonda Vincent & The Rage.  Saturday Art Stevenson and High Water, Po’ Ramblin’ Boys, Nothin’ Fancy, Primitive Quartet, Joe Mullins & the Radion Ramblers and Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder.  Doors open at 10 and music begins at noon.

 

Mar. 24            The Hambden Grange Bluegrass Jamboree, 9778 Old State Road, Chardon, OH  presents Ottawa County and Hwy 57.  Doors open at 6.  Music Begins at 7.  Info: 330-240-1904

 

Mar. 24            Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice along with Caney Creek and Larry Efaw & The Bluegrass Mountaineers at the OJ Work Auditorium, 151 Main Street, Wadsworth, OH  Info: 330-645-1542

 

Apr. 7              Bluegrass Saturday Night at Johnson Community Center 800 Gilmer Rd., Leavettsburg, OH  presents Vertical Limit and Caney Creek.  Doors open at 6, music begins at 7.  Info: 330-240-1904

 

Apr. 13            Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers at the Cedarville Opera House, 70 North Main Street, Cedarville, OH  Time TBA

 

Apr. 14            Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver at Miami University Hamilton Campus, Parrish Auditorium, 1601 University Blvd., Hamilton, Oh  Info: 513 727-3412

 

Apr, 21            Audie Blaylock and Redline at the Holland Theater, 127 E. Columbus Ave., Bellefontaine, OH  7:30 pm

 

Apr. 27            Dailey and Vincent at the Marysville Winter Bluegrass Series, First United Methodist Church, Burnside Family Life Center, 207 South Court Street, Marysville, OH  Doors open at 6.  Music begins at 7 pm  Info: 937-642-9324

 

Apr. 28            The Hambden Grange Bluegrass Jamboree, 9778 Old State Road, Chardon, OH  presents M & M Express and Young-N- Blue.  Doors open at 6.  Music Begins at 7.  Info: 330-240-1904

 

Apr. 28            Rhonda Vincent and the Rage along with Ottawa County and Larry Efaw &  The Bluegrass Mountaineers at the OJ Work Auditorium, 151 Main Street, Wadsworth, OH  Info: 330-645-1542

 

Apr. 29            The Wayfarers at the National Road-Zane Grey Museum, 8850 East Pike, Norwich, OH  7 pm

May 5              Bluegrass Saturday Night at Johnson Community Center 800 Gilmer Rd., Leavettsburg, OH  presents Hwy 57 and the Bluegrass Mountaineers.  Doors open at 6, music begins at 7.  Info: 330-240-1904

 

May 14            Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers at LaComedia, 765 W. Central Ave., Springboro, OH  Time and ticket information at 800-677-9505

 

May 26            The Hambden Grange Bluegrass Jamboree, 9778 Old State Road, Chardon, OH  presents South 79 and Lost & Lonesome.  Doors open at 6.  Music Begins at 7.  Info: 330-240-1904

 

June 6-9          Bluegrass in the Hills at Mickey’s Mountain, 88101 Ford Road, Hopedale, OH.  Wednesday: Larry Gillis, Matt and DeAnna Efaw, Awesome Possum, Bluegrass 101, Calvin and Ruth Mickey’s Mountain Pickers.  Thursday: Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show, Dry Branch Fire Squad, Kody Norris Show, Bluegrass Martins, Nothin’ Fancy, Larry Gillis and the Moron Brothers, Friday: David Davis & The Warrior River Boys, Dry Branch Fire Squad, Darrell Webb Band. Deeper Shade of Blue, Remington Ryde,  Gary Waldrep Band and Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice. Saturday: Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, David Parmley & Cardinal Tradition, Little Roy & Lizzy Show, Dave Adkins Band, J.R. Davis & The Bridge, Remington Ryde, The Churchmen and Billy Droze.  Music begins daily at 12 noon. 

 

June 17           Rhonda Vincent and the Rage at the Sugarloaf Mountain Amplitheater, 5968 Marietta Rd., Chillicothe, OH  7 pm

 

June 22-23      Pioneer Bluegrass Festival, 1809 Middle Road, Pierpoint, OH  Featuring Anthony Prater & The Ramblers, Hidden Drive, Caney Creek, The Bluegrass Mountaineers and the Red Dust Mountain Boys.  Music begins Friday at 7 pm.  Saturday at 1 pm.  Info: 330-240-1904

 

July 8               The Del McCoury Band at the Sugarloaf Mountain Amplitheater, 5968 Marietta Rd., Chillicothe, OH  7 pm

 

Aug. 21-25      Mansfield Jam Fest at the Richland County Fairgrounds, 750 North Home Road, Mansfield, OH  Featuring The Band of Ruhks, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Hammertowne, Caney Creek, Dana Cupp & the Barstool Boys, South 79, Larry Efaw and the Bluegrass Mountaineers, Harbourtown, Ottawa County, Smith Brothers, Grassholes, Hwy 57, Anthony Prater and the Ramblers, Copus Hill and Acoustic Edge.  Plus a Stanely Brothers Tribute and a Dave Evans Tribute.  Times and schedule to be announced.  Info: www.mansfieldjamfest.com