Bluegrass Ramble Concert schedule

WOSU 89.7 Bluegrass Ramble

Bluegrass Music Showdates

Last Update March 9, 2020

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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PLEASE NOTE: NEARLY ALL EVENTS THROUGH MAY HAVE BEEN CANCELLED OR POSTPONED. PLEASE CHECK WITH THE EVENT ORGANIZER BEFORE MAKING PLANS TO ATTEND

Standing Events & Jams

Old Time Jam every Sunday evening at the Rambling House, 310 East Hudson Street, Columbus .  Begins at 7:00 pm.  Also a Bluegrass jam every Thursday from 7-9 pm.  Info:  614-468-3415

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 

  Every Sat.       Live Bluegrass music at Lois Mann’s Restaurant, 1904 South High Street, Columbus.  6-9 pm    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

 

Mar. 13        Larry Stephenson at the Pennyroyal Opera House, I-70 at Exit 178, Fairview, OH 7 pm.

Mar. 13        Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH Music begins at 6:30 pm. Doors open an hour before the show.pm

Mar. 13        Grassinine at Byrne’s Pub Bluegrass Happy Hour, 1248 West 3rd Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus, 7-9 pm

Mar. 13-14   4th Annual Ohio Winter Bluegrass Weekend, at the historic Lafayette Hotel in downtown Marietta, OH featuring The Clay Hess Band, New County Grass, Heather and Tony Mabe, Kauffman Road Bluegrass Band, Kyle Jarvis & IIIrd Generation and Randy Murphy & Nowhere Bound. Info for times and schedule 740-331-0802

Mar. 14        7 Mile Bluegrass at the Central Ohio Bluegrass Association, Grace Community Chapel, Big Walnut Road, Westerville, OH 4 pm

Mar. 20        Junior Sisk Band at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH Music begins at 6:30 pm. Doors open an hour before the show.

Mar. 20        Hammertown at the Pennyroyal Opera House, I-70 at Exit 178, Fairview, OH 7 pm.

Mar. 20        Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper at the Marysville Winter Bluegrass Series, United Methodist Church, 207 S. Court Street, Marysville, OH 7 pm

Mar. 21        Halfway to Mansfield Jamfest featuring the Junior Sisk Band, Caney Creek, Kyle Jarvis & IIIrd Generation, Ottawa County, Acoustic Edge and Echo Valley at the Richland County Fairgrounds, John Hartz Building, Mansfield, OH Doors open at 3. Music begins at 6

Mar. 21        Crabgrass at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH Music begins at 4:30 pm. Doors open an hour before the show.

Mar. 21        Steep Canyon Rangers at the Miami University Middletown Campus, Dave Finkelman Auditorium, 4200 N. University Blvd., Middletown, OH  7 pm

Mar. 22        Steep Canyon Rangers at the People’s Bank Theater, 222 Putnam Street, Marietta, OH 3 pm

Mar. 27        The Kevin Prater Band at Three Tigers Brewing, 140 Prospect, Granville, Ohio FREE Admission

Mar. 27        Sideline at the Pennyroyal Opera House, I-70 at Exit 178, Fairview, OH 7 pm.

Mar. 27        Barachah Valley at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH Music begins at 6:30 pm. Doors open an hour before the show.

Mar. 27-28   Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival at the Roberts Center, I-71 at the Rt. 68 exit. Entertainment includes Friday Rhonda Vincent and the Rage, Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers, The Little Roy and Lizzie Show, Volume 5 and the Kevin Prater Band. Saturday Blue Highway, Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers, The Primitive Quartet, Newtown, Carolina Blue and the East Tennessee State University Bluegrass Pride Band. Doors open at 10 each day.

Mar. 28        The Churchmen at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH Music begins at 4:30 pm. Doors open an hour before the show.

Mar. 28        Highway 57 and South 79 at the Hambden Grange Bluegrass Jamboree, 9778 Old State Road, Charden, OH Music begins at 6:30 pm. Doors open an hour before the show.pm.

Mar. 28        Three Rivers Bluegrass for "Team Alana Relay-For-Life" present The Kevin Prater Band at the Newcomerstown Historical Society, 213 & 221 West Canal Street, Newcomerstown, OH 7 pm

Mar. 28        CANCELLED. The Kevin Prater Band at the Harmony Barn, 612 N. Center Street, LaGrange, Oh 7 pm

Apr. 3          Edgar Loudermilk at the Pennyroyal Opera House, I-70 at Exit 178, Fairview, OH 7 pm.

Apr. 3          The Coal Cave Holler Boys at Loose Rail Brewing, 37 W. Waterloo Street, Canal Winchester, OH 7 pm

Apr. 4          Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers at Stuart’s Opera House, Town Square, Nelsonville, OH 7:30 pm

Apr. 4          Vertical Limit and Caney Creek at Bluegrass Saturday Night, Johnson Community Center, 800 Gilmer Road, Leavettsburg, OH 7 pm

Apr. 4          The Alex Leach Band at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH Music begins at 4:30 pm. Doors open an hour before the show.

Apr. 5          Sideline at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH Special Sunday show. Music begins at 4 pm

Apr. 10        Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper at the Pennyroyal Opera House, I-70 at Exit 178, Fairview, OH 7 pm.

Apr. 11        Sawmill Ridge at the Central Ohio Bluegrass Association, Grace Community Chapel, Big Walnut Road, Westerville, OH 4 pm

Apr. 11        The Price Sisters at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH Music begins at 4:30 pm. Doors open an hour before the show.

Apr. 16        Infamous Stringdusters at the House of Blues, 308 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, Oh  7 pm

Apr. 17        Remington Ryde at Nickel Valley Resorts, 33900 CR68, Frazeysburg, OH 7 pm Free

Apr. 17        Iron Horse at the Pennyroyal Opera House, I-70 at Exit 178, Fairview, OH 7 pm.

Apr. 17        Tony Hale and Blackwater at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH Music begins at 6:30 pm. Doors open an hour before the show.

Apr. 18        The Coal Cave Holler Boys at Ag Days, Hocking County Fairgrounds, 150 N Homer Ave., Logan, OH 1 pm

Apr. 18        Chosen Road at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH Music begins at 4:30 pm. Doors open an hour before the show.

Apr. 18        Remmington Ryde at Shalersville Town Hall, 9090 OH 44, Shalersville, OH 7 pm

Apr. 18        The Wayfarers at the Combustion Brewery and Taproom, 80 West Church Street, Pickerington, OH 3 pm

Apr. 18        Larry Sparks and Bobby Osborne at the Dayton Masonic Center, 525 West Riverview, Ave., Dayton, OH  7 pm

Apr. 23        Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley at the Refectory, 1092 Bethel Road, Columbus, OH  6-9 pm

Apr. 25        The Coal Cave Holler Boys at Loose Rail Brewing, 37 W. Waterloo Street, Canal Winchester, OH 7 pm

Apr. 24        Dailey and Vincent at the Marysville Winter Bluegrass Series, First United Methodist Church, 207 South Court Street, Marysville, OH 7 pm

Apr. 24        Clay Bank at the Pennyroyal Opera House, I-70 at Exit 178, Fairview, OH 7 pm.

Apr. 25        M&M Express and Young N-Blue at the Hambden Grange, 9778 Old State Road, Charden, OH Music begins at 6:30 pm. Doors open an hour before the show.pm.

Apr. 25        Three Rivers Bluegrass for "Team Alana Relay-For-Life" present Three Rivers Bluegrass at the Coshocton Village Inn & Suites, 115 North Water Street, Coshocton, OH 7 pm

Apr. 25        The Grascals and Three Rivers Bluegrass at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH 7-10 pm

May 2          Highway 57 and Backwoods Bluegrass at Bluegrass Saturday Night, Johnson Community Center, 800 Gilmer Road, Leavettsburg, OH 7 pm

May 8          The Kevin Prater Band at the Pennyroyal Opera House, I-70 at Exit 178, Fairview, OH 7pm

May 9          The Kevin Prater Band at Nickel Valley Resorts, 33900 TR 68, Frazeysburg, OH 7 pm

May 9          Three Rivers Bluegrass at the Central Ohio Bluegrass Association, Grace Chapel Community Church, 7798 Big Walnut Road, Westerville, OH 6-8 pm’

May 9          The Coal Cave Holler Boys at Loose Rail Brewing, 37 W. Waterloo Street, Canal Winchester, OH 7 pm

May 15        The Coal Cave Holler Boys at Local Roots, 15 E. Olentangy Street, Powell, OH 7 pm.

May 23        Lost & Lonesome and the Hersel Blevins Band at the Hambden Grange Bluegrass Jamboree, 9778 Old State Road, Charden, OH Music begins at 6:30 pm. Doors open an hour before the show.pm.

May 23        Three Rivers Bluegrass for "Team Alana Relay-For-Life" present Remington Ryde at the Newcomerstown Historical Society, 213 & 221 West Canal Street, Newcomerstown, OH 7 pm

May 23        The Coal Cave Holler Boys at Local Roots, 15 E. Olentangy Street, Powell, OH 7 pm

June 3-6       Bluegrass in the Hills at Mickey’s Mountain, 88101 Ford Road, Hopedale, OH Wednesday Mickey’s Mountain Pickers, Awesome Possum, Bluegrass 101, Larry Stephenson, The Baker Family, The Kody Norris Show. Thursday The Price Sisters, The Edgar Loudermilk Band, Dave Adkins, Remmington Ryde, Nothin’ Fancy and Johnny & Jeanette Williams. Friday Deeper Shade of Blue, The Kevin Prater Band, Junior Sisk w/Chris Smith, Gary Brewer & The Kentucky Ramblers, The Moron Brothers and Larry Gillis. Saturday Rhonda Vincent and the Rage, The Little Roy and Lizzy Show, Echo Valley, The Malpass Brothers, Kim Robbins & 40 Years Late, The Churchmen and Carolina Blue. Bring low back lawn chairs for seating.

June 4-7       WOBO Bluegrass Bash, Clermont County Fairgrounds, Owensville, OH featuring Thursday Slippery Creek, The Bluegrass Outlaws, Shannan Slaughter, Big Country Bluegrass and the Grascals. Friday Kristi Stanley & Running Blind, Ralph Stanley II, Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, and Rhonda Vincent & The Rage. Saturday Fenced In, Larry Efaw & The Bluegrass Mountaineers, Tony Holt & The Wildwood Valley Boys, Hammertown, Loraine Jordan & Carolina Road, The Cleverly’s, Larry Stephenson, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, and the Seldom Scene. Sunday Jerry Salley, Slippery Creek, The Daltons, Larry Efaw & the Bluegrass Mountaineers and Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. Music begins at 4 pm Thursday, 10 am Friday and Saturday and 12 noon Sunday

June 5          The Coal Cave Holler Boys at the Laurelville Fireman’s Festival, Laurelville, Oh 8 pm.

June 5          Old Crow Medicine Show, at Express Live, 405 Neil Ave., Columbus, OH  7 pm

June 12        Gipson and Fitz at Byrne’s Pub Bluegrass Happy Hour, 1248 West 3rd Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus, 7-9 pm

June 20        The Coal Cave Hollow Boys at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH Music begins at 4:30 pm. Doors open an hour before the show.

June 27        Three Rivers Bluegrass for "Team Alana Relay-For-Life" present presents Kauffman Road at the Coshocton Village Inn & Suites, 115 North Water Street, Coshocton, OH 7 pm

July 2-4        Norwalk Music Festival, Huron County Fairgrounds, Norwalk, OH featuring Lorainne Jordan & Carolina Road, Caleb Daugherty, Harbourtwon, Larry Efaw & the Bluegrass Mountaineers, Waters Edge Bluegrass, New Outlook, Breakline, Michigan Mafia String Band, South 79, Ottawa County, Kyle Jarvis & IIIrd Generation, Crabgrass, Red, White & Bluegrass, Bootleg Country Tribute Band. Info: 440-213-8358.

July 8           The Coal Cave Holler Boys at Local Roots, 15 E. Olentangy Street, Powell, OH 7 pm

July 10-11    Poston Lake Bluegrass Festival, 8865 New England Road, Stewart, OH featuring Friday Glenn & Friends, Coal Cave Holler Boys, Red Brush Band, Shortline Junction, 7 Mile Bluegrass and Kauffman Road. Saturday Northwest Territory, Open Rail, Southridge, Forked Run and String Therapy.

July 16-18    Mitch & Cindy’s Bluegrass Festival, Trumbull County Fairgrounds in Cortland, OH Featuring Hammertown, Carolina Blue, The Clay Hess Band, Steve Mulder & Midnight Run, Drive Time, Mountain Run, Bluegrass Mountaineers, Acoustic Age, Sons of Tradition, Family Pride, South 79, Vertical Limit, Ottawa County Bluegrass Festival, Brian Holbrooks & Poor Bottom Grass and a Skaggs & Rice tribute.

July 24         Dailey and Vincent at the Red Barn Convention Center, 2223 Russellville Rd., Winchester, OH Doors open at 7. Music begins at 8 Info: 877-827-9197

July 24         Greensky Bluegrass at Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica, 2014 Sycamore Street, Cleveland, OH  6:30 pm

July 25         Three Rivers Bluegrass for "Team Alana Relay-For-Life" present Sugar Creek Bluegrass at the Newcomerstown Historical Society, 213 & 221 West Canal Street, Newcomerstown, OH 7 pm

July 29         The Steep Canyon Rangers with Steve Martin and Martin Short at the Ohio Expo Center and State Fair, Celeste Center, 8 pm

July 29         Greensky Bluegrass at the PNC Pavilion, 6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, OH  6 pm

Aug. 1         The Coal Cave Holler Boys at Local Roots, 15 E. Olentangy Street, Powell, OH 7 pm

Aug. 7         The Coal Cave Holler Boys at the Lancaster Gazebo, 104 North Broad treet, Lancaster, OH 7-9 pm

Aug. 9            The Steep Canyon Rangers, The Gibson Brothers and Nathan Stanley at the Sugarloaf Mountain Ampitheater, Chillocothe, Oh  5:30 pm

Aug. 14        The Coal Cave Holler Boys at Music in the Park at the Gazebo, Downtown, Logan, OH 7 pm

Aug. 20-22   Brown County Bluegrass Festival at the Brown County Fairgrounds in Georgetown, OH featuring the Malpass Brothers, Nothin’ Fancy, Ralph Stanley II & the Clinch Mountain Boys, Loraine Jordan & Carolina Road, Volume 5, Edgar Loudermilk Band, New Outlook, Crabgrass, Harbourtown, Remmington Ryde, Higher Vision, 7 Mile Bluegrass Band and Back Up & Push.

Aug. 24-29   Mansfield Jamfest, Richland County Fairgrounds, Mansfield, OH Lineup includes Lonesome River Band, Junior Sisk Band, Sideline, Hammertown, Dave Adkins Band, Turning Ground, Caney Creek, Bluegrass Mountaineers, Bluegrass Album Band Tribute Band, Ottawa County, Echo Valley, Kyle Jarvis and IIIrd Generation, Crabgrass, Bluegrassholes, Sons Of Tradition, Vertical Limit, South 79, Acoustic Edge and the Smith Brothers. Check website for additional information www. Mansfieldjamfest.com

Aug. 29        Three Rivers Bluegrass for "Team Alana Relay-For-Life" present Open Highway at the Coshocton Village Inn & Suites, 115 North Water Street, Coshocton, OH 7 pm

Sept. 17-19   Mohican Wilderness Bluegrass Festival, 22462 Wally Rd., Glenmont, OH featuring Thursday The Denison University Bluegrass Ensemble, Three Rivers Bluegrass and Solid Rock. Friday Carolina Blue, Colebrook Road, Sunrise Ridge and Breaking Grass. Saturday Wheeling Park HS Bluegrass Bands, Northwest Territory, Sugar Creek, Gary Brewer & the Kentucky Ramblers, Sister Sadie and The Cleverlys. Info on times at 740-599-6741

Sept. 18       Gipson and Fitz at Byrne’s Pub Bluegrass Happy Hour, 1248 West 3rd Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus, 7-9 pm

Sept. 26       Three Rivers Bluegrass for "Team Alana Relay-For-Life" present Bobby Maynard and Breakdown at the Newcomerstown Historical Society, 213 & 221 West Canal Street, Newcomerstown, OH 7 pm

Oct. 3          Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver at the Woodward Opera House, Mt. Vernon, OH 7 pm

Oct. 30         The Kevin Prater Band at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH 4:30 pm. Doors open an hour before the show.

Oct. 31         The Kevin Prater Band at the Bluegrass Opry Barn, Oakwood, OH 7pm

Oct. 31         Three Rivers Bluegrass for "Team Alana Relay-For-Life" present Echo Valley at the Coshocton Village Inn & Suites, 115 North Water Street, Coshocton, OH 7 pm

Nov. 1         The Kevin Prater Band at Combustion Brewery and Tap Room, 80 W, Church St. Pickerington, OH

Nov. 6         Gipson and Fitz at Byrne’s Pub Bluegrass Happy Hour, 1248 West 3rd Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus, 7-9 pm

Nov. 21        Dailey and Vincent Christmas Show at the Red Barn Convention Center, 2223 Russellville Rd., Winchester, OH Info: 877-827-9197

Nov. 28        Three Rivers Bluegrass for "Team Alana Relay-For-Life" present presents Crabgrass Bluegrass at the Coshocton Village Inn & Suites, 115 North Water Street, Coshocton, OH 7 pm

Dec. 26        Three Rivers Bluegrass for "Team Alana Relay-For-Life" present their Christmas Party, Jam and Potluck at the Cos