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Bluegrass Ramble Concert schedule

WOSU 89.7 Bluegrass Ramble

                                                                                  Bluegrass Music Showdates.

Last Updated July 29, 2019 

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

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

 

July 29             The Wood Pickers at the Rambling House, 310 East Hudson Street, Columbus, OH  9-12 Midnight

 

Aug. 2              The Steeldrivers and the Steep Canyon Rangers at Riverfront Live, 4343 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, OH  7 pm

 

Aug. 2              The Wayfarers at the Y Bridge Arts Festival in downtown Zanesville.  6:30 pm

 

Aug. 2-3          7 Mile Bluegrass Festival, 4569 Lyden Rd., Greenfield, OH  Featuring Hammertown, Lacey Creek, Highway 57, Sour Mash String Band, Mike Havens and Blue Mountain Grass, 7 Mile Bluegrass, Kauffman Road, Long Time Drifters and Lost Creek Band.  Info: 740-701-0834

 

Aug. 2              Larry Efaw and the Bluegrass Express at the Springfield Twp. Hall, 2459 Canfield, Rd, Akron, OH  7-9 pm

 

Aug. 2              Bluegrass and Brews, 103 West Main Street, Fairborn, OH  featuring Sugar Creek Bluegrass, Nightflyer and the Restless Leg String Band.  Music from 5-10:45 pm.

 

Aug. 3              The Steeldrivers at the Kent Stage, 175 East Main Street, Kent, OH  7 pm

 

Aug. 3              Ricky Skaggs at the Ohio Star Theater, 3787 Old State Route 39, Sugarcreek, OH  Two shows 1 pm and 7 pm

 

Aug. 3              Southridge at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH  Doors open at 4.  Music begins at 5 pm

 

Aug. 3              Grassahol at Java Central 20 South State Street, Westerville, 7-10 pm

 

Aug. 3              Williamson Branch at Community Fellowship Church, 3146 Johnson Creek Road, Middleport, OH  6 pm.  Bring lawn chairs. 

 

Aug. 4              The SteelDrivers, Dale Ann Bradley, Jerry Salley and Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers at Boomin’ Bluegrass Festival, Sugarloaf Mountain Amplitheater, Chillocothe, OH  5:30  pm

 

Aug. 4              The Wayfarers at the Combustion Brewery and Tap Room, 80 West Church                     Street, Pickerington, OH  4 pm

Aug. 4              The Farm Hands at Grace Fellowship Church, 6282 Nave Street, Canton, OH  9               am

Aug. 4              The Farm Hands at Chapel of Prayer Baptist Church, 1811 Britton Rd., Akron,                  OH  6 pm

Aug. 10            Audie Blaylock and Redline at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main                  Street, Mt. Sterling, OH  Doors open at 4.  Music begins at 5 pm.

Aug. 10            Sugar Creek at the Jersey Church Festival, 13260 Jersey Rd., New Albany, OH

Aug. 10            Sawmill Ridge at the Wright Place, 14572 Hock Hocking Road, Logan, OH.                       Doors open at 6.  Open mic from 6:30-7:00.  Show begins at 7 pm.

Aug. 10            The Kevin Prater Band at the Salt Fork Arts Festival, Cambridge City Park, North             8th Street, Cambridge, OH  12 noon

Aug. 11            Mike Gorrell of Northwest Territory at the Velvet Ice Cream Store, Utica, OH 2pm

Aug. 15            The Larry Keel Experience at Woodlands Tavern, 1200 West 3rd Ave.,                              Columbus,  OH 8 pm

Aug. 16-17      Central Ohio Bluegrass Weekend at Rustic Knolls Campground, 8664 Keys                      Road, Mt. Vernon, Oh .  Open jams all day Friday.  Saturday features Solid                      Rock, Blue Universe, Flat River Rock plus jams, clinics and potluck.  Info at the                       Central Ohio Bluegrass Association Facebook page.

Aug. 16-17      Wayne Ohio Bluegrass Festival 4026 Rt. 322, Williamsfield, OH featuring Caney             Creek, Carolina Blue, Vertical Limit, Anthony Prater & the Bluegrass Ramblers,                South 79, and Kyle Jarvis & Third Generation.  Showtime 6 pm 11 pm Friday.                        Saturday 11 am – 11 pm.    Info: 330-442-3377

 

Aug. 17            BJ Abbott & Showtime at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling,OH  Doors open at 4.  Music begins at 5 pm.

 

Aug. 20-24      Mansfield Jamfest, at the Richland County Fairgrounds, 340 Lantz Rd., Mansfield, OH  featuring The Grascals, Flatt Lonesome, Sideline, Carolina Blue, Claybank, New Grass Country, Remmington Ryde, Larry Efaw and the Bluegrass Mountaineers, Accoustic Edge, Ottawa County, Harbourtown, Lincoln Highway, Bryan Holbrooks & Poor Bottom Grass, Kyle Jarvis & IIIrd Generation, Crabgrass, The Grass Holes and host band Caney Creek.  Details to Come.

 

Aug. 22-24      Brown County Bluegrass Festival at the Brown County Fairgrounds, Georgetown, OH  featuring the Malpass Brothers, Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers, The Highland Travelers, Ralph Stanley II and the Clinch Mountain Boys, The Edgar Loudermilk Band featuring Jeff Autry, Big Country Bluegrass, Shannon Slaughter and County Clare, Higher Vision, New Outlook, Remmington Ryde, 7 Mile Bluegrass and Kim Robbins & 40 Years Late.  Info 706-768-1503

 

Aug. 23            Danny Paisley & Southern Grass at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East                  Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH  Special Friday event.  Show Time at 7:00 pm

Aug. 24            Sugarcreek Bluegrass Band at Three Rivers Bluegrass, Coshocton Village Inn                  and Suites, 115 North Water Street, Coshocton, OH  Doors open at 5.  Music               begins at 7.

Aug. 24            Out of Mind Bluegrass Band at the Wright Place, 14572 Hock Hocking Road,                    Logan, OH.  Doors open at 6.  Open mic from 6:30-7:00.  Show begins at 7 pm.

Aug. 27            Northwest Territory at the New Concord Summer Concert Series, New Concord,              OH  7 pm

Aug. 27            Grassahol performing at Westerville’s Lunchbox Concert, 11 am til 1 pm.  21                    South State Street, Westerville, OH 

Aug. 28            SamJam Hop featuring Bitter Sweet Bluegrass at Eagles Post 2225, Waverly,                   OH at 5 pm , Coal Cave Hollow Boys at Lake White Club, Waverly, OH  7 pm,                         Sour Mash String Band at the Outdoor Pavilion at the Cove, 9 pm and Nik and                       Sam at a location to be determined at 11 pm.

Aug. 28-31      Millersport Sweetcorn Festival, Millersport, OH with bluegrass music at the                        Hickory Grove Bandstand.  8/28 TNT Bluegrass at 8:00pm  8/30 Cedar Hill                       Bluegrass Boys at 8:30 pm  8/31 Out of Mind Bluegrass band at 8:30 pm

8-29 to 9-1      SamJam Bluegrass Festival at the Pike County Fairgrounds in Piketon, OH                       featuring Thursday Kody Norris Show, Lacy Creek, Billy Droze & Kentucky Blue,                         Darrell Webb Band and Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out (with special guest Lou                Reid), Friday Brad Hudson Band, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Seldom Scene,               and J.D. Crowe & The New South (with special guests) Appalachian Road Show,                      Saturday Caleb Daugherty Band, Band of Kellys, Turning Ground, Ricky Skaggs                      & Kentucky Thunder and Sideline.  Sunday Prayer Service (9 a.m.-10 a.m.)                     followed by New Again, Pinecastle Band Contest Winner, Hammertowne,                                   Wildfire, Lonesome River Band, The Cleverlys and The SamJam After Party,               presented by The Ragheads and featuring The Barnlizards.  Additional                              information at the SamJam website. 

Aug. 30            Dailey and Vincent at Memorial Hall OTR, 1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH  8 pm

Aug. 31            Jonah Riddle & Carolina Express at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East                  Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH  Doors open at 4.  Music begins at 5 pm

Aug. 31            Chestnut Ridge at Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt.                         Sterling, OH  5 pm

Sept. 1             Three Rivers Bluegrass at the Combustion Brewery, 80 West Church Street,                     Pickerington, OH  4 pm

Sept. 6             The Wayfarers at at the Caldwell Concert Series, Caldwell Courthouse, 425 Main                         Street, Caldwell, OH  6:30 pm

Sept. 7             Three Rivers Bluegrass, Kauffman Road, Sugar Creek Bluegrass and Chestnut                Ridge at the Quiet Oaks at Green Pastures Fundraiser, 98 Zellar’s Lane,                           Pataskala, OH  12-8 pm

Sept. 7             The Farm Hands at the Travelaires Shelter, 2660 US Highway 50, Fayetteville,                 OH  7 pm

Sept. 8             The Farm Hands at the Union UMC, 222 Shaw Road, Union, OH  10 am

Sept. 8             The Farm Hands at The First Church of Christ, 1166 Kauffman Ave., Fairborn,                  OH  6 pm

Sept. 12-14     Mohican Wilderness Bluegrass Festival at the Mohican Wilderness Campground,                         22462 Wally Road, Glenmont, OH  featuring Thursday Open Highway, Echo                    Valley and Crabgrass, Friday Backline, Sugar Creek, The Hillbilly Gyspies and                       Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper.  Saturday The Wheeling Park HS                              Bluegrass Band, Northwest Territory, Kim Robins & 40 Years Late, Thunder &              Rain, The Special Consensus and The Cleverlys. 

 

Sept. 12-14     Van Wert Bluegrass Festival at the Van Wert County Fairgrounds featuing Vern McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass, Steve Scott & the Scott Brothers, Harbourtown Bluegrass, The Kevin Prater Band, Foxtail Grass Reunion, Ottawa County, New Outlook, The Miller Family, Living Waters and Brian Holbrooks & Poor Bottom Bluegrass.  Music begins at 6 pm Thursday and Friday, 12 noon on Saturday.  Info: 419-956-2311-

 

Sept. 14           Junior Sisk at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH  Doors open at 4.  Music begins at 5 pm.

 

Sept. 14           Van Wert Bluegrass Festival at the Van Wert County Fairgrouds, Van Wert, OH featuring The Scott Brothers, Fox Tail Grass Reunion, Bluegrass Gospel-Aires, Gun Creek, Open Highway, Ottawa County Bluegrass, New Outlook, Blue Holler Band, Charity Moore & Big Ugly Boys, Living Water, and Brian Holbrook & Poor Bottom Grass. Music begins at 11 pm.

 

Sept. 14           String Therapy at the Wright Place, 14572 Hock Hocking Road, Logan, OH.  Doors open at 6.  Open mic from 6:30-7:00.  Show begins at 7 pm.

 

Sept. 19           Nu-Blu at Natalie’s Coal Fired Pizza, 5601 N. High Street, Worthington, OH  6 pm

 

Sept. 21           Three Rivers Bluegrass at the Backwoods Festival, Thornville, OH  12 noon

 

Sept. 27           The Kevin Prater Band at Rowdy’s Smokehouse, 495 Ralph Street, Jackson, OH  7-9:30 pm.  Free Admission  Info: 740-641-7884

 

Sept. 27           Ralph Stanley II at the Sorg Opera House, 63 South Main Street, Middletown, OH  8-210:30 pm

 

Sept. 27           The Kevin Prater Band at Rowdy’s Smokehouse, 495 Ralph Street, Jackson, OH  7 pm

 

Sept. 28           The Kevin Prater Band at Three Rivers Bluegrass, Coshocton Village Inn & Suites, 115 North Water Street, Coshocton, OH  7 pm

 

Sept. 28           Sugar Creek Bluegrass at Moon City Events Center, Lunar Drive, Wapakoneta, OH  7 pm

 

Sept. 28           The Sheppard Brothers at the Wright Place, 14572 Hock Hocking Road, Logan, OH.  Doors open at 6.  Open mic from 6:30-7:00.  Show begins at 7 pm.

 

Sept. 29           The Kevin Prater Band at Trinway United Methodist Church, Trinway, OH  10 am

 

Sept. 29           The Kevin Prater Band at at the Toboso UMC Songspiration, at the Toboso United Methodist Church, Toboso, OH  6 pm

 

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

 

Oct. 6              Mike Gorrell of Northwest Territory at the Velvet Ice Cream Store, Utica, OH 2pm

 

Oct. 11            Edgar Loudermilk Band featuring Jeff Autry, at the Moon City Events Center, Lunar Drive, Wapakoneta, OH  7 pm

 

Oct. 12            Three Rivers Bluegrass at the Fairfield County Fair, Lancaster, OH  1 pm

 

Oct. 12            Little Roy and Lizzy Show at the Wright Place, 14572 Hock Hocking Road, Logan, OH.  Doors open at 6.  Open mic from 6:30-7:00.  Show begins at 7 pm.

 

Oct. 18            Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers at the Legacy Village Senior Living Community, 695 Wycliffe Drive, Xenia, OH  6 pm  Free Event.

 

 Oct. 19           The Kevin Prater Band at The Bluegrass Opry Barn, 9461 State Route 66, Oakwood, OH  7:00 pm

 

Oct. 19            The Wayfarers at the Apple Butter Stirin’ Festival, Roscoe Village, Coshocton, OH  12 noon

 

Oct. 19            Rhonda Vincent and the Rage at the Parrish Auditorium, 1601 University Blvd., Hamilton, OH  7:30 pm 

 

Oct. 20            Music with a Mission welcomes the Kevin Prater Band, Barnegie Hall, 31950 Krebbs Rd., Avon Lake, OH 

 

Oct. 24            Sam Bush and The Travelin’ McCourys at the Kent Stage, 175 East Main Street, Kent, OH  Doors open at 7. Music begins at 8

 

Oct. 24            The Steep Canyon Rangers at the Midland Theater, 36 N. Park Place, Newark, OH  7:30 pm

 

Oct. 24            Remmington Ryde at Marysville High School, Marysville, OH  7 pm

 

Oct. 26            Chestnut Hill Band at Three Rivers Bluegrass, Coshocton Village Inn and Suites, 115 North Water Street, Coshocton, OH  Doors open at 5.  Music begins at 7.

 

Oct. 26            Hocking Valley Bluegrass Boys at the Wright Place, 14572 Hock Hocking Road, Logan, OH.  Doors open at 6.  Open mic from 6:30-7:00.  Show begins at 7 pm.

 

Nov. 1              Little Roy and Lizzy at Flowers Hall, 344 Darla Dr., Hanover, OH  7 pm

 

Nov 1               Nu Blu at Dublin Abbey Theater, 5600 Post Road, Dublin, OH  7 pm

Nov. 2              The Little Roy and Lizzy Show at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main             Street, Mt. Sterling, OH  Doors open at 4.  Music begins at 5 pm.

 

Nov. 8              Remmington Ryde at the Cornerstone Inn, 201 Fifth Street, Beverly, OH  7 pm

 

Nov. 8-9          Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival, Roberts Center, I-71 and US Route 68, Wilmington, OH  featuring Friday The Family Sowell, Becky Buller Band, Ralph Stanley II, Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers, The Moron Brothers and Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver.  Saturday Remington Ryde, Jeff Parker and Company, Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers, Kenny & Amanda Smith and Paul Williams.  Doors at 10.  Music begins at noon both days.

 

Nov. 9              Doug Fox and the Cedar Hill Bluegrass Boys at the Wright Place, 14572 Hock Hocking Road, Logan, OH.  Doors open at 6.  Open mic from 6:30-7:00.  Show begins at 7 pm.

 

Nov. 10            Remmington Ryde at Wesley Chapel Church, Newcomerstown, OH  10 am

 

Nov. 23            Jeff Parker and Company at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 E. Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH  Doors open at 3:30.  Music begins at 5. 

 

Nov. 23            Out of Mind Bluegrass Band at the Wright Place, 14572 Hock Hocking Road, Logan, OH.  Doors open at 6.  Open mic from 6:30-7:00.  Show begins at 7 pm.

 

Nov. 30            Crabgrass at the Moon City Events Center, Lunar Drive, Wapakoneta, OH  7 pm

 

Nov. 30            Sierra Hull at Hamilton County Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH  8 pm

 

Dec. 6              Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers at the Clifton Opera House, 5 S. Clay Street, Clifton, OH  7 pm.

 

Dec. 7              The Grascals at the Sterling Bluegrass Jamboree, 26 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH  Doors open at 4.  Music begins at 5 pm.

 

Dec. 7              Dailey and Vincent’s Joys of Christmas at the Red Barn Convention Center, 2223 Russell Road, Winchester, OH  7 pm

 

Dec. 14            Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers at the Clifton Opera House, 5 South Clay Street, Clifton, OH  Music from 5-7 pm

 

 

2020

 

Jan 9-11          Bluegrass in Super Class at the Maumee Bay Lodge, 11750 State Park Road #2, Oregon, OH  featuring Thursday Ralph Stanley II & the Clinch Mountain Boys, Kyle Jarvis and IIIrd Generation, Hersel Blevins and South 79.  Friday Harbortown, Loraine Jordan & Carolina Road, Remington Ryde, David Parmley & the Cardinal Tradition, Jesse Alexander Band.  Saturday Larry Efaw and the Bluegrass Mountaineers, Rhonda Vincent and the Rage, Caney Creek, Ottawa County and the Dean Osborne Band.  Music Begins Thursday at 6.  Friday and Saturday at 1 pm.  Info: 330-645-1541.

 

Jan. 10            Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers at the Marysville Winter Concert Series, First United Methodist Church, 207 S. Court Street, Marysville, OH  7 pm

 

Jan. 12            Rhonda Vincent and the Rage at Stuart’s Opera House, Public Square, Downtown Nelsonville, OH  3:00 pm

 

Feb. 21            The Grascals at the Marysville Winter Bluegrass Series, First United Methodist Church, 207 South Court Street, Marysville, 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. 22            Steep Canyon Rangers at the People’s Bank Theater, 222 Putnam Street, Marietta, OH  3 pm

 

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