Bluegrass Ramble Concert schedule

WOSU 89.7 Bluegrass Ramble  Bluegrass Music Showdates. 

Last Update February 6, 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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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 Saturdays 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.   NOTE:  No January or February shows.    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

 

 

Feb. 7              Carolina Blue at the Pennyroyal Opera House, I-70 at Exit 178, Fairview, OH  7 pm.

 

Feb. 7-8           16th Annual Denison University Bluegrass Festival Featuring 2019 IBMA vocal group of the year Sister Sadie, Tom Ewing, Jim Saltz with DU alumni: Hayes Griffin, Kenzie Miracle and Aidan Vansuetendael, Directed by Adam Schlenker and showcasing current DU bluegrass students. Friday February 7th 7pm Swasey Chapel the Generations of Bluegrass Concert featuring members of Bill Monroe’s Blue Grass Boys: Tom Ewing, Host of the WOSU Bluegrass Ramble, Rich Baker, long time anchor of regional Bluegrass Scene Jim Saltz, Denison Alumni: Hayes Griffin, Kenzie Miracle, Aidan VanSuetendael, Adam Schlenker, Directorand current DU Bluegrass students.  Saturday February 8th Workshops
(Burke Rehearsal Room, now part of the Eisner Center) 10am: Q&A session with Tom Ewing on his time with Bill Monroe 11am: Banjo Workshop with Gena Britt.  Noon: Fiddle Workshop with Deanie Richardson.  1pm: Vocal/Songwriting workshop with Dale Ann Bradley & Tina Adair.  At 7pm Swasey Chapel: 2019 IBMA vocal group of the year Sister Sadie.  Bring your instruments.  Jamming in the halls all day.    All events free.

 

Feb. 8              Crabgrass at at the Moon City Events Center, 1208 Lunar Drive, Wapakoneta, OH  6 pm.

 

Feb. 8              Nathan Stanley 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.

 

Feb. 13            The Steeldrivers at the Lincoln Theater, 769 East Long Street, Columbus.  7:00 pm

 

Feb. 14            Don Rigsby at the Pennyroyal Opera House, I-70 at Exit 178, Fairview, OH  7 pm.

 

Feb. 14            The Coal Cave Hollow Boys at Rowdy’s Smokehouse, 495 Ralph Street, Jackson, OH  7-10pm

 

Feb. 15            Don Rigsby and the Fly By Nights 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.

 

Feb. 15            The Coal Cave Hollow Boys at Clay Valley, 6921 Ceremac Road, Roseville, OH  6-11 pm

 

Feb. 16            Three Rivers Bluegrass presents Chestnut Hill featuring Danny Paisley at the Newcomerstown Historical Society, Old Main Street Museum, 213 W. Canal Street,  Newcomerstown, OH.  Proceeds benefit "Team Alana Relay-For-Life" .  Info: Stacey Wright 740-641-7884.

 

Feb. 21            The Grascals at the Marysville Winter Bluegrass Series, First United Methodist Church, 207 South Court Street, Marysville, OH  7 pm

 

Feb. 21            The Kevin Prater Band at the Moon City Music & Events Center, 12 Lunar Drive, Wapokoneta, Ohio 7 pm

 

Feb. 21            Fast Track at the Pennyroyal Opera House, I-70 at Exit 178, Fairview, OH  7 pm.

 

Feb. 22            Family Pride and Kyle Jarvis and 3rd Generation Bluegrass 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.

 

Feb. 22            Fast Track 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.

 

Feb. 23            Dailey and Vincent at the Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center, 7033 Glenn Hwy,, Cambridge, OH  3 pm

 

Feb. 28            Out of Mind Bluegrass 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.

 

Feb. 28            Sideline at the Moon City Events Center, Lunar Drive, Wapakoneta, OH  7 pm

 

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

 

Feb. 29            Rhonda Vincent and the Rage at the Amish Country Theater, 4365 State Route 39, Berlin, OH 

 

Feb. 29            Rated BG 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.

 

Feb. 29            Wintergrass 2020, The Mill Event Center, 431 S. Columbus Street, Lancaster, OH  featuring the Coal Cave Hollow Boys, Out of Mind Bluegrass Band and String Therapy.  Inof at 740-777-9200 or info@themilleventcenter.com

 

Feb. 29            Rumpke Mountain Boys at Woodlands Tavern, 1200 West 3rd Ave., Columbus, OH  8pm

 

Mar. 1              Slate Ridge at Combustion Brewery, 80 West Church Street, Pickerington, OH  4-7 pm

 

Mar. 4              We Banjo 3 at the Kent Stage, 175 East Main Street, Kent, OH  Doors open at 7  Music begins at 8, 

Mar. 7              Vern McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass 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. 7              Allegheny Drifters and Kyle Jarvis & 3rd Generation Bluegrassat Bluegrass Saturday Night, Johnson Community Center, 800 Gilmer Road, Leavettsburg, OH  7 pm

 

Mar. 7              Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers at the Bluegrass Blowout, Centerville High School Performing Arts Center, 500 E. Franklin Street, Dayton, OH  7 pm

 

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. 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. 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, 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. 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            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. 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 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

 

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, Shanan 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 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 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 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

 

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. 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. 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. 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 Coshocton Village Inn & Suites, 115 North Water Street, Coshocton, OH  7 pm