calerndar of bluegrass events

January 2009

Sunday - Saturday each week

Brenda Sue’s Country Fixin’s Restaurant and Central Ohio Opry, 5227 National Road (Old Route 40) in Hebron, Ohio. Music Monday thru Friday 7-9 p.m., Saturday 6-9 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Featuring:

Mondays: Frosty Morning
Tuesdays: Open mike for country and bluegrass bands
Wednesdays: Tommy Douglas & Timberline
Thursdays: Various guest bands
Fridays: Caney Creek
Saturdays: Brenda Sue & the Out of Towners,
Sundays at 2: Safire Sun. Info: 740-527-2028.

 

Jan. 2 Wildwood at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. 3rd Ave. in Columbus. 7-9 p.m.

Jan. 3 Lost & Found and the Daniel Patrick Family at the Western Brown High School on W. Main Street (Old SR 32) in Mount Orab, Ohio. 7 p.m.

Jan. 3 Central Ohio Bluegrass Association’s monthly meeting at the Big Walnut High School, Old 3C Highway in Sunbury, Ohio. 5 p.m. dinner and jam, 6 p.m. featured entertainment with Laurel Mountain Band and Black Diamond. Info: 740-965-2801.

Jan. 4 Grassahol on WOUB Radio. Airtime 2:15 p.m. Listen live at www.woub.org/radio.

Jan. 9 David Davis & the Warrior River Boys at the Bluegrass Opry Barn, 9461 SR 66 in Oakwood, Ohio (Paulding County). 7 p.m. Info: 419-594-2435.

Jan. 9-10 Bluegrass in Super Class at the Holiday Inn French Quarter, I-75 & U.S. 20 at exit 193 in Perrysburg, Ohio. Featuring Dailey & Vincent, David Parmley & Continental Divide, the James King Band, Gary Brewer & the Kentucky Ramblers, David Davis & the Warrior River Boys Goldwing Express, the Bluegrass Mountaineers, the Larkins Family, Muddy Krick, the Prater Brothers and the Whitaker Brothers. Music starts Fri. at 12:30 p.m. and Sat. at noon. Info; www.bluegrassmountaineers.net or 330-645-1542.

Jan. 10 Grassahol and Appalachian Heritage at the American Legion Hall, 307 Park St. in Cardington, Ohio. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., music starts at 7:30. Info: 419-864-9660.

Jan. 10 Appalachian Opry (an evening of music, comedy and fun) at the Famous Old Time Music Company, 20322 U.S. Route 33 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. 7-9:30 p.m. Info: 419-568-1220.

Jan. 16 Grassahol at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. 3rd Ave. in Columbus. 7-9 p.m.

Jan. 16 The Hart Brothers and Big Country Bluegrass at the Pennyroyal Opera House, E. of Cambridge, Ohio, just off I-70 at exit 198 (Fairview Village). Door opens at 5, showtime at 7.

Jan. 17 Black Diamond at the Concord Community Center, 3263 State Route 560, 4 ½ mi. N of Urbana, Ohio. 7 p.m. Info: 937-362-2733

Jan. 17 Vernon and Kitty McIntyre with Joe Steiner (banjo) and Chris Cooperrider (bass) at Bluegrass in the Cornfields (indoor concert) at the Famous Old Time Music Company, 20322 U.S. Route 33 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. 7-9:30 p.m. Info: 419-568-1220.

Jan. 17 Dan Tyminski Band and Tim O’Brien at the Dayton Masonic Temple, 525 Riverview Ave., Dayton, Ohio. 8 p.m. Tickets: 937-496-3863 or www.cityfolk.org.

Jan. 19 Grassahol at the Grandview Public Library, 1685 W. First Ave. in Columbus. 7-8 p.m.

Jan. 23 Dale Vanderpool & friends at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third St. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m.

Jan. 23 Dave Evans & Riverbend at the Bluegrass Opry Barn, 9461 SR 66 in Oakwood, Ohio (Paulding County). 7 p.m. Info: 419-594-2435.

Jan. 23 Barry Scott & Second Wind and the Porter Brothers at the Pennyroyal Opera House, E. of Cambridge, Ohio, just off I-70 at exit 198 (Fairview Village). Door opens at 5, showtime at 7.

Jan. 24 Bass Workshop featuring Marshall Wilborn at the Jerome Township Hall, 9777 Industrial Parkway in Plain City, Ohio. 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Hosted by local bassist Greg Criner. Registration: $45 including lunch. Door prizes. Limited seating. Registration via email at basspdr@yahoo.com.

Jan. 24 Faces Made for Radio at the Ontario Public Library, 2221 Village Mall Drive in Mansfield, Ohio. 1-2:30 p.m. Info: 419-946-2778. Free.

Jan. 24 Evan Lanier & Bluegrass Express and Vernon McIntyre & Appalachian Grass at Bluegrass in the Cornfields (indoor concert) at the Famous Old Time Music Company, 20322 U.S. Route 33 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. Open stage 3 p.m., featured entertainment 4-9 p.m. Info: 419-568-1220.

Jan. 31 Black Diamond and Chestnet Ridge at the Jerome Township Hall, 9777 Industrial Parkway in New California, Ohio (near Plain City). 6-11 p.m. Info: 937-707-5574.

...Keep checking back as new events are posted monthly.

February

Feb. 6 New Found Road and Timberline at the Pennyroyal Opera House, E. of Cambridge, Ohio, just off I-70 at exit 198 (Fairview Village). Door opens at 5, showtime at 7.

Feb. 6 Wendy Miller & Mike Lilly at the Bluegrass Opry Barn, 9461 SR 66 in Oakwood, Ohio (Paulding County). 7 p.m. Info: 419-594-2435.

Feb. 6 C&M Bluegrass at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m.

Feb. 7 Lonesome River Band at Swasey Chapel at Denison University, Granville, Ohio. 8 p.m.

Feb. 7 Wildwood Valley Boys and Chain Reaction at the Western Brown High School on W. Main Street (Old SR 32) in Mount Orab, Ohio. 7 p.m.

Feb. 7 Central Ohio Bluegrass Association’s monthly meeting at the Big Walnut High School, Old 3C Highway in Sunbury, Ohio. 5 p.m. dinner and jam, 6 p.m. featured entertainment with Lonesome Meadow and New Grass Station. Info: 740-965-2801.

Feb. 7 Appalachian Opry (an evening of music, comedy and fun) at the Famous Old Time Music Company, 20322 U.S. Route 33 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. 7-9:30 p.m. Info: 419-568-1220.

Feb. 13 Grassahol at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m.

Feb. 14 Black Diamond and Sterling Bluegrass Boys at the American Legion Hall, 307 Park St. in Cardington, Ohio. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., music starts at 7:30. Info: 419-864-9660.

Feb. 14 Faces Made for Radio at Troyers Country Dining, 5321 County Road 201 in Millersburg, Ohio. 7-11 p.m. Info: 330-893-3333.

Feb. 15 Grassahol at the Delaware Community Church, 74 Wootring St. in Delaware, Ohio. 1:30-3 p.m.

Feb. 20 Slate Ridge at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m.

Feb. 20 Summertown Road (formerly Bo Isaac & the Wheelrights) at the Bluegrass Opry Barn, 9461 SR 66 in Oakwood, Ohio (Paulding County). 7 p.m. Info: 419-594-2435.

Feb. 20 Williams & Clark Expedition and Almost Famous at the Pennyroyal Opera House, E. of Cambridge, Ohio, just off I-70 at exit 198 (Fairview Village). Door opens at 5, showtime at 7.

Feb. 21 Vernon and Kitty McIntyre with Brad Lambert (banjo) and Lori Moore (bass) at Bluegrass in the Cornfields (indoor concert) at the Famous Old Time Music Company, 20322 U.S. Route 33 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. 7-9:30 p.m. Info: 419-568-1220.

Feb. 21 Wrygrass at Dublin Presbyterian Church coffeehouse, 5775 Dublinshire Drive in Dublin, Ohio. 7 p.m. Info: 614-793-8694.

Feb. 22 The Stockdale Family Band will be interviewed on Just Plain Folks radio program. 3 p.m. Access at www.913thesummit.com

Feb. 27 Dale Vanderpool & friends at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third St. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m. 614-486-4722

Feb. 27 The Larry Stephenson Band and Lonesome Meadow at the Pennyroyal Opera House, E. of Cambridge, Ohio, just off I-70 at exit 198 (Fairview Village). Door opens at 5, showtime at 7. 740-425-9253

Feb. 28 Faces Made for Radio and Copus Hill at the Hayesville Opera House, 5 ½ E. Main St. (Routes 60 and 179 intersection) in Hayesville, Ohio. 7-11 p.m. Info: 419-651-9012 or www.facesmadeforradio.com.

Feb. 28 Black Diamond and Sycamore Run at the Jerome Township Hall, 9777 Industrial Parkway in New California, Ohio (near Plain City). 6-11 p.m. Info: 937-707-5574

Feb. 28 Merril Miller & the Music Masters and the McDonald Family & New Style Bluegrass at Friendship Hall, 1980 Stetzer Road in Bucyrus, Ohio. 7-9 p.m. Info: 740-482-2526. Free.

Feb. 28 The Whitaker Brothers and Vernon McIntyre & Appalachian Grass at Bluegrass in the Cornfields (indoor concert) at the Famous Old Time Music Company, 20322 U.S. Route 33 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. Open stage 3 p.m., featured entertainment 4-9 p.m. Info: 419-568-1220.

March

March 6 Lost & Found and Big Bill Dup & the Letdowns at the Pennyroyal Opera House, E. of Cambridge, Ohio, just off I-70 at exit 198 (Fairview Village). Door opens at 5, showtime at 7. 740-425-9253

March 6 Rock Island Plow Company at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m. 614-486-4722

March 7 Nothin’ Fancy and the Dixie Ryders at the Western Brown High School on W. Main Street (Old SR 32) in Mount Orab, Ohio. 7 p.m.

March 7 Echo Valley at the Bluegrass Opry Barn, 9461 SR 66 in Oakwood, Ohio (Paulding County). 7 p.m. Info: 419-594-2435. March 7 Central Ohio Bluegrass Association’s monthly meeting at the Big Walnut High School, Old 3C Highway in Sunbury, Ohio. 5 p.m. dinner and jam, 6 p.m. featured entertainment with Caney Creek Band and Slate Ridge. Info: 740-965-2801.

March 7 Appalachian Opry (an evening of music, comedy and fun) at the Famous Old Time Music Company, 20322 U.S. Route 33 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. 7-9:30 p.m. Info: 419-568-1220.

March 7 Bluegrass and acoustic jam session at Firehouse Coffee, 3221 Hilliard-Rome Road in Hilliard, Ohio. 7-8 p.m. Info: 614-777-9063.

March 12 The Wirebenders (Jeff Pursley, George Nelson, Dan Cook, John Obora and Luke Daugherty) at Brenda Sue’s restaurant, 5227 National Road in Hebron, Ohio. 7-9 p.m.

March 13 Grassahol at Dick’s Den, 2417 N. High St. in Columbus. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Info: 614-268-9573.

March 13 Kenny & Amanda Smith and the Price Family at the Pennyroyal Opera House, E. of Cambridge, Ohio, just off I-70 at exit 198 (Fairview Village). Door opens at 5, showtime at 7.

March 13 Death by Banjo at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m.

March 14 Appalachian Heritage at the American Legion Hall, 307 Park St. in Cardington, Ohio. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., music starts at 7:30. Info: 419-864-9660.

March 14 Bluegrass and acoustic jam session at Firehouse Coffee, 3221 Hilliard-Rome Road in Hilliard, Ohio. 7-8 p.m. Info: 614-777-9063.

March 17 Hud Haley & friends at the Key Club, 1400 Williams Road in Columbus. 7-11 p.m.

March 20 Grassahol at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m. Info: 614-486-4722.

March 20 David Parmley & Continental Divide and Wills Creek at the Pennyroyal Opera House, E. of Cambridge, Ohio, just off I-70 at exit 198 (Fairview Village). Door opens at 5, showtime at 7.

March 21 WOSU’s Bluegrass Ramble and Adkins Productions present an evening with Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver at the Big Walnut High School Theatre, 555 South Old 3C Highway in Sunbury, Ohio. 7:30 p.m. Tickets at the door. Info: 740-548-4199.

March 21 Rock Bottom at the Bluegrass Opry Barn, 9461 SR 66 in Oakwood, Ohio (Paulding County). 7 p.m. Info: 419-594-2435.

March 21 Black Diamond at Biggin’s Birthday Bash at the Lincoln Way Recreation Center, 2817 SR 602 in North Robinson, Ohio. Doors open 6 p.m. Info: 419-562-4363.

March 21 Faces Made for Radio and Vince Combs & Shadetree Bluegrass at the ABH Bluegrass Hideaway, 850 Fitchville River Road in New London, Ohio. Doors open at 6 p.m,, music at 7. Discounted advanced tickets by calling 440-225-5863.

March 21 Hud Haley & friends at Rick’s Friendly Tavern (formerly Lois Mann’s Family Restaurant) 1578 Parsons Ave. in Columbus. 5-8 p.m.

March 21 Bluegrass and acoustic jam session at Firehouse Coffee, 3221 Hilliard-Rome Road in Hilliard, Ohio. 7-8 p.m. Info: 614-777-9063.

March 27 Slate Ridge at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m. Info: 614-486-4722.

March 27-28 The Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival at the Roberts Convention Center, exit 50 at I-71 and US Route 68 in Wilmington, Ohio Show starts at 1:30 p.m. Fri. and 11:30 a.m. Sat. Featuring the Seldom Scene, J.D. Crowe & the New South, Longview (past and present), Don Rigsby & Midnight Call, James King Band, Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, Lost and Found, Hart Brothers, Grasstowne, Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers and Paul Williams & the Victory Trio. Info: www.somusicfest.com or 937-372-5804.

March 28 Dixie Ryders and Vernon McIntyre & Appalachian Grass at Bluegrass in the Cornfields (indoor concert) at the Famous Old Time Music Company, 20322 U.S. Route 33 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. Open stage 3 p.m., featured entertainment 4-9 p.m. Info: 419-568-1220.

March 28 Dave Evans & River Bend and Black Diamond at the Jerome Township Hall, 9777 Industrial Parkway in New California, Ohio (near Plain City). Doors open at 5 p.m. Music at 6. Discounted advanced tickets available by mail or Will Call. Limited seating. Ticket purchase and info: 937-707-5574 or via email to christenmeyers@yahoo.com.

March 28 Lillimae & the Dixie Gospelaires, Merril Miller & the Music Masters and Jimmy Dutton & Hymn Time at Friendship Hall, 1980 Stetzer Road in Bucyrus, Ohio. 7-10 p.m. Info: 740-482-2526.

March 28 Bluegrass and acoustic jam session at Firehouse Coffee, 3221 Hilliard-Rome Road in Hilliard, Ohio. 7-8 p.m. Info: 614-777-9063.

...Keep checking back s new events are posted monthly.

April

April 3 Karl Shiflett & Big Country and the Coleman Family at the Pennyroyal Opera House, E. of Cambridge, Ohio, just off I-70 at exit 198 (Fairview Village). Door opens at 5, showtime at 7.

April 3 Dale Vanderpool & friends at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third St. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m. Info: 614-486-4722.

April 4 Fan Appreciation Night (bands to be announced) at the Western Brown High School on W. Main Street (Old SR 32) in Mount Orab, Ohio. 7 p.m.

April 4 Central Ohio Bluegrass Association’s monthly meeting at the Big Walnut High School, Old 3C Highway in Sunbury, Ohio. 5 p.m. dinner and jam, 6 p.m. featured entertainment with Ramblin’ Rose and Grassahol. Info: 740-965-2801.

April 4 Clarence Kelly & Nu Cut Road at the Bluegrass Opry Barn, 9461 SR 66 in Oakwood, Ohio (Paulding County). 7 p.m. Info: 419-594-2435.

April 4 Appalachian Opry (an evening of music, comedy and fun) at the Famous Old Time Music Company, 20322 U.S. Route 33 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. 7-9:30 p.m. Info: 419-568-1220.

April 4 Bluegrass and acoustic jam session at Firehouse Coffee, 3221 Hilliard-Rome Road in Hilliard, Ohio. 7-8 p.m. Info: 614-777-9063.

April 10 The Tommy Webb Band and Chestnut Hill at the Pennyroyal Opera House, E. of Cambridge, Ohio, just off I-70 at exit 198 (Fairview Village). Door opens at 5, showtime at 7.

April 10 Death By Banjo at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m. Info: 614-486-4722.

April 11 Andy Hamilton & East Kentucky Grass and Appalachian Heritage at the American Legion Hall, 307 Park St. in Cardington, Ohio. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., music starts at 7:30. Info: 419-864-9660.

April 11 Bluegrass and acoustic jam session at Firehouse Coffee, 3221 Hilliard-Rome Road in Hilliard, Ohio. 7-8 p.m. Info: 614-777-9063.

April 17 The Lewis Family and the Walker Family at the Licking Valley Elementary School, 1510 Licking Valley Road in Hanover, Ohio. Doors open at 6 p.m., music at 7:30. Info: 740-763-3680.

April 17 Chris Jones & the Night Drivers & Cabin Fever at the Pennyroyal Opera House, E. of Cambridge, Ohio, just off I-70 at exit 198 (Fairview Village). Door opens at 5, showtime at 7.

April 17 Gibson & Fitz at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m. Info: 614-486-4722.

April 18 Bluegrass and acoustic jam session at Firehouse Coffee, 3221 Hilliard-Rome Road in Hilliard, Ohio. 7-8 p.m. Info: 614-777-9063.

April 18 3rd Annual New Life United Methodist Church Benefit Concert to support outreach programs to Columbus’ homeless. Featuring Aunt Billy’s Wildwood Band, Idletymes and the Alum Creek Singers. At the New Life United Methodist Church, 25 W. 5th Ave. in Columbus. 6-10 p.m. Free Will Offering at the door. Info: 614-294-0134 or www.newlifeunitedmethodist.org.

April 24 Travis Tritt with special guest Jerry Douglas at the Midland Theatre, 36 N. Park Place in downtown Newark, Ohio, across from town square. 7:30 p.m. Info: 740-345-LIVE or www.midlandtheatre.org.

April 24 Rock Island Plow at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m. Info: 614-486-4722.

April 25 Vernon McIntyre & Appalachian Grass at Bluegrass in the Cornfields (indoor concert) at the Famous Old Time Music Company, 20322 U.S. Route 33 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. Open stage 3 p.m., featured entertainment 4-9 p.m. Info: 419-568-1220.

April 25 Black Diamond and Virtual Dale Vanderpool & friends at the Jerome Township Hall, 9777 Industrial Parkway in New California, Ohio (near Plain City). 6-11 p.m. Info: 937-707-5574.

April 25 Faces Made for Radio at the Indie Country Festival at the Hartford Fairgrounds, 14028 Fairgrounds Road in Croton, Ohio. Festivities run noon-9 p.m. Info: 740-893-4881 and online at www.indiecountryfest.com.

April 25 Bluegrass and acoustic jam session at Firehouse Coffee, 3221 Hilliard-Rome Road in Hilliard, Ohio. 7-8 p.m. Info: 614-777-9063.

April 30 Roundtown Grass with Hud Haley at the Woo Doogies at the intersection of Hilliard-Rome and Trabue Roads. 7:30-9:30 p.m.

...Keep checking back as new events are posted monthly.

May

May 1 Don Rigsby & Midnight Call and County Line at the Pennyroyal Opera House, E. of Cambridge, Ohio, just off I-70 at exit 198 (Fairview Village). Door opens at 5, showtime at 7.

May 2 Slate Ridge at the North Market, across from the Columbus Convention Center. 9-11 a.m. Free.

May 2 Central Ohio Bluegrass Association’s monthly meeting at the Big Walnut High School, Old 3C Highway in Sunbury, Ohio. 5 p.m. dinner and jam, 6 p.m. featured entertainment with Frosty Morning and Sycamore Run. Info: 740-965-2801.

May 2 Appalachian Opry (an evening of music, comedy and fun) at the Famous Old Time Music Company, 20322 U.S. Route 33 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. 7-9:30 p.m. Info: 419-568-1220.

May 2 Sterling Bluegrass Boys at the Clifton Opera House on SR 343 in Clifton Mills, Ohio, just S of Springfield. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., music at 7:30. Info: 740-869-4626.

May 8 Pre-Appalachian Uprising Concert at Victorians Midnight Café, 251 W. Fifth Ave. in Columbus. Featuring Cowboy Hillbilly Hippy Folk, Indie Grass and Sawgrass. 8 p.m.- 1 a.m. Info: 614-266-2446.

May 8-10 Dulcimers in the Cornfield (indoor festival) at the Famous Old Time Music Company,20322 U.S. 33 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. Featuring dulcimer artists Rick Thum, Wanda Degin and Maureen Sellars. Info: 419-568-1220.

May 9 Faces Made for Radio’s new CD release party at the Hayesville Opera House, 5 ½ E. Main St. in Hayesville, Ohio. 7-10 p.m. Info: 419-651-9012.

May 9 Bluegrass Fundraiser for the Dayton Honor Flight & Honor Flight RVC at the Amvets Post 148 at 11495 Lower Valley Pike in Medway, Ohio. Featuring Rosie Davis & Friends, Lori Lyn & New Outlook, the PIK Crew, Bluestorm, the Tuesday Nite Pickers, Shades of Blue and Jett’s Creek. All proceeds go to Honor Flight. Info: 937-845-1199.

May 13 Vernon McIntyre & Appalachian Grass at the Christ Church, 965 Forest Ave. in Cincinnati, Ohio. Noon-12:30 p.m. Free. Info: 419-568-1220.

May 15 Grassahol at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m.

May 15 Nothin’ Fancy and Bluegrass Express at the Pennyroyal Opera House, E. of Cambridge, Ohio, just off I-70 at exit 198 (Fairview Village). Door opens at 5, showtime at 7.

May 19-22 The Stockdale Family Band perform four times daily at the Gazebo at the Silver Dollar City Bluegrass and Barbeque Festival in Branson, Mo. On May 23-24, the band will enter the Youth in Bluegrass Band Contest. 800-475-9370.

May 22 Slate Ridge at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m. Info: 614-486-4722.

May 22 Grassahol at the Westerville 4th Friday Celebration in historic update Westerville, Ohio. 6-9 p.m. Info: 614-794-0401.

May 23 Faces Made for Radio at the Utica Old Fashioned Ice Cream Festival, 515 N. Main St. in Utica, Ohio. Noon. Info: 740-892-4272.

May 23 Merril Miller & the Music Masters and the Glick Family at Friendship Hall, 1980 Stetzer Road in Bucyrus, Ohio. 7 p.m. Info: 740-482-2526.

May 29 Rarely Herd and Faces Made for Radio at the Pennyroyal Opera House, E. of Cambridge, Ohio, just off I-70 at exit 198 (Fairview Village). Door opens at 5, showtime at 7. Info: 740-695-6291.

May 29 New Grass Station at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m. Info: 614-486-4722.

May 30 For His Glory (bluegrass gospel) at the Reynoldsburg-Truro Historical Society Barn Dedication, 1485 Jackson St. in Reynoldsburg, Ohio. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Info: 614-866-5395.

...Keep checking back as new events are posted monthly.

June

June 3 Greensky Bluegrass at Victorians Midnight Café, 251 W. Fifth Ave. in Columbus. 8 p.m.- 12:30 a.m. Info: 614-266-2446.

June 4-6 Appalachian Uprising Bluegrass Festival at the Eden Valley Farm in Scottown, Ohio. Featuring Sam Bush, Larry Keel & Natural Bridge, the Hillbilly Gypsies, the Davisson Brothers Band, Blind Corn Liquor Pickers, Dehlia Low, Lary Keel’s Allstar Band, Melvin Goins & Windy Mountain, Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time, the Steep Canyon Rangers, ETA and more. Free bean supper Thursday, primitive camping with campfires allowed. Info: 216-326-3293 or online at www.appalachianuprising.net and www.myspace.com/appalachianuprising.

June 6 Amish Country Bluegrass Festival at the Holmes County Expo Center in Walnut Creek, Ohio. Featuring Rhonda Vincent & the Rage, Marty Raybon & Full Circle, Williams & Clark Expedition, Nothin’ Fancy, the Moron Brothers and the Hart Brothers. Info: www.holmescountyexpo.com or 330-893-2442 ext 201.

June 6 Grassahol at the Rumba Cafe, 2507 Summit St. in Columbus. Appearing with the Celtic folk-rock band, Mythica. Pizza buffet, prizes, giveaways, and more. 9:45 p.m.-1 a.m. Info: 614-268-6353

June 7 Stockdale Family Band on WOUB’s D28 plus 5 Bluegrass Showdown radio program on 91.3 FM. 2-3 p.m. 740-593-1771.

June 11-13 Bluegrass in the Hills at Mickey’s Family Campground, 88101 Ford Road in Hopedale, Ohio. Featuring, Audie Blalock & Red Line, Karl Shiflett & Big Country, the Hart Brothers, the Hillbilly Gypsies, 3rd Generation, Buck & Company, Bluegrass Express, Awesome Possum, Tall Grass, Idletymes, the Mueller Family, Salt Creek Incorporated and the Wheeling Park Bluegrass. Music starts 5 p.m. Thurs., 11 a.m. Fri & Sat. Info: 740-946-5631 and online at www.mickeysmtn.com.

June 12 Grassahol at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m.

June 13 Slate Ridge at the North Market, across from the Columbus Convention Center. 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Free.

June 19 Slate Ridge at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m.

June 19 Grassahol at the Growing Older Summer Festival at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Delaware, Ohio. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Info: 614-203-2357.

June 19-20 Poston Lake Bluegrass Festival at Poston Lake near Guysville, Ohio. Featuring Newfound Road, Summertown Road, Lou Reid & Carolina, Moron Brothers, Hart Brothers, Northwest Territory, Buck & Company, Sheppard Brothers and For His Glory. Music starts at noon both days. Info: 304-422-6956.

June 20 4th Annual Bluegrass Festival at the Courthouse Square in downtown Newark, Ohio. Featuring: Slate Ridge (noon), Faces Made for Radio (1:30 p.m.), Frosty Morning (3 p.m.) Sugar Grove (4:30 p.m.)

June 20 Appalachian Opry (an evening of music, comedy and fun) at the Famous Old Time Music Company, 20322 U.S. Route 33 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. 7-9:30 p.m. Info: 419-568-1220.

June 20 The Second Wind Bluegrass Duet at the Reynoldsburg Pioneer Days at the Livingston House, 1792 Graham Road in Reynoldsburg, Ohio. Noon-4 p.m. Info: 614-861-0291.

June 21 Sterling Bluegrass Boys at Caesar’s Creek Flea Market, I-71 and SR 73 at the Waynesville, Ohio exit. 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Info: 740-869-4626.

June 21 Stockdale Family Band at the Main Street Theatre, 5 N. Main St. (town square) in Columbiana, Ohio. 4-6 p.m. Info: 330-482-9647.

June 24-27 Music in the Mountains Bluegrass Festival at the Summersville Music Park, 6461 Webster Road in Summersville, W. Va. Featuring Rhonda Vincent & the Rage, Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys, Dailey & Vincent, the Grascals, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Bobby Osborne & the Rocky Top X-Press, Jesse McReynolds & the Virginia Boys, Raymond Fairchild & the Maggie Valley Folks, IIIrd Tyme Out, Country Current, James King Band, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina, Big Country Bluegrass, Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers, Eddie & Martha Adcock with Tom Grey, the Gary Waldrep Band, the Moron Brothers, the Primitive Quartet, Goldwing Express, Larry Gillis Band, Summertown Road, Tennessee Gentlemen, Melvin Goins & Windy Mountain and Lonesome Meadow. Tickets: 706-864-7203 or www.aandabluegrass.com.

June 26-28 Appalachian Mountain Music Festival featuring Old-Time, Celtic, gospel and bluegrass at the city park next to Waynesville High School on Dayton Road at the intersection of US 42 and SR 73 in Waynesville, Ohio (Warren County). Old Time fiddle and banjo contests, contra dancing, music workshops, gospel sing, jamming and storytelling. Info:www.appalachianmusic.org or 937-862-5551.

June 27 Sterling Bluegrass Boys at the Pickaway County Fair in Circleville, Ohio. 7:30-10:30 p.m.

June 28 Vernon McIntyre & Appalachian Grass at Lakeshore Park in Celina, Ohio. 6:30-8 p.m. Info: 419-568-1220.

...Keep checking back as new events are posted monthly.

July

July 3 Second Wind Bluegrass Duet at the Rising Park Centennial in Lancaster, Ohio. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Info: 740-687-6651.

July 3-4 (see flier) Bluegrass in the Grove, 2817 SR 602 in North Robinson, Ohio. 7-11 p.m. Info: 419-562-4363.

July 4 Grassahol at the Clintonville Farmers Market, 3519 N. High St. in the Clintonville area of Columbus. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Info: 614-263-5508.

July 4 Sterling Bluegrass Boys at the Mount Sterling July 4 Celebration at the Community Center, 164 E. Main St. in Mount Sterling, Ohio. Noon-3 p.m. after the parade. Info: 740-869-4626

July 4 Grassahol at Vic’s Café, 251 W. 5th Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 8-11 p.m. Info: 614-268-6353.

July 5 Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys and Jim Lauderdale at the City Folk Festival at the Riverscape Metro Park in Dayton, Ohio. 5-7 p.m. Info: 937-223-3655.

July 9-11 Central Ohio Bluegrass Association’s annual bluegrass festival at the Hartford Fairgrounds, 14028 Fairgrounds Road in Croton, Ohio. Featuring Northwest Territory, the Hart Brothers, Frosty Morning, Caney Creek, Slate Ridge, Buck & Company, Dixie Ryders, Black Diamond, New Grass Station, Muddy Krick Mountain Boys and the Stockdale Family. Music starts 6 p.m. Thurs., 1 p.m. Fri. and noon Sat. Clogging dance workshop at 10 a.m. Sat. Free ham & bean supper Thurs. with 3-day pass holders. RV camping and utilities. Bring lawn chairs. Advanced tickets and info at www.centralohiobluegrass.com or 740-965-2877.

July 9-11 Mickey’s Mountain Bluegrass Festival on Ford Road in Hopedale, Ohio. Visit www.mickeysmtn.com for more information.

July 11 Sterling Bluegrass Boys at Caesar’s Creek Flea Market, I-71 and SR 73 at the Waynesville, Ohio exit. 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Info: 740-869-4626.

July 11 The Red Barn Bluegrass Festival at the Red Barn Convention Center in Winchester, Ohio. Featuring the Larry Stephenson Band, True Gospel Echoes, the Cantrell Family, Daniel Patrick & Family and the Old Path. 1 p.m. Tickets and info: 800-823-9197 ext. 121.

July 11 Summertown Road at Rick’s Friendly Tavern (formerly Lois Mann’s Family Restaurant), 1578 Parsons Ave. in Columbus. 5-8 p.m. Buffet available.

July 11 Grassahol CD release party at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-10 p.m. Info: 614-268-6353.

July 12 Slate Ridge at the North Market, across from the Columbus Convention Center. 9-11 a.m. Free.

July 18 Sterling Bluegrass Boys at Caesar’s Creek Flea Market, I-71 and SR 73 at the Waynesville, Ohio exit. 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Info: 740-869-4626.

July 18 Black Diamond at the Concord Community Center Outdoor Festival, SR 560 in Urbana, Ohio. 7 p.m. Info: 937-362-2733. Also featuring car show, antique tractors, tractor pull and radio controlled model airplanes.

July 18 Faces Made for Radio at the Morrow County Sweet Corn Festival at the town square in Mount Gilead, Ohio. 5-8 p.m. Free. Info: 419-946-2821.

July 19 Faces Made for Radio at the Perry Cook Memorial Public Library, 7406 County Road 242 (just off SR 314 in northern Morrow County) in Johnsville, Ohio. 4-6 p.m. Info: 419-362-7181.

July 21 Grassahol at the Music on the Lawn Series at the Grandview Public Library, 1685 W. First Ave. in Grandview. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Info: 614-486-2951.

July 22-25 Musicians Against Childhood Cancer Bluegrass Festival at the Hoover-Y Park, just off Alum Creek Drive at 1570 Rohr Road in Columbus. Featuring Tony Rice, Charlie Cushman, James King Band, Steel Drivers, Rhonda Vincent & the Rage, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, Dailey & Vincent, Steep Canyon Rangers, Danny Paisley & Southern Grass, Dave Parmley & Continental Divide, Mountain Heart, J.D. Crowe & the New South, The Grascals, Kenny & Amanda Smith, Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, Josh Williams Band, Lonesome River Band, Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Jerry Salley, Carl Jackson, Larry Stephenson Band, Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Marty Raybon & Full Circle, Randy Kohrs & the Lites, the Gibson Brothers, Dudley Connell, Pine Mountain Railroad, Bradley Walker, Dale Ann Bradley, Aubrey Haynie, Lost & Found, Ronnie Bowman & the Committee plus super group performances and other special features including a tribute to the music of Tony Rice. Tickets through Ticketmaster, also at the Bluegrass Musicians Supply, 1370 S. High St. in Columbus, and also at the gate. Also by mail by calling 740-548-4199.

July 23 Jacob and Charles of the Stockdale Family play fiddle tunes at the New Philadelphia Sidewalk Sale on the courthouse corner. 7-9 p.m. Info: 330-877-9320.

July 24 Don Rigsby & Midnight Call at the Fairview Christian Church of Tick Ridge, 1817 Borland Road in Ray, Ohio. 6-8:45 p.m.

July 25 Faces Made for Radio at the Wheeling Jamboree, 1228 Market St. in Wheeling, W. Va. 7-9 p.m. Info: 304-907-0306.

July 25 The Stockdale Family at the Hartville Elevator 100th Anniversary, 111 N. Prospect Ave. in Hartville, Ohio. 2-4 p.m. Then, at the Sebring Community Concert at the Schreckengost Park Gazebo in downtown Sebring, Ohio. 7-9 p.m. Info: 330-877-2561

July 25 Howard Sayre and Larry Wisse play bluegrass and old time hymn a the Coffee House in Mount Victory, Ohio. Info: 937-644-0035.

July 31 Sterling Bluegrass Boys at the Ohio State Fair at the Entertainment Gazebo at the south end of the Ohio Exhibition Center next to the coliseum , 11th Ave. entrance in Columbus. Showtimes 12:30 and 2:30 p.m.

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August

Aug. 1 Roundeyes Bluegrass Music Festival at Roundeyes Park, 8805 Painters Creek in Arcanum, Ohio. Black Diamond and other to appear. Info: 937-548-7219.

Aug. 1 Howard Sayre and Larry Wisse play bluegrass and old time hymn a the Coffee House in Mount Victory, Ohio. 937-644-0035.

Aug. 1 Grassahol CD release party at Espresso Yourself Café, 90 W. Olentangy St. in Powell, Ohio. 9-11 p.m. Info: 614-268-6353.

Aug. 6-8 Bluegrass in the Hills at Mickey’s Family Campground, 88101 Ford Road in Hopedale, Ohio. Featuring Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road, Summertown Road, the Midnight Ramblers, the Moron Brothers, Megan Murphy, Wills Creek, the Muddy Krick Mountain Boys, Joe Williams & Deep Water, Almost Famous, Southbound Express, Nothin’ Fancy and Goldwing Express. Music starts at 5 p.m. Thurs., 11 a.m. Fri. and Sat. Ticket info: www.mickeysmtn.com.

Aug. 7 Kevin Treadway & Solid Ground at the Bluegrass Opry Barn, 9461 SR 66 in Oakwood, Ohio (Paulding County). 7 p.m. Info: 419-594-2435.

Aug. 7-8 The Allen Family Bluegrass Jubilee at the Lawrence County Fairgrounds in Proctorville, Ohio. Featuring Rhonda Vincent & the Rage, Larry Stephenson Band, Paul Williams & the Victory Trio, Wildwood Valley Boys, Rarely Herd, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, IIIrd Tyme Out, James King Band, Barry Scott & Second Wind, Gary Waldrep Band, Dale Ann Bradley, New Found Road, and Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers. Music starts at 11 a.m. both days. Ticket info: 740-886-1467 or online at www.myspace.com/allenfamilybluegrass.

Aug. 7-8 Black Diamond at the Champaign County Fair in Urbana, Ohio. 7-10 p.m. Info: 937-707-5574.

Aug. 8 Vernon McIntyre & Appalachian Grass at the Miami Whitewater Forest, 9001 Mount Hope Road in Harrison, Ohio. 1-10 p.m.

Aug. 8 Grassahol at the Farm Days Show at the Morrow County Fairgrounds in Mount Gilead, Ohio. 8-10 p.m. Info: 419-864-1884.

Aug. 8 Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers at the Lonesome Acres Bluegrass Festival in Miamisburg, Ohio. 2:30 and 8:45 p.m. Info: www.lonesomeacrespark.com.

Aug. 13 Black Diamond returns to the Champaign County Fair in Urbana, Ohio. 7-10 p.m. Info: 937-707-5574.

Aug. 13-15 Buckeye Bluegrass Festival at the Coon Hunters Club, 1 mi S of Rt 224 on Rt 13 in Greenwich, Ohio. Featuring Dailey & Vincent, Ralph Stanley II & the Clinch Mountain Boys, Goldwing Express, Summertown Road, Matheson Family Pride, Bluegrass Mountaineers, Andy Hamilton & East Ky. Grass, Prater Brothers, McCoy Grass, Coney Carver & the Rainbow Ranch Boys, Copus Hill, Whitaker Brothers and Southern Drive. Music starts at 6 p.m. Thurs., 4 p.m. Fri. and noon Sat. Info: 330-645-1542 or online at www.bluegrassmountaineers.net.

Aug. 13 Sterling Bluegrass Boys at the Ross County Fair, SR 104 N between Chillicothe and Columbus. Showtime: 8-10:30 p.m. Info: 740-869-4626.

Aug. 14 Grassahol at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m. Info: 614-486-4722.

Aug. 15 Slate Ridge at the North Market, across from the Columbus Convention Center. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Free.

Aug. 15 The Stockdale Family Band at the Dan Emmet Festival fiddle, banjo and guitar competition. Info: 740-392-3378. The band then plays at the Bluebird Ampitheatre in Carrollton, Ohio. 6 p.m. Info: 330-627-3739.

Aug. 16 Little Roy Lewis & Lizzy Long at Lee’s Party Haus, 580 Radio Lane in Logan, Ohio. 2 p.m. Sunday Matinee. Info: 740-808-2665.

Aug. 16 Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers at the Mountain Days Festival at Eastwood Metro Park in Dayton, Ohio. 3 p.m. Info: www.ourcommonheritage.com.

Aug. 19-23 Festival in the Cornfield at the Famous Old Time Music Company,20322 U.S. 33 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. Host band: Vernon McIntyre & Appalachian Grass and including Lonesome Meadow, Muleskinner Band, Pine Mountain Highway, Jim Greer & the Mack-O-Chee Valley Folks, Never Dull Bluegrass Band, the Dixie Ryders and more, also workshops, jams and demonstrations. Info: 419-568-1220.

Aug. 20-22 Brown County Bluegrass Festival at the fairgrounds in Georgetown, Ohio. Featuring IIIrd Tyme Out, Summer Time Road, Dixie Ryders, Higher Vision, James King Band, Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers, Tommy Brown & County Line, Kati Penn Band, Melvin Goins & Windy Mountain, J.D. Crowe & the New South, Gold Wing Express, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Cross Roads, Daniel Patrick & family and the All American Bluegrass Band. Visit www.browncountybluegrass.com to check times.

Aug. 21 Slate Ridge at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m.

Aug. 21-22 Country Stage Music Park Bluegrass Festival on 40A Township Road 1031 in Nova. Ohio. Including Black Diamond, Saffle Brothers, Muddy Krick, County Line String Band and Cedar Bluff.

Aug. 21 Jacob Stockdale of the Stockdale Family Band at the Ohio State Fiddle Championship at Stuart’s Opera House during the Parade of the Hills Festival in Nelsonville, Ohio. 6 p.m.

Aug. 22 Sterling Bluegrass Boys at Caesar’s Creek Flea Market, I-71 and SR 73 at the Waynesville, Ohio exit. 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Info: 740-869-4626.

Aug. 22 Hud Haley & the Out of Mind Band at Rick’s Friendly Tavern, 1578 Parsons Ave. in Columbus. 5-8 p.m. Info: 614-871-1230.

Aug. 22 The Howard Sayre Band at the Mt. Victory Coffee & Tea, 101 N. Main St. in Mt. Victory, Ohio. 6:30 p.m.

Aug. 28 Grassahol at Dick’s Den, 2417 N. High St., Columbus. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Info: 614-268-9573.

Aug. 28 Dale Vanderpool & friends for the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m. Info: 614-486-4722 or www.byrnespub.com.

Aug. 29 Vernon McIntyre & Appalachian Grass at the Tri State Gas Engine Show at the Jay County Fairgrounds in Portland, Ind. 6-10 p.m. Info: 765-369-2656.

Aug. 29 Hud Haley & the Out of Mind Band at the Grove City Inn, 4260 Harrisburg Pike in Grove City, Ohio. 9 p.m. to midnight. Info: 614-871-1230.

Aug. 29 Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers at the RiverScape Metro Park in Dayton, Ohio. Free. 7:30 p.m.

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September

Sept. 2-5 Millersport Sweet Corn Festival in Millersport, Ohio. Bluegrass and country music includes the New Outlook Band on Sept. 2 at 8:30 p.m. (Heritage Stage), the Walker Family and For His Glory on Sept. 3 at 8:30 p.m. (Heritage Stage), John Conlee on Sept. 4 at 8 p.m. (Main Stage) and Jeffrey Leonard on Sept. 5 at 5 p.m. (Founder’s Commons Stage).

Sept. 3-6 Northern Indiana Bluegrass Festival at the Noble County 4-H Fairgrounds, 580 N. Fair St. in Kendallville, Indiana. Featuring Vernon McIntyre & Appalachian Grass, Kentucky Blue, Kickin’ Grass, Jett’s Creek, Davidson Brothers, Buck & Company, Lonesome Meadow, Southern Explosion, Cumberland Gap, Deadwood and more. Music starts Fri. at 6:30 p.m., Sat. at 10:30 a.m. and Sun. at 11 a.m. Info: 260-432-4485.

Sept. 4 Black Diamond at the Richwood Independent Fair in Richwood, Ohio. 7-10 p.m. Info: 937-707-5574.

Sept. 4 Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers at the Montgomery County Fair at the fairgrounds in Dayton, Ohio. 7 p.m.

Sept. 4 Katty Whompus at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m. Info: 614-486-4722 or www.byrnespub.com.

Sept. 4 Faces Made for Radio at the Morrow County Fair at the Morrow County Fairgrounds in Mt. Gilead, Ohio. 8 p.m. Free with fair admission.

Sept. 5 Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers at the Mandolin Farms Bluegrass Festival in Flemingsburg, Ky. Info: www.mandolinfarmbluegrass.net.

Sept. 5 Faces Made for Radio at the Bluegrass in the Grove, 2817 SR 602 in North Robinson, Ohio. 2 p.m.

Sept. 5 Second Wind Bluegrass Duet at the Areopagitica Book Store, 3510 N. High St. in the Clintonville area of Columbus. 7 p.m. Free.

Sept. 6 Bluegrass, Barbeque and Boom at the Dawes Arboretum, 7770 Jacksontown Road in Newark, Ohio. 3-10 p.m. Info; 740-323-2355.

Sept. 6 Sterling Bluegrass Boys at the Sunflower Festival in the streets of Frankfort, Ohio. 3:30-5 p.m.

Sept. 7 Second Wind Bluegrass Duet at the Johnstown Swappers Day, 7357 Sportsmanclub Road in Johnstown, Ohio. 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Sept. 7 Sterling Bluegrass Boys at the Caesar’s Creek Flea Market at I-71 S and Route 73 at the Waynesville exit. 11:30-2:30 p.m.

Sept. 11 Grassahol at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m. Info: 614-486-4722.

Sept. 12 Slate Ridge at the North Market, across from the Columbus Convention Center. 9-11 a.m. Free.

Sept. 12 Northwest Territory, the Muleskinner Band and Vernon McIntyre & Appalachian Grass at Secrest Auditorium in Zanesville, Ohio. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., music at 6. Ticket info: 740-454-6851.

Sept. 12 Sterling Bluegrass Boys at the Clinton County Corn Festival at the Clinton County Fairgrounds in Wilmington, Ohio. 8-10 p.m. Info: 740-869-4626.

Sept. 17-19 Annual Mohican Bluegrass Festival at the Mohican Wilderness Campground, 22462 Wally Road in Glenmont, Ohio. Featuring Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, David Peterson & 1946, the Wildwood Valley Boys, Northwest Territory, Alecia Nugent, The Wheeling Park High School Bluegrass Band, Hillbilly Gypsies, Mountain Therapy, Allegheny Drifters, Copus Hill and Idletymes. Noon-11 p.m. each day. Ticket info: 740-599-6741.

Sept. 18 Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper and Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers at the Old Fashioned Days Festival at Shawnee Park in Xenia, Ohio. 7 p.m. Free.

Sept. 18 Death by Banjo at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m. Info: 614-486-4722 or www.byrnespub.com.

Sept. 18-20 Frosty Morning and Caney Creek at the Thornville Backwoods Festival, 8572 High Point Road in Thornville, Ohio. Showtimes for Caney Creek: Fri. and Sat. from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Showtimes for Frosty Morning: Sat. 2-6 p.m. and Sun. 1-5 p.m. Festival is located 6 mi. S of I-70 off SR 13 onto High Point Road, approximately 35 mi E of Columbus. .

Sept. 19 The Hylo Brown Memorial Bluegrass Festival at Goshen Memorial Park in Mechanicsburg, Ohio. Free admission. Featuring Jim Smoak & the Louisiana Honeydrippers, Mike Daniels & Lonesome Ride, Vince Combs & Shadetree Bluegrass, the McCoy Grass, Black Diamond, Grassahol, Death by Banjo, East Run, the Baldwin Family and Blue Storm. 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Sept. 19 Appalachian Opry at the Famous Old Time Music Company, 20322 U.S. 33 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. Featuring Vernon McIntyre & Appalachian Grass, Chalmer Rowe, Don Bowlin and Jeff Causey. 7 p.m.

Sept. 25 New Grass Station at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m. Info: 614-486-4722 or www.byrnespub.com.

Sept. 25-26 Salt Creek Bluegrass Festival at the Old Chandlersville School Grounds in Chandlersville, Ohio. Featuring For His Glory, Frosty Morning, Willscreek, Timberline and Bluegrass Express. Noon-9 p.m. both days. Info: 740-872-4017.

Sept. 26 WOSU’s Bluegrass Ramble presents an exclusive evening with Dave Evans & Riverbend and Black Diamond at the Jerome Township Hall, 9777 Industrial Parkway in New California, Ohio (near Plain City). 6-11 p.m. Doors open at 5. Info: 937-707-5574 or online at www.blackdiamondbluegrassband@yahoo.com.

Sept. 26 Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers at the Old Timer’s Days at the Greene County Fairgrounds in Xenia, Ohio. 5:30 p.m.

Sept. 26 The Stockdale Family Band at the DeHaven Home & Garden Showplace, 15276 US 224 East in Findlay, Ohio. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Info: 419-422-5617. Then later that day, the Stockdales play at the Wilderness Center Concert, 9877 Alabama Ave. SW in Wilmot, Ohio. 7 p.m. Info: www.wildernesscenter.org.

Sept. 26 Bluegrass in the Cornfields at the Famous Old Time Music Company, 20322 U.S. 33 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. Featuring Vernon McIntyre & Appalachian Grass, 3-10 p.m.

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October

Oct. 2 Cowboy Hillbilly Hippy Folk at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m. Info: 614-486-4722 or www.byrnespub.com.

Oct. 2 Second Wind Bluegrass Duet at Tractor Supply, 315 Deo Drive in Newark, Ohio. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Oct. 3 Slate Ridge at the North Market, across from the Columbus Convention Center. 9-11 a.m. Free.

Oct. 3 Gospel Bluegrass at the Famous Old Time Music Company, 20322 U.S. 33 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. Featuring Vernon McIntyre & Appalachian Grass, Laurel Mountain, Mike & Sharon Wildermuth and Sheila Rowe. 4-10 p.m.

Oct. 4 Faces Made for Radio on D28 Plus Five live radio performance on WOUB FM radio. 1 p.m.

Oct. 4 Rhythm Highway at the Magnetic Springs United Methodist Church, 113 Olive St. in Magnetic Springs, Ohio. 2-5 pm. Info: 937-707-5574.

Oct. 9 Grassahol at Brenda Sue’s Country Fixin’s Restaurant and Central Ohio Opry, 5227 National Road (Old Route 40) in Hebron, Ohio. 7-9 p.m.

Oct. 9 Faces Made for Radio at the Charm Days Festival, SR 557 South in Charm, Ohio. 7 p.m.

Oct. 10 WOSU’s Bluegrass Ramble presents an exclusive Saturday evening with David Davis & the Warrior River Boys at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7 p.m. Info: 614-486-4722 or www.byrnespub.com.

Oct. 10 Second Wind Bluegrass Duet at the Groveport Apple Butter Festival at Heritage Park on Wirt Road in Groveport, Ohio. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Info: 614-836-5301.

Oct. 10 Faces Made for Radio and Ottawa County at the Cardington American Legion Hall on Park Street in Cardington, Ohio. 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 10 Vernon McIntyre & Appalachian Grass at the Wheeling Jamboree, 1228 Market St. in Wheeling, W. Va. 7-9 p.m. Info: 800-505-7464.

Oct. 10-11 Faces Made for Radio at the Prairie Peddler Festival, 3170 SR 97 in Butler, Ohio. 11:30 a.m. both days.

Oct. 16 Rock Island Plow at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m. Info: 614-486-4722 or Oct. 16 Rock Island Plow at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m. Info: 614-486-4722 or www.byrnespub.com.

Oct. 16 Rhonda Vincent & the Rage at Stuart’s Opera House in the business district in Nelsonville, Ohio. 8 p.m. Info at www.stuartsoperahouse.net.

Oct. 17 Northwest Territory at Concert on the Creek, 123 Mill Street in Gahanna, Ohio. 8-10 p.m.

Oct. 17 Jacob Stockdale of The Stockdale Family Band at the Heritage Festival Fiddle Contest at the Tuscarawas Fairgrounds. Info: 330-339-3991.

Oct. 17 Black Diamond and Slate Ridge at the Jerome Township Hall, 9777 Industrial Parkway in New California, Ohio (near Plain City). 6-11 p.m. Doors open at 5. Info: 937-707-5574 or by email to blackdiamondbluegrassband@yahoo.com.

Oct. 17 The Appalachian Opry featuring Vernon McIntrye & Appalachian Grass at the Old Time Music Company, 20322 US 33 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. 7 p.m.

Oct. 17 Faces Made for Radio at the Country Festival benefiting the Morrow County MR&DD at the Whetstone School in Mt. Gilead, Ohio. Noon.

Oct. 17 Second Wind Bluegrass Duet at the Areopagitica Book Store, 3510 N. High St. in Columbus. 8-9 p.m. Info: 614-268-5094.

Oct. 18 Second Wind Bluegrass Duet at the Little Cities of Black Diamonds Day at the Southern Local School in Hemlock, Ohio. Noon-5 p.m. Free. Info: 740-394-3011.

Oct. 23 Slate Ridge at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m. Info: 614-486-4722.

Oct. 23 Oakhurst at Victorians Midnight Café, 251 W. 5th Ave. in Columbus. 7 p.m. Info: www.victoriansmidnightcafe.com

Oct. 24 Sterling Bluegrass Boys at Renick’s Family Farm Market, Route 23 South just N of Ashville, Ohio. 1-5 p.m. Info: 740-869-4626.

Oct. 24 Blue Storm at the Bluegrass Opry Barn, 9461 SR 66 in Oakwood, Ohio (Paulding County). 7 p.m. Info: 419-594-2435.

Oct. 26 Vernon McIntrye & Appalachian Grass at the Famous Old Time Music Company, 20322 US 33 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. 4-9 p.m.

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November

Nov. 4 Great American Taxi with the Cowboy Hillbilly Hippy Folk band at Victorians Midnight Café, 251 W. 5th Ave. in Columbus. 7 p.m. Info: www.victoriansmidnightcafe.com

Nov. 6 Grassahol at the Columbus Cultural Arts Center next to Bicentennial Park in downtown Columbus. 6:15-9:15 p.m.

Nov. 6 Lonesome Will Mullins & the Virginia Playboys and Chestnut Ridge at the Licking Valley Elementary School, 1510 Licking Valley Road in Hanover, Ohio. Doors open at 6 p.m., music at 7:30. Info: 740-763-3680.

Nov. 6-7 Summertown Road at the American Legion Hall, 3253 S. High St. in Columbus. 8:30 p.m.

Nov. 7 Central Ohio Bluegrass Association’s monthly meeting at their new location at the Genoa Middle School, 5948 S. Old 3-C Highway in Westerville, Ohio. Dinner and jam at 5 p.m., guest bands 6-9 p.m. featuring Lori Lyn & New Look and the Ragged Ridge Bluegrass band.

Nov. 7 Here By Grace at the Lighthouse Ministries chili dinner and songfest, 2295 S. High St. in Columbus. 1 p.m. Info: 614-444-1524.

Nov. 7 Faces Made for Radio at the Wheeling Jamboree, 1224 Market St. in Wheeling, W. Va. 7 p.m. Info: 304-907-0306.

Nov. 7 Melvin Goins & Windy Mountain at the Bluegrass Opry Barn, 9461 SR 66 in Oakwood, Ohio (Paulding County). 7 p.m. Info: 419-594-2435.

Nov. 7 Vernon & Kitty McIntyre duet at the Famous Old Time Music Company, 20322 US 33 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. 7-10 p.m. Info: 419-568-1220.

Nov. 11 The Appalachian Opry featuring Vernon McIntrye & Appalachian Grass at the Old Time Music Company, 20322 US 33 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. 7 p.m.

Nov. 11 Stockdale Family Band at the Central Presbyterian Church in Zanesville, Ohio 7-9 p.m.

Nov. 13 Grassahol at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m. Info: 614-486-4722.

Nov. 13 “Lost Highway” – The Hank Williams Story at the Famous Old Time Music Company, 20322 US. 33 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. 6-10 p.m. Info: 419-568-1220.

Nov. 13-14 The Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival at the Roberts Convention Center, exit 50 at I-71 and US Route 68 in Wilmington, Ohio Show starts at 1:30 p.m. Fri. and 11:30 a.m. Sat. Featuring Daily & Vincent, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Dale Ann Bradley, Rhonda Vincent & the Rage and IIIrd Tyme Out, Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time, The Primitive Quartet, Nothin’ Fancy, Barry Scott & Second Wind and Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers. Info: www.somusicfest.com or 937-372-5804.

Nov. 14 Vernon McIntrye & Appalachian Grass at Harvest Time Restaurant, 3418 E. Everton Road in Connersville, Ohio. 7 p.m.

Nov. 14 Faces Made for Radio and Grassahol at the Cardington American Legion Hall on Park Street in Cardington, Ohio. 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 14 Stockdale Family Band leads a family band workshop at the Kent State Folk Festival, noon – 1 p.m. Kent, Ohio.

Nov. 14 Northwest Territory at the Am Vets club, 3535 Westerville Road in Westerville, Ohio. 7 p.m.

Nov. 19 Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike at the Bluegrass Opry Barn, 9461 SR 66 in Oakwood, Ohio (Paulding County). 7 p.m. Info: 419-594-2435.

Nov. 21 Black Diamond and Sycamore Run at the Jerome Township Hall, 9777 Industrial Parkway in New California, Ohio (near Plain City). 6-11 p.m. Doors open at 5. Info: 937-707-5574 or by email to blackdiamondbluegrassband@yahoo.com.

Nov. 21 Faces Made for Radio at the Lincolnway Recreation Center, 2817 SR 602 in North Robinson, Ohio. 6:30-8 p.m. Info: 419-562-4363.

Nov. 21 Bluegrass in the Cornfields (inside concert) featuring Vernon McIntrye & Appalachian Grass and the Whitaker Brothers at the Old Time Music Company, 20322 US 33 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. 7 p.m.

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December

Dec. 4 Grassahol at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m. Info: 614-486-4722.

Dec. 4 Cherryholmes at the Marion Palace Theatre, 276 W. Center St., in Marion, Ohio. 8 p.m. Info at marionpalace.org.

Dec. 4 Little Roy Lewis Band and the Walkers at the Licking Valley Elementary School, 1510 Licking Valley Road in Hanover, Ohio. Doors open at 6 p.m., music at 7:30. Info: 740-763-3680.

Dec. 5 Central Ohio Bluegrass Association’s holiday party (members only) at the Genoa Middle School, 5948 S. Old 3-C Highway in Westerville, Ohio. Dinner and jam at 5 p.m., featured entertainment 6-9 p.m.

Dec. 5 Lori Lynn & New Outlook at the Bluegrass Opry Barn, 9461 SR 66 in Oakwood, Ohio (Paulding County) 7 p.m.. Info: 419-594-2435.

Dec. 5 Appalachian Opry at the Famous Old Time Music Company, 20322 US 33 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. 4 pm.

Dec. 5 Howard Sayre & Larry Wise at the Mount Victory Coffee & Tea, 101 N. Main St. in Mount Victory, Ohio. 6:30 p.m. Info: mountvictorycoffee.com.

Dec. 6 Caney Creek Bluegrass Band at the Buckeye Valley Opry, 2300 National Road SW in Hebron, Ohio. 2-6 p.m. Info: robbcoauctions.com

Dec. 11 Slate Ridge at the bluegrass happy hour at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. Third Ave. in the Grandview area of Columbus. 7-9 p.m. Info: 614-486-4722.

Dec. 11 Grassahol at the Shamrock Club Holiday Concert. Time TBA. Info: 740-369-1476.

Dec. 11 A Skaggs Family Christmas featuring Ricky Skaggs and the Whites at the Palace Theatre in downtown Columbus. 8 p.m. Check CAPA for ticket information.

Dec. 12 Faces Made for Radio and a special guest band at the Cardington American Legion Hall on Park Street in Cardington, Ohio. 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 12 RU Bound at the Java Central Coffee House, 20 S. State St. in Westerville, Ohio. 7 p.m. Info at java-central.com.

Dec. 13 Lori-Lyn & New Outlook at the Buckeye Valley Opry, 2300 National Road SW in Hebron, Ohio. 2-6 p.m. Info at robbcoauctions.com.

Dec. 15 Caney Creek Bluegrass Band at the Buckeye Valley Opry, 2300 National Road SW in Hebron, Ohio. 2-6 p.m. Info: robbcoauctions.com.

Dec. 18 Rarely Herd at the Pennyroyal Opera House in Fairview, Ohio. 7p.m.

Dec. 19 Lost & Found at the Bluegrass Opry Barn, 9461 SR 66 in Oakwood, Ohio (Paulding County). 7 p.m. Info: 419-594-2435.

Dec. 19 Bluegrass in the Cornfields at the Famous Old Time Music Company, 20322 US Route 33 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. 4-9 p.m.

Dec. 20 Appreciation Concert and Benefit Show honoring Dale Vanderpool and Gerald Evans at the Roberts Center I-71 Exit 50 at US Route 68 in Wilmington, Ohio. Featuring the Grascals, J.D. Crowe & the New South, Lost & Found, Blue and Lonesome, Melvin Goins & Windy Mountain, Wildwood Valley Boys, Larry Stephenson Band, Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers and Don Rigsby & Midnight Call. Special peformance includes Sonny Osborne, Mark Rader, Larry Cordle, Dwayne Sparks and others. Door open at noon, music starts at 12:30. Ticket Info: www.myclassiccountry.com or 937-372-5804.

Dec. 20 Caney Creek Bluegrass Band at the Buckeye Valley Opry, 2300 National Road SW in Hebron, Ohio. 2-6 p.m. Info: robbcoauctions.com

Dec. 31 Hud Haley & Friends at Keith Sanson's Picker's Corner, 452 Lancaster Pike (Rt. 22), Circleville, Ohio, next to Sutherland Lumber. 8:30 p.m.- 12:15 a.m.

Dec. 31 Grassahol New Year's Eve Party at the Old Bag of Nails, downtown Westerville, Ohio. Time TBA. Info: 614-268-6353.

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