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Cead Mile Failte- Presented By Huntington Bank
St. Peters School
118 Church St.
Chillicothe, Ohio 45601
6:00PM, Saturday, March 11, 2017
($75 – $550)
CHILLICOTHE'S MOST ANTICIPATED FUNDRAISER OF THE YEAR! Join The Drowsy Lads at this night of fun, music, food, silent auction and drinks! All proceeds will benefit The Scioto Society, producers of the outdoor drama TECUMSEH! Held at St. Peters School, 118 Church St. Chillicothe, OH 45601. VIP TICKETS ARE FOR RESERVED TABLES OF 8, AT $550 PER TABLE. Generously presented by Huntington Bank.    
An Evening With Dailey & Vincent
Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheatre
5968 Marietta Road
Chillicothe, OH 45601
7:00PM, Sunday, June 18, 2017
($25.00 – $50.00)
Dailey & Vincent is one of the top Bluegrass bands in America. From the very beginning of their partnership in late 2007, Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent quickly established themselves as fresh voices in their genre. The concoction of their fantastically powerful vocal blends, 4 award-winning studio albums, and heavy touring schedules has gained them well-deserved attention from bluegrass, county, and gospel critics and fans alike. Dailey & Vincent has been recognized as 3-time IBMA Entertainers of the Year, 3-time IBMA Vocal Group of the Year, 3-time Grammy nominee, and Dove Award winners. The band has also become a perennial favorite on the touring and festival circuit; they play over 115 shows per year to sold out crowds in the United States and have developed a strong international following. Please note that this is a rain or shine event and all sales are final. There will be no opening act. VIP TICKETS AVAILABLE AND INCLUDE: BLUEGRASSS BUFFET, COLLECTIBLE VIP LANYARD, LIMITED EDITION SHOW POSTER & PRIORITY LINE DURING MEET & GREET. Kids 6 years and younger are just $5! Join us prior to the show beginning at 4:30 for the Bluegrass Chicken Buffet.  Dine in our spacious, covered terrace, overlooking a vista of forests and mountains. The Terrace features a buffet dinner of wholesome American food. No one will walk away Hungry! The menu includes Broaster Fried Chicken, baked ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, corn, salad bar, bakery rolls, dessert includes baked apple streusel and chocolate pudding, coffee, iced tea and soft drinks. All You Care To Eat!  Tickets are $14.95 for adults and $7.95 for kids 10 and under.
Lonesome River Band W/ Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers
Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheatre
5968 Marietta Road
Chillicothe, OH 45601
7:00PM, Sunday, July 9, 2017
($20.00 – $50.00)
Since its formation 34 years ago, Lonesome River Band continues its reputation as one of the most respected names in Bluegrass music. Five-time International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Banjo Player of the Year, and winner of the Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass, Sammy Shelor leads the group that is constantly breaking new ground in Acoustic music. This award-winning band is again building on the familiar while adding bold progressiveness to its legend with the March 19, 2016 Mountain Home Music Company album, Bridging the Tradition that made its debut at #2 on Billboard’s Top 10 Bluegrass Album Chart. The album received a 2016 IBMA Award Nomination for Album of the Year along with “Thunder & Lightning” for Song of the Year, “Rockin’ of the Cradle for Gospel Recorded Performance of the Year, and Sammy Shelor for Banjo Performer of the Year.   Lonesome River Band with special guest Steve Martin made an appearance and performed on the Late Show with David Letterman on November 11, 2011. Lonesome River Band continues set the standard in the bluegrass music world. Whether performing on the famous stage of the Grand Ole Opry or headlining major concert events & festivals, their loyal fans continue to support one of the most loved and most influential acts of our time. No matter the source, Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers always put their distinctive stamp on a song, making it at once their own and a part of the chain of tradition that lies at the heart of bluegrass. JMRR’s professionalism and successful, heavily played recordings have kept them in demand with a national audience. Celebrating their 10th year as a professional touring band, Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers have been seen by thousands of fans across the continent through performances at a vast array of venues including the National Folk Festival, Bluegrass Underground, Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman, and regular guest appearances on the Grand Ole Opry. Currently they are enjoying the success of their latest Rebel Records project, Sacred Memories. The album's first single, "All Dressed Up" has reached #1 and is currently among the candidates for nomination in this year's International Bluegrass Music Association Awards. Additionally, Mullins’ is a favorite broadcaster in Bluegrass, on radio over 30 years in the Midwest. He also host’s “Front Porch Fellowship,” syndicated on air each week in 30 states and Canada to nearly 200 radio stations and to thousands of internet listeners. Please note that this is a rain or shine event and all sales are final. There will be no opening act. VIP TICKETS AVAILABLE AND INCLUDE: BLUEGRASSS BUFFET, COLLECTIBLE VIP LANYARD, LIMITED EDITION SHOW POSTER & PRIORITY LINE DURING MEET & GREET. Kids 10 years and younger are only $5!
Shakespeare On Sugarloaf: A Midsummer Nights Dream
Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheatre
5968 Marietta Road
Chillicothe, OH 45601
8:00PM, Sunday, July 23, 2017
Free
FREE
Shakespeare's intertwined love polygons begin to get complicated from the start--Demetrius and Lysander both want Hermia but she only has eyes for Lysander. Bad news is, Hermia's father wants Demetrius for a son-in-law. On the outside is Helena, whose unrequited love burns hot for Demetrius. Hermia and Lysander plan to flee from the city under cover of darkness but are pursued by an enraged Demetrius (who is himself pursued by an enraptured Helena). In the forest, unbeknownst to the mortals, Oberon and Titania (King and Queen of the faeries) are having a spat over a servant boy. The plot twists up when Oberon's head mischief-maker, Puck, runs loose with a flower which causes people to fall in love with the first thing they see upon waking. Throw in a group of labourers preparing a play for the Duke's wedding (one of whom is given a donkey's head and Titania for a lover by Puck) and the complications become fantastically funny. Join us prior to the show beginning at 4:30 for an all you care to eat buffet!  Tickets just $14.95 for adults and $7.95 for kids 10 and under. This production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" is part of Shakespeare on Sugarloaf, a major initiative of The Scioto Society, Inc. to provide free Shakespeare to Southern Ohio.
Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder- Live In Concert!
Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheatre
5968 Marietta Road
Chillicothe, OH 45601
7:00PM, Sunday, July 30, 2017
($32.50 – $50.00)
A life full of music. That's the story of Ricky Skaggs. By age 21, he was already considered a "recognized master" of one of America's most demanding art forms, but his career took him in other directions, catapulting him to popularity and success in the mainstream of country music. His life's path has taken him to various musical genres, from where it all began in bluegrass music, to striking out on new musical journeys, while still leaving his musical roots intact. He struck his first chords on a mandolin over 50 years ago, and this 14-time Grammy Award winner continues to do his part to lead the recent roots revival in music. With 12 consecutive Grammy-nominated classics behind him, the diverse and masterful tones made by this gifted artist come from a life dedicated to playing music that is both fed by the soul and felt by the heart. Please note that this is a rain or shine event and all sales are final. There will be no opening act. VIP TICKETS AVAILABLE AND INCLUDE: BLUEGRASSS BUFFET, COLLECTIBLE VIP LANYARD, LIMITED EDITION SHOW POSTER & PRIORITY LINE DURING MEET & GREET. Kids 10 years and younger are only $5! Join us prior to the show beginning at 4:30 for the Bluegrass Chicken Buffet.  Dine in our spacious, covered terrace, overlooking a vista of forests and mountains. The Terrace features a buffet dinner of wholesome American food. No one will walk away Hungry! The menu includes Broaster Fried Chicken, baked ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, corn, salad bar, bakery rolls, dessert includes baked apple streusel and chocolate pudding, coffee, iced tea and soft drinks. All You Care To Eat!  Tickets are $14.95 for adults and $7.95 for kids 10 and under.  
Shakespeare On Sugarloaf: Hamlet
Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheatre
5968 Marietta Road
Chillicothe, OH 45601
8:00PM, Sunday, August 6, 2017
Free
FREE
 Hamlet is Shakespeare’s most popular, and most puzzling, play. It follows the form of a “revenge tragedy,” in which the hero, Hamlet, seeks vengeance against his father’s murderer, his uncle Claudius, now the king of Denmark. Much of its fascination, however, lies in its uncertainties. Among them: What is the Ghost—Hamlet’s father demanding justice, a tempting demon, an angelic messenger? Does Hamlet go mad, or merely pretend to? Once he is sure that Claudius is a murderer, why does he not act? Was his mother, Gertrude, unfaithful to her husband or complicit in his murder? Join us prior to the show beginning at 4:30 for an all you care to eat buffet!  Tickets just $14.95 for adults and $7.95 for kids 10 and under. This production of "Hamlet" is part of Shakespeare on Sugarloaf, a major initiative of The Scioto Society, Inc. to provide free Shakespeare to Southern Ohio.
SamJam 2017
Pike Co. Fairgrounds
311 Mill St.
Piketon, ohio 45661
12:00PM, Monday, August 28, 2017
($30.00 – $100.00)
This four-day festival has an extraordinary lineup, a beautiful venue and reasonably priced admission.  After an exceptional debut, SamJam is poised to become one of the finest music events in the Ohio Valley and beyond. 
The Pike County Fairgrounds in Piketon, Ohio, has more than 300 camper hookups and covers more than 40 acres in the picturesque foothills of the Appalachian mountains.
  THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, 2017
  • 1-2:30 p.m. - Tim Strong & Kentucky Ridge
  • 2:45-4:15 p.m. - Kevin Prater Band
  • BREAK
  • 5-6:30 p.m. - Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers
  • 6:45-8:15 p.m. - Ralph Stanley II & The Clinch Mountain Boys
  • 8:30 p.m.-Close - Larry Sparks & The Lonesome Ramblers
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
  • Noon-12:45 p.m. - The Wooks
  • 1-1:45 p.m. - Dave Adkins Band
  • 2-2:45 p.m. - Turning Ground
  • 3-3:45 p.m. - Flatt Lonesome
  • BREAK
  • 4:30-5:15 p.m. - The Wooks
  • 5:30 - 6:15 p.m. - Dave Adkins Band
  • 6:30-7:15 p.m. - Turning Ground
  • 7:30-8:15 p.m. - Flatt Lonesome
  • 8:30-10 p.m. - Balsam Range
  • 10:15 p.m.-Close - The Cleverlys
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2017
  • Noon-12:45 p.m. - The Barnlizards
  • 1-1:45 p.m. - Alan Bibey & Grasstowne
  • 2-2:45 p.m. - Hammertown
  • 3-3:45 p.m. - Blue Mafia
  • 4-5:30 p.m. - Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
  • BREAK
  • 6:30-7:15 p.m. - Alan Bibey & Grasstowne
  • 7:30-8:15 p.m. - Hammertown
  • 8:30-9:15 p.m. - Blue Mafia
  • 9:30 p.m.-Close - The Original Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2017
  • 11 a.m. - Almost There
  • 11:30 a.m. - New Again
  • 12:15-1:30 p.m. - The Evans Brothers
  • 1:45-3:15 p.m. - The Alecia Nugent Band with Bradley Walker
  • BREAK
  • 4-5:30 p.m. - Steve Dilling & Sideline
  • 5:45-7:15 p.m. - The Seldom Scene
  • 7:30 p.m.-Close - Gary Nichols & Iron Horse
CAMPING INFORMATION
HOOKUPS:  The Pike County Fairgrounds campground has excellent infrastructure with electric and water hookups for campers and registration is now open for all remaining camping spots.  As a reminder, the purchase of an event ticket is required for anyone on the grounds and camping fees are separately paid to the Pike County Fair Board.  All camping spots are expected to be reserved, so don't delay.  The cost for a water/electric hookup is $25 per day.  Contact Mary Conley with the Pike County Fair Board at (740) 708-0303 or mary.conley@pikectc.org to secure your favorite camping location. PRIMITIVE:  Primitive camping spots are available.  Contact Conley for more information.
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