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Bluegrass Extravaganza

Award-winning Bluegrass acts take the stage at The Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival, March 27 and 28, at the Roberts Convention Centre in Wilmington. This is one of southwest Ohio’s most entertaining acoustic music events, occurring twice a year, in March and November.

The Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival features Bluegrass, Old-Time and Gospel music. Nationally and internationally known acoustic music groups are billed for March including The Seldom Scene, Longview, J.D. Crowe and the New South, Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers and more.

Humana will host a 24-hour jamming room for pickers. Door prizes, raffle prizes, an instrument check, food and various vendors offer value-added extras to all attendees in a smoke and alcohol free environment. The Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival will also feature a songwriting and storytelling workshop and a mandolin workshop.

The Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival is the largest indoor Bluegrass, Old-Time and Gospel event in the region and continues to grow with each event. The Roberts Centre, located 12 miles south of Xenia, 5 miles north of Wilmington at the intersection of US 68 and I-71, exit 50, is convenient to fans from all over Ohio and neighboring states. This accessible location is less than an hour drive from Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus. The Roberts Centre also includes a Holiday Inn hotel, Max and Erma’s Restaurant, and RV parking adding to the comfort and convenience of the attendees.

Classic Country Radio, WBZI AM 1500, WKFI AM 1090 and WEDI AM 1130, is the media host for this event. Listen to Classic Country Radio weekdays 2 p.m. –5 p.m. as festival producer and station manager, Joe Mullins, broadcasts the best traditional Bluegrass music from past and present. Listen on-line at

For additional festival information, ticket purchases, hotel rooms, comments and talent suggestions, visit

Ticket Information

Tickets are on sale now for advance purchases online or via phone for both reserved and general admission seating. Advance ticket sales end, Tuesday, March 24, at 5 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door during the festival. All sales final.

2-Day Reserved Seating: $60 for Adults; Children 16 and under-$10

General Admission Seating: 2-Day in advance-$52; 1-Day in advance-$27; 2-Day at the door-$55; 1-Day at the door-$30; Children 16 and under free with adult purchase.


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