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NEWS: Currently booking dates for late 2017 and 2018. Venue managers please use the email link on the home page.

Thursday, August 24 High & Low Winery 588 Medina Road, Medina, OH 44256. This winery features great paninis and some fine vintages, plus an array of great microbrews! Nice weather finds us on the multi-level patio. 6pm.
Friday, August 25 Lapos House Concert –Private Event– North Ridgeville. 7pm.
Saturday, August 26 Piercefest 2017: 835 S. Munroe Road, Tallmadge OH 44278. Jim hosts and performs at this annual open mic/jam at the home of Scott and Judy Pierce featuring some of the finest local talent in the area along with boatloads of food, hooch and merriment. Bring a dish to share, some drink and a lawn chair. Players welcome! As in year’s past, this event will be co-hosted by Judypalooza mascot, Roofus the Squirrel!! 6pm.
Sunday, August 27 Vermilion Valley Vineyards 11005 Gore Orphanage Road, Wakeman, OH 44889. Nice weather finds us all outside enjoying the view of the lake from their covered porch. This is a special reunion event for Dave Rothgery! 2pm.
Wednesday, August 30 Winery at Wolf Creek 2637 S. Cleveland-Massillon Rd., Norton, OH 44203. Beautiful winery with great listening room & friendly crowd. Nice weather finds us all out on their beautiful deck! 7pm.
Friday, September 1 Bent Ladder 13550 Mt. Eaton Rd. N., Doylestown, OH 44230. Handcrafted hard ciders and wines from premium estate-grown fruit, served in a rustic-chic setting overlooking miles of Mother Nature’s best scenery. Food trucks most Fridays and Saturdays! 6:30pm.
Saturday, September 2 Vermilion Valley Vineyards 11005 Gore Orphanage Road, Wakeman, OH 44889. Nice weather finds us all outside enjoying the sunset over the lake from their covered porch. Jim will be joined by the Mother Superior of Mambo, Tim Cole! 7pm.
Sunday, September 3 Rocky Point Winery 111 West Main Street, Marblehead, Ohio 43440. Jim’s first appearance at this vino venue on Ohio’s Northcoast. 3pm.
Sunday, September 3 Watts’ Campfire Concert 5156 Townline Rd. 187, New London, OH 44089. Michelle and Chris Watts invite friends and family to an outdoor, unplugged concert centered around their fire pit! Jim will be joined by Tim Cole, Jim Ballard, Scott Stiert and the legendary Chad Hoffman! More details TBA. 7pm.
Fri. & Sat. Sept. 8 & 9 A.J. and Nichole’s wedding!
Thursday, September 14 Shanks Bar & Grill 1333 Center St. Ashland, OH 44805. Relaxing watering holein Ashland Golf Club with a gorgeous view of the fairways down below. Full menu and great drink offerings. 7pm.
Friday, September 15 Filia Cellars 3059 Greenwich Road, Wadsworth, OH 44281. Newer vino venue situated in a beautifully renovated century house (former home of the Seville Giants!) featuring California dry reds as well as Ohio whites. You may bring your own food! Nice weather finds us outside in the beautiful backyard area. You may bring your dog if we’re outside. 7pm.
Saturday, September 16 Regency Wine Bar 115 Ghent Rd, Fairlawn, OH 44333 (across from Summit Mall). Beautiful surroundings and a huge array of wines and craft beers. Check out their website for menu options. 8pm.
Saturday, September 16 Summit Mennonite Church Pig Roast 939 Norton Ave., Barberton, OH 44203. Annual outdoor family event featuring great food and plenty of it! Plus a terrifc, friendly crowd. All are welcome to this FREE event! Corn hole toss and yard games guaranteed fun for all ages. Please direct any questions to 330-753-2019. Music from 4 to 7pm.
Thursday, September 21 High & Low Winery 588 Medina Road, Medina, OH 44256. This winery features great paninis and some fine vintages, plus an array of great microbrews! Nice weather finds us on the multi-level patio. 6pm.
Friday, September 22 Halliday’s Winery 2400 NE River Road, Lake Milton, OH 44429. Spacious listening room serving terrific meals, great vintages and excellent micro-brews! Plus a large outdoor seating area with a fire ring situated right on the edge of the lake! 7pm.
Saturday, September 23 School House Winery 455 Schneiders Crossing Road NW, Dover, OH 44622. Positively lovely winery in mid-Ohio. Beautiful outdoor seating area right next to a scenic pond and meadow. 7pm.
Wednesday, September 27 Winery at Wolf Creek 2637 S. Cleveland-Massillon Rd., Norton, OH 44203. Beautiful winery with great listening room & friendly crowd. Nice weather finds us all out on their beautiful deck! 7pm.
Thursday, September 28 Western Reserve Masonic Community 4931 Nettleton Rd, Medina, OH 44256. Afternoon concert for the residents of this retirement community. 2pm.
Friday, September 29 Lil Paws Winery 17574 Mahoning Ave. Lake Milton, OH 44429. Great little winery with a wonderful, friendly staff and a great view of Lake Milton from their new outdoor deck. 7pm.
Saturday, September 30 Greene Eagle Winery 2576 Davis Peck Road, Cortland, OH 44410 (just north of Youngstown). Great vino venue with a truly delightful staff. Terrific dinners served in a beautiful post and beam structure! Nice weather finds us out on the deck enjoying the sunset. 7pm.
Friday, October 6 Bent Ladder 13550 Mt. Eaton Rd. N., Doylestown, OH 44230. Handcrafted hard ciders and wines from premium estate-grown fruit, served in a rustic-chic setting overlooking miles of Mother Nature’s best scenery. Food trucks most Fridays and Saturdays! 6:30pm.
Saturday, October 7 Vermilion Valley Vineyards 11005 Gore Orphanage Road, Wakeman, OH 44889. Nice weather finds us all outside enjoying the sunset over the lake from their covered porch. Jim will be joined by the Saint of Cymbal Smackin’, Tim Cole! 7pm.
Friday, October 13 Filia Cellars 3059 Greenwich Road, Wadsworth, OH 44281. Newer vino venue situated in a beautifully renovated century house (former home of the Seville Giants!) featuring California dry reds as well as Ohio whites. You may bring your own food! Nice weather finds us outside in the beautiful backyard area. You may bring your dog if we’re outside. 7pm.
Saturday, October 14 Cellar 59 Wine Bar 3984 Kent Road, Stow, OH 44224. This vino venue is on RT. 59 just two doors down from Kent State University Airport. Come out and enjoy the menu, the music, the wine AND the micro brews. Intimate wrap-around porch for outdoor listening! 8pm.
Monday, October 16 Smoke Justis and Blinkers Tavern 3M/Nalco Shindig –Private Event– Covington, Kentucky. 6:30pm and 8pm.
Saturday, October 21 Mi Rancho Mexican Restaurant 4914 S. Prospect Street, Ravenna, OH 44266. Fun lovin’ crowd at this full service Mexican eatery. Great menu, cold beers and buckets of Margaritas! Plus brand new open-air pavilion for outside seating. 6pm.
Wednesday, October 25 Winery at Wolf Creek 2637 S. Cleveland-Massillon Rd., Norton, OH 44203. Beautiful winery with great listening room & friendly crowd. Nice weather finds us all out on their beautiful deck! 7pm.
Saturday, October 28 Greene Eagle Winery 2576 Davis Peck Road, Cortland, OH 44410 (just north of Youngstown). It’s their annual “Legend of Sleepy Hollow” weekend at Greene Eagle featuring an appearance by the headless horseman atop a black steed complete with flaming jack-o-lantern 7pm.
Saturday, November 4 Vermilion Valley Vineyards 11005 Gore Orphanage Road, Wakeman, OH 44889. Ski-chalet-style tasting room including a cozy loft! Jim will be joined by the Wizard of Whackin’, Tim Cole!! 7pm.
Thursday, November 9 High & Low Winery  588 Medina Road, Medina, OH 44256. This winery features great paninis and some fine vintages, plus an array of great microbrews! C’mon out for some Gillbilly fun! 6pm.
Friday, November 10 Filia Cellars  3059 Greenwich Road, Wadsworth, OH 44281. Newer vino venue situated in a beautifully renovated century house (former home of the Seville Giants!) featuring California dry reds as well as Ohio whites. You may bring your own food! 7pm.
Saturday, November 11 School House Winery 455 Schneiders Crossing Road NW, Dover, OH 44622. Positively lovely winery in mid-Ohio. 7pm.
Friday, November 17 The Ritz Theatre  30 South Washington Street, Tiffin, OH 44883. Jim will headline this edition of the Friday Night Live series. Tickets are $10. Box office: call 419-448-8544 ext 4 Monday thru Friday 10am-5pm. The concert is staged in the National Theatre at The Ritz. This jazz club style black box is a perfect setting for a listening crowd. Beer, wine and refreshments served at your table. 7:30pm.
Saturday, November 18 Carovillese Club and Lodge in Akron. –Private Event– 7pm.
Fri. & Sat., November 24 & 25 –Private Events–
Wednesday, November 29 Winery at Wolf Creek 2637 S. Cleveland-Massillon Rd., Norton, OH 44203. Beautiful winery with great listening room & friendly crowd. 7pm.
Saturday, December 2 Vermilion Valley Vineyards 11005 Gore Orphanage Road, Wakeman, OH 44889. Ski-chalet-style tasting room including a cozy loft! Jim will be joined by the Sultan of Smash on percussion, Tim Cole!! 7pm.
Friday, December 8 Filia Cellars 3059 Greenwich Road, Wadsworth, OH 44281. Newer vino venue situated in a beautifully renovated century house (former home of the Seville Giants!) featuring California dry reds as well as Ohio whites. You may bring your own food! A large mix of seasonal tunes in the set on this night. 7pm.
Saturday, December 9 Barrel Run Crossing Winery and Vineyard 3272 Industry Road, Rootstown, OH 44272. A  nice, intimate venue with a fun lovin’ crowd. 7pm.
Sunday, December 10 G.A.R. Hall 1785 Main Street, Peninsula, OH 44264. 4 singer songwriters in the round sharing an evening of music. Jim will join local legends Jon Mosey, Jim Ballard and Charlie Wiener. Details TBA.
Thursday, December 14 High & Low Winery 588 Medina Road, Medina, OH 44256. This winery features great paninis and some fine vintages, plus an array of great microbrews! Seasonal set will begin at 6pm.
Saturday, December 16 Greene Eagle Winery 2576 Davis Peck Road, Cortland, OH 44410 (just north of Youngstown). Great vino venue with a truly delightful staff. Terrific dinners served. Seasonal music in the set for this night. 7pm.
Saturday, December 23 Lil Paws Winery 17574 Mahoning Ave. Lake Milton, OH 44429. Great little winery with a wonderful, friendly staff and a great view of Lake Milton from their new outdoor deck. Colder weather finds us all inside in their intimate listening room! A large mix of seasonal tunes in the set on this night. 7pm.
Wednesday, December 27 Winery at Wolf Creek 2637 S. Cleveland-Massillon Rd., Norton, OH 44203. Beautiful winery with great listening room & friendly crowd. 7pm.
Saturday, December 30 Regency Wine Bar 115 Ghent Rd, Fairlawn, OH 44333 (across from Summit Mall). Beautiful surroundings and a huge array of wines and craft beers. Check out their website for menu options. 8pm.
sometime in 2017 Forest Meadow Villas 574 Leisure Lane Medina, Ohio 44256. Dinner hour show for the residents at this posh retirement community. 6pm.
sometime in 2018 Peter Allen Inn 8581 Williamsfield Kinsman Rd, Kinsman, OH 44428. Sensational menu, extensive wine and beer offerings and a drop dead gorgeous venue. 6:15pm.
Sometime in 2017 The Sub Station 116 High Street, Wadsworth, OH 44281. Cool new sandwich place with wine! Nice stage and listening room. 6pm.
Saturday, March 10 2018 Barrel Run Crossing Winery and Vineyard 3272 Industry Road, Rootstown, OH 44272. A  nice, intimate venue with a fun lovin’ crowd. 7pm.
Monday, March 12, 2018 St. Patrick’s Luncheon at Holy Martyrs Church 3100 Old Weymouth Road, Medina, OH 44256. Loads of food and celtic music! 12 noon.
sometime in 2018 Haymaker Farmer’s Market Franklin Ave. between Main St. and Summit St. under the Haymaker overpass in downtown Kent, OH. Local growers, bakers and artisans display their wares in this open air market. 10am to 12noon.
Saturday, August 25, 2018 Fitzpatrick wedding –private event– Vermilion, OH.
Friday, September 7, 2018 Camaro Car Club –private event– Ravenna, OH. 6pm.