Bluegrass on the Square

Bluegrass On The Square

FREE Summer Concert Series

In Historic Downtown Corydon, Indiana

Summer is here and it’s time to plan the perfect getaway–filled with live music and great memories! This summer, enjoy the sounds of your new favorite bluegrass bands in historic downtown Corydon. Bring your lawn chairs, sit under the shade trees, grab a local snack, and make this a summer to remember.

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Saturday June 22, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

GARY BREWER AND THE KENTUCKY RAMBLERS

This family band goes back 6 generations and has performed in all 50 states, Canada, and Europe. Now, 3 generations of Brewers (Gary, his dad, and two sons), along with a banjo player, will take the stage performing Bluegrass originals, Country music classics, foot-stomping Old-time Mountain Music, and good ole Gospel Hymns; offering a little something for everybody.

Gary Brewer and the Kentucky Ramblers

CAROLINA BLUE

Based in Brevard, NC, this bluegrass band’s roots run deep in the tradition of Bill Monroe. The band was formed in 2007 after the release of the album "Nothing So Blue" by Bobby Powell and Tim Jones. The band is made up of Bobby Powell on guitar and vocals, Timmy Jones on mandolin and vocals, Reese Combs on upright bass and vocals, James McDowell on banjo and vocals, as well as American and Canadian Grand Master Fiddle Champion, Aynsley Porchak on fiddle.

Carolina Blue

Saturday July 27, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

HOG OPERATION

Hog Operation has been a part of the Louisville Bluegrass scene for the past 35 years. Current members are Steve Cooley (banjo), Larry Raley (bass and vocals), Mike Schroeder (mandolin and violin) and John Hawkins (guitar).

Hog Operation

IDA CLARE

Ida Clare is a band, not a person, hailing from Louisville, KY. While their style and stance vary to a degree, they find a foundation in bluegrass, with banjo and mandolin used to underscore their sound. Made up of mandolin player and songwriter Jim Wheatley, vocalist Lea Cockrell, bassist Mark Miller, and banjo player Robin Thixton, Ida Clare is more than merely an astute group of talented musicians.

Ida Clare

Saturday August 24, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

RELIC

Relic is a Louisville, Ky based band with a sound often summed up by the title track of their debut album “Livin’ in the Past”. Louisville, once the epicenter of bluegrass music, bears a rich history of bringing the genre right up to the cutting edge. With their songwriting and multi-genre fusion, Relic is part of a revival of this platform, blending rich vocal harmonies with colorful instrumentation.

Relic

DALE ANN BRADLEY

Born and raised in the cornfields of Appalachia, bluegrass artist Dale Ann Bradley is one of a kind, bringing honesty and truth to the surface of any song. She is truly a beloved bluegrass heroine who maintains authenticity to the genre while adding her own unique stamp.

Dale Ann Bradley

Claim your exclusive hotel discount and make it an ideal weekend getaway...

SAVE $50! Make yourself right at home and stay just minutes from downtown with this exclusive discount on a room with a comfy bed at the Hampton Inn Corydon.

Stick around to enjoy the region’s rich history, local wineries, shops, restaurants, and talented artisans. Or explore some of the best caves and outdoor activities around! It’s the perfect weekend getaway for couples, families, friends, or even if you’re flying solo. And it’s an easy drive from Louisville, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, and surrounding areas.

Claim your exclusive hotel discount by calling the Hampton Inn Corydon directly at 812-738-6688 (request the “Bluegrass on the Square” room block). Or select your date below and book online.

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Explore Indiana’s First State Capital

The historic town of Corydon was established in 1808, and was Indiana’s first state capital from 1816-1825. Today you’ll find a beautiful downtown with local shops, restaurants, artisans, and lots of historic charm. Plan your trip today and experience Historic Downtown Corydon for yourself.

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Fill your summer with music and memories!

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Bluegrass on the Square is organized by the Harrison County Convention and Visitors Bureau in collaboration with 91.9 WFPK’s Kentucky Homefront.