The KDHX Yonder Calendar is your guide to bluegrass and old-time music in the St. Louis area. Listen to Down Yonder every Saturday morning at 11:00 a.m. on KDHX 88.1 FM, streaming live at www.kdhx.org.

CONCERT EVENTS, CLUB SHOWS, AND FESTIVALS


MAY
Fri-Sat 5.20-21 ~ Bluegrass In The Bottoms, Kansas City, featuring Railroad Earth, Sam Bush Band, Yonder Mountain String Band, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, Sierra Hull, Unsafe at Any Speed, Tall Tall Trees, Boy Named Banjo, and others
Sat 5.21 ~ Silver Creek Bluegrass at the Daniel Boone Home, Defiance MO, 12-1:30 pm
Sat 5.21 ~ Donneresa at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sat 5.21 ~ Rundown Boots present 150 Years of Songs of Folksong Songwriters at Seedz Cafe, 6344 South Rosebury, St. Louis, 6-8 pm
Sat 5.21 ~ Three Crooked Men at the old Missouri State Capitol, St. Charles MO, 7:00-8:30 pm
Sat 5.21 ~ The Chapmans at The Riff, Springfield MO, 7 pm
Sat 5.21 ~ Michael Martin Murphy performs for the 10oth anniversary of the Wildwood Springs Lodge in Steelville MO, a benefit for the Steelville History Museum. Dinner 6 pm. Show 8 pm
Sun 5.22 ~ Kenny Lee Hall at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sun 5.22 ~ Chris Jones & The Night Drivers play the Oak Tree Concert series, Barnhart MO, 3 pm
Sat 5.28 ~ Spike & Janice Huff at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm

Sun 5.29 ~ Oak Hill String Band at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Mon 5.30 ~ The Tom Hall at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm


JUNE
Wed-Sat 6.1-4 ~ The John Hartford Memorial Festival at the Lawrence Country Recreational Park, 99 Moore Lane, Springville, Indiana. Leftover Salmon, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, The Dillards, The High Hawks, Great American Taxi, Lonesome Ace String Band, Julian Davis & The Situation, and many others.
Thu-Sun 6.2-5 ~ 13th Annual Back Forty Bluegrass Festival at the Back 40 Bluegrass Park, 5955 Pike 32, Curryville MO, featuring Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, Audie Blaylock & Redline, Clay Hess Band. Punches Family, Missouri River Band, Tacie & The Sunshine Band, and more
Fri-Sun 6.3-5 ~ Back Alley Bluegrass Fest at the Vintage Wine Bar, 212 South Main Street, Waterloo IL, featuring artist-at-large Jeremy Garrett of The Infamous Stringdusters, Armchair Boogie, Chain Station, Armchair Boogie, Eureka Strings, One Way Traffic, Good Morning Bedlam, RiverBend, MK Ultra, Never Come Down, Scramblers, George Portz & The Friends of Bluegrass, The Screechin' Halts, Silver Creek Bluegrass, Pickin' Buds, Three Crooked Men, and As The Crowe Flies
Sat 6.4 ~ Ellen Gomez & Dave Landreth at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sun 6.5 ~ Ryan Koenig at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Fri-Sat 6.10-11 ~ The Hillbenders and Arkansauce headline the Stomp The Mountain Festival at The Jack Mountain Amphitheater, Catfish Road, Seymour MO
Sat 6.11 ~ Greg Krone & Tim Murray at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sat 6.11 ~ Silver Creek Bluegrass plays for the 175th anniversary celebration at The Stone Hill Winery, Hermann MO, 1-5 pm
Sun 6.12 ~ Missouri Possum Tamers at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sun 6.12 ~ Silver Creek Bluegrass at Schweizerfest, Highland Square, Highland IL, 5-9 pm

Thu-Sun 6.16-19 ~ 49th Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Telluride CO


Thu 6.16 ~ Billy Strings at The St. Louis Music Park, 750 Casino Center Drive, Maryland Heights MO
Sat 6.18 ~ Dusty and Pearl at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sun 6.19 ~ The Riverside Wanderers at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Tue 6.21 ~ Bluegrass Happening featuring Bela Fleck & My Bluegrass Heart, The Sam Bush Band, and the Jerry Douglas Band at the CRMU Amphitheatre, Jefferson City MO, 7 pm
Wed-Sat 6.22-25 ~ ROMP Music Festival, Owensboro KY
Sat 6.25 ~ The Rowdy Wranglers at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sun 6.26 ~ Nick Pence at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Fri-Sat 6.29-30 ~ Rumble Down Festival at The Kampground, 11380 Darnell Rd, Mechanicsburg, IL, featuring The Rumpke Mountain Boys, Chicago Farmer & The Fieldnotes, WuGrass featuring Chris Castino & Chicken Wire Empire, Sicard Hollow, Sunshine Daydream, and others
Thu-Sat 6.30-7.2 Starvy Creek Summer Bluegrass Festival at the Starvy Creek Campground, Conway MO, featuring Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers (Thu), The Seldom Scene (Fri), High Fidelity and Audie Blaylock & Redline (Fri-Sat), IIIrd Tyme Out, Little Roy & Lizzie, and The Grascals (Sat), plus That Dalton Gang, Frank Ray & Cedar Hill, Spillwater Drive, Phil Steinmetz & The Tennesseeans  



JULY
Sat 7.2 ~ The John Hartford Fiddle Tunes Project featuring Megan Chowning, Tristan Scroggins, and Adam Hurt at The Loft, 1111 Highway O, Cuba MO, 11:30am-11:30. Fiddle, mandolin, and banjo workshops in the afternoon, jamming, and pot luck supper followed by a concert in The Loft.
Sat 7.2 ~ The Buckhannon Brothers at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sat 7.2 ~ The Mound City Slickers at The Focal Point, 2720 Sutton, Maplewood MO, 8 pm
Sun 7.3 ~ Bob & Ketty Heberle at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Mon 7.4 ~ The Loutres at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Thu-Sun 7.7-10 ~ The Pickin' On Picknic Music Festival at the Lost Hills Lake Resort, St. Clair MO, featuring Yonder Mountain String Band, The Infamous Stringdusters, Peter Rowan, The Travelin' McCourys, Steady Flow, Armchair Boogie, Clusterpluck, and others

Sat 7.9 ~ Jack Semelsberger at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sun 7.10 ~ Mound City Slickers at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sat 7.16 ~ Kenny Lee Hall at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sun 7.17 ~ Ryan Koenig at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm 
Sat 7.23 ~ Ellen Gomez at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sun 7.24 ~ Mat Wilson at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Wed 7.27 ~ Mike Compton & Joe Newberry at The Focal Point, 2720 Sutton, Maplewood MO, 7 pm
Fri-Sun 7.29-31 ~ 50th RockyGrass Festival at Planet Bluegrass, Lyons CO

Sat 7.30 ~ Nick Pence at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sun 7.31 ~ The Divines at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm


AUGUST
Sat 8.6 ~ Oak Hill String Band at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sun 8.7 ~ Dusty and Pearl at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Thu-Sun 8.11-14 ~ The Minnesota Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Festival at the El Rancho Manana Campground, Richmond, Minnesota. 

Fri 8.12 ~ The Silver Creek Bluegrass Band at Highland PB&J Festival, 1115 Broadway, Highland IL,  11:30-1 pm
Sat 8.13 ~ The Riverside Wanderers at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sun 8.14 ~ Michael & Gloria Bauermeister at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sun 8.14 ~ Blind Pig plays for the Sweet Corn Fest at the Treloar Mercantile Treloar MO, 12-3 pm
Sat 8.20 ~ Rowdy Wranglers at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sun 8.21 ~ The Loutres at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sat 8.27 ~ Mound City Slickers at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sat 8.27 ~ Downstate Ramblers at The Focal Point, 2720 Sutton, Maplewood MO, 8 pm
Sun 8.28 ~ River Ghost Review at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm


SEPTEMBER
Sat 9.3 ~ Spike & Janis Huff at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sun 9.4 ~ Dudley & The Do Rights at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Mon 9.5 ~ Dusty and Pearl at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sat 9.10 ~ Jack Semelsberger at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sun 9.11 ~ Nick Pence at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sun 9.11 ~ Bluegrass On The Hill at the American Legion, Edwardsville IL, featuring George Portz & his Friends of Bluegrass, Silver Creek Bluegrass, and others, 1 pm
Thu-Sat 9.15-17 ~ Starvy Creek Fall Bluegrass Festival at the Stravy Creek Campground, Conway MO, featuring Danny Paisley & Southern Grass and Ralph Stanley II & The Clinch Mountain Boys (Thu), Appalachian Road Show, Larry Stephenson Band, and Donna Ulisse (Fri), Rhonda Vincent & The Rage and Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper (Sat), also Crawford Creek, Clay Hess Band, Spring Street, Country Gentlemen Tribute, and Redmond Keisler Band
Sat 9.17 ~ Ryan Koenig at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm 
Sat 9.17 ~ Bluegrass On The Banks at The Lodge behind Lovejoy's, Alton IL 1-11 pm
Sun 9.18 ~ The Riverside Wanderers at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sat 9.24 ~ Greg Krone & Tim Murray at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sat-Sun 9.24-25 ~ Festus Traditional Music Festival in the City Park, Festus MO, 12-6 pm, featuring George Portz & his Friends of Bluegrass and many more
Sun 9.25 ~ The Buckhannon Brothers at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm


OCTOBER
Sat 10.1 ~ Mat Wilson at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sun 10.2 ~ The Rowdy Wranglers at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sat 10.8 ~ Tele-Starr at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sun 10.9 ~ The Missouri Possum Tamers at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Mon 10.10 ~ The Gibson Girls at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sun 10.16 ~ Michael & Gloria Bauermeister at Treloar MO, 12-3 pm
Sun 10.16 ~ The Del McCoury Band at The Lot at The Big Top on Washington, St. Louis. Graham Curry & The Missouri Fury open.  7 pm
Sat 10.22 ~ Alena Wheeler at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm
Sat 10.22 ~ Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder at the Wildwood Springs Lodge, Steelville MO. 
Sun 10.23 ~ The Ridge Road Ramblers at The Peers Store, Marthasville MO, 12-3 pm


DECEMBER
Fri 12.2 ~ The Steep Canyon Rangers at The Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington, St. Louis, 8 pm


JANUARY 2023
Fri-Sat 1.6-7 ~ MABC's 40th Annual Pat Strawhun Memorial Indoor Bluegrass Festival at the Holiday Inn - Six Flags, Eureka MO, featuring The Price Sisters (Fri), Fast Track (Sat), Ozark Mountain Four (Sat), George Portz & Friends of Bluegrass (Sat), That Dalton Gang (Fri, Sat), New Grass Attack (Fri, Sat)


DANCES
The Childgrove Country Dancers are holding a series of outdoor dances at the Windegger Pavilion in Tilles Park in St. Louis, 2-5 pm. Donations are welcome but not required.

Sat 4.30 ~ Dudley & The Do Rights




JAM SESSIONS
If you know of a regularly scheduled jam session that is taking place, let me know. I'll add it to the calendar: email downyonder@kdhx.org
Saturdays 3-6 pm ~ Bluegrass jam at The Berger Jam Hut on Highway 100, three miles east of Hermann MO. Hosted by The Rowdy Wranglers. For information, call Louis Klingert at 314.520.5859