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Town Hall Concerts
Bluffton, Ohio
Cultural Events in Bluffton, OH
Interests: music, art, spoken word, dance, performance
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3X time JUNO Award nominees and Billboard charting band Sultans of String creates “Energetic and exciting music from a band with talent to burn!” according to Maverick Magazine. Thrilling their audiences with their genre-hopping passport of Celtic reels, flamenco, gypsy-jazz, Arabic, Cuban and South Asian rhythms, the group celebrates musical... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2018 at Bluffton Town Hall Concerts
Cazz Vi has been a prolific songwriter from an early age, releasing his debut album in high school. Over the years he has played in a variety of bands while living in different cities including Goshen, Indiana, Nashville, TN and Albuquerque, New Mexico. Aside from his solo projects he is... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2018 at Bluffton Town Hall Concerts
We are excited to present Theory Expats as our featured act for the July Townhall Concert Series. Saturday, July 7th at 7:30 P.M. Flying fingers and maple syrup voices blend into the harmonious melting pot that is Theory Expats. Comprised of two accomplished singer-songwriters and a national mandolin champion, the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2018 at Bluffton Town Hall Concerts
We are excited to present Claire Wellin, a songwriter and violinist from Brooklyn, New York as our featured artist for June! June 7th at 7:30. Claire leads the ghost folk band Youth in a Roman Field. They are based in New York City and recently released the first two singles... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2018 at Bluffton Town Hall Concerts
We are excited to present Heather Kropf and Sam Stucky from Pittsburgh, PA as our featured performers for the month of May! Thursday the 31st at 7:30 P.M. Heather Kropf has been a Pittsburgh-based musician for over two decades, earning acclaim for her evocative singing and songwriting. Trained in classical... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2018 at Bluffton Town Hall Concerts
We are excited to present Columbus guitarist Jim Volk as our featured performer for April! Wednesday, April 4th at 7:30, refreshments will be provided beforehand. Jim Volk's masterful yet whimsical performances have spellbound audiences of all age groups and backgrounds for three decades. His fiery, melodic hybrid style of picking... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2018 at Bluffton Town Hall Concerts
We are excited to present Micah Sommersmith as our featured performer for March! Thursday the 22nd at 7:30 PM. Born and raised in Bluffton, Micah Sommersmith has slowly made his way across the midwest, currently living in Wisconsin after stops in Indiana and Illinois. Along the way, he has developed... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2018 at Bluffton Town Hall Concerts
Local ragtime and blues guitarist Matt Keeler will be our featured performer for the month of February! Tuesday the 27th at 7:30, refreshments will be served before hand so feel free to come early and hang out before the shows. As always, thanks for the support. Matt Keeler has ten... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2018 at Bluffton Town Hall Concerts
Ted Yoder, hammered dulcimer virtuoso, will be returning as the featured act for the January Townhall Concert Series. Saturday January, 27 at 7:30 P.M A critically acclaimed musician, he is widely considered “the Bela Fleck of the hammered dulcimer." Though he’s a visionary artist in his own right, the comparison... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2018 at Bluffton Town Hall Concerts
Eli Kahn: October 10th at 7:00PM The featured artist for the Bluffton Townhall Concert Series for the month of October will be Eli Kahn. Eli is a jazz guitarist, composer, and graduate of Indiana University of South Bend with degrees in both music theory and classical guitar. With thirteen years... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2017 at Bluffton Town Hall Concerts
Posted Sep 18, 2017 at Bluffton Town Hall Concerts
Janice Trytten (Sunflower) enjoys parallel lives as a Native Flute player and as a professional Horn player in the Cincinnati, Ohio area. Earliest memory as a child in Oklahoma has her building tipis and making fabric "buckskin" dresses. Since the late 1980's she, with her family, has attended and participated... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2017 at Bluffton Town Hall Concerts
Thursday, March 23 at 7 pm Jeff Brassell is a self-made singer songwriter, usually writing in moderate to slow tempo homespun music. He is a Lima Ohio native raised in Bluffton Ohio, and describes himself as a blue collar “regular kind of guy” and strives to reflect everyday life in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2017 at Bluffton Town Hall Concerts
The Bluffton Town Hall Concert Series is excited to bring The Rough & Tumble to the third floor of the Bluffton Town Hall, 154 N. Main St, on Saturday, February 25 at 7:00 p.m. While they used to say they were from Nashville, TN, The Rough & Tumble has been... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2017 at Bluffton Town Hall Concerts
In the great tradition of unique and beautiful music, Bluffton Town Hall Series brings Ted Yoder and his hammered dulcimer to us on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Ted’s fame started with being named the 2010 National Hammered Dulcimer Champion and has evolved from there. His inspired musical... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2016 at Bluffton Town Hall Concerts
Frustrated with politics as usual? The band Sour Cherry Pie is here to help! They sing songs of justice with a religious base and a dose of humor that can help others see the world with a slightly different tone. On November 10 at 7 pm, Sour Cherry Pie will... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2016 at Bluffton Town Hall Concerts
Those who know Lucas know that music flows out of him effortlessly. His talent on piano, sax, and Barbershop Quartets have delighted audiences most of his life. But lately, Lucas has been playing guitar more than ever, and has developed a unique and exciting style for pop songs to hymns.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2016 at Bluffton Town Hall Concerts
Showcasing three local singer-songwriters: Sam Stucky is a graduate (almost!!) of Bluffton University where he studied Math and Music. He has been writing songs since his sophomore year of high school about everything from girls to world problems and in genres from everything from folk to pop punk. He has... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2016 at Bluffton Town Hall Concerts
Dave Haas and Joe Steiner perform April 23rd as part of the Bluffton Town Hall Concert Series Dave Haas is a nationally-acclaimed performer and recording artist who has been playing and delighting audiences for the past 20 years with the wonderful sounds of the mountain dulcimer. Come listen to a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2016 at Bluffton Town Hall Concerts
Jeff Gundy, Bluffton University professor and poet of the people, brings his Midwestern Mennonite sensibilities to the Town Hall Series on Thursday, April 7 at 7:00 p.m. Having transfigured poems from his last two published collections, Somewhere Near Defiance and Abandoned Homeland, into lyrics, Jeff will be sharing his folksy,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2016 at Bluffton Town Hall Concerts
Theory Expats are a folksy swingin' band based in Goshen, Indiana, featuring Andrew Pauls, Ethan Setiawan, and Sadie Gustafson-Zook. Their sound is centered around drawing their collective backgrounds in folk, bluegrass, jazz, swing, rock and pop into a cohesive musical vision with acoustic instruments, rich harmonies and technical chops. After... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2015 at Bluffton Town Hall Concerts
“A contra dance is like an amusement park ride we make for ourselves.” –Unknown On May 12 all are invited to come and learn how to Contra Dance to traditional tunes played by Bluffton musicians on strings, guitar, flutes and whistles. We will have a professional caller to teach the... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2015 at Bluffton Town Hall Concerts
Joseph Helfrich, known simply as "Joseph" is a folk singer, multi-instrumentalist, and storyteller who has been performing in public for over 25 years. He has been a full time musician since 1992. Joseph specializes in vocals, guitar, banjo, mandolin, recorders and the mountain dulcimer. His programs include a wide variety... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2015 at Bluffton Town Hall Concerts
On Jan 19 at 7 pm in the First Mennonite sanctuary, we will listen to two women who share a rich aboriginal culture. Our opening act will be Georgia Leichty Adams From Findlay. Her father is Carl Leichty of Lima Mennonite Church, a Swiss Mennonite, and her mother Sandy Leichty's... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2015 at Bluffton Town Hall Concerts