News Currently booking dates for late 2017 and 2018. Venue managers please use the email link on the home page.
Wednesday, June 28 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, June 30 The Sub Station 116 High Street, Wadsworth, OH 44281. Cool new sandwich place with wine! This will be Jim's first appearance. 6pm.
Saturday, July 1 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 General of Djembe, Tim Cole! 7pm.
Sunday, July 2 Halliday's Winery 2400 NE River Road, Lake Milton, OH 44429. Celebrate Independence Weekend at this special event! A  HUGE outdoor seating area with a fire ring situated right on the edge of the lake! 6pm.
Tuesday, July 4 Kruse Concert 417 Water Street, Woodville, OH 43469. This house concert will be hosted by none other than Amy Kruse! Her Barn Concerts are a thing of legend. We've moved the circus to her new digs on the left side of the state. All are welcom, especially you Gillbillies! BYOB and a lawn chair and maybe a little food to share. This will be Jim's "No taxation without representation" show. 2pm.
Friday, July 7 Crocker Park Outdoor stage next to the Cheesecake Factory located at 148 Crocker Park Boulevard Westlake, OH 44145. Percussion wizard Tim Cole will join Jim for this concert! Music kicks off at 6pm.
Saturday, July 8 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.
Thursday, July 13 Concert on The Square 32 Public Square, Medina, OH 44256. Sponsored by the Medina County Ars Council this annual summer concert series takes place during Arts Week and draws a nice crowd to the gazebo in the center of Medina. Bring a lawnchair or blanket and sit under the trees in Medina's historic town center. 7:30pm.
Friday, July 14 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, July 15 Barrel Run Crossing Winery and Vineyard 3272 Industry Road, Rootstown, OH 44272. A  great venue with a beautiful outdoor pavilion and always a fun lovin' crowd. 7pm.
Friday, July 21 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, July 22 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! Nice weather finds us out on the patio or inside if it rains. 6pm.
Wednesday, July 26 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, July 28 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, July 29 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.
Thursday, August 3 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, August 4 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! Gillbillies will be delighted to know they feature original music only –so help us support this new vino venue! 6:30pm.
Saturday, August 5 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 5 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 Turk of Taiko, Tim Cole! 7pm.
Sunday, August 6 Corn Roast –Private Event– Cortand, OH. 2pm.
Friday, August 11 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, August 12 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! Nice weather finds us out on the patio or inside if it rains. 6pm.
Friday, August 18 Burning River Fest sponsored by Great Lakes Brewing Co. at the Coast Guard Station on Whiskey Island in Cleveland. Details TBA.
Saturday, August 19 Burntwood Tavern 2291 Riverfront Pkwy, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221. -Private Event- 6pm.
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.
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 Ladder13550 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.
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.
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.
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! Nice weather finds us out on the patio or inside if it rains. 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 2017 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.
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.
Saturday, August 25, 2018 Fitzpatrick wedding –private event– Vermilion, OH.
Friday, September 7, 2018 Camaro Car Club –private event– Ravenna, OH. 6pm.

Past Performances

Concert at Lock 3 Jim Gill Band, Akron, OH 2013, Solo 2014

Six String Concert Series with Mary Gauthier, Columbus, OH 2007

Beachland Tavern with Peter Mulvey, Cleveland, OH 2007

The Village Folk Festival with John Gorka, 2005

The Ritz Theatre w/ Tommy James and The Shondells Tiffin, OH '08

XM Satellite Radio featured on Christine Lavin's show, 2006

Beachland Ballroom with Michael Stanley, Alex Bevan 2007, 2012

Middle Earth Music Hall Bradford, Vermont 2006

Winchester Tavern & Music Hall Lakewood, OH 2010
Rootstock at Cain Park, Cleveland Heights, OH 2005, '08

The John Patrick Theater BW College, Berea, OH 2006

Rhythm House Pittsburgh, PA 2006
Cuyahoga Community College Parma, OH 2004, '05, '06, '08

Godfrey Daniels (PA), Club Passim (MA), Lizard Lounge (MA) 2006
The Ritz Theatre Tiffin, OH '05, '06, '07,'08, '09, '10, '11, '12, '13, '14
Baldwin Wallace College, Music for The Laramie Project, Berea '06

Thirsty Ear Pub MIT campus, Cambridge, MA 2006

Nighttown Cleveland Hts., OH 2009

The Wheeling Jamboree radio show, West Virginia 2009, '10

Bowling Green University, Tolerance Day concert, Huron, OH 2006
The Rose Theater Medina, OH 2004
Kelleys Island Brewery Sandusky, OH summer 2003, '04

Avon Lake House Concert OH 2007

Concert in Vienna Vienna, OH 2010, '11

Johnny's Irish Pub Rochester, NY 2006

Milkboy Coffee Philadelphia, PA 2006

Lakewood Library Auditorium Lakewood, OH '06, '07, '08, '09, '10, '11

Crooked River Groove TV music series, Cleveland, OH 2009

The Vortex Concert Club Akron, OH 2011

Acoustix Cafe Akron, OH 2011, '12

Square Cafe Pittsburgh, PA 2006

WAPS 91.3FM The Radio Sandbox hosted by Jim Chenot, 2013
WRDL 88.9FM The Sweet Spot, 90 minute interview & performance
WAPS 91.3FM Live broadcast of concert on Anything Goes, 2005
New Philadelphia song competition, judge & showcase set, 2006

Great Lakes Burning River Fest Cleveland, OH 2010, '11, '12

Rock Bottom Pittsburgh, PA 2006, '07

Blinkers Tavern Cocington Kentucky 2014

The Grog Shop Cleveland OH 2010
BAYarts Gallery Concert, Bay Village, OH 2007, '09, '10, '11

Barking Spider Clevo '01, '02, '03, '04, '05, '06, '07, '08, '09, '10, '11, '12

WYEP 91.3FM Pittsburgh, PA 2006

WAPS 91.3FM Bedtime Snack, interview & in-studio performance, '06
The Galleria Summer Concert Series, Cleveland, 2003, '04, '05, '06, '07
WRUW 91.1FM Interview and live performance, 2004

Summit ArtSpace Gallery Akron, OH 2008

First Night Akron, OH 2007, '08, '09, '10, '13

Old 97 Cafe Akron, OH 2011, '12

Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library Stow, OH 2014

John S. Knight Center Akron, OH 2009
WRUW
FM Interview and live performance, 2004, '05

St. Paul's Church "Last Gasp" celtic event, 2014

The Waterfront Homestead, PA 2006

Mocha Maiden Musica Stage Akron, OH 2006
Sully's Irish Pub Medina, OH 2008, '09, '10, '11, '12

Affogato Bellevue, PA 2006

Friends of the Folkatorium benefit, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 2008

Moondog's Blawnox, PA 2006

Trainwreck Tavern South Amherst, OH 2014

Barrel Run Crossing Winery & Vineyard Rootstown, OH 2011-'14

Paper Moon Vineyards Vermilion, OH 2010, '11, '13, '14

Jilbert Winery Valley City, OH 2008, '09

Brothers Lounge Cleveland, OH 2011
Kent State Folk Festival Music Competition, Kent, OH 2002, '04, '05
WAPS 91.3 FM Live broadcast of concert on Just Plain Folk, 2004

Greene Eagle Winery Cortland, OH 2010, '11, '12, '13, '14

Scott's Folkatorium Akron, OH 2005, '06, '07

Debonne Vineyards Madison Ohio 2006
Sandy Chanty Geneva-On-The-Lake, OH, 2008, '09, '10, '11, '12

Mavis Winkle's Irish Pub Independence, OH 2006, 2011

Matus Winery Wakeman, OH 2009, '10, '11, '12

Halliday's Winery Lake Milton, OH 2014

Magoo's Pittsburgh, PA 2006

Taste of Hudson First and Main, Hudson, OH 2011, '12

Huntington Woods House Concert Bay Village, OH 2006, '08

Sharb House Concert, Avon Lake, OH 2007, '08
Mill Hollow Amphitheater, Vermilion, OH 2009, '10, '11, '13

Riverfront Coffee Mill, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 2001, '02, '03, '04, '05

Red Horse Winery, Barberton, OH 2010, '11

Mastropietro Winery Berlin Center, OH 2006, '07, '11, '12
Coffee Amici Findlay, OH 2006, '07, '08, '09, '10

Lil Paws Winery Lake Milton, OH 2014

Sonnet's Coffee House Wadsworth, OH 2005, '06, '07, '08, '09, '10

Viking Vineyards Kent, OH 2006, '07, '08

Concert on the Square Medina, OH 2006 thru 2014

Troutman Vineyards and Winery Wooster, OH 2010, 2011, '12, '13, '14

Winery at Wolf Creek Norton, OH 2005, thru 20014 baby!!

Seattle's Wooster and Millersburg, OH 2002,'03, '04, '07
Stone House Concert Canal Fulton, OH 2007, '08
The Manhattan Room Mansfield, OH 2007
Reed House Concert Wadsworth, OH 2009, 2011
Pauli House Concert Alliance, OH 2008, 2011
Wooster Peace Rally Wooster, OH 2007
Vermilion Valley Vineyards Wakeman, OH 2011 thru 2017
Mike's Place Kent, OH 2005

...and too many others to list!!!

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