Miami University Regionals' Artist Series returns this fall

Lineup features bluegrass, blues and jazz

Sarah Jarosz

Sarah Jarosz performs Sept. 28.

Miami University Regionals' Artist Series returns this year with an outstanding lineup of performances that includes bluegrass, American roots music, blues and jazz at the Hamilton and Middletown campuses.

Sarah Jarosz kicks off the 2013-2014 season with special guest Songs of Fall 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, in Miami Hamilton’s Parrish Auditorium. Her first two records each earned Grammy and Americana Music Association nominations, and she has won four Austin Music Awards. To learn more about Sarah Jarosz’s music, visit

Other performers scheduled for the 2013-2014 Artist Series at Miami Hamilton’s Parrish Auditorium include the Steep Canyon Rangers with Della Mae on Oct. 26, the David Grisman Folk Jazz Trio on Nov. 16 and Maria Muldaur and the Campbell Brothers on March 1.

Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn open the Middletown Series on Saturday, Oct. 19 at Dave Finkelman Auditorium. Banjoists Fleck and Washburn have mastered the art of the duet. Their performances embrace a diversity almost unthinkable - coming from just two banjos and one voice. Fleck, a 15-time Grammy winner, has collaborated with Chick Corea, Dave Mathews and Earl Scruggs. Washburn’s banjo has taken her far beyond the usual old-timey comfort zone, musically and geographically. Her music resounds with echoes of Appalachia and the tidal wave of emerging Chinese cultural influence.

Other performances at Miami Middletown’s Dave Finkelman Auditorium include The Milk Carton Kids on Nov. 2, Blue Highway with special guests Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers on Feb. 8 and Keb Mo’ on April 12.

Tickets are available online at the Miami box office or by calling (513) 529-3200. A service charge applies to online orders. Tickets may be ordered in person from the cashier’s office in Johnston Hall at Miami Middletown and the Miami box office. Save 10 percent by ordering season tickets.

Story courtesy of Miami University Regionals