Bluegrass for Babies

The Healthy Roots Foundation is proud to announce that on Saturday, September 17, Bluegrass for Babies is going back to its roots at Seasongood Pavilion in Eden Park for the 8th annual concert benefitting Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. The concert, which runs from 3-9 p.m., features music from top bluegrass bands, family-friendly activities, local concessions, and much more.

This year’s concert lineup features performances from Bluegrass for Babies newcomer, Hocking River String Band at 3 p.m., and returning local bands, Comet Bluegrass All-Stars at 5 p.m. and Hickory Robot at 7 p.m. Special guest Jennifer Ellis will perform her popular children’s songs at 4 p.m.

Many Bluegrass for Babies favorite food, craft beer and kids activities will return in 2016. Dewey’s Pizza will donate 100% of proceeds from pizza and salad sales during the event, and many vendors, including Grateful Grahams, will donate a portion of their sales to help the cause.

Bluegrass for Babies Collage

Money raised at the concert will be donated to the Perinatal Institute at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. The Perinatal Institute combines the latest advances in clinical care, research technology, and provides highly specialized care to newborns facing devastating medical conditions. Due to research expertise, innovation, and partnership with families, 95% of the fragile babies cared for by the Perinatal Institute go home with their families.

Tickets for the Bluegrass for Babies benefit concert are $12 for adults now through September 2, $15 September 2-16 and $20 on the day of the concert. Children are admitted for free. Tickets are limited due to the space available at Seasongood Pavilion, and the event is expected to sell out!

bluegrass stage

Tickets can be purchased online at

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