Put-in-Bay Entertainment Calendar

Put-in-Bay Ohio hosts many events throughout the year.  Hundreds of thousands of visitors visit the Lake Erie Islands each summer season, specifically South Bass Island.  We have compiled a calendar of events to make planning your getaway to Put-in-Bay easier. Click here to scroll through our events calendar.

Put-in-Bay Summer Entertainers
Bob Gatewood Bob Gatewood & the Calabash Band Put-in-Bay’s own Bob Gatewood entertains island crowds over 100 times a summer, either on his own usually at the Fishbowl or with his long-time band Calabash playing either the Round House Bar or Beer Barrel Saloon. He is a fantastic guitar player, plays awesome Cinco de Mayo songs, has been dubbed a “local legend” by the Plain Dealer, and a few years back the mayor of Put-in-Bay declared a day in his honor with his song becoming the township’s official theme song. You can hear his music and download it at https://www.bobgatewood.com/...More Information
In addition to a full calendar of great events, Put-in-Bay is well known for a plethora of live entertainment. This live entertainment calendar is here to provide information on upcoming performances. Taking a drive down Delaware Avenue on a summer afternoon is met with numerous live entertainment options.

Bob Gatewood and The Calabash Band

The local Lake Erie Island legend Bob Gatewood can be found performing in various downtown Put-in-Bay bars throughout every summer. Whether he is performing some of his hit songs as solo or accompanied by his band, Bob Gatewood’s acts are something you won’t want to miss. Gatewood is often seen as a legend on South Bass Island. Most of his hit songs are recorded alongside music industry legends in a Nashville studio. As a result, His song “Be Good to Yourself” has been the #1 and #2 songs on multiple local radio shows in the Cleveland area. In addition, the mayor of Put-in-Bay has declared a day in his honor!

About Mad Dog

Mike Adams, commonly known as “Mad Dog”,  is another artists revered by the people of South Bass Island. Mad dog has been performing at the famous Round House Bar for 40 years! The Put-in-Bay entertainer has four studio albums in his personal discography. You won’t want to miss Mike “Mad Dog” Adams perform at the Round House bar with a cold drink in hand singing along to his tunes!

Ray Fogg

Fogg is a singer songwriter who mixes adult humor and a deep love of Put-in-Bay for a one of a kind performance. His shows can be enjoyed throughout the summer season at his establishment, the Reel Bar. With a part comedy and part live entertainment components, this is something that is not too be missed!

Flying Jays

The band has a delightful mix of genres from indie folk to alternative. They are led by a charismatic lead vocalist, Jameson.

Killer Flamingos

This band has been playing Put-in-Bay for many years. They transcend traditional boundaries, captivating audiences with their killer combination of rock, pop, and funk influences.

Put-in-Bay Events

Thank you reading about our island’s events. In addition to the Put-in-Bay events, be on the lookout for news regarding local island entertainers that usually perform at various bars throughout the weekend. Whether you’re coming up for a bachelorette party or a family getaway, you’ll be sure to come during a popular time. For those planning your stay around particular Put-in-Bay events that last multiple days or throughout the weekend, we suggest booking your bay lodging well in advance as they tend to book up. Consider staying at the Island Club Home Rentals or the Put-in-Bay Condos which host both the Put-in-Bay Spring Fling and Fall Ball. Both rental home properties are able to accommodate large groups. They’ll come with fully equipped kitchens, multiple bathrooms, high-speed wifi and much more. Give their rental staff a call to inquire about one of their rental homes at 216-898-9951. Thanks for reading our Put-in-Bay Entertainment Calendar! Put-in-Bay is the epicenter for Live Entertainment for the Lake Erie Islands. There is no where else close that has such a concentration of live music offerings, each and every day. This is especially true on the weekends, where visitors can expect a wide range of musical talents. Be sure to keep an eye on the Put-in-Bay Live Entertainment calendar to catch your favorite artists.