PUT-IN-BAY – South Bass Island will once again host one of the region’s biggest summer concerts in 2022, with two country music headliners performing at Bash on the Bay 5 .
Lake Erie Shores and Islands announced Monday that Brad Paisley and the Zac Brown Band will star at Bash on the Bay, an event owned by 614 Events, Inc., according to a press release.
The annual summer event that draws thousands of people to Ottawa County will take place at the Put-in-Bay Airport on August 24-25.
According to the statement, Paisley will headline the August 24 show.
He is one of the most decorated male solo artists in country music with three Grammy Awards, 14 CMAs, 15 ACMs, and many other awards.
A prolific singer-songwriter and member of the Grand Ole Opry, Paisley has written 21 of his 24 number one hits.
The Zac Brown Band will headline the August 25 show.
The group is a three-time Grammy-winning multi-platinum southern rock group known for being one of the most dynamic live groups in the business.
Zac Brown will take the stage with band members Jimmy De Martini (violin), John Driskell Hopkins (guitar), Clay Cook (guitar), Chris Fryar (drums), Coy Bowles (guitar), Daniel de los Reyes (percussion) and Matt Mangano (bass guitar).
Supporting roles Jake Owen and Chris Janson join a bill filled with top-notch country entertainment.
“Once again, tickets to Bash on the Bay will be the most popular tickets of the year,” event organizer Tim Niese of 614 Events, Inc. said in the press release. “The exciting daily programming only builds on the success of our other concerts on the island, including the very first two-day event of last year. Concert-goers can enjoy the resort atmosphere of Put-in-Bay while participating in one of the country’s most amazing music festivals.
Here is the full program of the 2022 event:
• Wednesday August 24: Brad Paisley, Jake Owen, Blanco Brown, Paulina Jayne and Hubie Ashcraft.
• Thursday August 25, Zac Brown Band, Chris Janson, Morgan Evans, an act to be announced, and Eskimo Brothers.
The festival doors open every day at 2:30 p.m.
Individual day tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. on eTix.com.
Hotel reservations can be made now at Islander Inn on Put-in-Bay by calling 419-285-7829.
More information about the concert can be found on BashontheBay.com.