Introducing: Bluegrass on the Square Series in Columbia

We’re reaching back to our roots to host our first-ever Bluegrass on the Square Summer Series this Friday, a multi-week set of events at the Southern eatery that will showcase local artists and the bluegrass culture.

Join us at 8 p.m. each Friday in June and July for our free concert series, which will promote Middle Tennessee’s rich resources of musical talent. The events will begin at the same time each Friday through July 25, though on the Fourth of July music will begin at 7 p.m. due to holiday festivities.

There is no cost to attend the Bluegrass on the Square Summer Series events. The 2014 schedule is as follows:

  • June 27- Sarah Beth Meadows
  • July 4 – The Ham Family
  • July 11 – Fireball Mail
  • July 18 – Johnny Campbell and the Bluegrass Drifters
  • July 25 – Freshwater Creek

To promote bluegrass and other pickin’ partners, we’re also giving our Friday night guests an exclusive opportunity to win a pair of tickets to the 2014 Springer Mountain Farms Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman Auditorium. The summer series, which takes place on the following Thursday of each week in downtown Nashville, features Grammy award-winning artists and performances at the historic venue and offers guests bites from Puckett’s Trolley beforehand.

Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman Auditorium events include the annual Red, White and Bluegrass show on July 3 featuring Yonder Mountain String Band with special guests Sam Bush, Jake Jolliff and Allie Kral; Steep Canyon Rangers and Jim Lauderdale on July 10; Daily & Vincent on July 17; Earls of Leicester featuring Jerry Douglas, Shawn Camp, Johnny Warren, Charlie Cushman, Barry Bales and Tim O’Brien with Jesse McReynolds and the Virginia Boys on July 24 and Rickey Scaggs and Kentucky Thunder on July 31.

To be eligible to win tickets to the Ryman, Puckett’s guests must sign up at their tables before the Bluegrass on the Square show begins each Friday, and be present at the end of the evening when the winner is drawn. Each ticket is valued at $27.50 per person.

For more information on Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant in downtown Columbia visit its Facebook page at For dinner and show reservations, book online at or call Puckett’s at (931) 490-4550.