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Schedule of Upcoming Gigs

There ain't nothing better than Joe Rollin Porter live, simply the best... -Anonymous

May 20, 2017 - 6-8pm - Three Oaks Vineyard – 12591 Crosley Rd.,  Granville, OH 

May 21, 2017 - 1-5pm - Buckeye Lake Winery - 13750 Rosewood Rd.,  Thornville, OH

 May 22, 2017 - 8pm-midnight - The Blind Lemon - 938 Hatch St.,  Cincinnati, OH 

May 23, 2017 - 8:30-11pm - Brew House - 1047 E. McMillan St., Cincinnati, OH

May 24, 2017 - 7-9pm - Uncorked Wine Bar – 22 N. High St., Akron, OH

May 26, 2017 - 7-10pm - Lil Paws Winery – 17574 Mahoning Ave.,  Lake Milton, OH

May 27, 2017 - 7:30-10:30pm - Magic Tree Pub & Eatery – 7463 South Ave.,  Boardman, OH 

May 31, 2017 - 7-10pm - Water Street Tavern – 132 S. Water St.,  Kent, OH

June 2, 2017 - 6:30-9:30pm - Indian Bear Winery – 3483 McCament Rd.,  Walhonding, OH 

June 3, 2017 - Time TBA - Midnight Jam Music Festival - 8650 Keys Rd.,  Mt. Vernon, OH

June 4, 2017 -  3-6pm - Wolf’s Ridge Brewing – 215 N. 4th St.,  Columbus, OH

June 12, 2017 - 7-10pm - Salt – 17625 Detroit Ave.,  Lakewood, OH

June 14, 2017 - 7-10pm - High Beck Corner Tavern – 564 S. High St .  Columbus , OH

June 15, 2017 - 6-8:30pm - Rambling House 310 E. Hudson St. , Columbus , OH

June 16, 2017 - 9:30pm - The Crow’s Nest – 4544 W. 8th St. , Cincinnati , OH

June 17, 2017 - 7-10pm - Ralph and Ava's - 6 W. Main St.,  Mooresville, IN 

June 18, 2017 - 6-9pm - The Globe Covington - 12 E. 5th St.,  Covington, KY

June 20, 2017 - 7-9pm -  Big Woods Brewing Co. – 60 Molly’s Lane,  Nashville ,  IN

June 21, 2017 - 7-9pm -  Big Woods Pizza Co. –  44 N. Van Buren St. ,  Nashville , IN

June 22, 2017 - 7-9pm - Big Woods Bloomington - 116 N. Grant St.  Bloomington, IN

June 23, 2017 - 8-11pm - Tow Yard Brewing – 501 Madison Ave.,  Indianapolis , IN

June 24, 2017 - 8-11pm - Weasel Boy Brewing – 126 Muskingum Ave. Suite E,  Zanesville, OH

June 29, 2017 - 7-9pm - Awesometown – 514 13th Ave.,  Fulton, IL 

July 1, 20176 - 7-10pm - Pig Minds Brewing – 4080 Steele Dr.,  Machesney Park, IL

July 14, 2017 - 7-10pm - Lil Paws Winery – 17574 Mahoning Ave.,  Lake Milton, OH

July 15, 2017 - 8-11pm - Passion Blues – 1212 Walnut Ave. NE  Canton, OH

July 21, 2017 - 9pm-midnight - The Millard Fillmore Presidential Library – 15617

Waterloo Rd.,  Cleveland, OH

July 24, 2017 - 7-10pm - Salt – 17625 Detroit Ave.,  Lakewood, OH

July 29, 2017 - 10am-Noon - Haymaker Farmers’ Market – 1435 E. Main St .  Kent , OH

July 30, 2017 - 1-5pm - Buckeye Lake Winery - 13750 Rosewood Rd.,  Thornville, OH

Aug. 4, 2017 - 9pm-midninght - Flapper's Bar & Grille - 15 W. High St.,  Mt. Vernon, OH  

Aug. 5, 2017 - 1-4pm - Breitenbach Winery – 5934 Old Route 39 Northwest,  Dover, OH

Aug. 7, 2017 - 6-7pm - Cuyahoga County Fair – Berea, OH (Cleveland Blues Society Tent)

Aug. 11, 2017 - 6:30-9:30pm - Indian Bear Winery – 3483 McCament Rd.,  Walhonding, OH 

Aug. 13, 2017 - 6-9pm - The Globe Covington - 12 E. 5th St.,  Covington, KY

Aug. 15, 2017 - 7-9pm -  Big Woods Brewing Co. – 60 Molly’s Lane,  Nashville ,  IN

Aug. 16, 2017 - 7-9pm -  Big Woods Pizza Co. –  44 N. Van Buren St. ,  Nashville , IN

Aug. 17, 2017 - 7-9pm - Big Woods Bloomington - 116 N. Grant St.  Bloomington, IN

Aug. 18, 2017 - 8-11pm - Wunderbar – 1132 Lee St .  Covington , KY

Aug. 25, 2017 - 6-10pm - The Flat Iron Café – 1114 Center St., Cleveland, OH 

Aug. 26, 2017 - 8-11pm - Passion Blues – 1212 Walnut Ave. NE  Canton, OH

Aug. 30, 2017 - 7:30-9:30pm - Mashcraft on Delaware – 2205 N. Delaware St., 

Indianapolis, IN 

Aug. 31, 2017 - 10pm -1am - The Southgate House Revival – 111 E. 6th St.,  Newport, KY

Sept. 1, 2017 - 6-9pm - Mt. Carmel Brewing Co. – 4362 Mt. Carmel-Tobasco Rd., 

Cincinnati, OH

Sept. 2, 2017 - 7-10pm - Lil Paws Winery – 17574 Mahoning Ave.,  Lake Milton, OH

Sept. 14, 2017 - 8-11pm - Phoenix Brewing Co. – 131 N. Diamond St.,  Mansfield, OH

Sept. 15, 2017 - 6:30-9:30pm - Indian Bear Winery – 3483 McCament Rd.,  Walhonding, OH

Sept. 21, 2017 - TBD AppleFest/Bicentennial Reception, New Paris, OH

Sept. 22, 2017 - 6-9pm - Mt. Carmel Brewing Co. – 4362 Mt. Carmel-Tobasco Rd., 

Cincinnati, OH

Sept. 23rd 2017- TBD New Paris AppleFest/Bicentennial Classic Car Show, New Paris, OH

Sept. 27, 2017 - 7-9pm - Uncorked Wine Bar – 22 N. High St., Akron, OH

Sept. 28, 2017 - 7-7:30pm - ThePlace@TheWoodward –  101 S. Main St.   Mt. Vernon ,  OH

Sept. 29, 2017 - 6-9pm - Hocking Hills Winery – 30402 Freeman Rd. ,  Logan , OH

Oct. 7, 2017 - 6-9pm - Buckeye Lake Winery - 13750 Rosewood Rd.,  Thornville, OH 

Oct. 13, 2017 - 7-10pm - ThornCreek Winery  – 155 Treat Rd.,  Aurora, OH

Oct. 24, 2017 - 7-9pm -  Big Woods Brewing Co. – 60 Molly’s Lane,  Nashville ,  IN

Oct. 25, 2017 - 7-9pm -  Big Woods Pizza Co. –  44 N. Van Buren St. ,  Nashville , IN

Oct. 26, 2017 - 6:30-8:30pm - Mashcraft Brewing – 1140 N. State Road 135 Ste M, 

Greenwood, IN

Oct. 27, 2017 - 7:30-10:30pm - Plain Folk Café – 10177 SR 132,  Pleasant Plain, OH

Nov. 11, 2017 - 7-10pm - Lil Paws Winery – 17574 Mahoning Ave.,  Lake Milton, OH

Nov. 30, 2017 - 6-8pm - Rambling House 310 E. Hudson St. , Columbus , OH

Dec. 1, 2017 -  6-9pm - Hocking Hills Winery –  30402 Freeman Rd. ,   Logan ,  OH

Dec. 9, 2017 - Noon-3pm - St. Nick Craft Show (at St. John Byzantine Cathedral) - 

1900 Carlton Rd.  Parma, OH

Dec. 10, 2017 - Noon-3pm - St. Nick Craft Show (at St. John Byzantine Cathedral) - 

1900 Carlton Rd.  Parma, OH

 

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Did you ever see the Devil, Uncle Joe?
Written by: Traditional (arrangement & additional/modified lyrics by Joe Rollin Porter)

Corn Stalk Fiddle and a shoestring bow
Did you ever see the Devil, Uncle Joe?
Short tailed rabbit and a long tailed crow
Did you ever see the Devil, Uncle Joe?

CHORUS:
Did you ever see the Devil, Uncle Joe?
Did you ever see the Devil, Uncle Joe?

Railroad, railroad, steamboat and canal
hadn't of been for women and whiskey
I never would have tasted Hell

(Chorus)

Mama had a little babe
and yowled when it was born
She fixed it in a brandy keg
and called him Jim Crack Corn

(Chorus)

Possum's up a simmon tree
Raccoon's on the ground
Raccoon says "Hey up there,
won't you shake some simmons on down?"
and "Did you ever see the Devil Uncle Joe?
Did you ever see the Devil Uncle Joe?"

Rabbit runnin' through the grass
Foxes right behind
weeds & trees & cockleburrs
is all those foxes find

(chorus)