Central Ohio Bluegrass Association

To promote and preserve bluegrass in Central Ohio

About COBA

We are the premier bluegrass association in the state of Ohio.


We believe in the music, the bands, and most of all, the fans that keep the music growing. 


We are a 501c4 organization.


We hope you can find everything you need. Central Ohio Bluegrass Association is focused on promoting high-quality bluegrass music at its monthly concerts and summer festival. We will do everything we can to meet your expectations.


We are the premier bluegrass association in the state of Ohio. We believe in the music, the bands, and most of all, the fans that keep the music growing. 


We are a 501c4 organization.

COBA Board



President: Arlin Bradford


Vice President: Al Norman


Secretary: Nancy Conkle


Treasurer: TBD


Membership Director: Nicole Bradford-Compton


Hospitality Director and

Newsletter Production Assistant: Karen Norman


Ground Director: Mike Lyons


Social Media Coordinator: Laura Lyons