June 18-19 Blackthorn and Laurel will appear at Celtic Fest Ohio, on the grounds of the Ohio Renaissance Festival!

Blackthorn and Laurel welcomes William Stager on bass. Come say hi to Bill at our upcoming shows.

Welcome to our home on the Web!

You've found the online home of Blackthorn and Laurel - five musicians from the Dayton, Ohio area with a passion for storytelling the old-fashioned way, music that will have you laughing, drinking, and singing along from the first note to the last, and entertaining audiences all over southwestern Ohio.

Look around! Watch a video, listen to a song. Check out our upcoming events, then come out and see for yourself why more and more people enjoy the music of Blackthorn and Laurel.

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