Among other notable achievements........

Erastus has helped raise over $1.4 MILLION DOLLARS for St. Jude Charity (at the annual Huggy Bear Campground benefit)

ERASTUS has entertained countless audiences at first-rate venues, such as:
The Syndicate (Bellefontaine, Ohio)
- Village Festival (Payne, Ohio)
- Tony Stewart's Eldora Speedway / Racetrack (Darke Co., Ohio)
- Silver Dollar Saloon (Nashville, TN)
- Governor's Cup Regatta boat races (Celina, OH)
- Bootlegger's Inn Saloon(Nashville, TN)
- Scarlet & Grey Café(Columbus, OH)
- AmVets Festival/Fundraiser (Covington, OH)
- Wendelin Tavern (Wendelin, OH)
- Mercer County Fairgrounds / Wingfest / Ribfest (Celina, OH)
- McSober's Saloon (Coldwater, OH)
- Celina Lake Festival (Celina, OH)
- St. Henry Ohio Community Picnic
- American Legion Post 323(St. Marys, OH)

Mercer County, Ohio's

"High Energy Show Band"

Mid-west Ohio's premiere rock, county, and a little-bit-of-everything entertainment "Show Band", Erastus has been entertaining audiences all over the Mid-west region since 2006, playing a wide variety of dancing songs from the 1940s through today's Top 40!!!

 Check out some of our recent reviews:

"I've seen Erastus play at several local festivals and I love their sound.  They are rooted in classic rock and the blues, and represent the Heartland Sound I love." -- Kevin Sandler, WSCM Radio Personality


"When I listened to Erastus I was impressed by the diversity of music!  They can play anything! Some bands just limp through a gig. Not Erastus!!!!! They get the attention of everyone right away and keeps it!!!!! Professionals, that's for sure!!! -- Mark Wulfhorst, Radio Personality


"Erastus is a great band and even better people.  They bring the highest energy to every show for the whole night.  The crowd interaction they bring is like no other.  They have my stamp of approval for any entertainment need." -- Mike, Owner of McSober's Saloon, Coldwater, OH


"Erastus puts on one of the best live shows I have seen.  The guys are energetic and interactive.  They are entertaining on stage and off!" -- Leslie, Booking Agent for Bayview Pub, Montezuma, OH


"Erastus band rocks!!! We've appreciated their continued support they've given us for the St. Jude Showcase of Bands at Huggy Bear Campground and I would highly recommend anyone to go and watch one of their shows!! You won't be disappointed!!!" -- T.J. Smalley, Booking Agent for Huggy Bear Campground, Middlepoint, OH


"Erastus is a high energy, exciting band.  They will make you want to get up and dance."  -- Myron Buxton, Chair of Governor's Cup Regatta Boatrace Committee


"You know we just love them.  They are totally fun and awesome with rock, blues and country."  -- Kim Sutter, Owner of Shingle Shack, Montezuma, OH


"Erastus, what can I say.  One of the most entertaining and fun party classic rock and roll bands to come along in a long time.  George and the rest of the band is very professional: play to the crowd and the occasion.  I know first-hand, I follow them during festival season.  I have been a guest at weddings where they have performed and most-recently they took their crazy fun band to the Scarlet & Grey Café in Columbus for The Ohio State Buckeyes and "that team up north" Game Day Saturday: One of the best Saturday Game Days of all time.  I will be looking forward to seeing this great band soon.  Guys keep up the great work. Keep a rockin!!!!!!" -- Gary Bruns, former part-owner of Scarlet & Grey Café, Columbus, OH / Owner of The Mister Shoppe, Coldwater, OH

Playing songs from artists such as:

The second most famous band from Erastus, Ohio!

"Join us on Saturday September 3 @ the Country Legends Concert in West Liberty, Ohio!! We rock starting at 4:20 PM!!" - ERASTUS (8-15-2022)

"Thank you for the memories, Mercer County!!"

- ERASTUS (8-13-2022)

"The most famous band from Erastus, Ohio!"

  • Original songs by ERASTUS
  • Georgia Satellites
  • Three Dog Night
  • Guns 'n Roses
  • Elvis Presley
  • Willie Nelson
  • Johnny Cash
  • Waylon Jennings
  • The Beatles
  • Blink 182
  • John Mellancamp
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • Neon Trees
  • Cheap Trick
  • Alabama
  • Def Leppard
  • Puddle of Mud
  • Sweet
  • Bull Butter
  • Bob Seger
  • Dwight Yoakum
  • The Romantics
  • The Clash
  • O.A.R.
  • The Blues Brothers
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan
  • Toby Keith
  • Simon and Garfunkle
  • Van Morrison
  • Billy Idol
  • David Allen Coe
  • Steve Goodman
  • Florida-Georgia Line
  • Bob Dylan
  • Cheap Trick
  • Old Crow Medicine Show
  • Tone Loc
  • The Fresh Prince, featuring D.J. Jazzy Jeff
  • Alice in Chains
  • The Beastie Boys
  • Steve Miller Band
  • Queen
  • Garth Brooks
  • The McCoys
  • Buckcherry
  • Chuch Berry
  • White Stripes
  • Hootie and the Blowfish
  • Brantley Gilbert
  • Journey
  • The Black Crowes
  • Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
  • Theory of a Deadman
  • Nickleback
  • Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
  • AC/DC
  • Kid Rock
  • Grand Funk Railroad
  • John Michael Montgomery
  • Hank Williams
  • Hank Williams Jr.
  • The Doors
  • George Thorogood
  • George Jones
  • Jimi Hendrix
  • Green Day
  • Nirvana