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Crew Ties Orlando 2-2 in Their 10th Draw of the Season

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew Ties Orlando 2-2 in Their 10th Draw of the Season

Tony Tchani and Ola Kamara helped a dominant Columbus Crew SC ease past fellow strugglers Orlando City SC, as the home team’s possession focused game-plan finally paid off with a 2-0 win of the first half on Saturday night at MAPFRE Stadium. Unfortunately, for Crew SC fans, the game had a second half. Orlando were […]

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A Big Night of Performances and Honors at the 2016 Alternative Press Music Awards

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis A Big Night of Performances and Honors at the 2016 Alternative Press Music Awards

The Alternative Press Music Awards took place in Columbus on Monday night as some of the biggest, brightest, and not-so young stars of the alt-rock scene descended upon the Schottenstein Center for an endurance-testing five hours of male-led music, banter and a the gifting of a handful of awards. All Time Low’s Alex Gaskarth and […]

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PromoWest Fest Wraps Up Three Successful Days of Live Outdoor Music

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis PromoWest Fest Wraps Up Three Successful Days of Live Outdoor Music

PromoWest Fest concluded on Sunday as alt-rock heavy weights Garbage and Modest Mouse helped to stylishly close out what will surely be considered a successful first year festival for the PromoWest team. The beautiful weather continued throughout the day as the festival dipped back into alternative radio friendly waters after Saturday night’s hip-hop diversion. Austin […]

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PromoWest Fest Embraced by Music Fans

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis PromoWest Fest Embraced by Music Fans

The beautiful weather and music continued throughout Saturday as day two of PromoWest Fest took place at McFerson Commons. A minor soundcheck issue before the opening band caused a small delay in the day’s schedule. But once the music began it ran continuously from start to finish as day two mixed up the likes of […]

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Crew SC Ends Another Home Game in 1-1 Draw Against DC United

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew SC Ends Another Home Game in 1-1 Draw Against DC United

Columbus Crew SC’s knack for throwing away points in the closing minutes of a game continued on Saturday night as DC United cashed in their gift of a man advantage to draw 1-1 on another lackluster night at MAPFRE Stadium. Gregg Berhalter switched up the starting eleven from midweek, bringing in Mo Saeid, Waylon Francis […]

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PromoWest Fest Kicks Off to a Roaring Start

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis PromoWest Fest Kicks Off to a Roaring Start

A trip into the mind of Wayne Coyne brought day one of the inaugural PromoWest Fest to a close as The Flaming Lips brought their psychedelic live show to rain confetti, balloons and mind-expanding pop-rock onto McFerson Commons. The Oklahoma band were the perfect headliners to kick-start what thus far seems to be an expertly […]

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Crew Draws Toronto in 1-1 Home Game

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew Draws Toronto in 1-1 Home Game

Columbus Crew kicked off their potential season-saving four game home-stand on Wednesday with an exhibition in snooze-like possession football as they dominated the visiting Toronto FC team, missing most of the players that are actually any good, yet still only managed to end the evening with a solitary point. For the majority of the game, […]

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