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Crew SC Mutes Seattle Sounders in 3-2 Home Game Win

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew SC Mutes Seattle Sounders in 3-2 Home Game Win

The red-hot offense of Columbus Crew SC turned MAPFRE Stadium into a shooting-gallery on Saturday night as Kei Kamara bagged another brace and Federico Hiquain added another as Crew SC recorded another home win with a 3-2 beating of Seattle Sounders. Kamara opened the scoring early when the big forward ironically beat Chad Marshall in […]

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Concert Photos: The Kooks / Joywave

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Concert Photos: The Kooks / Joywave

Noughties Britpop peddlers The Kooks returned to Columbus on Sunday night to play to the Newport in front of a largely female audience hoping to catch the gaze of mop-topped heart-throb Luke Pritchard while listening to the smile-inducing songs he and the three other people in the band happened to be playing. Currently out touring […]

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Concert Review: Wolf Alice

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Concert Review: Wolf Alice

Like it or not, but conquering America is still pretty much top of the list for many British bands. It worked pretty well for The Beatles, and bands have been trying to carve their way into the potential commercial radio goldmine and plant themselves into the homes of millions across the country in the decades […]

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Crew SC Stomps Philadelphia Union 4-1

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew SC Stomps Philadelphia Union 4-1

Ethan Finlay bagged a brace and Kei Kamara’s hot-streak continued as a rampant Columbus Crew SC overwhelmed a dire Philadelphia Union team 4-1. Carrying on from last week’s destruction of Orlando, Crew SC opened the game on the offensive and pushed Philadelphia back into their own half and it didn’t take long before the home […]

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Crew SC Dominates Orlando City Newbies 3-0

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew SC Dominates Orlando City Newbies 3-0

It seemed like a age had passed since Columbus Crew SC last played in Columbus on a freezing cold night in late March with a loss to NY Redbulls, so it was nice to have fantastic weather to welcome the team back to Columbus after two road games as another red card helped the Crew […]

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Review: Matt & Kim at The LC

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Review: Matt & Kim at The LC

There aren’t many bands out there I’d pick above Matt & Kim for a spring-time concert at the LC. After months of seemingly never ending dullness all we really want is something to make us happy to be alive again. And thankfully, that seems to be Matt & Kim’s one mission in life. California based […]

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Photos: The Capital Pride Band 10th Anniversary Concert

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: The Capital Pride Band 10th Anniversary Concert

The Capital Pride Band of Columbus celebrated 10 years of music this past weekend with two shows at the Lincoln Theatre. The band performed a selection of favorites taken from its history of concerts during the past decade including: Nessun Dorma from the Puccini opera Turandot, Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite, National Emblem March of John Phillip […]

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