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Photos: Friday Night Fun at Highball Halloween

 Matt Ellis Photos: Friday Night Fun at Highball Halloween

Highball Halloween kicked off its 10th annual celebration last night, with the “Highball on the Rocks” party on High Street. The party featured costumed local musicians, costumed hosts Nina West and Monica Day, and costumed attendees galore. Check out some of the great costumes from last night in the photos below, and get ready for […]

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Photos: Phoenix & Lo Moon at Express Live!

 Matt Ellis Photos: Phoenix & Lo Moon at Express Live!

Indie poppers Phoenix kicked off their two-month North American tour on Tuesday night with a stop at Express Live! as the French four-piece embark across our lands to promote their recently released fifth album, Ti Amo. Offering support for the evening were Los Angeles’ dreamy electro-pop band Lo Moon. Matt Ellis is a freelance photographer […]

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Crew Heads to Playoffs with 2-0 Win Over DC United

 Matt Ellis Crew Heads to Playoffs with 2-0 Win Over DC United

A 12th home win, an unbeaten run of eight matches and a spot secured in the 2017 MLS Playoffs made for a pretty good night at MAPFRE Stadium as Columbus Crew SC continued their red-hot end of season run with a 2-0 victory over D.C. United. The home team produced another dominant performance to brush […]

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Photos: 10th and Final Independents’ Day

 Matt Ellis Photos: 10th and Final Independents’ Day

This weekend, Columbus celebrated the 10th and final year of the Independents’ Day festival. Festivities included local and national music acts, more than a dozen food vendors, and showcases of local art. Adam Brouillette, festival co-founder, hinted at the possibility of Independents’ Day coming back in other forms in the years to come, such as in […]

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Photos: Royal Blood and Queens of the Stone Age at Express Live!

 Matt Ellis Photos: Royal Blood and Queens of the Stone Age at Express Live!

Two current heavy-weights of the modern alt-music world popped in to Express Live! on an unpleasantly wet Tuesday evening for a night of good old fashioned heart-pounding guitar rock. Royal Blood’s second album “How Did We Get So Dark?” went to number one in the UK shortly after the Brighton two-piece last came to Columbus […]

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Photos: Nathaniel Rateliff & The Worn Flints

 Matt Ellis Photos: Nathaniel Rateliff & The Worn Flints

Denver-based folk rocker Nathaniel Rateliff  brought himself, and his Night Sweats, along to Columbus’ Express Live on Monday night for an evening of soulful rhythm & blues. Columbus’ very own The Worn Flints opened, and just about stole, the show with their attention grabbing blend of vintage stripped down rock and the wildly entertaining guitar and facial […]

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Crew Continues Mini-Streak with 2-1 Win Over FC Dallas

 Matt Ellis Crew Continues Mini-Streak with 2-1 Win Over FC Dallas

Columbus Crew SC took three more important points on Saturday evening with goals from Ola Kamara and Jonathan Mensah continuing the four-game unbeaten mini-streak and giving the home team a 2-1 win over FC Dallas. Kamara opened the scoring early in the second half after a usual patient Crew SC build up centering around Federico […]

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