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Concert Photos: Loveless Family Reunion

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Concert Photos: Loveless Family Reunion

Local music fans were treated to a free end-of-the-summer concert in Columbus Commons today, featuring Lydia Loveless, The Girls!, Dead Girlfriends and Shores of Elysium. The connection between all four bands is that each contained a sibling from the same family, hence the show’s title: The Loveless Family Reunion. All photos by Matt Ellis. To find more upcoming […]

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Crew SC Tops Sporting KC in 3-2 Home Game Win

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew SC Tops Sporting KC in 3-2 Home Game Win

Columbus Crew SC fought from behind to nick all three points from Sporting Kansas City in a wild game at MAPFRE Stadium that ended up 3-2 in favor of the home side. Early pressure from Sporting KC was rewarded early in the game as Marcel de Jong put the visitors ahead in the 14th minute. […]

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Crew Draws NYC FC 2-2 in Rainy Mid-Week Home Game

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew Draws NYC FC 2-2 in Rainy Mid-Week Home Game

A lengthy rain delay with 15 minutes to go put a damper on Columbus Crew SC’s home game against New York City FC as Kei Kamara grabbed yet another goal as both teams walked away with a point in a 2-2 draw at MAPFRE Stadium. New York City brought along some of it’s superstar players […]

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Concert Photos: Under The Sun 2015 Tour

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Concert Photos: Under The Sun 2015 Tour

Mark McGrath brought his fashion-defying hair and summertime favourite “Under the Sun” tour back to Columbus with another collection of bands most people thought broke up years ago to remind everyone of a time when records were sold over a counter and alternative-guitar-pop-rock ruled the airwaves. This year brought us the returning Uncle Kracker; L.A. […]

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Crew SC Drops Early Lead to Tie Toronto FC 3-3

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew SC Drops Early Lead to Tie Toronto FC 3-3

Columbus Crew SC somehow managed to toss away a 3-0 lead during the second half of Saturday night’s sell-out $1 buck, brat and massive disappointment night at MAPFRE Stadium against Toronto FC in a game that ended up 3-3. Everything looked to be going to the usual script for the home team as league-leaders Kei […]

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Review: CD102.5 Summer Festival 2015

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Review: CD102.5 Summer Festival 2015

Clear sky, temperatures in the 80s and thirteen national bands playing to a packed audience lounging around on the LC’s lawn. Yup, It’s that time of year again when CD102.5 throws its annual Summer Festival celebration of future musical stars along with a couple of bands that have been around almost as long as the […]

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Crew Douses Chicago Fire 3-1

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew Douses Chicago Fire 3-1

It was business as usual for Columbus Crew SC as the usual suspects of Kai Kamara and Ethan Finlay put Chicago Fire to the sword for the second time this week as the home team ran out 3-1 during Sunday’s football matinee at MAPFRE Stadium. The game started off in almost comical fashion as Crew […]

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