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Ellis Paul: Crowdsourcing and Songwriting

Tyler Clementi Tyler Clementi Ellis Paul: Crowdsourcing and Songwriting

How do you convince hundreds of people to contribute hundreds of thousands of dollars to fund your permanent vacation? Ellis Paul, in town on March 6 for a performance with Six String Concerts, knows. The folk singer/songwriter from Maine has been able to crowdfund his last two albums. His most recent release, Chasing Beauty, was […]

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The Black Keys, The Avett Brothers, and Snoop Dogg to Headline Bunbury Music Festival

Anne Evans Anne Evans The Black Keys, The Avett Brothers, and Snoop Dogg to Headline Bunbury Music Festival

PromoWest Productions announces nearly forty bands for the lineup of their recently acquired Bunbury Music Festival, set to take place in Downtown Cincinnati’s Sawyer Point and Yeatman’s Cove along the Ohio River, June 5-7, 2015. Now in its fourth year, the Bunbury Music Festival promises three days of an eclectic mix of bands, spread over two […]

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Concert Review: Genevieve (formerly of Company of Thieves)

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Concert Review: Genevieve (formerly of Company of Thieves)

It’s been a great deal of time since I’ve openly cried at a concert — better yet, a great deal of time since I’ve cried. The tears I experienced during Genevieve’s set on Wednesday were not tears of discouragement, rather tears of delight and pureness. CD102.5FM Radio and Promowest presented the ultimate tear-jerker last night, […]

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Concert Review: Bush

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Concert Review: Bush

I have to admit that I was a little apprehensive about seeing Bush play live for the first time 18 years. After the recent surge in 90′s nostalgia tours I was half expecting a lazy performance from a band happy to sit on it’s pile of no-longer-aired-radio-hits. Thankfully, what I, and Columbus, got was a […]

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How Led Zeppelin led to Bluegrass for Irene Kelley

Tyler Clementi Tyler Clementi How Led Zeppelin led to Bluegrass for Irene Kelley

Irene Kelley’s journey from Pennsylvania to her February 13 performance with Six String Concerts took longer than you might think. The Pennsylvania-born bluegrass singer-songwriter has adventured through many changes in her personal life and professional career, before her latest album, Pennsylvania Coal, took her “back to her roots” and into Columbus. Kelley wasn’t always a […]

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Diplo and Schoolboy Q to Headline The Number Fest in Athens

Walker Evans Walker Evans Diplo and Schoolboy Q to Headline The Number Fest in Athens

Prime Social Group announced today the lineup for this year’s Number Fest, taking place in Athens on Saturday April 18th. Co-Headliners include dj/producer Diplo and rapper Schoolboy Q along with over 20 other acts including G-Eazy, iLoveMakonnen, Borgeous, Branchez, Lost Kings and more. “#Fest: 13th Edition is our most extensive festival billing in the event’s 10-plus […]

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The Flaming Lips Returning to Nelsonville Music Festival in 2015

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Flaming Lips Returning to Nelsonville Music Festival in 2015

The Nelsonville Music Festival has grown into its own as a well respected and highly anticipated regional music festival, and this year the fest is bringing back one of its biggest previous bands to date: The Flaming Lips. The Lips first headlined Nelsonville in 2011. Event organizers announced today that they would be added to […]

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