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Little Brother’s alum turns Milo into concert venue

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The Other Paper wrote A Little Brother’s alum hopes to turn a former school into a hot concert venue BY RICK ALLEN / JULY 3, 2008 Last year marked the closing of Little Brother’s, one of Columbus’s best-known live-music venues. But as nature abhors a vacuum, many stepped in to fill Dugan’s considerable shoes, including […]


Rock on the Range 2008 Concert Review


I’m going to try my best for this review, and I’ll say right up front that my best simply isn’t good enough. I’ve managed to make it through Ozzfest on five occasions in my lifetime, but I’ve never managed to attempt a multi-day rock and roll festival. I was a fallback, a stand-in if you […]


Columbus Musician’s Assistance Program pilot

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The Columbus Music Co-op is pleased to announce the launch of the Columbus Musician’s Assistance Program (CMAP) pilot. Under CMAP, mini-grants will be given to working Central Ohio musicians who are lacking health insurance coverage and are experiencing health-related financial hardships. Musicians will be able to submit requests for assistance with: Medical bills/treatments/office visits, Vision […]


Symphony shuts down for summer, future in doubt


The Dispatch wrote Symphony will shut down for summer with future in doubt Thursday, May 8, 2008 BY JEFFREY SHEBAN After 57 years of music making, including a triumphant concert in New York’s Carnegie Hall, the Columbus Symphony says it will shut down June 1. Out of money and having failed to reach a new […]


MTV News: Is Columbus, Ohio the new Brooklyn?


MTV News wrote Lo-Fi Punk: Is Columbus, Ohio, the New Brooklyn? Published by John Norris on Tuesday, May 6, 2008 When you see MTV News producer CJ Smith’s report on the burgeoning lo-fi punk movement (clip above), you’ll notice that the phenom is spreading out around the country. From LA’s No Age and The Smell, […]


Jazz Orchestra brings New Orleans flavor this week

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centralohio.com wrote Jazz Orchestra brings New Orleans flavor April 22, 2008 The Columbus Jazz Orchestra is bringing a special series of performances celebrating music from New Orleans to Columbus’ Southern Theatre, 21 E. Main St., Columbus. “New Orleans on Parade,” fifth in their six-show “Swingin’ at the Southern” series, will feature guest artist Troy “Trombone […]


Wexner program draws rising star musicians

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The Lantern wrote Wexner program draws rising star musicians Chad Rutan Issue date: 4/14/08 [email protected] is the brainchild of Charles Helm, director of performing arts at the Wexner. His idea finally took shape in 2000 through a generous endowment from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation’s invitation-only “Leading Presenting Institutions” program. Helm said the goals are […]


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