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History of the Newport Music Hall

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The Lantern wrote History of Newport Music Hall Kelly McDonald Issue date: 4/8/08 It is safe to say every student at Ohio State is familiar with the Newport Music Hall, whether having been inside or passing it on the way to class. What many people are not aware of is that Newport’s stage is where […]

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Columbus Music Hall to shut doors soon

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The Dispatch wrote Columbus Music Hall to shut doors soon as owner plans retirement Saturday, April 5, 2008 BY AARON BECK Central Ohio will lose a much-loved concert venue — a “music-first” outlet for 20 years — when the Columbus Music Hall closes at month’s end. “I’m ready to move on,” owner Becky Ogden said. […]

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Columbus Symphony: Could it really die?

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The Dispatch wrote Columbus Symphony: Could it really die? Friday, March 14, 2008 BY MICHAEL GROSSBERG Nearly broke and still short of solutions, the Columbus Symphony could fold as early as next month, the president of the symphony board says. Although efforts to save central Ohio’s largest arts organization continue behind the scenes, Robert “Buzz” […]

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More music fans are turning, returning to vinyl

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The Dispatch wrote More music fans are turning, returning to vinyl records Tuesday, March 4, 2008 BY AARON BECK If you had called Kyle Siegrist a genius a few years ago, he would have thanked you, then called you a fool. Five years after the audiophile opened Lost Weekend Records in Clintonville — where 90 […]

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Clintonville Community Market to host bands

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This Week News wrote Clintonville Community Market to host bands Thursday, February 21, 2008 JENNIFER NESBITT Five local bands will perform Friday night at the Crest Tavern to raise funds for the Clintonville Community Market. For a suggested donation of $6, market supporters will be able to enjoy the music and will be treated to […]

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Alive Review: Cafe Bourbon Street

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The Alive wrote Bourbon on the rock By Bryan Bullock January 31, 2008 You don’t expect many frills from a bar that advertises, on its MySpace page, a working urinal and a staff that despises BS. No need to be concerned, though. Cafe Bourbon Street’s rough edges only bolster the joint’s good-humored, rock ‘n’ roll […]

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Is the Columbus music scene out of tune?

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The Lantern wrote Columbus music scene out of tune Amy Hoover Issue date: 1/28/08 Every night in Columbus, a different band hooks up its amps and pours its hearts out to bar audiences. Some might be playing for the first time, and others have been playing for years and are still considered underground. The music […]

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