Our City Online

Cassandra Zahran

Review: 2015 Nelsonville Music Festival

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Review: 2015 Nelsonville Music Festival

The Nelsonville Music Festival is simply one-of-a-kind. The festival grounds are secluded amongst extraordinary lush greenery, subtly inhabiting amongst archaic cabins and barns, and yet, only a short walk away from Hocking College. Existing since 2005, Nelsonville has eloquently managed to facilitate a family-friendly environment, fostering an effortlessly convenient festival for 10 years. The quaint, […]

No Comments

Concert Review: Public Access TV w/ Palma Violets

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Concert Review: Public Access TV w/ Palma Violets

Friday night, two perfectly paired pop-punk rock bands accompanied one another at the small confines of The Basement. CD102.5 and Promowest presented Public Access TV with The Palma Violets, catering the audience to an evening brimming with excessive amounts of sweating and head-banging. Public Access TV – 8PM Playing Columbus for the first time, Public […]

No Comments

Concert Review: Sylvan Esso

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Concert Review: Sylvan Esso

On Friday, March 13th, Sylvan Esso energetically occupied the Promowest stage at The Newport Music Hall. It was one of the first dry days of the Spring season, and the sold-out venue was elated to host the North Carolina based group. Sylvan Esso’s self titled release in 2014 managed to attract worldwide attention quickly, thanks […]

No Comments

Local Music: Spring Spotlight

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Local Music: Spring Spotlight

The Columbus Music scene is hotter than the Kardashians right now. From every corner of Columbus, local music is pouring from dozens of venues and snagging hundreds of local listeners to each and every event. How can we possibly keep up with all of these musical master-minds in the Columbus area?! Shhh, do not fret. I have […]

No Comments

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, […]

No Comments

Concert Review: CD102.5FM Holiday Show with Alt-J and Cage the Elephant

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Concert Review: CD102.5FM Holiday Show with Alt-J and Cage the Elephant

“Twas the night of December 1st, when all through the town, Columbus folks piled into the LC, only minutes past sundown. The 102.5 banners hung on the railing with care, while Scene Teamers and DJs had high-fives to share. The Holiday Show welcomed the last month of the year, with four (inter)national acts, Mikey’s pizza and beer! A show […]

No Comments

Fall Guide to Local Music – Part 2

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Fall Guide to Local Music – Part 2

It’s cold. We’re all cold. The wind is no longer giving us sweet butterfly kisses on our cheeks… it’s taking a machete to our faces. The sun is nowhere to be found, and standing outside with your friends to smoke a cigarette has proven to be an olympic game. It’s nearly winter, and snow is on […]

3 Comments

1 2 3 6

entertainment categories