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Mega Weekend – Exciting Concerts, Great Food, and The Winter BeerFest!

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Mega Weekend – Exciting Concerts, Great Food, and The Winter BeerFest!

Feeling lucky? Columbus Underground’s MegaWeekend is chock full of great weekend plans, and we’ve got tickets for a few lucky winners as well. Enter to win tickets to: Umphrey’s Mcgee, McGuffey Lane & Friends, The Becca Stevens Band, Noel Gallagher, Kelsea Ballerini, Lotus, In This Moment. Don’t miss out! Make sure to get your tickets […]

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Russian Winter Festival II: Friday Coffee Dress Rehearsal with The CSO

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Russian Winter Festival II: Friday Coffee Dress Rehearsal with The CSO

The Russian Winter Festival II: Shostakovich and Rachmaninoff will offer $10 general admission tickets to the Friday morning dress rehearsal. Experience a working rehearsal with repertoire selected by Rossen. Coffee and snacks are included in the ticket price!

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A Conversation with Melissa Etheridge

Grant Walters Grant Walters A Conversation with Melissa Etheridge

The singer-songwriter responsible for some of the most memorable music of the past thirty years will perform with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, June 25

I was probably ten or eleven years old when I first started listening to Top 40 radio on a regular basis; the little cassette player in my bedroom was permanently tuned to Winnipeg’s Q94FM – a station to which I’d remain faithful until I moved away to go to college. Kids my age didn’t have […]

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Amy Ray of The Indigo Girls Talks About New Music, Renewable Energy and The Columbus Symphony Orchestra

Grant Walters Grant Walters Amy Ray of The Indigo Girls Talks About New Music, Renewable Energy and The Columbus Symphony Orchestra

When I recently spoke with Amy Ray, one-half of the folk-rock duo, the Indigo Girls, I asked her if there was anything she wanted people to know about their upcoming performance with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra. “It’s a really fun night out,” she stated. “We have some people that come to shows that have never […]

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Review: Ben Folds with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra

Grant Walters Grant Walters Review: Ben Folds with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra

The alt-rock singer, songwriter and producer joined the talented CSO at the Ohio Theatre for a memorable Saturday night as part of the BravoPops! series

A bearded Ben Folds walked onto the Ohio Theatre stage Saturday night, joining his symphonic collaborators for the evening as the capacity audience cheered and applauded zealously. After seating himself at a grand piano, the ensemble launched a two-hour-plus performance with “Effington” from Folds’ 2008 album Way to Normal. Conductor Peter Stafford Wilson and his […]

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Concert Preview: Ben Folds with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra

Grant Walters Grant Walters Concert Preview: Ben Folds with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra

The acclaimed singer, songwriter, and producer joins forces with CSO on Saturday, April 9 to perform orchestral interpretations of his brilliant catalog - including a concerto featured on his most recently released album "So There".

I reach out regularly to agents and publicists to request interviews with big-league musicians who announce upcoming tour dates in Columbus. They receive hundreds of emails like mine on a daily basis – every one of us who sends them is hoping the stars will align and we’ll be able to steal a few precious […]

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The Commodores, Chris Botti & Big Bad Voodoo Daddy to Headline Picnic with the Pops in 2015

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Commodores, Chris Botti & Big Bad Voodoo Daddy to Headline Picnic with the Pops in 2015

The Columbus Symphony officially announced its 2015 Picnic with the Pops season lineup today, which includes The Commodores, Chris Botti, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Pink Martini and others. The popular outdoor event series relocated to Columbus Commons in 2012, and has continued to entertain thousands of concert goers in the six acre park each season. The 2015 […]

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