As soon as Kid Runner came on stage at the A&R Music Bar last Friday night, you could feel the energy in the room turn up by about five notches. Having personally never heard of this band before, it was easy to go in with mediocre expectations, but Kid Runner did not disappoint. Their alternative-pop style […]
Poised for a new album release in 2016, the local indie-rock favorites will play Big Room Bar on Saturday, November 21st
Frequently touted as one of the country’s best underground indie-rock bands, Earwig is set to release its long-awaited fifth studio album, Pause for the Jets, on its own LFM Records imprint in early 2016. If the initial reception to its lead single “Wasted on You” (featuring Columbus singer-songwriter Lydia Loveless) is any indication, the quartet […]
The Toronto-based roots band brings their lush orchestral folk-pop offerings to the Rumba Café on November 16th.
A Forest of Arms, the sixth studio album by Canadian indie-folk outfit and Juno Award nominees Great Lake Swimmers, is a resounding affirmation for those who wonder if pop music with a conscience is still being made. Saying the record is carefully constructed is an understatement given the measures the Swimmers have taken to shape […]
As Albert Hammond Jr. came on stage at The Basement on Friday, a mutual feeling of joy and contentment rushed over the eager crowd. Hammond, who is well known as the Strokes guitarist and son of Albert Hammond, recently came out with his new solo album Momentary Masters and performed a great deal of it […]
Think back to the late fifties and early sixties. Saxophones, tambourines and bass guitars. Originally from Fort Worth Texas, Leon Bridges has released his debut album Coming Home. His show successfully sold out the LC as he performed on Monday, October 26th. The ambiance of the stage was very authentic. The backdrop was a velvet […]
Elektra Records recording artist Anderson East stopped by the Lincoln Theatre on October 27th, playing to a near-capacity audience along with Brooklyn-based The Lone Bellow and fellow Nashvillian Hugh Masterson of Hugh Bob and The Hustle. East’s energetic performance broke up the slightly mellower – but no less excellent – sets turned in by his […]
The "Saturday Night Live" alumnus makes Columbus the mid-way point of his "Central America Tour" on November 3rd.
On his recently released comedy album, This is Cool, Right?, Brooks Wheelan showcases a brand of humor that is candid, relatable, and at times, endearingly erratic. Even the cover art, a photo of Wheelan waving sheepishly against a postcard-perfect morning woods scene that would have been equally appropriate for a Simon & Garfunkel compilation, is astutely […]