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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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Review: Joywave at A&R Music Bar

Chrissy Adams Chrissy Adams Review: Joywave at A&R Music Bar

All dressed up and ready for a night of fun, my sisters were kind enough to attend a concert of a band they had never heard of last Friday. Thinking that there would be no issues standing in our way, we arrive to the concert to realize that it was sold out. That was quite […]

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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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Breakaway Music Festival Announces 2016 Lineup

Walker Evans Walker Evans Breakaway Music Festival Announces 2016 Lineup

After a short hiatus, the Breakaway Music Festival will return to Columbus this summer, with a big lineup of national electronic and hip-hop artists. The organizers officially announced the lineup this morning, which includes headliners Dillon Francis, Rae Sremmurd, RL Grime and Young Thug. “We wanted the 2016 lineup to resonate with a wide audience while […]

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Joe Marcinek Band Kicks Off Regional Tour at Woodlands Tavern

Grant Walters Grant Walters Joe Marcinek Band Kicks Off Regional Tour at Woodlands Tavern

Midwestern jazz fusion favorites will bring an impressive guest line-up to Woodlands Tavern on Thursday, June 9

Embarking on a series of summer dates that will circle the Great Lakes states, the Joe Marcinek Band will kick things off at Woodlands Tavern on Thursday night. Lead performer Marcinek, known for his previous guitar and keyboard work with Terrapin Flyer and Fresh Hops, fronts the Indiana-based outfit that is an evolving blend of […]

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Cage the Elephant Unleashes on Columbus Crowd

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Cage the Elephant Unleashes on Columbus Crowd

"From the first second of the first song to the dying lights post-encore, Shultz was diet coke and mentos in human form."

I’m not really a fan of Cage the Elephant. At least, that’s what I thought before Sunday night’s ridiculously energetic performance down at Express Live! when the Kentucky alt-rock band took everything I thought I knew about brothers Shultz and company, ripped it up and shoved it through one of the best live experiences I’ve […]

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The List: 12 Concerts You Won’t Want to Miss in June

Walker Evans Walker Evans The List: 12 Concerts You Won’t Want to Miss in June

June has officially arrived, which means the start of summer is officially here, which means the start of the summer concert season is officially here. You’ll find all kinds of local, regional and national acts in the Live Music section of our events calendar, but we figured that it might make life a bit easier […]

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