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Photos: Independents’ Day 2014

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Independents’ Day 2014

The annual Independents’ Day festival took place this weekend with over 65 local musical performers ranging from indie rock to hip hop to dance party djs. The event continues today through 5pm, though the bulk of the festival took place yesterday in its new home in East Franklinton. For more information, visit www.thisisindependent.com. Matt Ellis is […]

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Crew Bests New England 1-0, Hejduk Honored at Half-Time

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew Bests New England 1-0, Hejduk Honored at Half-Time

Federico Higuain’s classy free-kick was just about enough to secure another home win for the Crew, but he’ll be buying Steve Clark’s next drink as the Crew number 1 yet again performed heroics to deny New England and make Hiquain’s missed penalty a nonissue as Columbus ran out 1-0 winners Saturday night at Crew Stadium. […]

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Fall Guide to Local Music – Part I

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

It’s here and we’re ready. The seasonal half-time that rests between painfully thick humidity and life threatening black ice, is called Autumn. Now, I assume we’re all familiar with the lovely cliches that rack our brain as the season arrives: bonfires, whiskey, beards in flannels, pumpkin spice and Hocus Pocus. But, what about those more […]

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Concert Photos: Foster the People at The LC

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Concert Photos: Foster the People at The LC

Foster the People came to Columbus on Friday night. The hipster-friendly LA band brought their drawn out indie-dance-pop-rock to the LC’s outdoor stage and knocked out their songs, including the popular one, to a crowd mostly made up of screaming young girls and boys in tight jeans. The band, consisting of Mark Foster, Cubbie Fink […]

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Shadowbox Live Celebrates 25 Years with Return of Rock Opera “Evo”

Walker Evans Walker Evans Shadowbox Live Celebrates 25 Years with Return of Rock Opera “Evo”

The troupe behind Shadowbox Live does everything in a big way. They pour their heart and soul into every single show, and they crank out new material faster than most people can keep track of it. So when it came time for the group to celebrate their 25th anniversary, they knew they’d need to do […]

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Photos: Fashion Meets Music Festival Day 2

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Fashion Meets Music Festival Day 2

The Fashion Meets Music Festival continued on Saturday with musical acts that included Paper Diamond, Switchfoot, The Floorwalkers, Black Taxi, Post Coma Network, Nighbeast, Empires, Roevy, Old Hundred and many more. For more information on the event, visit www.fmmf.us. For ongoing updates on FMMF, CLICK HERE to visit our Messageboard. Matt Ellis is a freelance photographer […]

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14 Bands Not to Miss at FMMF This Weekend

Walker Evans Walker Evans 14 Bands Not to Miss at FMMF This Weekend

The first-ever Fashion Meets Music Festival (FMMF) kicks off tomorrow, and features over 100 local, regional and national bands and musicians as well as over 40 fashion designers and brands participating in industry seminars and fashion shows. There’s a packed schedule from 11am on Friday through 1am on Sunday night, which can appear a bit […]

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