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Review: Saturday at the 2014 Bunbury Music Festival

Miranda Rife Miranda Rife Review: Saturday at the 2014 Bunbury Music Festival

My Saturday at Bunbury started with catching Bronze Radio Return on the Warsteiner stage. The band blew me away. Their tunes featured a harmonica and banjo and a roots rock sound. They had smiles on their faces for the entire set and moved around. Everyone in the crowd was dancing and singing along to the […]

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Short North Deals with ComFest Rowdiness

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Short North Deals with ComFest Rowdiness

ComFest has been a Columbus tradition for more than 40 years, but organizers are still trying to distance the event from its reputation for rowdiness. Connie Everett, an organizer and media spokesperson for ComFest, said that for the last few years organizers have been concerned about the size of the annual event in Goodale Park, […]

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Photos: Comfest 2014

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Comfest 2014

Comfest 2014 took place this past weekend from June 27th to 29th. Saturday’s festivities were hit with off-and-on rain showers that turned the 85 degree weather incredibly muggy and turned the grassy slopes of Goodale Park into muddy makeshift slip-and-slides. Below are photos of several local bands in action on both Saturday and Sunday, mostly […]

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Comfest Bands To Watch: Sunday

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Comfest Bands To Watch: Sunday

Comfest is upon us! Three days of local music, food, vendors, activities, beer and people watching takes place all weekend from June 27th through June 29th. If you plan to go today, here’s four bands you won’t want to miss: Van Dale – 2:40 p.m. – Offramp Stage You love ‘em because they’re easy to […]

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Comfest Bands To Watch: Friday

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Comfest Bands To Watch: Friday

Comfest is upon us! Three days of local music, food, vendors, activities, beer and people watching takes place all weekend from June 27th through June 29th. If you plan to go today, here’s four bands you won’t want to miss: Tom Davis Quartet - 12:50 p.m. – I Wish You Jazz Stage Jazz is good for […]

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Photos: Columbus Pride Parade 2014

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Columbus Pride Parade 2014

The 2014 Columbus Pride Parade took place this morning and early afternoon with over 150 floats that traversed Downtown and The Short North while thousands of onlookers cheered in excitement. Actor and activist George Takei was the grand marshall of the event this year, bringing even more excitement to the highly anticipated annual event. Photos […]

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LGBT Pride to Descend on Victorian Village and Short North

Grant Stancliff Grant Stancliff LGBT Pride to Descend on Victorian Village and Short North

June is Pride Month. Columbus Pride is June 20th and June 21st, and Columbus shows up in force. In fact, a big chunk of the Midwest does too: we expect approximately 300,000 people to show up for the Stonewall Center’s Pride Festival this weekend. There are a lot of Pride road-trippers, and Columbus is a […]

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