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Photos: Highball Halloween 2014 – Part 2

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Highball Halloween 2014 – Part 2

Did you catch the giant walking camera roaming around during Saturday night at Highball? An over-sized cardboard box masquerading as a fully functional Nikon camera? After years of documenting Highball with a camera in hand it seemed only fitting to get to enjoy Highball by actually becoming a camera. And while it felt a little […]

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Photos: Highball Halloween 2014

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Highball Halloween 2014

Highball Halloween returns this weekend to unseasonably (yet welcome) warm temperatures. The party kicked off on High Street next to the Convention Center last night with an 80s-centric theme featuring costumes, contests, drag shows and live music from favorite local bands including The Wet Darlings, MojoFlo and Lydia Loveless. The party continues today from 6pm […]

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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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Independents’ Day Returns to Celebrate Local Music and More

Walker Evans Walker Evans Independents’ Day Returns to Celebrate Local Music and More

If you’re a fan of local music, then get ready to get your fill this weekend at the annual Independents’ Day celebration. This year marks the first time the event will be held in Franklinton, though the format will be familiar for those who enjoyed the party on Gay Street in the past. Six indoor […]

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Jon Fintel Debuts: Relay Rock Show at The Grass Skirt

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Jon Fintel Debuts: Relay Rock Show at The Grass Skirt

As September lurks in the last of the summer’s shadows, local bars begin to gear up for the fall. The last hot and sweaty hoorah’s of the season are approaching, weather is cooling down and studded leather jackets are being taken out of storage. Rock ‘n’ roll is always fashionably late in the season, and […]

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Photos: Fashion Meets Music Festival Day 3

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Fashion Meets Music Festival Day 3

The Fashion Meets Music Festival wrapped up on Sunday with musical performances from Cold War Kids, New Found Glory, Empires, Brick + Mortar, Mojoflo, Forest & The Evergreens, Future Islands, Maps & Atlases, Afroman and many others. For more information on the event, visit www.fmmf.us. For ongoing updates on FMMF, CLICK HERE to visit our Messageboard. Matt […]

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Photos: Fashion Meets Music Festival Day 1

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Fashion Meets Music Festival Day 1

The first ever Fashion Meets Music Festival kicked off on Friday with a diverse musical lineup that ranged from Michelle Williams to The Bummers to Rusko to O.A.R. to New Hollow. The music continued at afterparties that took place at multiple venues throughout the city, including Brothers Drake (included in photos below). The festival continues […]

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