Milwaukee, WI and Liverpool, UK alt-rock pioneers the Violent Femmes and Echo & the Bunnymen, respectively, co-headlined Express Live! on Wednesday night for an evening of decades-old classic rock and roll aimed squarely at the vastly vintage crowd that casually sprawled over the venues spacious lawn. Photos by Matt Ellis.
Editor’s Note by Walker Evans: The 34th annual Doo Dah Parade took place on Tuesday, July 4 in the Short North to celebrate “liberty and lunacy” in its traditional fashion. Boxing legend and hometown hero James Buster Douglas served as this year’s “Less-Than-Grand Marshall” while marchers lampooned everyone from Donald Trump to Donald Trump. For […]
A full-house of holiday-weekend celebrating Columbus Crew SC fans had to endure 90 minutes of misery before seeing the annual firework display as Atlanta United FC recorded their second win in three games against Crew SC with a 2-0 victory at MAPFRE Stadium. Hector Villalba opened the scoring in the 27th minute after Atlanta goalkeeper […]
Summer wouldn’t quite be summer in Columbus without a 311 gig, and a 311 gig in Columbus wouldn’t be a 311 gig without beautiful weather and an Express Live! lawn populated with a family-like collection of fans of all ages kicking back and enjoying an evening of high energy alt-rap-rock from the Nebraska five-piece. Opening […]
Editor’s Note by Walker Evans: Rockers Everclear stopped by Columbus on June 4th during their So Much For The Afterglow 20th Anniversary Tour, putting on a performance for fans at EXPRESS LIVE!. Fastball opened up the show, providing a double dose of 90s-era alternative rock. CLICK HERE to view our calendar of upcoming live music […]
Columbus born Grammy winners and head-wear enthusiasts, Twenty-One Pilots took over the Columbus live music calendar for a whopping five nights of sold-out shows as a thank you to those local fans that have helped propel the electro-pop-rock duo to the dizzying heights they find themselves in today. The string of sold-out-in-seconds shows began at […]
Editor’s Note by Walker Evans: After a rain-out on Friday, ComFest got under way on Saturday, treating locals to its traditional mix of live music, beer, people watching, politics and more. Photographer Matt Ellis was on site to capture live music photos during both Saturday and Sunday lineups. For more information, visit www.comfest.com. All photos by […]