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Green Day Kicks Off World Tour in Columbus

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Green Day Kicks Off World Tour in Columbus

An unfortunate sickness and a few cancelled dates meant that Columbus became the unlikely city for the beginning of Green Day’s world tour and a place for the punk-rock icons to deliver a back-to-basics rock and roll show that the 1500+ lucky fans crammed into the Newport won’t forget for many a year. The band […]

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The Confluence Cast: The Dick & Jane Project

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: The Dick & Jane Project

How can students be empowered? The Dick & Jane Project thinks they have a solution: songwriting. Their literacy program partners middle schools students with professional musicians to create radio-ready songs; and a little confidence in the process. http://theconfluencecast.com/episodes/10_dickandjane.mp3 Follow the Confluence Cast: Web | iTunes | Facebook | Twitter

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Music Preview: Helter Swelter 2016 at Ace of Cups

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Music Preview: Helter Swelter 2016 at Ace of Cups

The first iteration of Ace of Cups’ signature festival, Helter Swelter, lined up roughly with the bar’s anniversary in 2014. That first Helter Swelter was one of the sweatiest, most fun events I’ve ever seen in Columbus. A remarkable love-fest with classic Columbus bands like Moviola and Thomas Jefferson Slave Apartments, great DJing, and the […]

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Concert Preview: Pierce the Veil at Newport Music Hall

Grant Walters Grant Walters Concert Preview: Pierce the Veil at Newport Music Hall

From San Diego to Scotland, the anticipated release of their new album "Misadventures" will take them on the tour of their lives. They'll stop in Columbus on Tuesday, September 20.

Pierce the Veil fans living in Columbus have just hours before they have the opportunity to experience tracks off their new album, Misadventures, in person when they take the stage  tonight at Newport Music Hall. Released in May, the album is the long-awaited follow-up to 2012′s Collide With the Sky. First single “Circles” is a melodic, […]

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TV Review: Don’t Sit Down for “The Get Down”

Martha Trydahl Martha Trydahl TV Review: Don’t Sit Down for “The Get Down”

Last month, Netflix released the first six episodes of The Get Down. The remaining six episodes will be released sometime in 2017, but… I won’t be watching them. Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge, Gatsby) created the series along with Stephen Adly Guirgis, and the show is exactly what you’d expect from Luhrmann — lots of singing, […]

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90sFest Preview: Musical Musings with Matt Scannell of Vertical Horizon

Grant Walters Grant Walters 90sFest Preview: Musical Musings with Matt Scannell of Vertical Horizon

The veteran pop-rock band will be on stage this Friday night at Columbus Commons as part of 90s Fest

melomaniac (\ˌmel-ō-ˈmā-nē-ˌak\) noun. 1. A passionate or obsessive enthusiast for music. 2. Also in weakened sense: a music lover. I’d been trying to find an appropriate term to define my relationship with music; “audiophile” seemed too restrictive because it really means the individual is primarily focused on the sound reproduction and quality. I do care about […]

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Review: Fashion Meets Music Festival 2016

Chrissy Adams Chrissy Adams Review: Fashion Meets Music Festival 2016

A free entrance into a pretty well-known festival was not gone to waste as I utilized every privilege I was granted during the two-day Fashion Meets Music Festival in the Arena District during Labor Day Weekend. The event greeted the people looking to see Passion Pit, Matt & Kim, Wavves, DJ Khaled, and many more. […]

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