One of the most prominent ways education and service organization Fuse Factory intersects with the public is through its fascinating monthly concert series, Frequency Fridays. Since 2010, this series has brought prominent improvisers, composers, noise bands, and artists who aren’t easily fit into genre boxes from near and far to Columbus on the first Friday […]
A lot of Columbus locals are aware that comedy icon Dave Chappelle lives an hour west in the small town of Yellow Springs, and if you’ve ever wanted to head over there and hang out with him, then now’s your chance. Chappelle is hosting a party called Juke Joint this weekend, featuring Frederic Yonnet & the […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
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, […]
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, […]