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R&B Singer Bilal Comes to Notes June 16

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford R&B Singer Bilal Comes to Notes June 16

Over the last year-plus, Notes has hosted #HereFridays, a showcase bringing R&B back to downtown in a more consistent way than anything I can think of since Brownstone on Main closed. This home base has featured some of Columbus’ prime talent including B-Jazz and MojoFlo, beloved expats like Talisha Holmes, and national acts like Eric […]

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Gallery: Royal Blood at Newport Music Hall

 Matt Ellis Gallery: Royal Blood at Newport Music Hall

British power-rock band Royal Blood returned to Columbus’ Newport Music Hall on Saturday night with an electrifying dose of loud guitars and heart-pounding drums as the duo of bassist Mike Kerr and drummer Ben Thatcher prepare to continue their meteoric rise up the rock and roll ladder with the launch of their sophomore album, How […]

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Photos: Franz Ferdinand at The Newport Music Hall

 Matt Ellis Photos: Franz Ferdinand at The Newport Music Hall

Despite having only released a single song in the past four years and with the possibly temporary absence of founding member Nick McCarthy, Glasgow’s indie darlings Franz Ferdinand are back on tour and found themselves on dark and sparse Newport Music Hall stage on a Memorial weekend’s Sunday night. There was still no new music for […]

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Gallery: Rock on the Range 2017

Adam Meyer Adam Meyer Gallery: Rock on the Range 2017

Editor’s Note by Lauren Sega: In its 10th year, Rock on the Range convened a lineup of nearly 60 artists. While the sudden death of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell altered the mood of the weekend, plenty of artists put on shows to be seen, some honoring the late musician. Prominent artists included Metallica, Bush, Chevelle, […]

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Breakaway Lineup Includes Travis Scott, Diplo and more

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Breakaway Lineup Includes Travis Scott, Diplo and more

Breakaway Music Festival has announced their lineup for 2017. The two-day festival, which will expand this year to Grand Rapids, MI and Charlotte, NC, featured Chance the Rapper in 2016 and garnered a crowd of 25,000 people. Taking place September 1 and 2 at MAPFRE Stadium, this year’s festival will have headliners Travis Scott and […]

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PHOTOS: Alice Cooper at Express Live!

 Matt Ellis PHOTOS: Alice Cooper at Express Live!

QFM96 Celebrated 40 years on the air Tuesday evening as rock legend Alice Cooper brought his captivatingly theatrical live show to Columbus. “The Godfather of Shock Rock” and his ensemble of insanely talented backing musicians didn’t disappoint the gathering of fans young and old, nor the Cooper-clones in the audience on Tuesday, as the band performed […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Dave Buker on Combining Science and Art

Jaclyn Reynolds Jaclyn Reynolds Columbus Makes Art Presents: Dave Buker on Combining Science and Art

Many of COSI’s Team Members combine their passion for art with science education to give COSI guests a rich learning experience. Dave Buker, of Dave Buker & the Historians, is a talented musician and works as the Manager of the Tech Studio at COSI. He not only teaches students of all ages music creation, but […]

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