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Photos: Rock on the Range 2016

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Rock on the Range 2016

The 10th Annual Rock on the Range festival took place this past weekend, and nearly sixty bands performed over three days to a sold out crowd of 120,000 music fans. Headliners this year included the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rob Zombie, Disturbed, Megadeth, Deftones and more. For a look at the music and excitement, check […]

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FMMF 2016 Lineup to Feature Passion Pit, Matt and Kim, DJ Khaled & More

Walker Evans Walker Evans FMMF 2016 Lineup to Feature Passion Pit, Matt and Kim, DJ Khaled & More

The Fashion Meets Music Festival returns for its third year this fall, and has officially unveiled its lineup this morning. Headliners this year include a mix of alt rockers, hip-hop artists and electronic dance groups including Passion Pit, Matt and Kim, DJ Khaled, Adventure Club, French Montana,​ B​ØRNS,​ Ne​w​Politics and Bebe Rexha. “FMMF creates an epic […]

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Photos: Vaccines and Bloc Party at The Newport

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Vaccines and Bloc Party at The Newport

A little slice of England came to Columbus on Saturday night as three of the Queen’s favourite bands (citation needed) planted their flags on the Newport Music Hall stage. Brit-pop throw-back Morrissey soundalike, Oscar opened the show to warm applause from the early crowd. Fellow London based indie-rock band The Vaccines were next up and […]

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Concert Preview: Jonathan Jackson + Enation

Grant Walters Grant Walters Concert Preview: Jonathan Jackson + Enation

Emmy Award-winning actor Jonathan Jackson and his band Enation will support their new EP "Blame-shifter" with a show on Friday night at A&R Music Bar

Indie rock outfit Jonathan Jackson + Enation will make a stop at A & R Music Bar on Friday night as one of six confirmed national dates they’ll play in support of their freshly-released EP, Blame-shifter. The set arrived last Friday on their own label, Hilasterion Records. Five of the EP’s brand new tracks were recorded while Jackson was on […]

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Comedy Preview: #Hashtag Comedy’s “TBD: The Musical!”

Grant Walters Grant Walters Comedy Preview: #Hashtag Comedy’s “TBD: The Musical!”

The busy local improv company brings together heaps of the city's comedy talent to stage a full-length unscripted musical on May 13 and May 27

Throughout its history, musical theater has imitated, defined, and reinvigorated popular culture. It’s delved into fantasy (The Wizard of Oz, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory) and romance (Oklahoma!, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers). It’s re-introduced us to past events and bygone eras (Hamilton, Grease, Evita), and has been an important vehicle for political and […]

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Flaming Lips Replacing Walk the Moon at PromoWest Fest

Walker Evans Walker Evans Flaming Lips Replacing Walk the Moon at PromoWest Fest

The organizers of the PromoWest Fest announced this morning that alternative rock icons The Flaming Lips will be replacing Walk the Moon as one of the event’s new headliners. Walk the Moon cancelled US summer tour plans last month due to an illness in the family of the band’s lead singer. The Flaming Lips are […]

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Music Preview: Author and Songwriter Mishka Shubaly Brings Funny and Wrenching Tales About Life to Rumba Cafe May 9

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Music Preview: Author and Songwriter Mishka Shubaly Brings Funny and Wrenching Tales About Life to Rumba Cafe May 9

“Ohio, you feel like you’re getting sicker, but you’re just starting to get well,” Mishka Shubaly sings on last year’s tour de force record Coward’s Path. From the funny, too-honest, Tom Waits at a honky-tonk “Pickup Lines,” the mournful waltz/literary reference “Depravity’s Rainbow,” to the end of a relationship ballad “Taxes and Jail,” this new record […]

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