Our City Online

rock

The 13th Annual Rock Potluck at Ace of Cups

Anne Evans Anne Evans The 13th Annual Rock Potluck at Ace of Cups

Archie Fox Presents: The 13th Annual Rock Potluck 40 Columbus Musicians From 40 Different Bands Form 8 New Bands FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY! Each band meets for the first time on the day of the event to write two original songs, learn one cover, and come up with a really cool band name. Later that […]

No Comments

The Ragoons Western Rock Opera

  The Ragoons Western Rock Opera

FINALLY! The RAGOONS ft. “The Dusty Boots” are filming and performing for full-effect their Western Rock Opera, “The Bison Plains!” Wear your best western duds or any costume and be part of an exciting and rare night that will be preserved for ages by the skilled camera crew that have unknowingly signed on to this […]

No Comments

Concert Preview: Everclear

Grant Walters Grant Walters Concert Preview: Everclear

The alt-rock veterans want you to bask in the "Afterglow" with them as they celebrate the 20-year anniversary of their watershed album this Sunday at Express LIVE!

The first 40 seconds of the opening and title track of Everclear’s 1997 landmark album, So Much For The Afterglow, is a Brian Wilson-esque chorale, an aqua-hued Malibu wave that descends into a crash of loud guitar riffs and frontman Art Alexakis’ incisive lead vocal. That melange of contemporary alt-rock bite and classic pop references were the driving […]

No Comments

Concert Preview: Fastball

Grant Walters Grant Walters Concert Preview: Fastball

With their latest album "Step Into Light" arriving earlier this month, the Texas-based alt-rock outfit joins Everclear for a double-bill show at Express LIVE! on Sunday night

“But where were they going without ever knowing the way?” Certainly Fastball didn’t intend the familiar refrain from their 1998 breakout single “The Way” to serve as an existential question for those of us who were on the cusp of our quarter-life crises at the time. But it just goes to show that a good […]

No Comments

Concert Preview: Citizen Zero

Grant Walters Grant Walters Concert Preview: Citizen Zero

Detroit-based Citizen Zero will stop by Newport Music Hall on Saturday night, supporting their first major label release, State of Mind. The set’s lead single “Go (Let Me Save You)” gives a firm nod to fellow rockers Foo Fighters and Shinedown with its melodic urgency – complementary comparisons given the entire album’s consistently polished production […]

No Comments

Lineup Announced for Bunbury Music Festival 2017

Walker Evans Walker Evans Lineup Announced for Bunbury Music Festival 2017

While the PromoWest Fest won’t be returning this summer, local music fans can still make the trek to Cincinnati for Bunbury in June. The event’s organizers at PromoWest Productions officially unveiled the lineup this morning, which includes headliners Muse, Wiz Khalifa, G-Eazy, Bassnectar and Pretty Lights. “We are very excited to host the festival again this […]

No Comments

Concert Review: The Struts at EXPRESS LIVE!

 Matt Ellis Concert Review: The Struts at EXPRESS LIVE!

105.7 may no longer be the X radio station, but that didn’t ruin the Christmas party for the four bands that brought some high energy rock and roll to the Express Live! stage on a wintry Friday evening. Opening the show were local band Daymare — who I unfortunately missed. Iowa four-piece Holy White Hounds […]

No Comments

categories