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Show Review: Fitz and the Tantrums

Briana Henry Briana Henry

Sometimes, I walk into shows thinking I know everything, and sometimes I’m right.  Last night, I was wrong. So so so so wrong. My attention span is that of a pubescent male teenager and I just thought I’d be bored during the duration of the show. Wrong. Fitz and the Tantrums brought so much energy […]

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Comfest 2013 Round-Up

Briana Henry Briana Henry Comfest 2013 Round-Up

Believe it or not, I can honestly say that this past weekend’s Comfest was so tame. There were minimal flashes of breasts and 77 arrests out of the 25,000 attendees didn’t seem too shabby. The many complaints and long lines kept me away from buying beer, but I, of course, acquired the oh-so-necessary 2013 Comfest […]

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Local Music Week: The Girls!

Briana Henry Briana Henry Local Music Week: The Girls!

My introduction to The Girls! occurred on a drunken night at Skully’s as they were one of Alive’s Bands to Watch earlier this year. All hopped up on wine, I was drawn into what The Girls! were about with this video. Their talent further absorbed into my brain after hearing one song; this song stuck […]

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Local Music Week: EYE & Barely Eagle

Briana Henry Briana Henry Local Music Week: EYE & Barely Eagle

EYE For me, when it comes to good rock and roll it always the harder, the better.  With these two rough local outfits, I have to remind myself that some of these dudes are taken.  There are so many bands with buzz that scientists are studying these dudes to explain the disappearance of bees around the […]

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Preview: Lydia Loveless tonight at Ace of Cups

Briana Henry Briana Henry Preview: Lydia Loveless tonight at Ace of Cups

Start your weekend a little early with Comfest alum and favorite, Lydia Loveless. It’s been awhile since we’ve caught up with Lydia, and since there’s a hometown show tonight, it was perfect timing. I sent some questions to Lydia last night and woke up with answers of running away from exes (I thought I was the […]

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Local Music Week: Psychic Wheels

Briana Henry Briana Henry Local Music Week: Psychic Wheels

Columbus Underground is celebrating Local Music this week with features on local bands, music venues and the various Columbus sounds that make up the music scene. So sit back and let music writer & reviewer Briana Henry be your guide to all things local music! Psychic Wheels gets their own post because they consistently blow […]

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Preview: Ha Ha Tonka at Rumba Cafe

Briana Henry Briana Henry Preview: Ha Ha Tonka at Rumba Cafe

Tonight, Springfield, Missouri band,  Ha Ha Tonka,  brings their Southern-indie, light country, talents to Rumba Cafe. I had the opportunity to speak with lead singer, Brian Roberts, about our shared German-language skills, their new album, and the band’s connection to Columbus. Briana Henry: I know it won’t be your first time in Columbus, are there certain […]

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