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Review: CD102.5FM’s Summerfest 2014

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Review: CD102.5FM’s Summerfest 2014

That’s a wrap. Summerfest is now a few days into the past and the memories continue to fog our heads in the present. A sold-out summer event, with more than 5,000 attendees proved to be a success. Thousands of smiling faces walked/skipped/stumbled/raced out of the Outdoor LC venue past 11 pm, where members of CD102.5 […]

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Preview: CD102.5FM’s 2014 Summerfest

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Preview: CD102.5FM’s 2014 Summerfest

Each and every year, independently owned and operated radio, CD102.5FM, delivers the last ‘hoorah’ of the season. Sunday, August 10th, Summerfest is upon us all! Thousands of Columbus natives, as well as out-of-towners, flood the LC for the festival-style event. The city of Columbus eagerly awaits as the Summerfest bill is announced on air in […]

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Our Mutual Friend: Peletonia Benefit at Park Street Patio

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Our Mutual Friend: Peletonia Benefit at Park Street Patio

We share music with one another for a myriad of reasons; It can bring a tear to the eye, a dozen goosebumps down your spine or surface a memory you haven’t accessed in some time. There is special significance in a lyric, a melody or the instrumental backbone of the piece, resonating in a specific […]

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Concert Preview: Mac DeMarco

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Concert Preview: Mac DeMarco

Alas, the gap-toothed Canadian has finally made voyage to the Midwest! Tonight, at the (fabulously) dirty rock bar, Skully’s Music Diner, Mac DeMarco will be making his debut in Columbus, Ohio. The Canadian-turned-New-Yorker is a genuine goofball– to put it lightly. His comedic character is entertaining, shameless and entirely unpredictable. His soft, sentimental vocals are charming […]

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Top Album Picks for Summer 2014

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Top Album Picks for Summer 2014

As the summer sun begins to sunburn our shoulders and sprinkle freckles on our faces, our spirits lift a little higher and everyone seems to carry a particular spring in their step. With the excitement of swimming pools and barbecues, it’s seemingly easy to lose the organic beauty of summer. Too often do I see […]

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Concert Review: The Antlers

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Concert Review: The Antlers

Last night, The Antlers delivered an extremely intimate set to the sold-out crowd at A&R Bar. The four piece band is comprised of two keyboards, a guitar, drum kit and two trumpets– Yes, a horn section. Their ambient sound fed the crowd images of lustful and tortured souls, eluding into dream-like melodies and faded vocals. […]

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Comfest Bands To Watch: Sunday

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Comfest Bands To Watch: Sunday

Comfest is upon us! Three days of local music, food, vendors, activities, beer and people watching takes place all weekend from June 27th through June 29th. If you plan to go today, here’s four bands you won’t want to miss: Van Dale – 2:40 p.m. – Offramp Stage You love ’em because they’re easy to […]

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