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Photos: Anderson East with The Lone Bellow and Hugh Masterson at the Lincoln Theatre

Grant Walters Grant Walters Photos: Anderson East with The Lone Bellow and Hugh Masterson at the Lincoln Theatre

Elektra Records recording artist Anderson East stopped by the Lincoln Theatre on October 27th, playing to a near-capacity audience along with Brooklyn-based The Lone Bellow and fellow Nashvillian Hugh Masterson of Hugh Bob and The Hustle. East’s energetic performance broke up the slightly mellower – but no less excellent – sets turned in by his […]

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Comedy: SNL Alum Brooks Wheelan at Woodlands Tavern

Grant Walters Grant Walters Comedy: SNL Alum Brooks Wheelan at Woodlands Tavern

The "Saturday Night Live" alumnus makes Columbus the mid-way point of his "Central America Tour" on November 3rd.

On his recently released comedy album, This is Cool, Right?, Brooks Wheelan showcases a brand of humor that is candid, relatable, and at times, endearingly erratic. Even the cover art, a photo of Wheelan waving sheepishly against a postcard-perfect morning woods scene that would have been equally appropriate for a Simon & Garfunkel compilation, is astutely […]

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Concert Preview: Anderson East at The Lincoln Theatre

Grant Walters Grant Walters Concert Preview: Anderson East at The Lincoln Theatre

Elektra Records recording artist will bring his tour with The Lone Bellow to the Lincoln Theatre on October 27th

Delilah – the major label début album for singer-songwriter Anderson East – evokes a time in music history when rhythm and blues was on the rise in popular consciousness. Despite being released just over three months ago, virtually all of Delilah‘s songs could easily be unearthed gems from the mid-60s heyday of the Stax/Volt stable. Shuffling […]

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Preview: 2015 Columbus Improv Festival

Grant Walters Grant Walters Preview: 2015 Columbus Improv Festival

“Funny” may not be the first adjective that comes to mind when you’re asked to describe what it’s like to live in Columbus.  But, if you’ve ever found yourself at Wild Goose Creative (a quaint gallery and performance space located in the heart of SoHud) when Columbus Unscripted has any of their seven productions on […]

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Concert Review: Shania Twain and Gavin DeGraw at Nationwide Arena

Grant Walters Grant Walters Concert Review: Shania Twain and Gavin DeGraw at Nationwide Arena

The best-selling female artist in country music history brought her "Rock This Country!" tour to an ecstatic Columbus audience on September 30th.

If you lived in Canada in the mid-to-late 1990s like I did, it was difficult to avoid hearing Shania Twain on the radio at least once an hour. Then again, when an artist amasses thirteen number one singles on the Canadian country charts in the span of just five years, it was probably also difficult […]

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“Worst Kept Secret Fest” is the Best News Ever for Fans of Local Music

Grant Walters Grant Walters “Worst Kept Secret Fest” is the Best News Ever for Fans of Local Music

Free Music and Art Festival Returns to Columbus This Weekend

With a burgeoning audience and an ever-increasing roster of contributing artists, Worst Kept Secret Fest may need to consider changing its name in the not-so-distant future. This Friday and Saturday, the eighth installment of the non-profit, semi-annual music and art showcase will return to Skate Naked – a large indoor skate park selected by festival […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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