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Photos: CAAMP at Newport Music Hall

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: CAAMP at Newport Music Hall

Local folk-pop band CAAMP closed out a highly successful year for the Upper Arlington High School graduates and friends with three sold-out nights at the Newport Music Hall. With their second album, By and By, hitting record shelves this year, a performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, heavy radio play for current single “Peach Fuzz” and […]

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Photos: Slayer at Nationwide Arena

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Slayer at Nationwide Arena

Hugely influential thrash metal legends Slayer descended upon Columbus on Tuesday evening as the foursome’s (Tom Araya, Kerry King, Gary Holt and Paul Bostaph) long farewell brought aggressive flames, aggressive guitars and a lot of aggressive vocals to a packed Nationwide Arena. Along for the ride on “The Final Campaign” were experimental funk-rockers, Primus and […]

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Photos: Skegss at Ace of Cups

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Skegss at Ace of Cups

Crowd surfing kids, a three-piece rock band with scruffy hair and no frills garage rock ‘n roll. We’re either back in the ’90s or it was Wednesday night at Ace of Cups as Aussie rockers Skegss made their Columbus debut. Formed in Byron Bay, Australia in 2014, the three-piece consists of Toby Cregan, Jonny Lani […]

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Photos: USWNT vs. Sweden

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: USWNT vs. Sweden

The U.S. Women’s National Team returned to MAPFRE Stadium on Thursday evening as an impressive Carli Lloyd captained the team to a 3-2 win over Sweden. Lloyd opened the scoring early in the first half and then provided the assist for Christen Press to double the U.S. lead before Lloyd scored her second of the […]

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Photos: Sleater-Kinney at the Newport

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Sleater-Kinney at the Newport

Olympia, Washington’s fiery, cult-punk band Sleater-Kinney rocked through Columbus on Friday night with a fierce and powerful set of chainsaw-buzz guitars and passionate vocals, delivered in style to a packed Newport Music Hall. Comprised of the twin guitar/vocal attack from Carrie Brownstein and Corin Tucker, Sleater-Kinney pulled out a breathless set of over twenty songs […]

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Photos: Matt and Kim at EXPRESS LIVE!

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Matt and Kim at EXPRESS LIVE!

If you’ve lived in Columbus for more than a minute then you’ve probably listened to CD102.5, and if you’ve listened to CD102.5, then you’ve probably heard of Matt and Kim, and as it’s really, really hard to dislike Matt and Kim, you’ve probably seen Matt and Kim live. But if you haven’t (why not?), then […]

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Photos: HighBall 2019 Part 2

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: HighBall 2019 Part 2

Editor’s Note: Saturday brought another night of decked out costumes for HighBall 2019. The evening featured the likes of long-time host Nina West, as well as the Costume Couture Fashion Show and Public Costume Contest. Check out some of the best looks below! Check out photos from Friday night at HighBall 2019! For more information, […]

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