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Album Review: Red Wanting Blue’s Little America

Miranda Rife Miranda Rife Album Review: Red Wanting Blue’s Little America

If you’ve ever found yourself at one of Columbus band Red Wanting Blue’s shows, chances are you’re a fan. They’re a band that put it all on the stage every night, wherever they are. Their album From The Vanishing Point was released in 2012 and the group toured for nearly two years solid, gaining national […]

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Festival Preview: 16th Annual Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival

Miranda Rife Miranda Rife Festival Preview: 16th Annual Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival

The sixteenth annual Creekside Blues and Jazz Festival is approaching quickly. This year’s festival in Gahanna will feature a weekend full of great blues and jazz acts, both from Columbus and internationally recognized. Spanning across five stages, there’s a huge variety of entertainment and cultural events to enjoy. This years headliners include John Hammond, the […]

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PromoWest Productions Celebrates 30 Years

Miranda Rife Miranda Rife PromoWest Productions Celebrates 30 Years

PromoWest Productions is celebrating their 30th anniversary throughout 2014. They have a long history of bringing great musical performances to Columbus, but where did it all begin? In the early ‘80s, an Ohio State University graduate named Scott Stienecker was working as an intern for Bill Graham, a well-established rock promoter, in San Francisco. Stienecker heard […]

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Concert Preview: The Salty Caramel’s Album Release at Woodlands Tavern

Miranda Rife Miranda Rife Concert Preview: The Salty Caramel’s Album Release at Woodlands Tavern

They’ve been called the best all-girl band in Columbus, and it’s time for you to find out for yourself. The Salty Caramels have been rocking the city since the fall of 2012 and are about to release their first album as their new, sweeter, sassier selves. They’ve got a new line-up, which is now includes […]

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Concert Preview: Forest & The Evergreens EP Release Party

Miranda Rife Miranda Rife Concert Preview: Forest & The Evergreens EP Release Party

Columbus locals Forest & The Evergreens will celebrate the release of their new EP Young Funk tonight at Skully’s Music Diner. The group has been rocking together since 2011 and includes Parker Muntz on guitar and vocals, Terrance Farmer on saxophone and keys, Mickey Drury on guitar, Jeff Bass on bass and Mike Twice on […]

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Concert Preview: Caught A Ghost at A&R Music Bar

Miranda Rife Miranda Rife Concert Preview: Caught A Ghost at A&R Music Bar

Caught A Ghost takes the stage at A&R Music bar tonight, May 13th. They’ll fill the place with a bluesy Motown sound with a modern twist. The group hails from California, and front man Jesse Nolan refers to them as “imperfectionists.” They pull together musical elements from eras of the past and present; from horn […]

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Concert Review: The 1975 at The LC Pavilion

Miranda Rife Miranda Rife Concert Review: The 1975 at The LC Pavilion

Sir Sly, Bad Suns, and The 1975 rocked the LC Monday night for the first outdoor show of the season. The show was sold out and the line wrapped around the venue, to the back of the parking lot, back to the front of the lot, around the back of the LC, and then halfway […]

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