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Local Music Spotlight: The Orphan The Poet

Grant Walters Grant Walters Local Music Spotlight: The Orphan The Poet

For the alt-rockers poised to gain an even greater national following in 2019, Columbus is a place they're proud to call home

On a cloudy fall afternoon before their most recent show in Columbus, local alt-rock trio The Orphan The Poet and I huddled around a little table at Upper Cup Coffee Co. on Parsons Avenue, exchanging chatter above the loud din of clinking spoons and espresso machine whooshes. My first question focused on the video for […]

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Indie Music Website GroundSounds Embraces Columbus

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Indie Music Website GroundSounds Embraces Columbus

Dayton-born Jon Berrien started an independent music publication in the mid-2000s as a passion project, and as a way to establish a hosting career. Inspired by music personalities like Carson Daly and Sway Calloway, he moved out to L.A. after college. He worked at a number of entertainment companies, but mainly behind the scenes. “I […]

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The Top 10 Live Music Venues of 2018

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Live Music Venues of 2018

Fans of live music have quite a lot to choose from in Central Ohio. From arena-style stadiums to intimate mom-and-pop venues, there’s a lot of different ways to enjoy music throughout the city.  This year, our readers and editors bumped the Newport Music Hall to the top of the list of best music venues. Billed […]

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Artist Spotlight: Savannah Conley

Grant Walters Grant Walters Artist Spotlight: Savannah Conley

The rising Nashville singer-songwriter talked about her latest EP "Twenty-Twenty" and growing up in the heart of country music territory during her visit to Columbus earlier this month

By the time I met Savannah Conley’s tour manager at the door to interview her backstage at Newport Music Hall a few weeks ago, the line for the sold-out show, which was headlined by beloved local indie-folk duo, Caamp, stretched well down the block along High Street. It’s not often I get to interview artists […]

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Top 10 Local Bands of 2018

Best of CU Best of CU Top 10 Local Bands of 2018

From concerts to street parties and everything in between, 2018 was a great year for local music. Our readers and editors have selected a local staple as the number one band of the year once again: Mojoflo. The band kicked off 2018 with a big 10th anniversary party, and proceeded on a nonstop circuit of […]

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Review: CD102.5 Holiday Show Side A

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Review: CD102.5 Holiday Show Side A

It’s Chriiiiiiiiiiiiistmas! Or, at least, it’s Christmas concert season, and for CD102.5 that means not one, but two value packed concerts cram packed with a mix of some of the best established and up and coming talent currently taking up airtime on our treasured local radio station. Friday night’s Side A show featured four bands […]

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Photos: Gang of Youths Play for a Packed A&R Music Bar

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Gang of Youths Play for a Packed A&R Music Bar

With a number one album, gigs in front of tens of thousands of adoring fans, and a whole host of awards, it’s fair to say that Gang of Youths are a pretty big deal in Australia. Although they were the first band to perform for the Aussie version of MTV Unplugged, they’re still relatively unknown on […]

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