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Concert Preview & Interview: Emily King

Grant Walters Grant Walters Concert Preview & Interview: Emily King

With her fantastic new studio album, "Scenery," as the backdrop, the R&B singer-songwriter will perform in Columbus Friday night at A&R Music Bar

First and foremost, let me say that it’s been a privilege to explore Emily King’s phenomenal new album, Scenery. The fusion of her smoked sugar voice and sultry, minimalist grooves are like the most perfect summer night personified – warm and soul-satisfying. It’s no surprise that Scenery has evoked unanimous critical and fanatic praise across […]

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Thornville’s Werk Out Festival Announces Full Music Lineup

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Thornville’s Werk Out Festival Announces Full Music Lineup

In its 10th year, The Werk Out Music and Arts Festival takes place August 1-3 at the Legend Valley concert venue and campground in Thornville, approximately 37 miles east of Columbus. The full lineup for the festival includes Dayton-based rock band and festival producers The Werks, Boston-based rock band Dopapod, Brooklyn-based funk band Turkuaz, and […]

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Concert Preview & Interview: Picture This

Grant Walters Grant Walters Concert Preview & Interview: Picture This

Ireland's prodigal sons expand their global audience with their sophomore album, "Mdrn Lv," and a tour stop in Columbus on Friday night.

Picture This is the biggest band in Ireland, a badge they’ve earned in a relatively short time since their inception in 2015. With their second studio album, the energetic, ambitious Mdern Lv, arriving earlier this year, the foursome from Athy, County Kildare, a small market town southwest of Dublin, are now on their first headlining […]

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Interview: Jason Alexander

Grant Walters Grant Walters Interview: Jason Alexander

The versatile 'Seinfeld' star showcases his four-decades-long career through story and song on Saturday night

By the time Jason Alexander signed on to play the endearingly maladjusted George Costanza on NBC’s Seinfeld, he had already cultivated a nearly decade-long stage career. He made his Broadway debut at the age of 20 in Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s Merrily We Roll Along, followed by roles in Forbidden Broadway, The Rink, Personals, […]

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Breakaway Music Festival Announces Lineup

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Breakaway Music Festival Announces Lineup

In its fifth year, Breakaway Music Festival returns to Mapfre Stadium on Friday, Aug 23 and Saturday, Aug 24. Prime Social Group’s signature event will once again bring famous names in hip-hop and EDM to Columbus. The lineup features EDM headliners Bassnectar and Louis the Child, and hip-hop headliners Future and Young Thug. Additional acts […]

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Two Mission-Based Music and Arts Festivals Coming to Columbus This Summer

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Two Mission-Based Music and Arts Festivals Coming to Columbus This Summer

Two mission-based music festivals benefitting mental health and mental health organizations are coming to Columbus in summer 2019. Wonderbus — a music and arts festival taking place August 17 and 18 — will take place on the lawn at CAS, adjacent to The Ohio State University campus. The festival lineup includes local and nationally recognized […]

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April Fool’s Day: Local Record Shop Adds Self-Checkout Technology

 News April Fool’s Day: Local Record Shop Adds Self-Checkout Technology

The Clintonville Record retailer known as Elizabeth’s Records (named after the owners 13 year old daughter) may be number 13th best in the local record retail community but, starting today, they will be number one in record store technology. Thanato Technology approached the owner, David Lewis, about turning the store into a test location for a […]

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