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Concert Preview & Interview: Radnor & Lee at A&R Music Bar

 Grant Walters Concert Preview & Interview: Radnor & Lee at A&R Music Bar

Meshing their passions for music, Columbus-born actor Josh Radnor and Australian singer-songwriter Ben Lee bring their collaborative work as Radnor & Lee to A&R Music Bar on Sunday

A kismetic meeting on the set of How I Met Your Mother in 2006 guided actor Josh Radnor and singer-songwriter Ben Lee unwittingly down a path that would lead them to an unexpected blossoming musical partnership. A decade later, the two are now co-founders, principal songwriters, and front men of indie duo Radnor & Lee, […]

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Concert Preview & Interview: Echosmith

 Grant Walters Concert Preview & Interview: Echosmith

The Sierotas will bring their 'Inside A Dream' Tour to Columbus Thursday Night to build momentum for their forthcoming studio album and latest single "Over My Head"

It’s been nearly five years since California indies Echosmith launched their debut album, Talking Dreams, anchored by the Top 20 sleeper hit, “Cool Kids.” Buoyed by the four Sierota siblings: Sydney (lead vocals, piano, keyboards), Graham (drums, percussion), Noah (bass, background vocals), and Jamie (lead guitar and vocals), the band found its commercial footing rather quickly […]

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Local Bands Release Vinyl for Record Store Day & Columbus Music Day

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Local Bands Release Vinyl for Record Store Day & Columbus Music Day

April 21 marks Record Store Day in the U.S. and countries worldwide, and now it will mark a special day for residents of Columbus. The Columbus City Council has declared April 21 as Columbus Music Day, in recognition of local music, musicians and artists. Vince Tornero, founder of the In The Record Store podcast and […]

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The Confluence Cast: Opera Columbus

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Opera Columbus

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHow does one lead the rebirth of a performing arts organization? I sat down with Peggy Kriha Dye, General and Artistic Director of Opera Columbus, to talk about this weekend’s production of Orphée Et Eurydice (running April 20-22 at the Southern Theatre), her beginnings as a singer, how she came to […]

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Concert Preview: Moon Taxi

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The rising Nashville indie-rock quintet brings new music from their latest album 'Let The Record Play' to Newport Music Hall on Thursday night

The contagiously positive hit “Two High,” one of last year’s most recognizable radio singles, was a hard-earned culmination of over a decade of indie rockers Moon Taxi’s long list of road shows, festival appearances, and four notably good studio albums. In its current configuration, the band has been performing and recording since 2006, although founding […]

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PHOTOS: Wolf Alice at Newport Music Hall

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis PHOTOS: Wolf Alice at Newport Music Hall

London alt-rock darlings Wolf Alice have stopped by Columbus quite a few times since they broke onto the scene with their brilliant debut album ‘My Love is Cool’ just three years ago. Since then the four-piece have racked up massive critical acclaim and a whole bunch of new fans. On Monday night, they returned to […]

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Concert Preview & Interview: Timeflies

 Grant Walters Concert Preview & Interview: Timeflies

Partners-in-rhythm Cal Shapiro and Rob Resnick bring their 'Too Much To Dream' tour to Columbus on Thursday night.

When electro-fusion duo Timeflies released their latest EP, To Dream, on March 23, it fulfilled the vision of members Cal Shapiro and Rob “Rez” Resnick to connect two complementary projects that would reach their audience at two distinctly different points in time. “We had this idea when we first got to L.A. that we would […]

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