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Documentary series is looking for local music


WOSU Public Media is looking for original music to be part of the soundtrack for our new TV documentary series, Columbus Neighborhoods. We’re interested in all styles of music, from rock to classical, blues to jazz, rap to alternative, and much more…you name it and we’d like to hear it. Both instrumental and lyrical music […]

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Mix 97.1 being replaced with The Fan

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Just got an email informing me that “Mix 97.1 here is done.” The source goes on to say that they’ve heard the Dispatch-owned station (WBNS-FM) will go off the air completely and that the replacement will be the Dispatch-owned WBNS-AM broadcast known as “The Fan” (1460 AM). I’m still working on confirming this as more […]


Fleetwood and Spears and Chesney, Oh My


From AssociatedContent.com: Columbus, Ohio, 2009 Concert Season Heating Up by Debbie Henthorn Fleetwood Mac, Britney Spears and Kenny Chesney Bring Tours Through Columbus The 2009 Columbus, Ohio, concert season is heating up with classic rock, pop and rockin’ country at a variety of venues. The major Columbus concert venues have once again attracted major concert […]


Girl Talk’s Sunday Night Show – Photos & Review

 Belinda Heiman

You may ask yourself what and who is this Girl Talk and what is all the rage about? There is only one answer… it is all about raging. Girl Talk is a one-man performance that breathes entertainment. This DJ mixes popular songs to entertain a young crowd eager to dance the night away. Sunday marked […]


Best Columbus Festival of 2008: Comfest

Anne Evans Anne Evans

Columbus is home to dozens of annual festivals that draw millions of visitors out to experience art, music, food, people watching, and more. Comfest was at the top of our reader survey and takes home the title of Columbus Underground’s “Best Festival of 2008”. This year’s Comfest saw some Saturday rain, but attendance was still […]


Best Local Band of 2008: Brainbow

Walker Evans Walker Evans

After years of live shows, local band Brainbow finally released their critically-praised debut album in 2008. While many local bands go without too many mentions on Columbus Underground, Brainbow’s fanbase has seen a steady increase here and named them as our “Best Local Band of 2008”. Brainbow is actually playing a show tomorrow night at […]


Best Album of 2008: Viva la Vida by Coldplay

Anne Evans Anne Evans

Coldplay ends up with two music awards this year from Columbus Underground as they managed to get both best song as well as “Best Album of 2008” with Viva la Vida. Other albums highly praised by Columbus Underground regulars include Vampire Weekend’s self-titled debut, Narrow Stairs by Death Cab for Cutie, Stay Positive by The […]


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