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Photos: The Blue Stones at A&R Music Bar

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: The Blue Stones at A&R Music Bar

Canadian two-piece blues rockers The Blue Stones stopped by Columbus on Friday night for a sold-out gig inside the A&R Music Bar. Originally scheduled for downstairs in the Basement, the show was bumped up due to demand coming off of local radio support that’s been spinning recent release “Shakin’ Off the Rust” on fairly high […]

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Interview: KT Tunstall

Grant Walters Grant Walters Interview: KT Tunstall

Supporting her latest album, "KIN," the Scottish-born singer-songwriter will kick off her world tour at A&R Music Bar Wednesday Night

KT Tunstall doesn’t at all seem to mind that her ubiquitous 2005 single, “Suddenly I See,” has become her career-defining opus – at least thus far. “It’s been amazing – it’s been phenomenal,” she confirms during a phone conversation we had in early January. “It’s sort of like creating this little creature that travels around […]

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Concert Preview: Griffin House

Grant Walters Grant Walters Concert Preview: Griffin House

The Ohio native, touring in support of his tenth studio album "So On And So Forth," returns to Columbus for a headlining show on Friday night.

It’s always nice to find a little common ground when you’re interviewing someone. As it turns out, Springfield-born singer-songwriter Griffin House and I both spent some formative years – albeit at much different stages in our lives – on campus at Miami University. House’s story is slightly more interesting given that his time in the […]

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Concert Preview: All Them Witches at A&R Music Bar

Grant Walters Grant Walters Concert Preview: All Them Witches at A&R Music Bar

New West recording artists All Them Witches will make a stop at A&R Music Bar tonight – the last date they’ve booked stateside before they embark on a European tour for much of August. Their latest album, Dying Surfer Meets His Maker, is a carefully crafted set with its roots planted firmly in psychedelic rock and […]

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Review: Joywave at A&R Music Bar

Chrissy Adams Chrissy Adams Review: Joywave at A&R Music Bar

All dressed up and ready for a night of fun, my sisters were kind enough to attend a concert of a band they had never heard of last Friday. Thinking that there would be no issues standing in our way, we arrive to the concert to realize that it was sold out. That was quite […]

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Concert Preview: Jonathan Jackson + Enation

Grant Walters Grant Walters Concert Preview: Jonathan Jackson + Enation

Emmy Award-winning actor Jonathan Jackson and his band Enation will support their new EP "Blame-shifter" with a show on Friday night at A&R Music Bar

Indie rock outfit Jonathan Jackson + Enation will make a stop at A & R Music Bar on Friday night as one of six confirmed national dates they’ll play in support of their freshly-released EP, Blame-shifter. The set arrived last Friday on their own label, Hilasterion Records. Five of the EP’s brand new tracks were recorded while Jackson was on […]

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Concert Review: Wolf Alice

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Concert Review: Wolf Alice

It’s cold outside; it’s wet outside. Thankfully, on Friday night we had a good old fashioned rock and roll show to help us all forget Ohio still thinks it’s January as a sold-out and sweaty A&R bar welcomed two of the best bands to spring out of England in many a year in the musical […]

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