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Photos: Barenaked Ladies, Better Than Ezra & KT Tunstall – The Last Summer On Earth 2018 Tour

Grant Walters Grant Walters Photos: Barenaked Ladies, Better Than Ezra & KT Tunstall – The Last Summer On Earth 2018 Tour

From start to finish, the Columbus stop on The Last Summer On Earth 2018 Tour Wednesday at Express LIVE! was a raucous school bus on its way to field day, and its drivers — the Barenaked Ladies, Better Than Ezra, and KT Tunstall — each joyfully took a turn at the wheel. Shortly after 7 p.m., […]

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Band Interview: Barenaked Ladies

Grant Walters Grant Walters Band Interview: Barenaked Ladies

The iconic pop-rockers and recent Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductees return to Columbus on Wednesday night to anchor the "Last Summer On Earth 2018" Tour with Better Than Ezra and KT Tunstall.

Author’s Note: This article is the last of a three-part series profiling each of the artists on the tour. Read my previous conversations with KT Tunstall and Better Than Ezra. Winnipeg, 1991. Vincent Massey Collegiate. We were at a rehearsal for our 10th grade musical, Dames at Sea – probably on a Saturday afternoon when […]

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Band Interview: Better Than Ezra

Grant Walters Grant Walters Band Interview: Better Than Ezra

Celebrating their 30th anniversary as a band and looking back a quarter century on their major label debut album, "Deluxe," the New Orleans alt-rockers will be in Columbus Wednesday night with the Barenaked Ladies and KT Tunstall on the "Last Summer On Earth 2018" tour

Author’s Note: This article is the second of a three-part series profiling each of the artists on the tour. Stay tuned for an interview with the Barenaked Ladies tomorrow, and read my conversation with KT Tunstall from last week.  “Grateful,” the latest single from alt-rock veterans Better Than Ezra, coruscates with the same engaging electric […]

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Band Interview: KT Tunstall

Grant Walters Grant Walters Band Interview: KT Tunstall

With new music on the horizon for later this year, the Scottish native returns to Columbus July 11 with the Barenaked Ladies and Better Than Ezra on the "Last Summer On Earth 2018" tour ticket

Author’s Note: This article is the first of a three-part series profiling each of the artists on the tour. Stay tuned for interviews with Better Than Ezra and the Barenaked Ladies over the next week.  The last time KT Tunstall and I spoke was in February 2017, when she was on her way to Columbus […]

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Photos: Better Than Ezra & The Wallflowers – August 10 at Columbus Zoo

Grant Walters Grant Walters Photos: Better Than Ezra & The Wallflowers – August 10 at Columbus Zoo

New Orleans alt-rock veterans Better Than Ezra took the stage just after 8 p.m. on a beautiful summer night at Columbus Zoo’s Water’s Edge Events Park. Kicking off their hour plus set with the appropriately titled “King of New Orleans,” lead vocalist Kevin Griffin, bassist Tom Drummond, drummer Michael Jerome, and keyboardist James Michael Payne […]

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Concert Preview: Better Than Ezra

Grant Walters Grant Walters Concert Preview: Better Than Ezra

Still enjoying the momentum from their most recent album, "All Together Now," and with new music due next year, Better Than Ezra comes to Columbus with The Wallflowers for an outdoor show at the Columbus Zoo

It would be really easy for me to start this article with some sort of journalistic capitalization on the title of Better Than Ezra’s 1995 breakthrough single, “Good.” So I’m not going to. Rather, I’ll tell you that the Baton Rouge-born, New Orleans-raised alt-rock quartet is on the cusp of its thirtieth anniversary as a […]

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