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Photos: Comfest 2017

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Comfest 2017

Editor’s Note by Walker Evans: After a rain-out on Friday, ComFest got under way on Saturday, treating locals to its traditional mix of live music, beer, people watching, politics and more. Photographer Matt Ellis was on site to capture live music photos during both Saturday and Sunday lineups. For more information, visit www.comfest.com. All photos by […]

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Photos: ComFest 2016

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: ComFest 2016

This past weekend, Columbus Underground teamed up with new local startup Bylined to create a crowd-sourced photo shoot assignment. We wanted ComFest attendees to snap grab photos of their experiences, and the response was overwhelming. Over 350 photos were turned in using the app, giving us a ton of great photos to choose from, purchase […]

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Photos: The Bands of Comfest 2016

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: The Bands of Comfest 2016

Thousands of locals turned out for the 44th annual ComFest this past weekend, crowding into Goodale Park for three days of live music, workshops, beer, entertainment, food and more. While the weather was an improvement over last year’s rainstorms, the festival saw some extreme temperatures with a heat index topping 95 degrees throughout the weekend. […]


Assignment: We Want Your ComFest Photos

Walker Evans Walker Evans Assignment: We Want Your ComFest Photos

Columbus Underground is teaming up with new local startup Bylined to crowdsource an album of ComFest photos this year. So if you’re planning on attending ComFest this weekend, and you plan to have your iPhone on your person, then you’re already 90 percent on your way to participating in the project! All you need to […]

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How to Not Get Arrested at ComFest

Delaney Swift Delaney Swift How to Not Get Arrested at ComFest

Tips on how to avoid the slammer at ComFest from a Columbus Criminal Defense Attorney.

This weekend, Columbus plays host to ComFest, one of the largest community festivals in the state of Ohio. Since 1972 the Community Festival has maintained its status as a free, community festival open to the public. The event boasts food, drinks, art and live entertainment and is completely run by volunteers, working for the collective […]


Photos: Comfest 2015

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Comfest 2015

Intro by Walker Evans: Just like nearly every other festival this month, Comfest was hit hard with rain. The party with a purpose was shut down a few hours early on Friday night after steady rain waterlogged the grounds at Goodale Park, and while Saturday’s cooler temperatures and mist-like rain didn’t cancel the event, it […]

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Best Festival/Event of 2014: ComFest

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Festival/Event of 2014: ComFest

For seven years straight, ComFest has retained the crown as the best festival in Columbus. Since 1972, the local “party with a purpose” has brought Columbus a celebration of local music, food, entertainment and more. That recognition is no easy feat considering the wide range of festivals and events that take place all year long […]

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