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Trains Across the Sea Makes Comfest Debut

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Time to break out your flip-flops and apron tops; the Columbus summer extravaganza otherwise known as Comfest is just days away. For many local bands getting into Comfest is the ultimate rite of gig passage. Trains Across the Sea frontman Andy Gallagher is so fired up about his first Comfest appearance that you may see […]

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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 […]


Mystery straw appears in Goodale Park pond

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Mystery straw appears in Goodale Park pond Monday, June 30, 2008 BY ENCARNACION PYLE If you thought you saw a large straw in the middle of the Goodale Park pond in the past few days, don’t be alarmed. You aren’t suffering from heat-induced hallucinations. And your head isn’t clouded from marijuana fumes […]


Columbus Mega Summer Weekend 2008 – Vol. 5

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Get ready for yet another huge weekend in Columbus! Hopefully the predicted rain and thunderstorms won’t keep the fun from happening. First up is Comfest, the annual weekend-long party in Goodale Park. Always plenty of music, booths, booze, and food to be had there. We’ve also got Columbus Pride Weekend with a whole slew of […]


COTA Offers Expand Bus Service For ComFest 2008



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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!