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Concert Preview & Interview: Collective Soul

Grant Walters Grant Walters Concert Preview & Interview: Collective Soul

On the cusp of releasing their tenth studio album, "Blood," the Georgia alt-rockers are in Columbus with the Gin Blossoms on Saturday night

Every so often, our family would road trip to escape the wide open spaces of Winnipeg for…the wide open spaces of Minnesota. Shortly after you cross the U.S.-Canada border at Pembina, North Dakota, you could pick up a signal for Magic 96, the FM radio station that served up top 40 tunes to the bustling […]

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Photos: Gin Blossoms, Tonic & Vertical Horizon at Express LIVE!

Grant Walters Grant Walters Photos: Gin Blossoms, Tonic & Vertical Horizon at Express LIVE!

With my feet now planted firmly, though wistfully, in my 40s, it’s hard not to feel at least a little nostalgic when it comes to the music that shaped my college years. I used to harmonize to the Gin Blossoms’ “Follow You Down” while I wrote papers until the wee hours of the morning (which […]

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Concert Preview & Interview: Gin Blossoms

Grant Walters Grant Walters Concert Preview & Interview: Gin Blossoms

On the cusp of releasing "Mixed Reality," their first studio album in eight years, the Arizona alt-rockers join Tonic and Vertical Horizon tonight at Express LIVE!

If you thought for a fleeting moment you might have seen Gin Blossoms lead singer Robin Wilson out and about in Columbus over the past couple of days, your eyes may not have been deceiving you. “It’s really awesome to be in Columbus,” he offers immediately as we begin our phone interview. “This town has […]

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Concert Preview & Interview: Tonic

Grant Walters Grant Walters Concert Preview & Interview: Tonic

With two decades of hits in their rear-view mirror and new music on the horizon in 2019, the alt-rock trio performs in Columbus on Wednesday night with road mates Gin Blossoms and Vertical Horizon

My interview with Tonic’s frontman Emerson Hart wasn’t the first that began with a discussion about hockey, but the Nashville resident and avid Predators supporter uttered a symphony of words that are enough to make a Jets fan weep with joy. “I tell you what, man, I was really impressed,” he exclaims during a phone […]

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