New York prog-rockers Coheed and Cambria brought their guitar-fueled, sci-fi metal to Express Live! on Saturday night for another massive co-headlining show with fellow rock veterans, The Used. The highly impressive, and very energetic, Meet Me @ The Alter opened the show before The Used lit up the packed crowd with singer Bert McCracken leading […]
The mid-pandemic co-headlining tour trend hit Columbus once again on Wednesday evening, as alternative rock pioneers Violent Femmes and Irish/American Celtic punks, Flogging Molly belted out their classic hits on the outdoor stage at Express Live! Joining the two vintage headliners were the kings of punked up classic covers, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, […]
The Wonderbus Music & Arts Festival made a triumphant return this past weekend as the lawn at CAS hosted three stages of music and thousands of happy people that came to drink, dance and bake under a scorching hot late summer sun. There was a little something for everyone’s musical tastes as both local and […]
Returning to Columbus for the first time in two years, the singer-songwriter brings his latest studio album, 'Ghost Stories,' to the stage on Wednesday night.
It’s fitting that Lee DeWyze is my first touring artist interview since, well…[motioning widely] all of this happened. Our paths have crossed several times over the past four years, partially because Lee stops in Columbus frequently when he’s on the road. But most importantly, we make a point to connect whenever he’s headed in this […]
New live music venue Standard Live is set to make its debut in the Short North on Wednesday, September 1. Standard Live takes over the former home of Short North Food Hall, 1112 N. High St., which ended its three-year run in May 2021. At the time of its closure, owner One Hospitality (formerly Corso […]
The ‘Boston to Berkeley II’ tour rolled into town on Monday night as veteran rockers Rancid and Dropkick Murphys served up a hearty batch of crank-it-to-11 air-punching punk anthems on a rather toasty evening outdoors at Express Live! Los Angeles shouty band The Bronx opened the show to the small but lively crowd that arrived […]
One song into their headline set and Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong yells, “We’ve been waiting so long to be together. Now, is our opportunity for all of us to be together! We get to scream together; we get to dance together!” And that’s exactly what happened. As the monster alt-rock event of the summer, […]