It’s so refreshing when a band of experienced musicians plays for the pure pleasure of it. Not because they want to get signed to a major, travel in a ruby-encrusted tour bus, or have their faces plastered on Japanese chocolate bars. All five members of the Bush League All-Stars have been around the Columbus music […]
The beloved annual event known as Rock Potluck unleashes its music mashup mayhem at Skully’s on Saturday night. Created by local musicians Bobby Miller and Shane Sweeney, it was inspired by the Rock Lottery that started in northeast Texas 12 years ago. The formula is simple: bring together 41 musicians from 41 different bands, jumble […]
Kyle Preston isn’t your average guy. While growing up in Wooster he continually struggled with the push-pull effect between accepting and rejecting religion. “There are lots of things I battle with about religion, but then there are so many things I love about it,” he said. After moving to Columbus several years ago, he went […]
Most bands are somewhat formulaic in their songwriting approach. Not the five lads in progressive indie rock outfit Six Gallery. The group that formed in Athens during the summer of 2005, and now calls Columbus home, makes their songs as challenging as possible. “We write linear music that doesn’t repeat anything, so it’s never verse, […]
The first annual Full-Belly Food Drive will take place at Skully’s on Wednesday night with performances by Blastronauts, The Town Monster, and The Loyal Divide. To get in, simply bring three canned food items or pay $5, all of which will benefit the Mid-Ohio Foodbank. Doors open at 9:00 p.m. and attendees will receive a […]
Photo by Dan Repicz Nightclubs are often fraught with sweat, strobes, and the occasional illicit substance. “A lot of people can’t go out without having a social lubricant,” said electro-pop musician Zachery Allan Starkey, “but I don’t have a problem relating to people when I’m completely sober.” On Wednesday night he’ll release his new digital […]
Columbus nearly lost one of its favorite performers to Boston, but Jason Quicksall decided to stay put and is bringing back the Monday night Cowtown Round singer-songwriter series at Rumba Café. Jason and Jesse Henry of The Spikedrivers will co-host the performances, which kick off this evening with Miss Molly.