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Show Review: Independents’ Day Metal Round-Up

Briana Henry Briana Henry Show Review: Independents’ Day Metal Round-Up

This weekend I lost some of my hearing because of three, local heavy-hitter bands: Lo-Pan, EYE, and Struck by Lightning. Jacob Wooten, of Kobo notoriety was the man in charge of organizing the music for this year’s Independent’s Day, and I couldn’t have been happier. Sandwiched between two buildings at the Pearl Alley Stage, with […]

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Photos: Independents’ Day 2012

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Independents’ Day 2012

Independents’ Day celebrates five years today, and has quickly become a highly anticipated festival celebrating all things local in Columbus: music, food, art and everything in between. Today’s event was greeted by perfect weather for outdoor strolling, dining, band-watching, people-watching, craft-buying, drinking and more. The event continues to 11pm tonight if you’re in the mood […]

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Preview: Old 3C Records Presents Old 3C Fest at Ace of Cups

Briana Henry Briana Henry Preview: Old 3C Records Presents Old 3C Fest at Ace of Cups

Today, local record company, Old 3C Records will hold a concert of Old 3C artists to benefit the Clintonville Community Resources Center for a new place to do business. The show, presented by Old 3C Records will start in time for Saturday happy hour at 5:00 PM at Ace of Cups. Old 3C Records describes themselves […]

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Album Review: Letter of Transit by Strangers in Daylight

Briana Henry Briana Henry Album Review: Letter of Transit by Strangers in Daylight

Did I just find my Sunday afternoon summer soundtrack? I did.  Letters of Transit, the latest EP from Columbus band Strangers in Daylight, has a 60’s-like Brit pop sound that’s the perfect music to listen to pool-side while drinking a champagne-heavy mimosa. My favorite songs happen to be the first two on the EP. “Forsythe” […]

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Preview: St. Patrick’s Day at Kobo

Briana Henry Briana Henry Preview: St. Patrick’s Day at Kobo

The bill is full, the beer and whiskey will be a-flowin, and weird times are sure to be had this Saturday at Kobo. The show, hosted by The Lost Revival (also performing), features Columbus bands that have been around the block a few times. Blues on Red, The Up All Nights, Japanese B-Sides, and The […]

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Best Local Band of 2011: Lydia Loveless

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Local Band of 2011: Lydia Loveless

If there’s one Columbus musician that had a stellar breakout year in terms of mainstream success, it’s Josh Krajcik. But our readers casted their votes instead for another local singer who made some significant waves of her own without all the tv attendion: Lydia Loveless. Loveless and band spent the latter half of 2011 touring […]

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Best Festival/Event of 2010 – Comfest

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For the third year in a row, voters have picked Comfest as the best festival or event in Columbus. Earlier this year, there were some rumors that the festival might be canceled due to a a push for increased police presence at the event (and also an April Fools Joke about Comfest being relocated to […]

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