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Photos: HighBall 2019 Part 2

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: HighBall 2019 Part 2

Editor’s Note: Saturday brought another night of decked out costumes for HighBall 2019. The evening featured the likes of long-time host Nina West, as well as the Costume Couture Fashion Show and Public Costume Contest. Check out some of the best looks below! Check out photos from Friday night at HighBall 2019! For more information, […]

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Photos: HighBall 2019

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: HighBall 2019

Annual halloween party HighBall kicked off on Friday night with a mix of indoor and outdoor festivities. Costumed patrons enjoyed live entertainment, themed dress up competitions and and much more. More information at highballcolumbus.org.

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Photos: Psychedelic Porn Crumpets at Ace of Cups

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Psychedelic Porn Crumpets at Ace of Cups

Psychedelic Porn Crumpets were at Ace of Cups on Monday. Psychedelic Porn Crumpets are a bit trippy. Psychedelic Porn Crumpets sound a bit like Tame Impala. Psychedelic Porn Crumpets are Australian. Psychedelic Porn Crumpets also put on a great live show, as a packed house witnessed Psychedelic Porn Crumpets filled the room with fuzzy riffs […]

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Photos: Bastille at EXPRESS LIVE!

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Bastille at EXPRESS LIVE!

London-based indie pop band Bastille returned to Columbus on Sunday evening as Dan Smith and company lit up the EXPRESS LIVE! outdoor stage. Due to the storms and rain delays, I sadly wasn’t able to catch openers Joywave, but I did arrive in time to see Smith and friends work the crowd up to a […]

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Photos: PUP at the Newport

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: PUP at the Newport

Canadian punkers PUP made their long-awaited return to Columbus on Friday night as the quartet delivered a how-to in power-chord punk rock with a scintillating performance at the Newport Music Hall. Openers Potty Mouth set the tone for the evening with a hugely enjoyable set jam packed with infectious punk-pop from a charismatic four-piece who […]

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Photos: Columbus Crew SC vs. Philadelphia Union

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Columbus Crew SC vs. Philadelphia Union

Two goals, a 41-minute half time and a wedding proposal. It wasn’t your typical final home game of the year, but it sure turned out to be a good one as Columbus Crew SC ended on a high with a 2-0 win over top-seed chasing Philadelphia Union. A goalless first half of few chances and […]

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Photos: GWAR

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: GWAR

Blood-slinging, intergalactic thrash-rockers GWAR stopped by Columbus on Thursday night as the long-running, pantomime-horror collective covered the Newport Music Hall in red for their ‘Use Your Collusion’ tour. Once again, nothing is off limits for a GWAR show as bodies are ripped apart, a beheaded man splattered the welcoming crowd, Caitlyn Jenner was given a […]

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