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Concert Review: Washed Out

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Concert Review: Washed Out

Last night, CD102.5 and Promowest presented Washed Out at the Newport Music Hall, flooding the sounds of the venue with tropical, chill-wave vibrations. Everything felt, tasted and sounded floral. Washed Out’s most recent album, Paracosm, was released by Sub Pop Records in June 2013. Frontman, Ernest Greene, produced, wrote and composed the entire forty-one minute album, the […]

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PromoWest Productions Celebrates 30 Years

Miranda Rife Miranda Rife PromoWest Productions Celebrates 30 Years

PromoWest Productions is celebrating their 30th anniversary throughout 2014. They have a long history of bringing great musical performances to Columbus, but where did it all begin? In the early ‘80s, an Ohio State University graduate named Scott Stienecker was working as an intern for Bill Graham, a well-established rock promoter, in San Francisco. Stienecker heard […]

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Concert Photos: Band of Skulls

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Concert Photos: Band of Skulls

English blues rock three-piece Band of Skulls made their way through central Ohio on Saturday night with a show at the Newport Music Hall. The trio, made up of Russell Marsden, Emma Richardson and Matt Hayward are currently out on tour supporting their third album “Himalayan” that was released at the end of March while […]

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Concert Review: Old ’97s and Lydia Loveless

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Concert Review: Old ’97s and Lydia Loveless

Alt-country band Old ’97s made a stop in Columbus on Friday night in front of a fairly low energy and sparsely populated crowd inside the Newport Music Hall. Opening the show, and the reason a lot of the crowd came out, was Lydia Loveless. The country-whiskey pixie with the rock and roll soul has been […]

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Concert Review: The Naked and Famous

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Concert Review: The Naked and Famous

Last night, the crop tops and cut-off shorts united at the Newport Music Hall for CD102.5 and Promowest presents The Naked and Famous. I was pleasantly surprised with the New Zealand band the first time I saw them, at the 2012 CD102.5 Day. The five-piece brought exaggerated energy to the stage, infectious to the attendees. […]

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Review: Manchester Orchestra at the Newport

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Review: Manchester Orchestra at the Newport

After a two and half year absence from Columbus, Atlanta’s Manchester Orchestra returned to the Newport for a sold out show on Sunday night. Opening the show were New Jersey punk-pop band “Front Bottoms”. Armed with an acoustic guitar and a bottle of champagne, front-man Brian Sella led the band through a set of high […]

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15 Minutes with Atlas Genius

Briana Henry Briana Henry 15 Minutes with Atlas Genius

Atlas Genius will perform at The Newport tomorrow night with support from Haerts and The Postelles. The duo from Adelaide, Australia, whose first performance was in Columbus at CD102.5’s Summerfest, brings back their catchy indie, light-electric sounds back to the capital city. A few hours before playing a sold out show in Santa Barbara, I […]

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The Urban Living Tour returns (with strict safety guidelines) on Aug 30!

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