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Photos: New Found Glory at The Newport

 Tim Kubick Photos: New Found Glory at The Newport

New Found Glory and the Sticks and Stones 10th Anniversary Tour made their Columbus stop a memorable one for a wild crowd at Newport Music Hall Wednesday night. NFG performed the certified Gold Sticks and Stones album in its entirety for an audience mostly comprised of old school fans that looked forward to the band’s […]

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Preview: Foals at The Newport

Briana Henry Briana Henry Preview: Foals at The Newport

Tonight, Foals are playing at The Newport with support from indie brother and sister duo Blondfire and four-piece Floridian rockers, Surfer Blood. The English band was on their way to Montreal when I had the pleasure to speak with guitarist, Jimmy Smith, about their intense new music video and plans after their tour whilst battling a bad […]

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Preview: Elephant Stone at The Newport

Briana Henry Briana Henry Preview: Elephant Stone at The Newport

Psychadelic rockers, The Black Angels will return to The Newport on the 17th in support of their new album, Indigo Meadow, and bringing Elephant Stone along for the ride. I had the opportunity to email with Rishi Dhir, a sought out sitar player and member of Elephant Stone, about some of their music and their plans […]

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Show Review: Django Django

Briana Henry Briana Henry Show Review: Django Django

Django Django, both D’s are silent. Last night, Django Django played a sold out show at The Newport. Lead singer, guitar player, and dance commander, Vincent Neff announced, “We’re Django Django from Britain” before breaking into their fourth dance-worthy song. I have to admit, I was skeptical of Django Django because of rave reviews from […]

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Review: Bad Books

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Review: Bad Books

Bad Books played the Newport Music Hall on Saturday night and showed the always welcoming Columbus audience that playing music with your friends is an absolute blast and a treat for anyone lucky enough to be in attendance. Bad Books is the side project of Manchester Orchestra front man Andy Hull and indie singer-songwriter Kevin […]

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Preview: Big Gigantic at The Newport

Briana Henry Briana Henry Preview: Big Gigantic at The Newport

Tonight, prepare for another power outage as Big Gigantic’s performance has the potential to blow the grid. Combining forces in Colorado, friends Dominic Lalli and drummer Jeremy Salken grew up playing funk and jazz, but came together to form an original in EDM. While hip-hop is an obvious additive to any electronic or dance track, […]

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Show Review: GWAR

Briana Henry Briana Henry Show Review: GWAR

GWAR performed last night at The Newport in tribute to their fallen band mate, Flattus Maximus AKA Cory Smoot. Smoot passed away in November of 2011 of a heart attack. He was discovered by fellow band mate David Brockie, AKA Oderus Urungus while on tour. I did not have a lot of expectations walking into […]

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