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Photos: O.A.R. at the LC Pavilion

 Tim Kubick Photos: O.A.R. at the LC Pavilion

Marc Roberge said it himself; “There’s nothing like a Buckeye crowd.” That’s exactly what greeted O.A.R. Saturday night at the LC Pavilion when the Sounds of Summer Tour came through the band’s self-proclaimed second home. Andrew McMahon, former Something Corporate and Jack’s Mannequin frontman and Bexley resident got the near capacity crowd’s blood pumping. That […]

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O.A.R. Makes Columbus Feel like a Proud Parent

 Josh Fitzwater

Columbus has a way of continually outdoing itself. Say what you will about “Cowtown,” there is a lot to be excited about in this place. Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Palace? Awesome. An on-again-off-again-might-happen urban trolley system? Awesome. O.A.R., one of the country’s best live bands, being able to call Columbus “home?” Very awesome. O.A.R.’s homecoming […]

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Best Local Band of 2008: Brainbow

Walker Evans Walker Evans

After years of live shows, local band Brainbow finally released their critically-praised debut album in 2008. While many local bands go without too many mentions on Columbus Underground, Brainbow’s fanbase has seen a steady increase here and named them as our “Best Local Band of 2008”. Brainbow is actually playing a show tomorrow night at […]


Best Song of 2008: Viva la Vida by Coldplay

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Music is a topic frequently discussed on Columbus Underground, and a wide range of music is always represented. When we decided to include the survey question for “Best Song” of 2008, we didn’t think any one particular track would end up standing out above the rest, but we actually ended up seeing Coldplay just barely […]


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