The Indianapolis-based sister act is in Columbus to support their newest album, "Keep It Together," at Rumba Café Thursday night
Sisters Lily and Madeleine Jurkewicz have a vocal blend that is so close that you could almost mistake it for the most precise and mechanical double-tracking of a singular singer. Even among other sibling groups, their tonal parity is jaw-dropping – and decadently rich and achingly beautiful. As recording artists, they’ve been exceptionally prolific – […]
The Columbus native will play one of a few of his full-band, headlining shows of the year at Rumba Cafe this week to mark the release of his excellent new album, "Silver Tears"
Roots rocker Aaron Lee Tasjan’s just-released major label debut, Silver Tears (New West Records), is a beautifully crafted piece of Americana worthy of the tremendous praise it’s already received from multiple industry outlets. Tasjan’s voice is accessible and earnest, adrift in a haunting current of acoustic and slide guitars and an appropriately restrained rhythm section. […]
The high-profile Hartford-based band can be heard in countless promos and commercials, but tonight they'll just play for their own captive audience at Rumba Cafe.
Hartford-based American indie/roots rock outfit Bronze Radio Return will take the stage Saturday night at the Rumba Cafe. Their bright, sing-a-long-worthy first single, “Light Me Up”, seems as if it was almost intentionally written as soundtrack material. TV has certainly taken the bait – it’s been featured in promos for the new Showtime original series, […]
Making much headway with their new single "Asleep" and a growing reputation among industry heavyweights, the urban/alt-rock outfit readies their first EP
New York-based quintet Oxymorrons will appear Saturday night at Rumba Café along with Minneapolis hip-hop artist Astronautalis. The band’s current single, “Asleep” – freshly released this week – is a torrent of drums, synths, and singable refrains that perfectly exemplifies their urban/alt-rock crossover approach. Swedish producer Felix Snow, who was recently on the controls for Kiiara’s […]
The acoustic guitar marvel will arrive in Columbus on April 30 as one of the stops on his "The Next Chapter" Tour.
When I was 25, I woke up one day and convinced myself I should learn to play the guitar. You see, it was 2001. John Mayer was on every radio station imaginable singing about his quarter-life crisis (I could relate…), Jack Johnson had become the new sensitive, swoon-worthy troubadour of the moment, and you couldn’t […]
The fun-loving Cincinnati-based rockers brought new music from their EP "Dark Daze" to the SoHud bar on January 6th and are planning a return to Columbus in March.
The members of Automagik made an unassuming entrance onto Rumba Café’s performance stage; typical set up, typical mike check. The crowd was palpably subdued – possibly feeling a bit wistful after the conclusion local troubadour Sam Bodary and his outfit Hello Emerson’s skilled but pensive set. Looking decidedly more rock-and-roll than their predecessors (Grand Rapids […]
The Toronto-based roots band brings their lush orchestral folk-pop offerings to the Rumba Café on November 16th.
A Forest of Arms, the sixth studio album by Canadian indie-folk outfit and Juno Award nominees Great Lake Swimmers, is a resounding affirmation for those who wonder if pop music with a conscience is still being made. Saying the record is carefully constructed is an understatement given the measures the Swimmers have taken to shape […]