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Photos: Vaccines and Bloc Party at The Newport

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Vaccines and Bloc Party at The Newport

A little slice of England came to Columbus on Saturday night as three of the Queen’s favourite bands (citation needed) planted their flags on the Newport Music Hall stage. Brit-pop throw-back Morrissey soundalike, Oscar opened the show to warm applause from the early crowd. Fellow London based indie-rock band The Vaccines were next up and […]

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Concert Preview: An Intimate Evening With Good Old War

Grant Walters Grant Walters Concert Preview: An Intimate Evening With Good Old War

A taste of the new sound of Philadelphia, the accomplished indie folk duo will play a small venue show at The Basement on Tuesday night

Philadelphia-grown Good Old War will make a stop in Columbus on Tuesday night, playing an acoustic set at the Basement in the Arena District with supporting act Joshua Hyslop. Their latest single, a stripped-down version of “Never Gonna See Me Cry” from their most recent album, Broken Into Better Shape, will give fans a taste of […]

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Photos: Genevieve at The A&R Music Bar

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Genevieve at The A&R Music Bar

Genevieve Schatz, formally of Company of Thieves and currently the happiest looking person on the planet, brought her infectiously radiant smile and volcano-dipped hair to the A&R Bar to bring a little warmth during a winter-in-April Monday night in Columbus. An intimate but healthy crowd braved the early spring chill as Genevieve took center stage […]

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Concert Preview: Keeps at Spacebar

Grant Walters Grant Walters Concert Preview: Keeps at Spacebar

The Nashville-based brings their modern take on psychedelia, sharing a Friday night stage with She Bears and Noble Vices.

Tennessee dream pop-smiths Keeps will drop in at Old North Columbus’ Spacebar on Friday night, touring to support the forthcoming release of their first full-length album, Brief Spirit (due in March on Old Flame Records). Building on past EP releases (2013’s Rift and High), bandmates Gusti Escalante and Robbie Jackson’s elegiac vocals are uplifted by […]

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Photos: Zac Brown Band at The Schottenstein Center

 Brian Hendricks Photos: Zac Brown Band at The Schottenstein Center

The Zac Brown Band took over The Schottenstein Center here in Columbus on Saturday night. Photographer Brian Hendricks was on hand to capture concert photos, viewable below. For more information www.zacbrownband.com.

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Concert Preview: Earwig

Grant Walters Grant Walters Concert Preview: Earwig

Poised for a new album release in 2016, the local indie-rock favorites will play Big Room Bar on Saturday, November 21st

Frequently touted as one of the country’s best underground indie-rock bands, Earwig is set to release its long-awaited fifth studio album, Pause for the Jets, on its own LFM Records imprint in early 2016. If the initial reception to its lead single “Wasted on You” (featuring Columbus singer-songwriter Lydia Loveless) is any indication, the quartet […]

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Photos: Taylor Swift at Nationwide Arena

 Brian Hendricks Photos: Taylor Swift at Nationwide Arena

Taylor Swift’s 1989 tour rolled into Columbus for two nights at Nationwide Arena this past Thursday and Friday. Tens of thousands of fans filled the arena both nights to sing along to songs old and new. All photos below were taken by Brian Hendricks during the Friday night show. Looking for more concerts and live […]

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