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Comedy: SNL Alum Brooks Wheelan at Woodlands Tavern

Grant Walters Grant Walters Comedy: SNL Alum Brooks Wheelan at Woodlands Tavern

The "Saturday Night Live" alumnus makes Columbus the mid-way point of his "Central America Tour" on November 3rd.

On his recently released comedy album, This is Cool, Right?, Brooks Wheelan showcases a brand of humor that is candid, relatable, and at times, endearingly erratic. Even the cover art, a photo of Wheelan waving sheepishly against a postcard-perfect morning woods scene that would have been equally appropriate for a Simon & Garfunkel compilation, is astutely […]

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From Standup to Punch up: Erin Foley on Writing

Tyler Clementi Tyler Clementi From Standup to Punch up: Erin Foley on Writing

What is it like to make the transition from writing and delivering stand-up jokes to punching up sitcom scripts for a friend’s upcoming NBC sitcom? “It’s sort of like this new form of stress that you have to get through,” says comedian Erin Foley, who is bringing her talents to Columbus’s Woodlands Tavern on January […]

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EP Review: Erika Hughes and The Well Mannered

Miranda Rife Miranda Rife EP Review: Erika Hughes and The Well Mannered

Erika Hughes and the Well Mannered formed in November of 2011, and have been touring Ohio and surrounding areas since 2012, filling venues with their full-bodied Americana sound. The five piece features Erika Hughes (of course) on lead vocals and rhythm guitar. Trevor Edge plays lead guitar, Robin Brubaker is on Upright Base, and Shane […]

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Concert Preview: The Salty Caramel’s Album Release at Woodlands Tavern

Miranda Rife Miranda Rife Concert Preview: The Salty Caramel’s Album Release at Woodlands Tavern

They’ve been called the best all-girl band in Columbus, and it’s time for you to find out for yourself. The Salty Caramels have been rocking the city since the fall of 2012 and are about to release their first album as their new, sweeter, sassier selves. They’ve got a new line-up, which is now includes […]

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Concert Preview: The Tillers at Woodlands Tavern

Miranda Rife Miranda Rife Concert Preview: The Tillers at Woodlands Tavern

Cincinnati band The Tillers are making a stop in Columbus on their way to this year’s Brooklyn Folk Festival. They’re folk musicians with punk rock backgrounds that give their Americana sound a little bit of a bite. The band will be at Woodlands Tavern this Tuesday, April 15th. They’ve been touring like crazy, but Mike […]

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Preview: The Back Tax Music Festival

Briana Henry Briana Henry Preview: The Back Tax Music Festival

Only a few more days until the government’s deadline to file taxes and all William the Accountant can think about getting taxpayers to shake their asses while supporting an amazing and important cause. I spoke with two members of William the Accountant, Kevin Luce and Andrew Hahn, (yes, two on one) in one of my favorite […]

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Loose Goose Tavern Becomes Woodland’s Backyard

Walker Evans Walker Evans Loose Goose Tavern Becomes Woodland’s Backyard

After a year in business, the Loose Goose Tavern has new ownership and will soon be getting a new name as well. Jimmy Woodland, owner of the popular Woodlands Tavern, is giving the business a complete overhaul as it reopens and rebrands as Woodland’s Backyard. “Better service, better beer, better music,” said Woodland when describing […]

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