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Hanging with the Vespies: a reflection on a pop-filled weekend

As a resident of Columbus, Ohio it has breathtaking to watch the attention twenty one pilots has driven to our city's scene. This platform has allowed a handful of other bands to rise to prominence in the pop scene. Two bands at the forefront of this movement both headlined shows in Columbus this weekend. Friday night, that ...

Photos and review: Pinegrove at Park Street Saloon [Columbus OH]

Photos and review by Michael Buchsieb Pinegrove came through Columbus this past Tuesday, and the indie rock band out of Montclair New Jersey performed a wonderful show. The night started off with Adjy, an indie alternative band that was very charismatic and lively throughout their performance. Following was Vagabon, a ...

Festival Recap + Photo Gallery : Vans Warped Tour

Words by Ray Cobra, Photos by Samantha Skapin In my life, there are certain things I look forward to throughout the year. In the winter, I look forward to the start of festival line-up announcements, in the Spring I look forward to the start of baseball and soccer seasons, and in the fall I look forward to The World ...

Concert Review + Photos: Mister Moon’s EP Release Show

Photos and words by Samantha Skapin Last week I had the chance to head over to Rumba Cafe in Columbus to check out local band Mister Moon play their EP release show. They had great local openers which included Betsy Ross and Playing To Vapors. Betsy Ross opened up the show at a pretty packed Rumba, and completely killed ...

SUSTO Makes Waves Headlining The Hi-Fi in Indy

SUSTO initially caught my attention last December with their single “Waves,” a spacey rocker with an uplifting “keep on keeping on” message, but many Hoosiers’ first exposure to the South Carolina natives came back in March, when they opened up for The Lumineers on the most recent U.S. stint of their Cleopatra World ...

Concert Review + Photos: Levi the Poet’s US Tour

Photos and words by Samantha Skapin Last week I went down to Double Happiness in Columbus to check out Levi the Poet on his US run. He had some great support from Columbus native Keyoung. Keyoung was up first, but was sure to blast some tunes from Kendrick Lamar and Chance the Rapper beforehand. Keyoung, a Columbus ...

Concert Review + Photos: Strawberry Girls US Tour

Photos and words by Samantha Skapin Last week I got a chance to check out Strawberry Girls during their stop at Double Happiness in Columbus. They had a stacked lineup which included Belle Noire and Comrades as opening acts. California natives Belle Noire brought an incredible amount of energy to Double Happiness for ...