Monday, May 20, 2024

Central Ohio Concert Menu: Week of 5/20

TUESDAY (5/21)
Death To All w/ Cryptopsy @ King of Clubs

WEDNESDAY (5/22)

Elita @ Rumba Cafe
Teddy at Night w/ Golden Blue, Moony @ The Basement
Priscilla Woodson Presents the 2nd Annual Peer Center Benefit Concert w/ Norman V. Whiteside and Gabe Howard @ Natalie’s Music Hall

THURSDAY (5/23)
CHEF'S SPECIAL: *SOLD OUT* Shannon and the Clams w/ Tropa Magica @ Ace of Cups
Dead Letter Office (a tribute to R.E.M.) @ Woodlands Tavern
PROBLEMS, Jacoti Sommes, Elite Terrorism Modulus, Fresh Produce @ Cafe Bourbon Street
The San Francisco Threesome (Eric Nassau) @ Woodlands Tavern
MC Lars & Schaffer the Darklord w/ Shubzilla & Bill Beats, MC Snax @ Rumba Cafe
Appalachian Swing: Live in Stereo…Banjo w/ Keith Billik @ Natalie’s Music Hall
Sam Corlett & Mt. Air w/ Mukiss @ Natalie’s Music Hall Charlie’s Stage

FRIDAY (5/24)
CHEF'S SPECIAL: Isai Morales and Devin Burgess, Mosant, Leggy, Brigitte Calls Me Baby, Mol Sullivan, Joe Waters Band @ IndieCraft Ohio (Springfield, Ohio)
The Labra Brothers w/ crabswithoutlegs @ Rumba Cafe
Henry Morris Band, Sunshine Spazz, Space Kid @ Cafe Bourbon Street
The Floorwalkers @ Natalie’s Music Hall
MUDD w/ New Modern, Ink, Soda Straw @ A&R Music Bar
Jesse Dentale @ Natalie’s Music Hall Charlie’s Stage
Cold & Orgy w/ Horizon Theory, Ya Toyah @ King of Clubs

SATURDAY (5/25)
CHEF'S SPECIAL: Salvadore Ross, Crabswithoutlegs, Vacation, Lydia Loveless, K Carter, Tommy Stinson (The Replacements), Soften @ IndieCraft Ohio (Springfield, Ohio)
Jesse Daniel w/ Alex Williams @ Rumba Cafe
Debra James Tucker Album Release @ Natalie’s Music Hall Charlie’s Stage
Hurling Habaneros w/ Brian Allton & his Spicy Friends @ Woodlands Tavern
Flicker//Fade @ Summit Music Hall

SUNDAY (5/26)
JJ Snare (Tina Turner Tribute) @ Natalie’s Music Hall
Bobby Floyd Trio @ Natalie’s Music Hall Charlie’s Stage
Luke Winslow-King Feat. Roberto Luti @ Natalie’s Music Hall


UPCOMING SPECIALS:
5/29 - Motion City Soundtrack w/ Prince Daddy & The Hyena @ The Bluestone
5/31 - Parliament Funkadelic feat. George Clinton @ Mershon Auditorium
6/3 - Orville Peck w/ Durand Jones, Debbii Dawson @ KEMBA Live!
6/4 - Bleachers w/ Samia @ KEMBA Live!
6/5 - Stop.Drop.Rewind w/ A Tiger Made of Lightning, Narrow/Arrow, Gamma Ray @ Rumba Cafe
6/8 - Moonroof w/ Unseen Keys, Small Boats, Jack Lutz @ Rumba Cafe
6/13 - Lionel Richie and Earth, Wind & Fire @ The Schottenstein Center
6/14 - Snarls w/Yasmin Nur @ Ace of Cups
6/19 - Reverend Horton Heat w/ The Supersuckers @ Skully’s Music Diner

Monday, May 13, 2024

Central Ohio Concert Menu: Week of 5/13

 MONDAY (5/13)
Skating Polly w/ Lord Friday the 13th @ Rumba Cafe
Jeff Bernat w/ Braxton Cook @ A&R Music Bar
Snuffed on Sight w/ Domestic Terror, Violent Nature, Nothing Like You @ Ace of Cups

TUESDAY (5/14)
CHEF'S SPECIAL: *SOLD OUT* An Evening With They Might Be Giants @ Madison Theater (Covington, KY)
Tommy Prine w/ William Matheny @ Rumba Cafe
Deko w/ Yameii & Friends @ The Basement
Periphery w/ Eidola, Jake Bowen (DJ Set) @ Newport Music Hall
Maylene & The Sons of Disaster w/ Islander, Limbs, Saltwound, Foxbat @ King of Clubs

WEDNESDAY (5/15)
CHEF'S SPECIAL: An Evening With They Might Be Giants @ Madison Theater (Covington, KY)
Heart w/ Cheap Trick @ The Schottenstein Center
Chicano Batman @ The Bluestone
Cardeil, Mezclado @ Cafe Bourbon Street
Better Lovers w/ See You Space Cowboy, Foreign Hands, Greyhaven @ King of Clubs
Rodrigo y Gabriela @ The Athenaeum Theatre
Jeffrey Martin w/ Dean Johnson @ Rumba Cafe
Jonathan Scales Fourchestra @ Woodlands Tavern
The Randys Trio @ Natalie’s Music Hall Charlie’s Stage
Ordinary Elephant @ Natalie’s Music Hall Charlie’s Stage
Spy w/ Jivebomb, Destiny Bond, En Love, Salt @ Ace of Cups

THURSDAY (5/16)
{COMEDY SHOW} Bill Burr @ The Schottenstein Center
Chuck 2, Louse, Brian Damage @ Cafe Bourbon Street
Palladium Entertainment Presents BRIT FLOYD P.U.L.S.E. @ KEMBA Live!
Bit Brigade & Galactic Empire w/ Super Guitar Bros @ Skully’s Music Diner
Bad Bad Habits w/ Pronoun @ Rumba Cafe
Micah Kesselring @ Woodlands Tavern
Haley Jane Band w/ Natalie Brooke @ Woodlands Tavern
Corey Smith w/ Justin Holt @ A&R Music Bar
Hyro The Hero w/ A Killer’s Confession @ The Basement
Babehoven w/Greg Mendez, Vilagerrr @ Ace of Cups
RE:CHARGE ft. Monty w/ Pipe Leak, Aeded b2b Powers UP, Goodwill b2b Xiiren @ Summit Music Hall
Cattle Decapitation + Carnifex w/ Rivers of Nihil, Humanity’s Last Breath, The Zenith Passage, Vitriol, Face Yourself @ King of Clubs
Tony Monaco Trio @ Natalie’s Music Hall Charlie’s Stage
Combo Chimbita + Pachyman @ Natalie’s Music Hall
Webb Wilder Birthday Show @ Natalie’s Music Hall Charlie’s Stage

FRIDAY (5/17)
CHEF'S SPECIAL: Geese w/ El Camino Acid @ A&R Music Bar
Kraftwerk @ KEMBA Live!
Feral Housecats @ Cafe Bourbon Street
Brave Face Album Release Party @ Summit Music Hall
Nolan Taylor @ The Bluestone
Angry Cougars w/ Maniacal Device, Saints of Lorain, Cursed Rosie @ Rumba Cafe
Used Kids and Starwood Present: Internal Bleeding w/ Mutilatred, Tomb Sentinel, Rejoice @ Ace of Cups
Wave Rowanne @ Woodlands Tavern
Tim Easton @ Natalie’s Music Hall Charlie’s Stage

SATURDAY (5/18)
CHEF'S SPECIAL: *SOLD OUT* The Lemon Twigs w/ Crystal Egg @ Rumba Cafe
Mojoflo w/ Blucone @ Woodlands Tavern
Dark Machine Nation, Plural, Stevie Zeven, Futurebones @ Cafe Bourbon Street
Eyedress w/ Na-Kel Smith @ Newport Music Hall
RiverFest 2024 w/ Cry Asbury, CAIN, Blessing Offor, Natalie Layne @ KEMBA Live!
Swingin’ N Shakin’ w/ Whirlybirds @ Natalie’s Music Hall Charlie’s Stage
Urban Jazz Coalition @ Natalie’s Music Hall
Whitley Jean & The Attic Cats @ Natalie’s Music Hall Charlie’s Stage

SUNDAY (5/19)
You Matter: An Evening of Rock and Resources w/ Brian Clash, Glare John Estep’s Breaking Badfinger, Colin Gawel & Friends, Electro Cult Circus @ Natalie’s Music Hall
Gavin DeGraw @ The Bluestone
Bobby Floyd Trio @ Natalie’s Music Hall Charlie’s Stage

UPCOMING SPECIALS:
5/23 - *SOLD OUT* Shannon and the Clams w/ Tropa Magica @ Ace of Cups 
5/29 - Motion City Soundtrack w/ Prince Daddy & The Hyena @ The Bluestone
5/31 - Parliament Funkadelic feat. George Clinton @ Mershon Auditorium
6/3 - Orville Peck w/ Durand Jones, Debbii Dawson @ KEMBA Live!
6/4 - Bleachers w/ Samia @ KEMBA Live!
6/5 - Stop.Drop.Rewind w/ A Tiger Made of Lightning, Narrow/Arrow, Gamma Ray @ Rumba Cafe
6/8 - Moonroof w/ Unseen Keys, Small Boats, Jack Lutz @ Rumba Cafe

Monday, May 6, 2024

Central Ohio Concert Menu: Week of 5/6

MONDAY (5/6)
Homeboy Sandman w/ E-Turn @ Rumba Cafe 
Goodbye June w/ Moon Fever @ The Basement


TUESDAY (5/7)
CHEF'S SPECIAL: Say Anything w/ AJJ, Greet Death @ KEMBA Live!
Punk Rock Factory w/ Adam and the Metal Hawks @ A&R Music Bar
Master Boot Record @ Ace of Cups
Eric Gales @ King of Clubs

WEDNESDAY (5/8)
CHEF'S SPECIAL: The Verve Pipe @ Woodlands Tavern
Los Straightjackets @ Natalie’s Music Hall Charlie’s Stage
Pokey LaFarge @ Skully’s Music Diner
Alexz Johnson w/ Joey Hebdo @ Rumba Cafe
Chicago Blues All Stars @ Natalie’s Music Hall Charlie’s Stage
Griffin House @ Natalie’s Music Hall
Dying Fetus w/ Full of Hell, 200 Stab Wounds, Kruelty @ King of Clubs

THURSDAY (5/9)
Stay Outside w/ The Receiver, Top Scrub @ Rumba Cafe
TWRP w/ Trey Magnifique, Nelward @ Skully’s Music Diner
RE:CHARGE Deep Field Takeover w/ Fractured Eons @ Summit Music Hall
*SOLD OUT* The Peter Mayer Group @ Natalie’s Music Hall
Austin & The Syd Experience @ Natalie’s Music Hall Charlie’s Stage
R.A.P. Ferreira & Cavalier @ Ace of Cups
The Dreaded Laramie, Ink, Undergrads @ Cafe Bourbon Street

FRIDAY (5/10)
Rat Motel w/ Cellar Dwellar, Faucetmouth @ The Basement
80 Hour Work Week @ Natalie's Music Hall
West Taylore Album Release Show @ Rumba Cafe
Of Two Minds w/ The Loyal Conscripts, Dead Phantoms @ Rumba Cafe
Used Kids and Starwood Present: Convictions @ Ace of Cups
Kameron Marlowe w/ Tucker Wetmore @ KEMBA Live!
Young Rising Sons w/ Lemondrop @ A&R Music Bar
Status Foe, The Corrupted Hearts, Outdated View @ Spacebar
Thievery Corporation @ The Bluestone
PROF w/ GRIP, Futuristic, Willie Wonka @ Newport Music Hall
Dan Navarro, Jesse Lynn Madera, Alice Peacock @ Natalie’s Music Hall Charlie’s Stage

SATURDAY (5/11)
CHEF'S SPECIAL: Illiterate Light w/ The Cordial Sins @ Natalie’s Music Hall
Alice Merton w/ Juliana Madrid @ A&R Music Bar
Angela Perley & The High Definitions @ Rumba Cafe
Friends of the Dead (Grateful Dead/Jerry Garcia Band tribute feat. members of Barefuzz & The Hose) w/ Levi Brown & the Smokin’ Section @ Woodlands Tavern
Grant Lee-Phillips @ Rumba Cafe
Nothing More w/ Veil of Maya, Of Virtue @ KEMBA Live!
Swingin’ N Shakin’ w/ Whirlybirds @ Natalie’s Music Hall Charlie’s Stage
Metric Ton Release, Caterpillar Protolith, Chameleon Earth, Discovering God @ Cafe Bourbon Street
TEMPO MAY-HEM Benefeit Show @ Spacebar
Adam Newman @ Natalie’s Music Hall Charlie’s Stage
The Ten Band (Pearl Jam Tribute) w/ Best of Foo (Foo Fighters Tribute), Cop Out @ King of Clubs
The Prince Experience (Prince tribute) @ The Bluestone

SUNDAY (5/12)
The Kickback w/ Good Reverend, Garet Carmella of Indigo Wild @ Rumba Cafe
The Rock and Roll Playhouse plays the music of The Beatles + more (feat. The Hose) @ Woodlands Tavern
Clay w/ Hawa @ The Basement
Billy Marchiafava @ Ace of Cups
Birdshack Family Band @ Natalie’s Music Hall
Bobby Floyd Trio @ Natalie’s Music Hall Charlie’s Stage
Angel w/ Alecia Houston and the Firmm, In Theory @ King of Clubs
An Evening w/ Chest Fever (Tribute to The Band) @ Natalie’s Music Hall

UPCOMING SPECIALS:
5/14 - *SOLD OUT* An Evening With They Might Be Giants @ Madison Theater (Covington, KY)
5/15 - An Evening With They Might Be Giants @ Madison Theater (Covington, KY)
5/16 - {COMEDY SHOW} Bill Burr @ The Schottenstein Center
5/17 - Geese w/ El Camino Acid @ A&R Music Bar
5/18 - *SOLD OUT* The Lemon Twigs w/ Crystal Egg @ Rumba Cafe
5/23 - *SOLD OUT* Shannon and the Clams w/ Tropa Magica @ Ace of Cups 
5/29 - Motion City Soundtrack w/ Prince Daddy & The Hyena @ The Bluestone
5/31 - Parliament Funkadelic feat. George Clinton @ Mershon Auditorium

Monday, April 29, 2024

Central Ohio Concert Menu: Week of 4/29

MONDAY (4/29)
CHEF'S SPECIAL: Donny Benét w/ OTNES @ A&R Music Bar
Pageninetynine w/ Massa Nera, Planning for a Burial @ Ace of Cups
Hoodoo Soul Band @ Rumba Cafe


TUESDAY (4/30)
CHEF'S SPECIAL: The Postal Service & Death Cab For Cutie w/ Slow Pulp @ The Schottenstein Center
Gunshine w/ Lost Hearts, The Retrograde @ Rumba Cafe
Dead on Sunday w/ The Funeral Portrait, Nite @ Ace of Cups
Set It Off w/ Crown The Empire, DeathbyRomy & Caskets @ The Bluestone


WEDNESDAY (5/1)
CHEF'S SPECIAL: A Story Told w/ Unseen Keys @ Ace of Cups
Eric Slick (of Dr. Dog) w/ Christopher Paul Sterling @ Woodlands Tavern
Asking Alexandria w/ Memphis May Fire, The World Alive, Nerv @ The Bluestone
Tyler Hilton w/ Spencer Saylor @ Rumba Cafe
Tigercub w/ The Props @ The Basement
Al Di Meola Electric Band @ The Athenaeum Theatre
George Barbie @ Natalie’s Music Hall Charlie’s Stage
Phillip Michael Scales @ Natalie’s Music Hall Charlie’s Stage
Woodbelly w/ Dark Moon Hollow @ Summit Music Hall
DAIKAIJU, Brood X @ Cafe Bourbon Street


THURSDAY (5/2)
Yam Yam w/ Organ Fairchild @ Woodlands Tavern
The Spikedrivers @ Rumba Cafe
Talisk @ Skully’s Music Diner
Sirens @ Natalie’s Music Hall Charlie’s Stage
White Wooly w/ Maggie Halfman, Shane Spader @ Ace of Cups
Peter Mulvey @ Natalie’s Music Hall
Chayce Beckham @ The Bluestone
Ensemble Sagineto @ Natalie’s Music Hall Charlie’s Stage
RE: CHARGE ft. Copycatt w/ xDiggityDee, Crimzen Denizen, Tophatter @ Summit Music Hall
Tom Sandoval & The Most Extras @ King of Clubs
Of Sound Minds @ Sand Bar Station (Delaware, Ohio)


FRIDAY (5/3)
CHEF'S SPECIAL: Silvis Album Release Show w/ A Cure For Love, Box Seats @ Ace of Cups
Citizen Soldier w/ Icon For Hire, Halocene @ The Athenaeum Theatre
Yachtopia @ Rumba Cafe
So Peachy @ Woodlands Tavern
Aiden Bissett w/ Casey Baer @ The Basement
Big Rockin’ Blues Band @ Woodlands Tavern
Chris Young w/ Bryan Martin, Trae Myers @ KEMBA Live!
Kim Richey @ Natalie’s Music Hall
Theo’s Loose Hinges @ Natalie’s Music Hall Charlie’s Stage
Ernie Johnson From Detroit @ Summit Music Hall
Kamelot w/ Hammerfall, Ad Infinitum @ The Bluestone
Through Fire w/ Messer, Gudger, Sum of Us, Falling Under @ King of Clubs


SATURDAY (5/4)
Hot Water Music w/ Quicksand, Off With Their Heads @ Newport Music Hall
*SOLD OUT [Limited Tix at the Door]* The Dreadnoughts w/ Little Foot, Jeshua Marshall (of Larry & His Flask), Danny Attack, Coxey’s Army @ Rumba Cafe
Ink, Whitewall, Faucetmouth, Novel Vibrations @ Cafe Bourbon Street
Gunna w/ Flo Milli @ The Schottenstein Center
Brent Cobb w/ The Band Loula @ A&R Music Bar
The Claudettes w/ The Devil Doves @ Woodlands Tavern
Rosie Tucker @ Ace of Cups
Headcleaner w/ Mac Watts @ Summit Music Hall
Bertha Hill Music Presents: Trek Manifest & The AYE-1 Band + Jordidge + Crib Collective @ The Basement
The Beers, GRO @ Spacebar
Swingin’ N Shakin’ w/ Whirlybirds @ Natalie’s Music Hall Charlie’s Stage
Ingram Street Swingin’ N Shakin’ w/ Whirlybirds @ Natalie’s Music Hall
Hebdo Swingin’ N Shakin’ w/ Whirlybirds @ Natalie’s Music Hall Charlie’s Stage
Space Camp Presents: Perry Wayne w/ VRG, Criioz, Manzii, Drumanite, Jov, Slashjammer, Been Jammin @ Skully’s Music Diner


SUNDAY (5/5)
Sawyer Hill w/ Red Leather @ The Basement
Malcolm Todd w/ Charlie Addis @ A&R Music Bar
Panchiko w/ Wisp, Weatherday @ King of Clubs
With Sails Ahead w/ Space Weather @ Ace of Cups
Gospel Soul Brunch: Terry Davis @ Natalie’s Music Hall Charlie’s Stage
Bobby Floyd Trio @ Natalie’s Music Hall Charlie’s Stage


UPCOMING SPECIALS:
5/8 - The Verve Pipe @ Woodlands Tavern
5/11 - Illiterate Light w/ The Cordial Sins @ Natalie’s Music Hall
5/14 - An Evening With They Might Be Giants @ Madison Theater (Covington, KY)
5/15 - An Evening With They Might Be Giants @ Madison Theater (Covington, KY)
5/16 - {COMEDY SHOW} Bill Burr @ The Schottenstein Center
5/17 - Geese w/ El Camino Acid @ A&R Music Bar
5/18 - *SOLD OUT* The Lemon Twigs w/ Crystal Egg @ Rumba Cafe
5/23 - *SOLD OUT* Shannon and the Clams w/ Tropa Magica @ Ace of Cups 
5/29 - Motion City Soundtrack w/ Prince Daddy & The Hyena @ The Bluestone
5/31 - Parliament Funkadelic feat. George Clinton @ Mershon Auditorium

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Interview: Barry Privett of Carbon Leaf

I got the chance to sit down with Barry Privett of Carbon Leaf and discuss their sound, their lyrics, and their experiences with a record label. I even got to nerd out about The Monkees! Check it out below: