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One year after our current president’s inauguration, and in reaction to the events of the past year, the Kate Schulte Foundation is presenting a sequel to 2017’s “Rise Up & Resist” counter-inaugural event entitled “We Are Not Going Away!” This concert takes place at the Columbus Mennonite Church in Clintonville on Friday, January 19th at 7pm. The concert will feature The Columbus Liberation Music Orchestra, which is comprised of The JazzPoetry Ensemble (Michael Vander Does, Roger Hines, Roger Myers, Brett Burleson, Laura Kolb) with special guests The Governor (Greg Pearson), Debra James Tucker, Tia Harris, Randy Mather, Eddie Bayard, Wahru Cleveland, and more. The event benefits the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), and the Columbus Mennonite Church Sanctuary Fund. Advance tickets are available here but admission is also available at the door. Keep reading for more info on this important and powerful gathering of the Columbus music community. Read More →

Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of January 12th 2018

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Friday, January 12th Jerry Powell Quintet – The Social Club (East Side) – 5:30pm Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante (Powell) – 6pm The Mad, Mad Men – The Refectory – 6pm Dave Powers – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm Dan Rowan Trio – Black Point – 7pm Wally Mitchel – Dick’s Den – 10pm

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JazzColumbus Weekly – January 11th, 2018

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One notable entry on the list of Shows To See This Week is the return of a weekly way to end your weekend in sultry style. Starting last week, NiNi Love JazzySide is now holding its free weekly Sunday Shows at The Savoy Club every Sunday from 7:30 to 10:30pm. As vocalist and bandleader NiNi […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of January 5th 2018

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Friday, January 5th SCAT LSP 1st Friday Happy Hour Tribute to Charlie Cook – Lincoln Cafe – 5pm Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante (Powell) – 6pm Dave Powers – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm Dave DeWitt TRio – Black Point – 7pm Wine Down Friday with Robert Mason – Aerial Wine Boutique (Northeast Side) – […]

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JazzColumbus Weekly – January 4th, 2018

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Happy 2018 jazz fans! First up in our list of Shows To See This Week is the return of jazz programming from children’s music education organization CityMusic Columbus. They have announced a 3 show schedule of fundraising concerts for Winter 2018 (full details here), which kicks off with a performance by stalwart Latin jazz outfit […]

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Dick’s Den Residency: Will Strickler

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The Dick’s Den Wednesday Residency program continues into its 5th year in 2018, providing Columbus musicians the opportunities to showcase new projects in a relaxed environment and Columbus audiences the chance to hear lineups that they might not otherwise. Starting the year off on the right note is January host, bassist Will Strickler. He will […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, New Year’s Weekend 2018

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Friday, December 29th, 2017 Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante (Powell) – 6pm Trutone Pre-New Year’s Party: Dolly and the Governor – The Savoy Club (East Side) – 9pm FLIPPO: Tribute to Steely Dan – Natalie’s – 10pm Electric Freq Project – Brothers Drake – 10pm The Broadstreet Lineup – Dick’s Den – 10pm

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JazzColumbus Weekly – December 28th, 2017

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I hope everyone is having a joyous holiday season. Before I get into the final Holiday Jazz Guide of the year, I wanted to rundown my personal choices for favorite Columbus jazz shows of 2017. I enjoyed an abundance of world-class live jazz this year, so it was very difficult to narrow it down to […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Christmas Weekend 2017

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Friday, December 22nd SOLD OUT: Byron Stripling & Bobby Floyd – The Refectory – 6pm Dave Powers – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm “Holiday Haven” with Us, Today; Lisa Bella Donna & more – The Vanderelli Room (Franklinton) – 7pm Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante (Powell) – 7pm Baker, Davis and Moore Trio – Loose […]

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