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This weekend, a longstanding jazz venue and art institution in Columbus reaches a major milestone. The King Arts Complex and its renovated Pythian Theater on Mt. Vernon Avenue opened on March 27, 1987. To mark the occasion, on Saturday, March 25th, from 2pm to 6pm, the Complex will hold its 30th Birthday Party. The event includes performances by vocalist Sabrina Tutstone, keyboardist Otis Davenport, and the East High School Marching Band. The party also includes live artists, children’s activities, giveaways, game tables, and free refreshments including celebratory cake and ice cream. Admission is free, so grab your family and friends and celebrate with the community! For more information, please call 614-645-5464. Read More →

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Joshua Redman Brings Still Dreaming to the Wexner Center

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The Wexner Center for the Arts’ stacked Spring 2017 season explodes out of the gate with sax player Joshua Redman’s new project Still Dreaming on Wednesday, March 29th (tickets still available for the 9pm set here). Anyone who saw Redman’s last visit to the Wex, with The Bad Plus, can attest that he’s never coasted and his […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of March 17th, 2017

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Friday, March 17th CANCELED: Dave McMahon & Friends – Kroger Wine Tasting (Stoneridge Plaza, Gahanna) – 5pm Happy Hour Jam Session – Elevator Brewing Tap Room (165 N. 4th St.) – 6pm Simon Sweet – Solo Piano – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm Birdshack w/Amelia Bango McClung Happy Hour Show – Rumba Cafe – 7pm […]

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JazzColumbus Weekly – March 16, 2017

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If you are looking to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with great live jazz and are up for a bit of a road trip, there is an exciting option on our calendar. Hosted by Ashland University’s jazz program, the 2017 Maplerock Jazz Festival headlining concert will be held in the Hugo Young Theatre, 401 College Avenue […]

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40th Annual OSU Jazz Festival

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The Ohio State University School of Music presents the 40th Annual OSU Jazz Festival from Wednesday, March 22nd, through Sunday, March 26th. The festival includes four evening concerts featuring students, faculty and headlining artists, along with five master classes, workshops for high school students and High School Jazz Band Day. World-renowned trumpeter and Columbus Jazz […]

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Rad Trads Return To Columbus For Two Shows

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The Brooklyn-based Rad Trads return to town for two local shows next week as part of a six-date romp around the Midwest. The brass-powered, jazz-raised rockers will bring their exuberant live show first to The Refectory on Tuesday, March 21st for a Jazz Dinner Club series event that starts at 6pm. There are just a […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of March 10th, 2017

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Friday, March 10th Dave McMahon & Friends – Kroger Wine Tasting (Stoneridge Plaza, Gahanna) – 5pm Happy Hour Jam Session – Elevator Brewing Tap Room (165 N. 4th St.) – 6pm Dave Powers – Solo Piano – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm NexLevel – Idle-A-While Bar (East Side) – 7pm Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante […]

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JazzColumbus Weekly – March 9, 2017

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There is news this week from Jazz 98.5 FM, WSAX-LP as the radio station prepares to launch its full-power broadcast. After completing testing and receiving its FCC license, the non-profit station is now raising funds for the $30,000 needed to purchase the equipment for its antenna. A suggested donation of $20 or whatever you can […]

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CJO: “Cab Calloway, Lionel Hampton & The Big Band Explosion!”

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For the penultimate installment of the Columbus Jazz Orchestra’s 2016-17 “Swingin’ with the CJO” Series, Artistic Director Byron Stripling and the band are honoring a pair of the top bandleaders of the Big Band era with an internationally recognized lineup. Jazz Arts Group presents “Cab Calloway, Lionel Hampton & The Big Band Explosion!” featuring Harry […]

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