Safety Squad and Radarhill, two of Columbus’ finest up-and-coming jazz ensembles, are joining forces to present a “Winter Wonderland Extravaganza” on Saturday, December 16th at Rumba Cafe. Tickets are $10 at the door and available in advance here. Doors open at 7:30pm, Radarhill plays at 8pm, and Safety Squad follows
I ended a big week of live jazz for me personally with three more Jazz Nights Out last week. On Wednesday the 6th, Rick Sanford and I saw the kickoff of the 2017 Hot Times Kate Schulte Tribute at Natalie’s, featuring The JazzPoetry Ensemble (JPE) and an internationally known cast.
There is news this week of the latest round of a modern tradition in Columbus jazz that helps wrap up the outdoor music season in style. The fifth annual Harrison West Jazz Stage will take place at the Harrison Park Gazebo, 575 West 1st Avenue, each Sunday afternoon from September
Established in 1972, the annual Community Festival finally arrives this weekend, Friday, June 23rd, through Sunday, June 25th! Held in Goodale Park, just north of downtown Columbus, Comfest offers seven stages of live entertainment, running the gamut from rock and folk to reggae, hip-hop and R&B, and even live arts
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
Here we are, jazz fans, for the last weekly column of a turbulent 2016. Before a quick rundown of my favorite live jazz shows in 2016 as well as a guide to live jazz in town for New Year’s Weekend 2017, there is some sad news to share. Longtime Dick’s
Happy Holidays! Before I get into a roundup of your jazz options for the Christmas weekend and the last week of 2016, I want to mention my favorite local jazz albums of the year. 2016 was another strong year for recorded jazz by some of the area’s finest musicians. My