Before I get into the first weekend of summer’s bustling outdoor jazz schedule, there is news of an exciting venue opening. Saturday, June 22nd, marks the first day for Streetlight Guild, “the brick and mortar house for Columbus culture,” located at 1367 East Main Street on the Near East Side.
The Ogún Meji Duo is starting a monthly residency series at Short North art space Art of Republic next week under the auspices of Scott Woods’ Streetlight Guild. As the Guild noted, “The Ogún Meji Duo +1 events are musical performances accompanied by a visual artist creating work on site
The remaining 2017 performance schedule for the “Backstage at the Lincoln” series at the Lincoln Theatre was recently announced by CAPA. This series highlights skilled Columbus artists in an intimate setting where the audience is seated on stage of the historic theater. Of special note for local jazz fans is
There’s an adage that a player can make an instrument sing but it takes an artist to make it speak. On Mark Lomax, II’s new collaboration with four of Columbus’ finest poets – Dionne Custer Edwards, Barbara Fant, Carnell Willoughby, and Scott Woods – Drumversations (ordering link here), he takes that
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
The Bobby Floyd Showcase every Sunday night at Notes presents a delightful combination of great food prepared by the Copious kitchen, featured Columbus and touring guests playing with the talented Bobby Floyd Trio, and a jam session with more great jazz musicians to end the night most weeks. This Sunday,