A monthly multi-disciplinary improvisational jazz event recently returned to the local jazz calendar. Second Saturdays with Sonikora takes place at The Vanderelli Room in Franklinton on the second Saturday of each month. Each installment finds the Sonikora trio joined by a different musical collaborator, as well as a visual artist
One new venue offering multiple ways to celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) this April is Filament at the Vanderelli Room, “a grassroots-oriented performing arts space and listening lounge” operated by Gerard Cox within The Vanderelli Room art gallery in Franklinton, just west of Downtown Columbus. Filament will be holding a
The 2018 calendar has concentrated some jazzy holiday celebrations. While events in honor of Valentine’s Day start this weekend – check out our Valentine’s Jazz 2018 article to learn more – gigs celebrating Mardi Gras, Tuesday February 13th, are also on their way! Kicking off our Mardi Gras Jazz Guide
The 2017 outdoor music season is now in full force, and with it brings new festivals for jazz and live music fans. A highlight of this season’s schedule is the Village at Vanderelli Festival, being held on Saturday, June 10th from noon to midnight at The Vanderelli Room in Franklinton.
There are plenty of ways to celebrate Mother’s Day with live jazz on Sunday. Jazz 98.5 FM, WSAX-LP is holding a second weekend fundraiser at The Idle-A-While on the East Side (see more below) which wraps up with a Mother’s Day doubleheader on their House Restaurant stage Sunday with Anna
First up this week is a housekeeping item. While there won’t be much of a visible change in the near-term, JazzColumbus will be undergoing some behind-the-scenes work this month. While this work will hopefully not impact readers’ ability to visit the site, outages are certainly possible. If the website becomes
My first Jazz Night Out of 2017 was brief but enjoyable when Rick Sanford and I caught the first set of the Lucas Kadish Tundra 4tet at Rumba Cafe on Tuesday the 11th. Guitarist and Northeast Ohio native Kadish and his NYC-based quartet stopped through town as part of a