Staff Pick: Ohio Music Swap Meet at Kobo

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

It says a lot that this show has me determined to split time between it and the highly-anticipated-by-yours-truly Wet Darlings CD release party at Skully's this Friday. Ohio Music Swap Meet is a new series at Kobo, and local bands Way Yes and Moon High are on the inaugural bill alongside Indiana band husband&wife and Bethesda (pictured) from Kent.

That last one has me particularly pumped. Seeing a band composed of alumni of my alma mater (Kent State) in a town where Buckeyes rule with an iron nut warms my heart, but their baroque sound and dreamy lyrics could make anyone swoon. Also pumped are the indie band's singer Shanna Delaney and guitarist Eric Ling.

"We both grew up in the Columbus area," Delaney said, "so it's nice to do a show at home."


9 p.m. Friday, March 18

2590 N. High St., Old North Columbus