Columbus Alive Bands to Watch: 2003-2020

Andy Downing
adowning@columbusalive.com
Nes Wordz, a 2017 Columbus Alive Band to Watch

Don't forget: Our annual Bands to Watch concert is Saturday at Ace of Cups. The first act goes on at 8 p.m. and admission is free.

2020

Sam Rothstein

Mery Steel

Nothin’

Son of Dribble

Joey Aich

2019

Kashis Keyz

snarls

wyd

Winston HYTWR

The Bascinets

2018

Souther

Grunge Dad

Sarob

Future Nuns

Akula 

2017

DANA

didi

Nes Wordz

Cherry Chrome

Many Rooms 

2016

Mary Lynn

Nuclear Moms

The Fallen

Correy Parks

Playing to Vapors 

2015

All Dogs

Damn the Witch Siren

Dominique Larue

EYE

The Sidekicks 

2014

Angela Perley & the Howlin’ Moons

Bummers

Cliffs

Counterfeit Madison

Post Coma Network

DJ set: DJ Giovanni 

2013

Cadaver Dogs

The End of the Ocean

Forest & the Evergreens

The Girls!

The Saturday Giant

DJ set: George Brazil 

2012

The DewDroppers

Freaky Franz

Monster Rally

Meechie Nelson

Sundown

DJ set: Bruni 

2011

Alleyes Path

P. Blackk & Fabrashay A

The Town Monster

Way Yes

The Wet Darlings

DJ set: Self Help 

2010

Andrew Graham and Swarming Branch

Saintseneca

Shin Tower Music

Struck By Lightning

Nick Tolford & Company

DJ set: roeVy 

2009

Couch Forts

The Crimson Armada

The Main Street Gospel

This Is My Suitcase

Tin Armor 

2008

Fly Union

Rosehips

Sinkane

The Slide Machine

Young Wise 

2007

Brainbow

The Catalyst

Blake Miller

Outer Spacist

Paper Airplane 

2006

Heavy Mole

Pretty Weapons

Psychedelic Horseshit

The Squares

Zero 

2005

Envelope

Necropolis

Sweetheart

Terribly Empty Pockets

Times New Viking 

2004

The Blue Revision

The Cinema Eye

Deadsea

Diet

Illogic 

2003

The Means

Monster Movies

Silencio

Teeth of the Hydra

Two Cow Garage