Aug. 25-31 concerts + new shows on sale

A rundown of select concerts taking place this week (Guided by Voices, Kesha, Caamp), plus recently announced shows: Marc Ribot, Mary Lattimore

Joel Oliphint
Columbus Alive
Kesha performs in concert at ACL Live on Aug. 18, 2021, in Austin.

Read our editor's note on upcoming concerts here, and be aware that some artists and many concert venues are now requiring proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID test for entry. Here's a guide to proof-of-vaccine requirements for Columbus’ music venues.

On sale now:

Arooj Aftab and the Vulture Prince Ensemble at the Wexner Center on Oct. 16

Liily at the Basement on Oct. 22

Marc Ribot at the Wexner Center on Nov. 14

Mary Lattimore, Ana Roxanne at the Wexner Center on Dec. 5

Cory Wong at Newport Music Hall on Jan. 26

On sale Friday, Aug. 27:

TWRP at Skully's on Dec. 3

Cleopatrick at A&R Bar on Feb. 10


Select concerts occurring Aug. 25-31:

Wednesday, Aug. 25

John Mayall Band at Natalie’s Grandview

Dawn & Hawkes at Natalie's Worthington


Thursday, Aug. 26

Todd Snider, Aaron Lee Tasjan at Stuart’s Opera House

Ani DiFranco at Newport Music Hall

Sarah Borges at Natalie's Grandview

Priscilla Woodson at Natalie's Worthington


Friday, Aug. 27

The Mountain Goats at Athenaeum Theatre

Tim Easton release show at Natalie’s Grandview

Caamp, Hiss Golden Messenger, Angela Perley at Express Live (outdoors)

Conrad/Miller, Wet Hands, Richard Selavey at Dirty Dungarees

Good Shade, Corey Landis & The Finer Things at Ace of Cups

Riff Raff at Skully’s

Dynamo Fuzz EP release show at Big Room Bar

Linda Gail Lewis at Natalie's Worthington


Saturday, Aug. 28

Wonderbus: Kesha, AJR, Wilco, Black Pumas and more at Chemical Abstracts lawn

Guided by Voices at Athenaeum Theatre

Caamp, Hiss Golden Messenger, wyd at Express Live (outdoors)

Freedom Hawk, High Reeper, Pale Grey Lore, Heavy Temple at Ace of Cups

Debris, Bribed Fuzz, Big Cars Fast Houses, Leechwife at Dirty Dungarees

The Shootouts at Natalie's Grandview

Alice Peacock at Natalie's Worthington


Sunday, Aug. 29

Wonderbus: Kesha, AJR, Wilco, Black Pumas and more at Chemical Abstracts lawn

Marshall Crenshaw at Natalie's Grandview

Soulfly at Skully's

Adam Schlenker and Hayes Griffin at Natalie's Worthington


Tuesday, Aug. 31

Blackberry Smoke at Athenaeum Theatre