Sept. 29-Oct. 5 concerts + new shows on sale

A rundown of select concerts taking place this week (Walk the Moon, Mt. Joy, Blue October), plus recently announced shows: Silversun Pickups, Girl Fox and more

Joel Oliphint
Columbus Alive
Arlo Parks performs at the Basement on Friday, Oct. 1.

Read our editor's note on upcoming concerts here, and be aware that, in addition to a citywide indoor mask mandate, 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 Friday, Oct. 1:

Girl Fox, Courtney from Work at A&R Bar on Nov. 4

Silversun Pickups at Newport Music Hall on Nov. 15

Islands at Rumba Cafe on Dec. 2

Robert DeLong at Skully's on Dec. 13

JD McPherson at Athenaeum Theatre on Dec. 17

Matt Maltese at A&R Bar on April 4


Select concerts occurring Sept. 29-Oct. 5:

Wednesday, Sept. 29

Christian French at A&R Bar


Thursday, Sept. 30

Middle Kids at A&R Bar

Parker Millsap, Molly Parden at Rumba Cafe

Why Omen, Xioma, Big Adult at Spacebar

Dirty Heads, Sublime with Rome at Express Live (outdoors)

Des Rocs Alive at the Basement

Guitar Company at Natalie's Worthington


Friday, Oct. 1

Mt. Joy, Trampled by Turtles at Express Live (outdoors)

Walk the Moon at Newport Music Hall

Howling Giant, Horseburner, Valley of the Sun at Ace of Cups

Pearly, Golomb, Burse at Cafe Bourbon St.

Arlo Parks at the Basement

Transviolet at Rumba Cafe


Saturday, Oct. 2

Smug Brothers release show at Little Rock Bar

Boney James at Lincoln Theatre

The Supersuckers at Hoof Hearted Brewing's Dragonsaddle Day (Marengo)

Molly Hatchet, Quiet Riot at Express Live (outdoors)

Try Not To Die, Phantom Queens, Prime Directive at Spacebar

Pray for Sleep at the Basement

Ghost Soul, Safari Room, Jordidge at Natalie's Grandview

Garbage Greek, Necromoon, Forever Strange at Rumba Cafe

Sera Safe at Big Room Bar


Sunday, Oct. 3

Blue October at Express Live (outdoors)

Summer Salt, Covey at Ace of Cups

Mo Lowda & the Humble at Natalie's Grandview

YSN FLOW at Skully's


Tuesday, Oct. 5

Dehd at Ace of Cups

Brent Cobb at A&R Bar

The Mastersons, Bonnie Whitmore at Natalie's Worthington