Oct. 20-26 concerts + new shows on sale

A rundown of select concerts taking place this week, plus recently announced shows

Joel Oliphint
Columbus Alive
Robert Finley performs at Rumba Cafe on Thursday, Oct. 21

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. 22:

Eric Nam at the Newport Music Hall on Feb. 13

Wilderado at the Basement on March 2

Animal Collective at Newport Music Hall on March 23

The Maine at Newport Music Hall on April 7


Select concerts occurring Oct. 20-26:

Wednesday, Oct. 20

Oso Oso at Ace of Cups

Crowder at Palace Theatre

Boy Named Banjo at the Basement

Bad Bad Hats at Natalie's Grandview


Thursday, Oct. 21

Robert Finley at Rumba Cafe

Gorgon City at the Bluestone 

Garcia Peoples at Ace Of Cups 

The Voice of Freedom, Terrence Dooley & Testimony at the Lincoln Theatre 

Dayglow at Newport Music Hall

Dizygote, Ope, Reflex Machine at Spacebar

Eilen Jewell at Natalie's Grandview

Andy Woodson album release at Natalie's Worthington


Friday, Oct. 22

Lucero at Skully's

Speaking Suns at Ace of Cups 

Suzzy Roche and Lucy Wainwright Roche at Ross Auditorium/Franklin University

Liily at the Basement

The Blue Stones, Maybird at Athenaeum Theatre

Drake White at the Bluestone

Whirlybirds album release at Natalie's Grandview

Colony House at A&R Bar

Satsang at Rumba Cafe


Saturday, Oct. 23

Jukebox the Ghost at Newport Music Hall

Temptress, Monte Luna, Richwood, Weed Demon at Spacebar

Tauren Wells at the Nazarene Church

Erin McKeown, Jennifer Knapp at Natalie's Grandview


Sunday, Oct. 24

Frank Turner at the Basement


Tuesday, Oct. 26

Powers/Rolin Duo, Jon Mueller, Mike Shiflet at Dirty Dungarees