Nov. 3-9 concerts + new shows on sale

A rundown of select concerts taking place this week, plus recently announced shows: Valerie June, Chelsea Cutler and more

Joel Oliphint
Columbus Alive
The Dave Matthews Band will perform at Nationwide Arena on Friday, Nov. 5.

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 now:

Sasami at Rumba Cafe on March 31

Watchhouse at Athenaeum Theatre on April 1

Valerie June at Athenaeum Theatre on May 14

On sale Friday, Nov. 5:

Avatar at Express Live on Jan. 19

The Greeting Committee at A&R Bar on Feb. 15

Umphrey's McGee at Express Live on Feb. 17

Chelsea Cutler at Express Live on March 30

Bob Moses at Newport Music Hall on April 12


Select concerts occurring Nov. 3-9:

Wednesday, Nov. 3

Sylvan Esso, Lido Pimienta at Express Live

We Came As Romans at Athenaeum Theatre

Passafire at Skully's

Nervous Dater at Big Room Bar


Thursday, Nov. 4

The World is a Beautiful Place at Ace of Cups

Girl Fox, Courtney from Work, Little Miami at A&R Bar

Every Time I Die at King of Clubs

Cellar Dweller, Cosmic Graffiti, LugSol at Spacebar

Maia Sharp at Natalie's Worthington


Friday, Nov. 5

Dave Matthews Band at Nationwide Arena

Pop Evil at Newport Music Hall

Doc Robinson at Ace of Cups

Kris Delmhorst at Columbus Performing Arts Center

Eastwood, the Labra Brothers at Rumba Cafe

Deuce 'N a Quarter at Natalie's Worthington


Saturday, Nov. 6

Terrycloth Mother at Spacebar

Easy Tiger record release, Playing to Vapors at Natalie’s Grandview

John Mark McMillan at A&R Bar

Thomas & The Work-Men, the Broken Relics at Rumba Cafe


Sunday, Nov. 7

MercyMe at Nationwide Arena

JPEGMAFIA at King of Clubs

The Brook & the Bluff at the Basement

Guccihighwaters, Sarcastic Sounds at Ace of Cups

David Ryan Harris, Jared Mahone at Rumba Cafe


Monday, Nov. 8

Buck Meek at Ace of Cups


Tuesday, Nov. 9

Baroness at Ace of Cups

Wolf Alice at Newport Music Hall

Gary Clark Jr. at Express Live

The Happy Fits, snarls at the Basement

Sweeping Promises, Ouija Boys at Rumba Cafe