Dec. 1-7 concerts + new shows on sale

A rundown of select concerts taking place this week (Sgt. Peppercorn's Marathon), plus recently announced shows: Combo Chimbita, Wet Leg, the Wonder Years and more

Joel Oliphint
Columbus Alive
Combo Chimbita

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, Dec. 3:

Prof at A&R Bar on Feb. 14

Hailey Whitters at A&R Bar on Feb. 17

Wet Leg at A&R Bar on March 5

The Wonder Years at Newport Music Hall on March 8

Combo Chimbita at Ace of Cups on March 25

The Menzingers at the Athenaeum Theatre on April 6

Barns Courtney at Newport Music Hall on April 9

Clinton Kane at A&R Bar on April 20

On sale Friday, Dec. 10:

Dispatch, O.A.R., Robert Randolph Band at Express Live on Aug. 7


Select concerts occurring Dec. 1-7:

Wednesday, Dec. 1

Adam Melchor, Clubhouse at A&R Bar 

Yngwie Malmsteen at King of Clubs 

Slow Pulp at Big Room Bar 

Grayscale at Skully’s


Thursday, Dec. 2

Islands at Rumba Cafe

Gool, Big Fat Head, Poison Door at Dirty Dungarees

The Everlasting Happiness, AMP, Jeffery Forrester Tobin at Spacebar

Sullivan King at Skully's


Friday, Dec. 3

The Aces at Newport Music Hall

Keys N Krates at Dahlia Nightclub 

Guided by Voices tribute night at Ace of Cups 

The Orphan The Poet at Rumba Cafe

TWRP at Skully’s

Andy McKee, Trevor Gordon Hall at Natalie's Grandview


Saturday, Dec. 4

Sgt. Peppercorn's Marathon at the Athenaeum Theatre

Girl Fox, Saving Escape at Double Happiness 

Winnetka Bowling League, GAYLE at the Basement

Electric Guitar & Boy Jorts Split Release Show at Dirty Dungarees 

An Acoustic Christmas with Over the Rhine at the Davidson Theatre 

Absofacto at Winterfest in Bicentennial Park 

Rat Motel, Courtney From Work at Rumba Cafe

Ward Davis at Woodlands Tavern

George Barrie Band at Natalie's Worthington

Will Orchard + Dillbilly at Rambling House


Sunday, Dec. 5

Mary Lattimore, Ana Roxanne at Wexner Center's Mershon Auditorium

MisterWives at Newport Music Hall

Inter Arma, Yautja, Eye Flys, Yashira at Spacebar

Safari Room at Big Room Bar


Monday, Dec. 6

Citizen at Ace of Cups


Tuesday, Dec. 7

Polo & Pan at Newport Music Hall