Dec. 15-21 concerts + new shows on sale

A rundown of select concerts taking place this week (Nothing, Our Lady Peace), plus recently announced shows: Kesha, Sleaford Mods and more

Joel Oliphint
Columbus Alive
Kesha will perform at Kemba Live (formerly Express Live) on March 22.

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:

Cash Cash at Forum Columbus on Jan. 15

On sale Friday, Dec. 17:

Langhorne Slim at Athenaeum Theatre

Upsahl at A&R Bar on Feb. 18

Between the Buried and Me at Newport Music Hall on March 5

Kesha at Kemba Live on March 22

Cassadee at A&R Bar on March 27

Sleaford Mods at Ace of Cups on May 12

Andrew Bird and Iron & Wine at Kemba Live on Aug. 9


Select concerts occurring Dec. 15-21:

Wednesday, Dec. 15

Bad Luck, Boy Shorts at Rumba Cafe

REZN, Maranatha, Weed Demon at Spacebar

Them Coulee Boys, Fireside Collective at Woodlands Tavern

New Basics Brass Band at Natalie's Grandview


Thursday, Dec. 16

Our Lady Peace at Big Room Bar

Donna Mogavero at Natalie's Worthington

J. Moriarty & Friends at Rambling House


Friday, Dec. 17

Nothing at Ace of Cups 

JD McPherson at Athenaeum Theatre

Anderson East at Newport Music Hall

Them Dirty Roses at Woodlands Tavern 

Church Girls, Palette Knife at Donatos Basement

Muscadine Bloodline at the Bluestone

Mitchell Tenpenny at Express Live

Messrs, Moth Cock, Voice Cross, Seaclones at Cafe Bourbon St. 

The Floorwalkers at Rumba Cafe

Miir & Wib at Natalie's Grandview

Deuce 'N a Quarter at Natalie's Worthington

Hill Spirits at Rambling House

lespecial at Summit Music Hall


Saturday, Dec. 18

Mungbean, the Katy at Ace of Cups

Brian Damage, Teen Age, P0OLS, Wastemen at Cafe Bourbon St.

Boy Shorts, Kennel, Betty Bangs at Spacebar

The Drowsy Lads at Natalie's Grandview

Guitar Company at Natalie's Worthington

The Apple Bottom Gang at Rambling House


Sunday, Dec. 19

William Elliott Whitmore at Rumba Cafe

Rat Bath, Friends for Sale, Big Adult at Cafe Bourbon St.

The Unheard at Big Room Bar

Adam Schlenker & Hayes Griffin album release at Natalie's Worthington


Monday, Dec. 20

St. Augustine's Day (Folk Punk Dad), BlueRaspberry, yard sign at Dirty Dungarees