Dec. 29 - Jan. 4 concerts + new shows on sale

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

Joel Oliphint
Columbus Alive
Local act Garbage Greek (from left: Patrick Koch, Lee Mason and Jason Winner in 2019) will perform at Rumba Cafe on New Year's Eve.

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:

Bay Ledges at the Basement on Feb. 6

Dread Engine at the Basement on Feb. 12

The Lonely Ones, September Mourning, Girl Fox at Newport Music Hall on April 16

Smile Empty Soul at the Basement on May 5


Select concerts occurring Dec. 29 - Jan. 4:

Wednesday, Dec. 29

Gary Sunshine End Of The Year Party (seated) at Rumba Cafe

Honey and Blue at Natalie's Grandview

Louis and Clark Expedition at Natalie's Worthington

EarthCry, Brether at Summit Music Hall


Thursday, Dec. 30

House Of Heroes, Mike Mains & The Branches at Athenaeum Theatre

Papadosio at the Bluestone

Sanctuary: A Tribute to Miles Davis at Rumba Cafe


Friday, Dec. 31

Garbage Greek, Water Witches, DJ Lady Sandoval at Rumba Cafe

Spirit of the Bear, Miki Fiki at Natalie's Grandview

Thomas and the Work-Men, Largemouth Brass Band, Eastwood at Woodlands Tavern

Papadosio at the Bluestone

Whirlybirds at Natalie's Worthington (two shows)

Davey Crockett's Ghost, Undergrads, Cotter, We Are the Movies at Summit Music Hall


Saturday, Jan. 1

Mitch Mitchell, Wastemen, Abel, Well Read at Cafe Bourbon St.


Sunday, Jan. 2

Pat & The Pissers, Ouija Boys at Cafe Bourbon St.