Feb. 16-22 concerts + new shows on sale

A rundown of select concerts taking place this week (Los Straitjackets, Waxahatchee), plus recently announced shows: The Who, The HU, My Morning Jacket and more

Joel Oliphint
Columbus Alive
The Who's Roger Daltrey and Pete Townsend

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:

Yoke Lore at Newport Music Hall on April 3

The Who at Schottenstein Center on Oct. 9

On sale Friday, Feb. 18 :

Read Southall Band at the Basement on March 29

Alabama at Schottenstein Center on April 29

Anand Wilder of Yeasayer at Rumba Cafe on May 2

The HU at Newport Music Hall on May 8

Martin Sexton at Athenaeum Theatre on May 20

My Morning Jacket, Indigo de Souza at Kemba Live on June 29

Third Eye Blind, Taking Back Sunday, Hockey Dad at Kemba Live on July 12

Sales at Newport Music Hall on Oct. 1


Select concerts occurring Feb. 16-22:

Wednesday, Feb. 16

Los Straitjackets, the Randys at Natalie's Grandview

Langhorne Slim at Athenaeum Theatre


Thursday, Feb. 17

Umphrey's McGee at Express Live

Hailey Whitters at A&R Bar

Dan Rodriguez & Anna Rose at Natalie’s Grandview


Friday, Feb. 18

Waxahatchee at Stuart’s Opera House

Bettye LaVette at Thirty One West

Still Woozy, Wallice at Newport Music Hall

Noble Vices at Ace of Cups

Upsahl at A&R Bar

Rooftops EP release at Rumba Cafe

Clem Snide at Natalie’s Grandview

Starlit Ways at the Lincoln Theatre

Kayzo at the Bluestone

Crumbsnatchers at Big Room Bar

Gary Sunshine & the Wonderful Disappointments at Natalie's Worthington

Billy Zenn and the Enablers at Woodlands Tavern


Saturday, Feb. 19

The Backseat Lovers at Newport Music Hall

Darius Rucker at Palace Theatre

Lost Weekend anniversary show with Golomb, Brian Damage at Ace of Cups

This Wild Life at Big Room Bar

Yungblud at Kemba Live

Peachfuzz, Forever Strange, Tetnis, A-Go-Go at Cafe Bourbon St.

J. London & the Band of Friends at Natalie's Worthington

The Goldsberrys at Rambling House


Sunday, Feb. 20

Ripe at Athenaeum Theatre

Bonobo at Kemba Live


Tuesday, Feb. 22

Hypercube at Short North Stage

Big Gay, Tail Light Rebellion, Jessica Best, Eric McM at Dirty Dungarees

Marc E. Bassy at Skully’s