March 23-29 concerts + new shows on sale

A rundown of select concerts taking place this week (Animal Collective, Joey Aich, Tim Easton), plus recently announced shows: Roger Waters, Foreigner, Dru Hill and more.

Joel Oliphint
Columbus Alive
Roger Waters

Editor's note: Although the citywide indoor mask mandate is no longer in effect, some artists and concert venues may still require masks and/or proof of vaccination (or a recent negative COVID test) for entry. It's always best to check before you go.

On sale now:

Maxo Kream, Lul Bob at Woodlands Tavern on April 8

Alex Cameron at SoupFest on April 30

Paul Cathen at the Bluestone on May 19

Andrew Bird, Iron & Wine, Meshell Ndegeocello at Kemba Live on Aug. 9

On sale Friday, March 25:

Foreigner at Ohio State Fair on July 29

Dru Hill, Raheem DeVaughn at Ohio State Fair on July 31

Scotty McCreery at Ohio State Fair on Aug. 2

Roger Waters at Nationwide Arena on Aug. 10

Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets at Palace Theatre on Oct. 1


Select concerts occurring March 23-29:

Wednesday, March 23

Plosivs at Rumba Cafe

Animal Collective at Newport Music Hall

Girl in Red at Kemba Live


Thursday, March 24

Lanco at the Bluestone

No Ice, Corey Landis & The Finer Things, Poison Door at Cafe Bourbon St.

Joan at the Basement

Andrew Finn Magill's Polaris Project at Natalie's Worthington

The UF Goods at Rumba Cafe

Mark Rhodes and The Deviant Souls at Woodlands Tavern

Mark Lettieri at Summit Music Hall


Friday, March 25

Caracara, Delta Sleep at Woodlands Tavern

Combo Chimbita at Ace of Cups

Gary Negbaur at Dick’s Den

Carr & Company, Troy Kunkler, Jon Morgan, Feral Housecats at Dirty Dungarees

Roid Rage, Tetnis at Cafe Bourbon St.

John Berry at Natalie's Grandview

Poppy at Newport Music Hall

Breath of Sarin at Big Room Bar

Andrew Finn Magill's Polaris Project at Natalie's Worthington

Molokai at Summit Music Hall

Nicholas Johnson & The Same Old Strangers at Rambling House


Saturday, March 26

Joey Aich, Miir at the Basement

Mezclado, Sneaktheif, Sparky and The Hills at Cafe Bourbon St.

Joshua Powell, Mystic Mamba, Mouth Movements at Ace of Cups

Tim Easton at Natalie's Worthington

Dos Santos at Rumba Cafe

Koe Wetzel at Kemba Live

Bone Knife, Tensor, Sink Faster at Spacebar

Germán López at Holland Theatre (Bellefontaine)

Satsang at Skully’s

Ran Barnaclo at Natalie's Grandview


Sunday, March 27

Tim Easton at Natalie’s 

Ted Tyro, Hydrone, Ouija Boys at Cafe Bourbon St.

Crystal Bowersox at Natalie's Grandview

Jeremy Pinnell, David Quinn at Woodlands Tavern

Cassadee Pope at A&R Bar


Tuesday, March 29

Bing & Ruth at Natalie's Grandview

Belmont at Ace of Cups

87 Nights & Sylmar at Rumba Cafe

Elderbrook at Skully’s

Korine, Summore, wren at Spacebar

Reed Southall Band at the Basement