May 11-17 concerts + new shows on sale

A rundown of select concerts taking place this week (Justin Bieber, AJR, Valerie June, Ben Rector) plus recently announced shows: Death Cab for Cutie, Black Midi

Joel Oliphint
Columbus Alive
Justin Bieber will perform at the Schottenstein Center on Monday, May 16.

Editor's note: Although the citywide indoor mask mandate is no longer in effect, some artists and concert venues may still require masks and/or proof of vaccination (or a recent negative COVID test) for entry.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

On sale now:

Claud at the Basement on June 15

On sale Friday, May 13:

Savannah Conley at the Basement on July 15

Trevor Hall at Newport Music Hall on Aug. 7

flor at Newport Music Hall on Oct. 7

Black Midi at Athenaeum Theatre on Oct. 14

Kid Bloom at the Basement on Oct. 15

The Record Company at Newport Music Hall on Nov. 3

Wheatus at the Basement on Nov. 4

On sale Friday, May 20:

Death Cab for Cutie, Low at Kemba Live on Sept. 26


Select concerts occurring May 11-17:

Wednesday, May 11

Parkway Drive, Hatebreed, Black Dahlia Murder at Kemba Live 

The Band of Heathens at Skully's 

Dave Hause & the Mermaid at Natalie's Grandview

The Mysterines at the Basement 

Joe Van (From Indian Lakes) at Rumba Cafe 

Seth Glier at Natalie’s Worthington


Thursday, May 12

Lung, A Deer A Horse, Zack Kouns & His Insatiable Orchestra, The Wastemen at Cafe Bourbon St.

Pecos & the Rooftops at the Bluestone

24K Golden at A&R Bar 

Sleaford Mods at Ace of Cups

Cold at Skully's

Magnolia at Land-Grant

Bitch at Natalie's Grandview 

RDGLDGRN at Rumba Cafe

The Regrettes at Newport Music Hall

Alvin Youngblood Hart at Natalie's Worthington


Friday, May 13

Paper Airplane at Spacebar 

S. Carey, Courtney Hartman at Rumba Cafe 

Ben Rector at Kemba Live 

Hatchie at Ace Of Cups 

AJR at Schottenstein Center 

Ian Munsick at the Bluestone 

Liz Longley at Natalie's Worthington  


Saturday, May 14

Pom Pom Squad at the Basement

Valerie June at Athenaeum Theatre

Jenny Hval at Skully's

Earthgang at Kemba Live

Danielle Nicole, Jesse Barr at Rumba Cafe

Guitar Company at Natalie's Worthington


Sunday, May 15

Shout Out Louds at the Basement

Miir at Land-Grant

Davy Knowles at Natalie's Grandview


Monday, May 16

Justin Bieber at Schottenstein Center

Squirrel Flower at Rumba Cafe


Tuesday, May 17

The Gilmour Project at the Bluestone

Lorna Shore, Suicide Silence, Carnifex at King of Clubs

Telekinetic Yeti at Ace of Cups