May 18-24 concerts + new shows on sale

A rundown of select concerts taking place this week (Martin Sexton, Halestorm, Bush League All-Stars), plus recently announced shows: The Shins, Bettye LaVette, Old 97's, John Moreland

Joel Oliphint
Columbus Alive
Bettye LaVette

Editor's note: Some artists and concert venues may still require masks and/or proof of vaccination. Check before you go.

On sale now:

Jay Joseph at the Basement on June 4

Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears at Bicentennial Park on July 8 (free)

Bettye LaVette at Bicentennial Park on July 15 (free)

Stephen Day at the Basement on Aug. 7

Dirty Dozen Brass Band at Bicentennial Park on Aug. 12 (free)

On sale Friday, May 20:

311 at Kemba Live on Sept. 2

The Shins at Kemba Live on Sept. 4

Old 97's at the Bluestone on Sept. 21

John Moreland, Caroline Spence at Skully's on Oct. 9

Charlotte Sands at the Basement on Oct. 20

Sun Room at A&R Bar on Nov. 10

Peach Pit at Newport Music Hall on Dec. 9


Select concerts occurring May 18-24:

Wednesday, May 18

Halestorm, Stone Temple Pilots at Kemba Live

Shamarr Allen at Woodlands Tavern

Janis Ian at Southern Theatre

Kiernan Kane, Rayna Gellert at Natalie's Worthington

The Rumjacks & Flatfoot 56 at Rumba Cafe


Thursday, May 19

Whiskey Myers at Kemba Live

Paul Cathen at the Bluestone

House of Hamill at Natalie's Grandview

The Remedies at Land-Grant

The Powell Brothers at Rumba Cafe

First Cognate, Glass, Trash Fart at Cafe Bourbon St.


Friday, May 20

Martin Sexton at Athenaeum Theatre

The Bush League All-Stars, the Townsmen at Rumba Cafe

NLE Choppa at Newport Music Hall

Ben Sollee at Natalie's Grandview

Sounds May Swell, October Ember, Mezclado at Spacebar

Fuse Factory Frequency Festival

Teratogen at Global Gallery

Izzy True, Dandelion Hunter, Luke Bollheimer at Cafe Bourbon St.


Saturday, May 21

Fuse Factory Frequency Festival

Laundrofest at Dirty Dungarees

Tori Amos at Palace Theatre

Slayyyter at A&R Bar

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard at Express Live

John R. Miller, Vincent Neil Emerson at Rumba Cafe

Jacob Collier at Newport Music Hall

Bribed Fuzz, Dead Winds of Summer, Ghost Beef at Spacebar

RK Maroon release show, Debris, Tech Dinos at Cafe Bourbon St.


Sunday, May 22

Laundrofest at Dirty Dungarees

Olivia Van Goor at Natalie's Worthington

Terrance Charles at Land-Grant


Monday, May 23

Russ at Kemba Live

Flo Petite, Zack Kouns, Eva Nova, Salva Bryn at Cafe Bourbon St.


Tuesday, May 24

Yam Haus, KAKI at Rumba Cafe

Alis0n.Chainz, K80o b2b, kid plastic, emme, xX_gloom13_Xx, KFC Murder Chicks at Cafe Bourbon St.