May 25-31 concerts + new shows on sale

A rundown of select concerts taking place this week (Tame Impala, Smashing Pumpkins, Maria Walker) plus recently announced shows: Nicole Atkins, Kevin Devine, Mom Jeans, Drew Holcomb and more

Joel Oliphint
Columbus Alive
Tame Impala performs at Kemba Live on Thursday, May 26

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

On sale now:

Strawberry Girls at Ace of Cups on June 23

Nicole Atkins at the Basement on June 26

Kevin Devine at Big Room Bar on July 12

The Retrospect at A&R Bar on July 16

Jarren Benton at the Basement on July 21

Standards at Big Room Bar on Aug. 10

Sasquatch, Hippie Death Cult, Lo-Pan at Ace of Cups on Aug. 12

Sumac at Ace of Cups on Aug. 21

Rozwell Kid at Ace of Cups on Sept. 1

Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors at the Bluestone on Sept. 23

On sale Friday, May 27:

Bobaflex at Newport Music Hall on July 23

The Ghost Club at Big Room Bar on July 29

Crywank, Chastity at Big Room Bar on Sept. 16

Mom Jeans, Free Throw at Athenaeum Theatre on Sept. 19

Tessa Violet at A&R Bar on Sept. 25

Duckwrth at A&R Bar on Oct. 4

Punk Rock Factory at A&R Bar on Nov. 9

The Garden at Newport Music Hall on Nov. 16


Select concerts occurring May 25-31:

Wednesday, May 25

Arkells at A&R Bar

Harley Poe at Ace of Cups

Telehope, DBMK, The Ivy at Rumba Cafe


Thursday, May 26

Tame Impala at Kemba Live

Multicult, Unholy Two, Vincas, Death Grippos at Spacebar

The Beach Boys (no Brian Wilson) at Columbus Commons

Black River Gypsies at Land-Grant

Antagonizers ATL, Blatant Finger at Rumba Cafe

Cat Piss, Stella, Ope at Cafe Bourbon St.

Gabriel Kahane at Natalie's Grandview


Friday, May 27

Sam Corlett, West Ghost, Jesse Remnant at Rambling House

Honey and Blue release show at Natalie's Grandview

Generacion Suicida, Dark Thoughts at Big Room Bar

Of Two Minds, Tensor, Why Omen at Rumba Cafe

Bronson Arm, Bedtimemagic, Hollow at Cafe Bourbon St. 

Tom Carroll at Natalie's Worthington


Saturday, May 28

Smashing Pumpkins at Kemba Live

Injury Reserve, Armand Hammer at Skully’s

Shazzbots, Robert Mason, Mungbean, Mojoflo at Land-Grant

Suffering, Praying Hands, Raw Milk at Dirty Dungarees

Covet at Ace of Cups

Bad Camper, The Psyche, The Dirty Rotten at Rambling House

Maria Walker at Natalie's Grandview

Rex Tycoon, Spillway, Abel at Cafe Bourbon St.

Charlie Hunter & Scott Amendola at Natalie's Worthington


Sunday, May 29

Levi the Poet at Ace of Cups

Shazzbots, Whirlybirds, Honey and Blue, George Barrie Band at Land-Grant

Cheap City, TYSFC, Poison Door at Cafe Bourbon St.

Blackwater Holylight at Natalie's Grandview