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Mirror Lake has become a popular spot for "Pokemon Go" players this summer. Credit: Lantern File Photo
Mirror Lake has become a popular spot for "Pokemon Go" players this summer. Credit: Lantern File Photo

What’s Up July 21-27: Jazz and Ribs Fest and the State Fair come to town

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Thursday, July 21

The Conspiracy Band, 5:30-10:30 p.m. at Columbus Commons, 160 S. High St. See the local rock group as a part of Columbus Commons’ free concert series. In addition, food trucks open at 5 p.m. and the Downtown Marketplace will be set up featuring local artisans.

Jim Norton: Mouthful of Shame Tour, 8 p.m. at the Capitol Theater, 77 S. High St. American comedian, radio and TV personality Jim Norton is set to perform stand-up for his Mouthful of Shame Tour. Tickets are $33 including fees via Ticketmaster.

Wex Drive-In featuring “Psycho,” 9 p.m. at the Wexner Center for the Arts. The Wexner Center for the Arts’ summer Drive-In movie series continues, this time featuring Alfred Hitchcock’s classic “Psycho.” Admission is free.

Lee Brice, doors open 6:30 p.m. at EXPRESS LIVE! 405 Neil Ave. The country singer and songwriter is set to perform with opening act Clayton Anderson. Tickets are $43.85 including fees via Ticketmaster.

The Fantastiks, 8 p.m. at The Garden Theater, 1187 N. High St. Short North Stage presents an updated version of the 1960 musical. Tickets are $25 for general admission and $30 for reserved seating.

Friday, July 22

Songs My Brother Taught Me, 7 p.m. at the Wexner Center for the Arts. This drama directed by Chloe Zhao centers around Native American high school students living on a reservation in South Dakota. Admission is $8 for general public and $6 for students.

Jazz & Ribs Fest begins, 11 a.m. along the Scioto Mile. Enjoy performances from a combined 42 musical acts and 23 ribs vendors during the three-day festival. Admission is free.

The Temperance Movement, 8 p.m. at A&R Music Bar, 391 Neil Ave. The Temperance Movement, a British blues-rock band, is set to play the A&R Music Bar with the Stone Foxes. Tickets are $21.85 including fees via Ticketmaster.

Saturday, July 23

Landslide, 8 p.m. at Columbus Commons, 160 S. High St. Fleetwood Mac tribute band Landslide is set to play with the Columbus Symphony. General Admission tickets are $36.25 including fees via Ticketmaster.

PigPen Theater Co., 7 p.m. at the Basement, 391 Neil Ave. The theatrical folk band from New York City PigPen Theater Co. is set to play at the Basement. Tickets are $15.20 including fees via Ticketmaster.

Mail the Horse, 8 p.m. at Big Room Bar, 1036 S. Front St. Catch a country rock show by Mail the Horse, a five-piece group from Brooklyn. Admission is $12 at the door or $10 not including fees via ThunderTix.

Local n’ Live, beginning at 3 p.m. at the World of Beer beer garden, 1568 N. High St. Troy Petty will kick off the evening with Cortney Gail to come on at 5 p.m. and The Cordial Sins to take the stage at 7 p.m. Admission is free.

Sunday, July 24

The Ark Band, 12:30-2 p.m. at Goodale Park, 120 W. Goodale St. See the reggae band perform as a part of the Goodale Park Music Series. Admission is free.

Michael Franti and Spearhead’s SOULROCKER Tour, 7 p.m. at EXPRESS LIVE!, 405 Neil Ave. The rapper and singer-songwriter Michael Franti is touring with his band Spearhead, with opener Marc Scibilia. Tickets start at $33.50 not including fees via Ticketmaster.

Monday, July 25

The Record Company, doors open at 7:30 p.m. at A&R Music Bar, 391 Neil Ave. The Los Angeles rock band makes a stop in Columbus in support of its new album “Give it Back to You.” Tickets are $13 in advance and $15 the day of the show, not including fees.  

Movie Monday featuring “The Huntsman: Winter’s War,” 8 p.m. at the Senate Chamber in the Ohio Union. OUAB’s Movie Monday series will feature “The Huntsman: Winter’s War” this week. Admission is free with BuckID.

Tuesday, July 26

OUAB in the Kitchen: Pizza Party, 5-8 p.m. at the Instructional Kitchen in the Ohio Union. Learn hands-on cooking skills under the instruction of a professional chef. Admission is free with BuckID, RSVP required.

Hannah’s Pick: Lucius, doors open at 7 p.m. at Newport Music Hall, 1722 N. High St. The Brooklyn indie pop band comes to Columbus in support of its new album, “Good Grief.” Opening act is Haley Bonar. Tickets are $17.50 in advance and $20 the day of the show.

Wednesday, July 27

FOALS, doors open at 7 p.m. at Newport Music Hall 1722 N. High St. The Oxford, England-based indie rock band is set to perform, supported by Night Moves. Tickets are $23.50 in advance and $25 the day of the show.

Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas, doors open at 7 p.m. at the Schottenstein Center, 555 Borror Drive. The former Disney Channel stars team up for their Future Now tour. Tickets start at $37.55 including fees via Ticketmaster.

Regina’s Pick: Child Bite, 8 p.m. at Ace of Cups, 2619 N. High St. The Detroit post-punk band will be playing with openers S.N.A.F.U. Tickets are $6-8 via ticketfly, 18+.

All Them Witches, doors open at 8 p.m. at A&R Music Bar, 391 Neil Ave. The four-piece makes a stop in Columbus in support of its new album, “Dying Surfer Meets His Maker” supported by opening act King Buffalo. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 the day of the show not including fees.

Yes, 7 p.m. at the WCOL Celeste Center inside the Ohio Expo Center and State Fair, 717 E. 17th. The English rock band is set to kick off the Ohio State Fair Concerts. Tickets start at $32.75 including fees via Ticketmaster.

One comment

  1. You mention the state fair in the headline, but nothing in the body of the article except that Yes performs on Wednesday. When does the actual fair start?

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