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What’s Up August 11-17: Pop-punk and food trucks roll into Columbus

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Thursday, August 11

Boys Like Girls, doors open at 6:30 p.m. at Newport Music Hall, 1722 N. High St. The pop-rock band is touring in honor of the 10th anniversary of their debut self-titled album — which featured the hit, “The Great Escape.” The band will perform the album in its entirety. Opener is The Old Fashioned. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 the day of the show, not including fees.

“The Bigamist,” “Dance, Girl, Dance,” 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. at the Wexner Center for the Arts. “The Bigamist” (1953) is a noir-style film directed by Ida Lupino, while “Dance, Girl, Dance” (1940), directed by Dorothy Arzner, stars Lucille Ball playing a burlesque dancer. Admission is $6 for students.

Todrick Hall, 8 p.m. at the Lincoln Theatre, 769 E. Long St. “American Idol” finalist and internet personality Todrick Hall is set to perform a compilation of original songs, titled “Straight Outta Oz.” Tickets start at $26.50 not including fees via Ticketmaster.

Regina’s Pick: Joyce Manor, doors at 8 p.m. at Ace of Cups, 2619 N. High St. The pop-punk group is set to perform with openers Diet Cig and Pretty Pretty. Tickets are $18.28 including fees via Ticketfly.

Friday, August 12

Hannah’s Pick: Columbus Food Truck Festival, noon-10 p.m. at Columbus Commons, 160 S. High St. on Friday and Saturday. The sixth annual Food Truck Festival will feature musical acts, including headliners Angela Perley and the Howlin’ Moons and Mr. Fahrenheit and the Lover Boys. Admission is $5 after 6 p.m. on Friday and after 5 p.m. on Saturday.

Local ‘n Live, 7-9 p.m. at the World of Beer Outdoor Beer Garden, 1568 N. High St. Anthony Mossburg, a local country artist, is set to take the stage as a part of the Gateway and CD102.5’s Local ‘n Live summer music series. Admission is free.

The Claypool Lennon Delirium, doors open at 7 p.m. at EXPRESS LIVE! Indoors, 405 Neil Ave. The psychedelic rock duo, members including Sean Lennon and Les Claypool, is set to perform with opener JJUUJJUU. Tickets are $27.50 in advance and $30 the day of the show, not including fees.

“Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You,” 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Wexner Center for the Arts. This documentary focuses on television writer and producer, Norman Lear, who created the shows “Good Times,” “The Jeffersons” and “All In the Family,” among others. Admission is $6 for students.

Saturday, August 13

Local ‘n Live, 3-9 p.m. at the World of Beer Outdoor Beer Garden, 1568 N. High St. Local musician Rick Barr is set to take the stage followed by Orion & the Constellations and Dave Buker & The Historians. Admission is free.

Moonlight Market, 6-11 p.m. on Gay St., downtown Columbus. The Moonlight Market features a variety of pop-up shops and local artisan vendors, as well as musical entertainment. Admission is free.

Drake and Future, 6:30 p.m. at the Nationwide Arena, 200 W. Nationwide Blvd. Two of hip-hop’s leading rappers are set to perform. Tickets start at $164.59 including fees via Ticketmaster.

The Mystery Lights, 9 p.m. at Ace of Cups, 2619 N. High St. The garage rock band is set to play with openers Brujas Del Sol and Surfer. Tickets are $6.70 including fees via Ticketfly.

Sunday, August 14

FemFest Sunday Workshops, 1-6 p.m. at Kafe Kerouac, 2250 N. High St. Three workshops on body image, intimate partner violence and trans issues are set to be presented. Admission is free, but donations are encouraged and benefit Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization.

Sassafraz, 12:30-2 p.m. at Goodale Park, 120 W. Goodale St. The funk-rock group is set to perform as part of the Goodale Park Music Series. Admission is free.

Monday, August 15

Bootcamp, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Columbus Commons, 160 S. High St. The class features a fast-paced varied mix of movements as a part of United Healthcare’s summer fitness series. Admission is free.

Prinze George, doors open at 7 p.m. at The Basement, 391 Neil Ave. Synth-pop group Prinze George is set to play with openers Julietta and Turtle Island. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 the day of the show, not including fees.

Tuesday, August 16

Yoga, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Columbus Commons, 160 S. High St. Take part in a vinyasa flow yoga class as a part of United Healthcare’s summer fitness series. Admission is free.

Wednesday, August 17

Ted Nugent, doors open at 6:30 p.m. at EXPRESS LIVE! Indoors, 405 Neil Ave. The rock singer-songwriter is set to perform with opener Here We Harbour. Admission is $30 in advance and $32 the day of the show, not including fees.

Wicked, 7:30 p.m. at the Ohio Theater, 39 E. State St. The hit Broadway musical is set to open at the Ohio Theater and run until Sept. 4. Tickets start at $52 not including fees via Ticketmaster.

One comment

  1. Do you just pick and choose what you publish here according to what genre of music you like? There is a big concert at Express Live on Saturday and tickets are still available. Why was this not posted on this list?

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