This Week in Columbus: Royal Bangs, Black Lips/Vivian Girls, Talib Kweli, JBRW

This is just a start. I’m keeping details minimal for easy skimming. Google is your friend if you need more. Keep the list going in the comments…

Wednesday (tonight):
- Royal Bangs, New City Gypsy @ The Summit

- Ezra Furman & the Harpoons, Tristen, The Apache Relay @ The Basement
- Dead Set Ready, Cadaver Dogs @ The Treehouse

- The Randys (happy hour) @ Rumba
- Path,zero star,steddy p, envelope detox @ Carabar
- Talib Kweli, J Rawls w/ Illogic, Ill Poetic, and L.e for the Uncool @ Skully’s
- Lo-pan, Before the Eyewall, Kingpin, Grass, Bless the Child, Red Sun, The C.O.A.S.T., Pig Mountain @ Dude Locker
- Lackluster CD release, Lost Revival, Town Monster @ Ravari
- Whale Road, Emily and the Complexes, Deadwood Floats, Magnumb Opus @ Treehouse
- Ohio Music Swap Meet: Old Hundred, Old Worlds, Br’er, Scallion @ Kobo
- Alert New London w/ Hotel War, The Floating Verses and Jonathan Burgess of Big Shot @ Rumba
- Miller-Kelton CD release with James Anthony Kelly, Mark Sims, Eric Nassau, The Tin Hearts, The Wells, John Turck Trio @ Woodlands Tavern

- separate post for Record Store Day performances coming…
- JBRW (Jackson Brown Reber Weber) members of New Bomb Turks with Tutti Jackson (The Patsys/Action Family), Ex-Whites, Ipps, Birds of Hair, Envelope (DJ sets) @ Kobo
- delay, nude beach, nuke hammer, high school, marvin berry & the new sound @ Carabar
- Electric Grandmother, Voices on Mars, The Faux Paus, Dust and Debris @ Treehouse
- Dave Hause (the loved ones), Ian graham (cheap girls), and Mikey Erg (the ergs) @ Rumba

- ken mode, one point three, bridesmaid @ Carabar

- Black Lips, Vivian Girls, Guinea Worms @ Outland

Also, don’t forget Touring Bands Coming to Ohio 2011. It’s only as good as you make it.

  • Mark Wyatt

    That Randys happy hour show at Rumba is on Friday April 15, not Thursday the 14th…

    • Joel Oliphint

      Thanks, fixed

  • Andrew Patton

    Friday: Funkdefy @ Circus

    • Andrew Patton

      And oh yeah, we’ll have a new mix CD too!

  • Bobby Miller III

    Saturday: Columbus Clippers’ Opening Day Pre-Party @ Betty’s Bar (435 W. Nationwide Blvd.) FREE to attend.

    The Washington Beach Bums play at 1:30PM
    Swimsuit Edition plays at 2:45PM
    Game is at 4:05PM

    PBR and food specials, giveaways (incl. a limited number of tix to the game). Should be a real fun time. RAIN OR SHINE