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5 top music events in Columbus this weekend

The Bluestone. | Photo: Hank S./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on April 11, 2019.

If you love live music, there's no time like the present when it comes to getting out and about in Columbus. From hip hop to gospel to country, here are the local shows worth checking out this weekend.

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Tyler Farr Concert WSG Josh Phillips

Fans of all ages are welcome to attend this concert by country music artist Tyler Farr as he performs songs from his two albums, "Redneck Crazy" and "Suffer in Peace." The opening act is Josh Phillips. 

When: Friday, April 12, 7-11:30 p.m.
Where: The Bluestone, 583 E. Broad St.
Admission: $30
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KOLARS Concert WSG Brett Newski

Billed on their Facebook page as performing "desert disco" and "glam-a-billy," KOLARS features Rob Kolar on vox and guitar and Lauren Brown on drums. Milwaukee-based songwriter and musician Brett Newski joins them on tour.

When: Friday, April 12, 8-11 p.m.
Where: Big Room Bar, 1036 S. Front St.
Admission: $10
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Darren Thomas' Forgiven: A Contemporary Gospel Oratorio

Conductor Darren Thomas premieres his new oratorio, which has been compared to Handel's "Messiah" and features vocalists from all across the United States. Attendees will hear songs from a variety of genres, including Caribbean, Gospel, Broadway and Neo-Classical. Thomas is a respected composer and musician who has performed around the country and the world, even being invited to perform at The White House.

When: Saturday, April 13, 6-8:30 p.m.
Where: Ohio Dominican University, Matesich Concert Hall, 1216 Sunbury Road
Admission: $15-$20
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Get Up & Groove Featuring Stephen Spottswood

Plan to attend this concert at The Pelican Room, which is found in the basement of Side Bar Restaurant featuring musician Stephen Spottswood. Spottswood plays the viola and, at only 23 years of age, is the Director of the Urban Strings Columbus Youth Orchestra. 

When: Saturday, April 13, 7-10 p.m.
Where: The Pelican Room, 122 E. Main St.
Admission: $10-$15; more ticket options available.
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Rich Regal Birthday Bash Featuring Lil Wyte

Join in this birthday bash for hip hop recording artist Rich Regal. His Facebook page describes him as a musician performing music in all areas of hip hop, ranging from dub step to hick hop. U.S.-based rapper Lil Wyte will also perform. Ages 18 and over only. 

When: Saturday, April 13, 7-11:30 p.m.
Where: Alarosa Villa, 5055 Sinclair Road
Admission: $15
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