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Cloud City preview: Elijah Banks

Though the mantra of Cloud City is to feature artists that are under-represented, sometimes their curation aligns with in-place momentum. One such artist on their lineup is Elijah Banks. Elijah Banks has been slowly rising to prominence in Columbus, playing many a festival and recently playing direct support to Sarob, a ...

Cloud City preview: Fortune Orange

Coming up quick is a new festival in Columbus, Ohio called Cloud City. Following the development of this festival has opened my eyes to whole new side of the Columbus music scene that I was not aware of previously. One exception to that rule is Fortune Orange. Cloud City's booking this band was a very savvy move; they ...

Festival preview: Madden Road Micro Music Fest

One of the unexpected highlights of my summer last year was the humble Madden Road Music event, which takes place on the Dye Farm in rural Cable, OH. This event has so much potential. It was also the one of the most relaxing and therapeutic outdoor music events I've attended—possibly ever. Expect to drive out to a ...

Bewilderfest 2018: A preview

I've been saying for awhile now that small, niche festivals are the future. We aspire to keep our own Steadfast Festival at a certain level that is focused on intimacy, community, and music discovery. Cincinnati's Bewilderfest seems to be following similar aspirations, with the added bonus of putting the spotlight on craft ...

The World of Atlas Black 2018 – a recap

Words by Lieke Ruesink, Photos by Kayla Kreller The annual music and poetry festival, The World of Atlas Black, visited the city of Columbus last weekend. The event, hosted by poetry publishing company, Secret Midnight Press, took place at Skully’s. People traveled in from all over the country to see the magic that is ...

Festival Preview: Madden Road to bring a down to earth day of tunes and more

Do you ever read the news wish things were simpler? Or perhaps think the same after suffering from meme and clickbait fatigue? Madden Road Micro Music Festival might be able to take care of that. Their theme this year is simple and to the point - "a day off from life." Just ask Daniel Dye, a musician with humble roots ...

Fiction Forest Fest—a preview

We are so, so stoked to be sponsoring a festival for the first time ever that isn't our own! Of course, this event is put on by none other than funk-pop dudes Spirit of the Bear. I reviewed their full length, Fade Into Blue, some time ago, and it's catchy enough to groove to but also easy-listening enough to sit back and ...