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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 ...

An event to remember, The Secret World of Atlas Black, returns to Columbus

Words: Lieke Ruesink If you’re in Columbus in August, you’re in luck. Publisher Secret Midnight Press is not just organizing a poetry event, but creating an entire weekend filled with magic. From an album release show to a cat gallery, nothing is too crazy for creatives Jesse Cale and Ashley Dun. Secret Midnight ...

Steadfast 2018 announces lineup

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuned Up Announces Artists and New Location for Third Annual Steadfast Festival Columbus, OH January 2nd, 2018: Tuned Up has announced artists and a new location for its third annual Steadfast Festival, due to take place at Strongwater on Saturday, March 3rd. Boasting 12 bands, many of ...

Humans of Bunbury: A Portrait Series

Photos and words by Samantha Skapin When you attend a three day music festival, the festival grounds start to feel like it's own little world. There's amazing food (like Sriracha mac and cheese and lemonade which was basically my Bunbury diet), interesting fashion trends, and of course the interesting people that come ...

That moment a certain Clique leader does karaoke of his own song…

We're not one to do click-bait stuff normally, but we couldn't pass this up. Next month is going to be wild in Tuned Up's hometown. Because it's Twenty One Pilots' Tour De Columbus. Word on the street is folks are flying in from all over the country, and even a few from abroad, for this unique week of Skeleton Clique ...

THE ONGOING CONCEPT CONCERT PREVIEW

It is rare for us here at Tuned Up to preview a show. We typically will preview a festival or an event of sorts. That is something I am going to work on in 2017. Simply because there are bands/shows that don’t get the coverage they deserve. As one that strives to write about artists that are somewhat unknown and don’t get ...

THAT SHIP’S SAILED EP RELEASE SHOW PREVIEW

One the most common questions I am asked by family and friends is why Columbus, OH. Out of all the places I could have chosen to live, I chose here. Not only that but I moved away and came back two years later. First, it’s cold as poop here and it snows, (I’m from south Georgia), second it’s far from home, and last ...