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What’s Up: Live music and concerts among list of things to do this week in Columbus

Thursday, August 6

  • Ohio State Fair, (runs through Aug. 9) 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. at The Ohio Expo Center & State Fair. 717 E. 17th Ave. The fair offers rides, food stands, exhibits and live music. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and children 5-12 years old. http://ohiostatefair.com/
  • Food Truck Food Court, (every Thursday through September) 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Columbus Commons. 160 S. High St. Free admission, 10 food trucks to purchase from. http://columbuscommons.org/happenings/food-trucks/
  • Free Pool with Student I.D. (every Tuesday and Thursday), 2 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. at Suzi-Cue, 1950 N. 4th St. http://suzi-cue.com/index.php/news-events
  • Thirsty Thursday & Karaoke, 5 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. at Oldfield’s North Fourth Tavern. 1571 N. 4th St. Karaoke and $3 Long Islands and Pabst Blue Ribbon tall boys. http://www.oldfieldsosu.com/events
  • COSI After Dark, 5:30 to 10 p.m. at COSI. 333 W. Broad St. Tickets are $14 in advance, $16 at the door and $10 for members. This event features beer tastings and information on the science of brewing. http://www.cosi.org/families/adults/category/cosi-after-dark
  • Easton Farmers Market, 4 to 7 p.m. at Easton Town Square. 160 Easton Town Center. Admission is free. Visitors can enjoy fresh, Ohio-grown produce. http://www.eastontowncenter.com/listing/agenttype/view/propertyid/343/easton-farmers-market–events.aspx
  • Guns N’ Hoses, doors open at 6 p.m. at LC Pavilion. 405 Neil Ave. Featuring Simba Jordan and BooneDog. Tickets starting at $28.10 through Ticketmaster, fees included. http://www.promowestlive.com/events/1063
  • Live music, starting at 8 p.m. at Rumba Cafe. 2507 Summit St. Featuring Beach Slang, Kyle Sowashes and The Easy Pieces. Tickets are $12 through Ticketweb, fees included. Under 21 pays additional $2 at the door. http://columbusrumbacafe.com/
  • Live music, doors open at 8 p.m., show starts at 9 p.m. at Brothers Drake Meadery. 26 E. 5th Ave. Featuring Fever Fever and Clemency.  Admission is $5. https://www.facebook.com/events/1644931612395455/
  • Live music, starting at 9:30 p.m. at Ace of Cups. 2619 N. High St. Featuring Boxing, Swells and Giraffes? Giraffes!. http://aceofcupsbar.com/

Friday, August 7

  • Fitness Yoga, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Easton Town Square. 160 Easton Town Center. Admission is free and is open to ages 13 and up. Already stressing out about summer classes? Avoid those forehead wrinkles that college brings and practice your downward-facing dog. http://www.eastontowncenter.com/listing/agenttype/view/propertyid/344/fitness-yoga–events.aspx
  • Ohio State Fair, (runs through Aug. 9) 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. at The Ohio Expo Center & State Fair. 717 E. 17th Ave. The fair offers rides, food stands, exhibits and live music. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and children 5-12 years old. http://ohiostatefair.com/
  • Oklahoma Joe’s Pulled Pork (every Friday), 5 p.m. at Ruby Tuesday. 1978 Summit St. Every Friday night Ruby’s cooks its signature pulled pork in a smoker outside the bar.
    http://www.rubytuesdaylive.com/
  • Under The Sun Tour, doors open at 5:30 p.m. at LC Pavilion. 405 Neil Ave. Featuring Sugar Ray, Better Than Ezra, Uncle Kracker and Eve 6. Tickets are $33.60 through Ticketmaster, fees included. http://underthesuntour.com/
  • We Are Harlot, doors open at 7 p.m. at The Basement. 391 Neil  Ave. Opening artists include Satellite Flight and Triad Eternal. Tickets are $13.42 through Ticketmaster, fees included. http://www.weareharlot.com/
  • Blackstreet & Dru Hill, starts at 8 p.m. at the Celeste Center. 717 East 17th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43211. Blackstreet & Dru Hill will be performing as one of the attractions offered at this year’s Ohio State Fair. Tickets are $32.75 through Ticketmaster, fees included. See this and other concerts at http://ohiostatefair.com/concerts/
  • Live music, doors open at 9 p.m., show starts at 10 p.m. at Brothers Drake Meadery. 26 E. 5th Ave. Featuring The Cordial Sins, Friendly Faux and Fine Animal. Fine Animal was featured previously as Columbus’ Own. 21 years old and up. Admission is $5. https://www.facebook.com/events/1469418556689346/
  • Live music, starting at 9 p.m. at Ace of Cups. 2619 N. High St. Featuring Discrow, Fever Nest, Tombstalker and Locusta. http://aceofcupsbar.com/
  • Live music, starting at 10 p.m. at Rumba Cafe. 2507 Summit St. Featuring Mandy Cook, Sam Van Meter and Leah Bowman. Tickets are $12 through Ticketweb, fees included. Under 21 pays additional $2 at the door. http://columbusrumbacafe.com/

Saturday, August 8

  • Weekend Brunch, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Every Saturday and Sunday) at Ethyl and Tank. 19 E. 13th Ave. Offers an expanded breakfast menu and a self-serve bloody mary bar. http://www.ethylandtank.com/
  • Ohio State Fair, (runs through Aug. 9) 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. at The Ohio Expo Center & State Fair. 717 E. 17th Ave. The fair offers rides, food stands, exhibits and live music. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and children 5-12 years old. http://ohiostatefair.com/
  • Peter Frampton & Cheap Trick, starts at 8 p.m. at the Celeste Center. 717 East 17th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43211. Peter Frampton & Cheap Trick will be performing as one of the attractions offered at this year’s Ohio State Fair. Tickets are $32.75 through Ticketmaster, fees included. See this and other concerts at http://ohiostatefair.com/concerts/
  • Live music, starting at 7 p.m. at Rumba Cafe. 2507 Summit St. Featuring Birdcloud, Skunky Precious and Little Biscuit. Tickets are $12 through Ticketweb, fees included. Under 21 pays additional $2 at the door. http://columbusrumbacafe.com/
  • Moonlight Market, 8 to 11 p.m. Gay St. Downtown. This event offers a selection of beverages, food, live music and art. Admission is free. https://www.facebook.com/events/1583569391857091/
  • Live Music, starting at 9:30 p.m. at Ace of Cups. 2619 N. High St. Featuring Brat Curse, Excrementals and F— You Idiot. http://aceofcupsbar.com/

Sunday, August 9

Monday, August 10

  • Meatless Mondays, 4 to 7 p.m., Whole Foods Market, 1555 W. Lane Ave. Admission is $8. Offers a variety of meatless foods. http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/events?store=1995281
  • Die Antwoord, doors open at 6:30 p.m. at LC Pavilion. 405 Neil Ave. Tickets starting at $35.60 through Ticketmaster, fees included. http://www.dieantwoord.com/
  • EDITORS’ PICK: Brandon Flowers, doors open at 7 p.m. at Newport Music Hall. 1722 N. High St. Opening artist is Rey Pila. Tickets starting at $33.60 through Ticketmaster, fees included. http://www.brandonflowersmusic.com/
  • Live music, starting at 8 p.m. at Rumba Cafe. 2507 Summit St. Featuring Christopher Paul Stelling. Tickets are $12 through Ticketweb, fees included. Under 21 pays additional $2 at the door. http://columbusrumbacafe.com/
  • Live music, starting at 8:30 p.m at Ace of Cups. 2619 N. High St. Featuring Hateflirt, Comrade Question, J Fernandez and Ezra Furman. http://aceofcupsbar.com/
  • Nerd Night, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Ruby Tuesday. 1978 Summit St. Admission is $1 for 18 years and older. Ruby Tuesday offers nerdcore DJ’s, bands, movie showings and video game exhibitions. http://nerdnight.animepunch.org/
  • SoundOFF After-Party Series, doors open at 10 p.m. at A&R Music Bar. 391 Neil Ave. Featuring DJ Lance of CD102.5’s The Remix. Admission is free. https://www.facebook.com/events/715352601923976/

Tuesday, August 11

Wednesday, August 12

To find more things to do in Columbus, visit thelantern.com/events.