Thursday, Feb. 22
COIN, 7 p.m. at Newport Music Hall, 1722 N. High St. The pop group brings its North American tour to Columbus with opener The Aces. Tickets are $20 plus fees via Ticketmaster.
TrismxTinder, 10 p.m. at Trism. The event will feature a live DJ, drink specials and prizes throughout the night. Guests who match on the Tinder app during the event will win a free drink on the house. Admission is free.
Friday, Feb. 23
Gary Allan, 7 p.m. at Express Live, 405 Neil Ave. The country music star will perform with Morgan Evans as part of the 92.3 WCOL 24th Birthday Bash. Tickets are $45 plus fees via Ticketmaster.
Guitars Not Guns, 7 p.m. at the Big Room Bar, 1036 S. Front St. Local bands, including the Shelby Love Brothers and Orcs of Love, will perform as part of the event benefiting Guitars Not Guns Central Ohio, a nonprofit that works to provide guitar lessons to at-risk youth. Tickets are $10 at the door.
Saturday, Feb. 24
Cedric Gervais, 9 p.m. at Dahlia Bar and Lounge, 147 Vine St. The French DJ known for his acclaimed remix of Lana Del Rey’s “Summertime Sadness” will perform with opener Corrupt. Tickets are $10 plus fees via Eventbrite.
Nora En Pure, 9 p.m. at Trism. The South African-Swiss DJ brings her talents to campus. Tickets are $10 via Eventbrite. The event is 21 and over.
Sunday, Feb. 25
Arts Fest pop-up, 10 a.m. at the Ohio Expo Center and State Fair, 717 E. 17th Ave. The Columbus Arts Festival’s first-ever pop-up makes its debut at the Dispatch Spring Home and Garden Show this weekend. The event will feature local artists working on a variety of mediums, as well as live demos. Tickets are $10 at the door.