Thursday, Sept. 13
Cody Jinks, 7 p.m. at Express Live, 405 Neil Ave. The Texas-based country singer will be performing in Columbus this weekend joined by opening act, Nikki Lane. Fans can expect to hear Jinks perform songs like “Loud and Heavy” and “Must Be the Whiskey.” Tickets begin at $35 plus fees via Ticketmaster.
Ripe, 8 p.m. at The Basement, 391 Neil Ave. The Boston-based, seven-piece band will be performing in Columbus this weekend, and will be joined by opening act, The Brook & The Bluff. Tickets begin at $12 plus fees via Ticketmaster.
Friday, Sept. 14
Columbus Caribbean Festival, 4 p.m. at The Scioto Mile, Civic Center Drive. The second annual Caribbean Festival returns to Columbus to celebrate the culture and heritage of the Caribbean islands. The festival takes place all weekend and will include food, dancing, a Bob Marley tribute and a Carnival experience featuring reggae, dancehall and soca music. Admission is free for all.
Kevin Hart, 7 p.m. at Nationwide Arena, 200 W. Nationwide Blvd. The world-renowned comedian and actor who’s starred in movies like “Ride Along,” “Central Intelligence” and “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” will be performing in Columbus this weekend for the latest stop on his “Irresponsible” tour. Tickets begin at $38 plus fees via Ticketmaster.
Saturday, Sept. 15
Kathy Griffin, 8 p.m at Ohio Theatre, 39 E. State St. The controversial comedian and actor will return to Columbus as part of her “Laugh Your Head Off” world tour. Her set will feature criticism of everything in pop culture, from the Kardashians to politics. Tickets begin at $28 plus fees via Ticketmaster.
Eubie, 8 p.m. at Lincoln Theatre, 769 E. Long St. As part of central Ohio’s celebration of the Harlem Renaissance Centennial, the production that debuted on Broadway in 1978 will be in Columbus through the weekend, and will feature music from jazz musician Eubie Blake. Tickets begin at $40 plus fees via Ticketmaster.
Sunday, Sept. 16
Gary Numan, 7 p.m. at Newport Music Hall, 1722 N. High St. The London-based singer will be in Columbus this weekend for the latest stop on his The “Second Savage” tour. Fans of Numan, whose career spans decades, can expect to hear songs like “Cars” and “My Name Is Ruin.” Tickets begin at $23 plus fees via Ticketmaster.
Aaron Diehl, 7 p.m. at Lincoln Theatre, 769 E. Long St. The famed jazz pianist will be in Columbus this weekend for an intimate night of music. Tickets begin at $26.50 plus fees via Ticketmaster.