Thursday, Jan. 10
Neal Francis, 7 p.m. at the Basement, 391 Neil Ave. The Chicago-based musician will be performing in Columbus for his latest tour stop, and will be joined by opening act the George Barrie Band. Tickets begin at $8 plus fees via Ticketmaster.
Cosi After Dark: Wizard School, 6 p.m. at COSI, 333 W. Broad St. Every Harry Potter fan will now get the opportunity to attend wizard school for a night and represent his or her favorite house at COSI After Dark: Wizard School. This event is for ages 21-plus, and lasts from 6-10 p.m. Different ticket packages for “Wizard School” can be found at cosi.org. Tickets begin at $14 for COSI members and $18 for the general public.
Friday, Jan. 11
Foxing, 7 p.m. at the Basement, 391 Neil Ave. The St. Louis-based indie rock band will be performing in Columbus for the latest stop on their tour. Fans can expect to hear some of the band’s most popular songs including “Night Channels,” “Slapstick” and “Gameshark,” and they will be joined by opening act, Retirement Party. Tickets begin at $15 plus fees via Ticketmaster.
Ohio RV and Boat Show, noon at Ohio Expo Center and State Fair, 717 E. 17th Ave. The annual largest boating show of its kind will return for its 39th year to an expected attendance of more than 20,000 people. This year, the expo will be adding ATVs, motorcycles and golf carts to the show, and vendors will be selling related products such as camping gear and equipment. It will last through Jan. 20 and general admission tickets are $14.
Saturday, Jan. 12
G Herbo, 7 p.m. at Newport Music Hall, 1722 N. High St. The Chicago-based rapper will be performing in Columbus this weekend, and fans can expect to hear songs such as “Who Run It,” “Bonjour” and “Swervo.” Tickets begin at $35 plus fees via Ticketmaster.
Round2Crew, 7 p.m. at the Basement, 391 Neil Ave. The Cincinnati-based pop/rap duo will be performing in Columbus this weekend. Known for their viral fame back in 2014, the duo will be performing songs including “Muse” and “Lifestyle.” Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door.
Sunday, Jan. 13
Charly Bliss, 6 p.m. at the Basement, 391 Neil Ave. The four-piece pop band will be in Columbus this weekend performing popular songs including “Heaven,” “Westermarck,” “Scare U” and “Percolator” and they will be joined by indie rock band, Active Bird Community. Tickets begin at $12 plus fees via Ticketmaster.
Ohio Home and Remodeling Show, 10 a.m. at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N. High St. For students looking for apartment or dorm room design inspiration, this show will help with home decor needs, and provide Ohio State students the opportunity to explore trends in decor and DIY projects this weekend. Tickets can be purchased online via the Ohio Home and Remodeling show website for $8 in advance or $10 at the door.