Whether you are looking to rock out, appreciate some art or pig out at a festival, The Lantern has you covered. Here you will find a heavily researched — but still tragically incomplete — list of happenings around Columbus next week. Click the title of any event for more info.

Please note: Admission prices are listed before taxes/fees.


Wednesday, Jan. 22

Slow Crush // Grivo // Lord Whorfin // Dandelion Hunter 7 p.m. at Spacebar ($10)

Slow Violence // Dead Hour Noise // Nerver // Leechwife 9 p.m. at Cafe Bourbon Street ($5)

Seven Short Stories 7 p.m. at Short North Stage (FREE)

Nadiem – Exception Tour 2020 7 p.m. at Skully’s Music-Diner ($15)

Thursday, Jan. 23

Shadow of Intent 6:30 p.m. at Ace of Cups ($16)

Backstage at the Lincoln: Priscilla Woodson & Friends 7 p.m. at Lincoln Theatre ($10)

Bombs Away! Comedy presents Joe DeRosa 8 p.m. at The Walrus ($15)

Pete Mills B3 4-TET 7:30 p.m. at The Blue Velvet Room ($5)

Derek DiCenzo Trio 6 p.m. at Natalie’s Grandview (FREE)

Beautiful Garbage: Cancel Culture 8 p.m. at Axis ($10)

Happy Hour w/ Arkansauce 6 p.m. at Woodlands Tavern (FREE with RSVP)

Friday, Jan. 24

Mouth Movements EP Release Show 7 p.m. at Big Room Bar ($10)

The Borders // Re: The Bamboo // Did I Hear Dare? // Gorilla Party 8 p.m. at The Summit Music Hall ($5)

Great Good Fine Ok 7 p.m. at The Basement ($13)

New Modern // Chartreuse Caboose 8 p.m. at Gaswerks (FREE)

Summer Camp Music Festival On The Road 7 p.m. at Woodlands Tavern ($10)

The Floorwalkers 11 p.m. at The Parlor ($30)

Unchained Music Showcase 9 p.m. at Classics Victory’s Live ($10)

92.3 WCOL Birthday Bash with Jon Pardi 6 p.m. at The Ohio Expo Center & State Fair ($25)

Cash Unchained: The Ultimate Johnny Cash Experience 7 p.m. at Newport Music Hall ($15)

The Big Badd 9:30 p.m. at Park Street Tavern (FREE)

Franc Aledia 9 p.m. at The Walrus (FREE)

The Receiver w/ Wyd // Henry Blaeser 9 p.m. at Rumba Cafe ($5)

Ill Gates: Liftoff Tour w/ Lancelott & Tripnotic 10:30 p.m. at Otherworld ($25)

LeBOOM 9 YR anniversary ft. Ghastly // Aweminus // Roevy 8 p.m. at Skully’s Music-Diner ($25)

Olivia Jean w/ Good Reverend & Corey Landis 8:30 p.m. at Ace of Cups ($12)

The Incomparable Street Fight Radio Variety Show 9 p.m. at Ruby Tuesday ($15)

Russian Winter Festival II: Exotic Masterpieces 7:30 p.m. at the Ohio Theatre through Saturday ($10)

Application Pending 8 p.m. at Riffe Center Theatre ($35)

Saturday, Jan. 25

CASA x Echo Studio Chinese New Year 6 p.m. at the Performance Hall Ohio Union (FREE)

Material Girls w/ DANA // Wasp Factory 6 p.m. at Dirty Dungarees Laundromat and Bar ($5)

Umphrey’s McGee w/ The New Deal 6 p.m. at Express Live! ($20)

Columbus Alive’s 2020 Bands to Watch 7 p.m. at Ace of Cups (FREE)

MojoFlo Single Release Party w/ Zoo Trippin’ 9 p.m. at The Summit Music Hall ($10)

Like Serpents, Like Doves // A Sense of Purpose // Outsider Heart 6 p.m. at Big Room Bar ($10)

Celestial Nights CD Release Show 8 p.m. at Ruby Tuesday ($5)

Just A Party Presents: Steady Rock 9 p.m. at The Forum ($8)

Dirt Monkey Primatology World Tour w/ Yheti // Sfam // Wolf-e-Wolf 9 p.m. at The Bluestone ($20)

Watch What Crappens 6 p.m. at Newport Music Hall ($26)

Secret Show 11 p.m. at Park Street Tavern ($5)

The Turbos // Coya Hill // Mystic Mamba 9 p.m. at Rumba Cafe ($10)

Wolves Not Men // Turtle Boat Trio // Turner Matthews 9 p.m. at Filament at The Vanderelli Room ($5)

Gene Bertoncini Trio w/ Tom Carroll 7 p.m. at Natalie’s Grandview ($20)

The Fête of Winter (WUVAL CD Release Show) 3 p.m. at Skully’s Music-Diner ($10)

High Water Drifters 3 p.m. at Wolf’s Ridge Brewing (FREE)

Monday, Jan. 27

Clibbus // Messrs // Torgo 7 p.m. at Dirty Dungarees Laundromat and Bar (FREE)

Cold War Kids w/ Overcoats 7 p.m. at Newport Music Hall ($26)

Monday Funday w/ Tony Monaco & Friends 8 p.m. at Woodlands Tavern (FREE with RSVP)

Tuesday, Jan. 28

Anastasia 7:30 p.m. at the Ohio Theatre through Sunday ($70)

Alien Dance Party: Bloodhype // KosmischeDroneBAND // BrainDumb 7 p.m. at Cafe Bourbon Street (FREE)

Bluesday Tuesday ft. Shaun Booker 7 p.m. at Brothers Drake Meadery (FREE)

Wayne Hancock 7 p.m. at Woodlands Tavern ($15)

Chuck Prophet: Solo, No Chaser Tour 8 p.m. at Natalie’s Grandview ($25)

Sirens 8 p.m. at Natalie’s Coal Fired Pizza ($10)


Wednesday, Jan. 22

Tang Yuan Workshop w/ TASA 8 p.m. at Scott House Kitchen (FREE with RSVP)

Thursday, Jan. 23

18th Street Brewery Night 6 p.m. at Bob’s Bar (FREE)

8 for $15 Wine Tasting 6 p.m. at Winans Chocolates + Coffees ($15)

Sushi 101: How to Make Your Own Sushi with Fusian 7 p.m. at Graduate Columbus ($22)

Extract: Intro to Espresso 6 p.m. at Mission Coffee Co. Annex ($35)

Saturday, Jan. 25

Souper Chili Cookoff 2020 5 p.m. at Art Outside the Lines ($10)

Winter Hogroast 3 p.m. at Pecan Penny’s ($20)

25th Annual Mozart Festival and Open House Noon at Mozart’s (FREE)

Sunday, Jan. 26

Snowbird Getaway: Tiki Beer Launch 4 p.m. at Watershed Kitchen & Bar (FREE)

Tuesday, Jan. 28

Champagne & French Fries tasting 5 p.m. at The Market Italian Village ($20)


Wednesday, Jan. 22

Will To Live Screening Party at Land-Grant Brewing Co. 6 p.m. at Land-Grant Brewing Company (FREE with RSVP)

Thursday, Jan. 23

Conversations & Coffee: Connie R. Campbell Noon at the Columbus Cultural Arts Center (FREE)

Diamonds, Squares and Triangles, quilts by Deborah Anderson 5 p.m. at Argo & Lehne Jewelers (FREE)

Far Tune 7 p.m. at Grandview Heights Public Library (FREE)

Creative Best 2019 Opening Exhibition 6:30 p.m. at The Center for Architecture and Design (FREE)

Friday, Jan. 24

I Am an Artist – Opening Reception 5 p.m. at Hammond Harkins Galleries (FREE)

Sunday, Jan. 26

2020 Grammy Party 6:30 p.m. at Grandview Theater & Drafthouse (FREE with RSVP)

Open Projector Night 8 p.m. at Cafe Bourbon Street (FREE)


Thursday, Jan. 23

Shabbat Candle Making 6 p.m. at Ohio State Hillel (FREE)

Dolly Parton’s Birthday Party 7 p.m. at Wild Cat’s Clubhouse ($25)

Building the Black Agenda 6 p.m. at Columbus Metropolitan Library (FREE with RSVP)

Sing for Snow Leopards! Conservation Karaoke Fundraiser 6:30 p.m. at The Daily Growler GVBD (FREE)

Friday, Jan 24

IGNITE The Capitol: Ohio 9 a.m. at the Ohio Statehouse ($10)

Saturday, Jan. 25

Harry Potter Day 10 a.m. at Platform Brewing Co (FREE)

The Great Skylarks Euchre Tournament 7 p.m. at Skylarks Toys & Comics ($25)

Official Umphrey’s After Party ft. Omega Moos 11 p.m. at Woodlands Tavern ($30)

Ladies 80s and More Throwback Saturdays Dance Party 8 p.m. at Skully’s Music-Diner (FREE)

Sunday, Jan. 26

Columbus Synth Club Jam / Hangout 5 p.m. at Kafe Kerouac (FREE)

Be In A Music Video 3 p.m. at The Shrunken Head (FREE with RSVP)

Monday, Jan. 27

Every Thing Creative 6 p.m. at Our Bar and Lounge (FREE with RSVP)

Board Game Drive Gift & Teach 5:30 p.m. at Kingmakers Columbus (FREE with RSVP)

True Crime Trivia 7 p.m. at BrewDog Franklinton (FREE)

Music as Labor; Music as Work – A Talk by Dr. Sonia Seeman 4 p.m. at 18th Avenue Library (FREE)