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Downtown Live Concert Series

Free Music. Food Trucks. Spirits.

Thursdays in July, 5:30-10:30pm

Presented by the Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District

Thursdays are the new Friday: DowntownLIVE is a chance to decompress from the work week and check out the local music scene. The world-class Columbus Bicentennial Pavilion at Columbus Commons plays host to free concerts that fire-up at 5:30pm.  You can warm-up for the night (or cool-off) at the house bar starting at 5pm. Thanks to the local improv group, Hashtag Comedy, for serving as our MC for this series.

Event Date  Opening Act #1   Opening Act #2  Main Act 
July 7 Crowd Sourced - TBD Osage The Spikedrivers
July 14 Simba Jordan Angela Perley & The Howlin' Moons The Floorwalkers
July 21 Donna Mogavero The Fabulous Johnson Brothers Conspiracy
July 28 Momentum-Excellence at the Speed of Dance Popgun Mojoflo



5:00pm Bar and food trucks open
5:30pm Opening act #1 (45 mins)
7:00pm Opening act #2 (75 mins)
9:00pm Main act (90 mins)

Food Truck Line Up

Food trucks will be on site starting and 5 pm. The complete food truck lineup will be announced at a later date. Tortilla and Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams will also be open near the carousel. Learn more>>

Downtown Live Rules

Blankets and chairs are welcome; please leave coolers at home. Beverage and food-truck concessions are available on site.

NEW! Downtown Live Marketplace

Columbus Commons and State & Third are partnering to offer the community an open-air marketplace during the Columbus Commons Downtown Live Concert Series featuring local craft, jewelry, book, clothing and art vendors. In order to be considered as a vendor at the Downtown Live Marketplace, please fill out the application here.