Tagged: Music

2011 Columbus Jazz and Rib Fest

July 26th, 2011

The 2011 Columbus Jazz and Rib Fest took place July 22-24, 2011 in the Arena District along Spring & Long Streets. The festival has been a summer tradition in Columbus since its founding in 1979. (5 photos)

People line up to get ribs at the 2011 Columbus Jazz and Rib Festival
The towering rib shacks set the scene for the Jazz and Rib Fest in the downtown Columbus Arena District along Spring and Long Streets on July 22, 2011. (Photo by: Nora McDonald/WOSU)

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Presents JazZoo: “Broadway to Hollywood”

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July 20th, 2011

Crowds of people came to JazZoo at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium’s Water’s Edge Events Park to watch the Columbus Jazz Orchestra perform. The theme of the concert on Friday, July 15 was “Broadway to Hollywood.” JazZoo is a four-part concert series with performances held Fridays at 8 p.m. from July 8 to August 12. (9 photos)

A Watching Crowd
A crowd watches the Columbus Jazz Orchestra perferm at JazZoo. (Photo by: Ally Marotti / WOSU)

Germain Amphitheater In Ruins

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July 8th, 2011

Germain Amphitheater (previously known as Polaris Amphitheater) closed in 2007 and has yet to find a buyer. Photographer Cary Whitt recently shot an exceptional series of photos documenting the current state of the buildings on the property, many of which have fallen into extreme decay. All photos (except the first) are by Cary Whitt and are used with permission. (8 Photos)

Germain Ampitheater main stage now covered in graffiti
The main stage of Germain Amphitheater which once hosted some of the biggest names in music for 20 to 30 shows a year now sits silent and graffiti covered. (Photo by: Cary Whitt)