We know you're busy, so here's a little help planning your week


Flogging Molly plays Sunday at Crew Stadium after the Crew take on the Portland Timbers. Admission is included with your ticket to the game.


THURSDAY

Acoustic

Hamilton 's Pub & Patio, 4866 Thompson Rd. , Gahanna. 614-775-0007. 7-11 p.m. Free. Chris Logsdon Live.

Classical/Opera

Otterbein University, 1 S. State St., Westerville. 614-332-8689. 10th Annual Creative Strings Festival.

Dance/Electronic

Evolution Social Lounge, 5610 Hall Rd., West Side. 614-465-2496. 8 p.m. Ladies Night.

Jazz

Dick's Den, 2417 N. High St., Campus. 614-268-9573. $4. The Creative Strings Festival.

Pop/Rock

Gatsby's, 151 N. Hamilton Rd., Gahanna. 614-476-0088. 8 p.m. Heindog & Stadz.

Rumba Cafe, 2507 Summit St., Campus. 614-268-1841. 9 p.m. Vitek, Flotation Walls.

Skully's Music Diner, 1151 N. High St., Short North. 614-291-8856. 9 p.m. Ladies '80s & More.

R&B/Soul/Funk

Hollywood Casino, 200 Georgesville Rd., West Side. 614-308-3333. 7-11 p.m. Free. Controversy.

FRIDAY

Acoustic

Adobe Gila's, 3978 Easton Station, Easton. 614-418-7134. 8:30 p.m. Free. Chris Logsdon Live!.

Classical/Opera

Otterbein University, 1 S. State St., Westerville. 614-332-8689. 10th Annual Creative Strings Festival.

Folk

Friendship Park, 150 Oklahoma Ave., Gahanna. 614-342-4250. 7-9 p.m. Free. Gahanna Summer Concert Series Music in the Park.

Jazz

Brazenhead Pub, 1027 W. Fifth Ave., Grandview. 614-737-3738. 8-10 p.m. Ukelele Cowboy.

Dick's Den, 2417 N. High St., Campus. 614-268-9573. $4. The Creative Strings Festival.

Grove City Hall, 4035 Broadway, Grove City. 614-277-3050. 7-8:30 p.m. Free. Grove City Summer Sizzle Concert Series.

Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse, 1615 Old Henderson Rd., Upper Arlington. 614-442-3310. 7:30-10:30 p.m. Free. Dave DeWitt with Derek DiCenzo & Aaron Scott.

Pop/Rock

Gatsby's , 151 N. Hamilton Rd., Gahanna. 614-476-0088. 6-9 p.m. AJ Angelo.

Nike Sports Lounge, 2165 Hilliard-Rome Rd., Hilliard. 614-771-6116. Steve Menda.

Park Street Tavern, 501 Park St., Arena District. 614-221-4099. 9 p.m. Bob Ras.

Roop Brothers Bar, 17 N. Union St., Delaware. 740-369-0643. 9 p.m. Free. Kreis, Ross & Hooff.

Rumba Cafe, 2507 Summit St., Campus. 614-268-1841. 9 p.m. Red Feathers, Sex Tide, Pegasister.

The LC Pavilion, 405 Neil Ave., 614-461-5483 . 6 p.m. $39.75 advance; $42 day of.

Barenaked Ladies and Ben Folds Five.

Three-Legged Mare, 401 N. Front St., Arena District. 614-222-4950. 9 p.m. Free. Grateful Lovers.

R&B/Soul/Funk

Bethel Road Pub, 1375 Bethel Rd., Northwest Side. 614-459-9987. 9 p.m. Chubby Cox.

SATURDAY

Acoustic

Brazenhead Pub, 1027 W. Fifth Ave., Grandview. 614-737-3738. 8-10 p.m. Ruvane.

Bluegrass

Dick's Den, 2417 N. High St., Campus. 614-268-9573. $4. The Relentless Mules.

Classical/Opera

Columbus Commons , 160 S. High St., Downtown. 614-228-8600. 8 p.m. $29.20-$98.35, children 13 and under $10.60. Columbus Symphony Orchestra.

Country

Grove City Hall, 4035 Broadway , Grove City. 614-277-3050. 7-8:30 p.m. Free. Grove City Summer Sizzle Concert Series.

Dance/Electronic

Ace of Cups, 2619 N. High St., North Campus. 614-262-6001. 9 p.m. $3. Heatwave!

Madrid, 185 N. High St., Downtown. 614-607-6376. 9:30 p.m. $5. Quality.

Skully's Music Diner, 1151 N. High St., Short North. 614-291-8856. 9 p.m. $5, ladies 18-20 $10. Skully's Gallery Hop Dance Party.

Pop/Rock

Bethel Road Pub, 1375 Bethel Rd., Northwest Side. 614-459-9987. 9 p.m. Plow Horse, New Realization, 7th Day Saint, Rosalie's Lucid Dream, Telegram LandShark.

Columbus Commons, 160 S. High St., Downtown. 614-228-8600. 6 p.m. $23-$25 adults; $8 children 3-14; free, two and under. Picnic with the Pops: Kansas.

Crown Sports Lounge, 507 Lazelle Rd., Polaris. 614-846-1122. 9:30 p.m. No Cover. The Jack.

Hollywood Casino, 200 Georgesville Rd, 614-308-3333. 8-9 p.m. Free. DJ Chris O.

Groveport Town Hall, 648 Main St., Groveport. 614-836-3333. 9:30-11 a.m. Free. Coffeehouse.

Nike Sports Lounge, 2165 Hilliard-Rome Rd., Hilliard. 614-771-6116. 1 p.m. $3. Battle of the Bands.

Park Street Tavern, 501 Park St., Arena District. 614-221-4099. 9 p.m. Funky G.

Ross County Fairgrounds, 344 Fairgrounds Rd, 937-369-3693. 7:30-10:30 p.m. $25 VIP; $15 general admission; $5 kids 3-12; free 2 and under. Jake and Elwood's Blues Revue, Parrots of the Caribbean benefiting Wounded Warrior Project.

Rumba Cafe, 2507 Summit St., Campus. 614-268-1841. 9 p.m. Erica Hughes and The Well Mannered, Bum Wealthy.

Three-Legged Mare, 401 N. Front St., Arena District. 614-222-4950. 9 p.m. No Cover . Freebooters.

The Tree Bar, 887 Chambers Rd., Campus. 614-946-6016. 9 p.m. $5 . The Magnumb Opus, Playing to Vapors, JFK Didn't Even See It Coming.

R&B/Soul/Funk

Hollywood Casino, 200 Georgesville Rd., West Side. 614-308-3333. 9-10 p.m. Free. Ohio Players.

SUNDAY

Acoustic

Hamilton 's Pub & Patio, 4866 Thompson Rd., Gahanna. 614-775-0007. 7:30-11 p.m. Free. Chris Logsdon Live.

Experimental

Double Happiness, 482 S. Front St., Brewery District. 614-220-5558. 9 p.m. $5. SHVS, Crown Larks, The Sweet S, Golden Death Music.

Jazz

Dick's Den, 2417 N. High St., Campus. 614-268-9573. Nicole Rochelle.

Scioto Park Amphitheatre, 7377 Riverside Dr., Dublin. 614-889-7444. 7 p.m. Swing's the Thing.

Pop/Rock

Crew Stadium, 1 Black and Gold Blvd., North Side. 614-447-2739. Included in the price of the ticket for the game. Pummel Portland with Flogging Molly.

R&B/Soul/Funk

Hollywood Casino, 200 Georgesville Rd., West Side. 614-308-3333. 2-6 p.m. Free. Arnett Howard Band.

Blues

The Dolphin Lounge, 345 Agler Rd., Gahanna. 614-475-9944. 9 p.m. Free. Blues Jam with Mike Dudley.

MONDAY

Acoustic

Liberty Tavern, 50 S. Liberty St., Powell. 614-825-0500. 7:30-10:30 p.m. Free. Tim and Clark of Hat Trick.

Jazz

Park Street Tavern, 501 Park St., Arena District. 614-221-4099. 8 p.m. Jazz Jam Session.

Pop/Rock

Bossy Grrl's Pin Up Joint, 2598 N. High St., Campus. 614-725-5402. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Bootleg Happy Hour with Buckles & Boots.

Grandview Heights Public Library, 1685 W. First Ave., Grandview. 614-486-2951. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Music in the Park: Agent 99.

WEDNESDAY

Acoustic

The Greek Star Restaurant, 1276 Hill Road N., Pickerington. 614-648-2505. 6 p.m. Free. Sidekicks.

Blues

Roop Brothers Bar, 17 N. Union St., Delaware. 740-369-0643. 8:30 p.m. Free. MojoKings.

Hip-Hop/Rap

Schottenstein Center, 555 Borror Dr., Campus. 800-273-6201. 7:30 p.m. Bruno Mars with Ellie Goulding.

Jazz

Boudins Jazz Bistro, 6064 Channingway Blvd., Reynoldsburg. 614-622-7967. 7-10 p.m. JAzLab.

Dick's Den, 2417 N. High St., Campus. 614-268-9573. Jim Castoe.

Easton Town Square, 60 Easton Town Center, Easton. 614-416-7100. 6-9 p.m. Free. Sounds on the Town Jazz Concert Series.

Eleven, 569 N. High St., Short North. 614-225-9611. 7-10 p.m. Free. Dave DeWitt with Derek DiCenzo & Aaron Scott.

Pies Gourmet Pizza Bistro, 7601 E. Main St., Reynoldsburg. 614-863-5600. 7-10 p.m. Dave DeWitt, Derek DiCenzo, Aaron Scott.

Pop/Rock

Rumba Cafe, 2507 Summit St., Campus. 614-268-1841. 9 p.m. Tedo Stone, Micah Schnabel.

Trabue Tavern, 3582 Trabue Rd., West Side. 614-487-0667. 6-10 p.m. Free. Piano Jams with Brandon.