Music listings for the coming week. We know you're busy, so here's a little help planning your fun.


Future will appear with Drake and Miguel in what figures to be one of the week's best concerts. Photo courtesy of Future.

THURSDAY

Acoustic

Natalie's Coal-Fired Pizza & Live Music, 5601 N. High St., 614-436-2625. 9-11 p.m. $5. Songwriter Showcase: Mark "Brink" Brinkman, RJ Cowdery, BeJae Fleming.

Country

The Bluestone, 583 E. Broad St., Downtown. 614-884-4646. 7 p.m. $15 Advance, $20 Day of Show. David Allan Coe.

Dance/Electronic

Diesel Club Lounge Columbus, 51 Vine St., Arena District. 614-407-4122. 10 p.m. Thumpin' Thursdays.

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

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

Jazz

Dick's Den, 2417 N. High St., Campus. 614-268-9573. $4. Colin Lazarski.

Pop/Rock

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

Little Rock Bar, 944 N. Fourth St., Short North. 614-824-5602. 8 p.m. Free. Swank DJs Present: Black Gold.

Verne's On 161 Restaurant and Lounge, 2365 Dublin Granville Rd., North Side. 614-794-7177. 6-10 p.m. Live Music Showcase.

FRIDAY

Holiday

Northland Performing Arts Center, 4411 Tamarack Blvd. North side. 419-366-0594. 8 p.m. $20. Vaud-Villities Productions: Under the Mistletoe.

St James' Episcopal Church, 3400 Calumet St., Clintonville. 614-448-6258. 7-9 p.m. $10 suggested donation. The Magpie Consort: Christmas in the New World.

Acoustic

Kitamu Coffee, 3221 Hilliard Rome Rd., Hilliard. 740-975-0888. 8 p.m. $10, $5 with a toy donation. Timbre Acoustic Christmas Tour.

Celtic/Irish

Fado Irish Pub & Restaurant, 4022 Townsfair Way. Easton. (614) 354-2180. 9 p.m.- 12 a.m. Wohlwend & Moore.

Classical/Opera

Southern Theatre, 21 E. Main St., Downtown. 614-464-0066. 7 p.m. ProMusica Chamber Orchestra: Messiah Sing-Along.

Country

J. Lindsay's, 5453 Bethel Sawmill Center, Dublin. 614-214-5078. 9 p.m. Free. Rockin' Country Night with DJ Cowboy James.

Dance/Electronic

Diesel Club Lounge Columbus, 51 Vine St., Arena District. 614-561-0123. 10 p.m. Free until 12 a.m. Friday Night Ignition.

Hip-Hop/Rap

King Avenue Live at King Avenue 5, 945 King Ave., Grandview. 614-859-9838. 10 p.m. Free before 11 p.m., $3 afterwards. #ALLTHAT90s: Columbus First Interactive Dance Party.

Nationwide Arena, 200 W. Nationwide Blvd., Arena District. 614-246-2000. 7 p.m. $49.75-$99.75. Drake with Miguel, Future.

Jazz

Dick's Den, 2417 N. High St., Campus. 614-268-9573. $4. Dan White.

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

Kroger, 150 W. Sycamore St., Brewery District. 614-570-5669. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Luxury Brown Lite Trio Featuring Meredith Evans.

Pop/Rock

Bossy Grrl's Pin Up Joint, 2598 N. High St., North Campus. 614-725-5402. 9 p.m. Free. Obsolete.

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

India Oak Grill, 590 Oakland Park Ave., Clintonville. 614-261-9355. 9 p.m. The Bughounds.

Kobo, 2590 N. High St., (614) 784-0477. 9-11:59 p.m. $6bux. The Saturday Giant, Muscle Worship, Domes.

Mulligan's Sports Pub, 8743 Smoky Row Rd., Powell. 614-798-0700. 8-11 p.m. Lydia Brownfield, Jeff Dalrymple.

Rafters Bar and Grill, 4404 Indianola Ave., Clintonville. 614-263-2120. 9 p.m. Free. Jovial Flow Christmas Show with Tusq & Bluegrass & Nater.

Woodlands Tavern, 1200 W. Third Ave., Grandview. 614-299-4987. $10 advance, $13 day of. Cornmeal.

Bethel Road Pub, 1375 Bethel Rd., 614-459-9987. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. $3. Second Season.

Eldorado's Food & Spirits, 4968 N High St, Clintonville. 614-785-0030. 9 p.m. Free. Blue West.

Verne's On 161 Restaurant and Lounge, 2365 Dublin Granville Rd., North Side. 614-794-7177. 6-10 p.m. Live Music Showcase.

R&B/Soul/Funk

Natalie's Coal-Fired Pizza & Live Music, 5601 N. High St., 614-436-2625. 10-11:59 p.m. $8. Phil Clark and the Soul.

Verne's On 161 Restaurant & Lounge, 2365 Dublin Granville Road, 614-547-9040. 7 p.m.-2:30 a.m. THE MIX Hosted @Vernes on 161.

SATURDAY

Family

Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St., Westerville. 614-882-7277 ext. 5006. 11-11:30 a.m. The Singing Cellist.

Classical/Opera

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 E. Broad St., East Side. 614-715-8000. 2 p.m. Free with admission. Music at the Conservatory: Capital University Ensemble.
Holiday

Lincoln Theatre, 769 E. Long St., East Side. 614-769-1147. 7-11 p.m. $10-$35. Music Loves Ohio Presents: "A Not So Silent Night."

North Congregational United Church of Christ, 2040 Henderson Rd., Upper Arlington. 614-448-6258. 7-9 p.m. $10 suggested donation. The Magpie Consort: Christmas in the New World.

Northland Performing Arts Center, 4411 Tamarack Blvd., 419-366-0594. 8 p.m. $20. Vaud-Villities Productions: Under the Mistletoe.

Pontifical College Josephinum, 7625 N. High St., 614-464-0066. 5:30 p.m. ProMusica Chamber Orchestra: A Classical Holiday

Battelle Fine Arts Center, Otterbein University, 170 W. Park St., Westerville. 614-899-9000. 8 p.m. $25. Westerville Symphony: Sounds of the Season.

Acoustic

Natalie's Coal-Fired Pizza & Live Music, 5601 N. High St., Clintonville. 614-436-2625. 9-11 p.m. $15. An Evening with Verlon Thompson.

Classical/Opera

Galleria Evangelia, 4269 N. High St., Clintonville. 614-354-6557. 7-9 p.m. $10. Liz Fullakis.

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 E. Broad St., East Side. 614-715-8000. 2 p.m. Free with admission. Music at the Conservatory: Capital University Ensemble.

Country

The Midland Theatre, 36 N. Park Pl., 740-345-5483. 8-10:30 p.m. $35-$55. John Berry Christmas Concert.

Dance/Electronic

Diesel Club Lounge Columbus, 51 Vine St., Arena District. 614-407-4122. 10 p.m. Free before midnight. Saturday Night Heat.

Jazz

Dick's Den, 2417 N. High St., Campus. 614-268-9573. $4. Jon Coleman.

Java Central, 20 S. State St. Suite B, Westerville. 614-839-0698. 7-10 p.m. Free. Shane: Holiday Show.

Pop/Rock

Crown Sports Pub, 6493 E. Main St., Reynoldsburg. 614-367-9319. 9 p.m. Free. The Jack.

India Oak Grill, 590 Oakland Park Ave., Clintonville. 614-261-9355. 9 p.m. The Moonbats.

Bethel Road Pub, 1375 Bethel Rd., 614-459-9987. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. DJ.

Crown Sports Lounge, 511 Lazelle Rd., Westerville. 614-846-1122. Free. ANSWER:42.

Eldorado's Food & Spirits, 4968 N. High St., Clintonville. 614-785-0030. 9 p.m. Free. Dexter Wesley.

Roop Brothers Bar, 17 N. Union St., Delaware. 740-369-0643. midnight Vinntage.

Verne's On 161 Restaurant and Lounge, 2365 Dublin Granville Rd., North Side. 614-794-7177. 6-10 p.m. Live Music Showcase.

Woodlands Tavern, 1200 W. Third Ave., Grandview. 614-299-4987. 8 p.m. $10. The Ark Band, SHRUB, Bum Wealthy.

SUNDAY

Holiday

First Unitarian Universalist, 93 W. Weisheimer Rd., (614)327-8854. 7-9 p.m. no admission. First UU Holiday Concert.

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 E. Broad St., East Side. 614-715-8000. 2 p.m. Free with admission. Music at the Conservatory: Broad Street Hand Bell Choir.

Majestic Theatre Inc, 45 E. Second St., 800-413-4118. 7:30-10 p.m. $28-$100. John Berry: The Hits and Christmas Show.

Northland Performing Arts Center, 4411 Tamarack Blvd., 419-366-0594. 2:30 p.m. $20. Vaud-Villities Productions: Under the Mistletoe.

Ohio Wesleyan University, Gray Chapel, 61 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. 740-362-1799. 4:30 p.m. Central Ohio Symphony: Holiday Concert.

Southern Theatre, 21 E. Main St., Downtown. 614-464-0066. 7 p.m. ProMusica Chamber Orchestra: A Classical Holiday

Acoustic

Natalie's Coal-Fired Pizza & Live Music, 5601 N. High St., 614-436-2625. 8-10 p.m. $20. David Grier with Adam Schlenker.

Celtic/Irish

The Grand Valley Dale Ballroom, 1590 Sunbury Rd., North Side. 614-223-3093. 2 p.m. $13.75-$27.50. CityMusic Columbus: Irish Christmas in America.

Jazz

Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St., Downtown. 614-221-6801. 3-4 p.m. Free. The High Street Stompers Dixieland Band.

Dick's Den, 2417 N. High St., Campus. 614-268-9573. $4. Ron Hope.

Natalie's Coal-Fired Pizza & Live Music, 5601 N. High St., 614-436-2625. 12-2 p.m. free. Brunch Music: Tom Carroll & Andy Carlson.

Reggae/Soul/R&B

Skully's Music-Diner, 1151 N. High St., Short North. 614-291-8856. 10 p.m. $10. The Flex Crew.

Rumba Cafe, 2507 Summit St., Campus. 614-268-1841. 9 p.m. The Hoodoo Soul Band.

MONDAY

Blues

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

Jazz

Clintonville Woman's Club, 3951 N. High St, Clintonville. 614-488-7556. 7:30-10:45 p.m. $10, $5 for students. Vaughn Wiester's 21-piece Famous Jazz Orchestra.

Pop/Rock

Eastside Lounge, 6115 E. Livingston Ave., Reynoldsburg. 614-378-5652. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Blue Monday (Old School).

TUESDAY

Folk

Brothers Drake Meadery & Bar, 26 E. Fifth Ave., Short North. 614-388-8765. 7 p.m. Free. Whetherman, Govan Jones.

Pop/Rock

Natalie's Coal-Fired Pizza & Live Music, 5601 N. High St., 614-436-2625. 8-10 p.m. $5 advance, $7 day of show. Underground Local Talent Series: Anna & the Consequences.

SUNDAY

Acoustic

The Greek Star Restaurant, 1276 Hill Road N., Pickerington. 614-648-2505. 6-9:59 p.m. Free. Sidekicks.

Bluegrass

Natalie's Coal-Fired Pizza & Live Music, 5601 N. High St., 614-436-2625. 9-11 p.m. $5. Strung Up Bluegrass Band.

Blues

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

Classical/Opera

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 E. Broad St., East Side. 614-715-8000. 7 p.m. Free with admission. Music at the Conservatory: The Columbus Opera.

Dance/Electronic

Circus, 1227 N. High St., Short North. 614-638-2871. 10 p.m. Free. Thump Wednesdays.

Jazz

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

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

Brothers Drake Meadery & Bar, 26 E. Fifth Ave., Short North. 614-388-8765. 8-11 p.m. Free. Jazz Wednesdays

Pop/Rock

Scarlet & Grey Cafe, 2203 N. High St., Campus. 614-291-2347. 10 p.m. $3. Mike Perkins.