Looking for something to do this weekend? We've got you covered!

Friday

Raeghan the Savage ‘Output Logic’ reception at Nix Comics

Raeghan the Savage’s “Output Logic” will be on exhibit June 9 through July 8. The show combines illustration, collage, installation and sculpture, employs screenprinting and found materials, and is inspired by the artist’s appreciation for her father’s woodworking and by the time she spent working in a factory. “My inspiration for this body of work is just my fascination with machines and urban decay. I grew up in Erie, Pennsylvania, an aging industrial town, and a lot of the scenery around where I lived was falling apart, with urban sprawl and exposed rusted metal [and] acquired patina everywhere,” the artist said.

Columbus Arts Festival opens on downtown riverfront PAST Productions’ ‘Ceremonies in Dark Old Men’ at CPAC David Butler “Idylls” exhibition reception at the Vanderelli Room “It Comes at Night” opens in theaters “Your Ass With My Name On It” exhibition reception at 934 Gallery Mary Lynn, Brat Curse play Spacebar Cap City Creatives ‘Distortions’ reception at Rehab Tavern King 810 at Park Street Saloon Sean Marshall album release at Rambling House Soda Patrick Sweany, Jessica Hernandez and the Deltas at Rumba Cafe Surfer, Mortimer at Big Room Bar Bad Suns plays A&R Music Bar Goya at Ace of Cups Justin Stone at the Basement

  

Saturday

Ohio Songwriters show at Big Room Bar

Lizard McGee of Earwig just released Spooky Jets at a Distance, a solo acoustic take on last year’s excellent Pause for the Jets; he’ll play this bare-bones set before heading to the UK for a short solo tour. Cincinnati’s Chuck Cleaver is best known for his work in the Ass Ponys and Wussy, a band that has yet to release a weak rock record. Sue Harshe of Fort Shame and Scrawl is a seasoned performer and songwriter who hasn’t lost her edge. A solo Kyle Sowash is a rare thing and a great way to listen close to some of those Kyle Sowashes songs that are probably funnier than you remember. Kyle Melton of Smug Brothers is no stranger to a lo-fi setup.

Super Art League at Columbus Arts Festival Royal Blood at the Newport Music Hall Dave Buker & the Historians EP release at Rambling House Soda Diet Cig plays the Rumba Cafe “50 Pieces of Black Gold” continues at Wild Goose Creative Vegan pop-up Rau cookbook release party at Stump Sean Foley “Melancholia” continues at Angela Meleca Gallery ‘Dark Fantasy’ at Wild Goose Creative Portugal. The Man at Express Live Suffering Praying Hands plays Spacebar Chuck Cleaver, Lizard McGee at Big Room Bar Midwest Haunters Convention Body Art Show at Hyatt Regency Urban Tropic at Woodlands Tavern SayWeCanFly plays the Rumba Cafe

  

Sunday

Frankie Ballard at Buckeye Country Superfest

“I’m getting tired of this white bread town/Same old people just hanging around,” Frankie Ballard sings at the onset of his 2016 full-length, El Rio. A similar wanderlust fueled the country singer, songwriter and guitarist’s decision to flee Nashville, Tennessee for 10 days of recording at Sonic Ranch, an El Paso, Texas studio situated near the banks of the Rio Grande just a stone’s throw from the Mexico border. The musician performs on the second day of Buckeye Country Superfest, which takes place at Ohio Stadium on Saturday and Sunday, June 10 and 11).

Miranda Lambert at Buckeye Country Superfest Natural Velvet, didi, Polly Pocket at Spacebar The Wailers plays Newport Music Hall Mardou, Pretty Pretty, Future Nuns at the Summit Hail the Sun at Double Happiness Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show at Makoy Center