McGuffey Lane: Columbus Police & Fire Department Benefit, Sunday, February 17, 8:30pm - 11pm, Tequila Cowboy

Join us for a special pop-up concert with McGuffey Lane benefitting the brave first responders of the Columbus Police & Fire Departments

JT Hillier, Wednesday, February 20, 9pm - 1am, Fenders

Lyrical verses, a soulful vocal presence and finesse guitar playing styles are all crucial ingredients to JT’s music inspired by the works of contemporary recording artists & singer-songwriters like John Mayer, Michael Jackson, Ryan Adams, Ed Sheeran and Amos Lee to name a few.  

Singer Songwriter Open Mic Night, Wednesday, February 20, 7 - 9:30pm, Taranto's Pizzeria 

The owners of Taranto's and Eric Ahlteen, formerly of Espresso Yourself Music Cafe in Powell, are bringing to the Polaris area, live acoustic performances in the Open Mic Format. Are you an aspiring singer or song writer? Share your talent! Sign ups are at 6:30. Music is from 7 - 9:30pm.

Line Dancing, Wednesday, February 20, 8pm, Tequila Cowboy 

Grab a friend and get to the dance floor with Theresa Powell this Wednesday for line dancing! Theresa is giving live instruction for all skill levels starting at 8 p.m. Free.

Bill Foley, Thursday, February 21, 7-9pm, Tarantos Pizzeria 

Performing since 1980, Bill is a full time musician who tours nationally. Have you ever been listening to a song that you haven't heard in awhile and it took you back to a life experience - the song your mom used to sing to you in the car, a first boyfriend or girlfriend, your first kiss, the first time your heart was broken, a vacation, your wedding day.

ADDITIONAL LISTINGS . . .

Jake Rose, Friday, February 22, 9pm - 11:30pm, Tequila Cowboy - Rising country artist Jake Rose takes the stage on February 22. Jake has opened for Tim McGraw, Eli Young Band and Russel Dickerson and you may have heard his hit single “Sleeves” on Sirius XM’s The Highway! 

Tickets are $5 online or $8 at the door. You must be 21 years or older to attend.  LEARN MORE


Paradygm Shyft, Friday, February 22, 9pm - 1am, Fenders - Paradygm Shyft makes their Fenders debut! They'll be raising money all night to fight multiple sclerosis, so come out for good music and a good cause! Paradygm Shyft is a party band covering the hottest mix of dance, top-40, rock, funk and country hits. We'll get the party started and never let it stop!!!


Lydia Brownfield, Friday, February 22, 7pm - 10pm, Caribbean Jerks - Join us at Caribbean Jerks for an evening of music with singer/songwriter Lydia Brownfield accompanied by Jeff Dalrymple on Friday 2/22/19 at 7pm  LEARN MORE


The Gypsy Kyngs, Saturday, February 23, 9pm - 1am, Tommy O'Bryans Pub - Don't miss the best party in town, The Gypsy Kyngs at Tommy O' Bryan's! Great food, drinks, music and NO COVER! The party starts at 9:00, we'll see ya there!  LEARN MORE


Distorted Silence, Saturday, February 23, 9pm - 1am, Fenders - Rock cover/original band based out of the Columbus, Ohio area.  Our set list includes songs from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s through now.  Rock covers, Popular , Mainstream , 90's , with big hair 80’s throwbacks, and more! We perform something for everyone, join us for our Energized show! LEARN MORE


 Knockemstiff Band, Saturday, February 23, 9pm - 12am, ONellys Sports Pub & Grill - If your looking for a good time, come check us out!! 


Jimmy Forbis, Wednesday, February 27, 9pm - 12am, Fenders - Jimmy Forbis is a live, high-energy, country acoustic act who brings a big show; playing today's and yesterday's country music hits! LEARN MORE


Maddie & Tae, Friday, March 1, 9pm - 11:30pm, Tequila Cowboy - JUST ANNOUNCED: Hear the star female duo Maddie & Tae live in concert on Friday, Mar. 1! They’ll play their latest singles 'Die From a Broken Heart' and 'Friends Don’t' along with their greatest hits like 'Girl In a Country Song'.  Tickets are $25 online or $30 at the door (pending availability). Doors open at 5 p.m. and you must be 21 years older to attend.  LEARN MORE


Moving to Boise, Friday, March 1, 9pm - 1am, Fenders - Since their start in 2003, the high energy live performances and musical prowess of Moving To Boise have established them as one of Ohio’s most popular bands. Although hailing from Columbus, they’ve toured extensively throughout Ohio performing at most major venues from Cleveland to Cincinnati and all points between. With their 10 year anniversary Moving To Boise has returned to their roots as a power trio lineup featuring Nathan Hartley on vocals & bass, Rob Chafe on guitar and Jeff Robert on drums & vocals.  LEARN MORE


Blended Rality Band, Saturday, March 2, 8:30pm, Tequila Cowboy - National recording artists and sibling harmony Blended Reality Band takes the stage for consecutive nights of live music! Doors open at 5 p.m. and tickets are free. LEARN MORE


In-A-Jam live, Delaware Music Center Grand Opening, Saturday, March 2, 12pm - 2pm, Delaware Music Academy - It's time to bring a full music retail shop back to Delaware. Join us from 12-5 on March 2nd for our grand opening. Live music in the shop from 12-5, and special opening day deals. Please check back regularly for more details! Come celebrate!!  LEARN MORE


Ra88, Saturday, March 2, 8:30pm - 12:30am, ONellys Sports Pub & Grill - Classic Rock Cover band out of Delaware, Ohio. We focus on iconic tunes from the 60s and 70s, but great music from other decades is included. A few originals are in the mix as well.  LEARN MORE


Tucker Beathard, Friday, March 8, 8:30pm - 11pm, Tequila Cowboy - Rising country star Tucker Beathard takes the stage on Friday, Mar. 8! Hear music from his latest album “Nobody’s Everything” and hit singles like “Faithful”.   Tickets are $15 online or $20 at the door. You must be 21 years or older to attend.   Tucker Beathard (Warner Music Nashville) announced he will return to the road with the RIDE ON 2019 TOUR. The string of dates will see him back where he thrives the most, "playing music with a hard-country edge and plenty of heart" (Rolling Stone) and connecting with fans through his music in clubs.  LEARN MORE


Alan Carl (Full Band), Saturday, March 16, 9:30pm - 1am, Fenders - Alan Carl Live with Band at Fenders see you there. LEARN MORE


2019 O'Nelly's Irish Extravaganza St. Patrick's Bash, Saturday, March 16, festivities begin at 6:30am, and Sunday, March 17, 10:00pm, ONellys Sports Pub & Grill - ONellys Sports Pub & Grill will once again be throwing a St. Patrick's Bash like no other! This has become THE EVENT in the Polaris Area! Get here early Saturday March 16th as doors open at 6:30 a.m. for KEGS & EGGS! FREE ADMISSION! Free collectors edition St. Patty's Day T-Shirts to the first 100 people thru the door! Free Breakfast Buffet! Traditional Irish Music! Irish Dancers! Irish Pipes & Drums throughout the day! KID FRIENDLY Morning & Afternoon! Face Painting and plenty of giveaways including JoJo Siwa . TICKETS to Nationwide Arena! Full Menu of several of your favorite AUTHENTIC IRISH DISHES! GREEN BEER! Live Music beginning at Noon with Chirp! The Moonbats at 2:00! Brad Moore Acoustic at 4:00! Shucking Bubba at 6:00! And Wisecrack Band at 9:00! GIVEAWAYS GALORE including Columbus Blue Jackets Tickets and PLAYOFF TICKETS!!!! Justin Timberlake tickets! Buckeye Country Superfest Tickets! AND MORE! Everyone thru the door gets a chance to win $500 CASH! This party has been featured on WSYX ABC 6 Out N About Columbus and 99.7 The Blitz!!  On Sunday March 17 the Festivities Continue as doors open at 10:00 a.m.! Traditional Irish Brunch Buffet including Corned Beef, Cabbage & Noodles! Shepard's Pie! Irish Stew! Bangers & Mash! and much more! BLOODY MARY BAR! College Basketball Championship Selection Sunday! Live Music at noon with JT Hillier! Casino games and more!!! WHoa….NELLY!    LEARN MORE


Rick Barr, Friday, March 22, 7pm - 10pm, Caribbean Jerks - Come out to Caribbean Jerks for LIVE country and rock music and terrific food! We're also celebrating my sister Kelli's birthday, the party is OFFICIALLY here! She'll play one of my breaks, as well as Katy Esmont, PLUS my dad will be there playing a set with me This is very family-friendly, and we always have a great time. See you there!  LEARN MORE


Travis Denning, Saturday, March 23, 9pm - 11:30pm, Tequila Cowboy - Up-and-coming country artist Travis Denning brings his hit single “David Ashley Parker from Powder Springs” to the stage on March 23! Travis has burst onto the country music scene, recently opening for Cole Swindell, Justin Moore, Alan Jackson and touring with LANCO.  Tickets are $10 online or $12 at the door. You must be 21 years or older to attend.  LEARN MORE


CENTRAL OHIO FOLK FESTIVAL: Small Glories & Sugar & The Mint, Saturday, May 4 & 5, 7pm - 10pm, Highbanks Metro Park - Saturday evening co-headlined concert features two dynamic, acclaimed bands. The Small Glories, a roots powerhouse duo, hails all the way from Winnipeg, CANADA and consist of Cara Luft & JD Edwards. Sugar and the Mint, a vibrant, young, upcoming band (ranging in ages from 18-22), hails from Prescott, AZ and is bringing new energy to traditional Americana music. Concert tickets are $15. Pre-purchase via Eventbrite highly recommended as seating is limited. General admission seating (no reserved seating). All ticket sales final. Concert begins at 7:15pm. Doors open at 6:45pm. Festival workshop passes can also be purchased on Eventbrite. There are 30+ music workshops over the two days in 4 workshop tents, covering a broad range of genres, levels and instruments. To attend workshops you must have a wristband. You will need to bring your Eventbrite purchased workshop pass to Registration (Main Store Tent) to get your wristband. LEARN MORE


Cry Wolf Rocks, Saturday, May 25, 8pm - 12am,  ONellys Sports Pub & Grill - Cry Wolf... "For A Howlin' Good Time!". Polaris Area Rock & Roll Band... Classic Rock Rules! LEARN MORE


Radio City - Summer Rock, Saturday, June 1, 2019, 8:30pm - 12:30pm, ONellys Sports Pub & Grill - Set list includes high energy songs from the days of spandex and legwarmers mixed with the best pop hits of today, Radio City will have the audience on the dance floor and singing along all night. From Guns n’ Roses to Maroon 5, Pat Benatar to Katy Perry, Journey to Bruno Mars, Loverboy to Daft Punk, every show is a non-stop party. LEARN MORE


2019 Creative Strings Workshop, Sunday, June 30 - July 6, Ohio Wesleyan University - Immerse yourself in small ensemble coaching, clinics, jams, and concerts spanning world music, jazz, rock, and fiddle styles. Rehearse and perform alongside master artists, with over 20 performances in different venues.  Pricing from $200 - $1,510. LEARN MORE


The Remedy Band, Saturday, June 29, 8:30pm - 12:30pm, ONellys Sports Pub & Grill - Come join us for some fun at O'Nelly's just off Polaris Parkway! We will start rockin' at 8:30pm.  LEARN MORE


O N G O I N G  E V E N T S


Singer Songwriter Open Mic Night, every 1st & 3 Wednesday of the month, 7 - 9:30pm, Taranto's Pizzeria - The owners of Taranto's and Eric Ahlteen, formerly of Espresso Yourself Music Cafe in Powell, are bringing to the Polaris area, live acoustic performances in the Open Mic Format. Are you an aspiring singer or song writer? Share your talent! Sign ups are at 6:30. Music is from 7 - 9:30pm.  LEARN MORE 


Bill Foley, every Thursday from 7-9pm, Tarantos Pizzeria - Bill performs the best music of the 50s, 60s and 70s, including early rock and roll favorites, "One Hit Wonders," folk and all of the best from the singer/songwriters. Performing since 1980, Bill is a full time musician who tours nationally. Have you ever been listening to a song that you haven't heard in awhile and it took you back to a life experience - the song your mom used to sing to you in the car, a first boyfriend or girlfriend, your first kiss, the first time your heart was broken, a fun time with your friends, a vacation, your wedding day? You hear yourself saying, "Oh My God, I Love That Song!" These are the songs that you may have forgotten. Fortunately, they didn't go away. They are the very songs Bill Foley specializes in performing. LEARN MORE 


Line Dancing, Every Wednesday Night at Tequila Cowboy - Grab a friend and get to the dance floor with Theresa Powell this Wednesday for line dancing! Theresa is giving live instruction for all skill levels starting at 8 p.m. LEARN MORE


Karaoke Night, Every Wednesday, 9:30p - 1:30a, Tommy O'Bryan's Pub - Check out our specials, too! LEARN MORE  


WannaB's Karaoke. Wednesday - Saturday, 7pm - 2:30am, Tequila Cowboys - WannaB’s Karaoke Bar is like no other karaoke you’ve seen. It’s an immersive, interactive musical experience that will have everyone from the most seasoned singer to the shower yodeler and all of their friends clapping, dancing and singing along. Boasting professional sound complete with an elevated stage and lighting, WannaB’s is your guaranteed best party destination. Our KJs are also professional DJs and singers. They’ll help you recall that song you just can’t remember the name of in addition to keeping the energy up between singers. It’s a non-stop good time. LEARN MORE


Chico's Karaoke Night, Every Wednesday, 9:30pm - 12:30am, Rude Dog Bar & Grill - Features Steve's DJ & Karaoke. Win Cash at midnight. LEARN MORE

Karaoke Night with DJ Steve, Every Thursday, 9pm - 1am, Crown Sports Lounge Polaris - $ CASH Drawing at Midnight!  LEARN MORE

Trivia Night: 90s Music, Every Wednesday, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, The Brass Tap - We're throwing it back to the 90s with 90s Music Trivia Night Wednesday, January 24th at 6:30 pm. LEARN MORE


Trivia Night at Keystone Pub! Every Tuesday night at 7:30pm at Keystone Pub Polaris.   LEARN MORE 


Trivia Night at ONellys Sports Pub & Grill - Every Monday, come check out our NEW & IMPROVED Trivia with DJ Tom every Monday!! Same fun and prizes! Awesome tunes! $50 CASH 1st place, $25 & $15 Gift Certificates for 2nd and 3rd! Game time starts at 7pm sharp! LEARN MORE 



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VIDEOs - Local Musicians & Bands

Ra88

Ra88 is a Classic Rock Cover band out of Delaware, Ohio.  We focus on iconic tunes from the 60s and 70s, but great music from other decades is included. A few originals are in the mix as well.​In addition to a genuine sound enhanced by the highest quality Bose speaker systems, we implement eye-popping visuals to create a complete show for our audience. 

23 Southbound

23 Southbound is Columbus Ohio's premier top100 country cover band. When we got together in 2013 we wanted to bring Columbus a band that brings the top 100 country songs with a little classic country mixed in to the table.

Cry Wolf Rocks

Cry Wolf... "For A Howlin' Good Time!". Polaris Area Rock & Roll Band... Classic Rock Rules!  Band members include Band Members Dave Van Tuyl... Lead Guitar/Lead Vocals, Mick McEnneney... Rhythm Guitar/Vocals, John Ulogar... Drums/Backing Vocals, and John (JC) Cummings... Bass Guitar/Backing Vocals. You'll find them from time to time at ONellys Pub & Grill and other special events. 

Jim Volk

Jim Volk's masterful yet whimsical performances have spellbound audiences of all age groups and backgrounds for three decades. His fiery, melodic hybrid style of picking has incurred countless comparisons to Kottke, Keaggy and Tommy E. His solo release, “Blue Wheels…and Other Guitar Favorites” has drawn much critical acclaim and award nationwide.   VISIT HIS WEBSITE

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