Best concerts in Columbus

Check out the top concerts in Columbus, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Nationwide Arena
1. Nationwide Arena
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29 local reviews
200 West Nationwide Boulevard, Columbus
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+1 614-246-2000
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Andrew & Sharon
The Columbus BlueJackets, concerts...big big shows!! You name it, it comes to Nationwide Arena. Lots of cool…
Jim
Home to the Columbus Blue Jackets and center of the Arena District: sports, concerts, live music, clubs, bars.
Dustin
Home of the Columbus Blue Jackets professional NHL hockey team. As well, home to many huge concerts.
1. Nationwide Arena
1. Nationwide Arena
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29 local reviews
200 West Nationwide Boulevard, Columbus
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+1 614-246-2000
Andrew & Sharon
Andrew & Sharon
The Columbus BlueJackets, concerts...big big shows!! You name it, it comes to Nationwide Arena. Lots of cool food places on Nationwide…
Jim
Jim
Home to the Columbus Blue Jackets and center of the Arena District: sports, concerts, live music, clubs, bars.
Dustin
Dustin
Home of the Columbus Blue Jackets professional NHL hockey team. As well, home to many huge concerts.
2. MAPFRE Stadium
2. MAPFRE Stadium
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29 local reviews
One Black and Gold Blvd, Columbus
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 614-447-2739
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Dustin
Home to the Columbus Crew, a professional MLS soccer team. This stadium is also home to the wildly popular…
Jody
Columbus's Professional Soccer League, also the host of many concerts including Rock on the Range.
Brue
Sporting events and concerts. (It looks like the current pro soccer team is moving)
2. MAPFRE Stadium
2. MAPFRE Stadium
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29 local reviews
One Black and Gold Blvd, Columbus
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 614-447-2739
Dustin
Dustin
Home to the Columbus Crew, a professional MLS soccer team. This stadium is also home to the wildly popular Rock On The Range music concert…
Jody
Jody
Columbus's Professional Soccer League, also the host of many concerts including Rock on the Range.
Brue
Brue
Sporting events and concerts. (It looks like the current pro soccer team is moving)
3. EXPRESS LIVE!
3. EXPRESS LIVE!
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15 local reviews
405 Neil Avenue, Columbus
+1 614-461-5483
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Andrew & Sharon
Multi-purpose concert venue for both inside and out. Check out the coming shows....Goo Goo Dolls, Elle King,…
Dustin
Home to many live concerts by popular and upcoming artists!
Jordan & Megan
A concert venue with an open air pavilion or inside stage.
3. EXPRESS LIVE!
3. EXPRESS LIVE!
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15 local reviews
405 Neil Avenue, Columbus
+1 614-461-5483
Andrew & Sharon
Andrew & Sharon
Multi-purpose concert venue for both inside and out. Check out the coming shows....Goo Goo Dolls, Elle King, The Struts to name a few.
Dustin
Dustin
Home to many live concerts by popular and upcoming artists!
Jordan & Megan
Jordan & Megan
A concert venue with an open air pavilion or inside stage.
4. Schottenstein Center
4. Schottenstein Center
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9 local reviews
Schottenstein Center, Columbus
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Lori
The Schott hosts a variety of Ohio State sports including ice hockey and basketball. They also have some great…
Andrew & Sharon
The Schott hosts it all-Buckeye basketball and hockey, concerts and more. Check it out.
Bonnie
Ohio State Basketball, concerts and a variety of other events
4. Schottenstein Center
4. Schottenstein Center
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9 local reviews
Schottenstein Center, Columbus
Lori
Lori
The Schott hosts a variety of Ohio State sports including ice hockey and basketball. They also have some great concerts their like Taylor…
Andrew & Sharon
Andrew & Sharon
The Schott hosts it all-Buckeye basketball and hockey, concerts and more. Check it out.
Bonnie
Bonnie
Ohio State Basketball, concerts and a variety of other events
5. Jerome Schottenstein Center
5. Jerome Schottenstein Center
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4 local reviews
555 Borror Drive, Columbus
+1 614-292-3231
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Jessica
Home of The Ohio State Buckeyes men's & women's basketball and men's ice hockey teams as well as concerts,…
Kevin
Buckeye basketball games and a ton of concerts throughout the year
Nathan & Megan
All sorts of sports events and concerts.
5. Jerome Schottenstein Center
5. Jerome Schottenstein Center
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4 local reviews
555 Borror Drive, Columbus
+1 614-292-3231
Jessica
Jessica
Home of The Ohio State Buckeyes men's & women's basketball and men's ice hockey teams as well as concerts, circus, and various other events.
Kevin
Kevin
Buckeye basketball games and a ton of concerts throughout the year
Nathan & Megan
Nathan & Megan
All sorts of sports events and concerts.
6. Arena District
6. Arena District
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9 local reviews
Arena District, Columbus
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Nick And Sonja
With a huge sport arena at the center of it all, this district jumps with sporting events, restaurant and…
Keith
Concerts, Hockey, and Baseball in the heart of downtown. Also the center of attention during Red White and…
Trevor & Jamie
Sports fan wonderland! Check out games, concerts, dining and nightlife in this area!
6. Arena District
6. Arena District
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9 local reviews
Arena District, Columbus
Nick And Sonja
Nick And Sonja
With a huge sport arena at the center of it all, this district jumps with sporting events, restaurant and bars, and concerts. This area also…
Keith
Keith
Concerts, Hockey, and Baseball in the heart of downtown. Also the center of attention during Red White and Boom, Kolman Race for the Cure…
Trevor & Jamie
Trevor & Jamie
Sports fan wonderland! Check out games, concerts, dining and nightlife in this area!
7. Ohio Theatre
7. Ohio Theatre
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22 local reviews
39 E State St, Columbus
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 614-469-0939
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Jennifer
Iconic theatre - home to movies, concerts and live theatre.
Lynn
Concerts, ballet, musicals, plays and more.
Spencer
Great shows, concerts, and the like.
7. Ohio Theatre
7. Ohio Theatre
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22 local reviews
39 E State St, Columbus
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 614-469-0939
Jennifer
Jennifer
Iconic theatre - home to movies, concerts and live theatre.
Lynn
Lynn
Concerts, ballet, musicals, plays and more.
Spencer
Spencer
Great shows, concerts, and the like.
8. Palace Theatre
8. Palace Theatre
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11 local reviews
34 West Broad Street, Columbus
+1 614-469-9850
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Andrew & Sharon
Broadway shows, concerts....Palace is the place. 5 minutes away.
Lynn
Concerts, plays and more.
Jennifer
Concerts, live theatre
8. Palace Theatre
8. Palace Theatre
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11 local reviews
34 West Broad Street, Columbus
+1 614-469-9850
Andrew & Sharon
Andrew & Sharon
Broadway shows, concerts....Palace is the place. 5 minutes away.
Lynn
Lynn
Concerts, plays and more.
Jennifer
Jennifer
Concerts, live theatre
9. John F. Wolfe Columbus Commons
9. John F. Wolfe Columbus Commons
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8 local reviews
160 South High Street, Columbus
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 614-227-3788
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Tabitha
A large green space with a carousel. Several food trucks set up here from 11-2 every Thursday, and there are…
Danielle
Sometimes there are free concerts & events in the park... if not it is still a fun place to walk & check out.
9. John F. Wolfe Columbus Commons
9. John F. Wolfe Columbus Commons
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8 local reviews
160 South High Street, Columbus
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 614-227-3788
Tabitha
Tabitha
A large green space with a carousel. Several food trucks set up here from 11-2 every Thursday, and there are also free fitness classes held…
Danielle
Danielle
Sometimes there are free concerts & events in the park... if not it is still a fun place to walk & check out.
10. Wexner Center for the Arts
10. Wexner Center for the Arts
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28 local reviews
1871 North High Street, Columbus
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 614-292-3535
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Jay & Michael
World-class rotating exhibitions; events, concerts, and films. Check to see what's happening.
Laurel
Amazing exhibits, concerts and films.
10. Wexner Center for the Arts
10. Wexner Center for the Arts
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28 local reviews
1871 North High Street, Columbus
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 614-292-3535
Jay & Michael
Jay & Michael
World-class rotating exhibitions; events, concerts, and films. Check to see what's happening.
Laurel
Laurel
Amazing exhibits, concerts and films.
11. The Ohio State University
11. The Ohio State University
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53 local reviews
1739 North High Street, Columbus
+1 614-292-6446
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Nick And Sonja
OSU has it all! From the horseshoe for Big Ten football to good eats along High St, or a quiet stroll through…
Bonnie
Sports events, concerts, and university life
11. The Ohio State University
11. The Ohio State University
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53 local reviews
1739 North High Street, Columbus
+1 614-292-6446
Nick And Sonja
Nick And Sonja
OSU has it all! From the horseshoe for Big Ten football to good eats along High St, or a quiet stroll through the oval observing timeless…
Bonnie
Bonnie
Sports events, concerts, and university life
12. Ohio Stadium
12. Ohio Stadium
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41 local reviews
411 Woody Hayes Dr, Columbus
+1 614-292-6330
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Brue
The Ohio State Buckeyes and other sporting events as well as concerts. 3 miles - but parking there is…
Jerry
Catch an OSU game or concert!
12. Ohio Stadium
12. Ohio Stadium
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41 local reviews
411 Woody Hayes Dr, Columbus
+1 614-292-6330
Brue
Brue
The Ohio State Buckeyes and other sporting events as well as concerts. 3 miles - but parking there is horrible. You can borrow our bikes,…
Jerry
Jerry
Catch an OSU game or concert!