Venues

A&R Music Bar

391 Neil Ave, Columbus OH 43215 
(614) 461-5483

www.promowestlive.com
Booking Contact: Steve

Booking Email: sboyer@promowestlive.com

Venue Type: bar/venue

Capacity: 350

Age: all ages

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Sound Info: System and engineer provided.

Genre(s): All Genres

Other Notes: Promowest venue

Ace of Cups

2619 N High Street, Columbus OH 43202
(614) 262-6001

www.aceofcupsbar.com
Booking Contact: Bobby 

Booking Email: booking@aceofcupsbar.com

Venue Type: bar/venue

Capacity: 200 

Age: 21+ 

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Sound Info: System and engineer provided. 

Genre(s): All, but great venue for metal and punk 

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Alrosa Villa

5055 Sinclair Rd, Columbus, OH 43229
(614) 885-9125
Booking Contact:
Booking Email: arvohio@gmail.com
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Capacity: 800
Age: all ages
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Sound Info: System and engineer provided.
Genre(s): All Genres
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Bar 145 Columbus

955 West Fifth Avenue, Grandview Heights, Ohio 43212
(614) 564-9198
www.bar145columbus.com
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The Basement

391 Neil Ave, Columbus OH 43215
(614) 461-5483
http://www.promowestlive.com/
Booking Contact: Steve
Booking Email: sboyer@promowestlive.com
Venue Type: bar/concert venue
Capacity: 300
Age: All ages
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Hospitality Info: Free beer in the green room
Sound Info: System and engineer provided.
Genre(s): All genres.
Other: PromoWest Venue Often national touring acts will play here. If you're local -- try to get on a bill with a touring act that fits your genre.

Bethel Road Pub

1375 Bethel Road, Columbus, OH, 43220
614.459.9987
www.bethelroadpub.com
Booking Contact: Amanda
Booking Email: bethelroadpub1375@gmail.com
Venue Type: Bar/Restaurant/Venue
Capacity: 100
Age: 21+
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Big Bang - Dueling Piano

401 N Front St Ste 95 Columbus OH 43215
(614) 233-9999
www.thebigbandbar.com
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Booking Email: bigbang.columbus@gmail.com
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Big Room Bar


1036 S Front St, Columbus, OH 43206
(614) 449-4916
www.bigroombar.com
Booking Contact: Kyle Sowash
Booking Email: bigroombarbooking@gmail.com
Venue Type: Bar/Venue
Capacity: 200
Age: 21+
Payment Info: All door money goes straight to the bands, minus a $50 production fee for sound and security. Bands are paid a percentage of bar sales on nights with no cover charge.
Hospitality Info: All band members performing get a couple free drink tickets and a $5 off food voucher (which is applicable to all menu items except already discounted ones...I.E., happy hour specials, etc)
Sound Info: System and engineer provided
Genre(s): All
Other: CD102.5’s venue

The Billiard Club / Pub 161

The Billiard Club/Pub 161 911 E Dublin Granville Rd Columbus OH 43229
(614) 885-9299
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Bluestone, The

583 E Broad St Columbus OH 43215
(614) 884-4646
www.liveatthebluestone.com
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Booking Email: call, or Website
Venue Type: event space/venue
Capacity: 1500
Age: all ages
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Bossy Grrl's Pinup Joint

2598 N. High Street, Columbus, OH 43202
(614) 725 - 5402
www.bossygrrlspinupjoint.com
Booking Contact: Mike
Booking Email: bossygrrls@secretsongrecords.com, 614.404.7353
Venue Type: Bar/Venue
Capacity: 50
Age: 18+
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Brothers Drake Meadery

26 East 5th Ave, Columbus OH
(614) 388-8765
www.brothersdrake.com
Booking Contact: April Kulcsar
Booking Email: april@brothersdrake.com
Venue Type: bar/meadery/venue
Capacity: 150
Age: 21+
Payment Info: Cover (usually $5) minus 10% (max $100) for sound on weekends, 10% of bar on weekdays. $150 guarantee on Jazz Wednesdays, plus more if bar makes over $2k
Hospitality Info: 3 drinks per band member (limited to house meads, certain draft beers, and canned beers). $2 off at Japanese food truck outside.
Sound Info: System and engineer provided. Digital board setup. In-ear monitor setup available.
Genre(s): No Hard Rock, Hardcore, Hip Hop, Metal, Punk, Rap, Screamo, Thrash.
Other Notes: All local beers, meads, spirits. Wednesdays are only for Jazz.

Byrne's Pub

1248 W 3rd Ave Columbus OH 43212
(614) 486-4722
www.byrnespub.com
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Cafe Bourbon Street

2216 Summit St Columbus OH 43201
(614) 268-9377
Their Tumblr
Booking Contact: Kevin
Booking Email: cafebourbonst@gmail.com
Venue Type: bar/venue
Capacity: 125
Age: 21+
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Sound Info: Sound system provided, no engineer provided.
Genre(s): All Genres
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Carabar

115 Parsons Ave Columbus OH 43215
(614) 223-1010
Booking Contact: Ron
Booking Email: carabarbooking@gmail.com
Venue Type: bar/venue
Capacity: 200-250
Age: All ages
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Sound Info: System and engineer provided.
Genre(s): All genres (good venue for punk and metal bands, but also has indie, rock, folk, etc.)
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Dick's Den

2417 N High Street Columbus OH 43201
(614) 268-9673
www.dicksdencolumbus.com
Booking Contact: Tim
Booking Email: [call: (614) 268-9673]
Venue Type: bar/venue
Capacity: 84
Age: 21+
Payment Info: $4 cover every night, all goes to the band
Hospitality Info: Free drinks for band members
Sound Info: System provided, no engineer.
Genre(s): Jazz, fusion, etc. Monday no music, Tuesday bluegrass jam.
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Donato's Basement

2084 N High Street, Columbus, OH, 43201
614.294.5371
Booking Contact: “If you are interested in booking our concert space, please note that we do not assemble shows or book dates for individual bands at this time. We will typically only respond to emails from booking/promotional companies, tour managers, or other fully fledged agencies, due to our current venue limitations.”
Booking Email: donatoesbasementbooking@gmail.com
Venue Type: restaurant/diy
Capacity: 100
Age: all ages
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Sound Info: No system or engineer provided
Genre(s): All genres
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Double Happiness

482 S Front St Columbus OH 43215
(614) 220-5558
www.doublehappinessohio.com
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Booking Email: doublehappinessohio@gmail.com
Venue Type: bar/venue
Capacity: 150
Age: 18+
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Sound Info: System and engineer provided.
Genre(s): All genres
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Eldorado's Food & Spirits

4968 High St Worthington OH 43214
(614) 785-0030
www.eldoradosbar.com
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Booking Email: nebbie@eldoradosbar.com
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Express Live

405 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH 43215
614.461.5483

www.promowestlive.com
Booking Contact: Steve

Booking Email: sboyer@promowestlive.com

Venue Type: outdoor stage/concert venue

Capacity: 5000+ outdoors/2,200 indoors

Age: all ages

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Sound Info: System and engineer provided.

Genre(s): All Genres

Other Notes: Promowest venue

Flannagans - Dublin

6835 Caine Rd Columbus OH 43234
(614) 766-7788
flannagans.com
Booking Contact: Ann
Booking Email: ann@flannagans.com
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Global Gallery

3535 N. High Street, Columbus, OH 43214
(614) 262-5535
www.globalgallerycolumbus.com
Booking Contact: Jordan
Booking Email: booking.globalgallery@gmail.com
Venue Type: Café
Capacity: 100
Age: all ages
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Sound Info: PA provided
Genre(s): All genres, singer songwriter Acoustic/small acts work best here.
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It Looks Like It's Open

13 E Tulane Rd, Columbus, OH 43202
http://www.itlookslikeitsopen.com/
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Kafe Kerouac

2250 North High Street, Columbus, OH, 43201
(614) 299-2672
Booking Contact: Mike Heslop
Booking Email: mike@kafekerouac.com
Venue Type: coffee shop/bar/venue
Capacity: 75?
Age: all ages
Payment Info: Usually suggested donation at the door-- all money goes to the band.
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Sound Info: Sound system provided. You can request a sound guy-- often there will be one there (Phil) This room works best for smaller acts (genre doesn't really matter, but probably not great of louder bands.)
Genre(s): All Genres
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King Avenue 5

945 King Ave Columbus OH 43212
(614) 297-8060
Booking Contact: Nick
Booking Email: feedback@kingavenuefive.com
Venue Type: sports bar/venue
Capacity: 200+ standing, 100 seated
Age: 21+
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Sound Info: Full lighting and sound provided.
Genre(s): All genres.
Other: Music Friday & Saturday (Thursday open mic.)

Kitamu Coffee / Flick Artist

3221 Hilliard Rome Road, Hilliard, OH 43026
(614) 282-4324
Booking Contact: Mo
Booking Email: mo@flickartist.com
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Legion of Doom


(614) 421-1269
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Booking Email: legionofdoomshows@gmail.com
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Little Rock Bar

944 N Fourth St Columbus OH 43201
(614) 824-5602
Booking Contact: Quinn Fallon?
Booking Email: info@littlerockbar.net
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Misfit Manor


Booking Contact: Mitch Rossiter
Booking Email: rossiter413@yahoo.com
Venue Type: DIY/ house
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Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza & Live Music

5601 N High St Worthington OH 43085
(614) 436-2625
Booking Contact: Charlie Jackson
Booking Email: booking@bonafideproduction.com
Venue Type: Restaurant/venue
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Age: All ages
Payment Info: Tickets sold in advance or at the door. Band chooses the cover amount (average around $10).
Hospitality Info: $50 bar/food tab.
Sound Info: System and engineer provided.
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Newport Music Hall

1722 N High St Columbus OH 43201
(614) 294-1659
http://www.promowestlive.com/venues/3
Booking Contact: Adam
Booking Email: adam@promowestlive.com
Venue Type: Concert venue
Capacity: 1700
Age: all ages
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Sound Info: System and engineer provided.
Genre(s): All.
Other: PromoWest venue. Great for bigger national touring acts.

No Culture


www.facebook.com/NoCultureLive
Booking Contact: Kelly, James, or Reed

Booking Email: NoCultureVenue@gmail.com

Venue Type: A/V diy/house 

Capacity: 25

Age: all ages

Payment Info: Donations
Hospitality Info: Food, Couches, and a shower for touring bands (Please don't bring blankets)
Sound Info: Sound provided.

Genre(s): All Genres

Other Notes: We film the bands who come through and post them on Youtube: Youtube.com/NoCulture

Notes

520 S High St, Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 947-1520
http://www.copiouscolumbus.com/new-index/
Booking Contact:
Booking Email: michael@CopiousColumbus.com ?
Venue Type: Restaurant/Bar/Venue
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Oldfield's

1571 N 4th St, Columbus, Ohio 43201
614-291-5598
www.OldfieldsOSU.com
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Booking Email: OldfieldsOSU@gmail.com
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O'Shecky's Live

6240 Busch Blvd Columbus OH 43229
(614) 436-5656
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Booking Contact: Sam
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Capacity: 225
Age: 21+
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Sound Info: System and engineer provided.
Genre(s): All
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Park Street Patio

533 Park St Columbus OH 43215
614-220-9151
www.woodlandsproductions.com
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Booking Email: Promotions@woodlandsproductions.com
Venue Type: bar/venue
Capacity: 500 indoors, 1000 outdoors (seasonal)
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Park Street Saloon

525 N Park Street, Columbus OH
614-220-9151
http://saloon.woodlandsproductions.com/
Booking Contact:
Booking Email: Promotions@woodlandsproductions.com
Venue Type: Bar/Venue
Capacity: 750
Age: 21+
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Sound Info: System and engineer provided.
Genre(s): All
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Park Street Tavern

501 Park Street, Columbus, OH, 43215
614.221.4099
www.parkstreettavern.com
Booking Contact: Chris Huda
Booking Email: huda@parkstreettavern.com
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Age: 21+
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Genre(s): Acoustic, Alternative, Americana, Blues, Folk, Funk, Indie, Jazz, Rock, Singer-Songwriter
Other: Not the same owners/promoters as Park Street Patio/Saloon

Podunk's Bar

1644 E Dublin Granville Rd Columbus OH 43229
(614) 895-7920
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Booking Email: info@podunksbar.com
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Rehab Tavern

456 W Town. Street
614.220.5655
http://rehabtavern.com/
Booking Contact: John
Booking Email: Call or http://rehabtavern.com/booking/…. Calling works best.
Venue Type: bar/venue
Capacity: 140
Age: 21+
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Sound Info: System provided.
Genre(s): All Lots of hip hop and acoustic acts.
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Ruby Tuesday Live

1978 Summit St, Columbus OH 43201
614-291-8313
http://rubytuesdaylive.com/
Booking Contact: Scott
Booking Email: sfotheri@columbus.rr.com
Venue Type: bar/venue
Capacity: 300?
Age: 21+
Payment Info: Sound is $100 Sunday - Thurs, $150 Friday/Sat. (taken from band cut.) The rest of the cover goes to the band.
Hospitality Info:
Sound Info: System and engineer provided.
Genre(s): All genres
Other: No built in crowd. Make sure you have a solid local following or bring good local support.

Rumba Cafe

2507 Summit street, Columbus OH
614-268-1841
www.columbusrumbacafe.com
Booking Contact: Todd Dugan
Booking Email: dugan3223@yahoo.com
Venue Type: bar/venue
Capacity: 200
Age: 21+ (sometimes 18+ with extra for underage)
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Sound Info: System and engineer provided
Genre(s): All
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Short North Stage

1187 N High St Columbus OH 43201
(614) 725-4042
http://www.shortnorthstage.org/
Booking Contact: Noah Rogers
Booking Email: stageleft@shortnorthstage.org
Venue Type: Theater
Capacity: Main Stage —, Green Room — 65 (seated), Ethel’s —
Age: All ages
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Other: Three performances spaces available: main stage/Garden Theater, the Green Room, Ethel’s

The Shrunken Head

251 W 5th Ave, Columbus, OH, 43201
614.299.2295
www.theshrunkenheadcolumbus.com
Booking Contact: Nick Magoteaux
Booking Email: Nick@theshrunkenheadcolumbus.com
Venue Type: Bar
Capacity: 150
Age: 18+
Payment Info:Bands keep 100% of door past the initial $75
Hospitality Info:Happy hour prices for bands, door person provided
Sound Info: System and Engineer provided
Genre(s): Rock oriented genres are favored
Other: Lighting system with DMX controller provided

Skully's Music Diner

1151 N High St Columbus OH 43201
(614) 291-8856
www.skullys.org
Booking Contact: Aaron
Booking Email: skullys_booking@yahoo.com, http://skullys.org/booking/
Venue Type: Concert Venue
Capacity: 800
Age: 18+
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Sound Info: System and engineer provided. See http://skullys.org/booking/ for full list of equipment
Genre(s): All genres.
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The Southern Theatre

21 E Main St Columbus OH 43215
(614) 719-6906
http://www.capa.com/
Booking Contact:
Booking Email: See http://www.capa.com/files/venues/southern-rental-information-2011-2012.pdf
Venue Type: theater
Capacity: 925
Age: All ages
Payment Info: Ticketmaster sales
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Spacebar

2590 N High St, Columbus, Ohio 43202
(614) 928-3808
http://spacebarcolumbus.com/
Booking Contact:
Booking Email: booking@spacebarcolumbus.com
Venue Type: bar/venue
Capacity: 175
Age: 21+ (sometimes 18+ with extra for underage)
Payment Info: Bands get 100% of cover.
Hospitality Info:
Sound Info: System and Engineer provided.
Genre(s): All genres -- great venue for punk/rock/alt bands, but also a pretty great venue for folk/indie, etc.
Other: Ear plugs available if you ask for them.

Strongwater

401 W Town St Columbus OH 43215
(614) 928-3170
http://strongwatercolumbus.com/
Booking Contact: Steve
Booking Email: strongwaterbooking@gmail.com
Venue Type: Bar/Events Space
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Payment Info: All door sales go to band. $150 Production fee to venue.
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Genre(s): All
Other: Contracts provided

The Summit

2210 Summit St Columbus OH 43201
(614) 268-9377
Booking Contact: Kevin
Booking Email: cafebourbonst@gmail.com
Venue Type: bar/venue
Capacity: 250
Age: 21+
Payment Info: overhead is $150 for sound and door
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Sound Info: System and engineer provided
Genre(s): all genres

The Tree Bar

887 Chambers Road, Columbus OH
614-725-0955
http://treebarcolumbus.com/
Booking Contact: Kyle Sowash
Booking Email: booking@treebarcolumbus.com
Venue Type: bar/venue
Capacity: 125
Age: 21+
Payment Info: % of bar Sun-Thurs, 100% of door Friday and Sat.
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Sound Info: Sound system provided, no engineer.
Genre(s): All genres

Victory's

543 S High St Columbus OH 43212
(614) 225-2577
Booking Contact: Jeff Straw
Booking Email: victoryssound@gmail.com
Venue Type: bar/sports bar/venue
Capacity: 300 - but the listening room may be smaller
Age: All ages
Payment Info: $375 guarantee -- more if you reach a certain amount.
Hospitality Info:
Sound Info: System and engineer provided.
Genre(s): All genres - rock, alt, and others tend to work best here.
Other: Half the venue is a sport bar, but if you’re there for the music, just ignore that bit. Shows are held on Fridays & Saturdays.

Wild Goose Creative

2491 Summit Street, Columbus, OH 43202
614.859.9453
http://www.wildgoosecreative.org
Booking Contact: Grace
Booking Email: grace@wildgoosecreative.com
Venue Type: diy/art space/gallery
Capacity: 120
Age: all ages
Payment Info: you must rent the room. You can charge whatever you want at the door.
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Genre(s): All genres
Other: BYOB

Woodland's Backyard

Woodlands Backyard 668 Grandview Avenue, Columbus OH 43215
614-488-2114
http://www.woodlandsbackyard.com/
Booking Contact:
Booking Email: Promotions@woodlandsproductions.com
Venue Type: bar/venue
Capacity: 400
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Sound Info: System and engineer provided
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Woodlands Tavern

1200 W 3rd Ave, Columbus OH 43212
(614) 299-4987
http://woodlandstavern.com/
Booking Contact:
Booking Email: Promotions@woodlandsproductions.com
Venue Type: bar/venue
Capacity: 300
Age: 21+
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Sound Info: System and engineer provided
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