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Downtown Live Concert Series

VOTE NOW! July 7 Downtown Live Opening Act

Help us pick the opening act to kick off the Downtown Live Concert Series, presented by the Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District. We’ve narrowed it down to these 5 options, but the final decision is up to you! Voting will close on Wednesday, June 29 at 11 pm. 

Vote now>>

Free Music. Food Trucks. Spirits.

Thursdays in July, 5:30-10:30pm

Presented by the Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District

Thursdays are the new Friday: DowntownLIVE is a chance to decompress from the work week and check out the local music scene. The world-class Columbus Bicentennial Pavilion at Columbus Commons plays host to free concerts that fire-up at 5:30pm.  You can warm-up for the night (or cool-off) at the house bar starting at 5pm. Thanks to the local improv group, Hashtag Comedy, for serving as our MC for this series.

Event Date  Opening Act #1   Opening Act #2  Main Act 
July 7 Crowd Sourced - TBD Osage The Spikedrivers
July 14 Simba Jordan Angela Perley & The Howlin' Moons The Floorwalkers
July 21 Donna Mogavero The Fabulous Johnson Brothers Conspiracy
July 28 Momentum-Excellence at the Speed of Dance Popgun Mojoflo



5:00pm Bar and food trucks open
5:30pm Opening act #1 (45 mins)
7:00pm Opening act #2 (75 mins)
9:00pm Main act (90 mins)

Food Truck Line Up

Food trucks will be on site starting and 5 pm. Tortilla and Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams will also be open near the carousel. Learn more>>

July 7: Paddy Wagon, Mojo Tago, Daredevil Dogs, Mixing Bowl Asian Grill
July 14: Paddy Wagon, Philly Buster, En Place, Loops
July 21: Paddy Wagon, Cheesy Truck, Pitabilities
July 28: Paddy Wagon, Cheesy Truck, Daredevil Dogs, Loops

Downtown Live Rules

Blankets and chairs are welcome; please leave coolers at home. Beverage and food-truck concessions are available on site.