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Columbus Arena District Digest | Week of August 26, 2019

Have some free time this upcoming week? Wondering what to do, where to go or what to eat in downtown Columbus? Here is the Columbus Arena District Digest for the week of August 26, 2019:



Shawn Mendes: The Tour 

Tuesday, August 27 | Nationwide Arena | 7:30 PM

On Tuesday, pop icon Shawn Mendes will be stopping through downtown Columbus on his worldwide tour! Known for hits like ‘Señorita,’ ‘Stitches’ and ‘Treat You Better’, Mendes is sure to put on a spectacular performance at Nationwide Arena. He will also be joined by special guest, Alessia Cara! Get your tickets here.


Phantogram with Bob Moses

Wednesday, August 28 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 6:30 PM

Phantogram, an New York City-based duo, will be rocking the night away at EXPRESS LIVE! this Wednesday, with special guests, electronic duo Bob Moses, along for the ride! Famous for hits like ‘You Don’t Get Me High Anymore’ and ‘Fall in Love’, Phantogram is guaranteed to put on a great show. Get tickets here.


Ted Nugent

Friday, August 30 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 6:30 PM

The Motor City Madman, Ted Nugent, is coming to downtown Columbus! Join the singer/songwriter as he performs with special guest, Michael Austin, at EXPRESS LIVE! this Friday. The former guitarist of the Amboy Dukes is ready to bring the house down with a show you won’t want to miss. Grab your tickets here.



Farmers Market

Thursday, August 29 | Battelle Plaza | 11 AM – 1:30 PM

Visit the Arena District Farmers Market this Thursday at Battelle Plaza from 11 AM to 1:30 PM—featuring tons of local farmers and artisans selling fresh, locally made produce and merchandise! We are sure you will find something to enjoy, so be sure to check it out!


What We’re Looking Forward To

Loper & Randi’s Great Summer Smokeout ft. Highly Suspect

Saturday, September 14 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 5 PM


End your summer with a bang! Loper & Randi—two of Columbus’ top morning personalities on 99.7 The Blitz—are hosting some of the country’s best rock bands during their Great Summer Smokeout 2019 at EXPRESS LIVE! on September 14. Highly Suspect will headline the event, with Red Sun Rising, Slothrust and BRKENLOVE opening the show. Don’t miss this incredible night—get your tickets now.

Columbus Blue Jackets 2019-2020 Season

October 4-April 2 | Nationwide Arena | Various Times

After their stunning end to a fantastic 2018-2019 season, the Columbus Blue Jackets are back with a vengeance. The Jackets’ 2019-2020 schedule was recently released, and it includes 41 Nationwide Arena home games! While that seems like a lot, they can go by in the blink of an eye—plan which games you want to see, secure your tickets and watch the Blue Jackets battle their way back to the Stanley Cup playoffs. It’ll be an exciting season, and we can’t wait for it to start!


Stay tuned for our next edition of Arena District Digest!

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