PLAY: The Columbia Music Arena (OH) - Winter

Posted by:  Self Employed Promoter  | When:  –  | Where: Columbia Music Arena, 832 Gallia Street, Portsmouth, Ohio, USA

  Booking 3 Sonicbids bands

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We're very excited to start a new music series every  Saturday at The legendary Columbia music arena located in Portsmouth, Ohio. Bringing live music to the entire community, we're showcasing all age events that feature 2-3 bands nightly. This is a great way to bring the community together every weekend and support local musicians. The Colombia music arena is an  Indoor venue with a large stage, air-conditioning, table and stadium seating and full bar. Come rock out with other great bands this winter and build your fan base at the Colombia music arena.


The Opportunity

  The Colombia music arena is looking for awesome bands to play throughout the winter. This is an ongoing opportunity to apply, and we'll find the best date for your band. This is an amazing opportunity to get active in a super progressive music scene and start building a fan base and relationships with one of the best venues in town. 

The Band

This is an amazing opportunity for local and nationally touring artists. If you have an amazing sound and looking to gain a wider audience, this is the gig for you!

We're looking for bands of all genres that play original music. We love Rock, Jazz, Folk, Acoustic, Country, Blues and Soul acts, but we're open to all genres if it's good music

Bands must be actively playing shows 

Bands must be willing to heavily promote the show if chosen to play

Bands are able to sell merch on-site

All acts applying must meet the criteria that we look for, lyrics, stage presence, style and artists must have a fanbase

Acts must have a solid online presence 

The Gig

Set times are 1:00-7:00 pm
Payment determined at the time of booking
We're currently booking 2-3 bands per show
This is a new series, so we're looking for acts that are looking for exposure and building a fan base, not a big pay out!

This is also a great opportunity for local, regional up and coming acts to get more visibility. If you're looking to get involved with this show, meet other artists and gain new fans, this is the gig for you!

We have more dates available than those listed. If you're interested in playing our venue, apply and we'll send you availabilities that we think fit your band!

Full PA provided

Basic backline provided 

Capacity +500

Local bands must be able to draw  +25

Bands get food tickets


  • Compensation Amount: Determined at time of booking