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Singing and Dancing in February

2013 Picks for Concerts and Performances


Kick up your heels this month and sing your heart out. Here is my top picks for hot shows this month.

1. Maroon 5

February 13, 2013
Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center
555 Borror Dr., Columbus, 43210
Wednesday 7:30 p.m.

From the website:Following the release of their best selling new album, Overexposed, GRAMMY winning recording artist Maroon 5 have announced details of their 2013 North American tour presented by Sony XperiaTM Smartphones. Maroon 5 will be joined by Neon Trees and Owl City on all dates making this the hottest concert package of the Spring. The Live Nation produced tour will make 31 stops across North America and will kick off on February 13 at the Schottenstein Center.

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2. Brit Floyd

March 7, 2013
The LC, Lifestyle Communities Pavilion
405 Neil Ave., Columbus, 43215
Thursday 7 p.m.

From the website: Having performed to over a half a million fans around the world since its first show in Liverpool, England in January 2011, The World's Greatest Pink Floyd Show, Brit Floyd, returns to North America in February 2013 and the UK in October and November 2013 to present P-U-L-S-E 2013, The Pink Floyd Ultimate Light & Sound Experience, a stunning new three hour show featuring note-for-note performances of five full album sides, including 'Wish You Were Here', 'Animals', 'The Wall', 'The Division Bell', and, in celebration of the 40th anniversary, Pink Floyd's defining album, 'The Dark Side of The Moon'.

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3. Tango CATS February Milonga

February 13, 2013
Camelot Cellars Winery
958 N. High St., Columbus, 43201
Wednesday 6:30-9:30 p.m.

From the website:Attention tango dancers in and around Columbus, Tango CATS are thrilled that Camelot Cellars in the Short North has generously offered us their Tuscan Room with wood floor for our monthly milonga (dance party)! We will hold our February milonga in their venue once again. We need your support to continue using their beautiful venue. Please spread the word, and more importantly, please come to enjoy the music, the wine, tango and the companionship of your friends.

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4. Columbus Gay Men's Chorus: Vox: What I Did For Love!

Dates: February 15-16, 2013
Columbus Performing Arts Center- Van Fleet Theater
549 Franklin Ave., Columbus, 43215
Friday 8 p.m. Saturday 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

From the website:We have done and would do many things for love. Celebrate with CGMC's select ensemble, Vox, on this special Valentine's Day weekend as we explore the many journeys where love takes us.

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5. Gee Wiz, I Love You!

February 17, 2013
Christ United Methodist Church
1480 Zettler Rd., Columbus, 43227
Sunday 2:30-4:30 p.m.

From the website:A special celebration of Black History and Valentine's Day all rolled in one. There will be special performance with a tribute to The Wiz, along with special guests artists. There will be fellowship, food and fun for all. You'll leave knowing how much you are loved! Proceeds from this fundraiser luncheon to benefit a summer youth dance production.

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