Who is performing concerts in Columbus this week? Roger Waters, Jason Bonham and more

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There are concerts going on all week in Columbus in venues around the city.

It can be hard to keep up with who is performing and where, so The Dispatch has you covered. Each Monday, we will give you a snapshot of concerts happening in the city.

Need information on Roger Waters’ performance at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Nationwide Arena? Or how about Jason Bonham, son of legendary Led Zeppelin drummer, John Bonham, taking the stage for a Led Zeppelin tribute at 8 p.m. Sunday at the Bluestone? We have all that and more in the look at this week’s concerts in Columbus.

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Several concerts are taking place this week in Columbus.
Several concerts are taking place this week in Columbus.

Andrew Bird Aug. 9 at Kemba Live

A two-time Grammy-nominated artist, Bird will play at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Kemba Live, 405 Neil Ave. The indie-rock multi-instrumentalist will make his appearance with Iron and Wine. Tickets can be purchased at ticketmaster.com. 

Also performing in Columbus on Tuesday:

Hotel Mira, 7 p.m., The Basement, 391 Neil Ave.

King Lil G, 8 p.m., Skully’s Music-Diner, 1151 N. High St.

Drivin N Cryin, 8 p.m., Natalie’s Grandview, 945 King Ave.

The Spill Canvas, 8 p.m., Rumba Cafe, 2507 Summit St.

Roger Waters is coming to Nationwide Arena.
Roger Waters is coming to Nationwide Arena.

Roger Waters Aug. 10 at Nationwide Arena

Co-founder of the band Pink Floyd, the former band's bassist, Waters will perform at 8 p.m. Wednesday in Nationwide Arena, 200 W. Nationwide Blvd. Tickets are still available. Visit www.nationwidearena.com

Also performing on Wednesday: 

Lil Red & The Rooster, 6-8 p.m. Natalie’s Grandview, 945 King Ave.

The Driver Era, 6:30 p.m., Kemba Live, 405 Neil Ave.

Glenn Miller Orchestra, 7 p.m., Palace Theatre, 34 W. Broad St.

The Stolen, Carver Commodore, twentylove, 8 p.m., Rumba Cafe, 2507 Summit St.

Dizzy Wright, Aug. 11 at Skully's Music-Diner

The nephew of iconic Bone Thugs and Harmony rappers, NAMES, Dizzy Wright has made a name himself in the rap game. Now, he's bringing his success to Columbus, performing at 8 p.m. Thursday at Skully's Music-Diner, 1151 N. High St.

Also performing on Thursday:

Bee Taylor, 7 p.m., Woodlands Tavern, 1200 W. 3rd Ave.

Goodbye June, 7 p.m., The Basement, 391 Neil Ave.

The Curtails, 6 p.m., Natalie’s Grandview, 945 King Ave.

Curtis Salgado, 8 p.m., Natalie’s Grandview

Midnight Jam for Nan, 11 p.m., Natalie’s Grandview

Garbage Greek & The Cordial Suns, 8 p.m., Rumba Cafe, 2507 Summit St.

Ted Nugent is coming to Kemba Live.
Ted Nugent is coming to Kemba Live.

Ted Nugent, Aug. 12 at Kemba Live

Guitarist Ted Nugent will play at 7 p.m. at Kemba Live, 405 Neil Ave. The former lead guitarist and vocalist for popular band The Amboy Dukes, Nugent is a big name coming to the venue Friday night. He's also known for his controversial political commentary and was investigated by the Secret Service for comments he made about former President Barack Obama.

Also performing on Friday:

• Robert Mason Trio, 6:30 p.m., Natalie's Grandview, 945 King Ave

The Everlasting Happiness, 8 p.m., Natalie's Grandview

Producing A Kind Generation with Levi Brown, Dire Wolf, friends with Elephants, 8 p.m., Skully's Music-Diner, 1151 N. High St.

Friendship + Tenci, 9 p.m., Rumba Cafe, 2507 Summit St.

Pete Mills Trio, Aug. 13 at Natalie's Grandview

The popular saxophonist and composer, Mills will take the stage at 6 p.m. Natalie's Saturday evening. There are a host of shows at Natalie's on Saturday, but don't miss Pete Mills kicking things off.

Also performing on Saturday:

Hellroys with Apple Bottom Game, Zach Whitney Show, The 3 Speeds7 p.m., Woodlands Tavern, 1200 W. 3rd Ave.

Son’s of Gladys; Elvis tribute, 8 p. m., Natalie’s. Grandview, 945 King Ave.

Dinner on the Diamond featuring the Buckinghams, 8 p.m., Huntington Park, 330 Huntington Park Lane

Amelia & Friends, 9 p.m., Rumba Cafe, 2507 Summit St.

Jason Bonham will perform at the Bluestone this week.
Jason Bonham will perform at the Bluestone this week.

Jason Bonham, Aug. 14 at the Bluestone

Bonham, the son of former Led Zeppelin drummer, John Bonham, will have a Led Zeppelin tribute show at 8 p.m. Since the passing of his father in 1980, he's performed with Led Zeppelin at times, but he'll be at the Bluestone on his own on Sunday. Still, he has the background to put on quite the Led Zeppelin show.

Also performing on Sunday:

Ballyhoo and Shwayze with Surfer Girl, 7 p.m., Woodlands Tavern, 1200 W. 3rd Ave.

Sleigh Bells, 8 p.m., Newport Music Hall, 1722 N. High St.

Cameron Teague Robinson CTeagueRob@gannett.com; Twitter: @cj_teague

This article originally appeared on The Columbus Dispatch: Must-see concerts in Columbus the week of Aug. 8