The Beat casts an eye to upcoming concerts and coverage... and other stuff

The Beat debated including the first-ever (it's not really first annual until there's more than one, right?) Bubba's Bash in this week's Fab Five.
The event is a dream come true for PGA Tour golfer Bubba Watson (Even more so than his recent Masters victory? Probably.) – a cool event featuring a slate of Christian artists headlined by Toby Mac and Jeremy Camp, to be held Tuesday, May 29, at Lifestyle Communities Pavilion.
That's early Memorial Tournament Week for readers more in tune to golf than music.
But as we have been unable to confirm the participation of "The Golf Boys," a musical foursome featuring Watson and fellow pros Ben Crane, Rickie Fowler and Hunter Mahan, we held off.
If you're not familiar with the YouTube sensation that is the such-as-it-is boy-band's debut Oh, Oh, Oh, well, stop reading and go search it.
But then come back ... .
We're sure we've seen commitments from those golfers to play the tournament, so we suppose there's a chance.
Watson "fore" sure will make an appearance at the event, discussing his fundraising efforts to build a medical clinic in Liyavo, Africa, among other things. The clinic is the primary beneficiary of Bubba's Bash.
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The Broadway in Columbus presentation of the Tony Award-winning musical Memphis begins Tuesday, May 29, at the Ohio Theatre.
Check the May 31 edition of The Beat for a feature story with former Columbusite and cast member Peter Matthew Smith, and visit for some video as well.

The BeatBlog at had a cool piece last week on an Instagram photography exhibit – talk about "modern art."
Anyway, if you missed the piece, you likely also missed the exhibit.
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