Join us at our next LIVE Taping!

Sat., Feb. 22, noon

Jo Ann Davidson Theatre at the Riffe Center, Columbus, OH

Featuring Grammy Award Winner & Platinum Recording Artist

Suzy Bogguss

Kerrville New Folk Winner

John Gorka

and other top songwriters!

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Songs at the Center is proud to welcome top-level songwriters to our National TV Stage. 

YOUR participation is a key part of the success of our series, having been broadcast to more than 320 public TV stations from coast-to-coast in our first five seasons.

Bring friends, and feel free to come and go as you please. (Please dress for TV, tastefully, with no logos or message apparel. Gentlemen, please…long pants only…)

Due to some audience members being taped as part of the show, all of our guests will be required to sign a publicity waiver. (If under 18, a parent/guardian signature is required.)

Join us for our first taping of Season Seven at one of Central Ohio’s premiere venues, the Jo Ann Davidson Theatre at the Riffe Center! Hosted by award-winning songwriter Eric Gnezda, Songs at the Center is seen on PBS stations from coast to coast… featuring top-flight songwriters from across the country.

At noon, our First Round features:

Suzy Bogguss
Grammy Award Winner and Platinum Artist
(In concert Sat. night at Woodward Opera House, Mt. Vernon, OH. Ticket info HERE.)

Alice Wallace
Rebelle Road Records Artist

Nashville Songwriter and Recording Artist

(First round, no ticket required.)


Then… in collaboration with our partners from Six String Concerts, we’re providing a Bonus Round, featuring:

John Gorka
Kerrville New Folk Winner

Amilia K Spicer
LA Folk-Americana Artist

Rev. Robert B. Jones, Sr.
Award-winning Songwriter and Storyteller

(Taping and private reception with these three artists free to ticket holders of Six String Concert that evening, which features John and Amilia! Ticket info HERE.)

Songs at the Center is sponsored by JobsOhio and The James, with special assistance from CAPA.

Hosted by Award-winning Songwriter Eric Gnezda

Davidson Theatre, Riffe Center

 77 South High Street
Columbus, OH 43215

The Jo Ann Davidson Theatre is on the third floor of the Vern Riffe Center for Government and the Arts, directly across the street from the Ohio Statehouse.

Once entering the Riffe Center, take escalators from the High Street entrance to the Riffe Center.

Parking options:
Ohio Statehouse Underground Parking Garage
1 Capitol Square  
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Columbus Commons Parking Garage
55 East Rich Street  
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Huntington Center Garage
41 South High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Vern Riffe Garage
77 South Front Street 
Columbus, Ohio 43215