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Three Rivers Festival is back!

Since 1969, Fort Wayne has celebrated the source of its founding, our three rivers, with a festival that brings the community together, the Three Rivers Festival. With each passing year, the festival grows and adds more fun to their lineup. This Read more >

Homage to Hoagy Carmichael in Bloomington and Richmond, Indiana

Indiana has produced two great composer-lyricists (what we call “songwriters” these days): Cole Porter of Peru (Miami County), and Hoagy Carmichael of Bloomington (Monroe County). While Hoagy may not have his own bed-and-breakfast like Porter, he does have his own Read more >

Embrace Your Punk Roots at the Irving Theater

You’ve been to shows at Klipsch Music Center and the Egyptian Room at Old National Centre, but if you’re looking for a more intimate concert experience, look no further than the Irving Theater. Located in Irvington, a historic neighborhood on Read more >

Do317 Lounge: Indy’s Hidden Music Venue

A city boasting intimate music venues isn’t something that rolls off the tongue when recommending Indianapolis to travelers. Quite frankly, Indianapolis isn’t even on the radar for many concertgoers when it comes to live music. Sure, downtown caters to large Read more >

Styx Puts On An Awesome Show at Indiana State Fair

Last night I finally got to see my first rock concert when I was 14. Let me explain that: when I was a kid, I was never allowed to go to concerts. There were — allegedly; I never found out Read more >

Last Weekend for Guitars Exhibit at Eiteljorg Museum

With two kids who play guitar and another who plays drums, a trip to the Eiteljorg’s Guitars! exhibit was a natural one. My only disappointment is that we waited until there’s just a few days left before we went to Read more >

Experience the Indianapolis Symphony Under the Stars

Outdoor concerts are fairly easy to come by in the summer. All of them provide the opportunity to hear wonderful music while enjoying the best of the summer weather. But one of my favorites is Symphony on the Prairie. This Read more >

“moontree music fest” In Greensburg, September 7, 2013

Fans of k.d. lang and e.e. cummings rejoice! The “moontree music fest” is coming to Greensburg, Indiana (Decatur County) Saturday, September 7, 2013. Clarification: k.d. lang and e.e. cummings will not be at the “moontree music fest.” Rather, the festival Read more >