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Indianapolis Music This Weekend: Broad Ripple Music Fest, Steve Allee, and More

This week in Indianapolis music, head out to the Broad Ripple Village to see some of the greatest Indiana and Indianapolis bands in action at the Broad Ripple Music Fest. This Indianapolis cultural district will be a hive of artists, musicians, and other creative types on Saturday, October 17. Over 150 bands will be bringing the rock, serenading the public, and blowing away convention across twenty different stages at this Indianapolis festival.

Sponsored by NUVO Newsweekly, Upland Brewery, My Old Kentucky Blog, Asthmatic Kitty, WTTS 92.3, and many more Indianapolis businesses and record labels, the Broad Ripple Music Fest promises to be an exciting Indianapolis event.

Besides the Broad Ripple Music Fest, there are plenty of other great concerts going on in Indianapolis this weekend. Take a look at the Indianapolis show calendar below to figure out who you want to see this weekend.

Thursday, Oct 15
Rich Hardesty Band @ Scotty’s Brewhouse
Phile Pierle @ The Rathskeller Restaurant
Okay Death Ray and Perverse Engineer @ The Melody Inn
Karaoke with Joni @ Kelly’s Pub Too
Latin Dance Party @ The Jazz Kitchen
Tyrone Wells, The Myriad, and Matt Hires @ Birdy’s Bar & Grill
The Flying Toasters @ Joe’s Grille 2
GWAR, Job for a Cowboy, The Red Chord @ The Vogue
Protocol @ Indiana Roof Ballroom
Bane, Foundation, Post Collapse, In the Face of War @ Murphy Arts Center
The Postmarks and Brookville @ Radio Radio
Friday, Oct 16
Third Friday @ Language and Culture International
The Almost, Drive A, My Hidden Track, and Something to Call a Hero @ The Emerson Theatre
“The Sounds of Sacred Spain” by the Early Music Institute at Indiana University @ Indianapolis Museum of Art
Punch Judy @ Rathskeller Restaurant
Punkin Holler Boys, Art Adams, and Vegas 66 @ Melody Inn
Joe Snidero and Steve Allee @ Jazz Kitchen
Jake Brothers, Northern Kind, Dirty Third, Waldemere Revival, Andrew Bean and the Lady Apollo, and Wilson @ Birdy’s Bar
Cousin Roger @ The Ale Emporium
Dave and Rae @ Jillian’s Downtown
Toy Factory @ That Place in Greenwood, Indiana
DJ Rob @ Kelly’s Too
Broad Ripple Music Fest Kickoff Party w/ Johnny Socko, Madlab, and Nightjar @ The Vogue Theatre
Jason Patchett @ Indianapolis Artsgarden
Brian Wallen @ Bread Ladies in Greenfield, Indiana
Joe Meltdown, Donald Glaude, JJ Flores, Steve Smooth @ 8 Seconds Saloon
Mike Gales @ The Music Mill
Brian Hodge @ Vito’s
Mudkids @ Music Mill
Living Proof @ Hoosier Park in Anderson, Indiana
Spanky’s Clubhouse @ The Rockhouse Cafe
Saturday, Oct 17
Indianapolis Symphonic Choir @ Clowes Memorial Hall in Butler University
Everwrath, Judgement, Eyes On Fire, Halibrid, Sylvia Lykins @ The Emerson
Orkestra Projekt @ Earth House Collective
Broad Ripple Music Fest w/ Rodeo Ruby Love, Mudkids, Early Day Miners, and more @ Birdy’s, Alley Cat Lounge, The Monkey’s Tale, Broad Ripple Steakhouse, Connor’s Pub, and others
Born Again Floozies @ Melody Inn
Stringtown Pickers @ The Country Market in Zionsville, Indiana
Jen Edds @ Indianapolis Art Center
Day Job Blues @ Pinheads in Fishers, Indiana
10th of Never @ Fionn MacCool’s Irish Pub
Sunday, Oct 18
NeverShoutNever, Meg & Dia, and Now Now Every Children @ Emerson Theatre
Great Scott! @ Indiana University – Purdue University (IUPUI)
Cari Ray @ Indiana State Fairgrounds
The Michaels @ Easley Winery
Gasoline Heart, Adam and Dave’s Bloodline, and My Hidden Track @ Big Car Gallery
Jaybird Wilson and the Brothers in Time @ The Slippery Noodle Inn
Sour Mash @ Connor’s