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British Rock Legends, The Moody Blues, Play The Lawn at White River State Park

Summer concert season is in full swing in Indianapolis music. With great outdoor Indianapolis music venues like The Lawn at White River State Park and the Verizon Wireless Music Center in Noblesville, Indiana, Indianapolis is a major touring spot for the world’s best musicians. British rock legends The Moody Blues play The Lawn at White River State Park in Indianapolis downtown Wednesday, June 23, 2010, offering solid gold sounds. Tickets to this Indianapolis event are between $28.00 and $81.00. The concert starts at 7:30 pm. Don’t miss this exciting Indianapolis performing arts event in the heart of Indianapolis downtown.

The Moody Blues have been a distinguished rock and roll phenomenon for more than four decades. The Moody Blues have been an artistic force in the international music world since the British invasion of the 1960s Supergroups. Their unique musical perspective have lit up the hearts and minds of millions of rock fans with inspiring anthems like “Nights in White Satin,” “Tuesday Afternoon” and “I’m Just a Singer (In a Rock and Roll Band), which expertly decode universal themes of love, compassion and peace.

A staple of many global radio stations’ rotation, The Moody Blues have played concert arenas around the world. Their music was immortalized on “The Simpsons” and has been featured in movies, television and national advertising campaigns for corporations like VISA. The group is not only an integral part of music history, but also a thread in the fabric of popular culture for the past forty years.

Since their first album in 1967 Days of Future Passed, The Moody Blues have established a reputation for producing music that bridges the gap between classical and pop rock genres, offering a sound like no other. In fact their flagship release stayed on the charts for more than two years, and is considered among the best selling classic rock albums of all time. With Justin Hayward on guitar and vocals, John Lodge on bass and vocals and Graeme Edge on the drums, this threesome is an unparalleled combination of integrity and commitment. They create rock music at a depth at is unprecedented and inspiring, the Moody Blues have created pleasing harmonies in an ever changing landscape of popular music.

The group has sold more than 70 million albums world wide, earning an astonishing fourteen platinum and gold discs. Having recorded an incredible sixteen studio albums, an astonishing twenty compilation albums and seven unbelievable live albums, The Moody Blues have an unprecedented music library. With famous songs like “Ride My See Saw,” “The Story in Your Eyes,” “Isn’t Life Strange,” “Your Wildest Dreams” and “I Know You’re Out There Somewhere,” The Moody Blues have produced number one, top five, top ten, top twenty, top forty, multi platinum, platinum and gold albums and singles. There popularity has sent them on several international sold out tours, making them one of the top grossing album and touring bands in existence.

A highly respected group of musicians, The Moody Blues have garnered praise from just about every musical journal around the world. “The sound of The Moody Blues can only be described as sublime,” says Music Connection. “While most rock bands waved banners of anger, protest and confusion, the Moodies always offered rock fans another option with eloquent songs that have called for reverence, compassion and insight.”

The band first appeared as a five-some in Birmingham, England in 1964, with John Lodge and Graeme Edge as original members. Justin Hayward joined the band a few years later. After gaining local prominence and a few national hits, the group signed with Deram Records, who produced their first five albums from 1968 to 1972. After decades of ups and downs in the music industry, The Moody Blues have proved for once and all their staying power.

Video: The Moody Blues at The Lawn at White River State Park Downtown, Indianapolis, Indiana

 

As their 2009-2010 tour progresses, the Moody Blues continue to live on. No matter the state of things in the world, their music offers solace in a peaceful world. As they continue to tour and perform for millions of fans around the world, The Moody Blues will always offer that unique experience of rock and roll delivered with connectedness, commitment and a sentiment of peace. Their upcoming concert in Indianapolis downtown is simply an extension of The Moody Blues experience. True fans and newbies alike will revel in a powerful outdoor concert and music experience at The Lawn at White River State Park.

Don’t miss their concert at The Lawn at White River State Park in Indianapolis downtown on Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 7:30 pm. With prime Indianapolis real estate downtown, White River State Park is located near a host of other Indianapolis attractions such as the Indianapolis Canal Walk, the Indiana State Museum, the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art and the Indianapolis Zoo. Enjoy the sights and sounds of downtown as you relax to the music of The Moody Blues.

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The Moody Blues
Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 7:30 pm

White River State Park
801 E Washington St
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317.233.2424
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