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The Indianapolis music scene is bursting with talent. From local, home-grown bands to national and even international acts, there is always a concert to attend somewhere in the city. Below are some of the latest concert related headlines.

Barenaked Ladies Rocked the Free Stage

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It’s been One Week since I saw Barenaked Ladies at the Indiana State Fair, and I’m still in shock. 1990s Heather was amazed and excited. 1990s Barenaked Ladies are probably still trying to figure out how they landed on the free stage at a state fair. But, they absolutely rocked it. They played all my […]

Local Band Draws Big Crowds

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One of the best things about living in Indianapolis is the cultural experiences you can have on a daily basis. Indianapolis is home to many Indie musicians and artists. The city warmly encourages artists to express their creativity with a wide range of opportunities and Indies love it. You might be asking yourself with is […]

Local Musicians to Watch: Brandon Whyde & the Devils Keep

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Hailing from Beech Grove, Indiana, Brandon Whyde first started his music career as a solo artist playing at local venues such as Radio Radio and the Royal Theater in Danville, Indiana. Though a self-proclaimed introvert, you wouldn’t be able to tell when he’s on stage. When Brandon is performing he commands the attention of his […]

Indianapolis Municipal Band to perform Spring Concert

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The Indianapolis Municipal Band (IMB) will kick off its 2014 concert season with a Spring Concert on Wednesday, March 5 at 7:00pm. My good friend Lidia plays the French horn in this band, which is the oldest all-volunteer community band in the city. According to Lidia, many of the members are retired music teachers or […]

Winter Warm-Up at the Winery

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“WE WANT WARM TEMPERATURES!” is the resounding cry of Circle City residents. Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like Mother Nature is giving up winter anytime soon, but there are many businesses that hold events catered to the cold weather. Mallow Run Winery has been providing a spot for warm food, friends, wine, and live music to […]

2014 Country Megatickets On Sale Now

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The Jiffy Lube Country Megaticket is a must have music package for any country music fan. Last summer the country series was extremely successful with three of the shows completely selling out. By purchasing a ticket, you’ll get access to ten of the hottest country shows of the summer. All shows will be held at […]

Coming to Bankers Life Fieldhouse: Disney On Ice – Princesses & Heroes

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Unlike folks in Florida, who can get their fill of live Disney shows basically anytime they want, life in the north comes with no such luxury. Which is why the upcoming Disney On Ice – Princesses and Heroes show is worth marking on your calendar. This enchanting Disney production arrives in Indianapolis January 22-26, 2014 […]

Farrelly/Markiewicz Jazz Quartet to Perform Jazz Kitchen on Friday

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The Farrelly/Markiewicz Jazz Quartet will perform at the Jazz Kitchen on Friday, January 10, 2014. This is one of the more experienced groups in the area, one well-versed in jazz and its many variations. Expect styles like be-bop, latin, ballads, or basically any other jazz variation that strikes their fancy on that particular night. Gene […]

FunCityFinder’s Top-10 Things to Do on New Year’s Eve

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Three…two…one…Happy New Year! Almost. Where will you be when the clock strikes midnight? Under the mistletoe? At home with friends? Out and about? Here’s a look at 10 New Year’s Eve celebrations that will take place in Indy. New Year’s Eve at the IMA. From 9 pm – 1 am in the Pulliam Family Great […]

America’s Got Talent Auditions Coming to Indy January 25-26

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Add another high-profile event to the city’s resume, because the producers of America’s Got Talent will be shooting live in Indianapolis January 25-26, 2014. Yes, Indianapolis has been added to the 2014 list of nationwide stops, where AGT will set up shop at the Indiana Convention Center for two days in search of the ‘next […]

Serenade Jazz Orchestra’s Big Band Holiday Show at the Jazz Kitchen

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The Jazz Kitchen is the place to be Wednesday, as The Serenade Jazz Orchestra’s Big Band Holiday Show offers a unique, Big Band interpretation of classic holiday melodies. The performance starts around 7 p.m. and tickets are $10, so it you might want to arrive in time to still get a good seat. It’s a […]

Indulge Your Senses with ORANJE

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“Indulge your senses.” That is the tag line for ORANJE 2013. What the heck is ORANJE, you ask? It is one of the most prominent contemporary art & music events in the Central Indiana area, one in which artists of all sorts come together for a night of art, music, food and drink. It takes […]

Celtic Thunder to Perform at the Palladium in Carmel

Six years after debuting at The Helix in Dublin, Ireland, Irish singing group Celtic Thunder is still going strong. Accompanied by the Celtic Thunder Band, they will perform at the Palladium in Carmel’s Center for the Performing Arts Friday, October 11. The six-piece vocal ensemble is known for its dramatic shows, which feature dazzling lighting […]

Skaggs and Hornsby to Perform at Palladium on Thursday

Ricky Skaggs and Bruce Hornsby have reunited and are hitting the road for tour, the first performance of which will take place at the Palladium in Carmel’s Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 7:30pm. The tour is in support of a live album, ‘Cluck Ol’ Hen,’ which was recently recorded […]

IndyJazzFest Still in Full-Swing, Block Party

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IndyJazzFest will be in full “swing” for 3 more days. This annual festival has already seen some outstanding performances. The Blues Side, a sextet consisting of Cynthia Layne, Tad Robinson, Gordon Bonham, Rob Dixon, Kevin Anker and Frank Smith performed on Tuesday at the Jazz Kitchen. Ravi Coltrane, son of the legendary jazz saxophonist John […]

Annual Indy Irish Fest

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The 18th Annual Indy Irish Festival kicks off September 12th and runs through Sunday, the 15th at Military Park in Downtown Indianapolis. Over 30,000 people are expected to attend and experience the sights and sounds of live Irish music, step dancing, shopping, food, cultural and children’s activities, and sporting events. This year’s festival includes a […]

WARMfest Recap

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WARMfest should have been called “Ridiculously Hot Fest.” With the heat index soaring into the 100’s, staying outside at the festival became pretty hard to bear. Some left despite the high price they paid for tickets, while others stuck it out and bought water bottles from vendors to stay hydrated. Storms also put a damper […]

Smokey Robinson Brings Motown Glory Days to the Palladium in Carmel

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For many, the sound of Smokey Robinson singing calls to mind fond memories of the Motown era, a time in the early sixties when music was changing, and hits like “My Girl”, “Operator” and “The One Who Really Loves You” played over transistor radios and jukeboxes across the nation. The one thing all these songs, […]

WARMfest: A Labor Day Weekend Music & Culture Festival

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Though temps may be hot this coming Labor Day weekend, there’s an even hotter line-up coming to Broad Ripple Park for a three day music festival. WARMfest’s mission is to encourage the use of the White River as a recreational hangout space for the community by bringing together several local cultural entities and dozens of […]

The 2013 Indiana State Fair: Fun at Every Turn

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It’s that time of year again, when the smell of roasted corn on the cob and hot dogs permeates the summer air, and high-pitched screams and laughter can be heard from the midway. Yes, we are talking about the Indiana State Fair, and it’s happening now through August 18 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. This […]