Indianapolis Music This Weekend: André Watts, Gov’t Mule, and More

In Indianapolis music this weekend, there are a number of interesting Indianapolis bands gracing the stages of countless Indianapolis music venues across the Circle City and Central Indiana. A couple highlights from live music this weekend in Indianapolis include Gov’t Mule at the Egyptian Room, a classic spot for Indianapolis nightlife. The Allman Brothers spinoff has been making music since 1995 and are a constant sight at music festivals across the United States.

Another top performance you shouldn’t miss this weekend is virtuoso pianist André Watts’ performance at the University of Indianapolis’ Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center. Watts has performed with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra (at the age of 16), the London Philharmonic, and many others. Watts is currently a professor at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University; his performance Sunday night is sponsored by the American Pianists Association.

Thursday, Oct 22
Sam King @ The Rathskeller Restaurant
Latin Dance Party @ The Jazz Kitchen
IL Troubadore, Goldenrod, and Mumbai Taxi @ The Melody Inn
Karaoke w/ Joni @ Kelly’s Pub Too
Street Light Suzie and Rotovox @ Birdy’s Bar & Grill
The Flying Toasters @ Joe’s Grille 2
Matthew Roberts Trio @ The Columbia Club
Friday, Oct 23
Brokencyde, Kill Paradise, The Ready Set, Watchout! There’s Ghosts, Woomblies, and Blood On The Dancefloor @ The Rathskeller
America Owns the Moon, Harley Poe, The Cousin Brothers, Miss Kimmy and Zorba @ Melody Inn
American Cabaret Theatre @ The Connoisseur Room
Mark Buselli Quintet @ Jazz Kitchen
Battle of Birdy’s w/Lies Never Sleep, Glass Identity Crisis, People vs. Radio, and Peophole @ Birdy’s Bar
Splinter Group @ Chatterbox Jazz Club
Blonde Sonja @ Brownsburg, Indiana
DJ Rob @ Kelly’s Too
Cari Ray @ 8 Seconds Saloon
Gov’t Mule @ The Murat Centre Egyptian Room
My Hidden Track @ Metropolis Shopping Center in Plainfield, Indiana
Great Scott! @ Fionn MacCool’s Irish Pub in Fishers, Indiana
Twin Peaks @ Ian’s Pub in Greenfield, Indiana
Oz @ CT Pepper’s in the Broad Ripple Village
Spanky’s Clubhouse @ Bubba’s in Mooresville, Indiana
Saturday, Oct 24
Open Mic Poetry and Music @ Language and Culture International
The Chariot, Oh Sleeper, We Came as Romans, Dead & Divine, Seven Day Sonnet, Ironsides @ The Emerson Theatre
Mike Milligan and Steam Shovel @ Rathskeller
Young Musicians and Dancers @ University of Indianapolis
Tuck and Patti @ Jazz Kitchen
Kyle Quass Quintet @ Chatterbox
Suzette Weakley @ Chateau Thomas Winery in Nashville, Indiana
Get Laid w/ Wax Eater and Trophy Wives @ Murphy Arts Building
American Cheese @ Sandstone
Born Again Floozies @ Radio Radio
Spanky’s Clubhouse @ Sidelines in Avon, Indiana
Sunday, Oct 25
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Family Series @ Hilbert Circle Theater
Storytelling Arts of Indiana presents “The Flame of Love” with Patrick Ball and the Medieval Beasts @ Indiana History Center
Andre Watts @ Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center
Impossible Jazz Collaboration @ Indianapolis Artsgarden