City Market to join ArtsGarden in offering live music

Plans calls for regular schedule of musicians

June 4, 2010
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The plan announced today for the latest renovation of City Market (see IBJ story here) calls for a regular schedule of music performances.

I'm all for that--not just for the sake of audiences but also for local musicians..

But this isn't something new. Let's not forget that we've already got the Indianapolis ArtsGarden offering music a few days a week for lunching downtowners. For example, Caribbean party band The Tides is in on Saturday. The Luke Austin Dougherty Jam Band plays on Tuesday. For more, click here.

Given the news about City Market, I'm curious if you've serendipitously stopped to listen to music in the ArtsGarden. Or if you've gone out of your way to see a particular band or musician there.

And, more importantly, who would you like to hear at City Market?

Your thoughts?.

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  • Pro-Local
    I agree - acts should be limited to local artists. There is a lot of great, local talent here. I would love to see Jeff Day play at the City Market.
  • Group
    The Why Store would be nice
  • Pro Local Musicians
    Kendall Phillips would be great. Placed Top 5 in the National Colgate Country Showdown in Nashville TN this year.
  • ArtsGarden
    The UINDY Flute Choir plays at the ArtsGarden frequently at lunchtime. I always go to hear my niece play. The acoustics are good, and sometimes the birds sing along.

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