Leaders of a church-affiliated Indianapolis arts organization are citing an unsustainable business model as the reason why doors will close at the end of the month. Earth House Collective will host its final events on Aug. 31
In four years since begging indie acts to hit Indianapolis, MOKB Presents has become a ubiquitous name on the city's marquees. The concert-promoting duo expects to have a hand in 150 shows this year, a 50-percent increase from 2011.
The $2.75 drop is meant to enhance the concert experience at Klipsch Music Center and The Lawn at White River State Park.
Organizers of some of Indiana's county fairs and small festivals are anxiously awaiting new rules governing the type of rigging involved in last summer's deadly State Fair stage collapse.
Gov. Mitch Daniels told an entertainment industry group pushing for safer outdoor events Monday that Indiana has learned from last year's deadly State Fair stage collapse and is moving to approve emergency rules for outdoor stages.
A central Indiana business owner and radio show host plans on rebuilding a southern Indiana concert hall that hosted some of country music's top acts before it burned down in 2009.
The tour manager who was widely credited with saving the lives of country duo Sugarland before a deadly stage collapse at last summer's Indiana State Fair has become a central focus of lawyers seeking millions in damages for the families of seven people who died and dozens who were injured.
Farm Bureau Insurance is putting its name on outdoor concert venue The Lawn at White River State Park under a sponsorship agreement with event promoter Live Nation Entertainment, the companies announced Tuesday.
The country duo Sugarland want to wait until May to give depositions in lawsuits over a stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair because they're preparing to tour, their attorney argued in court motions filed Wednesday.
Sugarland resisted delaying the start of a concert at the state fair despite threatening weather that caused a deadly stage collapse, the fair's top official testified against the company that built the stage rigging.
The Indiana State Fair Commission decided Thursday to permanently move its outdoor grandstand concerts indoors and authorized spending $3.8 million to help prepare their new home: The Pepsi Coliseum located nearby on the north side Indianapolis fairgrounds.
The Indiana State Fair is moving next year's big concerts to a downtown Indianapolis arena in the wake of August's deadly outdoor stage collapse.
Indiana has hired an outside firm to help with its investigation into a fatal stage collapse at the state fair after questions were raised about the state's ability to conduct an objective probe itself.
As the multi-billion-dollar outdoor concert business has evolved from little more than shows under a canopied stage to productions featuring up to 20 tons of lighting and video equipment, experts point to the Indiana State Fair's fatal stage collapse as evidence of the necessity for caution — and regulation.
As the fair reopened Monday, investigators and the families of the dead and injured were still seeking answers to hard questions: Was the structure safe? Why were the thousands of fans not evacuated? Could anything have been done to prevent the tragedy?
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels told hundreds of people who gathered Monday for a service to remember five people killed when a stage collapsed at the Indiana State Fair that the tragedy has broken the hearts of the state's residents.