The software developer moved to Denver, where he organized music festivals, and Atlanta, where he co-founded AudioKit Pro, a company that makes apps used on Apple’s mobile operating system. But he came back to Indianapolis last year.
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Fans of Doja Cat and Twenty One Pilots will look up to see dancers descend from the 49th floor to the 23rd floor of Salesforce Tower.
Pandemic-related closures and capacity limits affected music venues throughout Indianapolis and the nation, but live music made a comeback.
On Dec. 11, Irsay set a new record for an auction price paid for a bass guitar, bidding $471,900 for the instrument McCartney played in the 1970s and 1980s.
Ohio-based Elevation Festivals will add WonderRoad to a music festival portfolio that includes annual events WonderStruck in Cleveland and WonderBus in Columbus.
Following a pandemic-affected roster of 25 concerts in 2021 and just three shows in 2020, the Noblesville amphitheater already has 10 shows on the schedule for 2022. Owner Live Nation is predicting a record year for the live-music industry.
Since August, she’s hosted a daily radio show at Internet-based station Amazing Radio. The show, which airs at noon on weekdays, features indie pop, with a focus on Los Angeles- and West Coast-based artists.
Opening a physical location for a collaboration-based company might appear risky during the peak months of the pandemic. But for Indianapolis-based Rock Garage, it seemed like the only way to go.
Indianapolis-based concert and event promoter MOKB Presents announced Thursday that it has reached an exclusive deal with The Pavilion at Pan Am to handle the venue’s public concert and entertainment schedule.
The historic Chatterbox Jazz Club on Massachusetts Avenue downtown is so tiny that opening under pandemic restrictions would have meant just 20 or so people could be inside. That’s no way to make money. But now, the restrictions are gone and the club is about to reopen.
Violin virtuoso Zachary DePue built an international following while at the ISO from 2007 to 2018, but was just as well known for his side projects, including Time for Three, a classical/bluegrass/pop crossover group.
Hilbert Circle Theatre in downtown Indianapolis, The Palladium in Carmel and The Vogue in Broad Ripple are among the venues that are getting back to business starting as soon as Friday.
The Vogue on Friday announced it was partnering with the Holliday Park Foundation for a weekend summer concert series called “Rock The Ruins,” with shows at at Holliday Park from June to September.
Teachers Credit Union has signed on as the naming-rights partner for the newly renovated concert venue at White River State Park, but those involved in the deal aren’t sharing details about the contract.
Indiana would join 32 other states, including bordering states like Illinois, Ohio and Kentucky, in having a music production incentive program if the bill passes.
Pollstar on Friday said the live events industry should have hit a record-setting $12.2 billion this year, but instead it incurred $9.7 billion in losses.
The newer songs are more professional than inspired. Occasionally, they even slip into cliché; the “crown of thorns” phrase usually suggests a need to try harder.
Mandolin’s digital platform—designed to help artists, venues and fans connect through live music—has attracted some big-name investors including Marc Benioff, the founder and CEO of Salesforce.
Keep Indianapolis Beautiful and the Arts Council of Indianapolis have teamed up with 72 local artists for a project that has put 107 pieces of art on temporary display all over town.