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.
IBJ Podcast: Helping artists and arts organizations survive the pandemic
Podcast host Mason King talked with Julie Goodman, president and CEO of the Arts Council of Indianapolis, about the group’s fundraising efforts and grant programs meant to sustain artists and arts groups. In addition, two artists join the conversation.Read More
Indy Art & Seek project brings local art to neighborhoods citywide
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.Read More
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra seeks to get back in the black in 2020
In 2020, the ISO will hire a new concertmaster, begin the search for a new conductor, and negotiate a new contract with its musicians. And all of this comes while its leaders try to pull the orchestra out of the red.Read More
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.
Don Steffy, executive director of the Indianapolis Children’s Choir, plans to step down at the end of the year after 14 years in the position, the ICC announced Monday.
The project’s $15.75 million second phase is under construction now and will bring a permanent concert venue to the 250-acre park when it’s finished in June.
The curtain is set to be raised on a nightly five-minute patriotic light and sound presentation that local officials say will cast Monument Circle in a whole new hue and could draw tens of thousands of people annually to the iconic landmark.
The guitar was sold by former Pink Floyd frontman David Gilmour, who played it on such iconic albums as “The Dark Side of the Moon” and “The Wall."
When he leaves, Krzysztof Urbanski will have been with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra for a decade, after joining in 2011 as the youngest artistic leader of any major American orchestra.
High Alpha’s Eric Tobias talks with podcast host Mason King about what he and two other tech execs plan to change at the 81-year-old venue (think glass barware and a larger green room)—and what they think the club is already doing well.
Broad Ripple’s historic nightclub has its first new ownership since 1986. The new owners plan to maintain the Vogue as a live-music venue while expanding into other types of programming.
An indoor performing arts center is set to open this summer in a southern Indiana tourist destination a decade after arson destroyed the county’s long-popular music venue.
The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra is conducting a feasibility study on its office space needs that could lead it to leave the 17-story, 107-year-old building it owns behind Hilbert Circle Theatre.
The former “Saturday Night Live” cast member and Indianapolis native is planning the followup to her debut 2017 stand-up special, “Pizza Mind,” and honing her act on the road.
A towering limestone monument to a long-ago Indianapolis mayor will be transformed into a performance venue at Riverside Park, thanks in part to a Lilly Endowment Inc. grant.
Nearly 65 years after introducing the NFL’s first pep squad, the Indianapolis Colts are making several changes to their cheerleading program amid the backdrop of the #MeToo movement.
Two of Indy’s leading actors gave up lucrative careers in movies, TV and commercials to make a new life for themselves in central Indiana.
Circle to get $8M boost for patriotic light show as Lilly Endowment doles out $50M in special grants
The endowment said Wednesday it would fund 17 ideas across the city as part of its one-time Strengthening Indianapolis Through Arts and Cultural Innovation program.
Katy Gentry has been listening to Judy Garland since she was 13 years old and was gifted a copy of the iconic singer’s Carnegie Hall concert on vinyl.
New restrooms will be ready for concertgoers at the Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn, but a key portion of the venue’s two-year, $27 million revamp must wait until 2020.
Stages around the city are tilting toward the terrifying and dabbling in the macabre at this haunted time of year.