The entertainment promoter, which already manages the historic building and performance venue by Mass Ave, has a pending deal to buy it from the Murat Temple Association.
The Anderson City Council will have to approve the city's involvement in the transfer of the closed 9,000-seat Wigwam gymnasium to a private group planning to reopen it.
The amphitheater sold almost 570,000 tickets to 34 shows last year, the most in recent history, as the live-entertainment industry rebounded from a recession-related slump. Ticket sales at Klipsch were up 60 percent from 2011, when it scheduled about 10 fewer events.
The Indiana Senate passed a bill to lift the ban 33-13 last month, and the state House now has the measure. It cleared the second of its required three readings in the House on Monday.
What started with a call out of the blue last year has turned into a six-figure revenue stream for the Indiana State Fairgrounds. And that revenue stream could get a lot bigger.
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.
Lilly Endowment’s $500,000 gift will help fund needed maintenance to the historic building on Indiana Avenue. Center directors say the theater needs a new HVAC system, in addition to electrical wiring, lighting and sound equipment.
The $2.75 drop is meant to enhance the concert experience at Klipsch Music Center and The Lawn at White River State Park.
Organizers plan to put on a central Indiana county fair as best they can despite a weekend fire that destroyed its 133-year-old wooden grandstands.
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.
The Harrison Center’s gallery for promoting urban neighborhoods was chosen from among 2,000 applicants.