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Saturday, March 28

proudly servicing
Fountain Square Brewing
the Irving Theater welcomes
Indiana NORML
40th Anniversary Benefit Concert

with music by:
Indyca Muzic
Chief Greenbud
Shaded Sound
Delta Duo

Steve Dillon
Neal Smith

Saturday, March 28 |  7:00p  |  $15 / $20 (dos)  |  21+

Indiana NORML believes that doctors should have the right to prescribe or recommend products of the plant for medicinal purposes.  They further believe that Cannabis provides a superior source of products for fuels, oils, paper, plastics, building materials, fiber and food. We encourage the use of Cannabis/Hemp for those purposes.  : (NORML) is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization whose goal is to reform laws in Indiana regarding the growing, possession and use of Cannabis. This includes the medical, industrial and personal uses of the plant.  :Indiana NORML does not encourage violation of the law or use by persons under 18 years of age.
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Sunday, March 29

the Irving Theater welcomes
The Kickback

Sunday, March 29  |  7:00p  |  $12

Prepare to embark on a journey with DREAMERS, with their unique brand of grunge that is nostalgic for a space somewhere between art-school eccentric and the late 1970s punk scene.  Drawing inspiration from the likes of John Lennon and David Lynch, DREAMERS first sent their kaleidoscopic sound out into the universe with their self-titled debut EP (November 18, 2014) and now return with their highly anticipated follow up,  This Album Does Not Exist, due in late Summer of 2015.

Their colorfully passionate music tugged at heartstrings and had tastemakers dancing around the room all in one fell swoop, with praise pouring in from the likes of Billboard, Spin, Alternative Press, Vice NOISEY, Guitar World, and major buzz from the blogosphere and HypeM heavy hitters like The Wild Honey Pie, Earmilk and Baeble.  Their lead single “Wolves” has been in full rotation on SiriusXM’s AltNation for over 10 weeks and has climbed the Alt18 Countdown (based on fan votes) - where it has remained for 8 weeks, peaking at #7.  It has also received spins on KROQ and reached #2 on alternative specialty radio's FMQB and KKBB charts.The band has shared the stage with indie rock royalty including The Vaccines,  The 1975, Bear Hands, Walk The Moon, Oberhofer, Broncho and will be the direct support on a winter tour Public Service Broadcasting.  Not band for an unsigned indie band, huh?

Comprised of Nick Wold (vocals, guitar), Chris Bagamery (drums, backup vocals), and Nelson (bass, backup vocals) DREAMERS are (for the meantime) currently wandering in Brooklyn.  With Nick and Chris having awoken in Seattle and Nelson in Maryland, they each found a contemplative solace in music, and first met in another life as part of four-piece band, Motive.  After catching the attention of the likes of MTV2 and New York Times as well as opening slots for the likes of The Vaccines and Bear Hands, Motive eventually parted ways only to reform in this current life as a three-piece outfit, which would become DREAMERS.

DREAMERS’ upcoming LP is a psychedelic collection of indie rock tunes that journeys through an array of experiences culminating one transcendental moment.  With each track a mystifying journey and tale in itself, DREAMERS are ultimately here for one purpose - to help you follow your dream, whatever it may be..
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Comprised of Billy Yost (vocals, guitar), Eamonn Donnelly (bass), Jonny Ifergan (guitar), and Ryan Farnham (drums), Chicago’s The Kickback is a result of Billy’s emigration to The Windy City from rural South Dakota in late 2009 and the subsequent Craigslist pleas seeking out band members.  The group’s music (with songs exploring journalists banding together in the early 1980s to battle the decline of print journalism through sheer ultra-violence to the emasculation of trying to protect the woman you love in a city you don’t understand in a body you know is eventually going in the ground) have earned the group wide praise from Rolling Stone, Sound Opinions contributor Jim Derogatis, You Ain’t No Picasso, the Chicago Tribune, and many more.

After a steady two years of touring and supporting acts like White Rabbits, Smith Westerns, Here We Go Magic, Tapes ‘n Tapes, and Telekinesis (all-the-while earning a reputation as a stellar and explosive live act), the band is preparing to release Sorry All Over The Place (named after a fictional footnote in David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest), their debut album produced by Spoon’s Jim Eno.
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Saturday, April 4

Transylvanian Lip Treatment presents
Midnight Picture Show
USA 1975 | digital | Dir: Jim Sharman | 100min | R

Saturday, April 4  |  Midnight  |  $6
17+ unless accompanying parent or adult guardian

This campy cult classic (which unfortunately, we can't name here, but you can watch the trailer over there) is the most popular midnight movie of all time.  A corn-fed all-American couple stumbles onto a creepy castle one night when their car breaks down, entering a world they never dreamed existed. The castle turns out to be inhabited by a collection of kinky Transylvanian freaks led by a mad bisexual transvestite.  The film gained notoriety as the most successful midnight movie ever, in which hundreds of cult fans show up in costume and act out scenes from the movie.

You are not allowed to bring your own props.  Prop kits are available at the show.  Prop kits include rice (during the wedding scene at the very beginning, throw yours in celebration), a newspaper (during the rain scene, keep dry), noise maker (during the creation speech, celebrate and MAKE SOME NOISE), toilet paper (when the doctor breaks through the lab wall, hurl your "scotts" tissue), and toast (make your toast during the birthday dinner...toss it), will be available at the show for $4.  YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO COME IN COSTUME.

Doors open at 11:00pm.  Virgin sacrifice before the show.  The movie begins at Midnight.
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Next Midnight Picture Show - Saturday, May 9

Wednesday, April 15

the Irving Theater welcomes
The Me And What Army Tour

My Sweet Fall
We Love You
Sexist Alexis
Cody Almond

Wednesday, April 15  |  7:00p  |  $5 / $7 (dos)

Rosedale is not a hipster band. (What the hell is a hipster anyways?).  Rosedale is not a hardcore band, not a boy band, he is not known for his tattoos, he doesn't star on some reality show, and he's not an artist who hinges his future on pitchfork declaring he is the hot new sound...and he is ok with that.  Rosedale is the musical outlet for Mike Liorti.  A 6 foot 9 friendly giant who can play piano,guitar and sing like a juggernaut.  He plays what most would call aggressive pop music, and he does it because he loves it.  He doesn't care if it's not your cup of tea...but if you're thirsty he's brewing up a new pot for you.
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Saturday, April 18

the Irving Theater welcomes

Eve To Adam
DJ Trisq

Saturday, April 18  |  7:30p  |  $8 / $10 (dos)

The Indianapolis based duo, I-Exist, have transcended the limits of Modern Rock.  Through an uncompromising focus on creativity, the band have found a sound all their own featuring delicate ambient soundscapes, soaring vocal melodies, and heart pounding rhythmic patterns.  After performing over 100 shows across 42 states on their Human Hologram Tour in 2014, I-Exist is alive now more than ever.

Starting out as a concept from a cabin in the middle of the woods, which Brian Lenington (vocals, synth, guitar, cello) called home at the time, I-Exist found it's core in 2007 with Buddy Jackson (guitar, vocals), Cameron Bailey (drums, vocals), and Jon Bolotte (bass, vocals).  The band took it's first major swing with their debut full length album in 2009 titled "Within Imagination", which scored their single "Fire Fly" on the Major Motion Picture Soundtrack "SAW 3D: The Final Chapter" as well as a music video feature for "Pass Out" on the movie's Blu Ray / DVD release.  The band rode the success of that release beginning with a national tour in the Spring of 2010 and into 2011.

Never settling for the status quo, the group set out to do the unthinkable with their next release.  In 2012, I-Exist announced that they would be unleashing an epic, four-volume concept album entitled Humanity which released alongside each season of that year.  Spanning 24 tracks, the collection became a force of its own, bringing the listener into a world rarely achieved in rock music. Narrated by voice actor Adam Crowe, "Humanity" pushed the band's sound beyond all previous boundaries with cello tracks, hand percussion, and orchestral scores.  The massive songs instantly caught fire on YouTube, which have gone viral through FaZe Clan, OpticNation, and other channels which have gained the band over two million plays.  The momentum carried into the next year as Ernie Ball selected the group to play Van's Warped Tour 2013.

Always evolving, I-Exist made a massive change in 2014 in order to fulfill their dream of traveling the globe. Going from a four-piece to a duo, the band used all of their imaginary and technological prowess to create a state-of-the-art stage performance featuring full size holographic players.  The innovative show took the band across the entire United States while turning heads at over 100 shows that year.  They even got the attention of Jeff Hanson (former manager of Creed, Paramore, and Sevendust) who brought the single “Giving My Life” into full rotation on SiriusXM Octane.

On January 1st, 2015, the band announced another breakthrough album concept. Consciousness, an ambitious three-year trilogy, promises listeners to “expect the unexpected” and marks the beginning of a “breakthrough sound of the future”.
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NYC'S guitar-driven, anthemic rock band Eve To Adam is not content to re-hash the same old song of yesterday, in the name of the all-mighty buck.  They understand their why: To reignite Rock.  After four studio albums, a decade of touring, and surviving a number of industry shifts, they also know where the buck stops.  And this isn't a band that's passing it along.  They've remained consistent in their vision, consistent in their intention, and consistent in their determination to play it forward, regardless of the current trend in fashion, style or fad of the day.

Eve To Adam has upped-the-ante on their fourth, game-changing release Locked & Loaded (3-For-5/MRI/Sony Red), by bringing in the best of the best to co-write, produce and collaborate on this sonic journey.  New single "IMMORTAL" was co-written and produced by Dave Bassett (Halestorm, Shinedown) with additional production by Michael “Elvis” Baskette.  "IMMORTAL" is impacting radio now and has been featured on iTunes "New & Noteworthy," The epic, anthem, which is highly cinematic in tone, is a tribute to heroic legacies.
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Friday, April 24

Karmic Courage Productions presents
"Ezekiel's Landing"
USA 2015 | digital | Dir: James Treakle | 90min | NR

Friday, April 24  |  7:15p  |  $7

Multi-award winning Karmic Courage Productions has teamed together with Valiant Dead LLC for the premiere of the wildly-anticipated sci-fi feature film Ezekiel’s Landing.

Filmed entirely in Indiana, Ezekiel’s Landing will premiere at The Irving, Friday April 24th.  Doors open at 6:30.  Film to start at 7:15.  Tickets are $7 at the door. Director/Writer James Treakle and Executive Producer Kate Chaplin will host a Questions & Answer session following the premiere.

Ezekiel’s Landing DVD’s will also be available for purchase for the first time along with previous Karmic Courage and Valiant Dead films.

The fraudulent author of an alien abduction memoir and a skeptic with a supernatural secret join forces to fight a UFO cult.  Starring Naphatia St. Pierre, Ransom Pugh, Abigail White and Kristine Renee Farley.
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