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Friday, October 1 First Firday at the Irving Theater

Friday, October 1 First Firday at the Irving Theater

Friday, October 1 Irvington Ghost Tours

Saturday, October 2 Irvington Ghost Tours

Monday, October 4 Acoustic Open Mic

Wednesday, October 6 Fresh Wednesday Market

Thursday, October 7 Poetry Open Mic

Friday, October 8 Irvington Ghost Tours

Saturday, October 9 Irvington Ghost Tours

Saturday, October 9

#TitusIndy

Mad Hatter Shows present
Christopher Titus

MOVED FROM SUNDAY OCTOBER 10

  8:00p / doors 7:00p
  $25 / VIP $40 (advance)
  all ages (17+ suggested)


Employing what he's labeled "hard funny". Christopher Titus has released seven ninety-minute albums in as many years. He has six one-hour comedy specials currently running on Comedy Central, and his seventh special, Born With a Defect, spent four weeks on the Billboard Top Ten Comedy Chart. After years of experimentation with dark and personal storytelling, he debuted his one-man show Norman Rockwell is Bleeding at the Hudson Theater in Los Angeles. It was from this performance that the dark comedy, Titus, was born on Fox. The show earned Titus a Writer's Guild nomination as well as an Emmy nomination, and Newsday called him "TV's most original voice since Seinfeld".

Inspired by such greats as Woody Allen, Steve Martin, and Cosby, who wrote, directed, produced and performed, Titus has sold ideas to NBC, ABC, FOX and Comedy Central. In 2013, Titus formed his own production company, Combustion World Industries, and produced his two most recent comedy specials, Voice In My Head and Angry Pursuit of Happiness. His first feature film production, Special Unit, wrapped in March of 2016, and is about four disabled detectives. Titus describes it as "The Shield with handicapped people" and is planning for release in January 2017.

After watching Christopher Titus perform live, there is no doubt that he is one of the best comics working today. With the complete package of comedy, acting and writing, there hasn't been a performer like him in a long time.
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Monday, October 11 Acoustic Open Mic

Wednesday, October 13 Fresh Wednesday Market

Thursday, October 14

#GingerBillyIndy

Mad Hatter Shows present
Ginger Billy

  7:30p / doors 6:30p
  $30 / VIP $45 / Meet & Greet add $50 (advance)
  all ages (17+ suggested)


Ginger Billy is a hillbilly from the backwoods turned comedian and has been recognized as a heartthrob in the country community because of his incredible physique. Shirtless and tattoed, the Ginger Billy gives viewers a humorous look into life in rural Upstate South Carolina. And he's doing it all on his own.

For years he was a respiratory therapist. But one day, after the retirement of Dale Earnheart, Jr., he thought maybe he'd make a video. "Well, when he retired, I thought to myself, 'man, you know what? This would be something that, uh, all rednecks would love if I talked about", he said. "When I saw how many views it got, I thought to myself, you know what, this might be actually pretty cool. This might be something I want to try again". The next thing he knew he was doing stand-up. A manager signed him on and got him a gig at a casino.
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Thursday, October 14 Poetry Open Mic

Friday, October 15 Irvington Ghost Tours

Friday, October 15

#ProgattheIrving

Mark Gasper present
Brand X
Jazz-Rock Fusion Legends


POSTPONED
Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Brand X concert has been postponed to a later date. Tickets purchased will be honored at the rescheduled show. Ticket refunds are available at the point of purchase. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
- Mark Gasper Presents


Saturday, October 16 Irvington Ghost Tours

Monday, October 18 Acoustic Open Mic

Wednesday, October 20 Fresh Wednesday Market

Thursday, October 21 Poetry Open Mic

Friday, October 22 Irvington Ghost Tours

Saturday, October 23 Irvington Ghost Tours

Monday, October 25

#SlightlyHaunted

the Irving Theater welcomes
Slightly Haunted Puppet Show
featuring the Peewinkle's Puppet Studio

  6:30p / doors 6:00p
  FREE
  all ages

Representing three generations of puppeteers, the Peewinkle's Puppet Studio have been a favorite for over 50 years.  For the ninth year these magical puppets will be entertaining both young and old as part of The Historic Irvington Halloween Festival.  The Halloween program features beautiful hand-crafted and costumed marionettes performing in full view of the audience.  The cast includes dancing ghosts and skeletons, a juggling scarecrow, and Esmerelda the witch, while Dracula welcomes visitors from a second story ghost house.

Since 1952, they have been performing throughout the US Midwest, Canada, Mexico and Europe.  Most recently, they performed in Shanghai, China, at Century Park for their National Day Celebration.  Beautiful hand crafted and costumed marionettes are performed in full view of the audience.  This show has been an extremely popular event for children and we expect a large crowd.  So please arrive early to get a good seat.
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Monday, October 25 Acoustic Open Mic

Wednesday, October 27 Fresh Wednesday Market

Saturday, October 27

the Irving Theater present
"Little Orphan Annie" (1932) a silent movie with live accompaniment
US 1932 | digital | Dir: John S. Robertson | 70min | NR

  7:30p / doors 7:00p
  $7 (at the door)
 all ages



"Little Orphan Annie" (1932) was the first movie based on the daily American comic strip created by Harold Gray and syndicated by the Tribune Media Services. The strip took its name from the 1885 poem "Little Orphant Annie" by Greenfield native James Whitcomb Rileywhich in turn was based on a real orphan child living with the Riley family, Mary Alice Smith.

MOVIE SYNOPSIS
Daddy Warbucks has to go on a long trip, leaving Annie alone. Wandering the street, Sandy leads Annie to discover Mickey, who is crying. Mickey’s grandmother recently died, and he is about to be taken away by Mrs. Berger to the orphanage. He chooses to go with Annie to the shack where she lives.



Thursday, October 28 Poetry Open Mic

Friday, October 29 Irvington Ghost Tours

Saturday, October 30 Haunted Market

Saturday, October 30 Marrialle Sellars

Saturday, October 30 Audio Diner

Saturday, October 30 Jacob LaFever

Saturday, October 30 Jack Z and the Legal Guardians

Saturday, October 30 Hannah Aldridge

Saturday, October 30 Irvington Ghost Tours

Saturday, October 30

#DressUp!
Transylvanian Lip Treatment present
Midnight Picture Show
US 1975 | digital | Dir: Jim Sharman | 100min | R

HALLOWEEN SHOW

  Midnight / doors 10:30p
  $15
 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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Coming in November

Wednesday, November 17

#TripTourIndy

Indy Mojo present
Champagne Drip
Veil
Indigo Child
and more

  8:00p / doors 7:00p
  $15 (early bird) / $20 (advance) / $25 (day of show)
  18+


Champagne Drip, the newest musical incarnation of Los Angeles-based producer Sam Pool, was born out of a philosophy that innovation springs from inspiration. Pool had carved out a unique place for himself in the bass music community; performing under the moniker of SPL for over 10 years and releasing drum & bass, dubstep, and trap-oriented music on respected labels such as Barcode, Tech Itch, Evol Intent, Sub Human, Rottun Recordings, and SMOG. SPL's music was fully immersed in sound design, a musical landscape comprised of melodic, dark, and refined touches.
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Friday, November 19

Black and Blue
Black and Blue
available NOW

#ROCKtheIrving

the Irving Theater welcomes
Ross Hollow
  ALBUM RELEASE
Kristen
Special Guest

  7:00p / doors 6:00p
  $12 (advance) / $15 (day of show)
  all ages

Ross Hollow has continued writing new music despite the pandemic, in fact, that's all that's keeping them sane. "I just can't stop writing songs because the world is so unsure. 2020 was a dark time for everyone and I'm no exception. I'd much rather write and create new music than wait around for the world to be less in shambles. The show must go on!" said the band leader Stuart Ross. They have continued working on tightening up their live show and had a banger live show at the HiFi back in April, which will be featured in a live album released at the beginning of 2022. Ross Hollow calls Irvington their home base and released their sophomore album Fine last year outside on the patio. This year they will be rocking the inside stage at the Irving Theater.
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Wednesday, November 24

#ItsStateLaw

Mad Hatter Shows present
Donnie Baker
  and the Pork Pistols


  8:00p / doors 6:30p
  $30 / VIP $45 / PREMIUM TABLE of 4 $240 (advance)
  all ages (17+ suggested)


Donnie Baker and the Pork Pistols is a rude, wacked-out, overzealous nitwit.   You hear Donnie every morning on the nationally syndicated radio program "The Bob & Tom Show". &bnsp;Now, you can see him live!  He'll tell you stories about all the characters in his life that you have come to love, like his boss Randy, his best friend Scotty Winkler, his ex-girlfriend Angel Skinner, and of course his mom Phyllis. &bnsp; He will joined by his band the Pork Pistols.
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Coming in 2022

Coming in Feburary

Sunday, February 6

#AlaskaIndy

LEO Presents present
The Red 4 Filth Tour
Alaska

  8:30p / doors 7:00p
  $25 (advance) / VIP MEET & GREET $95 / ULTRA $249 (advance)
  all ages


A bizarre cosmic collision propelled Alaska Thunderfuck 5000 to Earth in March 1966: and on to the fifth season of Logo TV’s RuPaul's Drag Race in January 2013. Still radioactive, no one knows who or what she is yet, but no one cares, as long as she never returns to her native planet. Her age and species remain unknown to the public, but a few of her enemies claim to hold copies of her spawning record and universal passport.

After her spaceship crashed in the Matanuska Valley, a remote part of south-central Alaska, the U.S. government recovered an emaciated… make that, an emancipated alien, with a 1972 issue of Vanity Fair and a can of Tab, or that's how the story goes. Why she needed an Elmer's glue stick, no one has determined. She refuses to acknowledge it was in her possession. Few believe the wreckage was really smoldering, since magazines tend to burn, and cynics wonder if she was actually held captive in a research facility, or entertained by the night watchman until he got bored with her in the 1980s. She’s supposedly on the run from officials, but everyone knows they take off their uniforms and sneak into the clubs where she performs. Some turned into groupies and hang around long after the shows are over.

A well-traveled, campy extraterrestrial does have her perks and her irritations. Transients and drifters are directed to the nearest black hole via her pre-screw-you GPS navigation, and drug-addled layabouts are allowed to create their own black holes. She promises to upload each and everyone into the system. How dangerous can Thunderfuck be?

As dangerous as a black hole.

Watch this rare, magnificent being as she lights up televisions throughout the world on another of RuPaul's extravaganzas. No, you won't end up a cancer-stricken lab rat. The screen acts as a radiation shield to protect you from this renegade.
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Friday, February 25

#GreysonIndy

LEO Presents present
The Trophies World Tour
Greyson Chance

  7:00p / doors 6:00p
  $20 (advance) / MEET & GREET add $30 (advance)
  all ages


Singer/songwriter Greyson Chance is an emotive, pop-oriented artist known for his lyrical, often piano-based material. Chance first garnered attention online before breaking through with his 2011 debut, Hold on 'Til the Night, which hit number 29 on the Billboard 200. His sound has grown ever more nuanced, incorporating textured electronic production alongside his acoustic work.

Chance first began playing piano at age eight. In April 2010, a video of Chance performing Lady Gaga's Paparazzi at his middle-school talent show was uploaded to YouTube and went viral. It soon caught the attention of Ellen DeGeneres, who invited the 12-year-old to perform on her show, and eventually signed him to her then newly launched eleveneleven record label. A deal with Interscope followed, and in December 2010 he delivered his debut single, Waiting Outside the Lines. The full-length Hold on 'Til the Night followed in 2011 and cracked the Top 40 during its first week of release. The EP Truth Be Told, Pt. 1 arrived in 2012.

Chance continued to tour and record over the next few years. As he matured his voice deepened, and his taste shifted toward nuanced indie rock and alternative electronic pop. He showcased this sophisticated sound on his 2016 EP Somewhere Over My Head. Included on the set were the singles Afterlife Hit & Run and Back on the Wall. Also that year, he guested on tyDi and Jack Novak's dance track Oceans. Chance came out as gay in July 2017, making the announcement via social media and stating that he was happy and proud of who he was. The dramatic single Low followed that December. A spate of singles appeared over the next year including Lighthouse a collaboration with DJ/producer Fabian Mazur, Good as Gold and Twenty One.

In 2019, Chance delivered his sophomore full-length album, Portraits, which featured production by Willy Beaman, Christian Medice, and Todd Spadafore. Included was the single Shut Up. The EP Trophies arrives in June 2021, as did the stand-alone track Hellboy.
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Coming in March

Wednesday, March 30

#ProgattheIrving

Mark Gasper present
NEKTAR
The Prog/Psychedelic Rock Band on its "Vinyl Sides Live" Tour

  7:30p / doors 7:00p
  $35 - $65 / VIP Meet & Greet $85 - $115 (advance)
  all ages


Prog/Psychedelic band Nektar's eagerly awaited return to the road, performing album sides from their classic '70s LPs plus new material.

For more than 50 years, NEKTAR has taken legions of fans on audio-visual journeys with their immersive blend of sight and sound. These prog-rock pioneers have been champing at the bit to get back on the road, after performing in Indy on February 29th last year. The band is excited to return to Indy this September 29th.

The "Vinyl Sides Live" Tour marks Nektar's eagerly awaited return to the road, spotlighting some of the best-loved "album sides" from their evergreen 1970s/1980s catalog, as well as 2020’s acclaimed release, "The Other Side", plus new material.

Nektar has captured the imagination and admiration of listeners the world over with their multi-media concerts, melding a jam-band vibe with superb musicality and a visual cornucopia that perfectly complements the performance. A Nektar show is an unparalleled feast for the senses.

Join us for a night of prog, psychedelic and mystical music.
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