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Thursday, April 1 Poetry Open Mic

Monday, April 5 Acoustic Open Mic

Wednesday, April 7 Fresh Wednesday Market

Thursday, April 8 Poetry Open Mic

Monday, April 12 Acoustic Open Mic

Wednesday, April 14 Fresh Wednesday Market

Thursday, April 15 Poetry Open Mic

Saturday, April 17

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

  Midnight / doors 11:00p
  $7 (advance)
 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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Sunday, April 18

#ROCKtheIrving

Blind Anxiety Entertainment and Shark Mouth Productions present
Wildstreet
Blind Perception
The Everyday Losers

  7:00p / doors 6:30p
  $10 (advance)
  all ages

Wildstreet began in 2006 and released their self-titled debut album on Retrospect Records in 2009. The band spent the next 4 years touring nonstop & performing at US festivals including: Rocklahoma (5 consecutive years), SXSW & M3 Rock Festival.

In 2011, the band released Wildstreet II..Faster..Louder! to widespread critical acclaim. They made an appearance on The Jimmy Fallon Show and their songs were licensed to TV shows on E!, MTV, VH1, Oxygen, TBS & in a THQ Video game. Later that year, the band released the official music video for Poison Kiss which included a cameo by Don Jameson of The Metal Show.

After taking a 2 1/2 year break off & dodging rumors of a band breakup, Wildstreet exploded back onto the NYC scene in 2016, headlining Gramercy Theatre with new lineup. In early 2017, the band rocked NYC with Faster Pussycat and The Biters and headed to Rocklahoma for the 6th time. This year they are confirmed festival dates at The Call of The Wild (UK), Sleaze N' Hard IV (Colombia), Rockfest, Hard Rock Hell AOR Festival (UK), COQ festival (EU). The band release their latest single, Born To Be on February 21st and it was added onto Spotify's editorial list Hard Rock.
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Monday, April 19 Acoustic Open Mic

Wednesday, April 21 Fresh Wednesday Market

Thursday, April 22 Poetry Open Mic

Friday, April 23

#RewindIndy

Center Stage Magazine
  and Mad Hatter Shows present

Country Rewind Tour
featuring
Darryl Worley
Bryan White
Wade Hayes

  7:00p / doors 6:00p
  $35 / meet & greets $100ea (advance)
  all ages


This special event features all three artists on-stage together performing their hits and telling stories in an entertainingly fun and one-of-a-kind show experience!


It is an approach that has helped to make Darryl Worley a mainstay of modern country music. He has topped the charts with singles including "I Miss My Friend", "Awful, Beautiful Life", and "Have You Forgotten", which accomplished the feat for one, two and an incredible seven weeks, respectively. He hit the Top 20 with the first three singles from his impressive major-label debut, Hard Rain Don't Last — "When You Need My Love", “A Good Day to Run", and "Second Wind" and followed with smashes like “If Something Should Happen", "I Just Came Back From a War" the iconic "Tennessee River Run", and "Sounds Like Life To Me", Along the way, he earned nominations for five major ACM and CMA awards, including "Song of the Year" and "Single of the Year", and wrote songs for other artists including George Jones.
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Bryan White is a CMA, ACM and Grammy award-winning country music singer and songwriter. Throughout his prolific recording career, he's charted 19 singles, including six No. 1's. His hits include "God Gave Me You", "So Much for Pretending", "Sittin' on Go", "I'm Not Supposed to Love You Anymore", "Rebecca Lynn", "Someone Else's Star", and "From This Moment On", which he recorded with Shania Twain. Bryan has sold more than 4.5 million albums. His list of honors include a Grammy, CMA 1996 Horizon Award from CMA, ACM 1996 New Male Vocalist, five CMT Awards, Canadian Country Music Awards. In 1998, White was voted one of People magazines "50 Most Beautiful People". Currently, he hosts, "The Bryan White Podcast" and recently released a new single, "It Must Be Love".
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Country music's power has always been in its ability to reflect real life, and few artists have a stronger gift for capturing both heartache and hope than Wade Hayes. In the past few years, the singer/songwriter has navigated a complicated journey that has produced some of the most potent songs of his already impressive career. Surviving stage IV colon cancer, not just once but twice, has given Hayes a unique perspective of the fragility of life and the strength of the human spirit. Those lessons learned are embodied in the songs on Go Live Your Life.
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May We Suggest A Pleace To Dine

Monday, April 26 Acoustic Open Mic featuring Cece Censor

Wednesday, April 28 Fresh Wednesday Market

Thursday, April 29 Poetry Open Mic

Coming in May

Saturday, May 8

#PeterMayerIndy

the Irving Theater welcomes
Peter Mayer Group

  8:00p / doors 7:00p
  $25 | VIP $35 (advance)
  all ages


Peter Mayer is a guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, touring musician and recording artist in Nashville, Tennessee. With his unique writing style, distinctive voice and virtuoso musicianship, Mayer creates compelling and soulful music for an electrifying live performance. Mayer has released 25 albums to date and tours year round with the Peter Mayer Group. He is the lead guitarist in Jimmy Buffett’s Coral Reefer Band and has shared the stage with a regalia of bright lights in the music industry including: James Taylor, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Don Henley, Dave Matthews, Joe Walsh, and many others.

Drawing on musical influences from his eastern and western upbringing, Mayer’s music freely travels over diverse harmonic, melodic and lyrical roads from The Beatles, rock ’n roll, church hymns, classical music, pop, and his years of studying jazz guitar. After moving back to the United States, he went on to study formal theory and composition and taught jazz guitar as a faculty member at Webster University. In 1988, Mayer released his debut album for Warner Brothers Records with the group PM. Working with producer Elliott Scheiner (Steely Dan, Aretha Franklin, Bruce Hornsby) – this album produced the single “Piece of Paradise,” charting to number eight on Billboard.

Mayer began touring with Jimmy Buffett’s Coral Reefer band in 1988 as lead guitarist, a position that he holds to this day. He regularly tours with his own bands, including Peter Mayer Group, Peter Mayer’s Songs of Faith, Peter & Brendan and Stars & Promises Christmas.
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Saturday, May 15

#EttaMayIndy

Mad Hatter Shows present
Etta May
Southern Fried Chicks

  7:30p / doors 6:30p
  $20 / VIP $40 (advance)
  all ages (17+ suggested)


Winner of the prestigious American Comedy Awards "Comic of the Year," this Kentucky woman is a comedy icon! Hailed as the "Polyester Princess," the reigning Queen of Southern Sass delivers a high-powered, take-no-prisoners performance full of truth, irony, humor and wisdom. This trailer park goddess has appeared on, Oprah, Showtime, CMT, CBS Sunday Morning, ABC, Columbia Pictures, and NBC. She headlines the hugely successful Southern Fried Chicks Comedy Tour and touts a huge fan base on SiriusXM comedy channels.
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Saturday, May 15

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

  Midnight / doors 11:00p
  $7 (advance)
 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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Tuesday, May 25

#RuggedManIndy

LEO Presents present
All Heros Are Dead Tour
R.A. The Rugged Man
A-F-R-O
Open Minded
Psychedelic Sidekick

  6:30p / doors 6:00p
  $25 | Meet & Greet $50 (advance)
  all ages


R.A. The Rugged Man is one of the most fascinating figures in hip-hop history. His career spans decades, and defies simple narratives. The Rugged Man has been an up-and-coming star, an industry outcast banished and forgotten, an underground cult hero, an independent success story, and an influential master of the art form. He can obliterate rappers with ferocious battle rhymes, craft heartfelt personal songs fans can relate to, offend sensitive listeners with shocking vulgarity, challenge corrupt politicians and corporations, paint pictures with captivating storytelling, and deliver jaw-dropping flows that prove his lyrical skills are unmatched. He’s also worked with a staggering number of hip-hop’s most respected artists, including legends like The Notorious B.I.G., Wu-Tang, Tech N9ne, Rakim, Mobb Deep, Talib Kweli, Kool G Rap, Public Enemy, Brother Ali, and many more. And while others struggle to maintain a foothold in the ever-changing rap landscape, R.A. The Rugged Man is the rare artist who has become more relevant with time, with each new album more compelling than the last.

R.A. The Rugged Man is back with All My Heroes Are Dead, a brand new album that stands as his best work to date. "So many of the greats are gone, and the legends who made it out alive are cast aside", R.A. says. "Society left our heroes and their culture for dead. We have to dig that greatness out of its grave, and bring it back with an angry vengeance". While Legends Never Die was dedicated to the memory of his father, All My Heroes Are Dead is R.A.'s first album since becoming a father of two himself. “When you have children, that’s a whole other level of joy and pain and emotion", he describes. "It opens whole entire universes with the pen.” The music covers a wide range of moods, and transcends hip-hop cliches. “I didn’t want to make a whole album of just destroying rappers and rapping better than everyone". the Rugged Man explains. "There’s a lot of places my albums take you, and there’s way more storytelling on this one. I love to bring listeners into different worlds". Now available worldwide, All My Heroes Are Dead features an all-star cast of hip-hop heavyweights, including Chuck D, Slug of Atmosphere, Ghostface Killah, Immortal Technique, Vinnie Paz, Ice-T, M.O.P., Kool G Rap, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Onyx, Brand Nubian, Chris Rivers, Inspectah Deck, A-F-R-O, Masta Killa, and more. The highly-anticipated album showcases the full scope of R.A. The Rugged Man's considerable talent, making it a powerful statement from an unforgettable artist.
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Coming in September

Thursday, September 23

#MickFoleyIndy

Mad Hatter Shows present
Mick Foley
WWE Hall of Famer

  8:00p / doors 7:00p
  $25 / VIP $50 / PREMIUM $75 (advance sale)
  all ages (17+ suggested)


One of the cornerstones of WWE’s meteoric rise in the late 90’s, Mick Foley earned the nickname ‘The Hardcore Legend’ for his ability to absorb seemingly inhuman punishment in some of the most dramatic matches in sports-entertainment history. Already a respected veteran for his 11 physically punishing years wrestling under the name Cactus Jack, Foley’s career soared to new heights in WWE as ‘Mankind’, a character Foley claimed was inspired by a combination of reading ‘Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein’ and listening to the music of Tori Amos.

As Cactus Jack, Foley won the 1995 ‘King of the Deathmatch’ tournament in Yokohama, Japan, and continued wrestling, despite the amputation of his right ear, in a match against Vader in Munich, Germany in 1994. As Mankind, Foley was a 3-time WWE Champion, but is best known for his epic and brutal battle with The Undertaker in 1998’s ‘Hell in a Cell’ match, during which he was knocked unconscious after falls both off of and through the 16 foot Cell structure. Despite the injury, Foley finished the match – with one of his front teeth lodged in his nose.

With retirement looming as a result of that physically demanding style, Foley penned his own memoir, ‘Have a Nice Day’ without the aid of a ghost-writer – writing 200,000 words in longhand in 50 days. The book showcased Foley’s paradoxical blend of wit and wisdom, wildness and warmth, and shocked the literary world by hitting number one on The New York Times best-seller list in October 1999. A follow-up, 2001’s ‘Foley is Good’ hit number one on The New York Times list as well. Foley has published a total of ten books; four memoirs, four children’s books and two novels.

After speaking at some of the United Stated most respected colleges and universities – including MIT, Syracuse University, Notre Dame and The University of Miami, Foley decided to take his verbal skills to the stand-up comedy stage in 2009. 2012 saw Foley earn rave reviews for his comedy sets at ‘Just for Laughs’ in Montreal, and the ‘Edinburgh (UK) Fringe Fest’ – the two largest comedy festivals in the world. He is currently represented by Innovative Artists.
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