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Thursday, June 1

#RockTheIrving

Woldbanes Music presents
In Search of Solace
By The Thousands
The Wise Man's Fear
Sojorner

7:30p / doors 7:00p  |  $10 at the door

In Search of Solace is a band based in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota. Not confining themselves to one genre, they are continuously growing as musicians, always working to refine our sound.  Incorporating heavy riffs, grooves and melodic harmonies accompanied by meaningful lyrics and dynamic vocals. They make music that comes from within.
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Thursday, June 1 Poetry Open Mic

Friday, June 2 First Firday on the Lawn at the Irving Theater

Friday, June 2

#AbletonAcademy

The Lodge Academy present
Ableton Music Producers Showcase

7:00p to 9:30p  |  FREE

Come enjoy new music perform live by graduate students of Indianapolis' new advanced music producer program.  Students are graduates of The Lodge Academy, located in the world-class Lodge Recording Studios in Indianapolis.  Each student will perform a 15-30 minute set using the advanced production and performance software Ableton Live.

Performances will be by Tyler Williams, Casey McDermott, Kenneth Engelau, and Dan Giffin.
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Saturday, June 3 First Saturday Yoga on the Lawn

Saturday, June 3 Game Night at 10 Johnson Avenue Coffeehouse

Monday, June 5 Acoustic Open Mic

Wednesday, June 7 Fresh Wednesday Market

Wedneday, June 7

#ScoutDurwood

Take One Thing Off
Take One Thing Off
available May 19

Mad Hatter Shows present
Scout Durwood

7:00p / doors 6:00p  |  $19/$34 VIP advance


Scout Durwood, also known as “Lady Scoutington,” is an acclaimed comedienne and cabaret singer who was recently named one of The Huffington Post's “20 Burlesque Stars to Know,” Funny Not Slutty’s “10 Women Who Rock Comedy” and Stand Up Talk’s “Five Awesome Women’s Musical Comedy Acts”.   Originally from Mission Hills, Kansas, Scout worked as a cabaret singer in New York City before heading to Los Angeles to pursue a career in mainstream comedy.  As a stand-up comic, Scout has toured nationally and is known for her unique blend of storytelling, music and whimsy, spreading laughter and joy wherever she and her ukulele may roam.  Scout is the author of four solo shows, including the one-woman musical, “Hi, How Can I Help You?” which debuted at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.  She is a Moth StorySLAM Champion whose work has been featured on MTV, “The Howard Stern Show” and “The Mindy Project”.  Scout recently recorded her debut comedy EP which she hopes to release this spring.
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Thursday, June 8 Poetry Open Mic

Saturday, June 10 Game Night at 10 Johnson Avenue Coffeehouse

Saturday, June 10

#DressUp

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

Midnight / doors 11:00p  |  $7 at the door
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, July 8

Monday, june 12 Acoustic Open Mic

Wednesday, June 14 Fresh Wednesday Market

Thursday, June 15 Poetry Open Mic

Saturday, June 17 Game Night at 10 Johnson Avenue Coffeehouse

Monday, June 19 Acoustic Open Mic

Wednesday, June 21 Fresh Wednesday Market

Wednesday, June 21

#RockTheIrving

Circle City Shows presents
Pangaea
Softspoken
Black Dawn Rising
Uncrown The Crook

7:00p / doors 6:30p  |  $10 at the door

Pangaea is a Wisconsin-based five piece that draws from numerous influences, creating music that appeals to all fans of heavy music.  With this wide variety of musical influences, Pangaea brings elements from all styles of music together into one eclectic piece of art.  Their debut EP entitled, “Unified,” experiments with combining progressive yet crushing breakdowns and technical melodic riffs with colorful vocal harmonies that tastefully complement dynamic underlying guitar passages.  Unafraid to experiment, Pangaea doesn’t force all of its focus on heaviness or technicality.  Rather, the band strives to write songs that are authentic and inventive, with hopes to guide heavy music in a new direction. May of 2015 saw the release of the band's sophomore album "Roots" which expanded on the sound that they created with Unified.  Since Roots, Pangaea has toured around the county and has begun to make a name for itself in the heavy, progressive music world.  The band is currently writing for their third album.
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Kentucky-based post-hardcore band Softspoken made its debut in March of 2016.  With years of experience gained from previous bands, Softspoken quickly got to work making their mark on the scene.  In May of 2016 the band traveled to Glendale, AZ to record their debut EP “Pathways” with producer Cameron Mizell at Chango Studios (see Memphis May Fire, Sleeping With Sirens, Outline In Color).  In August of the same year, they announced that they had signed with Phoenix-based record label, We Are Triumphant Records.

Softspoken spent the rest of 2016 building their local and regional fan base by supporting larger acts in their hometown and going on short-run regional tours.  Electing to release each song from the EP a month at a time, their online presence has continued to grow, spreading their name and music to wider audiences across the United States and the world.
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Thursday, June 22 Poetry Open Mic

Friday, June 23

#SongwritersCircle

NUVO Members Pick
the Irving Theater welcomes
Jeff Kelly (Indianapolis)
Tommy Norris (Irvington)
Bronson Wisconsin (Wisconsin, of course)
Joshua Powell (Irvington)

8:00p / doors 7:30p  |  free ($5 suggested)


Endlessly weaving between genres, stories, and styles, Jeff Kelly paints an interesting landscape of music.  Each song is personal and every lyric thought out intently. Ranging from folk tales to vague concept songs, Jeff provides a little something for everyone to grab hold of.

Kelly has shared the stage with such acts as Keith Harkin (Ireland), The Dupont Brothers, Reckless Kelly, Joe Fletcher, Christopher Paul Stelling, Joe Pug, Hannah Aldridge, and Matthew Mayfield.

Jeff currently splits his time between his solo endeavors and a rotating cast of musicians known as the Graveyard Shift.
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Bronson Wisconsin is a tasteful collaboration of folk, rock, country and everything in between.  Growing up as one of 9 kids in a musically diverse home, brothers Bronson and Preston was exposed to all the music they could handle and more than enough instruments needed to express themselves.  Spending the long, cold Wisconsin winters the same way they spent the hot and beautiful summers, practicing their craft.

After achieving success as the globally recognized latin duo, Taalbi Brothers, Bronson went on expressing a different side of himself as a singer and as a songwriter. What started out as a “one day one song” demoing session, quickly turned into “3 days, 6 songs” and before they realized it, the brothers had themselves their first EP as Bronson Wisconsin.
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Everyone knows that people go to Florida to die, but fewer people know that there are people who get born there too.  Caught between the dualistic disenchanting scenes of Buffet cover bands and high school hardcore, a young Joshua Powell transplanted to the Midwest in pursuit of education and new art.  Now a loudening voice in the Indiana independent music community, Powell has carved out a niche in his new home by setting his hyper-literate lyrics to broad swaths of psych-folk and shedding the vocal affectations of a varied past.
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Next Songwriter's Circle - Friday, July 28


Saturday, June 24 Game Night at 10 Johnson Avenue Coffeehouse

Monday, June 26 Acoustic Open Mic

Wednesday, June 28 Fresh Wednesday Market

Thursday, June 29 Poetry Open Mic

Coming in July

Saturday, July 1 First Saturday Yoga on the Lawn

Friday, July 7 First Firday on the Lawn at the Irving Theater

Saturday, July 8

#DressUp

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

7TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW!

Midnight / doors 11:00p  |  $7 at the door
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, August 12

Monday, June 10 Acoustic Open Mic


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