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Friday, April 25th

Segment of Society Productions presents
Songwriter's Circle
Luke Austin Daugherty (Indy)
Adrienne Frailey (Milford)
Emily Myren (Muncie)
Jerry Maulin (Columbus)

Friday, April 25  |  8:00p  |  free

Luke Austin Daugherty is an artist who deeply loves performing and puts his heart into sharing his music.  As one who believes in collaboration and improvisation, he likes to keep things interesting for his audience...playing acoustic and electric guitars, with harmonica and live loops, it makes for a great show.

Luke has released 7 CDs and the most recent is Half Life.  His genre of music is acoustic, folk, folk rock & blues.
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Adrienne Frailey is a northern Indiana singer-songwriter whose vibrant, acoustic sound has recently caught the attention of folk-indie and Americana DJs.  Her guitar and keyboard melodies are innovative and memorable.  A late-2012 effort with her third self-produced CD Definitely moved her to eighth place in Hoosier artists receiving radio airplay across the U.S. (Roots Music Review data, Jan. 2013).
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Next Songwriter's Circle - Friday, May 23

Saturday, April 26th

the Irving Theater welcomes
The Brains Behind Pa
Delta Duo

Saturday, April 26  |  8:00p  |  $10 (dos)

The Brains Behind Pa was formed in 2001 when the paths of bluesman, Gordon Bonham and songwriter, Bill Price crossed.  Formed as a side project, The Brains Behind Pa quickly became a trio with the addition of Garry Bole.  The material was originally Dylan-based, covering his songs plus those whom he covered.  The band expanded with the addition of Jeff Chapin on drums and Jeff Stone on bass.

The Brains Behind Pa play original music.  They perform traditional songs with a certain essence and attempt to recreate some of that same essence in their original work.  It's music that embodies energy, integrity, wit and soul.  Their CD of traditional music Old Hat, received airplay on independent and college radio all across the US and in Europe.  Their most recent CD, Better For The Deal has fifteen original songs, and has also received a warm reception from independent radio.
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Delta Duo—JJ and Irina—is the sound of a National resonator slide guitar coupled to a classical Russian violin accompaniment.

Russian violinist Irina Povarova was formally trained in classical violin at the Kazan musical conservatory in Tatarstan.  She has toured throughout Europe with the Symphonic Orchestra of the Radio and TV Company of Belarus, and more recently, she has performed stateside with the Carmel Symphony Orchestra and her chamber music quartet in venues across Central Indiana, including Carmel’s new Palladium.

Bluesman guitarist JJ is a lecturer in creative writing and English composition at Indiana University in Indianapolis.  He is a devotee of early acoustic blues and brings his passion for these musical roots to each performance.  He has performed on the streets of Moscow as well as the United States.  He has appeared in various Indianapolis clubs, bookstores, coffeehouses, house parties, and outdoor music festivals, intent on carrying the acoustic blues tradition to all generations of music lovers.  JJ studied under the personal tutelage of world-renown artists Stefan Grossman, Woody Mann, and acoustic blues master Rory Block.
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Saturday, April 26th Tokyo Rosenthal with Mike Wells

Monday, April 28th Acoustic Ascent Open Mic

Wednesday, April 30th

Whoosierscene presents
The Live Free Die Young Tour
Stages & Stereos
Darling Parade
The Orphan, The Poet
Don't Call It A Comeback
The Day After

Wednesday, April 30  |  6:30p  |  $10 / $12 (dos)

Following a brief hiatus in 2010, Stages & Stereos saw band members Daniel Lancaster and Ian Edge take completely different paths.  Daniel continued to build upon his reputation of being a compelling vocal talent, and Ian enlisted in the U.S. Army as a Combat Medic.  Ian was deployed to Afghanistan in March of 2011 and Daniel pressed forward in the music industry playing in the bands Select Start and The Weathers.  Three months into Ian’s deployment, he was critically injured by an enemy improvised explosive device.  Upon Ian’s homecoming in early 2012, Daniel was quick to visit and the two began talk of reforming Stages and Stereos.  Their passion for playing music was only overshadowed by their passion to do so together.  Donnie Webb and Zach Schweizer of Jacksonville, Florida band The Sophomore Attempt were quickly recruited, alongside longtime friend of Daniel and Ian, Austin Moore. Daniel resumed his front man status in Stages and Stereos, and Ian returned to bass.  Donnie filled the drummer position with Zach and Austin rounding out the lineup on guitar.  Though this Tallahassee, Florida based band was formed in 2007, their quest to leave an everlasting mark upon the music industry has only just begun.
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Thursday, May 1st Poetry Open Mic

Friday, May 2nd

proudly serving
Fountain Square Brewing
at this event

NapTown Sounds presents
The Twin Cats
  featuring Rob Dixon
Flatland Harmony Experiment
Bad Dagger

Friday, May 2  |  8:00p  |  $10

Naptown Sounds is proud to bring a new 18+ live music experience to the Indianapolis area!

Freakaphonics is an event that shifts the paradigm for common live music experiences.  Freakaphonics incorporates active surround-sound mixing of live bands, live “surround” video mixing/projection, and “surround” stage lighting.  Audience members will be able to experience their favorite bands in a professional, multi-dimensional environment.

Featuring music from
The Twin Cats featuring Rob Dixon
Flatland Harmony Experiment
Bad Dagger

Matt Vice / Malcolm Johnson (NapTown Sounds)

Lighting Design:
Alex "Herm" Schneider / John Hollingshead (Herm Productions)

Video Projection:
Jesse Bieber (Bad Dagger)
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Saturday, May 3rd

Whoosierscene presents
Give And Take
Forever Cadence
Drop The Anchor
Chipped Teeth
Chin Up, Kid

Saturday, May 3  |  7:00p  |  $8

Give And Take is a pop-punk band from Indianapolis going out of the road this Summer and Fall. They are bringing together all the great local bands to play a show to raise money to help fund their upcoming tour. Join us for a great night of music and friendship.
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Monday, May 5th John Boyle with jmtta

Thursday, May 8th Diana Chittester

Friday, May 9th

Indiana Electro-Music Group presents
Crossfire Percussion Duo (Buffalo)
Klimchak (Atlanta)
Earthgirl (Indianapolis)

Friday, May 9  |  7 :00pm  |  free ($5 suggested)

Jason Bauers and Robert Fullex formed the Crossfire Percussion Duo during their graduate studies at the State University of New York at Buffalo.  From its inception, the Duo has been devoted to performing new and lesser-known works of the percussion duo repertoire.  The duo’s fearless quest for new music has led to collaborations with a variety of contemporary composers, including Richard Festinger, Matt Sargent, Jacob Gotilb and Megan Grace Beugger. Currently based in Buffalo, Crossfire Percussion Duo continues to build its unique repertoire and give a voice to a new generation of composers.

Klimchak specializes in electro-acoustic music for theater, dance and live solo performance.  He is the winner of the 2009 Loridans Arts Award, a $15,000 cash prize given to "accomplished artists who have made exceptional contributions to the arts life of Atlanta" or as it's often called, "Atlanta's MacArthur Genius Award."  Klimchak's 2009 score for Titus Andronicus at Ga Shakespeare won a Suzi Award for best sound design.  His homebuilt instruments and performances were displayed in 2010 in the art show Limitless at Agnes Scott College.
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Earthgirl is the music persona of Jeannie Allen, an experimental electronic musician based in Indianapolis.  Her mission is to combine analog synthesizers, digital analog modeling, field recordings and vocals to create the sensation of traveling through time and space.  Drawing on inspiration from many artists who sonically evoke emotion (ranging from Tangerine Dream to Bob Marley), she explores different genres of electronic music, with tracks that range from ambient to dance to psychedelic pop.

Saturday, May 10th

the Irving Theater welcomes
Alternative Gift Fair

Saturday, May 10  |  10:00a to 4:00p  |  free 

The Indianapolis Alternative Gift Fair aims to be a positive experience, exclusively featuring contemporary locally handmade crafts and goods, locally owned small retailers and progressive nonprofit organizations.
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Next Alternative Gift Fair - Saturday, December 13th

Saturday, May 10th

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

Saturday, May 10  |  Midnight  |  $6
17+ unless accompanying parent or adult guardian

Trailor 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, June 7

Wednesday, May 14th Irvington Photo Club Meeting

Wednesday, June 4th

Whoosierscene presents
the Sink or Swim Tour
Against The Current
King The Kid
Once Upon A Time
Late Nite Reading
The Night Life

Wednesday, June 4  |  6:30p  |  $10 / $12 (dos)

Against The Current is a five piece pop based band from Poughkeepsie, New York.  Band members include Chrissy Costanza (Lead vocals), Dan Gow (Vocals/Guitar), Jeremy Rompala (Guitar), Joe Simmons (Bass), and Will Ferri (Drums).  With a rapidly growing social media presence on sites like YouTube, their first EP on the horizon (produced by Zack Odom and Kenneth Mount), and experience supporting up-and-coming pop acts like Alex Goot and Sam Tsui, Against The Current is poised to leave their mark on 2014.

Against The Current formed in the year of 2006.  The band officially joined YouTube in August of 2011.  They have millions of YouTube views through their own channel and their covers with Alex Goot.  They released their first single Thinking in July 2012 and a follow up single called Closer, Faster in April 2013.  The band like to write music thats fun and exicting to play, and can be enjoyed by anyone who decides to listen, regardless of genre, or the haircut you decide to have.
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Friday, June 13th

By-A-Thread presents
Between The Buried And Me
+ Support (TBA)

Friday, June 13  |  7:30p  |  $15 / $18 (dos)

Trailor Between The Buried And Me have not made a name for themselves through playing it safe.  Pushing the envelope of heavy music with each successive release, they have continually evolved in thrilling new directions while maintaining the honesty and integrity that has connected with so many listeners.  With The Parallax II: Future Sequence, the first concept album of their career, the North Carolina based unit have delivered their most complex, ambitious, and accomplished work to date.  "We're certainly not the average metal band - we write what we want to write, and we've never really tried to fit in anywhere," states guitarist Paul Waggoner.  "With this record we held nothing back. We were excited to experiment and see where it took us, and working with a concept was a really interesting new challenge."
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Friday, June 13th Rachael Sage

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