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Sept. 26, 11 a.m. Whether you’re celebrating the last hurrah of summer or the beginning of fall, this grass roots festival is a fun time Featuring live music all day long, over 70 artist booths, creative activities for all generations, BEER AND WINE, raffle prizes and more it's sure to be a great day at Rocky Ripple.
- Ester Rada performs Friday and Saturday night at Lotus Fest.
Sept. 25-27, times vary. This weekend festival celebrates all sorts of music from around the world, right in the middle of beautiful Bloomington. Get a wristband and hit up every show possible, or just pick and choose tickets for showcases. The 2015 lineup includes Nordic instrumentalists Baltic Crossing; French-Chinese swing artist Jessica Fichot; African-American/Native American soul artist Martha Redbone Roots Project, bhangra/Celtic fusion act Delhi 2 Dublin plus many, many more. (Keep an eye out for plenty of free events, too!)
Sept. 26, 1 p.m. Beer and bands — enough said.
Sept. 26, 7 p.m. We’re thoroughly excited by and completely supportive of Indy Art Media Co-op’s goal to create an affordable tool lending library. They’re fundraising with events like this all-ages music, film and video collage night at the Hoosier Dome, which features musical artists Brother O’ Brother, Cyrus Youngman and The Kingfishers, Kimberly Crowder and Emily Myren. Kurt Lee Nettleton and Jeremy Tubbs will cast live video collage, and Amateur Hour Productions, CIFilms, MH media & AnC movies will showcase short films. Can’t make it? RadioFreeIndy will live broadcast all night long.
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- Brother 'O Brother perform Saturday at the #Tunes4Tools2 Benefit
Sept. 26, 10 a.m. This all-day event features a parade, football game and concert. The parade kicks things off before fans head to Lucas Oil for the 32nd annual Circle City Classic football game between Kentucky State University and Central State University. Empire star Yazz The Greatest a.k.a. Hakeem will perform at halftime. But wait, that’s not all. A post-game concert featuring hip-hop legend Jeezy, Silento (Now watch me whip...) and Rico Love is included with the purchase of a game ticket.
Sept. 27, 2 p.m. If you haven't seen the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra perform before, you're missing out. Take this chance to see the ISO for free as part of their season kick off event. The day will include a wide range of music and activities (including a Teddy Bear Series performance).
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- Sirius Blvck performs Friday at the State Street Pub.
Sept. 25, 8 p.m. Still luxuriating in that post-Chreece buzz? Live a little bit longer in that local hip-hop bliss, baby. All of these locals are worth a look, as is the (somewhat) new State Street Pub.
Sept. 25, 8 p.m. Vote for your favorite paintings, cheer them along, buy them..or watch in horror as they are destroyed.
Sept. 26, 4 p.m. Activities include a wellness fair, pet pit stop, awards and prizes, and of course, a walk. Funds raised go to the Gregory R. Powers Direct Emergency Financial Assistance (DEFA) Fund. DEFA pays for emergency expenses for Hoosiers living with HIV/AIDS who are at or below the poverty level.
Sept. 26, 9 p.m. Big ups to the DO317 team on the occasion of their brand spankin’ new app. Their celebrating with a big party at The Hi-Fi with dance master Dan Deacon, whose parties are some of the sweatiest and best times. Wanna go? Download the app for free admission. We’re 96.3 percent confident that the DO317 app is good use of your precious phone storage.