- Indiana Independent Venue Alliance (IIVA) Created to fight for venue survival amid mandated, extended shutdowns
- Tonic Ball to Feature the Music of Johnny Cash, Elton John, ABBA, Pearl Jam & Beyoncé
- Gene Simmons Live
- Chuck Berry Dies at 90
- Ben Folds piano solo tour stops in Indiana Feb. 17
- Bad Co. and Joe Walsh: Reviewed
All posts by Melissa Schickel
No Mania Here. Fall Out Boy Falls a Little Flat
The thing about seeing a really good band like Fall Out Boy in a large arena such as Bankers Life Fieldhouse is that sometimes the actual performance gets lost in the pageantry of it all. Oh don’t...
- Posted October 13, 2018
Clowning Around With Puddles Pity Party
I’ll admit I was a little tardy to the Puddles Pity Party – party. I only discovered Puddles a couple of years ago through watching Postmodern Jukebox. Now after seeing him live, I realize what I’ve been missing...
- Posted October 10, 2018
Buddy Guy Turns Palladium Into His Own Blues Club
What can I say about the Buddy Guy performance recently at the Carmel Palladium (The Center For Performing Arts) that hasn’t already been said time and time again? That is why I am not going to talk...
- Posted September 25, 2018
Nothing More Gives Nothing Less
After being repeatedly screamed at to “stand the f#*k up” by the opening act, and basically being shamed for 20 minutes, I really didn’t know what to expect of the following acts Friday night at Ruoff Music...
- Posted September 5, 2018
Robby Krieger Band 50 Yrs of The Doors Music
I have to say that the Robby Krieger show was the show I was most looking forward to of all the State Fair free concerts this year. To finally see the legendary Doors guitarist live was going to...
- Posted August 24, 2018
Digging Deep: Here Come The Mummies Q&A
When I first found out that I had been granted an interview with the Mummies, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. I wasn’t quite sure how to prepare. I wasn’t even sure what I should wear. ...
- Posted August 24, 2018
Red Wanting Blue: What You’ve Been Wanting.
I have been fortunate enough to have been following Red Wanting Blue for a few years now. Not for the full 20 plus years that they have been around, but for quite sometime now. I first met...
- Posted July 26, 2018
Mac McAnally at Carmelfest
Mac McAnally at Carmelfest July 3rd Most people who are familiar with Mac McAnally immediately recognize him, or the name, as being one of “Jimmy Buffett’s Coral Reefers”, which is really a shame, because Mac is so...
- Posted July 8, 2018
Kiefer Sutherland: Designated Country
I don’t know what it is with this trend of actors turning musician, but I am really enjoying it. Another one to follow along in the list with the Bacon Brothers, Corey Feldman, Johnny Depp and Keanu...
- Posted August 28, 2017
Corey Feldman in Indianapolis: Reviewed
(All photographs/ Melissa Schickel) Wipe the thought of Corey Feldman as an actor out of your head. Stop focusing on that for a few moments and maybe you can get past your preconceived notion of what should...
- Posted July 11, 2017