5 Cool Summer 2017 Concerts in Indianapolis
With the summer sun radiating its warmth throughout Indianapolis, it’s time to bring out the coolers and camping chairs and take in some great music. Furthermore, the lineup for 2017 is spectacular and features various genres. From Killer Queen all the way through to Diana Ross, there is something out there for everyone.
Head On Out to Fort Wayne for Swinging Summer Classics
Situated in northeast Indianapolis, Fort Wayne is home to great music venues such as Headwaters Park, Embassy Theatre, and Foellinger Theatre. Apart from drawing a crowd for classic shows, it also has a diverse crowd that enjoys the occasional rock concert. Some of the acts those in Fort Wayne can look forward to, include Zoso — a Led Zeppelin Tribute Band, Ghost B.C., Diana Ross, Brit Floyd, Stayin’ Alive — A Salute to the Music of the Bee Gees, Barenaked Ladies, Theory of a Deadman, Hotel California — A Tribute to the Eagles, Gordon Lightfoot, and more.
Worth the Drive to Noblesville
Some of the best acts find their way to this quiet part of the Indy state. Some of the acts locals and visitors can look forward to including Chicago, The Doobie Brothers, Jason Aldean, Chris Young, Kane Brown, Salt N Pepa, Sisqo, Montell Jordan, Blackstreet, Vans Warped Tour, Dierks Bentley, Cole Swindell, Jon Pardi, Journey, Asia, and more.
Not Just Racing at the Speedway
Apart from being the ultimate rush for the petrolhead, it also happens to be a great venue for hosting concerts. Some of the event’s guests can look forward to here include the 400 Fest which includes acts such as Major Lazer, Mac Miller, and Cheat Codes.
A Little Bit of Country and a Little Bit of Soul
Victory Theatre in Evansville will host Billy Ray Cyrus and Olivia Lane early in August. Olivia Newton-John graces the stage at the Victory Theatre toward the end of August. On the soul side, music fans can look forward to Mary J. Blige and Lalah Hathaway at the Murat Theatre at Old National Centre.
Dancing Through the Decades
Those who can’t quite forget their golden oldies and wish to see them in action can look forward to Earth, Wind, and Fire at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Foreigner, Cheap Trick and Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin light up the stage at the Klipsch Music Center in Noblesville. ZZ Top is still going strong and takes their act to the Clowes Memorial Hall in September.
There are some big names in the music industry heading out to Indianapolis this summer. Acts such as Alt-J and Kings of Leon will have millennials lining up for tickets. Lifehouse, Switchfoot, and Hillsong all make up a stellar selection this summer for those enjoy their Christian music. The Ataris and The Queers provide some diversity at the Hi-Fi. And finally, what is a concert list without U2 on the lineup. They head out to Lucas Oil Stadium in September with Beck as a supporting act.
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