As the weather gets colder, house venues switch their backyard celebrations to basement shows. Local bars and houses will host touring and local musicians.
Bloomington indie psych folk artist Connor McLaren and local band The Strangers will perform at 10 p.m. at The Bluebird. Doors will open at 9 p.m. and the tickets are $5 for the 21+ crowd.
To kick off their One More Night tour, local band Secret Mezzanine will perform at The Bishop Bar. Indie folk Bloomington band Westhead and Bloomington musician Damion Schiralli will also open the show. The 21+ show will begin at 9 p.m and entrance will cost $6.
Indie artist Gallowdance willl perform at 7 p.m. at Blockhouse Bar for a 21+ show.
House venue Crimson Castle will host local indie bands Hammock Season, Fox Body and Purple Hearse at 8 p.m. There will be a $5 cover.
Indiana pop rock artist Jon McLaughlin will perform at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater as part of his Indiana Anniversary Tour. The doors will open at 7:30 p.m. and the show will begin at 8 p.m. VIP tickets, which include a meet and greet, cost $70. Orchestra pit and orchestra tickets are $35 and $30 with a student or faculty ID. Bench, lower and upper balcony tickets cost $25 and $20 with a student or faculty ID.
Chicago band Rod Tuffcurls and The Bench Press will perform at The Bluebird. Doors will open at 8 p.m. and the show will start at 9 p.m. Tickets are available for $12 for the 21+ audience.
Local organization Working Title Magazine will feature Bloomington indie rock bands Street Pennies, Foredaze and The Matriarch at house venue The Reef. Tickets are now available for $5 on eventbrite and will be $7 at the door. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and the show will begin at 8 p.m. Proceeds will benefit Working Title Magazine.
Bloomington indie folk band Westhead and Chicago band Scarlet Demore will perform at house venue The Reef. Tickets are available for $5 on eventbrite and will be $7 at the door. The doors will open at 7 p.m. and the show will begin at 7:45 p.m.
Jukebox Luke will perform at 9 p.m. at The Bluebird. The doors will open at 8 p.m. and tickets are available for $10 for a 21+ audience.
Salt Lake City duo Home Phone and Bloomington band Sitar Outreach Ministry will perform at 6 p.m. at The Orbit Room. Tickets are $6 and table reservations are available for $10. The venue is open to all ages until 8 p.m. An 18+ show starting at 8 p.m. will feature Reveries, a multimedia comedy installation involving Anthony Oberbeck and Matt Barats. Tickets for this event are $11 and table reservations are available for $20.
The Buskirk-Chumley Theater will celebrate two new releases. Local duo Busman’s Holiday will perform their latest album, “Good Songs,” with a 7-piece band. Ross Gay, a New York Times bestselling local poet, will read from his new book, “Inciting Joy.” Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the show will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are available for $15.
Nashville, Tennessee alternative folk artist Daniel Nunnelee and Noah Pope will perform for their More Lovely Together tour at 9 p.m. at The Bishop Bar. The tickets are currently available for $12 and will be $15 on the day of the 18+ show.
The Bishop Bar will host Brooklyn, New York indie pop band Bloomsday and Bloomington indie rock bands The Matriarch and Superlunar at 8 p.m. Tickets for the 21+ show are $10.
Blockhouse Bar will host open mic at 6:30 and Honky Tonk at 8:30. Entrance will cost $5.
New York indie folk musician Scout Gillett and Bloomington musician Kay Krull will play at 8 p.m. at the Orbit Room. Tickets are $11 and table reservations are available for $15.
Local band Six Foot Blonde will perform at 10 p.m. at The Bluebird. Doors will open at 9 p.m. and tickets cost $10 for the 21+ show.
Blockhouse Bar will host a call and response night with IU Jazz Faculty at 7:30 p.m. Entrance will cost $5 and $10.
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