Former WEEKEND editor Stefania Marghitu recalls fond memories of growing up as a fan of the late pop star.
Little 500 weekend can be a little overwhelming for everyone, but never fear – WEEKEND’s got your back. Here is a list of the essential events, from races to rappers and everything else in between.
Music festivals aren’t getting any cheaper this summer, so every concertgoer needs to prioritize.
More than 10,000 Moldovan youths protested Tuesday against their newly-elected, communist government, which they believed tampered with the election.
Dropping out of IU might have been the best thing that ever happened to Christian Lander. Shortly after the 30-year-old Canadian native left the Communication and Culture Ph.D. program, he created a blog that became a cult sensation – Stuff White People Like.
Spin Magazine asked, “Aretha who?” after seeing Sharon Jones perform, and Jones boldly referred to Amy Winehouse as “whats-her-name” in a New York Times article.
When IU alumnus Jon Coombs first started interning at local independent music label Secretly Canadian, he came with the desire to become a part of the music industry. Just a month before he graduated last May, he asked if the label happened to be hiring.
These days, it’s nearly impossible to talk about Kimya Dawson without mentioning “Juno.”
The best way to tell the story of Magnolia Electric Co. would be to formulate a musical family tree.
Although karaoke is said to be a Japanese tradition that stemmed from bar life, the art has become refined in its own right in Bloomington.
Artists David Banner, Talib Kweli and Little Brother will perform their three brands of hip-hop tonight at The Bluebird Nightclub. The event is part of the second annual Hip Hop Live! Tour that Kweli and Banner are headlining.
Cynics will find “Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist” a bit too optimistic, but that’s OK, as it’s always the ones who don’t try to be happy that remain miserable. So here’s to happy endings for awkward, crazy kids who really like music.
It’s taken The Donkeys four years to finally release Living on the Other Side, and it’s safe to say it's worth the wait.
This issue, WEEKEND finds five regular 21+ events around town that highlight local, regional and national acts – from singer/songwriters to Jazz performers and DJs.