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Every Indianapolis Outdoor Concert to See This Summer

Published On 04/14/2016 Published On 04/14/2016
sam hunt | Flickr/Steven Worster

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Jun 2 Fri

Sam Hunt This country singer-songwriter has had a charmed musical career for a guy who originally planned to play pro football.

Klipsch Music Center

Sam Hunt Klipsch Music Center This country singer-songwriter has had a charmed musical career for a guy who originally planned to play pro football.

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Jun 3 Sat

Future The current master of Auto-Tune (no offense, T-Pain) brings his “Nobody Safe Tour” to town, with Migos, Tory Lanez, and Zoey Dollaz supporting.

Klipsch Music Center

Future Klipsch Music Center The current master of Auto-Tune (no offense, T-Pain) brings his “Nobody Safe Tour” to town, with Migos, Tory Lanez, and Zoey Dollaz supporting.

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Jun 3 Sat

Vintage Indiana The music at this all-day wine festival includes local singer/songwriter Jennie DeVoe, who really should be a much bigger deal nationally.

Military Park

Vintage Indiana Military Park The music at this all-day wine festival includes local singer/songwriter Jennie DeVoe, who really should be a much bigger deal nationally.

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Jun 11 Sun

Huey Lewis and the News Lewis may be old news, but opener Jamie Kent is a fresh country voice.

Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park

Huey Lewis and the News Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park Lewis may be old news, but opener Jamie Kent is a fresh country voice.

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Jun 13 Tue

Wilco The indie rock stalwarts are joined by the up-and-coming Saskatchewan folk duo Kacy and Clayton.

Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park

Wilco Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park The indie rock stalwarts are joined by the up-and-coming Saskatchewan folk duo Kacy and Clayton.

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Jun 17 Sat

Chris Stapleton The chart-topping, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter is here in support 2017’s acclaimed From A Room: Volume 1.

Klipsch Music Center

Chris Stapleton Klipsch Music Center The chart-topping, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter is here in support 2017’s acclaimed From A Room: Volume 1.

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Jun 23 Fri

WTTS Rock on the River Jam with The Revivalists, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, and the Marcus King Band.

Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park

WTTS Rock on the River Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park Jam with The Revivalists, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, and the Marcus King Band.

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Jun 25 Sun

Def Leppard They’ve been around forever, but they still bring the house down with “Photograph” and “Pour Some Sugar on Me.”

Klipsch Music Center

Def Leppard Klipsch Music Center They’ve been around forever, but they still bring the house down with “Photograph” and “Pour Some Sugar on Me.”

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Jun 28 Wed

Dispatch, Guster, and Esme Patterson Dispatch built a cult following thanks to the Napster era, and the fans still keep turning out en masse.

Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park

Dispatch, Guster, and Esme Patterson Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park Dispatch built a cult following thanks to the Napster era, and the fans still keep turning out en masse.

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Jun 29 Thu

Train The band is supporting its 10th album, A Girl, a Bottle, a Boat.

Klipsch Music Center

Train Klipsch Music Center The band is supporting its 10th album, A Girl, a Bottle, a Boat.

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Jun 29 Thu

Dirty Heads, SOJA, The Green, and RDGLDGRN Get ready for an evening of hip-hop and reggae fusion.

Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park

Dirty Heads, SOJA, The Green, and RDGLDGRN Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park Get ready for an evening of hip-hop and reggae fusion.

lady antebellum | Flickr/Sean Molin

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Location

Jul 1 Sat

Lady Antebellum The award-winning country group is back with enough hits to fill a pickup.

Klipsch Music Center

Lady Antebellum Klipsch Music Center The award-winning country group is back with enough hits to fill a pickup.

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Jul 6 Thu

Meek Mill, Yo Gotti The hip-hop masters bring their “Against All Odds” tour to indy following their latest collaboration, “Top Looking Down.”

Klipsch Music Center

Meek Mill, Yo Gotti Klipsch Music Center The hip-hop masters bring their “Against All Odds” tour to indy following their latest collaboration, “Top Looking Down.”

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Jul 9 Sun

Third Eye Blind, Silversun Pickups Third Eye Blind soundtracked a ‘90s summer with “Semi-Charmed Life,” which is probably why this is called “Summer Gods Tour.”

Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park

Third Eye Blind, Silversun Pickups Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park Third Eye Blind soundtracked a ‘90s summer with “Semi-Charmed Life,” which is probably why this is called “Summer Gods Tour.”

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Jul 14-15

John Williams Strikes Back The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra performs the Star Wars score and a bunch of other of soundtrack favorites.

Conner Prairie Amphitheatre

John Williams Strikes Back Conner Prairie Amphitheatre The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra performs the Star Wars score and a bunch of other of soundtrack favorites.

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Jul 19 Wed

Tedeschi Trucks Band This Grammy-winning blues act is joined by Hot Tuna, the duo featuring former Jefferson Airplane members Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady.

Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park

Tedeschi Trucks Band Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park This Grammy-winning blues act is joined by Hot Tuna, the duo featuring former Jefferson Airplane members Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady.

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Jul 20 Thu

Vans Warped Tour Spend the day with GWAR, Anti-Flag, Bad Omens, Silent Planet, Knocked Loose, and dozens more.

Klipsch Music Center

Vans Warped Tour Klipsch Music Center Spend the day with GWAR, Anti-Flag, Bad Omens, Silent Planet, Knocked Loose, and dozens more.

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Jul 21-22

Brickyard 400 Fest The Chainsmokers and Major Lazer headline two nights of pre-Brickyard 400 shows.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Brickyard 400 Fest Indianapolis Motor Speedway The Chainsmokers and Major Lazer headline two nights of pre-Brickyard 400 shows.

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Jul 22 Sat

Dierks Bentley Come see one of country music’s most prolific hit makers when he comes to town as part of his “What the Hell Tour.”

Klipsch Music Center

Dierks Bentley Klipsch Music Center Come see one of country music’s most prolific hit makers when he comes to town as part of his “What the Hell Tour.”

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Jul 22 Sat

Umphrey’s McGee South Bend’s favorite jam band brings its improvisational sets and open taping policy to Indy.  

Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park

Umphrey’s McGee Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park South Bend’s favorite jam band brings its improvisational sets and open taping policy to Indy.  

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Jul 23 Sun

Journey Old-school stadium rock, with special guest Asia.

Klipsch Music Center

Journey Klipsch Music Center Old-school stadium rock, with special guest Asia.

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Jul 25 Tue

Goo Goo Dolls “The Last Hot Night in America” is probably the best name for a summer tour this year.

Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park

Goo Goo Dolls Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park “The Last Hot Night in America” is probably the best name for a summer tour this year.

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Jul 29 Sat

Korn Stone Sour and Yelawolf support on the oddly named “Serenity of Summer” tour.

Klipsch Music Center

Korn Klipsch Music Center Stone Sour and Yelawolf support on the oddly named “Serenity of Summer” tour.

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Jul 30 Sun

Incubus, Jimmy Eat World The alt-rock acts are still going strong after a couple decades.

Klipsch Music Center

Incubus, Jimmy Eat World Klipsch Music Center The alt-rock acts are still going strong after a couple decades.

maddie and tae | Flickr/Disney | ABC Television Group

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Aug 2 Wed

Retro Futura Tour From “The Safety Dance” to “I Melt With You,” this show will deliver plenty of ‘80s hits with a lineup of Howard Jones, The English Beat, Paul Young, Men Without Hats, Katrina, and Modern English.

Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park

Retro Futura Tour Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park From “The Safety Dance” to “I Melt With You,” this show will deliver plenty of ‘80s hits with a lineup of Howard Jones, The English Beat, Paul Young, Men Without Hats, Katrina, and Modern English.

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Aug 4 Fri

Maddie and Tae A blast of country from the young stars in the middle of the city.

Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park

Maddie and Tae Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park A blast of country from the young stars in the middle of the city.

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Aug 16 Wed

Gov’t Mule, Galactic The “Revolution Come … Revolution Go Tour” visits Indy with some political-minded jams.

Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park

Gov’t Mule, Galactic Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park The “Revolution Come … Revolution Go Tour” visits Indy with some political-minded jams.

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Event

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Aug 19 Sat

Logic Logic’s supporting his critically acclaimed album, Everybody, with Joey Bada$$ and Big Lenbo opening.

Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park

Logic Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park Logic’s supporting his critically acclaimed album, Everybody, with Joey Bada$$ and Big Lenbo opening.

john mayer | Flickr/Zeyi Fan

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Event

Location

Sep 3 Sun

John Mayer When you play guitar this well, you get all the girls.

Klipsch Music Center

John Mayer Klipsch Music Center When you play guitar this well, you get all the girls.

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Sep 19 Tue

Flaming Lip, Mac DeMarco The Lips know how to put on a show. Be prepared for lots of costumes, confetti, and plenty of special effects.

Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park

Flaming Lip, Mac DeMarco Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park The Lips know how to put on a show. Be prepared for lots of costumes, confetti, and plenty of special effects.

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