Concerts on the Canal 2016
July 28, 2016
6 to 8 p.m.
Kruse Family Stardust Plaza, History Center
Thursday, May 26: The
Cool City Band, featuring Shannon Forsell, Jimmy Guilford and Laney Wilson –
Swingin' music from the lounge era
Thursday, June 2: Flying Toasters – High energy dance favorites
Thursday, June 9: Actors Theatre of Indiana – Cole Porter Birthday Celebration
Thursday, June 16: Indy Nile – Eclectic mix of classic rock, funk and blues
Thursday, June 23: The Funk Quarter – New Orleans Rhythm and Blues
Thursday, June 30: Everett Greene – Love songs and jazz standards
Monday, July 4:* Indianapolis Municipal Band (5 to 6:15 p.m.) – Patriotic tunes and marches
Tad Robinson (7:30 to 9:30 p.m.) – Blend of Americana, Soul and Roots
Thursday, July 7: Greta Speaks – Rock and pop classics
Thursday, July 14: Brenda Williams – Classic R&B hits from the '60s and '70s
Thursday, July 21: IUPUI Jazz Ensemble/David Mannell with Laura Hammer-Erhart, Becky Barton and Heather Hinton – Bicentennial jazz tribute and nostalgic favorites
Thursday, July 28: The Bishops – Party songs you love to dance to
Free seating is available on the grassy area on the Canal Walk. Tables for 8 are $50, $40 for members. Tables for 4 are $40, $30 for members. Single seats at a community table are $10, $8 for members. Half- and full-season packages are available. Event reservations are valid for the date and/or event of issue; no rain checks will be permitted.
Food and Beverage Service
The Stardust Terrace Café, outdoor grill and cash bar open at 5 p.m. (4 p.m. on July 4) Guests may bring their own food and nonalcoholic beverages to the concerts. All alcohol must be purchased and consumed on site.
In the event of inclement weather, concerts will be slightly delayed or moved indoors to the Frank and Katrina Basile Theater. If moved indoors, no food or drink will be permitted in the theater and accommodations can only be made for guests who have purchased tickets prior to the concert date.
No pets and no smoking are allowed on the terrace.
* The city fireworks show cannot be seen from the Kruse Family Stardust Terrace (the view is obstructed by downtown buildings). Upon conclusion of the concert at 9:30 p.m., guests are welcome to view the fireworks from the History Center parking lot or along the Canal Walk.
For reservations, contact the Welcome Center at (317) 232-1882 or follow the Reserve link below.
In partnership with IUPUI Department of Music and Arts Technology
Free Admission Thursdays
The History Center is free on Thursdays during concert season and open until 8 p.m. featuring all exhibits, including You Are There 1948: Communities Can! and rotating special exhibits.Exhibit Schedule
May 26: One Shot: The WWII
Photography of John A. Bushemi
June 2: Hoosiers and Their Hooch: Perspectives on Prohibition
June 9: A Visual Journey: From AIDS to Marriage Equality
June 16: The Great War: From Ration Lines to the Front Lines
June 23: Steamboats a Comin': The Legacy of the New Orleans
June 30: Auto Indiana
July 4: Faces in the Crowd
July 7: Who is a Hoosier?
July 14: The Golden Age: Indiana Literature (1880-1920)
July 21: Auto Indiana
July 28: Indiana Disasters