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Posted on June 01, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Elaina R.

The Clyde Theatre: A Fort Wayne, Indiana Treasure Revived

The Clyde Theatre is an old Fort Wayne, Indiana favorite, with a history dating back to 1951. It started out as a movie theatre, changed names, closed, became a church, and now rises from the ashes as an impressive concert venue with a capacity in the thousands. And national artists are noticing: in their first few months, The Clyde is hosting The Used, The Flaming Lips, B.B. King’s Blues Band, and more.

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Posted on May 07, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Jessica B.

The Best Spring Concerts in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Do you watch The Voice on NBC and/or Snapchat? If so, then you know that the Fort Wayne music scene is earning its stripes out there in Hollywood. Good vibes like ours don’t come without a strong local music scene. From the homegrown to the regionally-acclaimed to the national powerhouses, Fort Wayne has a TON of concerts to offer this year.

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Posted on April 26, 2018 at 12:00:00 pm by Jasmine B.

Best Places for Live Music in Fort Wayne, Indiana

If you're a music lover like me, the first thing you wonder whenever you go somewhere is "Where can I catch a live show?"

Fort Wayne is home to a handful of quality venues that host both local and regional/national musicians and bands. A little rock and roll, some garage rock, psychedelic rock, b;country, bluegrass, rap--no matter what your interests are, whenever you come to Fort Wayne, you're going to have a plethora of options on a daily basis. 

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Posted on December 29, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Elaina R.

Five Must-See January Performances in Fort Wayne

In January, the holiday cheer wears off, the Christmas lights come down, and we are left with a stretch of cold weather before us. That makes performances--the theatre, concerts, what have you--a regnant activity in the first month of the year.

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Posted on December 04, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Elaina R.

Merry Music: Best Holiday Concerts in Fort Wayne

Baby, it’s cold outside...and it’s finally time for the holiday season! Fort Wayne doesn’t disappoint with its flurry of December concerts, and as one of the principal vocal artists at Heartland Sings, I’m often in the audience (when I’m not on stage myself!).

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Posted on June 23, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Jessica B.

Tour Fort Wayne Like a Local

Fort Wayne is a fun place. We’ve come a long way in the nearly four decades I’ve called this town home. The locals find more and more to do each year. Discover how you can live like a local in Indiana's second-largest city!

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Posted on February 13, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Jessica B.

Food, Music, and Free Fun at Sweetwater

Sweetwater is a must-do Fort Wayne attraction. It’s a music lover’s paradise with enough free fun built-in to keep the family busy for hours.

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Posted on September 07, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Elaina R.

Miranda Sings Live at the Embassy Theatre

I first became aware of Miranda Sings while I was studying opera at the University of Southern California. It was 2010 when a friend told me I just “had to” watch Miranda Sings’ California Gurls video:

I remember feeling a mixture of amusement and horror while watching the video, and I was relieved to find out the truth behind the woman on the screen. Since 2010, Miranda Sings has earned international acclaim and will be performing in Fort Wayne’s very own Embassy Theater on September 15.

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Flashback to 1988 in Fort Wayne, Indiana:

The Flaming Lips, a five-year-old punk band from Oklahoma, rocks the underground punk scene with a legendary show at the club 7th.

 
Flash forward to September of 2016 in Fort Wayne, Indiana:

The Flaming Lips, venerated psychadelic rock headliners, plan to return for the first time in 28 years to headline the Middle Waves Music Festival.

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