Riverfront Activities

Can't Miss Events in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Fort Wayne, Indiana continues to grow with many diversified events.From the cold wintry months to the blazing summer, there are events that can cater to any preferences. I've compiled some of the best 2018  Fort Wayne events that you can't miss…

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Sweetwater Sound: A Music Lover's Playground

Sweetwater Sound, located on the outskirts of Fort Wayne, is one of the most respected businesses in the music industry, and one of the largest companies in town. Sweetwater began as the brainchild of Fort Wayne local, Chuck Surack, who started the business out of the back of his van in 1979 with a 4-track recording studio. Today it has grown into a sprawling campus with hundreds of employees, boasting the title of third-largest music retailer in the world! The company sells everything from guitars to recording software, while maintaining world-class recording studios and performance facilities…

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Calling All Musicians – Sweetwater Sound

Nearly everyone in Fort Wayne knows where Sweetwater Sound is located. Their huge sign along highway 30 is just about impossible to miss. I'm guessing too most people know Sweetwater has a retail center and offers music lessons - you can gather that much from sitting at the light at US 30 reading the sign. But, if you've never gone inside Sweetwater, go ahead, they want you to! They welcome visitors…

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Jam out with Sweetwater Sound

It can be difficult to find something fun to do every night of the week, and quite often Tuesdays get the shaft - not the first day of the week, but not yet the middle either. If you are looking for something to pull you out of your Tuesday slump, or a way to make the most of every day of…

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A Music Junkie's Guide to Fort Wayne

If you eat, sleep and breath music you'll fall in love with Fort Wayne. There is plenty to see, hear and do music-wise in this town. Here are a few suggestions to add your to your itinerary: Check out our record stories: Neat Neat Neat Records & Music caters to the music savvy consumer. Open…

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Sweetwater Rock Camp jams out

The gritty sounds of Queen's "Another One Bites the Dust" pour out of one of the conference room and into the hallway. I'm surprised when we enter the room and it isn't seasoned musicians playing, but young kids, ages 12-18. They are working on one of their cover songs, part of Sweetwater…

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Sweetwater Sound: A musician's one stop-shop for gear

There's no way else to describe it: Sweetwater Sound is a musician's dream come true. As one of the largest purveyors of and resources for music and audio gear, Sweetwater means business. Here's what you can expect when you visit their campus, just off U.S. 30: Workshops : Sweetwater…

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