Event Guide

From festivals to sporting events, the nation’s top touring acts to locally produced productions, there’s always something to do in the Circle City. Here is your regularly updated guide to the area’s rich cultural landscape.

Music

Dierks Bentley June 14
The American country singer, songwriter Dierks Bentley will perform at the Ruoff Music Center.

John Pizzarelli June 14
Jazz guitarist and vocalist John Pizzarelli will perform at the Jazz Kitchen.

In Flight: Strauss, Stravinsky, and Respighi June 14 and 15
The airborne animals inspired music performance by In Flight: Strauss, Stravinsky, and Respighi, directed by Jun Märkl, and Concertmaster Kevin Lin, can be experienced at the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.

Brock-Lanzetti-Ogawa June 18
A new music trio which consists of Zach Brock, Bob Lanzetti, and Keita Ogawa, who are known for their association with the jazz-funk group Snarky Puppy, will be filling the ambience of the Jazz Kitchen with jazz, folk, experimental, ambient, groove, and world music.

Amos Lee with Mutlu June 20
Philadelphia-born singer, songwriter will perform with special guest Mutlu at Rock The Ruins at Holiday Park.

The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra June 21
The Grammy award-winning jazz band Count Basie Orchestra, directed by Scotty Barnhart and with guest vocalist Carmen Bradford, will play at the Jazz Kitchen.

Symphony on the Prairie June 28
The popular Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra series kicks off the 2024 season at the Conner Prairie Amphitheatre in Fishers.

Sports

Brickyard Vintage Racing Invitational June 15-16
Taking place at the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway, this event features hundreds of vintage race cars competing on a road course and taking exhibition laps around the track.

U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials June 15–23

While Indy has hosted this Olympics qualifying meet in years past, this is the first time the event will be staged on a football field, with Lucas Oil Stadium hosting fans over nine days.


Indiana Fever vs. Chicago Sky June 16
The Fever look to replicate their first home win against the Sky at Gainbridge Fieldhouse.


Indianapolis Indians vs. Iowa Cubs June 18-23
The Indians will host the Cubs for a six-day series, with Victory Field running a different promotion for each game.

Indy Eleven vs. Orange County SC June 22
The Indy Eleven embark on their second matchup of the season as they take on Orange County SC at Carroll Stadium.

WWE Monday Night RAW June 24
The WWE Raw program returns to Indianapolis for a night at Gainbridge Fieldhouse featuring world champion athletes in the ring.

Theater, Arts & Miscellaneous

Juneteenth Foodways Festival June 14
This culinary event at the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site shines a spotlight on the influence of Black traditions on American culture and the story of White House chef Dolly Johnson.


“Here We Are” Jimmy Buffett Party June 22

The Indianapolis Parrot Head Club and members of the Coral Reefer Band take over Camp Sertoma for tailgating and tiki bar fun. Don’t forget your aloha shirt and beach ball.