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LIST: Live music in central Indiana in 2022

Here's a list of some of the artists that will be making their way to central Indiana over the next few months.

INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosiers will be happy to know 2022 is bringing with it a slew of great musical performances to central Indiana. 

From Luke Bryan and Miranda Lambert to Bon Jovi and Journey, there's a little something for everyone this year. Plus, Garfield Park will host the inaugural WonderRoad music festival this summer featuring headliners like Vampire Weekend and Lord Huron, as well as Bastille, Chvrches, Milky Chance, Bishop Briggs and more.  

Here's a list of some of the artists that will be making their way to central Indiana over the next few months. And, there's more than just music on this list. Keep an eye out for bonus shows listed at the bottom of each month. These shows are everything from comedians to ventriloquists. 

Click on the artist or band's name for more information about their upcoming show and how to purchase tickets. 

May

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Miranda Lambert performs a medley at the 55th annual CMA Awards on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021, at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.

Brown County Music Center:

  • Saturday, May 21: Famed comedy recording artist Weird Al Yankovic will make a stop in Nashville, Indiana. Comedian Emo Philips will open the show.

Ruoff Music Center

  • Saturday, May 21: Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town will bring their co-headlining "Bandwagon Tour" to Noblesville. The concert is scheduled to start at 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 28: AJR will stop in Noblesville as part of the pop trio's "The OK Orchestra Tour."

White River State Park

June

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Sisters, from left, Alana, Este and Danielle Haim of the band HAIM pose for a portrait in Los Angeles on Feb. 22, 2021.

Brown County Music Center:

  • Wednesday, June 22: Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo will take the stage.
  • Sunday, June 26: Ben Folds is making a stop in Nashville, Indiana, during his "In Actual Person Live For Real Tour."
  • Tuesday, June 28: Ann Wilson, lead vocalist and flutist for rock band Heart, will perform songs from her solo catalog and some of the band's biggest hits. The concert starts at 7:30 p.m.

Garfield Park:

  • Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12: WonderRoad music festival will include headliners like Vampire Weekend and Lord Huron, as well as Bastille, Chvrches, Milky Chance, Bishop Briggs and more.  

Old National Centre:

  • Wednesday, June 15: Andy Grammer will stop during his "The Art of Joy" tour. The show is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. 

Ruoff Music Center:

  • Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June 5: Rock band Phish announced a spring and summer tour, and they're making a three-night stop at Ruoff Music Center.
  • Friday, June 10: REO Speedwagon, Styx and Loverboy are touring together and they'll make a stop in Noblesville.
  • Wednesday, June 15: Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Sammy Hagar is coming to Noblesville as part of the Coors Light Concert Series. The former Van Halen frontman will be joined by his rock group, The Circle, as well as George Thorogood & The Destroyers.
  • Sunday, June 19: The Chicks, along with opening act Patty Griffin, are coming to Noblesville. The concert will start at 7:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 21: Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Stevie Nicks, known for her solo work and time with band Fleetwood Mac, added Ruoff Music Center to her 2022 tour.
  • Thursday, June 23: Singer and songwriter Josh Groban's performance will feature special guests Lucia Micarelli, Eleri Ward and the New Orleans Preservation Hall Jazz Band. 
  • Friday, June 24 & Saturday, June 25: Dave Matthews Band is coming back to Noblesville this summer as part of the Coors Light Concert Series.
  • Sunday, June 26: Willie Nelson, family and friends will take the stage for the Outlaw Music Festival as part of the Coors Light Concert Series.

White River State Park

  • Wednesday, June 1: Sister pop-rock band HAIM is coming to Indianapolis. The Grammy-nominated trio's performance at TCU Amphitheater is scheduled to start at 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 9: Grammy winner Robert Plant and Alison Krauss will stop in Indianapolis during their 10-date North American tour.

Bonus shows:

  • Tuesday, June 7: Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live! will be at Clowes Memorial Hall at the Butler Arts Center. The show starts at 6:30 p.m. ET. 
  • Sunday, June 12: Nick Cannon Presents: MTV Wild 'N Out Live will take place at Ruoff Music Center at 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 14: Actor and comedian Chris Rock is bringing his standup routine to the Murat Theatre at the Old National Centre. The show will start at 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 23: Girl Named Tom, who won Season 21 of "The Voice," will perform at the Paramount Theatre in Anderson.  The concert starts at 7:30 p.m.

July

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Singer-songwriter Jack Johnson will perform at Ruoff Music Center in Noblesville, Indiana, on Sunday, July 3, 2022.

Ruoff Music Center

  • Sunday, July 3: Jack Johnson is touring North America in 2022 and will make a stop in Noblesville for a summer night of soft rock and acoustic pop music. 
  • Sunday, July 10: The Backstreet Boys will stop during their DNA World Tour for a show in Noblesville at 7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 13: Train will showcase its 11th studio album, "AM Gold" in Noblesville. Joining Train on the tour will be Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Jewel and multi-platinum rock band Blues Traveler.
  • Friday, July 15: Sir Rod Stewart and rock band Cheap Trick are performing in Noblesville. The concert is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 16: The Black Keys will perform in Noblesville with openers Band Of Horses and Ceramic Animal.
  • Wednesday, July 20: Chicago and Brian Wilson, co-founder of the Beach Boys, are making a stop in Noblesville on their co-headlining 25-city tour across the U.S.
  • Friday, July 22: Chris Stapleton, award-winning singer-songwriter, is bringing his "All-American Road Show" tour to Noblesville.
  • Thursday, July 28: The Zac Brown Band is returning to Noblesville this summer. The band's concert is scheduled to start at 7 p.m.

White River State Park

  • Saturday, July 2: Boy band Why Don't We, made up of Daniel Seavey, Corbyn Besson, Jonah Marais, Jack Avery, and Zach Herron, will perform at the TCU Amphitheater. The concert is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. 
  • Thursday, July 7: Third Eye Blind will perform its smash hit "Semi-Charmed Life" and more on the band's 25th anniversary tour.
  • Saturday, July 9: Soak up the (evening) sun while listening to nine-time Grammy winner Sheryl Crow perform some of her hits.
  • Tuesday, July 19: Nine-time Grammy winner Norah Jones will perform her hits at the TCU Amphitheater. The concert is scheduled to start at 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 26: Big Time Rush is reuniting for a 41-show tour. The group starred in a Nickelodeon TV series of the same name from 2009-2013. The concert is scheduled to start at 8 p.m.

Bonus shows: 

  • Friday, July 15: Legendary R&B recording artist Patti LaBelle, multi-platinum selling singer Monica, and Indianapolis-formed group After 7 will perform at Indiana Black Expo's 51st Summer Celebration. The free outdoor concert starts at 6 p.m. at the American Legion Mall in downtown Indianapolis.
  • Saturday, July 30: Seven-time Grammy winner Gladys Knight will perform hits from her solo career, as well as notable songs from her time with Gladys Knight & The Pips, at the Brown County Music Center. The concert starts at 8 p.m.

August

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Luke Bryan performs "Up" at the 55th annual CMA Awards on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021, at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.

Garfield Park

  • Saturday, Aug. 20 and Sunday, Aug. 21: The Avett Brothers are now set to play two shows at their Indianapolis tour stop this summer. After the Aug. 20 show sold out, the band has added a second date.

Ruoff Music Center

  • Saturday, Aug. 6: Chris Brown and Lil Baby are bringing their co-headlining "One of Them Ones" tour to Noblesville. The concert starts at 7 p.m. 
  • Thursday, Aug. 11: Machine Gun Kelly will be joined by special guests Travis Barker and WILLOW.
  • Friday, Aug. 12: Kid Rock will kick off a 24-city tour that will bring him to Ruoff Music Center. The concert will also feature Foreigner and a special appearance by Trey Lewis.
  • Saturday, Aug. 13: Three-time Entertainer of the Year Jason Aldean will be joined by Gabby Barrett ("I Hope," "The Good Ones"), John Morgan and Dee Jay Silver.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 17: Alice In Chains, Breaking Benjamin and Bush are bringing their 30-city tour to Noblesville. 
  • Saturday, Aug. 20: Luke Bryan's concert will feature opening acts Riley Green, Mitchell Tenpenny and DJ Rock. 
  • Wednesday, Aug. 24: Nu metal band Korn and rock band Evanescence will bring their co-headlining show to Noblesville. The concert starts at 5:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Aug. 26: Rappers Wiz Khalifa and Logic are bringing their co-headlining tour to Noblesville, with 24kGoldn, DJ DRAMA, C Dot Castro and Fedd the God as the opening acts.
  • Saturday, Aug. 27: Keith Urban is bringing country music to Noblesville. Country singer Ingrid Andress will open the shows on the North American leg of the tour. 

Lucas Oil Stadium

White River State Park

  • Friday, Aug. 12: Singer-songwriter Maren Morris will perform her country and pop hits in downtown Indianapolis. The concert is scheduled to start at 8 p.m. ET. 
  • Sunday, Aug. 14: Alternative rock band Wilco is hitting the road following the release of their 12th studio album, titled "Cruel Country."
  • Saturday, Aug. 20: KIDZ BOP Live 2022 will perform hits including “Good 4 U” and “Dance Monkey.” There will also be surprises for fans and a "Daddy Dance Off." 
  • Sunday, Aug. 21: Award-winning comedian John Mulaney will perform a standup routine in downtown Indianapolis. The show is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Aug. 26: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band ZZ Top is bringing its "Raw Whiskey Tour" to Indianapolis.
  • Sunday, Aug. 28: Two-time Grammy Award-nominated, multi-platinum songstress Kehlani is bringing her "Blue Water Road Tour" to Indianapolis.

Bonus shows

September

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Charity Rose Thielen, from left, Jonathan Russell, Tyler Williams, and Josiah Johnson of The Head and the Heart perform at the 2016 KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas at The Forum on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Inglewood, Calif. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)

Ruoff Music Center

  • Thursday, Sept. 1: Hip-hop and rap icons Wu-Tang Clan and Nas are bringing their co-headlining "NY State of Mind" tour to Noblesville. The concert starts at 8 p.m.
  • Friday, Sept. 2: Pitbull is bringing his "Cant Stop Now" tour, with opening acts Iggy Azalea and SiriusXM Globalization DJs. The concert starts at 8 p.m.

White River State Park

  • Friday, Sept. 16: Rapper Kevin Gates, who recently debuted his song "Big Lyfe" to a sold-out crowd at Colorado's Red Rocks Amphitheatre, will perform at TCU Amphitheater on Friday, Sept. 16. 
  • Saturday, Sept. 17: Country singer Lee Brice, who has had eight No. 1 songs on the U.S. Billboard country charts, will perfrom at TCU Amphitheater alongside Michael Ray and Jackson Dean. The concert starts at 7 p.m.
  • Friday, Sept. 30: The Head and the Heart, the indie-folk band, known for songs like "Honeybee" and "Rivers and Roads," will play at TCU Amphitheater. They'll be joined by Shakey Graves.

October

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Charles Kelley, from left, Hillary Scott, and Dave Haywood, of Lady A, perform "What A Song Can Do" at the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards on Monday, March 7, 2022, at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas.

Gainbridge Fieldhouse

  • Monday, Oct. 17: Country music superstar Carrie Underwood is back in Indianapolis, with opening act Jimmie Allen ("Freedom Was a Highway"). The concert starts at 7:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 18: Singer and rapper Lizzo is returning to the Circle City, with opening act Latto ("Big Energy"). The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Old National Centre

  • Saturday, Oct. 29: Lady A is letting fans pick some of the set list on their Request Line Tour. The concert starts at 7 p.m.

Ruoff Music Center

  • Saturday, Oct. 1: Heavy metal band Five Finger Death Punch and Megadeath are bringing hard rock to Noblesville. The concert starts at 6:30 p.m.

White River State Park

  • Saturday, Oct. 8: Electronic music producer and DJ deadmau5 is bringing his We Are Friends tour to the TCU Amphitheater. Nero will open the show with a DJ set, joined by Kasablanca and EDDIE. The concert starts at 7 p.m.


December


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Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli sings on the occasion of a ceremony where King Abdullah II of Jordan received the St. Francis Lamp of Peace.



Gainbridge Fieldhouse

  • Wednesday, Dec. 7: Globally-renowned Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will perform in the Hoosier state for the first time, alongside the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. The concert is scheduled to start at 8 p.m.

Old National Centre (and other venues)

  • Friday and Saturday, Dec. 10-11: Straight No Chaser will swing through Indiana the second week of December, starting with matinee and evening shows at the Murat Theatre at Old National Center in Indianapolis the weekend of Dec. 10-11, followed by single shows in South Bend Dec. 13, Ft. Wayne Dec. 14 and Evansville Dec. 15. They come home to Bloomington's University Auditorium to perform Friday night, Dec. 16.