Jon McLaughlin returns to tug at all the hopeless romantic’s heart strings with his latest piano-pop ballad “Before You.” It’s been almost two years since Hoosier singer-songwriter Jon McLaughlin partnered with PledgeMusic and allowed fans to help select the tracks for his fourth album, Holding My Breath. And last November McLaughlin released his widely successful holiday EP that went on to top the iTunes holiday music charts. And just recently, McLaughlin announced, via his website, plans to release his fifth full length album and upcoming Like Us tour this fall.
This week, Wednesday at 7:30pm to be exact, Marina and the Diamonds will be serving Naptown a healthy helping of Froot. And while you may be thinking to yourself, “she isn’t even from here…” You’re right, but she will be here – which makes this a concert you won’t want to miss. The Welsh singer-songwriter who claimed mainstream radio fame with her 2012 hit “Primadonna” will be performing at the Egyptian Room in the Old National Centre. The show is one of the first stops on her United States tour supporting her internationally successful third full-length album release, Froot.
Indy’s live music scene is multifarious. From alternative cover bands in north side bars and indie acts in Fountain Square to arena sell-outs downtown, our city does not lack this important cultural attribute. Although our city lies some miles between music capital Nashville and Chicago, our venues traffic big-time musicians on a regular basis. In this Trndy article, I will describe a few of Naptown’s staple venues and upcoming summer concerts where you’ll be sure to find great music, wonderful people and good vibes.