News & Resources for the Indiana Tourism Industry

Student Performance Options

Performance Venues

Attractions

Arts United Center, Fort Wayne

260.424.0646

Artsunited.org

                  

Century Center, South Bend

574.235.9711

Centurycenter.org

 

Children's Museum of Indianapolis

317.334.3258

Childrensmuseum.org

 

Embassy Theatre, Fort Wayne

260.424.6287

Fwembassytheatre.com

 

Fort Wayne Scottish Rite

260.423.2593

www.aasr-ftwayne.org

 

Grand Wayne Center, Fort Wayne

260.426.4100

Grandwayne.com

 

Historic Downtown Danville Courthouse

800.321.9666

VisitDowntownDanville.com

 

Indiana History Center, Indianapolis

Jason Felders

317.234.0419

Indianahistory.org

 

Indiana State Capitol Building, Indianapolis

317-233-3116

www.IN.gov

 

Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis

317.509.8684

indianamuseum.org

 

Indianapolis Artsgarden 

317.624.2565

Indyarts.org

 

Indianapolis City Market

317.634.9266

Indycm.com

 

Indianapolis Museum of Art

317.923.1331

IMAmuseum.org

 

Indianapolis Scottish Rite

317.262.3100

Aasr-indy.org

 

Memorial Coliseum

260.482.9502

Memorialcoliseum.com

 

White River State Park, Indianapolis

317.233.243

inwhiteriver.wrsp.in.gov

 

Events

May

500 Festival Parade, Indianapolis

Toni Meyer - 317.614.6126; tmeyer@500festival.org

Celebrate Indiana’s racing history. Join the parade that salutes the famous Indianapolis 500, the race drivers and fans!

 

July

Three Rivers Festival, Fort Wayne

threeriversfestival.org

 

October

Coca-Cola Circle City Classic, Indianapolis

Tony McGee - 317.237.5222

Join the many bands, drill teams, and celebrities from across the United States in the celebration of educational achievement and cultural pride in the African-American community.

www.circlecityclassic.com

 

November

International Festival, Indianapolis

Debbie Jones: 317.236.6515, ext 101

The Nationalities Council of Indiana hosts this annual event featuring cultural displays, entertainment, global bazaar, and ethnic food.

nationalitiescouncil.org

 

Circle of Lights, Indianapolis

Anne Kellison: 317.594.0743

Join in the lighting of Monument Circle festivities at the center of Indianapolis.

www.indydt.com

 

Competition Venues

Band

March

Dimensions in Jazz Festival

Ball State University, Muncie

Larry McWilliams - 765.285.5400; lmcwilli@bsu.edu  

Features high school jazz bands from all over the Midwest

 

Bands of America National Concert Band Festival and National Percussion Festival

Indianapolis

Cam Stasa - 800.848.2263

This national non-competitive event brings together concert bands and percussion ensembles.

 

Indiana State University Jazz Festival

Terre Haute

Dr. John Spicknall - 812.237.2754

Held in the spring for middle school and high school jazz ensembles.

 

November

Bands of America Grand National Championship

Cam Stasa - 800.848.2263

Recognized as the most prestigious marching band competition in the nation this three day event includes expo and workshops.

 

Color Guard

Midwest Color Guard Circuit

Howie Mogil - 630.455.4473

Midwestcolorguard.com

 

Show Choir

January

Lebanon High School Classic Showcase

Lebanon

Lynn Shaw - 723dls@sbcglobal.net or Robert Monn - Robert.monn@alcoa.com

 

February

Ben Davis Show Choir and Concert Choir Invitational

Indianapolis

Leah Trigg - 317.227.4151

Jennifer Vincent - 317.227.4051

 

Bishop Luers Show Choir Invitational

Fort Wayne

Karlene Krouse - 260.456.1261

 

Central Sound Classic

Lawrence Central High School, Indianapolis

Jena Adraenson - 317.545.5301

 

Singsational Invitational

Highland High School, Anderson

Laura Dyer - 765.641.2059

 

March

Best of the Midwest

Center Grove High School, Greenwood

Mr. Chris Pratt - 317.881.5041

 

Classic Showcase

Homestead High School, Fort Wayne

Dr. Keith Touchton: 260-431-2251

 

April

Contest of Champions 

Edgewood High School, Ellettsville

Verda Slinkard: 812-935-6985