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5 primo music events in Indianapolis this weekend

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By Hoodline - Published on August 22, 2019.

If you love live music, there's no time like the present when it comes to getting out and about in Indianapolis. From a concert by a Grammy Award-winning pianist to a celebration of the blue, here are the local shows worth checking out this weekend.

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Chreece Festival

From the event description:

All lanes of Indiana hip hop are coming together again for a single day of "Cheers" and "Peace" as it's Chreece. Be apart of one of the Midwest's largest hip hop festival. The festival will Include 50-plus emcees and collectives, tons of DJs and producers, exclusive merchandise from vendors and sponsors, and much more.

When: Saturday, Aug. 24, 2 p.m.- 1 a.m.
Where: Fountain Square, 1060 Virginia Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46203
Admission: $30. Multiple ticket options available.
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Modern Jazz Pianist Daniel Weatherspoon

From the event description:

Grammy Award winning pianist and producer Daniel Weatherspoon is playing on Saturday at The Jazz Kitchen. The artist brings music from his No. 1 Billbaord jazz debut album "The Langley Park Project" and his forth-coming album "Journey" that is slated for release soon.

When: Saturday, Aug. 24, 7:30-9 p.m.
Where: The Jazz Kitchen, 5377 N. College Ave.
Admission: $20-$30
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Blues Invades Indy with Wendell B, Bigg Robb and Sir Charles Jones

From the event description:

The Blues Invades Indy features Wendell B, Bigg Robb, and Sir Charles Jones. 21+ Come see blues classics! Sir Charles Jones is a recording jazz and blues artist from Birmingham, Ala. Wendell B is a blues and R&B artist from St. Louis, Miss. who has produced multiple albums and owns his own record label. Bigg Robb is a Cincinnati, Ohio artist who has followed his love for soul, gospel and funk.

When: Sunday, Aug. 25, 6-10 p.m.
Where: The Pavilion at Pan Am, 201 S. Capitol Ave.
Admission: $40 (general admission). More ticket options available.
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Jake Shimabukuro

From the event description:

Since he first came to the world’s attention with his deeply beautiful and original take on George Harrison’s “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” in a viral video that dominated YouTube in 2005, the Hawaiian-born Shimabukuro has virtually reinvented the four-string instrument, causing many to call him “the Jimi Hendrix of the ukulele.”

When: Sunday, Aug. 25, 8-11 p.m.
Where: The Vogue, 6259 N. College Ave.
Admission: $25-$35
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JJust  a Super Big Party 

From the event description:

Wudi Fresco and Tedd Hardy present Just a Super Big Party on Sunday at Tiki Bob's. 

When: Sunday, Aug. 25, 10 p.m.- Monday, Aug. 26 3 a.m.
Where: Tiki Bob's, 231 S. Meridian St.
Admission: Free
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