Blast at the Overpass is Back..this Thursday!

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Submitted by
Lauralee Hites, InCONCERT

We are excited to announce our 9th annual Blast at the Underpass outdoor concert series.  The Blast at the Underpass is InCONCERT’s signature event.  We have been hosting this event year after year in the Depot District to celebrate July 4th.  Please share with your readers this community event.

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Start the 4th of July celebrations early!  Join us for our annual Blast at the Overpass on Thursday July 3rd.  This outdoor event will feature live bands playing throughout the evening, a beer garden, food vendors and activities.  Bring your lawn chair and pull up a seat for an evening of live music, food and fun.  Buy tickets in advance for only $10.00! Tickets at the gate are $12.00.  Kids under 12 are FREE!  Bands:  Blue Lou and the Mafia , Crossroads, and Jay Jesse Johnson
When: July 3rd, 2014
Where: Depot District Market and 4th Floor Blues Club parking lot
Time:  6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Cost:  $10.00 in advance, $12.00 at the gate (kids under 12 free)
For more information email:  inconcertrichmond@gmail.com
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InConcert’s Laugh Out Loud Comedy Night

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Comedians Auggie Smith and Tim Bedore at the 4th Floor Blues Club April 26

Don’t miss Laugh Out Loud Comedy Night!
Sponsor Automated Controls and Electrical Supply and InCONCERT bring Auggie Smith and Tim Bedore to the 4th Floor Blues Club April 26th for 2 shows.

Auggie Smith has made an appearance on TV comedy reality show The Last Comic Standing, and participated on Comedy Central’s Bob and Tom All Stars.  You’ll enjoy his take-no-prisoners approach to comedy.

Tim Bedore has been a comedian for more than 20 years and is famous for his Vague But True radio show.  Tim has appeared on Fox Comic Strip Live, Comedy Central, HBO and other TV appearances.

This will literally be a Laugh Out Loud kind of night.  InCONCERT helps to generate donation and sponsorship money for 10 area non-profits, 100% of ticket sales benefit those non-profits.  Bring your family and friends to what’s sure to be a fun night in the Depot District.

InCONCERT’s Laugh Out Loud Comedy Night

Date:           April 26, 2014

Time:           7:00 pm and 9:30 pm showsInConcert_logo

Cost:           $25.00

Place:           4th Floor Blues Club

Tickets:       www.inconcertrichmond.com

InCONCERT brings Nashville’s top artist to the 4th Floor Blues Club

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buck mccoyBuck McCoy and the Indian Outlaws

Richmond, IN March 22, 2014:  March 29th, Buck McCoy brings his live show to Richmond, Indiana to The 4th Floor Blues Club as part of the Automated Controls and Electrical Supply’s InCONCERT Series.  Ticket sales benefit more than ten area non-profits.

The show is a time machine of Country Music and a tribute to the biggest stars in the music industry. Blake Shelton, Jason Aldean and the current top hits on radio. Buck pays tribute to the legends of country music like Hank Williams, John Denver thru the years of Garth Brooks and Tim McGraw. Buck even includes music icons like Michael Jackson, Tina Turner and Taylor Swift. If you grew up listening to country music you will enjoy this evening of entertainment. This is also a great night to salute the American troops for all they do. For more information visit www.inconcertrichmond.com.

When:  March 29th, 2014

Where:  4th Floor Blues Club in Richmond’s Depot District

What:   Buck McCoy and the Indian Outlaws with special guests Crossroads

Cost:    Tickets are $20.00 each

Tickets:  Can be purchased from any of our Non-Profits or online at www.inconcertrichmond.com

Details: Must be 21. Food and Cash Bar available and sold separate

Automated Controls and Electrical Supply and InCONCERT present AD/HD – AC/DC Tribute Band!

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adhd_logoRock like it’s 1983 with AD/HD, one of the best AC/DC Tribute Bands in the country!  AD/HD look, sound and rock like AC/DC.   It’s a long way to the top of the 4th Floor Blues club if you wanna rock ‘n roll.  Okay, maybe it’s not such a long way but, you can still rock ‘n roll.  Join InCONCERT for a night of fun, food, drinks and great songs that will remind you of the good ole’ days. 

Date:  February 22nd, 2014

Location: 4th Floor Blues Club

Time:  Doors open at 7pm

Tickets:  $20

Purchase tickets online at www.inconcertrichmond.com

Must be 21. Food and cash bar available

Comedy Hypnosis at 4th Floor Blues Club

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inconcert logoInCONCERT is hosting a comedy hypnosis show with TG Rivers! TG’ Rivers Comedy Hypnosis Show is an interactive show providing you endless entertainment. Stage hypnosis is hilarious, high-energy, and interactive entertainment that has universal appeal, and will make any event successful and memorable!

In this laugh-out-loud show members of the audience will volunteer to participate in some fun activities! The volunteers will become the stars of the show as they steal the stage and keep everyone mesmerized! Whether on stage or in the audience, this show will create memories that will last a lifetime.

100% of the ticket proceeds benefit 13 local non-profits through InCONCERT.  Visit www.inconcertrichmond.com to learn more about how InCONCERT, sponsors and you can help support area non-profit organizations.

Event Details:

Comedy Hypnosis with TR Rivers at the 4th Floor Blues Club in the Depot District

January 18th

Doors open at 7:00pm

Must be 21

Cash bar and food available

Tickets $10.00

Purchase tickets at www.inconcertrichmond.com

New Year’s Eve at 4th Floor Blues

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inconcert logoThanks to our sponsors and the community for attending our events InCONCERT was able to give back more than $35,000 to 13 area non-profits!  Join InCONCERT in celebrating our accomplishments in 2013 and to ring in the new year and new season!   This is one of biggest parties of the season and great time to celebrate!  We are hosting the New Year’s Eve Celebration at the 4th Floor Blues Club in the Depot District.  Your ticket includes an all you can eat buffet.  Enjoy party favors and of course we will have a champagne toast at midnight.  You’ll love the sounds of Fingertrip band!  FREE ride home within Richmond city limits, in the Blues Mobile.  Don’t miss great food, drinks and music this New Year’s Eve!

Visit www.inconcertrichmond.com for tickets!  Tickets $25.00.  Must be 21.  Doors open at 7:00 pm.

Don’t Miss The Last Two Neighborhood Movies: Brought To You By Parks & Rec

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Madagasgar 3 will be playing this Saturday night, with activities starting at 8:30, at Westview Elementary school.  And next Saturday night?….see for yourself below:

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InConcert: Dinner Party at Maria Mitrione’s

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Win 2 Tickets to See Comedian Drew Hastings Saturday

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Drew Hastings at 4th Floor Blues Club Saturday February 19th, 7pm

Standing 6’6” tall, and clad in a well-tailored suit and trademark black horn-rimmed glasses, Drew Hastings is a commanding presence onstage, as he launches into a study of the human condition. Hastings’ trademark comedy is both hilarious and self-deprecating. He believes we are our own worst enemy.

Win 2 Tickets

Brick Road Media is giving away 2 tickets on their Facebook page.  Click here and enter to win!

Pizza Extravaganza at J&J Winery – Don’t Miss This One!

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On January 19th, Wayne County will have the ability to try every kind of pizza that J&J Winery makes.

Let me be clear:  For one price, you get to gorge yourself on the best wood-oven pizza you’ve ever tasted.  Not just one style, but all of them.

Now, if you’ve been to J&J and ordered one of their pizzas, and you’re like me, just one of them is enough to make you mad.  Eating the last slice is akin to the kind of sorrow felt when losing a best friend.  Or at least, stepping on a lego really hard in the middle of the night.

Trust me, you don’t want to go there!

On January 19th, there will be no arbitrary restrictions on the kind of pizza you devour.  And you’ll hear no excuses like “We can’t MAKE a 28 inch pizza in our oven, Jack!”  Or “Please stop eating the PICTURES of pizza on the menu, Jack!”

(Ok, maybe one of those only really applies to me, but you get the point.)

Extravaganzas are a bit more than just a “quaint evening out.”  You don’t use 5 syllable words to describe such a heavenly event accompanied by great local wines and/or Big Dawg beer …and a freakin’ singing fireman!

This is serious, Wayne County!  Get your calendar out and circle January 19th (6:30 pm-10:00 pm).  Really, just sharpie out the whole day and draw stars and Unicorns by the date.  This is an event you won’t want to miss!

How Much?  

It will be $15.95 (includes tax) for pizza extravaganza. All you can eat and salad and bread stix bar.

Questions?  Contact J&J here.

New Year’s Eve Party with Gil Puckett and the Jonny Hazard Band

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gil puckettJoin the party at the 4th Floor Blues Club and enjoy an Italian Buffet from Maria Mitriones Italian Market, Party Favors, a champagne toast, and live music with Gil Puckett and the Jonny Hazard Band. Doors open at 7pm.  (Must be 21 to enter)

Where:  

4th Floor Blues Club
923 N E St
Richmond, IN 47374

When:

Monday, December 31, 2012 at 7:00 PM (PST)

Tickets are $25!  (Order Tickets Here)

The InCONCERT Series Presents: Jay Jesse Johnson At 4th Floor Blues

Proceeds from the InCONCERT series go towards supporting several non-profits in Wayne County

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A Look Back At Fun Halloween Activities In Wayne County

Trick or Treaters converge on houses in Richmond IN on October 31, 2012

The Winners! The costume contest was part of the activities provided by the Richmond Parks Department at the Tom Raper center

This was an exceptional year for activities in Wayne County for kids of all ages and adults.  Whether you participated in the zombie walk to support a local non profit, the many activities provided by the Richmond Parks Department, or visited the Wayne County Museum, choices for spooky experiences abounded.

Visiting the vintage car section of the museum during the “Haunted Museum”

The pictures in this article only cover a small portion of the activities, including trick or treat in Wayne County.  If you have pictures you would like to post of parties or costume contests in the area, please share.

More pictures will also be available on our Facebook page: GoWayneCounty.

Coming soon…a lineup of holiday events this season.  Please share any holiday events that you would like posted on our events calendar.

 

 

Trick or Treaters converge on houses in Richmond IN on October 31, 2012

Free Family Fun This Weekend Presented By Richmond Parks & Recreation

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Looking for something to do tonight and tomorrow night with family and friends?  Check out these two opportunities brought to you by the Richmond Parks Department.  Both are free.  Both are fun.  And both are on nice cool nights.  Bring a blanket or chairs and enjoy live music tonight and a movie tomorrow night.   (Donations for the Puss & Boots movie will go to support HELP the Animals)

Tonight:

 

Tomorrow Night:

5th Annual Platinum Prom

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Submitted by: Bridget Hazelbaker

Who says the kids get to have all the fun? Come support the Richmond High School Student Council at the 5th Annual Platinum Prom. This social event, for citizens age 60 and over, will take place on Saturday, April 14, from 6:30 – 9 p.m. at Richmond High School’s Cafeteria, 380 Hub Etchison Parkway, Richmond.

Dancing will begin with live music played by local favorites, The Rush County Big Band, a group of 14-20 current and former educators from Central Indiana. Other activities will include bingo, prizes, a queen and king contest and refreshments.

This elegant event will provide an opportunity for the younger and older generations to dance, mingle and learn from each other, in a festive party atmosphere.  Many Richmond High School students have been attending ballroom dance lessons to prepare for the event.  The theme for this year’s prom will be “In the Mood.”

Attendees are encourages to dress in semi-formal to formal attire. This event is FREE. Come with or without a partner. Each guest will receive a complimentary corsage and coffee mug.  Seniors of all levels of mobility are welcome.

Those wishing to attend should call and register with the Richmond High School Parent Center 973-3239 or the RHS Alumni Association Office at 973-3338.

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The Jazz and Percussion Festival featuring Max Weinberg and the Earlham Jazz Ensemble

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Date: Saturday, March 31, 2012
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Civic Hall Performing Arts Center
Tickets/Registration Required? Yes

“Show up, do a great job and give the people more than their money’s worth”
— Max Weinberg

The Earlham Artist and Lecture Series is excited to present The Jazz and Percussion Festival featuring Max Weinberg and the Earlham Jazz Ensemble and Rhythm Project on Saturday, March 31 at 7:30 p.m. at the Civic Hall Performing Arts Center.

Max Weinberg, the man the New York Times called “the rhythmic backbone of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band” is one of the most visible drummers of the rock era, having played thousands of concerts in arenas and stadiums all over the world. He continued to entertain audiences for 17 years both as a featured performer in comedy sketches and as the leader of what Tom Shales called “…the best band on TV,” the Max Weinberg Seven on NBC’s Late Night and The Tonight Show.

Weinberg has performed in the East Room of The White House with the United States Navy Big Band and at two Presidential Inaugural Galas.

Since 1974 the drummer for Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band was a featured performer on the 1995 and 2003 Grammy Awards, the 1995 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame dedication in Cleveland, Ohio, the 2009 Super Bowl and 2009’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 25th Anniversary Special on HBO, filmed at Madison Square Garden in New York.

Cited by Playboy magazine’s Pop and Jazz Music Poll and the Rolling Stone Critics Poll as “Best drummer,” Weinberg has performed with some of contemporary music’s biggest names, including, Sting, Tony Bennett, Sheryl Crow, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Barbra Streisand, BB King, The Who, George Harrison, and Eric Clapton to name a few. He has the unique distinction of having played on both the #1 Born in the USA, and #2 Meatloaf’s, Bat out Of Hell albums in rock history.

This spring of 2012, Weinberg embarked on yet another world tour with Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band.

Performing on stage for this momentous concert are the Earlham Jazz Ensemble and Rhythm Project.

Location: The Civic Hall Performing Arts Center at 380 Hub Etchison Parkway
For more information call, Earlham Office of Events, 765.983.1373
Tickets: Runyan Center Desk: Mon – Fri, 9 am – 4 pm, cash or check only; Civic Hall Box Office
Contact: Lynn Knight, Director Events Coordination, knighly@earlham.edu, 765.983.1294