Indy Parks offering a variety of summer music and movies

A wide variety of summer entertainment is being featured at Indy Parks venues this summer, including at two parks within the Urban Times zone – Garfield Park and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park. The activities got under way May 31 when the Hickey-Shanafelt 9ollective performed in Garfield Park’s MacAllister Amphitheater. The remaining schedule:

Garfield Park POPS series

MacAllister Amphitheater

7 p.m. Wednesdays / free

June 7 – New Horizon Band

June 21 – Philharmonic Orchestra of Indianapolis

June 28 – Swing Shift Indy

July 5 – Indianapolis Brass Choir

July 12 – Indianapolis Municipal Band

July 19 – Pride of Indy

July 26 – Starlighters Big Band

Aug. 2 – Greater Greenwood Comm. Band

Aug. 9 – Ed Zlaty’s GMH Jazz Orchestra

Aug. 16 – Indianapolis Symphonic Band

Aug. 23 – Directors’ Jazz Orchestra

Aug. 30 – Crossroads Brass Band

Sept. 6 – Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra


9 p.m. Fridays / free

June 23 – Puss In Boots: The Last Wish

July 14– Matilda (1996)

Aug. 25– The Super Mario Bros. Movie

From the friends of garfield park

June 2 – An Evening with Hank Ruff. 7 p.m. (ticketed)

Sept. 4 – Friends Night with Southern Accents. 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 9 – The Friends Present: Opera in the Park. 7 p.m.


Saturday, Aug. 12. 4 to 9 p.m. / free

With live music, 40-plus artist booths and food trucks

Lineup includes Public Universal Friend and The Brothers Footman

Presented by Garfield Park Arts Center, MFT and Garfield Brewery


7 p.m. Thursdays / free

June 8 – Busman’s Holiday w/ Elizabeth Lee Trio

June 22 – Mirabelle Skipworth and the Brink Of w/ Shea Farmer

June 29 – Vess Ruhtenberg w/ Kristina Sharpe

July 6 – Ferdinand the Bull w/ Saint Lavender

July 13 – Taylor DeShawn w/ Jade Davidson

July 20 – Joshua Powell w/ Fifth Lucky Dragon

July 27 – Addie Kosten w/ Emma Peridot

Aug. 3 – Sarah Grain and the Billions of Stars w/ Arselia Kent

Aug. 10 – S.M. Wolf w/ Saint Aubin

Aug. 17 – Helpling The Band w/ Mason Van Ghost

Aug. 24 – Beatty and the Bayonets w/ Kiella Monique

Aug. 31 – Mina and the Wonderous Flying Machine w/ Jennasen


Main Pavilion 7 p.m. Fridays / free

June 9 – Sean Imboden Sextet

June 30 – Pavel & Direct Contact

July 21 – Salaam

Aug. 11 – Run Katie Run PHOTO ABOVE: The MacAllister Center is hosting music as well as movies in Garfield