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May 2011 Blog Posts (7)

Bill Haley's last years

Long, engrossing piece on Bill Haley in Texas Monthly:


Falling Comet, by Michael Hall


"In the last desperate months of his life, he would come into the restaurant at all hours of the day and take a seat, sometimes at the counter and other times in one of the back booths. He was always alone. He wore a scruffy ball cap, and behind his large, square…


Added by mike whybark on May 25, 2011 at 10:59am — 1 Comment

Irene & Reed Photos from Indy Star, 5-13-11

Irene & Reed kicked off Indy Park's Broad Ripple Park original concert series on Fri., May 13, 2011, photographed here in the Indianapolis Star:

Added by Leslie Irene Benson on May 18, 2011 at 6:44pm — No Comments

Vote in Nuvo's Best of Indy Survey 2011

Vote for Irene & Reed in Nuvo's Best of Indy by "writing us in" at: Thanks a million!

Added by Leslie Irene Benson on May 11, 2011 at 1:13pm — No Comments

FREE All Ages Concert in Broad Ripple Park on Fri. May 13, 7-9 PM

Irene & Reed Featured in Broad Ripple Original Artists Series

Opening the 2011 season for Indy Parks’ 2011 Summer Concert Series, Indy's own piano pop cabaret powerhouse, Irene & Reed (…


Added by Leslie Irene Benson on May 11, 2011 at 1:11pm — No Comments

2011 Irene & Reed Summer Concert Schedule Announced

2011 Summer Concert Schedule Announced - More dates to be added soon!:…


Added by Leslie Irene Benson on May 11, 2011 at 1:08pm — 1 Comment

Improvised Music Project #16 @ Rachael's Cafe in Bloomington.

The 16th installment of the monthly experimental & improvisational music night.  

300 E 3rd St

Bloomington, IN…


Added by Joe Stone on May 10, 2011 at 11:18am — No Comments

The 10 best British indie record labels (Guardian UK gallery)

The 10 best British indie record labels (Guardian UK gallery)

OK, so it's not an Indiana thing, but still --- many of the bands and artists on these labels have fans in our crowd. (For instance, the 4AD label distributed Bloomington's Lisa Germano for…


Added by Ed on May 2, 2011 at 1:37pm — No Comments

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