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Indianapolis, IN | August 25, 2012 | www.inwhiteriver.com

The legend has come back to White River State Park!

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan at the Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park!

Bob Dylan will be scheduled to perform at the Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn on Saturday, August 25, 2012.

Performing for the past 50 years Dylan is still aweing the audience with his poetic lyrics and refreshing rhythms.

Known for his whole career, Dylan is best known for his political, philosophical, and poetic lyrics that have led to various Hall of Fame placements, awards, and even a Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama.

During the social unrest from the civil war Dylan became and still is an idol to several and his anti-war songs are still being used today.

Starting out as a Jewish freshman in college in 1959 Bob Dylan has certainly made a name for himself and White River State Park is honored to have him perform for us again. Come out and enjoy this once in a lifetime opportunity and enjoy the talent Dylan will shower the audience with on Saturday!

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Indianapolis, IN | August 24th, 2012 | www.inwhiteriver.com

Dukes of September

Dukes of September at the Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park

Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald, and Boz Scaggs are bringing their talent to the  Farm  Bureau Insurance Lawn on Friday, August 24 as the Dukes of September Rhythm Revue.

This supergroup brings the jazz, blues, and soul this summer’s concert series has been needing at White River State Park. These three plan to bring back songs from their previous career as The New York Rock and Soul Revue as well as several covers they have picked up along the years.

To explain a little bit about this supergroup, Donald Fagen was the co-founder of Steely Dan alongside Walter Becker in his early career. After the two split in 1981, Fagen went through his solo career which brought him three albums and another on the way.

Michael McDonald is a 5 time Grammy award-winning singer and songwriter. His career with Steely Dan led him to another successful career in the Doobie Brothers until 1982. Along with various appearances and performances for his solo career McDonald is hard at work with the current tour.

Boz Scaggs started out in the Steve Miller Band and went on to focus on a solo career. After a small hiatus in the 1980’s he continues to record his own music and hop along this tour that will bring them all here to Indianapolis!

It wasn’t until 2010 that Fagen, McDonald, and Scaggs agreed to bring back the music and hit the road for touring after The New York Rock and Soul Revue split ways in 1993. This show will certainly bring back memories from a decade ago and refresh the audience with a variety of music.

Did you know??

Michael McDonald was hired as an additional singer in the early 1970’s tours of Steely Dan because Donald Fagen had severe stage fright.

William Royce is the actual name given to Boz Scaggs. In his early years a schoolmate gave him the nickname “Bosley” which eventually led to Boz.

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Blog Recap: Indianapolis, IN | July 29, 2012 | www.inwhiteriver.com

Florence + the Machine at The Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park

Florence + the Machine at The Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park

A sold out show brought thousands of people out to the Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn July 29 to experience Florence & the Machine.

The Walkmen were the perfect band to warm up the stage with upbeat songs to get the audience on their feet dancing.

Florence awed the crowd in her long flowing dress and vocals that sounded as though one was casually listening to her CD.

Some of the songs performed were Dog days are over, Shake it up, What the water gave me, and others from her newest album.

The energy provided from the band was easily seen as Florence pranced and danced onstage and even offstage throughout the crowd.

A grateful Florence even gained a small treasure box from a fan before leaving the stage.

This is the second time Florence & the Machine have joined us and we hope that next year we can be gifted with their presence again for all that missed it!

Concert Goers at Florence and the Machine

Concert Goers at Florence and the Machine

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Flo Flo at the Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park

 

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Indianapolis, IN | July 29th, 2012

Florence + the Machine at White River State Park

If you haven’t gotten your tickets yet for the Florence + the Machine concert on Sunday July 29th at the Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park, then you may be out of luck, because this concert is SOLD OUT!

However, there may be a chance that the band will be release a few more seats.  You can call 317-249-2752 for info.

For those of you that already have your tickets the gates will be opening at 6:00 pm with the show starting at 7:00 pm.

As of right now blankets are permitted as well as umbrellas (36″ or shorter) into the venue.  You may bring your own lawn chairs, however our comfy beach chairs will be distributed to all concert attendees.  You may also bring one liter or smaller factory sealed water bottle with you.  You may also bring a clear empty cup or water bottle to fill up inside the gates.

Check out our venue page at http://inwhiteriver.wrsp.in.gov/ATTRACTIONS/Attraction/AttractionID/10.

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Also check out Florence + the Machine at www.florenceandthemachine.net

as well as The Walkmen at www.thewalkmen.com

Florence + the Machine at White River State Park

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