2020 Venues To Be Announced
Venues for 2019 Public Performances
Monroe County History Center - Saturday, August 10, 2019
The Monroe County History Center, 202 E. 6th St., Bloomington, IN 47408
- "Saturday's Child" - Saturday, August 10, 11 a.m. "Saturday's Child" is WFHB's free monthly live music showcase. The Aug. 10 program is a free preview of the fifth Bloomington Blues & Boogie Woogie Piano Festival, with guest artists Bruce "Sunpie" Barnes, Alfred "Uganda" Roberts, and Scott Patterson. Live on WFHB and in person at the Monroe County History Center.
Master Class on Stride Piano - Saturday, Aug. 10, 2 p.m. Judy Carmichael, one of the foremost interpreters of stride and swing, presents a free Master Class, co-sponsored by the Monroe County History Center, with support from the Bloomington Arts Commission, for up to 20 intermediate/advanced pianists—and up to 60 observers interested in the history of jazz piano -- on America’s first popular music, ragtime, how it evolved into the jazz piano style known as “stride” and how both influenced the jazz that followed. You must register to be a participant in the Master Class. Observers welcome.
Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center - Sunday, August 11, 2019
The Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center, 122 S. Walnut St., Bloomington, IN 47404. Street parking is free on Sunday.
- Free music outside on the Arts Plaza at 1 p.m. and throughout the afternoon. Josh Christina, Michael Drexler, Anju Marie Chandy, Kid Kazooey, and Noah Selo
- Refreshments on the Arts Plaza throughout the day. 812 Barbecue, Cardinal Spirits, and Upland Brewing Co.
- Ticketed concerts in the Whikehart Auditorium at 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. The 2 p.m. concert includes Stephanie Trick & Paolo Alderighi Duo, Bruce "Sunpie" Barnes, Dr. Keith McCutchen, Henri Herbert, Craig Brenner, and Rhythm Section of Alfred "Uganda" Roberts/congas, Gordon Bonham/guitar, Joe Donnelly/sax, Ron Kadish/bass, Dan Hostetler/drums, & Lori Brenner/percussion. The 5:30 p.m. concert includes Bob Seeley, Judy Carmichael, Jean-Pierre Bertrand, Scott Patterson, Ben Toury and a Grand Finale, with the rhythm section of Alfred "Uganda" Roberts/congas, Gordon Bonham/guitar, Joe Donnelly/sax, Ron Kadish/bass, Dan Hostetler/drums, & Lori Brenner/percussion.
Bloomington Boogies After Hours at Malibu Grill - Sunday, August 11, 2019
Malibu Grill on the Square, 106 N. Walnut St., Bloomington, IN 47404. Informal free performances by festival artists beginning at 8 p.m. The public is welcome to meet and mingle with festival artists. Hosted by Liz Pennock & Dr. Blues.
School Performances for Students, Faculty, Staff, School Administration and Invited Guests
Fairview Elementary - Monday, August 12, 2019
Fairview Elementary, 500 W. 7th St. One school concert and a free boogie woogie and blues piano workshop after school on Aug. 12. Registration is required to participate in the workshop. An Artful Learning School, staff, students, and families take collective responsibility for providing a respectful, rigorous and engaging learning environment where the artistic process, inquiry and collaboration promote life-long learning and high levels of achievement for all students. Bloomington Boogies is excited to partner with Fairview!
Templeton Elementary School - Monday, August 12, 2019
Templeton Elementary School, 1400 S. Brenda Ave. One school concert and a free boogie woogie and blues piano workshop on Aug. 12. Registration is required to participate in the workshop. Part of the Monroe County Community School Corporation (MCCSC), Templeton serves students ages 3-13 (preschool-grade 6) in brain-compatible, multi-age, looping and single grade classrooms that focus on meeting the needs of all children. Templeton is committed to the development of inquiring, knowledgeable, caring and globally minded learners. Templeton's motto, created by a student, is "Templeton Elementary… a place where children and adults want to be!" Bloomington Boogies is excited to partner with Templeton!
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