The House Band

OLG’s “house band” is The Legendary Trainhoppers, an American band from Fort Wayne. (Full disclosure: Matt Kelley plays guitar and mandolin and writes songs in the band.) The band writes, rehearses and performs in The B-Side at One Lucky Guitar, the small listening venue within our office. Over 2019–2020, the band released three EPs, and during the pandemic wrote and recorded five new songs. All of that material has been compiled on the double-album Hard Times, which features 18 songs over two discs, along with a bonus DVD featuring a [...] Read More

An Anthem for United Front

We are proud to live and work in Fort Wayne, IN and are resolute as we roll up our sleeves to support the United Front Initiative—including with the development of this brand anthem video. Please view and, if the spirit moves you, share. We’re grateful for all of the hands, hearts and voices that made this one possible. Together, we are committed to the difficult, important work ahead of us all. Read More

Behind the Journey

We’re pleased to share The Journey—a 33-minute documentary film produced for Foellinger Foundation that follows four leaders through their experience in the Leadership Lab, the signature program of the Helene Foellinger Leadership Development Initiative. Over the course of more than a year, we followed four area nonprofit leaders—Amanda Shepard (Fort Wayne Museum of Art), Andrew Gritzmaker (Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fort Wayne), Kandace Kelly (Positive Resource Connection) and Tabitha Ervin (Jackson R. Lehman Family YMCA)—in the Leadership Lab, at work and at home.  While videos of this nature often [...] Read More

Uncover the Gold: David Wax Museum

In 2017, OLG presented David Wax Museum at the Middle Waves Music Festival. The band had previously played two stripped-down concerts at our own B-Side; the first as a trio, and the second as a duo with band leaders David Wax and Suz Slezak, who are married. David and Suz’s commitment to their art—and to being incredible parents to their young children—inspired us. For the Middle Waves set, the band brought their full seven-piece power—and, as they were debuting new songs from the forthcoming Line of Light album, asked if we might [...] Read More