A few local writers have smeared war-paint on their pretty little faces, prepared their weapons, their metaphors, their will to live and they. are. ready…for anything. Come prepared to watch a fight, bracketed and in real-time, to see who can sway, and adapt and duck away from danger. It’s a Write Fight and it might get messy. BYOB. No cover but donations are encouraged. Presented by Erica Anderson-Senter.
The Dandelion Review presents three skilled, raw, and incredibly keen poets and their chapbooks into the world of literature. Let’s celebrate Hallie Nowak, Kourtney Jones, and Matthew Meriwether’s precision in ripping out our hearts with a reading.
BYO/ light refreshments/ excellent conversation
No cover but donations are encouraged.
We’re thrilled to welcome back the soundtrack to our lives—Libertyville, IL’s one and only Ike Reilly, appearing in support of his new record, Crooked Love (due May 18th on Rock Ridge Music). 18+, 8:30PM doors, 9PM music. $12.50 advance, $15 DOS, free for first 20 Middle Waves 2018 ticket holders!. Tickets on sale 10AM, Saturday, March 31st.
2018 finds Lou without obligations to his bands—Sebadoh, Dinosaur Jr—and ready to bring acoustic guitars and his extensive back-catalogue on the road for a series of intimate solo performances. Requests will be taken, stories will be told and Lou will be in the best setting to share the emotionally direct, melodic songs he’s known for. All ages that would enjoy it, 7:30PM doors, 8PM music. BYO.
OLG is pleased to welcome Nashville’s Caitlin Canty, fresh from Rolling Stone‘s recent list of ’10 New Country Artists You Need to Know’. Caitlin will arrive in Fort Wayne in support of Motel Bouquet, which RS calls “dreamy and daring, it’s the perfect LP for ushing in the first hazy days of spring.” We agree. $12 advance, $15 DOS, all ages that would enjoy it, 8:30PM doors, 9PM music, BYO.
Excellent and acclaimed singer-songwriter Ari Hest returns to The B-Side, in this special show brought to you by music, wine and food maven, Mark Meyer. Ari will once again be joined by Fort Wayne’s Sunny Taylor as both support and duet partner. $15, 7:30PM—
Here's the thing: OLG didn't book all of these shows. Sometimes, we share The B-Side with folks who need a unique venue for the envelope-pushing event they've been dreaming up, from a ______ to an __________. (You fill in the blanks—we can't bear the thought of limiting your imagination.) Prone to wild ideas? We'd love to hear from you.
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