1. Indy PopCon
June 17-19, times vary. Over 300 artists attend this all-you-can-get pop culture convention.
Indiana Convention Center, 100 S. Capitol Ave., prices vary, all-ages
June 18, 3 p.m. Indy’s original craft beer festival, benefiting the Phoenix Theatre is finally legal! Enjoy unlimited beer samples from dozens of the best local craft breweries, live music from local bands and nosh from local food vendors.
Phoenix Theatre, 749 N. Park Ave., $30-50, 21+
June 18, 10 p.m. Ghost Gunner John Stamps celebrates his latest at this stacked show featuring KNags, Crescent Ulmer, Flaco, Ghost Gun Summer and Clint Breeze and The Groove.
The Hi-Fi, 1043 Virginia Ave Ste. 4, $7, 21+
June 19, 2-4 p.m. The afternoon will include a picnic and safe space for art to be made. Indy pride is calling it a "creative arts healing celebration."
Indianapolis Museum of Art, 4000 Michigan Road, FREE
June 17, 7 p.m. Honestly, we didn't think Dead and Company would tour anymore after all those great goodbye shows in Chicago, but alas, here we are. John Mayer throws you a curveball and joins the lineup.
Klipsch Music Center, 12880 E. 146th St, prices vary, all-ages
June 18-19, 8 p.m. From Seth Johnson's write-up: "The space really has an unsettling vibe that fits the show," Schooler says. "There is a mysteriousness to it. We don't really delve into a whole lot of mental health issues, but I think through the storytelling there is a perceived notion that there could be..."
Central State Carpentry Building, 163 Steeples Blvd, $25, all-ages
June 18, 4-9 p.m. ALL THE FREE T-SHIRTS! We have an inside look at a new visual art press collaborative on the Eastside here.
2834 E Washington St, FREE, all-ages
June 17, 8 p.m. From Jeff Napier's review: There are no happy endings here. No redemptive lessons. No feel-good parables. Don't let the poppy sheen fool you; this is a dark album.
State Street Pub, 8 p.m. $5, 21+
June 17, 8 p.m. Indiana’s own James Dean stars as Jim Stark, a troubled young man in a new town. Participate in a mini golf challenge, rebel trivia, a ‘50s photo booth and enjoy music from DJ Kyle Long.
IMA Amphitheater, 4000 Michigan Road, $8 Members | $12 Public, all-ages
Melody Inn, 3826 N.Illinois St., $5, 21+