Indianapolis, IN 46203
About White Rabbit Cabaret
This is one of the best places in town to catch a small act. Plenty of room to sit and relax for the show and room to cuddle up next to the band up front. The bar serves all manner of local and national craft brews on draft as well as a variety of cocktail options. Make sure you bring some cash and enjoy the photo booth in the back, or crash in on one of the cabaret’s many luxurious back couches. The White Rabbit hosts all kinds of events, from burlesque to DJ dance nights as well as the regular live concert fare.
A multi-cultural weekend awaits you in this delightful thaw, from Native American art at the Eiteljorg, to Gregory Hancock's exploration of Hispanic culture in Fiesta.
There's a host of interesting arts events going on, from protests to freak shows to pandemics that stretch the weekend event opportunities into next week.
St. Patty's Day has come and gone, and now you're looking to drag your hungover butt back out there for more carousing. Fortunately, there's plenty to do.
At Saturday's White Rabbit performance, Motus choreographers plumbed intellectual and emotional themes for the troupe's dancers.
Photos from the performance by anti-folk duo Paleface and Mo at the White Rabbit Cabaret this past weekend, along with Mark Alexander
Photographer Rumi Sakuraeda shares a few photos from Friday night's sold-out Das Racist show at the White Rabbit.
Might as well call it Week o' Fundraisers! Good news is that these events are wicked cool while doing good, gathering some of the city's best artists.
We have a little bit of everything, from dance (at the IMA and White Rabbit) to comedy (Kevin Pollak) to Beethoven to the one-year anniversary of the 100 Acres.
Bill Callahan, the artist formerly known as Smog, gives us a typically evasive interview, once again leaving his mysterious, digressive work to speak for itself.
Looking dashing as a trans-Atlantic billionaire, Bill Callahan delivered his free-floating narrative poems with grace and wit Tuesday at White Rabbit.
Cass McCombs's frustratingly reined-in Sunday night performance at White Rabbit never quite came to a boil, though his lyrics and approach are distinctive.
Richard Edwards, Cameron McGill and Otis Gibbs took to the White Rabbit stage putting their solo songwriting on display for a respectfully hushed crowd (w/Slideshow)
Sleeping Bag founder, drummer and lead singer Dave Segedy talks about his band's sound, new album and plans for the future ahead of Friday's White Rabbit show.
IndyFringe wraps up an extraordinary ten-day festival this weekend, so here's your chance to enjoy the weird and wondrous performance, plus the vivid life of Mass Ave.
Bloomington-based band Sleeping Bag officially celebrates the release of a self-titled album by headlining a night of Indiana-based indie rock at the White Rabbit.
Gypsy jazz outfit Fishtank Ensemble and acoustic trio Tonos Triad gave a clinic on how to tell stories without words Friday night at the White Rabbit.
New York-based alternative rockers play a heart-palpitation-inducing set at the White Rabbit, with opening band Hooray For Earth paving the way with futuristic grooves.
Indie legend David Bazan played to a throng of devout followers Thursday in a set that displayed his penchant for blunt, revealing lyricism.
A new production dealing with themes of inclusion and exclusion hit hard, though the visions of seven choreographers failed to successfully cohere.
Forty-two bands will cover mega-stars David Bowie, Michael Jackson and R.E.M. at the White Rabbit Cabaret, Radio Radio and the Fountain Square Theater this Friday.
A diverse, four-band lineup of (almost entirely) female-fronted bands took the stage at White Rabbit Cabaret on Saturday, led by Indy favorite Slothpop.
Shots from Tonic Ball X's David Bowie stage at the White Rabbit Cabaret.
Wisconsin-based Daredevil Christopher Wright experiments with different instruments and styles for an intelligent, folk-rock sound.
Marques Bunn's impression of Christopher Walken singing No Doubt's
stood out during the White Rabbit's monthly comedy night.
NUVO music blogger Grant Catton ranks the top eight shows he attended in the Indy area this year.
A trio of young bands brought a variety of sounds to the White Rabbit on Saturday night, headlined by guitar-rock outfit Modoc.
Danielle Look looks back on her favorite performances and the artistry of Echomaker.
Echomaker released 'Concrete Seeds' at the White Rabbit Cabaret in early January.
Truly experimental folk rock is not dead. But Indy-based purveyors of said genre, The Dwellers, shall record no more.
The Bonesetters are quickly making an impression on the local indie scene with their folk-inspired alternative sound.
Elliott Brood and the Pack a.d. played rough and rowdy alt-country and garage rock at the White Rabbit Cabaret.
Ultra-cool garage rockers The Kemps are back after a winter hibernation, a lineup change, and an unlucky break. And they're better than ever.
Emily Wells kicks off her 'Mama' album release tour with a hometown visit to The White Rabbit Cabaret. Hip-hop jazz/rock ensemble Echomaker provided the opening set.
Neon Love Life said their farewells with a benefit concert at the White Rabbit Thursday, and did so in their trademark energetic-yet-elegant fusion of hard rock insanity and technical brilliance.
The Squidling Brothers delivered their unique brand of sideshow mayhem to the White Rabbit Thursday night.
The 'Matrix'-inspired tropes were a little creaky, but 'Futuristique' faciliated a fun blurring of the lines between audience and performer. Slideshow included, at no extra charge.
Transplanted Hoosier folk rockers The Bears of Blue River kick off their month-long tour with a gig at the White Rabbit.
Jesus Christ is a slacker waylaid by video games in 'Jesus Is My Roomie,' an ambitious live sitcom airing roughly every other week at White Rabbit.
One-time Muncie-based folk rock band Arrah
the Ferns swing through Indy on their way back to Philadelphia, with Household Guns and Jascha (solo) supporting.
Alejandro Escovedo will perform at the White Rabbit Cabaret this Saturday.
Garage rockers are closing up shop after a killer two-year run in which they flourished amid the Fountain Square indie rock resurgence.
Photos of Tea Leaf Green, Hollis Brown, Shannon Hayden, Goliathon, Real Talk, Pride and more.
The tables were cleared out of the way to welcome MarchFourth Marching Band back to Fountain Square's White Rabbit Cabaret.
Photos of Burlesque Bingo, Prospect Hill, March Fourth Marching, Cootie Crabtree, Taylor Norris, Blackberry Jam, and Shelby County Sinners.
Headliner Dee Jay Dangler engaged with new material, but Open Mic Jesus proved to be the big surprise at White Rabbit Cabaret's monthly comedy night.
View photos from last weekend's music events from photographer and artist Bryan Moore.
The Brooklyn-based noise rock band speaks with NUVO about their latest album Worship, throwing guitars and more.
View photos from White Rabbit Cabaret and Earth House by photographer and artist Bryan Moore.
Call 'em the Loudest Band in Fountain Square. A Place To Bury Strangers led a feedback parade Wednesday at the Rabbit, deploying a flotilla of speakers and pedals.
Photos of this weekend by photographer and artist Bryan Moore.
He was gracious, humorous, terrifying, humble.
Sean Armie on Oreo Jones' electrifying -- literally, the lights couldn't stay on -- performance.
Photographs from this past weekend by photographer and artist Bryan Moore.
This week's important stories told to you in 17 syllables. On the docket this week: Fountain Square rocks power outage with a little help from Oreo Jones, DJ Salazar and more.
Maybe in a record or two it
’ll stop being 'Nick Waterhouse, the Retro-Soul Guy' and it’ll be 'Nick Waterhouse.'
Photos from the last weekend in September 28-30 by photographer and artist Bryan Moore.
Stacy Kagiwada attended Nick Waterhouse's performance at White Rabbit Cabarat on Saturday, September 29.
Photographer and artist Bryan Moore captures Party Lines, Local H, Blue Moon Revue and Kate Myers.
Joe Pug performed at the White Rabbit Cabaret on Sunday, November 11.
Daniel Axler caught all the action at Tonic Ball XI.
Here, there, everywhere. Bryan Moore caught it all at Tonic Ball XI.
Even more Tonic Ball goodness from photographer Stacy Kagiwada.
Happy b-day, DJ Action Jackson. You were celebrated with some tasty live acts.
This summer was the time when one part of the city seemed to coalesce from a bunch of musicians living in the same rugged neighborhood, into a thriving, well-organized artistic community.
Rock cabaret event supports cancer relief.
With a line out the door and over $2,500 raised, the Beastie Boys burlesque show featuring Hinx Jones and Jay Diff was a resounding success.
Murs will perform tonight at the White Rabbit Cabaret.
Ever compared your ex to Duck Hunt?
Bryan Moore captures events in Fountain Square over the weekend.
Trixie Whitley's performance last night at the White Rabbit Cabaret had the crowd in a mute awe
Two folk groups, one marvelous evening at the White Rabbit Cabaret on Thursday, May 9.
Our hometown noise-rock heroes return from a two year hiatus with a new 7'', new shows and renewed energy.
Rodeo Ruby Love impresses and pushes deeper with their fourth full-length album.
A Harry Potter rapper and a Harry Potter reader come together. What do you think they talked about?
Here's how we see it: the White Rabbit Cabaret is the perfect fit for hipsters of all kinds.
Scanlines, made up of former members of Slothpop and jascha, makes their debut at White Rabbit Cabaret on Sept. 5 with Hotfox and more.
Analog label and studio celebrates with revue at White Rabbit
Peep the new video for The Easthill's
My Morning Highway.
Between writing all the songs and recording them, it probably took like a week and a half,
says S.M. Wolf's Adam Gross.
All proceeds from a Feb. 15 burlesque show drawing on British music from the '60s to the '90s will go to the non-profit Making Strides against Breast Cancer.
We Are Hex ran through new album (slated for a summer 2014 release) top to bottom at a show at the White Rabbit Cabaret alongside Ttotals and Brett Siler.
The set that we played at Cataracts a few years ago is probably the most memorable show I've ever personally played in my life.
A hearty endorsement for this Fountain Square band's first full-length outing on Magnetic South.
Photographer and artist Bryan Moore snapped these shots of local bands performing in Fountain Square on Saturday.
There was a huge celebration in Fountain Square this weekend to mark the tenth anniversary of MFT. Here's some shots from White Rabbit Cabaret.
I got a chance to sit down and talk with Ren Mathew and Josh Siegel of Bailiff about their latest EP and their process of writing music.
Wednesday was not, to be fair, strictly speaking or officially
“side-project night,” but all three locals on the bill were tracking the outer limits of some other, more established band.
I remember being really starry-eyed over a post-hardcore band called The Elvi. They were really loud, wore suits, and went nuts on stage
— guitars flying, splits, acrobatics.
'Pink Triangle' was my introduction to Pinkerton.
If you don't know, this song's about Rivers' girlfriend turning out to be a lesbian. Call it foreshadowing, but my high school girlfriend who put this song on a mix CD for me left me two years later for a woman.
My day job is telling dick jokes to Middle America, and that's an awesome job, man.
Imagine Chris Pratt in a bathrobe having a pizza. That
’s the cozy, amicable image presented of our Lord and Savior.
Anyone who is not amused by delightfully sticky blue comedy will not be interested in this show in the first place. For those who are, you are in for a raunchy treat.