Our Next Concert

Joe Crookston

Saturday, April 15, 2023, 7 p.m. ET

Doors open at 6:15 p.m.

All Tickets: $20

Hybrid Show: Attend one of two ways

In-Person: Tickets available online right up until showtime provided the capacity has not been exceeded.


Livestream via ZOOM


No refunds or exchanges unless the event is cancelled.

Songwriter, guitarist, painter, fiddler, slide player, eco-village member and believer in all things possible. Named 2016 Folk Alliance International Artist-in- Resident, he’s played with Suzanne Vega, Dar Williams, David Francey, John McCutcheon, John Gorka, Judy Collins and 100’s more. His songs are cinematic and are being made into award winning films.

From the first strum of his 1948 Gibson, through stories of Polish farmers, Dylan Thomas, Taoist parables, ex-slaves and drunken roosters, you’ll be drawn in and deeply moved by Joe’s music and stories. He is literate and poignant, with a stage presence that will make you feel as if you’ve been friends for years.

He’ll  surprise you and awaken the cynics.   He’s plumbing for lyrical gold like a social archeologist.  His songs are universal, his rhythm infectious and in concert, he is funny as hell one moment and transcendent the next.

The audience was mesmerized by Joe’s first Indy Folk Series performance in 2013, and since then he has returned to performs solo in 2017 and twice as part of “The Good Bad Luckys” during our very popular Holiday shows.

Based in Ithaca, NY, he has headlined at the prestigious Kerrville Folk Festival, and tours regularly in the U.S. and Europe.

This event will be held in the performance space of the Unitarian Church of Indianapolis, located at 615 W. 43rd. St., Indianapolis, IN 46208 (near Butler University.) Follow these DIRECTIONS to join the fun.

Our 2022/2023 Schedule

For more details about each event, click the image below.

Wes Collins, Heather Styka, Clint Alphin 9/24/16
Red Tail Ring - 10/15/16
Open Mic Night Benefit for WITT FM 11/26/16

Scott Cook

Wes Collins, Heather Styka, Clint Alphin 9/24/16

Sean Miller

Red Tail Ring - 10/15/16

Edie Carey

Open Mic Night Benefit for WITT FM 11/26/16


About the Indy Folk Series

The Indy Folk Series is an all-ages listening room venue where the audience is up close and personal.  You’ll enjoy the superb acoustics, the art on the walls, and the relaxed, friendly atmosphere.

Concerts are held in the performance space at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Indianapolis, our home since the series was founded in 2001.

We strive to be accessible, inclusive, and welcoming to all. If you need accommodations, please contact us: IndyFolkSeries@gmail.com.

For frequently asked questions about accessibility at the venue, click the button below. 

Activities are made possible in part by Regional Arts Partner Nickel Plate Arts, and the Indiana Arts Commission, which receives support from the State of Indiana and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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