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Bloomington Boogies: The Bloomington Blues & Boogie Woogie Piano Festival

Presented by: Bloomington Boogies

Where: Monroe Convention Center

General Admission 1:30pm Advance: $USD 25.00

General Admission 1:30pm Day Of: $USD 30.00

General Admission 5pm Advance: $USD 25.00

General Admission 5pm Day Of: $USD 30.00

Senior (65+): $USD 20.00

Student (6-17 years old): $USD 20.00

Child (3-5 years old): $USD 10.00


Sunday, August 14th 1:30 pm Buy Tickets
Sunday, August 14th 5:00 pm Buy Tickets


link to purchase an all day pass $40 advance purchase only. Senior, student, and child discounts available. 

All tickets on sale May 25th!

Are you ready for the 6th Bloomington Boogies Festival?  On Sunday, August 14, 2022, Bloomington Boogies presents two shows of acclaimed pianists and Zydeco accordionists, with rhythm section and dancers. Prepare to be moved by their artistry.

Ticketed shows are at the Monroe Convention Center Great Room, with free performers in the Lobby prior to/between shows. Purchase tickets early – usually shows sell-out in advance! Artists from around the world include pianists Judy Carmichael, Daryl Davis, Rob Rio, Stephanie Trick, Paola Alderighi, Ben Toury, Keith McCutchen & more; accordionists C.J. Chenier and Sunpie Barnes; vibist Lolly Allen; professional dancer Caroline Podetti; plus, rhythm section.

There are two ticketed shows – at 1:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.  Each show is expected to last 2 hour and 15 minutes.  Tickets are available for each show, or save by purchasing the “All-Day Pass” which is only available in advance at the BCT Box Office.
Doors open 30 minutes before each show.  Any tickets not picked up in advance at the BCT Box Office will be available at the door of the Monroe County Convention Center 30 minutes before the show. If this event is not sold out, tickets will also be available for purchase at the door. Cash and check will be accepted as payments.

Major Sponsors include Carmin Parker P.C., Jonathan Dyson, Visit Bloomington, The Stardance Band/Mark Wiedenmayer, and City of Bloomington Arts Commission.

Festival Underwriters include Uptown Cafe, Monroe Convention Center, IU Credit Union Investment Services, Ivy Tech Community College Bloomington, Maple Grove Farms LP, Mother Bear’s Pizza, David Carter, Tim & Cheri DeBruicker, Bob Kissel’s Foundation, Richard & Rene Malone, and Tom Noonan.

See https://bloomingtonboogies.com/ for complete list of sponsors, performers, and schedule.

Additional events take place at other locations Aug. 12 through 15, including free educational programs, music workshops, and master classes for which participants and observers must preregister at https://bloomingtonboogies.com/education.”

Join us at the sixth Bloomington Boogies, the first since 2019!


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302 South College Avenue
Bloomington, Indiana 47403

Since it was built in 1923 as a Model T assembly plant and showroom, the Monroe Convention Center has evolved into a space where the modern meets the historical. Centrally located in the heart of downtown Bloomington, the center employs a professional event planning staff and features a varied collection of works by local artists on permanent display. The center is fully accessible and parking is plentiful in adjacent lots.

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