812.323.3020 114 E Kirkwood Ave. Bloomington, IN 47408
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Lotus World Music & Arts Festival

Presented by: The Lotus Education & Arts Foundation

Where: Various Downtown Venues

Friday - Advance: $36.00

Friday Child/Student - Advance: $30.00

Friday Senior/Active Military - Advance: $30.00

Saturday - Advance: $40.00

Saturday Child/Student - Advance: $34.00

Saturday Senior/Active Military - Advance: $34.00


Friday, September 28th 6:00 pm Buy Tickets
Saturday, September 29th 6:00 pm Buy Tickets


A wristband is your passport to all 15+ globe-spanning performances on Friday or Saturday nights! Venues across downtown range from the Buskirk-Chumley Theater, to standing-room-only street tents, to churches where traditional music shines.

For an up-to-date performance schedule and artist details, visit the Lotus website. Navigate the Festival on your smartphone with the Lotus Mobile Schedule. Use it to stay up-to-the-minute with artist schedules and bios, venue information, maps, and more. Mobile Schedule sponsored by Rendezville.

Want more Lotus? Save money when you buy a weekend pass and enjoy both nights of the Festival! Or consider the All–Inclusive Package, which includes a ticket to Thursday’s concert, both Friday and Saturday showcases, and the Festival pin, which grants you access to Sunday’s concert.

Please note that Friday and Saturday passes increase in price on the day of the performance. Purchase in advance for best prices.

Click here to purchase discounted tickets for groups of 20 or more. Tickets must all be the same to qualify for the group discount and group purchases must be made by Thursday, September 27.

All Festival tickets can be picked up in advance at the BCT Box Office and we strongly encourage you to skip the line and collect your tickets in advance. On Friday, will-call will close in the box office at 5pm and will re-open at 5:30pm at the Lotus ticket tent on Kirkwood Avenue.

To gain access to music venues, all tickets must be traded in for a wristband at the Wristband Exchange tent, located on Kirkwood Avenue. The tent will open at 5:30pm on Friday and again at 5:30pm on Saturday.

Children ages 3 and older need a ticket & wristband. Children ages 2 and younger do not. Students (high school and college) must show a valid ID at the Lotus wristband tent.

The Venue

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This event takes place in a variety of venues in downtown Bloomington. Contact the BCT Box Office for more information at 812-323-3020.

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The Promoter

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The Lotus Education & Arts Foundation mission is to create opportunities to experience, celebrate, and explore the diversity of the world’s cultures, through music and the arts. All Lotus programming supports the institutional mission: the annual Lotus World Music & Arts Festival,  Lotus Blossoms Educational Outreach, and Edible Lotus, as well as a vibrant Visual Arts program.  Lotus also offers special programming and events with community partners throughout the year.

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