With a blossoming music scene, Indianapolis is an encouraging spot for Candlelight concerts. This season, the Candlelight series is coming to the artsy area at Fountain Square Theatre. It’s also bringing its original events to the historic likes of The Theatre at Scottish Rite and The Cyrus Place.
The lineup includes tributes to modern-day icons such as Taylor Swift and to divas of soul like Nina Simone and Aretha Franklin. With a variety of Candlelight concerts coming to Indianapolis, there is something for every kind of music lover.
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The Theater at Scottish Rite: A Heavily Embellished Gem
The Theater is one of the most spectacular spaces in the Scottish Rite Cathedral—owned by the Valley of Indianapolis Scottish Rite. Ritual work, plays, and other types of entertainment take place in this room adorned with Russian curly oak panels and trim. Gothic-style decorative elements add to the beauty of the Theater.
The entire space is marked by symbolic references which can be found, for example, in the different shades of the wall panels representing the transition from darkness to light.
Fountain Square Theatre: Multi-Purpose Hosting
You can find Fountain Square Theatre on the corner at Shelby and Prospect Street in Fountain Square. Referred to as “the Big Light on the Avenue”, the Fountain Square Theatre building was completed in 1928. From being replaced by Woolworth’s to floors of the building sitting vacant for several years, the building has lived many lives.
After undergoing renovations in the eary nineties, the Theatre is since hosting events and is houses a two vintage bowling alleys, Imbibe Lobby Bar, a game room, and so much more.
The Cyrus Place: For Every Special Occasion
Originally a church built by the German architect D.A. Bohlen in 1882, The Cyrus Place is a highly sought-after wedding, events, and performing arts venue. It is a versatile space divided into the Main Hall Ballroom and the Grand Hall. With an elegant interior that features stained glass windows, The Cyrus Place is easily customizable for any occasion. Dark wooden floors and warm lighting give the venue an inviting atmosphere which is perfect for an intimate Candlelight concert.
Indianapolis may be known for its racing and professional sports, but Indianapolis Candlelight concerts are a must. You can simply sit back and savor classical renditions of some of the greatest music of all time.
The concerts have been met by countless 5-star reviews, and guests have called it “a creative, enchanting, and new concert experience.”