Music

Singers, songwriters, instrumentalists. Whether they are from here or have traveled here, Middle Indiana is always putting great talent our its stages.

Jon Strahl: Sounds Right to Me

by Donovan Wheeler —–photography by Tim McLaughlin The entrance to Darrin’s Coffee Company is tucked under a dark awning hanging from a tiny, beige brick building… …which is further tucked between larger structures to either side. Meandering the winding, cobbled-brick surface which makes up Zionville’s eclectic Main Street, I must have passed the place four …

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A Bona Fide Blues Man: Terre Haute’s Johnny T. “Rolling Stone” Wright

by Dave Kyle Originally published in Blues News by the Kentuckiana Blues Society In the ’70s, a couple friends I had played in bands with decided to open a recording studio in Terre Haute, Indiana. Steve Rusin and Steve Brown built Harvest Sound Studio in the attached garage of Brown’s home. It was a simple …

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Red Wanting Blue: A Rock Band Making It Happen the Hard Way

Originally published: April 30, 2014 on the blog Coach Nobody. Click Here to Read Donovan Wheeler’s Recent Interview with RWB’s Scott Terry. [dropcap]L[/dropcap]ate last October, on a frigid Thursday night in Bloomington, my girlfriend, Wendi, and I showed up pathetically early at the Bluebird nightclub because my favorite band was playing. I was hoping that …

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