The Tonic Ball is a big night in a really interesting neighborhood that’s made a huge comeback in the last decade to become one of Indy’s cultural centers. It’s a series of performances of the Tonic Committee’s favorite musical acts from popular music. This year, we chose Stevie Wonder, U2 and the Kinks. We don’t [...]
Every year, about a month before the big night, each member of the Tonic Ball Committee wakes in a terrible sweat after dreaming that this was the year nobody comes to the Ball. Well, folks, this isn’t the year. Tickets are no longer available. Follow us on Facebook to see if any become available! And, [...]
Online tickets to Tonic 11 are sold out! As of press time, there are a precious few hard tickets remaining at LUNA Music – as seen in this photo. For those of you who purchased online tickets, you can pick them up at Tonic Ball Will Call beginning at 6:00pm on the day of the [...]
From David Lindquist at The Indianapolis Star: Tonic Ball organizers have lined up 43 acts to play the songs of the Kinks, U2 and Stevie Wonder on Nov. 16 in Fountain Square. Tonic Ball — an annual fundraiser for hunger-relief organizationSecond Helpings — will begin with a visual arts exhibition at New Day Meadery at [...]
Music knows it is and always will / Be one of the things that life just won’t quit / But here are some of music’s pioneers / That time will not allow us to forget… -Stevie Wonder, “Sir Duke”
Tonic Ball 11 will feature some of Rock n’ Roll’s heavyweights.
Want to know this year’s Tonic Ball theme? We can’t tell you right now, but know this: we’re turning it up to 11! Join us in beautiful Fountain Square this Friday, May 4th, where all will be revealed: 6-7pm - Joey Welch and the Vertiginous 5 will perform a set of one of this year’s themed [...]
Every year we get dozens of artists and musicians together for one of Indy’s best events. We have a blast, but we do it for one of the most important causes we know – fighting hunger and poverty in Indianapolis with Second Helpings. Here’s a post from a Tonic Committee member, originally published in the fabulous Punchnels.
Tonic Ball isn’t just about bars and art, we’re providing Tonic fun for the tiniest of fans – at Tiny Tonic! Join us at Tiny Tonic to enjoy music from Ruditoonz, music-inspired kids crafts, and fun. Plus, Tonic Tables food specials from PURE. 10% of food cost will be donated to Second Helpings. Admission is [...]
For the second year, we’ve encouraged our Tonic Gallery contributing artists to use the featured Tonic Ball bands as inspiration for their pieces. Here are some examples of the pieces produced by artists who used that encouragement as a powerful springboard to create some truly impressive work. Mab Graves (part 1) Mab Graves (part 2) [...]
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- So many thanks, but let's start with @radioradioindy, @FountainSqIndy, @NewDayMeadery, @whiterabbitcab, the best hosts in town. #tonic11 03:59:08 PM November 17, 2012 from TweetDeck ReplyRetweetFavorite
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