Schedule of Performances

May8

Craig & The Crawdads at the Strawberry Festival

Monroe County Courthouse, 301 N. College Avenue, Bloomington, IN

 

Craig & The Crawdads will perform on the Courthouse stage in downtown Bloomington! Bring your friends, family, and co-workers to the festival, brought to Bloomington each year by the Boys & Girls Club Ladies Auxiliary. This fundraiser benefits the Club and is an annual town favorite! The festival itself runs from 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.; Craig & The Crawdads play from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Cost is $5 per serving and includes shortcake, ice cream, strawberries, and whipped cream!

$5 Age limit: All ages

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Jun7

Craig at the Bloomington Community Farmers' Market

City Hall at Showers Common, 401 N. Morton Street, Bloomington, Indiana, US

 

Craig plays barrelhouse piano at the Bloomington Community Farmers' Market, 401 N. Morton St., next to City Hall. Locally grown produce, annual and perennial plants, and a variety of prepared foods are available. Purchase food directly from farmers. Tantalizing scents and the inviting atmosphere may cause you to make the Market a weekend tradition.

Free Age limit: All ages

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Jun10

Craig at the Tuesday Market

Bloomingfoods Near West Side, 316 West 6th Street, Bloomington, Indiana, US

 

Craig explores the jazzy side of blues and boogie woogie piano at the Tuesday Market at the corner of N. Madison and W. Sixth Street, next to Bloomingfoods Near West Side. Purchase fresh, locally grown fruits, vegetables, and flowers directly from growers. Enjoy outdoor dining at this relaxing evening occasion to shop and mingle. Easy parking makes the Tuesday Market a convenient stop on your way home from work.

Free Age limit: All ages

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Jun14

Craig Brenner at Arts in the Park Festival

McCormick's Creek State Park, 250 McCormick Creek Park Rd., Spencer, IN

 

It's only $5/day for a carload to enter McCormick's Creek State Park, where every year in June your entire family can enjoy the annual Arts in the Park Festival!
Once inside the park, follow signs to the Nature Center. You'll see a group of white tents with artists celebrating a wide variety of local arts underneath the high canopy of our native tulip, oak, and beech trees, while musicians perform all day on stage.

Age limit: All ages

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Jun14

Craig at Smokin' on the River BBQ, Blues & Brew Festival

Corner of Spring St. and Riverside Dr., Jeffersonville, IN

 

Jeffersonville's annual state BBQ competition, at the corner of Spring Street and Riverside Drive. Professional BBQ teams vie for the championship trophy and share in a purse of over $8,500.00. Amateurs compete in the Backyard division to see who reigns supreme. Listen to music on two stages as you stroll down the river smelling the smoke of the BBQ. Beer Garden open during the event for those 21 and over.

Age limit: All ages

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Jun18

Craig Brenner at Oliver Winery Downtown

Oliver Winery Downtown, 105 N. College Ave., Bloomington, IN

 

Located on the courthouse square in Bloomington, IN, the wine bar features wine flights, wine cocktails, small plates and desserts. Enjoy locally grown and bottled wines from Creekbend Vineyard, plus well-known favorites including Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Pinot Grigio, Riesling and Moscato, with music the 3rd Wednesday of each month. Craig explores the jazzy side of blues and boogie boogie piano on June 18. http://www.oliverwinery.com/downtown

Free Age limit: 21+

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The Ragin' Texans in Concert

The Waldron, Hill and Buskirk Park, aka 3rd St. Park, 331 S. Washington St., Bloomington, IN

 

The Ragin' Texans headline this Friday night concert at the Waldron, Hill and Buskirk Park (formerly Third Street Park), part of Bloomington Parks and Recreation's Performing Arts Series. An opening band will begin the concert at 6:30 p.m. More information at http://bloomington.in.gov/concerts

Free Age limit: All ages

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The Ragin' Texans in Concert

Taste of Bloomington, 401 N. Morton Street, Bloomington, IN

 

The Ragin' Texans play roots rock and blues on one of three stages. The band includes Jim Bracken and Gordon Bonham on guitars, Craig on keys, Brian Lappin on electric bass and Tim Brookshire on drums. Over 50 of Bloomington's most unique restaurants come together for a day of fun, food and live music. A portion of net proceeds benefits the Bloomington Independent Restaurant Association, Downtown Bloomington, Inc., the Hoosier Hills Food Bank and Monroe County Community Kitchen. - See more at: http://www.visitbloomington.com/includes/events/index.cfm?action=displayDetail&menuID=129&eventid=23690#sthash.EP7TBGQy.dpuf

$7 Age limit: All ages

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Jun28

Craig & Lori Brenner at Fountain Square Art Festival

Church St. and Sherman Ave., Evanston, IL

 

The annual Fountain Square Art Festival is the largest and oldest fine arts fair on Chicago's majestic North Shore. Featuring eclectic works by more than 225 juried artists, this sprawling art showcase epitomizes words like "cosmopolitan" and "sophistication." The festival takes place in downtown Evanston, steps from the eponymous Fountain Square, and features a popular children's art tent with fun activities overseen by the acclaimed Evanston Art Center, food, and a soothing jazz-centric music lineup featuring Craig & Lori at 6 p.m. http://www.craigbrenner.com/calendar

Age limit: All ages

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Craig & Lori Brenner in Concert

People's Park, 501 E. Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington, IN

 

Craig & Lori return to the People's Park Tuesday Lunch Concert series, which runs May through August. Bring your lunch and enjoy original blues, jazz and boogie woogie, and tunes we love to play by others!

Free Age limit: All ages

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Craig at Festival International de Boogie Woogie

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La Roquebrou, FR

 

Craig joins dozens of other musicians and performs at one of the largest boogie woogie festivals in the world in La Roquebrou, France, Aug. 7, 8 & 9, 2014.

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Aug22

Craig & The Crawdads at the Bryan Park Neighborhood Association Block Party

1200 S. Palmer Ave., Bloomington, IN

 

The Bryan Park Neighborhood Association hosts this annual event for residents and friends of the Bryan Park Neighborhood!

Age limit: All ages

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Craig & Lori Brenner in Concert at The Artsgarden

The Artsgarden, 110 W. Washington St., Indianapolis

 

Craig on the Steinway grand piano & Lori on various percussion instruments and vocal will play Craig's original jazz, blues and boogie woogie tunes, along with favorites by Ray Charles, Nina Simone, Memphis Slim, and others.

Free Age limit: All ages

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Sep6

Craig & The Crawdads at Mallow Run Winery

Mallow Run Winery, 6964 W. Whiteland Road, Bagersville, IN

 

Mallow Run Winery was selected 2008 Indiana Winery of the Year! The tasting room is located in the hayloft of a 19th Century timber-frame barn built circa 1870 by George Mallow. It is believed that much of the current barn may date back to an earlier barn, perhaps built in the 1830's. Craig & The Crawdads will make this day a memorable one! http://mallowrun.com/

Free Age limit: 21+

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Sep30

Craig & Lori with Special Guests

Private Party, Lakeland, FL

 

Private birthday celebration.

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Oct11

Craig & The Crawdads at the Hilly Hundred

Owen County, IN

 

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