College town sounds: Bloomington, Indiana

Kevin Wierzbicki
September 18, 2013
posted under TMS 2013 Rockford, IL
Bloomington, Indiana is the home of the flagship campus of Indiana University and if there’s one thing the IU student body loves to do it is support their sports teams. And while it seems that everybody in "B-Town" adores their Hoosiers, there’s something else that makes Bloomington go nuts, and that is music. Lots of indie bands call Bloomington home and they keep the local clubs packed while promoters regularly bring bigger shows and festivals to town. B-Town is a hotbed for indie record labels too; Jagjaguwar, Dead Oceans, Secretly Canadian and Flannelgraph are just a few of the imprints based in town. With so much going on it doesn't hurt to have access to a crib sheet so here's a little info to help you get the Bloomington music scene sorted.

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