SHIFT BIT AT BRITTON TAVERN
On Sept. 29, Indianapolis based Shift Bit will perform original tunes featuring their signature blend of rock, funk, jazz and soul at Britton Tavern, 14005 Mundy Drive in Fishers. Shift Bit started as an instrumental band but later added vocalist Ashley Starr. The concert, an age 21-plus-event, starts at 10 p.m. There is a $5 cover. Visit facebook.com/ShiftBitBand for more.
SQUARE CAT HIP-HOP NIGHT
Square Cat Vinyl in Fountain Square is launching a monthly hip-hop showcase. This month’s showcase takes place on Sept. 28. September’s lineup includes DJ Cleopatrah, A.G. Tha Pharoah and Manon Voice. Doors open at 7 p.m. This all-ages event costs $5 at the door. Learn more at squarecatvinyl.com/events.
JAZZ ON THE AVENUE
The Madame Walker Theatre comes alive every final Friday of the month at 6 p.m. during Jazz on the Avenue. Attendees can enjoy food, dancing and live entertainment. Tickets are $10, and guests may purchase a soul-food dinner prepared by Creative Cakes and Catering for an additional $10. Visit thewalkertheatre.org to learn more.
TASTE OF DIVERSITY 2017
Visit Garfield Park on Sept. 30 for Taste of Diversity, a festival that focuses on cultural diversity through food and entertainment. Admission is free, but hungry patrons should bring money for food trucks. The event kicks off at 11 a.m. Learn more at facebook.com/tasteofdiversityevent.
GREAT INDIANA MIC OFF
Get ready to laugh the night away. On Sept. 27, the culmination of the past year of Morty’s Comedy Joint’s open mics will arrive. The top four amateurs are on to the final show, and the winner of the show gets a cash prize and a free entry into Trial By Laughter. Tickets cost $5 and can be purchased at mortyscomedy.com.
LATIN DANCE PARTY
On Thursday nights, a $7 cover gets you into the hottest Latin dance party in Indy, with free dance lessons starting at 8:30 p.m. DJs will play a mix of salsa, merengue bachata, reggaeton, Latin hip-hop and more. A full dinner menu will be served from 5-10 p.m., and ladies get in free until 10. Learn more at thejazzkitchen.com.