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Lotus World Music & Arts Festival
Lotus Friday Showcase
FRIDAY - Exchange onsite for wristband
Friday, September 24, 2021 at 6:15PM

Multiple Venues
114 E. Kirkwood Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47408

A wristband is your passport to all 15+ globe-spanning performances on Friday night! Venues across downtown range from the Buskirk-Chumley Theater, to standing-room-only street tents, to churches where traditional music shines.

Featuring artists such as Blato Zlato (Balkan/US), Bohola (Ireland), Dr. Nativo (Guatemala), Martha Redbone Roots Project (Native America/US), Nation Beat (Brazil/US), Nohe & Sus Santos (Honduras/US), Pajunen & Skrede (Norway/Finland/US), Pamyua (Inuit), Rayna Gellert and Kieran Kane (US), San Salvador (France), Saraswathi (India), Thornetta Davis (Gospel/US), and Yacouba Sissoko and SIYA (Mali).

An updated schedule and artist details available at

Want more Lotus? Save money when you buy a weekend pass and enjoy both nights of the Festival! Or consider the All–Inclusive Package, which includes a ticket to Thursday’s concert, both Friday and Saturday showcases, and the festival pin, which grants you access to Sunday’s concert and a livestream concert.

All festival tickets can be picked up in advance at the BCT Box Office and we strongly encourage you to skip the line and collect your tickets in advance. On Friday, will-call will close in the box office at 5pm and will re-open at 5:30pm at the Lotus ticket tent on Kirkwood Avenue.

To gain access to music venues, all tickets must be traded in for a wristband at the Wristband Exchange tent, located on Kirkwood Avenue. The tent will open at 5:30pm.

Wearing a mask is required in the building. Vaccine verification or negative covid test results within 48 hours required to enter the venue. COVID Policy FAQ. Children ages 3 and older need a ticket & wristband. Children ages 2 and younger do not. Students (high school and college) must show a valid ID at Lotus wristband tent. Ticket prices will increase on the day of the performance.

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