INDIANAPOLIS — The first few acts coming to the Hoosier Lottery Free Stage this summer have been announced! So, if you are looking forward to live performances at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, you might want to note a few of these dates in your calendar. The first six concerts will appeal to fans of all […]

INDIANAPOLIS — With the summer heat, you might be planning to plug in the grill and become your home’s version of a Food Network star.  And, while you’re doing this, you can root for one Hoosier chef on an actual Food Network competition. Chef Terry Anthony, of The Block Bistro & Grill, will be competing […]

INDIANAPOLIS – British driver Katherine Legge is the only woman competing in the 107th running of the Indy 500.  For Sunday’s race, she will be driving for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, in car #44. However, Katherine Legge is just the most recent female racer in the Indy 500.  The first-ever woman to enter was Janet […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — You may know him as Shaq or DJ Diesel, but either way, Shaquille O’Neal will no longer be performing at this year’s Snake Pit. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway says the former NBA star had to cancel due to “scheduling complications driven by the ongoing NBA Eastern Conference Finals.”  Fans had been hoping […]

SWITZERLAND — Rock icon, dancer, actor, and all-around performer Tina Turner has died at the age of 83. Turner died Wednesday at her home in Küsnacht, Switzerland after a “long illness.”  She fought many illnesses and health complications throughout her life. After becoming famous alongside her fellow performer – and eventual husband – Ike Turner, […]

INDIANAPOLIS — John Mayer – known for numerous hits over the last two decades – will be performing in Indianapolis this October. The singer and musician will be stopping at Gainbridge Fieldhouse as part of his “Solo” tour.  Indianapolis is just one city that has been added to the tour, as Mayer recently decided to […]

Hammer and Nigel had the privilege of speaking to Mr. Movie Guide, Leonard Maltin! Fresh off this Sunday’s Academy Awards, “Mr. Movie Guide” Leonard Maltin joins to discuss the ceremony’s highlights and lowlights. Leonard also looks ahead to some of this summer’s most anticipated summer movie blockbusters, including “The Flash” starring Ben Affleck with Michael […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The 2023 Academy Awards ceremony is happening this weekend, and you may even notice a Hoosier presence in Hollywood. While recent Oscars ceremonies have faced controversy, Heartland Film Artistic Director Greg Sorvig says this year could be a “comeback,” of sorts.  He says the nominated films feature unique and surprising stories. One of […]

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — An iconic rock band is partnering with a Hoosier university to release a limited number of special-edition vinyl records. Irish rock band U2 – known for hits like “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” and “Beautiful Day” – is partnering with the University of Notre Dame to release special […]

INDIANAPOLIS — American singer, performer, and cultural icon Elvis Presley was born 88 years ago on January 8th.  In honor of his birthday, tribute artists will be performing at the Old National Centre. The so-called “King of Rock and Roll” is known for many reasons, including his unique stage presence and enduring heartthrob status.  His […]