FSMF - Fountain Square Music Festival 2017




Fountain Square Music Festival (or, FSMF) is a unique and wonderful music + experience festival in the heart of beautiful Fountain Square, Indianapolis IN. After beginning as a neighborhood festival built by passionate local residents utilizing multiple local music venues, FSMF has grown to become a sought-after annual destination event which has hosted some of modern music's most influential and exciting artists.

FSMF will expand in 2017 to further create a close-proximity-to-artist, highly immersive, finely-curated event combining groundbreaking modern music with breathtaking visuals via our first-ever outdoor mainstage: THE NUCLEUS. FSMF 2017 will feature over 50 stellar artists over two days, on THE NUCLEUS stage and on stages inside neighborhood club venues HI-FI, White Rabbit Cabaret, Pioneer, and Square Cat Vinyl -- all of which are within one block of each other in the heart of the festival. FSMF 2017's explosive lineup includes Dr. Dog, Phantogram, Real Estate, Bishop Briggs, COIN, The Cool Kids, and many more... initial artist lineup can be found on the ARTISTS page, with more exciting additions to follow shortly!

Because of it’s commitment to excellent artist and fan experiences, FSMF will join the worlds of music and immersive art by wrapping the main stage audience in customized visual installations that will truly make all attendees intrinsic participants in one explosive, extraordinary atmosphere. Artists and attendees will also be treated to premium service and culinary options, highlighted by the neighborhood's unique infrastructure and business community. FSMF will, very purposefully, not focus and scale in terms simply of size, but on ensuring an evolving, more beautiful and fresh boutique experience each year. And, the festival is committed to a strong representation of awesome artists from right here in our area... which you'll see evidenced over on the ARTISTS page.

Although live music remains the driving spirit of FSMF, the visual energy emanating from the neighborhood during the festival will thrill not only fans of live music, but also to enthusiasts of modern experience, technology, and culinary arts. FSMF presents a highly-engaging, eclectic music and visual world that vividly showcases the vibrant creative culture of Fountain Square and its artists.

FSMF is an initiative of Southeast Neighborhood Development, a non-profit organization. A portion of the proceeds will go back to benefiting neighborhood organizations.


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Head over to our INFO page to get immediate information on ticketing, parking, amenities, travel, event schedule, and more.

If you have a specific inquiry that is not addressed on the FAQ page, write us using the CONTACT page to reach someone who will be glad to help you. We will respond to you very shortly!

If you're a member of the media and would like to discuss FSMF with a festival representative, schedule an interview, or wish to discuss promotional / branded materials, press releases, and on-site event photography, please contact Andy Wilson at Bohlsen Group at awilson@bohlsengroup.com.

Are you a band or artist interested in playing FSMF? Please submit HERE.