Tune-Yards Electrifies Bloomington Parks Series

BLOOMINGTON, IN – The summer Performing Arts Series in Bloomington Parks featured a vibrant performance by Tune-Yards last Thursday, June 20, 2024. The Oakland-based duo, featuring Merrill Garbus and Nate Brenner, delivered an eclectic and energetic set at the Bloomington stage, joined by guest musicians.

Known for their unique sound, Garbus’s music incorporates loop pedals, ukulele, vocals, and lo-fi percussion, drawing from a wide variety of sources.

For those who missed Tune-Yards, a lineup of exciting performances is scheduled for the coming weeks:

  • Th, July 25: Steve Plessinger (acoustic Americana) at Peoples Park, 4:30-6 p.m.
  • Th, Aug. 1: The Lost Keys (classic & current rock) at Peoples Park, 4:30-6 p.m.
  • Th, Aug. 8: Worlds Apart (80s-current pop rock) at Peoples Park, 4:30-6 p.m.
  • F, Aug. 9: Happy Hours on the Lawn featuring Honey Iced Tea with opener Hoosier Picnic Ensemble (pop, R&B, funk) at Switchyard Park Pavilion Lawn, 6-8:30 p.m.
  • Th, Aug. 15: Glitter Brains (kid-friendly punk rock ‘n roll) at Peoples Park, 4:30-6 p.m.
  • Th, Aug. 22: Dan Kusaya (the unforgettable one-man band) at Peoples Park, 4:30-6 p.m.
  • Su, Aug. 25: Evening with the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra at Switchyard Park, 7 p.m.
  • Th, Aug. 29: Sofia Crespo (flamenco dance from Spain) at Peoples Park, 4:30-6 p.m.
  • Su, Sept. 8: Evening with the Bloomington Jazz Orchestra at Switchyard Park, 6 p.m.
  • F, Sept. 13: Happy Hours on the Lawn featuring Major Danger with opener Vuko (high-voltage rock n’ roll) at Switchyard Park Pavilion Lawn, 6-8:30 p.m.
  • Su, Sept. 29: Evening with the Bloomington Community Band at Switchyard Park, 6 p.m.

Photo gallery:

BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 20: The Tune-Yards performs on June 20, 2024, during a free show at Switchyard Park in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)

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