Weekend Update! Looking for a fun Indiana weekend getaway? Or are you a local looking for entertainment close by? Check out the endless possibilities for fun and relaxation happening this upcoming weekend in Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana.
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In Lafayette, Indiana, this Friday, March 2, come out to listen to the group Friends of Bob present "Joy Kills Sorrow". With a foot firmly planted in its bluegrass roots, the band's name is a play on the call letters of the Indiana radio station that broadcast the Monroe Brothers in the 1930s. Joy Kills Sorrow's influences from the worlds of jazz, pop, swing and rock are clearly felt in it polished arrangements. This special event is taking place at the historic, Georgian, colonial-style building, Duncan Hall.
The Linden String Quartet & Michael Brown, Piano concert will please guests this Saturday, March 3 at Loeb Playhouse located on Purdue University Campus. This "laureate concert" will feature two recent winners of the 2010 Concert Artists Guild International Competition, The Linden String Quartet, currently the graduate string quartet-in-residence at the Yale School of Music, has been praised for its "remarkable depth of technique and brilliantly nuanced sumptuous tonality... delivered with a palpable, infectious joy."
For more information about these events and other special "happenings" in Lafayette-West Lafayette, check out our website at www.HomeOfPurdue.com.