A 40-year tradition continues this summer with Kroger Symphony on the Prairie — the best value in central Indiana for outdoor music and entertainment!
This year, the symphony will only sell up to 4,000 tickets, which is 50% capacity. Tickets go on sale May 24. Tickets can be purchased at indianapolissymphony.org.
2021 Symphony on the Prairie Lineup
June 25 and 27: Revolution: The Music of the Beatles — A Symphonic Experience, conducted by Jack Everly
July 2-4: Star-Spangled Symphony, conducted by Jacob Joyce with guests Kevin Lin & Dean Dorrell
July 9-10: Face 2 Face — Billy Joel and Elton John Tribute
July 23-24: TBD
July 30-31: One Night of Queen, with Gary Mullen & The Works
Aug. 6-7: The Temptations
Aug. 13: TBD
Aug. 14: TBD
Aug. 20-21: Southern Accents: The Music of Tom Petty
Aug. 27-28: Legendary Ladies of Soul
Sept. 3-4: Brass Transit: The Music of Chicago
Sept. 10-11: The Evolution of Pop, presented by Who’s Bad Music
What Has Changed for 2021
Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there will be some changes to the 2021 season of Symphony on the Prairie, to ensure the best and safest experience for attendees.
- To regulate the number of attendees, visitors are required to purchase date-specific tickets via the ISO website: indianapolissymphony.org. Attendees must have tickets to enter each performance. You can print your ticket at home and bring with them with you, or you can download mobile-friendly tickets.
- Value Pack or single vouchers have been discontinued this year, to ensure that visitors can take full advantage of the “best-price guarantee” using an exclusive Kroger ticket discount. Patrons will scan a QR code at Kroger to access a dedicated purchase site to order day-specific tickets.
- If you’d like to redeem Value Packs and ticket vouchers from the 2020 season, you will receive a special promo code to exchange them for tickets for this season.
- Those with make-good vouchers from the 2019 season will receive information regarding redeeming those for 2021 Kroger Symphony on the Prairie tickets.
- For 2021, Kroger Symphony on the Prairie season will adhere to CDC-recommended protocols to allow for adequate social distance between groups.
- The dance floor area in front of the stage will not open in 2021.
- Table rentals (six per table), reserved seating and the Huntington Sunset Lounge will be available in limited numbers on a first-come, first-served basis.
What Hasn’t Changed
- Gates open at 6 p.m. and concerts begin at 8 p.m. each night.
- Visitors can carry in their own food and beverages (only single coolers allowed), as well as purchase refreshments on-site.
- Three large LED screens enhance the stage view from every location on the lawn.
- Reserved parking is $40 for each show.
- Groups of 30 or more may purchase discounted tickets to Kroger Symphony on the Prairie for at a 10% discount. For details, visit the ISO website. For group sales, contact the ISO Box Office.
For frequently asked questions about this year’s Symphony on the Prairie protocols, visit connerprairie.org/explore/things-to-do/symphony-on-the-prairie.