The Bishop

  • 123 S. Walnut Street
  • Bloomington, IN 47404
  • (812) 333-4700

Craft beers, spirits, great music, and no cover all week!

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Busman's Holiday with Dave Brown

  • February 24, 2018

The Two Weeks of Valentines Tour from Busman's Holiday will come to a beautiful finish at The Bishop on Saturday, February 24th. The wonderful David Brown will be graciously opening the affair! Come for the love, stay for the good times Learn more

Tuesday Tune Up with Ruth & The Stones

  • February 27, 2018
  • (812) 333-4700

Ruth & the Stones is a five-woman country and folk music band based in Bloomington, Indiana. The members include Aliah Ajamoughli on cello, Adah Hetko on guitar and vocals, Kelly Bosworth on the “other” guitar and vocals, Jennie Williams on mandolin and vocals, and Kate Mullen on - you... Learn more

The Hotelier

  • March 1, 2018

It is not enough to say that The Hotelier have grown older, or wiser, or more of anything. We can trace a progression, if we like, from the explosive empowerment of It Never Goes Out to the ashen disillusionment of Home, Like Noplace Is There. We can follow an awakening of youth in suburbia... Learn more

Poetry Slam

  • March 2, 2018

Come to the Poetry Slam at The Bishop! Learn more

Screaming Females

  • March 7, 2018
  • (812) 333-4700

Formed in New Brunswick, NJ in 2005, Screaming Females is Marissa Paternoster (guitar, vox), Mike Abbate (bass), and Jarrett Dougherty (drums). Over six albums and more than a decade of music making, the band has remained deeply individual and steadfastly DIY. They have also grown into one of the... Learn more

Living Hour / Look Vibrant / Fresh Kill

  • March 8, 2018

Living Hour - dreamy psych pop from Winnipeg, Canada http://www.livinghourband.com/music/ Look Vibrant - experimental art pop from Montreal, Canada https://lookvibrant.bandcamp.com/ Fresh Kill - local sweet n salty alt-pop br... Learn more

The Matchsellers with The Hammer and The Hatchet

  • March 12, 2018

The Matchsellers & The Breakfast Sides present a new CD of Interstellar Old-time music entitled "Bluegrastronauts" Bluegrastronauts is old-time in outer space. It's a far away galaxy as close as your first cousin. It's a 100,000 mile an hour horse-and-buggy. Since... Learn more

Tigers Jaw with Yowler and Looming

  • March 18, 2018
  • (812) 333-4700

Making yourself vulnerable isn’t easy but it often makes for lasting art and that is certainly true of Tigers Jaw’s fifth full-length, spin. The album marks a new chapter for the Scranton, Pennsylvania-based indie rock band for many reasons: Not only is it the first collection of songs that was... Learn more

Barrie and Daguerreotype

  • March 19, 2018

Barrie, Dom, Noah, Sabine, and Spurge – collectively known as Barrie – clock in with their debut track “Canyons,” on Winspear. While the group now calls Brooklyn home, each member arrived via their own avenue, coming from Baltimore, Boston, São Paulo, London, and Upstate New York. br... Learn more

S. Carey with Gordi

  • March 22, 2018
  • (812) 333-4700

Trained in jazz, Carey’s astute musicianship has never been in question nor taken for granted, and the execution of Hundred Acres’ new ideas is seamless. He intentionally unburdened himself from a more complicated instrumentation palate for these ten songs, and, in effect,this modification to his... Learn more

Tuesday Tune Up with Ruth & The Stones

  • March 27, 2018

Ruth & the Stones is a five-woman country and folk music band based in Bloomington, Indiana. The members include Aliah Ajamoughli on cello, Adah Hetko on guitar and vocals, Kelly Bosworth on the “other” guitar and vocals, Jennie Williams on mandolin and vocals, and Kate Mullen on - you... Learn more

Soccer Mommy with Madeline Kenney

  • March 28, 2018
  • (812) 333-4700

Soccer Mommy is the project of twenty-year-old Sophie Allison, a Nashville native. She cut her teeth in her local DIY scene, going to shows and hanging out with other musicians, though she kept her own songwriting secret. “I’ve played music since I was six,” says Allison, “and I always wrote... Learn more

Rostam with Sam Buck

  • March 29, 2018

The son of Iranian refugees, Grammy Award-winning producer and songwriter Rostam Batmanglij was born in Washington, D.C. in 1983. He attended Columbia University where he studied classical music, and simultaneously focused on songwriting, recording, and production in his own time. In his last... Learn more

Margaret Glaspy

  • April 2, 2018
  • (812) 333-4700

"Emotions and Math" is not simply the name of Margaret Glaspy's new debut album. That expression drills right to the heart of the New York singer-songwriter's proper introduction, a mission statement both artistic and personal. Learn more

Nap Eyes with She-Devils

  • April 5, 2018
  • (812) 333-4700

Nap Eyes makes crooked, literate guitar pop refracted through the gray Nova Scotian rain. Their songs are equal parts shambling and sophisticated, with one eye on the dirt and one trained on the starry firmament, inhabiting a skewed world where odes to NASA, brain protein aggregation, and the... Learn more

Poetry Slam

  • April 6, 2018

Come to the Poetry Slam at The Bishop! Learn more

Ignite Bloomington 18

  • April 7, 2018

Ignite Bloomington 18 is the closing event for The Combine 2018 weekend. While open to the public (18+), Combine badge holders get in free! Ignite is an event where presenters talk about any topic they like. The best presentations are when the speaker has a passion for the topic and wants to... Learn more

Madame Gandhi

  • April 11, 2018

Madame Gandhi is a rapper, drummer, electronic music artist, and feminist activist. Her music elevates and celebrates the female voice. Before releasing her 2016 EP Voices, she gained recognition as the former drummer for M.I.A. She has performed extensively, from the Pitchfork Festival to the... Learn more

The Tillers with Pert Near Sandstone

  • April 14, 2018

The Tillers got their start in August 2007 when they started thumping around with some banjos and guitars and a big wooden bass. Their earliest gigs were for coins and burritos on the city’s famous Ludlow Street in the district of Clifton. The songs they picked were mostly older than their... Learn more

Phoebe Bridgers

  • April 15, 2018
  • (812) 333-4700

Los Angeles based singer songwriter Phoebe Bridgers has been described as Elliott Smith meets Gillian Welch. Her unique voice has been featured on ABC Family’s Switched At Birth, Sons of Anarchy and an IPhone commercial. Pasadena Weekly says, “Bridgers has made a name for herself in that scene in... Learn more

Tuesday Tuneup with Ruth & The Stones

  • April 24, 2018

Ruth & the Stones is a five-woman country and folk music band based in Bloomington, Indiana. The members include Aliah Ajamoughli on cello, Adah Hetko on guitar and vocals, Kelly Bosworth on the “other” guitar and vocals, Jennie Williams on mandolin and vocals, and Kate Mullen on - you... Learn more

Weaves

  • April 26, 2018

It’s been almost exactly a year since Weaves released their acclaimed debut LP. The self-titled album was among the most anticipated of the year, and was lauded internationally upon its release for its exuberant approach to guitar pop, which was described as “one of the most unpredictable sounds... Learn more

Joan Shelley with The Other Years

  • April 29, 2018
  • (812) 333-4700

The stunning, self-titled fourth album from the Kentucky singer, songwriter, and guitarist Joan Shelley began, surprisingly, with a fiddle. In the summer of 2014, Shelley fell for “Hog of the Forsaken,” a bowed rollick at the end of Michael Hurley’s wayward folk circus, Long Journey,... Learn more