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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Tuesday Tuneup with Ruth & The Stones

RUTH & THE STONES is a five lady harmony-singing country music force of nature. Named after ethnomusicologist Ruth Stone, these five graduate students play their way through country greats, traditional tunes, and throw in some originals. Learn more

Tyler Ramsey + Carl Broemel

Tyler Ramsey Praised by NPR, Stereogum, WNYC, and The Huffington Post, Tyler Ramsey is a multi-instrumentalist equally at home playing guitar, piano, keyboards, bass, and percussion, but is best known as a talented fingerstyle guitarist and... Learn more

The Cowboys / Service / Heaven Honey

The Cowboys (btown) Service the band(indy supergroup) Heaven Honey (btown) ... Learn more

Buck Meek (of Big Thief) with Twain

Buck Meek’s songs are for the lost dogs of honest mechanics, good guys and girls born into a life of crime, runaways, snow spirits, the ghosts of Central Park, unsung diving-board stars, the affection shared through gambling, and so on. Bred in Texas, more bread in New York City, Meek spins... Learn more

Bike Wreck + Spice Cowboy

Bike Wreck and Spice Cowboy are coming back to the Bishop! It's been a while since they've played here, so come on out to see some great local music. Spice Cowboy will bring the tasty grooves and Bike Wreck will rock your socks off. This event is open to all 21+. Learn more

The Gripsweats

“Coming right out of the late 60’s with a monster funk sound, this Nashville, TN group has got the sound to make any funk lover’s ears and eyes perk up from the first needle drop. This is deep funk y’all, and when we say deep, we mean deep. Heavy drums, wah wah guitars, and a horn section that... Learn more

The Tillers

The Tillers came into being while busking for nickels and dimes in the gaslight district of Cincinnati. Now far removed from those humble beginnings, the band has won over Cincinnati’s bar and festival scene and launched international tours with tireless momentum. They resurrect songs of... Learn more

Living Hour with Heaven Honey and Plateau Below

Everything about Winnipeg’s Living Hour has been expanding since their humble basement beginnings in 2015. What started with dreamy love songs inspired by the cinematic sky of their hometown has transformed into even more sprawling and expansive expressions on their latest effort, Softer Faces... Learn more

Summer Heart + Brothertiger

Travel around the world in one night with this immersive synth pop experience. Electronica's rising stars Summer Heart (from Sweden), and Brothertiger (from Brooklyn) will perform at the Bishop on March 7 starting at 9:30 p.m. This event is open to all age 18 and over. Learn more

The Messthetics with Helen Money

The last time drummer Brendan Canty and bassist Joe Lally were in a band together, they were the rhythmic architects for Fugazi, an organization whose decade and a half of disciplined progressivism provided a necessary bridge between the zenith of late-punk expression and everything alternative... Learn more

Chastity with Bcc

Chastity is a world of its own from the mind of Brandon Williams. Reflecting the working class background of Whitby Ontario, Chastity’s songs are charged with the ethos of archetypal youth on the fringe. It was clear from the release of Chastity’s first demos that this was not “another... Learn more

Tuesday Tuneup with Ruth & The Stones

  • Dates vary between March 19, 2019 - April 16, 2019
  • The Bishop

RUTH & THE STONES is a five lady harmony-singing country music force of nature. Named after ethnomusicologist Ruth Stone, these five graduate students play their way through country greats, traditional tunes, and throw in some originals. Learn more

Homebody/Amy O/Ghastly, Indiana

Fever-pop duo Home Body ignores convention with their vivid blend of electronic, new wave, and experimental pop music, performed from the gut with wild abandon and art-school-cool theatricality. Synthesist Eric Hnatow and vocalist Haley Morgan of Greenfield, Massachusetts, balance textured layers... Learn more

Stella Donnelly

Stella Donnelly is a proud, self-proclaimed pot-stirrer. On lead single "Old Man," the biting opener of her electrifying debut album, Beware of the Dogs, she targets the song's titular creep, "Oh are you scared of me old man or are you scared of what I’ll do? You grabbed me with an open hand. The... Learn more

Mdou Moctar with Guerilla Toss

In the crowded scene of Tuareg guitarists, Mdou Moctar stands apart from his peers. Playing in the repertoire of desert guitar popularized by groups like Tinariwen and Bombino, Mdou is pushing the boundaries of the genre with a unique personal sound. With versatile compositions and genre defying... Learn more


Crumb is Lila Ramani (guitar, vocals), Brian Aronow (synth, keys), Jesse Brotter (bass), Jonathan Gilad (drums). The group originally came together in 2016 to develop and record a collection of songs Lila had written throughout college, a recording project that became their first self-titled... Learn more

Bite/Lower Species/Bcc

Enjoy this show of "seattle's best rock group," hardcore band Lower Species, and returning band BCC. All 18+ are welcome at this show. Learn more


Join Priests at The Bishop as they present their new album, The Seduction of Kansas. Priests’ 2017 debut LP Nothing Feels Natural was heralded as a modern classic of “post-punk”—but Priests feels urgently present. If Nothing Feels Natural captured the reach and conviction of a band... Learn more

Chrome Sparks

Chrome Sparks is the project of Jeremy Malvin, a 22 year old musician and producer living in Brooklyn by way of Pittsburgh and Ann Arbor. With a background in classical percussion, Jeremy combines his love for synthesizers, beat music, and dance music into a unique blend. Barrie is a... Learn more