DOWNLOAD THE FESTIVAL SCHEDULE HERE: Festival Schedule

Thursday, September 24, 2020, 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
● Virtual Local Livestream from the Lotus Firebay – Festival Kick-off
○ Ticketed event – buy pin ($25), get “in” Thursday and Sunday – purchasers will be sent the link to the livestream
○ Pins available for purchase online and at Global Gifts in Bloomington

Featuring: Salaam, Nation Beat, Brad Leftwich & The Humdingers

Thursday, September 24, 2020, 9:30 p.m.
● Lotus in the Meadow – Dunn Meadow
○ Virtual livestreamed concert with Nation Beat – reserve tickets here (tickets available to IU students only)

Friday, September 25, 2020, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
● 3-hour Virtual Festival featuring pre-recorded, new artist performances and archived artist performances
○ Free, donations gladly accepted
○ Broadcast on the Lotus Facebook and YouTube pages
○ RSVP HERE to receive an email with the links to the concerts and to be entered to win Lotus-themed prizes.

Featuring: Fanfara Station, Cimarrón, Habib Koité, Paris Combo, De Temps Antan, Creole Choir of Cuba, Friel Sisters, Lo ‘Jo, Väsen and Friends

Saturday, September 26, 2020,  Gate opens at 12:00 p.m., Music at 1:00 p.m. (LIVE EVENT PLANS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE IN ORDER TO KEEP OUR COMMUNITY SAFE DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.)
● Lotus at the Switchyard with local bands
○ Ticketed, in-person event for attendees
TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT

Featuring: Craig Brenner, Mariachi Perla del Medio Oeste, and Jenn Cristy Band

Saturday, September 26, 2020, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
● 3-hour Virtual Festival featuring pre-recorded, new artist performances and archived artist performances
○ Free, donations gladly accepted
○ Broadcast on the Lotus Facebook and YouTube pages
○ RSVP HERE to receive an email with the links to the concerts and to be entered to win Lotus-themed prizes.

Featuring: Ak Dan Gwang Chil, Guy Davis, Wailin’ Jennys, Kevin Locke, Tuuletar, Ricardo Lemvo, Huun Huur-Tu & Carmen Rizzo, Nohe & Sus Santos, Movits!

Sunday, September 27, 2020, 10:00 a.m.   
● Festival Unwind Yoga Virtual Edition

  • Register here to receive the link

Sunday, September 27, 2020, 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
● Virtual Local Livestream from the Lotus Firebay
○ Ticketed event – buy pin ($25), get “in” Thursday and Sunday – purchasers will be sent the link to the livestream
○Pins available for purchase online and at Global Gifts in Bloomington

Featuring: Joshua Thompson, Ley Line, Krista Detor Band