Preview: Big Something at The Hi-Fi


On Thursday, February 22nd, The Hi-Fi in Fountain Square, Indianapolis will be welcoming the band Big Something to the stage. Joining them with a performance for the night will be The Max Allen Band.

Big Something

Big Something is a rock, pop, and funk band from Burlington, North Carolina that was founded in 2009. The band’s six piece lineup includes an assortment of horns and guitars that allow Big Something the freedom to fuse multiple genres into their live performances seamlessly.

In 2010, Big Something released their debut album “Stories From the Middle of Nowhere”. Since then, the band has released a number of both live and studio albums. Their most recent studio album, “Tumbleweed” came out in 2017, and is the band’s fourth studio album to date. You can listen to “Tumbleweed”, and more by visiting Big Something’s Bandcamp page.

Big Something consists of Nick MacDaniels (guitar, vocals), Doug Marshall (bass), Josh Kagel (keys, trumpet), Casey Cranford (sax), Jesse Hensley (lead guitar), and Ben Vinograd (drums). To find out more about Big Something, you can visit their website. You can also find Big Something on Facebook.

Max Allen Band

The Max Allen Band is an Indianapolis musical trio that incorporates many different musical styles and genres into their songs. From rock, blues, jazz, funk, and pop, to classical, and even EDM. On Max Allen Band’s profile page on Facebook, they describe themselves as, “A high energy hybrid of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dave Matthews, Phish, and early Police, MAB calls their style Rock Fusion”.

When the Max Allen Band plays live shows, they often use loop pedals to build their sound to something larger and more full than a typical trio is capable of.

The members of the Max Allen Band are Max Allen (vocals, guitar), Dace Robie (bass), and Shaan France (drums). To find out more about Max Allen Band, you can visit their website. You can also find Max Allen Band on Facebook.


The show with Big Something and the Max Allen Band starts at 9:00 pm at The Hi-Fi on Thursday, February 22nd. Doors open at 8:00, and tickets range from twelve to fourteen dollars.


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