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$35 - $55
Hendricks Live!
Plainfield, IN
Apr 24
Wednesday
5:30 PM
Doors Open
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ARTIST PROFILE | Matthew Sweet

AlternativeAmericana/FolkRockIndie/Pop

Matthew Sweet moved to Athens, GA at the urging of his pen pal, R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe in the early 1980s. Sweet honed his craft in the flourishing alternative rock scene playing with Oh-OK, Lloyd Cole, the Golden Palominos, Buzz of Delight, and recording two critically-acclaimed solo records before emerging in 1991 as the leading figure of the American power pop revival with the release of his watershed album, Girlfriend.

Like his British counterparts Teenage Fanclub, Sweet adhered to traditional songcraft, yet subverted the form by adding noisy post-punk guitar and flourishes of country-rock, resulting in an amalgam of the Beatles, Big Star, R.E.M., and Neil Young. Recorded with guitarists Richard Lloyd and Robert Quine, Girlfriend became a word-of-mouth critical and commercial hit over the course of 1992, with its title track reaching the Top Five on the Modern Rock charts. For the next five years, as alternative rock was the dominant commercial force in rock & roll, Sweet became a very popular concert attraction and solidified his reputation as the premiere alternative pop singer/songwriter. His next two records, Altered Beast (1993) and 100% Fun (1995) were both critically acclaimed and successful albums, with the latter reaching platinum status and making many year-end best-of lists.

Sweet continued to evolve over a string of well-received albums in the early 2000s. In 2006, he joined forces with Bangles frontwoman Susanna Hoffs to record a series of covers from the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s, Under the Covers, Vol. 1–3. Sweet’s music has appeared in numerous films, television shows, and games, including Austin Powers, Guitar Hero II, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Simpsons, and Scooby-Doo, among many others. Sweet was a lead consultant on Tim Burton’s Margaret Keane biopic Big Eyes in 2014. His 15th studio album, 2021’s Catspaw (Omnivore Recordings) is guitar-driven: 12 songs, lean and consistent, direct, and notably darker than Sweet’s recent song-cycles. Apparent in tracks like “Best of Me” and album-opener “Blown Away,” the inner-turmoil harkens back to the angst of 1993’s Altered Beast. But where Beast was the self-interrogation of an artist in his mid-20s, Catspaw is the confessions of a career artist, mature and assured in his craft and achingly transparent in his confrontations of aging and the search for meaning. “I’m trying to get my head around getting older, I want to let go, I want to tell the ugly truth … I want to do all kinds of different things in my head and they really popped out in these songs.”

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About Hendricks Live! | Plainfield, IN

Located in the heart of one of the fastest growing communities in the region, Hendricks Live! is home to a premier theatre, event space, and public gallery with year-round exhibits, performances, and events for all ages and interests. From local, regional, and nationally touring productions, to comedians, concerts, films, and family shows, we’re here to engage our friends and neighbors through inspiring visual arts, community events, and performances.

Box Office: 317-754-5281
Main: 317-754-5281

Getting Around the Venue

200 W. Main St.,
Plainfield, IN 46168
Hours: Mon. thru Fri. 9am to 5pm
Doors: 2 hours before showtime

Frequently Asked Questions About Hendricks Live! | Plainfield, IN

What are the age restrictions at this venue?

Hendricks Live! is an all-ages venue. However, some shows may be not suitable or restricted at the artist’s request due to adult content.

Can I upgrade my to VIP seating?

Reserved seating will receive a section, row, and seat number per ticket ordered. General Admission seating is based on first come, first serve.

What items are permitted or prohibited at this venue?

No outside food or drinks .

No guns, knives, weapons, pepper spray, projectiles of any kind, or any other item that could be used to inflict harm.

Replicas of any weapon are NOT permitted.

No drugs or drug paraphernalia, illegal substances of any kind.

No personal video cameras, Go-Pros, selfie sticks, drones, or laser pointers.

No professional audio, video, or audio recording equipment —(including detachable lenses, tripods, zooms, or commercial-use rigs).

No unsealed liquids or gels of any kind.

No jewelry or clothing that could inflict harm.

The list of prohibited items is subject to change at the discretion of venue management.

Can I bring a bag into the show?

Yes, you can bring a bag to performances at Hendricks Live!

What’s the parking situation like?

There is a free parking garage located off Center St. ADA and Diamond VIP Parking is located in the lot off Mill St.

What is the camera/photo policy for this venue?

No professional cameras. Contact Hendricks Live! if you are interested in securing media credentials for the show.

Is there food and drink at this venue?

Concessions are provided by The Prewitt Restaurant + Lounge

View seating maps for this venue

View seating maps HERE.

Do you offer ADA, handicap or special needs options?

Accessible seating is available for all performances. Please select the ADA button when purchasing tickets online. If there are any issues purchasing ADA seating for a specific performance online, please email customerservice@hendrickslive.org.

Reasonable accommodations will be made for any individual who may need to exchange their tickets for accessible seating on the day of a performance. ADA ticket relocations are based on first come, first serve and are limited in availability day of show.

Where is the box office located?

The box office entrance is in the back of the building off of Mill St.

I lost something at the show. Who do I contact?

Items are securely kept with the Guest Services Manager. Items will be held for a month after the show closes. If you believe you have lost an item, please contact customerservice@hendrickslive.org.

What is your refund policy?

All sales are final. Hendricks Live! does not offer refund for ticket purchases.

Beware of counterfeit tickets. How do I tell if my ticket is valid?

Hendricks Live! uses their own ticketing provider. All valid tickets will be issued through them. Customers are discouraged against purchasing tickets from the secondary ticket market and should do so at your own risk. If you would like to check the validity of a ticket please contact info@hendrickslive.org

All Ages
Apr 24

Matthew Sweet

Hendricks Live!
$35 - $55
Doors: 5:30 PM
Start Time: 7:30 pm

Learn More About This Show
Add to Calendar 04/24/2024 07:30 PM04/24/2024 11:00 PMMatthew SweetMore Information: https://mokbpresents.com/event/matthew-sweet-hendricks-live-plainfield/Hendricks Live!

Buy Tickets

ARTIST PROFILE | Matthew Sweet

AlternativeAmericana/FolkRockIndie/Pop

Matthew Sweet moved to Athens, GA at the urging of his pen pal, R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe in the early 1980s. Sweet honed his craft in the flourishing alternative rock scene playing with Oh-OK, Lloyd Cole, the Golden Palominos, Buzz of Delight, and recording two critically-acclaimed solo records before emerging in 1991 as the leading figure of the American power pop revival with the release of his watershed album, Girlfriend.

Like his British counterparts Teenage Fanclub, Sweet adhered to traditional songcraft, yet subverted the form by adding noisy post-punk guitar and flourishes of country-rock, resulting in an amalgam of the Beatles, Big Star, R.E.M., and Neil Young. Recorded with guitarists Richard Lloyd and Robert Quine, Girlfriend became a word-of-mouth critical and commercial hit over the course of 1992, with its title track reaching the Top Five on the Modern Rock charts. For the next five years, as alternative rock was the dominant commercial force in rock & roll, Sweet became a very popular concert attraction and solidified his reputation as the premiere alternative pop singer/songwriter. His next two records, Altered Beast (1993) and 100% Fun (1995) were both critically acclaimed and successful albums, with the latter reaching platinum status and making many year-end best-of lists.

Sweet continued to evolve over a string of well-received albums in the early 2000s. In 2006, he joined forces with Bangles frontwoman Susanna Hoffs to record a series of covers from the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s, Under the Covers, Vol. 1–3. Sweet’s music has appeared in numerous films, television shows, and games, including Austin Powers, Guitar Hero II, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Simpsons, and Scooby-Doo, among many others. Sweet was a lead consultant on Tim Burton’s Margaret Keane biopic Big Eyes in 2014. His 15th studio album, 2021’s Catspaw (Omnivore Recordings) is guitar-driven: 12 songs, lean and consistent, direct, and notably darker than Sweet’s recent song-cycles. Apparent in tracks like “Best of Me” and album-opener “Blown Away,” the inner-turmoil harkens back to the angst of 1993’s Altered Beast. But where Beast was the self-interrogation of an artist in his mid-20s, Catspaw is the confessions of a career artist, mature and assured in his craft and achingly transparent in his confrontations of aging and the search for meaning. “I’m trying to get my head around getting older, I want to let go, I want to tell the ugly truth … I want to do all kinds of different things in my head and they really popped out in these songs.”

CONNECT:

Supporting Acts

About the Venue

Located in the heart of one of the fastest growing communities in the region, Hendricks Live! is home to a premier theatre, event space, and public gallery with year-round exhibits, performances, and events for all ages and interests. From local, regional, and nationally touring productions, to comedians, concerts, films, and family shows, we’re here to engage our friends and neighbors through inspiring visual arts, community events, and performances.



200 W. Main St. Plainfield, IN 46168

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