Experience Smith Mall like you never have before with a special Family Weekend concert with pop-rock singer and songwriter Jon McLaughlin. Bring your own food and non-alcoholic beverages or purchase a special dinner catered by UIndy Dining. Buy a table by the stage or bring your own blankets and chairs for the mall.
- $7 for general admission
- $40 for a table of 10 by the stage (a general admission ticket is required for each guest at the table).
- $12.50 for a Picnic Dinner catered by UIndy
- $15 for a plaid UIndy picnic blanket
Dinners and blankets may be purchased online.
Pets, grills, candles, and alcoholic beverages are not allowed to be brought to the concert, though alcoholic beverages will be available for sale on site. Seating is general admission.
—Turkey with caramelized onion and roasted red peppers and finished with a brie cheese spread on multigrain bread
—CLT (vegan for BLT) cucumber, lettuce, tomato, house-made hummus on focacciabread
—Waldorf chicken salad with lettuce on croissant
Jonathan McLaughlin grew up in nearby Anderson, Ind., and released his debut album Indiana in May 2007, preceded by his first EP Industry, also known as Jon McL, in February 2007. His most successful song is the 2008 single “Beating My Heart”, from his second album OK Now. To date, three Hollywood-released films have included songs from McLaughlin, and his performance of the song “So Close” received an Oscar nomination. His music has also been heard on several TV shows including Scrubs and A Little Thing Called Life.