Be Here Now

Be Here Now Be Here Now DIY Music Venue & Craft Brew Bar. YOUR local music dive featuring live music/entertainment several nights a week! Want to book? Read booking FAQ at beherenowmusic.com and send us an email!

Muncie's home for live music, BHN featured live music 3-4 nights per week for the last decade! Unfortunately Covid struck our Comedy, Open Mic and Trivia other nights and we are now only open Thurs/Friday/Saturday/Sunday. Located in the heart of Ball State's "Village" area, BHN is the cultural hearth of the music loving BSU community. Meet new friends, enjoy great craft brews and top shelf liquor,

Muncie's home for live music, BHN featured live music 3-4 nights per week for the last decade! Unfortunately Covid struck our Comedy, Open Mic and Trivia other nights and we are now only open Thurs/Friday/Saturday/Sunday. Located in the heart of Ball State's "Village" area, BHN is the cultural hearth of the music loving BSU community. Meet new friends, enjoy great craft brews and top shelf liquor,

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Price Range: $

Operating as usual

09/10/2021

Pre-Sales are officially over for Afroman! We will have room at the door for 200 attendees so we recommend getting here early as we will reach capacity quickly! Doors open at 8:15!!!

We recommend parking on University/North/Gilbert/Dicks as our lot will be full early. For our drinking safety there has never been parking enforcement on the weekends. There is also a parking garage across from The Chug.

Door will be CASH ONLY NO EXCEPTIONS.
Attendees under 21 will need to pay $10 Underage Tax on top of any ticket cost in CASH at the door before entering.

Bring your great attitudes it is going to be an awesome night!!!

First Thursday Night show in a long time!Necromoon out of Fort Wayne opening up for Chicago psych rockers Diagonal!https...
09/09/2021
Necromoon

First Thursday Night show in a long time!

Necromoon out of Fort Wayne opening up for Chicago psych rockers Diagonal!

https://diagonalband.com/info/

$2 Goose Island Shandy Drafts
$3 Three Floyd's Bottles
$4 All Other Draft Beers!!!
+ something we are forgetting for Thursdays

Necromoon. Fort Wayne, Indiana.

08/25/2021

Church Girls @ BHN Oct 14th

08/19/2021

Thursday means $2 Brothers Doubles (that is a 1.5 oz pour!)

$3 Three Floyds Bottles,

$3 BHN Punch,

$3/5 BHN wells (Bacardi/Evan/Seagrams/Sailor/Juarez!)

$1 over 21 at the door
$5 under

08/16/2021

Hey it is Sunday and we are closed!

No one wants to work!!!

:)

08/08/2021

Be Here Now PSA:

We are calling Sundays Industry Night.

$3 Drafts (we have 10 of them!)
$3 Punch

We open at 10. Come out and be chill.

enjoy.

Lost n Found Thrift Shop til 3 today. Then Thursday from Open til close! Everything else gets donated! We have Nike, Adi...
07/27/2021

Lost n Found Thrift Shop til 3 today. Then Thursday from Open til close! Everything else gets donated! We have Nike, Adidas, Hollister, every style, every size, come get you a piece of history!!!

This Saturday!
07/26/2021

This Saturday!

Last night was amazing w/ Reverend Horton Heat xx
Next up! πŸ…πŸ…πŸ…
β€’7/30- nightshop w/ Dirty Rotten Revenge , False Negative & Royal Richards (Bloomington,IL)
β€’7/31- Be Here Now
w/ Porch Kat & Kitty Kondo (Muncie,IN)
We look forward to bringing you some dirty rocknroar πŸ€˜πŸ…
πŸ“Έ Kelly Chelette
β€’
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#tigersex #tigersexband #reverandhortonheat

07/18/2021

Fun Weekend.
Take Tonight Off.

07/15/2021

we are open at 9 tonight. tanks

07/12/2021

No Airs.

07/07/2021

This weekend. Rock N Rolla shows on Friday with some bands you have not seen before...

Saturday doors are earlier and we're hanging out for 10 years of being here now...

πŸ’˜

This weekend!
06/21/2021

This weekend!

What a year it's been already! Our last show for a month or so, is this Saturday at Be Here Now in Muncie. Come get your PDB fix before the break! 🀘

Can't wait to get down with y'all!πŸ•ΊπŸ’ƒ

πŸ“· Chris Rounds

06/19/2021

yo

We've got a cool local show on Friday featuring Leisure Hour, Zoe Tucker, and Novatrip... Chicago act River Valley Range...
06/02/2021
"End of the Line" by River Valley Rangers!

We've got a cool local show on Friday featuring Leisure Hour, Zoe Tucker, and Novatrip...

Chicago act River Valley Rangers on Saturday...
If you liked The Debutants you will dig River Valley Rangers.
https://youtu.be/xbSPOEzKRh4

Thursday we will have $2 pints of Boulevard Cosmic Camper IPA, $3 Three Floyds Bottles, and $3 shots of Evan Williams Peach/Cherry/etc... try em they are pretty delicious!!!

"End of the Line" by River Valley Rangers performed at the Bishop Hill Creative Commons for Heartland Connections and Small Batch Sessions.

05/28/2021

Next weekend the band will be hanging out at the John Hartford Memorial Festival Campout and playing a couple shows over the weekend! Hope to see some friends and do some pickin!

Friday 6/4: Chilly Water Brewing Co. Indianapolis, IN
Saturday 6/5: Be Here Now Music Venue Muncie, IN
#bluegrass #newgrass #jamgrass #livemusic #midwest

05/09/2021

Hey it's Mother's Day we are taking the night off you filthy animals... Spend the time with someone you love! See you on Thursday

04/05/2021

There are some eggs hidden at bhn tonight. Open at 10. Find some goodies.

04/04/2021
04/02/2021

Punk show tonight. Kicking off around 9.

Yes plenty o drink specials.

Come be supportive and follow cdc guidelines.

$5 over $10 under

No show tonight. We will be listening to good music and selling reasonably priced beverages.Topher will be on the flatto...
03/26/2021

No show tonight. We will be listening to good music and selling reasonably priced beverages.

Topher will be on the flattop perfecting his burger game as well...

No show tonight. We will be listening to good music and selling reasonably priced beverages.

Topher will be on the flattop perfecting his burger game as well...

$3 10oz fancy stout pours $4 green peaty punch, $5 guinness, $5 jamo, $6 double cutty sark and inver house scotch, $7 ir...
03/17/2021

$3 10oz fancy stout pours $4 green peaty punch, $5 guinness, $5 jamo, $6 double cutty sark and inver house scotch, $7 irish car bombs

It is a chill weekend at BHN.
No shows so come enjoy the back patio and friendly scene!
We will be open for a special Wednesday this coming St. Patrick's Day... join us for some irish whiskey deals and definitely no green beer. We'll make a green punch though, hows that for you?

It is a chill weekend at BHN.  No shows so come enjoy the back patio and friendly scene!We will be open for a special We...
03/12/2021

It is a chill weekend at BHN.
No shows so come enjoy the back patio and friendly scene!
We will be open for a special Wednesday this coming St. Patrick's Day... join us for some irish whiskey deals and definitely no green beer. We'll make a green punch though, hows that for you?

It is a chill weekend at BHN.
No shows so come enjoy the back patio and friendly scene!
We will be open for a special Wednesday this coming St. Patrick's Day... join us for some irish whiskey deals and definitely no green beer. We'll make a green punch though, hows that for you?

02/15/2021

Yo it is Sunday February 14th and we will be closed tonight. Between the cold and danger for patrons with the weather rolling in we encourage everyone to stay at home! See you Thursday night!

02/07/2021

Muncie's home for live music, BHN features live music 3-4 nights per week, Comedy, Open Mic and Trivia other nights. Located in the heart of Ball State's "Village" area, BHN is the cultural hearth of the music loving BSU community. Meet new friends, enjoy great craft brews and top shelf liquor, some of the best music the midwest has to offer all in a unique and laid back atmosphere at Be Here Now!

Be Here Now is operated solely by lovely (& BROKE!) artists and musicians! We strive to be one of the most unique and intimate music venues in the Midwest.

Be Here Now has been built from the ground up with love; we're a piece of artwork you can enter and participate in! Enjoy a craft brew pint or top shelf drink in our impressive outdoor beer garden or on the front patio. Be Here Now tries hard to be a vehicle for positive change in America's Hometown of Muncie through responsible business practices; boasting a recycling program, a local business advertising wall, low impact responsible energy usage, DIY improvements from reclaimed materials, and we serve as a destination stop on the "underground railroad" for both local and touring musicians! Be Here Now strives to be the change we wish to see in the world! (Muncie, we're trying...)

BOOKING INFO:

WE ARE A MUSIC VENUE. You may email [email protected] for booking inquiries. This is the ONLY avenue for booking BHN. Be patient, we've been doing this awhile and get many new requests daily. Please be a PROFESSIONAL and read all below before emailing!!!!

Some frequently asked questions here:

Things to know when booking:

VENUE:
Is there an age limit?
18+ generally.

How many bands would be / required to be on the bill?
There is no requirement, we like to build a solid bill and night of music for the fans though so usually 3-4.

What equipment is available, what does the band need to provide?
BHN has a full PA. Band needs to provide their gear yo!

Does the venue have designated areas for merch? Is there a split?
There are designated merch areas and bands can expect to keep 100% of their sales of course!!!

How does payment work?
In general... we hope to cover your costs in playing here. Most nights are donation only shows and we need to cover our sound/security costs first. We work hard to provide a place for artists to share their work and are not profiting from your honest endeavors. BHN does not host "entertainment" or cover bands- we pride ourselves on giving touring acts an authentic place to play in the Midwest. We're a top 10 poverty level city and it's an uphill battle doing what we do. You can count on hospitality and to be treated fairly, but unless you are booking a whole night and promoting or have a demonstrated draw we generally will not make financial guarantees.

PROMOTION
Do you make / print fliers?
We'll print them if you make them, sometimes we design them as well but not for every show. When you do it it makes you look awful cool.

Do you do any advertising?
Only social media, though we are happy to provide you with a local media list.

Are there radio stations you work with regularly? If so, could you provide a contact?
WCRD is the Ball State University station.

Do you use online ticketing? If so, is there a discount for online sales?
Only for our biggest shows.

BOOKING (LOCAL?) SUPPORT:
Do I need to confirm with venue our full bill?
YES... you are welcome to put out feelers but bill is NOT confirmed until we ok it!

Do you have any preferred bands?
It's a cyclical scene so you'll have to inquire at any given time!

Do you have blacklisted bands? If so, could you provide names?
Same deal... we don't "blacklist" but can tell you some have better attitudes than others!!!

How do I write a good booking request email?
In general we like to help bands with routing needs between larger markets. We're a cool stop but there just isn't a lot of money here and that weighs heavily for us. We want you to have the best experience here so we're always going to keep expectations very low... errr... realistic? So... please let us know:

1) Band Background: where you are from, a website, basic info including links to page, we prefer bandcamp, videos or press is always nice to see...

2) where you're coming from/going to on your run and which dates would work best for you during that time frame. Maybe tell us why something would be good for you and/or how you heard about us.

3) It's pretty much that simple. Hard to understand grammar or evident stupidity will usually be ignored or deleted. We're a dive but we got standards to keep. If you are super hip then add P.S. I read your booking stuff and it was on point. Are we missing anything? You can let us know that too... as long as you're not a dick about it.

peace.

02/07/2021

In honor of the big game Sunday night we will be closed. Where are the best game deals in town to be found?

Go Bucs. Or Chiefs. Old Guard, New Guard, we just hope for a good game!

02/05/2021

Are you an artist or musician?
We host shows.
For a decade.
Locally.
PM and be a pro about it.

We will wreck your dreams and set you on a sustainable course.

[email protected]

01/07/2021

Doors open at 9 tonight. Because any earlier would just be too early

01/02/2021

We shall open our doors tonight to the public.

12/25/2020
Ho HO HO! We will be open tonight. All drafts $3. Anything over 6% ABV comes in a 9oz jelly jar. $5 double Evan/Bacardi/...
12/24/2020

Ho HO HO! We will be open tonight. All drafts $3. Anything over 6% ABV comes in a 9oz jelly jar. $5 double Evan/Bacardi/Seagrams/Svedka (cause those are still our wells! $4 BHN punch. Brad might have a bottle offering as well! Always $2 Hamms!

Just got new merch in. Check it out! Limited sizes and styles, makes a great last minute xmas gift and comes with a BHN chapstick for FREE!!! :P

Address

505 N Dill St
Muncie, IN
47303

Ride your bike! The MITS bus line runs on University Ave. Call a cab if you shouldn't drive!

General information

Check out our weekly schedule of events/drink specials: Everyday Specials include: $2 PBR Pints $2 Jose Shots before the entertainment begins! $6 Deep Eddy Doubles $6 Double Premium Wells Sunday- Industry Night. Service Industry Specials for That Sunday Friday! Karaoke from 9-1! $3 Bottles // $3 Drafts $3 Bacardi/Evan/Seagrams/Svedka Monday (Free Music Monday) $6 Crown Royal DOUBLES $10 Craft Brew Pitchers Tuesday Open Mic Signup begins at 9, music at 10. $1 Retro Cans $2 $3 Upland Pints $5 Wild Turkey DOUBLES Wednesday- Comedy Underground: Muncie's Longest Running Comedy Show from 9-11 followed by Karaoke from 11-2!!! $1 Wine // $2 Shocktop // $4 Svedka, Seagrams, Bacardi, Evan Williams DOUBLES!!! Thursday (Live Music You Call Night) PENNY PITCHER NIGHT! $3 Top Shelf You Call $3 Three Floyds Bottles $5 Cover Doors at 8 Always live music Thursday/Friday/Saturday $7 Premium DOUBLES all weekend. Flat 12 Fridays $3 Pints $7 DOUBLE PREMIUMS Sun King Saturdays $3 Pints $7 DOUBLE PREMIUMS Don't forget our Drinking Buddies Special: From Open until the start of Entertainment Each Night Any 8 oz Draft & top shelf shot for only $5 WE ARE A MUSIC VENUE. You may email [email protected] for your booking needs. Some frequently asked questions here: Things to know when booking: VENUE: Is there an age limit? 18+ generally. How many bands would be / required to be on the bill? There is no requirement, we like to build a solid bill and night of music for the fans though. What equipment is available, what does the band need to provide? BHN has a full PA. Band needs to provide their gear yo! Does the venue have designated areas for merch? Is there a split? There are designated merch areas and bands can expect to keep 100% of their sales of course!!! How does payment work? In general... we hope to cover your costs in playing here. Most nights are donation only shows and we need to cover our sound/security costs first. We work hard to provide a place for artists to share their work and are not profiting from your honest endeavors. BHN does not host "entertainment" or cover bands- we pride ourselves on giving touring acts an authentic place to play in Muncie. We're a top 10 poverty level city and it's an uphill battle doing what we do. You can count on hospitality and to be treated fairly, but unless you are booking a whole night and promoting or have a demonstrated draw we cannot make financial guarantees. PROMOTION Do you make / print fliers? We'll print them if you make them, but we cannot create flyers for every show. Do you do any advertising? Only social media, though we are happy to provide you with a local media list. Are there radio stations you work with regularly? If so, could you provide a contact? WCRD is the Ball State University station. Do you use online ticketing? If so, is there a discount for online sales? Only for our biggest shows. BOOKING (LOCAL?) SUPPORT: Do I need to confirm with venue our full bill? YES... you are welcome to put out feelers but bill is not confirmed until we ok it! Do you have any preferred bands? It's a cyclical scene so you'll have to inquire at any given time! Do you have blacklisted bands? If so, could you provide names? Same deal... we don't "blacklist" but can tell you some have better attitudes than others!!! How do I write a good booking request email? In general we like to help bands with routing needs between larger markets. We're a cool stop but there just isn't a lot of money here and that weighs heavily for us. We want you to have the best experience here so we're always going to keep expectations very low... errr... realistic? So... please let us know: 1) Band Background: where you are from, a website, basic info including links to page, we prefer bandcamp, videos or press is always nice to see... 2) where you're coming from/going to on your run and which dates would work best for you during that time frame. Maybe tell us why something would be good for you and/or how you heard about us. 3) It's pretty much that simple. Hard to understand grammar or evident stupidity will usually be ignored or deleted. We're a dive but we got standards to keep. If you are super hip then add P.S. I read your booking stuff and it was on point. Are we missing anything? You can let us know that too... as long as you're not a dick about it. peace.

Opening Hours

Thursday 8pm - 2:45am
Friday 8pm - 2:45am
Saturday 8pm - 2:45am
Sunday 10pm - 2:45am

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Muncie's home for live music, BHN features live music 3-4 nights per week, Comedy, Open Mic and Trivia other nights. Located in the heart of Ball State's "Village" area, BHN is the cultural hearth of the music loving BSU community. Meet new friends, enjoy great craft brews and top shelf liquor, some of the best music the midwest has to offer all in a unique and laid back atmosphere at Be Here Now! Be Here Now is operated solely by lovely (& BROKE!) artists and musicians! We strive to be one of the most unique and intimate music venues in the Midwest. Be Here Now has been built from the ground up with love; we're a piece of artwork you can enter and participate in! Enjoy a craft brew pint or top shelf drink in our impressive outdoor beer garden or on the front patio. Be Here Now tries hard to be a vehicle for positive change in America's Hometown of Muncie through responsible business practices; boasting a recycling program, a local business advertising wall, low impact responsible energy usage, DIY improvements from reclaimed materials, and we serve as a destination stop on the "underground railroad" for both local and touring musicians! Be Here Now strives to be the change we wish to see in the world! (Muncie, we're trying...) BOOKING INFO: WE ARE A MUSIC VENUE. You may email [email protected] for booking inquiries. This is the ONLY avenue for booking BHN. Be patient, we've been doing this awhile and get many new requests daily. Please be a PROFESSIONAL and read all below before emailing!!!! Some frequently asked questions here: Things to know when booking: VENUE: Is there an age limit? 18+ generally. How many bands would be / required to be on the bill? There is no requirement, we like to build a solid bill and night of music for the fans though so usually 3-4. What equipment is available, what does the band need to provide? BHN has a full PA. Band needs to provide their gear yo! Does the venue have designated areas for merch? Is there a split? There are designated merch areas and bands can expect to keep 100% of their sales of course!!! How does payment work? In general... we hope to cover your costs in playing here. Most nights are donation only shows and we need to cover our sound/security costs first. We work hard to provide a place for artists to share their work and are not profiting from your honest endeavors. BHN does not host "entertainment" or cover bands- we pride ourselves on giving touring acts an authentic place to play in the Midwest. We're a top 10 poverty level city and it's an uphill battle doing what we do. You can count on hospitality and to be treated fairly, but unless you are booking a whole night and promoting or have a demonstrated draw we generally will not make financial guarantees. PROMOTION Do you make / print fliers? We'll print them if you make them, sometimes we design them as well but not for every show. When you do it it makes you look awful cool. Do you do any advertising? Only social media, though we are happy to provide you with a local media list. Are there radio stations you work with regularly? If so, could you provide a contact? WCRD is the Ball State University station. Do you use online ticketing? If so, is there a discount for online sales? Only for our biggest shows. BOOKING (LOCAL?) SUPPORT: Do I need to confirm with venue our full bill? YES... you are welcome to put out feelers but bill is NOT confirmed until we ok it! Do you have any preferred bands? It's a cyclical scene so you'll have to inquire at any given time! Do you have blacklisted bands? If so, could you provide names? Same deal... we don't "blacklist" but can tell you some have better attitudes than others!!! How do I write a good booking request email? In general we like to help bands with routing needs between larger markets. We're a cool stop but there just isn't a lot of money here and that weighs heavily for us. We want you to have the best experience here so we're always going to keep expectations very low... errr... realistic? So... please let us know: 1) Band Background: where you are from, a website, basic info including links to page, we prefer bandcamp, videos or press is always nice to see... 2) where you're coming from/going to on your run and which dates would work best for you during that time frame. Maybe tell us why something would be good for you and/or how you heard about us. 3) It's pretty much that simple. Hard to understand grammar or evident stupidity will usually be ignored or deleted. We're a dive but we got standards to keep. If you are super hip then add P.S. I read your booking stuff and it was on point. Are we missing anything? You can let us know that too... as long as you're not a dick about it. peace.

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Show up tonight before 9PM for FREE GLOWSTICKS! and some other surprise door prizes 😎😎😎
SEE YOU TONIGHT MUNCIE
Looking forward to a killer fun night at Be Here Now Thursday May 24th and great news remixes of Apple and Orange climbed to #1 and #8 today on the dance club charts http://www.starfleetmusic.com/record_pool/index.php/music-charts-mainmenu-53/-dance-charts-mainmenu-55/4255-top-60-dance-chart-5-16-2018
Hey Fam! Super pumped to party with everybody tomorrow night! Heres a preview of what tomorrow night will look like:)! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvYcUCr9cE8