2022 Next Up Fellows

Meet the nine Indianapolis artists/bands selected as the first Next Up fellows. The program, led by GANGGANG, will invest $100,000 in career growth for these artists. 

Get tickets now ($10-$15) for the Next Up Showcase March 25 at The Vogue. Follow @ganggangculture to learn more.

Allison Victoria

Multi-genre performing artist

Huckleberry Funk

Soul/R&B band

Wife Patrol

Alt-rock trio

Brandon Meeks

Jazz musician


Progressive metal guitarist, producer, and vocalist

Native Sun

Hip-Hop trio

PsWryn Simone

Performing and teaching artist

Norrie the Goat

Rapper, Producer, and Engineer


Hip-Hop and Spoken Word duo

“If this program helps more artists make it to the next level, then we all win.”

Alan Bacon, Co-founder of GANGGANG

#IndyKeepsCreating is an initiative launched by the City of Indianapolis and the Indy Arts Council  to support the Indianapolis artistic community while welcoming back residents and visitors to cultural activities across Marion County. This initiative is possible through the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding and approved by the Indianapolis City-County Council.


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