The Root Cellar Lounge

Bloomington's Subterranean Watering Hole

Weekly Events:

Industry Night starts at 9:30pm
April 1st Fresh Fest (Live Hip Hop Showcase)

Every Wednesday
"What do you know" Trivia
Games at 8pm & 9:30
Karaoke with David Walter 11pm

Every Thursday at 6pm Drag Queen Bingo Followed Live music entertainment by
April 3rd
 Wailon Smithers and Bike Speed Champion (9pm)
April 10th Poetry Reading (9pm)  Unions, Purple 7, Frankie and the Witchfingers (10pm)
April 24th Root Soother (CD Release) w/ local surf kids the Skeleton Men (9pm)

Dance Parties - Doors open at 9pm
April 4th  Andy D live preformance followed by a DJ Dance Set from Andy himself 
April 11th Prince vs Michael dance party
April 25th Riot Bootique  EDM (electric dance music) Party

Dance Parties - Doors open at 9pm
April 5th  New Wave Night Battle of the Decades 90s vs 80s
April 12th No Mercy: Dance Your Face OFF!!!
April 19th Transmission UK: New Wave Night/ All British Dance Party
April 26th Bust-a-Move: 90s Hip Hop Dance Party

Live Concerts- Doors at 9pm
April 6th Laugh Local Comedy Contest (7pm) followed by Live local music from Wet Heave and Alabama Legsweep
April 13th Laugh Local Comedy Contest (7pm) followed by Live local music 
April 20th A Murder Mystery Party
April 27th Laugh Local Comedy Contest Semi-finals (7pm) followed by Live local music from Songs for the Deaf: A tribute to Queens of the Stone Age

Capacity: 85 guests

Music, food and friends can collide in swinging speakeasy style at the Root Cellar Lounge in the lower level of FARMbloomington. This venue can host a variety of events for those desiring a slightly funky, unique, and definately fun atmosphere.

The space is creatively decorated with Chef Daniel's assortment of Americana, including an extensive beer can collection and a keepsake wine bottle display commemorating Orr family celebrations. Artist Gretchen Sigmund has created a mural for one wall with a scene that is no ordinary picnic!

The Root Cellar has several underground spaces available for private events: the Wine Cellar, Limestone Room, Parlor & Case Room.  The entire space may also be rented for larger cocktail parties and events. From Live Jazz & Blues Bands, DJ Dance parties, Karaoke, Rock & Roll Cover Bands & more, the Root Cellar offers a wide variety of entertainment that is available for special events.

Check out our events calendar for what's happening in the Root Cellar on a weekly basis.

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Spice up your life with the global flavors Chef Daniel loves to use in the kitchen.

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Real Food for Real People

Offering the best of Indiana's bountiful produce, Chef Daniel Orr infuses his creations with tastes from around the world.

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The FARMbar Philosophy

At FARMbar we pride ourselves on using fresh local ingredients to create exciting fresh cocktails. Local beers and spirits? We've got 'em! Extensive wine list? We've got that too!

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The People Behind It All

Meet Chef Orr and the rest of the team that worked together to bring FARM to life.

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