Brown County Music Center designer & owner receive a prestigious construction industry award

BROWN CO. – The Brown County Music Center located in Nashville, Ind., congratulates its designer and owner following prestigious recognition from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), Indiana / Kentucky Division.

The awards for “Excellence in Merit Shop Construction” were given to Brown County Music Center Designer Miller Architects; Contractor Brandt Construction; and Brown County Music Center Owner, the Board of Commissioners of Brown County.

Doug Hardin

“Miller Architects is humbled to receive an award from our peers in the industry for the design of the Brown County Music Center,” said Project Manager & Designer Doug Harden. “The dream to replace a vital local facility could have never been achieved without our team of tireless local leaders. A true testament to what can be achieved when we work together. Thanks so much to all who were involved.”

Located in Nashville, Indiana, the Brown County Music Center is a visual and auditory masterpiece with cutting-edge design, bringing in nationally known performers and hosting local events. The 2,000-seat live performance venue, opened in August 2019, offers an incredibly intimate experience for each show. The farthest seat from the stage is only 106 feet away. Nestled on the banks of Salt Creek and located less than a mile from the largest state park in Indiana and the Village of Nashville, this indoor entertainment venue will host world-class rock, blues, country, pop, jazz, oldies, throwback artists, and more. 

Upcoming performances at the Brown County Music Center include:

  • Carrot Top – November 30
  • Warrant – December 4
  • Kenny G – December 5
  • Lindsey Stirling Christmas Program 2021 – December 6
  • Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live – December 8
  • 38 Special – December 9
  • Bloomington Symphony Orchestra – December 11
  • LeAnn Rimes Home for the Holidays Tour – December 14
  • The Beach Boys Holiday Harmonies Tour – December 19
  • Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s Wild & Swingin’ Holiday Party – December 22
  • Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band – December 31
  • The Mavericks – January 22
  • Emmylou Harris – February 2
  • Wynonna Judd with The Big Noise – February 5
  • British Invasion – March 12
  • Little Feat – March 13
  • Graham Nash: An Evening of Songs & Stories – March 27
  • Willie Nelson & Family – April 25
  • Gordon Lightfoot – May 20 

Tickets for concerts at the Brown County Music Center can be purchased at,, and at the venue box office (open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. via outdoor ticketing windows and phone sales at 812-988-5323. Any box office-related inquiries beyond purchasing tickets for an upcoming show should be directed to

The Brown County Music Center will adhere to federal, state, and local health and safety guidelines related to COVID-19 and follow a plan approved by local health departments. Please check for continuous health and safety updates.

About Brown County, Ind.: No matter what you’re looking for, escape comes naturally in Brown County. Eclectic boutiques and galleries, breathtaking scenery, welcoming accommodations, and endless outdoor adventures await in one of America’s original artists’ colonies. From art to the great outdoors, there’s something for everyone to enjoy, and for most, it’s only a short drive away. Unplug from daily life and reconnect with one another as you experience the rustic beauty and artisanal charm of Brown County. Plan your escape today…you’ll be glad you did.

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