Best Valentine's Day shows in Indianapolis 2017
Aretha Franklin

Is there a better date night than a concert, especially for Valentine's Day? Concerts can make for a great romantic night out or a fun night on your own if you're single, and Indianapolis has some great ones to choose from, whether it's rock bands or soul icons performing for a good cause. Whether you're celebrating being single or cozying up to your significant other this Valentine's Day, find your favorite show, get your tickets, and have fun!

Chris Botti
Feb. 10 and 11 @ 8 p.m.
Hilbert Circle Theater
45 Monument Cir.
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Enjoy a concert from jazz trumpeteer Chris Botti and the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra with two performances prior to Valentine's Day, Feb. 10 and 11. Tickets range from $10 to $102.

Sixteen Candles
Feb. 10 @ 10 p.m.
The Vogue
6259 North College Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Band Sixteen Candles is bringing the music of the '80s' for Valentine's Day. Tickets are $10.

Aretha Franklin
Feb. 11 @ 8 p.m.
Indianapolis Marriott Downtown
350 W Maryland St.
Indianapolis, IN 46225

"Respect" singer and "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin--who recently announced she'll be retiring--will perform as part of the annual Giving Gig, a fundraiser to benefit Community Health Network’s Oncology Patient Assistance Fund, which provides cancer patients in financial need with $250 vouchers for food, gas, and medication. The concert includes a cocktail reception, dinner and both silent and lives auctions. Individual tickets are $500 and VIP couples' packages are $1,750, which include valet parking, an after-party, an overnight stay at the Indianapolis Downtown Marriott, and more. Tables for 10 are also available. Last year's concert raised $1.4 million.

Acoustic Stars & Guitars
Feb. 15 @ 7:30 p.m.
Murat Theatre at Old National Center
502 North New Jersey Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Hank FM presents a night of acoustic music featuring Hunter Hayes, Thompson Square, Tyler Farr and David Nail. Tickets start at $49.

Feb. 18 @ 9 p.m.
The Deluxe at Old National Center
502 North New Jersey Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Catch rock band COIN a few days after Valentine's Day, Feb. 18, at The Deluxe at Old National Center. Tickets are $12.