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About The Trap

The Mousetrap is one of Indy’s oldest north side watering holes. Since 1957 we’ve been slinging strong drinks and serving up great food. In the early 70’s we began serving our famous beef stew and the same people come back time after time for another super hot helping.

In recent years we?ve added lots of TVs (20+), a 140″ Hi-def big screen, new windows, carpet and an overall make-over. The stew was brought back to it’s original recipe and the rest of the menu was revamped.

We now offer Huge Hot Wings, Hand Patted Burgers, Fresh Breaded Tenderloins, Pizza and a *Healthy Menu* as well as homemade daily specials such as Kanda’s Famous Meatloaf or Chicken Salad and our Homemade Soups.

With 4 pool tables, a pingpong table, video games, dart boards and dozens of board games, there is always something to do.

Most importantly, we brought in live original music. Concentrating on jam bands, we have played host to numerous up and coming bands from around the country, as well as many that are already very well established.

This place has a vibe and soul that’s electric. Bands can’t wait to come back and there are always more fans to greet them at their next show.

**Sundays- Enjoy a Bloody Mary w/ some Bluegrass. At 8pm, Flatland Harmony Experiment hosts an open session of kick-ass Bluegrass. In warm weather, we even jam out on the deck as we grill out. Yes, Sunday Funday indeed. Bring your instrument or voice and join in (no drums please).

**Mondays- At 7pm Indy’s Live Trivia hosts a musically inclined live trivia game for teams or individuals w/ cash payouts! Bring your friends in to see how much useless info is stored up in that melon. Then, at 10pm Red Rug Comedy hosts an open stage for some very good young local comedians.

**Tuesdays- Euchre Tourney At 7pm and – Bourbon For The Brain – Jazz For The Soul at 9pm – Rob Dixon heads up an all-star cast of Indy’s best musicians for a raucous night of Jazz, Soul and Rye. And we taste some great bourbons and whiskeys, with a new feature weekly.

** Wednesdays- at 9pm Adam Catron of The Twin Cats, Max Allen of MAB and Mikial Robertson(among others) host a Family Jam featuring some of the most accomplished musicians in the city in a freestyle format.

**Thursdays – INDY MOJO/ G9 Collective present Altered Thurzdaze!.. electronic, dubstep, broken beats, etc. from all over the country. We literally have to tighten all the light bulbs in the house before each show.

** And, of course, every Friday and Saturday we have the best Jam Bands around putting on the best live shows in the city!

The word is out! Come see for yourself.

Photography courtesy of C-Style Photography.

Events and drink specials:

Monday: Monday Night Live Trivia
Drinks: **$2.50 Domestic Bottles, $11 Domestic Buckets, $4 Guinness

Tuesday: Jazz/Soul Stage
Drinks: **$5 Select Premium Bourbons, $4 Bell’s Bottles

Wednesday: The Family Jam
Drinks: **$3 Well Drinks, $3.50 Import/Craft Bottles

Thursday: Altered Thurzdaze
Drinks: **$4 Jagermeister, $5 Jamesons, $2.50 Domestic Pints, $4.50 Import/Craft Pints

Friday: Show
Drinks: **$5 Long Islands, $6 Grateful Deads

Saturday: Show
Drinks: **$4 Jagermeister, $5 Jameson

Sunday: Bluegrass open jam and NFL Sunday
Drinks: **$4 Bloody Marys and Screwdrivers, $11 Domestic Buckets, $9 Domestic Pitchers, $5 Mimosas