Sometimes it’s good to be bad.
And we don’t mean the Michael Jackson, awesome kind of bad.
We mean fingernails-on-a-chalkboard bad.
Indiana State Museum representatives will present the free program, “Bad Indiana Music,” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Red Room of the Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 Fifth St. in Columbus.
Performers will offer live versions of such classic awfulness as “She’s a Corn-Fed Indiana Girl” and “Santa Claus Has Moved to Indiana.”
No word on whether Rudolph has taken a shine to the Hoosier state.
The songs are gleaned from the museum’s collection of late 19th and early 20th century sheet music. The presentation includes a sing-a-long and other audience participation opportunities (hint: practice your washboard skills). So come prepared for an all-lungs-out evening.
At the conclusion of the program, audience members choose a “bad” song to be retired from the performance for a year. The Bartholomew County Library Associates are sponsoring the program.
Information: 812-379-1266 or mybcpl.org.