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Mid By Midwest Productions, focuses on crafting your creative entertainment solutions.

We produce a variety of different customizable events perfect for private parties, corporate events, holiday parties, fundraisers, and more. Whether you're looking to test your knowledge in our weekly trivia events or dress up with items from your favorite era and solve a murder mystery crime, MxMW Productions is the perfect addition to your event.

Mid by Midwest Productions strives to continue Bloomington, Indiana's long and rich tradition of incredible music, art, and community.

Past and Present Clients

Nonprofits & Fundraisers

MidWay Music Speaks

Middle Way House

St. Jude's Children's Hospital

IU Media School

IU Maurer School of Law


Arts Alliance of Greater Bloomington

Democratic Women's Caucus


Friendly Beasts Cider

King Dough Pizza

Upland Brewing Company

Scholar's Inn

Danny Boy Draftworks

Oliver Winery

Phillip Morris

Venues & Bars

The Bluebird

Cardinal Spirits

The Video Saloon

Rhino's All Ages 

Serendipity Martini Bar

The Player's Pub

The Root Cellar

Bear's Place

Uncle Festers 

Second Story

Orbit Room

About the Founder


Moving to Bloomington to attend Indiana University, MxMW's founder Josh Johnson is an alumnus of the Communication and Culture department. For over a decade, he was a talent buyer, venue manager, and booker for many local establishments including: Uncle Festers, Second Story, Jake's Nightclub, The Root Cellar, and more.


In addition to his running Mid By Midwest, Josh currently serves as the VP of the Board for MidWay Music Speaks, an Advisory Board member for the Arts Alliance of Greater Bloomington, and as a committee member of the Sophia Travis Community Services Grant Program.

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