Bringing you the rundown on all the shows happening this good Mardi Gras week. Highlights this week include: SMACKRabbitJACK and co. at the Rose Bowl, UIUC grad Lara Driscol returns to drop an album, a bunch of Mardi Gras-related Jazz, and two Cipher Series events.
Breaking down this week in music in, about, and around C-U. Highlights include: a show at The Bird House, Hot Sauce Universe drops an album, an Acapalooza for music education, and some killer line-ups.
Providing you the run-down on the music events happening on, about, and around the C-U scene. Highlights include the million-and-a-half Valentine's day shows, LLYN's album release show, and The Great Cover Up.
The Overture is a rundown of what's happening in the music scene about and around C-U. Highlights this week include: Jupiter String Quartet, Sinfonia da Camera, Summer Camp On the Road Tour, The Great Cover-Up, and Good Morning Bedlam.
The Overture is your weekly playlist of all the music happening in and around C-U. This week's highlights include: Folk and Roots Winter Weekend (including The Chickadee Sermon's album release party), Silverweed, and the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra.
Coming to you after a long holiday weekend, The Overture brings you a run-down of this week's shows happening in and around C-U. Highlights include: Mungion and Dizgo, Mank and Sass, Us on the Bus presents, a house show at The Bird House, and Nectar.
Things are starting to heat back up following the winter/holiday break. This week's Overture highlights include: Meadowhawk, Unemployed Architects, Joe Stamm, and the multi-artists event, "Songs Don't Kill People."
We're all still recovering from our Holiday Hangovers, but that doesn't mean the music scene is waiting for us. This weekend is especially full of shows.
The Overture, where we compile this week's musical offerings. Highlights include: Grand Ambassador, The Bashful Youngens and South City Revival, and The Rose Bowl's mini-bluegrass fest, Vol. III.
Highlights from this week's Overture included: Primitive Lights, The Merry Travelers, a night of party punk, skipping finals, and one Bach cantata. Yep, a Bach canta -- just trust me, it's a worth it.
Your weekly round-up of the musical happenings in C-U and the surrounding areas. I've purposefully included a lot of College and University ensembles: these end-of-year concerts are often the best performances by some of the best (classical, jazz, etc.) musicians around.
This holiday week may look a little sparse, but the bands that are playing more than make up for it. Highlights include New Twang City, The Dry Look, Tractor Kings, and Power of Dusk.
In our Music section, you can find a wide variety of coverage on our scene — whether it is a review of a local artist’s new album, a preview of an upcoming performance in C-U, or something in between — we’ll keep you up to date.