The Overture is a rundown of live music and performances happening in Champaign-Urbana (and the outskirts) each week. All of the information is as accurate as we can publish; however, all shows and performances are subject to change at any time. Thank you for understanding.

Did we miss something this week? Have a show coming up you think we should know about? Email us at music@smilepolitely.com with the details.

Monday, January 6th

Urbana Hootenanny

► Rose Bowl Tavern // Free // 8 p.m.

Thursday, January 9th

Dave-n-Lisa

► Boomerangs // Free // 6 p.m.

Lou DiBello

► Baxter’s // Free // 6 p.m.

Ike, Josh and Joey, Riley J. Carey, Franky and the Plexicats, Chico, Schwook’d b2b Jodah

► nightshop // donations expected // 8:30 p.m.

Friday, January 10th

Brad Wheeler Group

► Blackbird // Free // 5 p.m.

AraizA

► nightshop // $6 // 7:30 p.m.

Image: A black and white photo of a close-up of a man's hands playing a white Stratocaster guitar. Photo from the Impala's at Huber's Facebook event page.

The Impalas

► Huber’s West End // Free // 8 p.m.

Local blues group The Impalas will be playing a Huber's West End Store. If you haven't taken a chance on Texas-style or Roadhouse Blues, it's time for you to take the plunge.

Broken Prairie

► Rose Bowl Tavern // $5 // 9 p.m.

Saturday, January 11th

Ther’Up.Y!

► Lincoln Square Mall // Free // 10 a.m.

Black-Eyed Lillies

► Iron Post // Free // 6 p.m.

Hot Sauce Universe

► Neil St. Blues // Free // 7 p.m.

New Twang City

► Huber’s West End // Free // 8 p.m.

Image: A black and white photo of Andy Moreillon standing with his guitar, smiling. Text on the image reads: Andy Moreillon, andymomusic.com, soulful rock & roll, one-man-band. Photo from the Andy Mo at Pour Bros. Facebook event page.

King T'z

Rose Bowl Tavern // Free // 8 p.m.

Andy Mo

► Pour Bros. // Free // 8:30 p.m.

One-man-band Andy Moreillon will be posting up in Champaign's Pour Bros. Craft Taproom this Saturday. Andy Mo will be playing his style of Swamp Rock and Country Soul. Come try a new beer and enjoy the tunes.

Sunday, January 12th

Image: Members of Papashoy grouped together on a porch in autumn. Three members stand behind  three members sitting on a porch swing. Photo from Papashoy at the Rose Bowl Tavern Facebook event page.

Papashoy

► Rose Bowl Tavern // Free // 7 p.m.

There's nothing quite like the music of the "old country" to help melt away some of your winter blues. Papashoy, Urbana's own Klezmer band, will be playing the Rose Bowl Tavern, bringing the Eastern European heat. Donations and dancing are encouraged! 

Top image: A black and white photo of a close-up of a man's hands playing a white Stratocaster guitar. Photo from the Impala's at Huber's Facebook event page.