If you're unfamiliar with what the Thunderbird Theatre was, it exists where the Canopy Club now lives and has lived since 1998. Read that link to learn more about the history, dating back to Ray Timpone owning and opening the joint in 1966.

Seeing as how I have only been around Champaign-Urbana for the past decade, seeing throwbacks like this amuse me a great deal. So, for now, this is the one I'm talking about, straight from Champaign Urbana History.