This sizeable week of live music is highlighted by some essential summertime events, such as the Hogchute Opry, Homer Soda Festival, and much more.
Sal muses on the splendid new offering by Tara Terra and talks to three of the band members in order to prep us for the album's release next week.
Blips and Chitz owns this week of shows, which also includes some Cowboy Monkey fun and the showing of a classic rockumentary.
Sal reviews the new album by The Autocorrect, a mixed-bag recording that ponders our digitized life.
Austin’s Master Tracks series returns with Ryan Groff of Perennial Sound Studio and how his various musical endeavors fronting the band Elsinore, teaching lessons, and engineering/producing at Perennial often dovetail.
Things are pretty sleepy this week after the exodus of the students, but there are still some shows that are worth checking out. More within.
Phillip chats with Kelsey Sharp, keyboardist and background vocalist of Tell Mama, about the band's impending breakup and her future endeavors ahead of the band's last show this evening at Cowboy Monkey.
Sal recaps last night's Tom Petty show at State Farm Center.
Casey chats with Sofar Sounds Champaign branch founder Landen Rosenbloom about the series of secret gigs that has brought intimate vibes to various spots across C-U.
Tom Petty highlights this week of shows, as well as a couple of beginnings and ends that coincide with the wrapping up of the school year. Full details within.
Our Music Section is one of our busiest and most dynamic. Here you will find previews and reviews of local shows, festivals, and albums, as well as interviews and profiles on musicians in C-U.