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.
A decade of music has passed, and while there's a ton to unpack here, here's what we have determined to be the best of the last ten.
Brigid Young reviews Peach Pit's night at Foellinger Auditorium.
Performing works by Aaron Jay Kernis, Béla Bartók, and Johannes Brahms, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra display their mastery at combining emotive force with formal ingenuity.
Joe Ingolia sits down with Sarah Cramer to discuss her craft and upcoming projects.
Rob Krumm, one of the chief organizers of the C-U Folk and Roots Festival, kindly answers some of John’s questions about this year’s festival.
Austin sits down with Pelican’s Trevor De Brauw in advance of their show at the Loose Cobra on Friday night.
Another magnificent ELLNORA came and went, and here's what we caught from this past weekend's jam-packed program.
John speaks with David Spelman, Artistic Director of ELLNORA: The Guitar Festival, about its origins as well as this year’s themes and performers.
A member of the Beatles performs in Champaign, plus plenty of other options for live music in and around C-U this week.
A ton of excellent options this week in and around C-U for live music, check out the rundown in this week's Overture.
Check out what's happening in the live music world locally this week.
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.