MONDAY, May 7th

Robert Hunter

► Exile on Main Street // free // 6 p.m.

The Messthetics, The Poison Arrows, Hung, Disorganizer

► nightshop in Bloomington // $10 // 7 p.m.

La Louve, Toxic Womb

► Casa De Sasha // $5-$7 // 7:30 p.m.

This is La Louve's last show locally (for now), and this is "Hardcore Confusion gig vol. 7". The band is made up of members of Spandrels and Nectar, and they are joined by Toxic Womb, and a band to be announced still. Listen to La Louve's material here.

TUESDAY, May 8th

Southern City

► Clark Bar // free // 6:30 p.m.

Crystal Rebone Trio

► The Iron Post // cover unknown // 7 p.m.

Eli Young Band, Brown & Gray

► Grange Grove // $20 // 7:30 p.m.

The Struts, The Glorious Sons, Spirit Animal

► The Castle Theatre in Bloomington // $22.50 advance/$25 door // 8 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, May 9th

Mank & Sass

► Clark Bar // free // 6 p.m.

Ian Shepherd, James Jones, Mitchell Killough

► Blackbird // free // 8 p.m.

On The Cinder, Gutter Villain, Morgan and the Freemen

► nightshop in Bloomington // $5 // 8:30 p.m.

THURSDAY, May 10th

Stacy M. Doty and Wendy Dexter

► Riggs // free // 6 p.m.

Tom Brewer, Bob Watson, Matt Stewart

► Clark Bar // free // 6 p.m.

Marathon, Nick Keeling, Fritz Pape, Rest You Sleeping Giant

► Ghost Planet // $7 // 8 p.m.

Jon Langston, Ben Gallaher

► The City Center // $10-$15 // 8:30 p.m.

Tundrastomper, Bottom Bracket, Netochka

► Chez BonBon // $5 suggested donation // 8 p.m.

DJ Belly

► Blackbird // free // 9 p.m.

FRIDAY, May 11th

Brad Wheeler Group

► Blackbird // free // 5 p.m.


Basement, Citizen, Pronoun, Souveniers

► The Castle Theatre in Bloomington // $18 advance/$20 door // 6:30 p.m.

Rock/punk fans, check this one out just down the road at the Castle on Friday night. UK punk outfit Basement has teame dup with stateside crew Citizen for this co-headlined show. This show would make for a rowdy start to the weekend.

JMT Trio 

► Clark Bar // free // 6:30 p.m.


Zigtebra, Black Mange, Stolen Boats, Birthday Cookie, Voidbringer

► Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center // $5-$8 // 7 p.m.

Synthpop outfit out of Chicago, Zigtebra, hits the IMC with a slew of others, local and non, on Friday night. Check out "Greatest Love", a track released by the band late last year. Emily Rose and Joe Zeph wrote a song and music video every month in 2017, which you can watch here.

Ryan Groff (of Elsinore), Prevelance, Simpleton & Co.

► Sipyard // free // 7 p.m.

Hank Williams Tribute

► Rose Bowl Tavern // $10 // 8 p.m.

Megaphonix, Shae District, Empath, SPRK

► The Canopy Club // $5 advance/$7 door // 9 p.m.

Transit Brass

► The Iron Post // $5 // 9 p.m.

DJ Tim Williams

► Blackbird // free // 9 p.m.

Lou DiBello

► Tin Roof Tavern // free // 9 p.m.

Candy Foster

► Memphis on Main // cover unknown // 10 p.m.

SATURDAY, May 12th

John Coppess & Friends

► Clark Bar // free // 6:30 p.m.

Brock Zeman and Blair Hogan

► Sandwich Life House // $20 donation // 7 p.m.

Timbalu

► The Iron Post // cover // 9 p.m.

DJ Tim Williams

► Cowboy Monkey // free // 10 p.m.

Dogs With Hands

► Memphis on Main // cover unknown // 10 p.m.

SUNDAY, May 13th

There are no shows scheduled for May 13th

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

Have a show you think we should know about? Email us at music@smilepolitely.com with the details.