Breaking down this week in music in, about, and around C-U. Highlights include: a show at The Bird House, Hot Sauce Universe drops an album, an Acapalooza for music education, and some killer line-ups.
Posts by Benjamin S. Holbrook:
The Overture: February 10-16
Providing you the run-down on the music events happening on, about, and around the C-U scene. Highlights include the million-and-a-half Valentine's day shows, LLYN's album release show, and The Great Cover Up.
Sinfonia da Camera to present “Melodies and Mallets” on February 8th
Ben introduces you all to Sinfonia da Camera, one of C-U's most accomplished chamber groups.
Review: Winter Weekend 2020 wraps up at the Rose Bowl Tavern
Ben reviews his experience at the Rose Bowl Tavern on Saturday night for the final performances of C-U Folk and Root's Winter Weekend event.
The Overture: February 3-9
The Overture is a rundown of what's happening in the music scene about and around C-U. Highlights this week include: Jupiter String Quartet, Sinfonia da Camera, Summer Camp On the Road Tour, The Great Cover-Up, and Good Morning Bedlam.
The Blue Room Percussion Studio opens in Champaign
Local percussionist and educator, Ian Shepherd, is now accepting students at their new studio space, The Blue Room Percussion Studio. Blue Room will be accepting students of all skill levels for lessons in drum kit …
HAL9K releases EP Bicycle Day
Local artist and producer Adam Meixner has released a new EP under his performing name HAL9K. Bicycle Day, which dropped on January 23rd, showcases HAL9K’s club-ready, indietronica sound. Check out the release below. Top Image: …
Trouble Chasin’ release video for “Wrong System”
Local group Trouble Chasin’, the collaboration between Chase Baby and Sandman Slim (formerly known as Truth AKA Trouble), have released their second music video for their song, “Wrong System.” The video, produced by Chicago’s Smoke …
The Chickadee Sermon releasing new album Town to Town February 1st
Folk group The Chickadee Sermon is releasing a new album, Town to Town. Recorded with Ryan Groff at Perennial Sound Studios, the album will feature 10 tracks by the quartet. The band is having an album release …
C-U Folk and Roots Winter Weekend is coming up
The fourth annual C-U Folk and Roots Festival’s Winter Weekend event is coming up this coming weekend, January 30th-February 1st. The festival will alternate between the Rose Bowl Tavern (Thursday and Sunday) and The Iron …