With the students being gone and The Canopy Club facing “structural instability”, there is a little less happening this week in terms of live music. That being said, there are still some really solid shows happening like Grandkids playing at The Accord on Tuesday and Jamey Johnson at The City Center on Thursday.
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New Tractor Kings album now available for streaming/download
Local alt-country/rock group Tractor Kings newest album Code is now available for streaming and download on Bandcamp. This is their fourth album, and their first since releasing Homesick all the way back in 2008. <a data-cke-saved-href=”http://tractorkings.bandcamp.com/album/code” href=”http://tractorkings.bandcamp.com/album/code”>Code by …
The Overture: March 14-20
Just because the U of I's spring break is coming up doesn't mean there isn't plenty of live music happening all this week and into the weekend- check out the full list within.
The Overture: March 7-13
Highlights from this week in C-U music include Chicago rockers Twin Peaks performing at The Accord on Wednesday, and the Monterey Jazz Festival at Krannert on Saturday evening.
What happened to the all-ages venues?
Having all-ages music venues is essential to having a thriving and inclusive music scene. Joe gets some input from a couple young folks who are very involved in the local music scene and gets their take.
Local rockers Copper Blue release new music
Local punk-rock group Copper Blue just released some new music via Kuloolu Records. The 4-track released is self-proclaimed Dinosaur Jr worship, so if that’s your thing then give Copper Blue a listen. <a data-cke-saved-href=”http://kuloolurecords.bandcamp.com/album/copper-blue-crawl-klr-010″ href=”http://kuloolurecords.bandcamp.com/album/copper-blue-crawl-klr-010″>Copper Blue …
Urbana Hootenanny to celebrate 4th year anniversary
The Urbana Hootennany hosted by the Rose Bowl Tavern in Downtown Urbana is celebrating four years of existence. Whether you are a hootennany regular or have never been, this Monday will be a great night …
The Overture: Feb. 29-Mar. 6
Not as much going on this weekend but still plenty of music to keep you busy this week – from Georgian polphyonic choral music on Monday, to a great hardcore punk show at the I4C on Sunday.
Tara Terra announces fundraiser in support of R.A.C.E.S.
Local band Tara Terra have announced via Facebook that 100% of the proceeds from all downloads on Bandcamp will be donated to R.A.C.E.S. (Rape Advocacy, Counseling, and Education Services), a local organization that is facing …
The Overture: February 22-28
Good mix of shows going on this week here in C-U featuring Bret Michaels, Whitey Morgan, and Haywyre.