It's a bonafide Urbana bash this week with Boneyard Arts Fest combining with First Fridays, not to mention the Victor Wooten Trio and a ton of super strong women performers. And that's just the beginning.
Posts by Julia McAnly:
The best of both worlds with Jonathan Richman
Julia introduces us to Jonathan Richman, both then and now, ahead of his show at The Accord tomorrow night.
C-U Folk and Roots Festival announces dates for 2017
The Champaign-Urbana Folk and Roots Festival organization have announced the dates for their event’s 2017 iteration. The ninth annual C-U Folk and Roots Fest will occur in November from Thursday the 2nd through Saturday the …
The Overture: Mar. 27-Apr. 2
Spring has officially sprung and everyone has come out to play, making up this completely stacked week of shows that features Green Day, Peter Frampton, Jonathan Richman, and so much more.
Dates for DoCha Chamber Music Festival 2017 announced
This year’s dates for the eighth iteration of Champaign’s DoCha chamber music festival have been solidified. DoCha will occur over the weekend of March 31 – April 2 at the Orpheum Children’s Science Museum Theater. …
Rapper Reuben X releases new single and video
Former C-U resident and hip-hop artist Reuben X has released a new single and video. Entitled “BIG DREAM$,” the song’s title establishes the artist’s larger than life personality off the bat, and its accompanying video …
The Overture: March 20-26
A full weekend at the IMC and some folk jams at Rose Bowl make for a fun time in Urbana this week. Find that and much more for your week of shows within.
The Underwerewolves release new video
Rockers, comic book authors and sci-fi enthusiasts The Underwerewolves have released a new video. “The Aliens Work for the Evil Boss” is the first release from their upcoming EP Adventures In Time, due out on …
We The Animals debut new music video
Dark indie band We The Animals have released their latest music video, debuted here first through Smile Politely. The official video for “The Skeleton & The Process” was directed by John Isberg and Swede Films …
Mother Nature to host Open Scene workshop and showcase
Integral C-U hip-hop group Mother Nature will be hosting a concert and workshop at Urbana’s Independent Media Center. The event will focus on the movement of knowledge through hip-hop music, and how it impacts each person …