On Sunday, August 6th at 6 p.m. there will be a jazz benefit show for WEFT Community Radio at The Iron Post. The show will include many local, talented jazz musicians such as José Gobbo, …
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The Overture: July 17-23
This week brings you a variety of shows and performances across C-U. Go to one, go to them all, you won't be let down with either decision.
Oktstonerfest returns to the Loose Cobra
Oktstonerfest has become an annual tradition at the Loose Cobra, sporting heavier styles of music, mostly metal. The festival includes a full day of music, sour kraut, and tons headbanging, Bavarian themed. Last years lineup …
The Bashful Youngens release “Hand In Mine” music video
The Bashful Youngens recently worked with John Isberg of Swede Films to produce their newest music video, “Hand In Mine.” The song comes from their newest EP inflorescent which was released just this past March. The …
Bookmobile! goes west on month long tour
Bookmobile! just released their album, Rocket To The Moon. Last Saturday they had an album release party which doubled as Fringe Fest at Bentley’s Pub and the first date (July 8th) of their monster tour. …
A C-U guide to Pitchfork 2017
2017 brings a greate lineup for the Pitchfork Music Festival. Here are our favorites from that lineup paired with some C-U bands.
The Overture: July 10-16
This week begs you to come to the streets of downtown Champaign. Streetfest takes place on Saturday and Friday Night Live continues to bring great local musicians to the street corners as well.
The Overture: July 5-9
This week is a little shorter than normal due to the holiday, but not lacking in shows one bit. A new venue brings shows to the downtown Urbana scene, Blackbird, hosting weekly musical performances. Keep your week exciting by checking out any number of local events listed.
Girls Rock! C-U host girls and ladies music workshops
Girls Rock! C-U just announced that they will be hosting two workshops this summer for girls, transgender folks, and gender conforming folks ages 10 to 14 and 18+. Girls Rock! C-U’s goal is to “create a …
Exile on Main covers Radiohead this Saturday, July 8th
This Saturday, July 8th at 2 p.m., Exile on Main invites local musicians to cover a range of Radiohead songs, see the event page here. Feel free to “creep” on over Saturday to enjoy the …