ELLNORA is back again, and Smile Politely sat down with Krannert Center's Mike Ross and Bridget Lee-Calfas to talk about how the festival celebrates diversity, inclusivity, and exceptional guitarists.
Gavin chats with Jake Metz, the creator of Immersion Fest, a brand new, inclusive sound-experience festival coming to C-U at the start of May.
Record Store Day is almost here again. Here's what's happening this year.
John interviews Professor Bernhard Scully, former horn player of Canadian Brass, about his experiences in the ensemble and his current work at U of I.
Smile Politely chats with the executive director of DoCha about the free music festival's tenth anniversary, taking place this upcoming weekend at the Orpheum Children's Science Museum in downtown Champaign.
Austin sits down with Brooklyn-based duo Paris Monster in advance of their February 16th show at Blackbird in Urbana.
James chats with Winter Weekend co-organizer Charlie Harris ahead of next weekend's mini-festival in Downtown Urbana.
Ahead of this Saturday's farewell show, we chat with Isaac Arms of Heirship Records to talk about closing the books.
John sat down with current EMS director, Assistant Professor Eli Fieldsteel, to talk about the history of the EMS and the upcoming anniversary festival.
John speaks with C-U Folk and Roots Festival organizers Rob Krumm and Frances Harris about this year’s festival.
James chats with one of the Avett Brothers, Seth Avett, ahead of their performance later this week in Champaign.
To help you out ahead of this weekend's Matsuri Festival, we've provided some quick hits of info for the musical guests: Shonen Knife and the 18.104.22.168's.
In our Music section, you can find a wide variety of coverage on our scene — whether it is a review of a local artist’s new album, a preview of an upcoming performance in C-U, or something in between — we’ll keep you up to date.