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The Overture


The Overture: January 17-22

The Overture is a rundown of live music and performances happening in and around Champaign-Urbana each week. All of the information is as accurate as we can publish; however, all shows and performances are subject …

The Overture: January 9-15

The Overture is a rundown of live music and performances happening in and around Champaign-Urbana each week. All of the information is as accurate as we can publish; however, all shows and performances are subject …

The Overture: December 12-18

Half House Studios, Emily Anne and Friends, The Interdisciples, and more this week in live music.

The Overture: December 5-11

NOLA's last week, the C-U Symphony holiday concert, and much more this week in live music. 

The Overture: November 28-December 4

Lots of exciting shows this week including The NYChillharmonic, The Slaps, Rail Fest, and many more. 

The Overture: November 21-27

Despite the quieter week due to the holiday, there are still plenty of shows to see, so grab the in-laws and go listen to some music. 

The Overture: November 14-20

Many local favorites return for a week of live music including Silverweed, Sass, Hot Club of Urbana, and more.

The Overture: November 7-13

An EP release show from Edna, OTNES returns home, Here Come the Mummies, and more. It's a good week for live music.