This week brings Midwest hip-hop to the forefront, while also featuring Allerton Park's first attempt at a multi-day music festival, the Prairie Sky Music Festival. As always, C-U never disappoints its music fans, make sure to catch a show or two this week.
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Stewart Arp releases Lost at Sea along with music video
Stewart Arp is a fairly new name in the C-U music scene, having recently graduated from UIUC this past spring. He’s still sticking around the area playing at Friday Night Live and anywhere that will …
Baroque Artists of C-U appoint Joseph Baldwin as new Music Director
The Baroque Artists of C-U (BACH), C-U’s premier chamber choir, is in the midst of adding to the strong foundation of their program. As they make some very important changes, they welcome their new Music …
Young Democrats hosting Women in Politics Panel August 13th
This Sunday at the Champaign Public Library current and past elected government officials will be speaking at a public panel about women in politics, hosted by the Champaign County Young Democrats. These officials inlcude State …
The Overture: August 7-13
The summer may be drawing to a close, but the music never stops in C-U. There's something for everyone this week, but C-U Days and its gospel festival, along with many other activities, is definitely a highlight for this week.
The Overture: July 31-August 6
Espresso Royale continues to host bangers for shows while Library House hosts its final show to date. The C-U music scene is an ever-changing one, and we're grateful for that. The summer may be slowing winding down, but that doesn't mean the music has to stop.
New outfit Designer Dog releases single
New alternative/garage rock band, Designer Dog releases their first ever single today, “White Picket Fence.” The band consists of members from Finer Feelings and ex members of Penny Horses, not making this their first go …
Tigerbeat “breaks” into new album
Local indie/folk band, Tigerbeat, recently released a teaser for their new album Breaking Away, showing a tiny glimpse of John Isberg in front of the camera for once. It gives a deeper look into the studio work …
The Overture: July 24-30
Tons of music related events going on this week. The start of the Champaign County Fair brings in bigger acts and the normal venues throughout C-U continue to do their thing.
SvenStock 2017: Binding together to support fighters and survivors
SvenStock approaches its third consecutive year as we get closer to August. We caught up with Sven Johnson to see what this event was all about.