The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

Bob the Drag Queen poses for a photo. He will be performing Saturday at The Canopy Club as a part of Pygmalion.

Bob the Drag Queen makes Urbana debut at Pygmalion

By Becca Bertram, Staff Writer September 23, 2021

Bob the Drag Queen, or Christopher Caldwell, is coming to The Canopy Club to perform a comedy show from his HBO series and specials. Bob said he strives to connect with the student population and showcase...

buzz staff share Pygmalion 2021 picks

buzz staff share Pygmalion 2021 picks

By buzz Staff September 23, 2021

Pygmalion has arrived, and so has buzz's excitement for the festival. After the lack of musical performances and a normal Pygmalion last year, many community members are excited for the festival's return,...

Black Pumas perform a set at the Rose Bowl Tavern on Sept. 26. as a part of the Pygmalion Music Festival. This year, participants will have access to live streams on Zoom, YouTube and Facebook from Sept. 24 to 26 and all events are free or “pay what you can.”

Pygmalion returns to Urbana, features LGBTQ+ artists

By Julia Youman, Staff Writer September 21, 2021

After going virtual for a year, Champaign-Urbana’s indie-music festival, Pygmalion, is back in person with multi-platinum artist Tinashe headlining and Rupaul’s Drag Race Champion Bob the Drag Queen...

The band members of Nectar pose for a photo. Nectar will be performing at Pygmalion Thursday.

Nectar prepares for Pygmalion, reflects on summer shows

By Sydney Wood, Assistant buzz Editor September 17, 2021

Over the past year, there has been an absence of shows, which has put many musicians and artists temporarily out of commission. This is not the case for Champaign’s own indie-punk band, Nectar, who has...

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