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Bands play covers for charity at The High Dive

Sixteen Tons performed last Thursday at The Highdive as part of the 24th annual Great Cover Up. It was the band's first show in 20 years.
January 20, 2015

For two weekends in January at The Highdive in downtown Champaign, the 24th annual Great Cover Up — a benefit for regional charities — brings together local acts, new and old, to transform into tribute...

Local bands dominate Pygmalion Festival lineup

The 92s
September 25, 2014

With Chicago being known as the breeding ground for Midwest music, smaller towns, such as Champaign-Urbana, can be excluded from the Chicago spotlight.  Having received more notoriety in the late ‘80s...

Will Krug finds time for baseball, life with the help from those closest

Illinois' Will Krug (40) hits the ball during the game against Indiana State at Illinois Field on Tuesday, Mar. 18, 2014. The Illini won 8-0.
May 8, 2014

Will Krug sinks back into the couch cushions in his apartment late Monday night and thinks about the most challenging part of his life.  He pauses for a moment before answering, considering everything...

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