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The sign in front of the Canopy Club located on Goodwin Ave. in the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign on Sunday, May 23, 2016.

How to get involved in Champaign’s music scene

By Christine Pallon, Buzz editor May 25, 2016

Champaign-Urbana has long been known for its vibrant music scene. Since REO Speedwagon’s formation here in 1967 (fun fact: there’s a street called REO Speedwagon Way in downtown Champaign), the town...

Cult classics bring unique horror to Shocktober

By Lillian Barkley October 14, 2015

There may not be a late-night double feature at the Art Theater this weekend, but there will be a time warp.Illini Student Musicals (ISM) will be performing “The Rocky Horror Show” at 10 p.m. Friday...

The band Nicky Davey performing at The Canopy Club on October 1, 2015.

Music review: "The Internet" brings new vibe to Canopy Club

By Frances Welch October 5, 2015

It goes without saying that The Canopy Club manages to book and promote a pretty diverse bill of artists each month; some acts are more surprising than others, considering certain artists’ large followings...

Detroit-based artist JMSN will perform at the Canopy Club this Wednesday at 8 p.m.

JMSN brings R&B sounds to Canopy

By Mara Shaprio September 1, 2015

For Detroit-based artist Christian Berishaj, also known as JMSN, music has always been an important part of his life. “It’s me. It’s JMSN,” he said. “There’s only one of me, and that’s what...

Dopapod to exhibit sound style at Canopy Club

Dopapod to exhibit ‘sound’ style at Canopy Club

By Rachel Bass Contributing writer October 5, 2014

The pressure to define a band may be felt in the musical industry today, especially with the growing amount of genres. But in the midst of the need for definition, some artists are solely interested in...

Five different music venues for University students to check out

Five different music venues for University students to check out

May 28, 2014

While Champaign-Urbana is most famously known for the Pygmalion Music Festival and Ellnora, there are plenty of opportunities to explore venues and see local artistson a daily basis.  The Canopy Club  From...

Students sit, bike and play games, filling the Quad on a warm afternoon on April 30.

Six hotspots on campus to make new friends and have a good time

May 28, 2014

Campus life can seem overwhelming when coming to the University as an incoming freshman, and making close friendships like those you once had in high school may feel impossible with so many strangers passing...

IndigoSun, a psychedelic dance music band, plays a show at Cubby Bear Wrigleyville in Chicago. The band played a show at Canopy Club on Thursday.

IndigoSun shares stage with BrainChild, plays to inspire

By Christino Olivo May 19, 2014

“All right, all right Champaign, we are IndigoSun,” said keyboardist of IndigoSun Kyle Liss to the audience at The Canopy Club. “We hope to make you dance, that’s definitely a goal. But by the...

The Art Theater in Champaign is an independent theater housed in a 100-year-old building.

A tale of two cities: Champaign vs. Urbana

February 11, 2014

Separated by an ever-powerful hyphen, Champaign and Urbana have completely different personalities. With two sides of a campus that are two different kinds of diverse, deciding where to live is an age-old...

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