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David Sedaris’ evening at the Virginia

David Sedaris’ evening at the Virginia
April 28, 2015

David Sedaris has a key to the city and promised to steal Champaign’s riches while its citizens sleep. The author was honored with the key by Mayor Don Gerard before his performance, “An Evening with...

Ellnora: Internationally-recognized guitar festival announces lineup

Legendary Louisiana-born bluesman Buddy Guy took the stage at ELLNORA in 2013 at the Krannert Center.
April 22, 2015

Three days. Seven locations. Twenty-nine performances. This is what music-lovers have to look forward to at the 2015 ELLNORA Music Festival. The annual event will be held Sept. 10 through Sept. 12 at the...

UI employee juggles work and Grammy-award-winning record label

Meagan Hennessey and Richard Martin stand with their
January 21, 2015

Meagan Hennessey is a manager of web services for the College of Business, updating websites and helping faculty with their sites. But what people may not know is that she won a Grammy — and may have...

Patty Griffin to bring musical storytelling to Canopy Club

Patty Griffin to bring musical storytelling to Canopy Club
February 5, 2014

For over 20 years, Grammy-winning artist Patty Griffin has been an active member of the folk music industry. Despite the constant change of the field, she has continued to produce and perform her own original...

Grammy-winning musician Darius Rucker headlines at State Farm Center

Grammy-winning musician Darius Rucker headlines at State Farm Center
January 29, 2014

Although loyal to his alma mater, University of South Carolina, musician Darius Rucker said there is a chance he might root for the Illini in the future. Rucker’s current “True Believers” tour will...

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