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Local bands dominate Pygmalion Festival lineup

Local bands dominate Pygmalion Festival lineup

September 25, 2014


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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 and ‘90s due to internationally known acts such as REO Speedwagon, Poster Children, National Skyline and H...

OK Go to return to Canopy Club with visual fun, confetti

OK Go to return to Canopy Club with visual fun, confetti

By Rebecca Jacobs

September 11, 2014


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OK Go is not just the band of treadmill guys anymore.  This fall, the band is releasing their fourth album and will be performing at The Canopy Club on Saturday night at 9:30 p.m. Tickets for the show are $15. Damian Kulash, lead singer and guitarist of OK Go, said he thinks that the band’s treadmill music...

Local bands reunite for a triple performance

Local bands reunite for a triple performance

August 28, 2014


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New and long-standing local music fans can unite Friday for a nostalgic reunion show at Cowboy Monkey in downtown Champaign. Current local bands, Elsinore and Hathaways, will join Champaign-Urbana native band Grandkids, which will be making a trip from Chicago on Friday.  “The idea was to have an end...