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Tito Carillo plays in the Utopian Songwriting performance at the Iron Post in Urbana on Friday, Apr. 8

Jazz performance showcases impact of music during Brazil's military dictatorship

By Sarah Kats April 12, 2016

As the humming of people filled the Iron Post on Friday, their spirits seemed to already be permeated by the energy of the music that followed. They gathered to revisit the songwriting of jazz musicians...

Student with ties to San Bernadino to hold benefit

By Lilly Mashayek December 10, 2015

A benefit concert for the victims of the San Bernardino shootings on Dec. 2 will be held on Saturday Dec. 12 at 7 at the Red Herring cafe in Urbana. The concert is being organized by Justin McAdara, second-year...

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...

David Spelman backstage with Daniel Lanois at Ellnora 2013.

Ellnora: Strumming the chord of diversity

By Frances Welch September 8, 2015

Stretching back to the 16th century, the guitar has evolved as much as the timeline of human history. Originating from what was once called a long-neck lute, today’s modern counterpart has developed...

Meagan Hennessey and Richard Martin stand with their

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

By Annabeth Carlson 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...

The eighth year of the Allerton Music Barn Festival in Monticello kicks off tomorrow with Jupiter Plus at 7:30 p.m. The annual festival has become popular in the area and typically sells out each season. Tickets can be purchased online at allertonmusicbarn.com

Allerton Barn Music Festival returns for eighth season

By Rebecca Jacobs September 17, 2014

No, there won’t be a chorus of moos and oinks echoing from livestock at the 2014 Allerton Music Barn Festival. Instead, live performances of string, brass and other instruments will fill the barn, engaging...

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