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Allerton Barn Music Festival returns for eighth season

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 audience members in a rustic setting. Now in its eighth year, the annual Allerton Music Barn Festival...

R&B artist SoMo to perform at The Canopy Club

R&B artist SoMo to perform at The Canopy Club

By Alexander Vassiliadis

April 29, 2014

Originally a rhythm and blues cover artist on YouTube, SoMo is now spreading beyond the Internet. SoMo is a R&B and pop singer-songwriter on Republic Records. His videos quickly gained traction, with upward of 4 million views on his most-viewed video — a cover of Drake’s “Take Care.” SoMo’...