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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...

Talking Heads cover band to play The Canopy Club

Talking Heads cover band to play The Canopy Club

May 1, 2014

On Friday night, Canopy Club will host This Must Be The Band, a Talking Heads cover band from Chicago. This Must Be The Band, headed by lead guitar and vocalist Charlie Otto, was formed back in 2007 through a series of Craigslist inquiries for band mates and, perhaps, some forces of fate.  Friday ni...