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Elsinore gears up for last show before winter hibernation

Elsinore gears up for last show before winter hibernation

By Mariah Schaefer

October 19, 2015

Behind a house located in a quiet Champaign neighborhood stands Perennial Sound Studio, where local band Elsinore will “hibernate” for the winter to continue work on their upcoming new record. The colorfully decorated studio, owned by Elsinore’s lead vocalist and guitarist Ryan Groff, will be 3 yea...

Real Estate, Elsinore start Pygmalion with chill sets

Real Estate, Elsinore start Pygmalion with chill sets

By Sarah Soenke

September 26, 2014

The 10th annual Pygmalion Festival kicked off Thursday night with both familiar and fresh faces. Beginning at 10 p.m. at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Elsinore opened for Real Estate with its tenth performance for the festival. At this point, the festival is as closely tied to Elsinore...

Local bands dominate Pygmalion Festival lineup

Local bands dominate Pygmalion Festival lineup

September 25, 2014

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...

Local bands reunite for a triple performance

Local bands reunite for a triple performance

August 28, 2014

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...