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Nate Ruess, lead singer of fun., to perform at Foelllinger

Nate Ruess of the band Fun performs during the Inaugural Ball on Monday, January 21, 2013 in Washington, D.C. 

By Daily Illini Staff Report

September 15, 2015

Indie-pop vocalist Nate Ruess, and lead singer of the band fun., will take the stage at Foellinger Auditorium Oct. 11 in a show organized by Star Course, the University’s student-run concert productions and promotions group.The singer topped the charts with the band's album Some Nights a...

First annual Spring Jam concert brings B.o.B., Timeflies

Timeless lead singer, Cal Shapiro, freestyle raps a song about the University during Spring Jam at the Main Quad on Sunday.

April 27, 2015

A location students usually use to study and commute to class was converted into a stage and outdoor concert venue Sunday afternoon. The University’s first annual Spring Jam concert hosted well-known artists B.o.B. and Timeflies. The Illini Union Board, State Farm Center and Star Course hosted the...

Mac DeMarco creates intimate solo act at Foellinger

October 30, 2014

Mac DeMarco’s strong vocals were in full throttle last night as he performed a rare solo show at the Foellinger Auditorium. Without any additional instrumental backing, DeMarco held together a beautiful, raw set for the couple hundred audience members that spread out through the main floor and balcony...

Sky Ferreira to perform at Foellinger Auditorium

October 23, 2014

After touring on former Disney star Miley Cyrus’ Bangerz Tour, Sky Ferreira’s synthpop and indie rock style hit the mainstream. At 8 p.m., the singer-songwriter will take to the stage at Foellinger Auditorium for the first time.  Star Course, a Registered Student Organization that brings some of the best obt...

Q & A with Phantogram’s Sarah Barthel

Phantogram, a dream-pop, electronic-rock duo, will visit Virginia Theatre on Wednesday night for a show presented by Star Course.

By Alexander Vassiliadis

April 9, 2014

For the electronic-rock duo Phantogram, 2014 has been a long-awaited return to promoting an album release.  Nearly four years after their 2010 debut album, “Eyelid Movies,” the band released “Voices” as their most recent full-length studio album on Feb. 18. It quickly made its way to the numbe...