The opening act: Upshot

The opening act: Upshot

Before the Ellnora Guitar Festival in September 2013, Sara Hall, frontwoman for the funk band Upshot, gave us a video interview in which she talked about why she and her band moved to Champaign-Urbana.

One reason: Her father, Bruce Hall, grew up in Champaign; he has been since 1977 the bass guitarist for REO Speedwagon. To see the video, go to

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