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Entertainment listings, Feb. 14-21

A listing of events, provided by the venues. In case of an error, please click here to email online editor Mike Howie.

John Frayne: Hobson handles Brahms with aplomb

Ian Hobson went "Gypsy" in the Feb. 5 concert in his Complete Solo and Chamber Music for Piano of Johannes Brahms series.

Umphrey's McGee, bassist show staying power

URBANA — The rest of the band calls Ryan Stasik "Umphrey's McGee's Cal Ripken."

The bassist and founding member is the Iron Man equivalent of the baseball legend who broke Lou Gehrig's longevity record.

Over 15 years and 120 shows a year, Stasik and his five-string are a constant in Umphrey's McGee, which will play a sold-out show at the Canopy Club in Urbana on Sunday.

Foghorn Stringband returns to C-U on Wednesday

URBANA — The Champaign-Urbana Folk and Roots Festival will present the Foghorn Stringband at 7 p.m. Wednesday at The Iron Post with special guests The Yellow Jacket Stringband.

The cover charge is $10. The Iron Post is at 120 S. Race St., U.

Lake Land community choir practices begin this month

MATTOON — Rehearsals for the Lake Land College Community Choir are set to begin Feb. 19 to prepare for a performing opportunity in cooperation with the Eastern Illinois University Symphony Orchestra and choirs from the Mattoon middle and high schools.

Sweet Honey music a sound worth craving

URBANA — They've performed for 40 years, including at the White House; received a Grammy Award nomination; and collaborated with the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater.

Yet the powerful, versatile and talented all-female a cappella group Sweet Honey in the Rock is not a household name. Original member Carol Maillard said that makes no sense because the group is so "formidable."

John Frayne: Jasper Quartet offers delightful performances of pieces old and new

The Jasper String Quartet, winner of the 2012 Cleveland Quartet Award, played a varied program Jan. 27 at the Sunday Salon concert in the Foellinger Great Hall at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.

Entertainment listings, Feb. 7-14

A listing of events, provided by the venues. In case of an error, please click here to email online editor Mike Howie.

Clubs listings Feb. 7-14

A listing of events, provided by the venues. In case of an error, please click here to email online editor Mike Howie.

Country-music show set Sunday in Philo

PHILO — The Philo Country Music Show is set for 3 p.m. Sunday at the R.E. Franks Meeting Center, 803 Madison St..