Gallery talk to focus on C-U music scene
CHAMPAIGN — Several members of the local music scene will participate in a gallery talk about the C-U music scene, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth St., C.
Tom Broeske, Paul Faber, Jim Hewitt, Rose Marshack, Della Perrone, Mark Rubel, Paul Sabuco, Phil Strang and Rick Valentin will be part of the free-form discussion" "Rising from the Ashes of Disco: Urbana-Champaign's Music Scene during the 1980s and Early 1990s."
"Each of these individuals will provide a very unique perspective of our community's music scene and to my knowledge this is the first time they've come together to talk about it," said Scott Schwartz, director of the center.
Admission is free.
After the talk, visitors may tour the exhibit of Della Perrone's photographs, "Live from the Crossroads: A Snapshot of Champaign-Urbana's Local Music Scene 1981-1986."