The University of Illinois bands are a beloved institution in Champaign-Urbana. Here is what they are doing this weekend:
7:30 p.m.: Illinois Wind Orchestra (conducted by Professor Barry L. Houser and graduate associate conductor Brian Coffill) with Normal West High School orchestra (contucted by Lisa Preston), Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts (visit http://www.krannertcenter.com  for ticket info).
1 p.m.: Basketball Band at Illini women's basketball game against Cardinal Stritch, State Farm Center
5 p.m.: Basketball Band at Illini men's basketball game against Northwood (Mich.), State Farm Center
Wednesday, NOV. 6
6:30 p.m.: Volleyball Band at Illini men's basketball game against Michigan, Huff Hall
Visit bands.illinois.edu for more information.