CHAMPAIGN — REO Speedwagon will return to its hometown with a Nov. 9 concert at the Virginia Theatre.
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 3 at the Virginia box office, online at TheVirginia.org or by phone at 217-356-9063.
Prices are $59.50, $79.50 and $99.50.
You've got classic rock bands, an entire folk festival, corn dripping with butter, a classic car show and plenty of free activities to keep the kids busy, so there's no reason not to attend the Urbana Sweetcorn Festival.
Downtown Urbana will be hopping Friday from 5 to 11 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
C.U. Bands and Fans' Terry Brown chats with Sara Siders-Hall of Upshot.
CHAMPAIGN — The new band director at the University of Illinois is finally all moved in to his office at the Harding Band Building. And, like others before him, Stephen Peterson isn't planning on leaving any time soon.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Jon Bon Jovi says he rebooked a canceled Vancouver show at a new venue because he didn't want to disappoint fans in the city he called home for six years.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Stevie Wonder performed free pop-up concerts in Washington, Philadelphia and New York this week in advance of a new tour.
The D.C. Office of Motion Picture and Television Development says Wonder performed a few songs at the D.C. Armory Mall on Aug. 17. The first 1,000 people got doughnuts.
Sometimes the game is really exciting, and sometimes less so. The marching band has the job of choosing songs and tempos to try to keep those spirits up no matter what is happening on the field — all while marching and forming intricate patterns.