In his mini-album "The Stone," Nashville musician David Olney retells the Easter story, never using the name Jesus while bringing to life other characters such as a donkey, a con man, a murderer and a soldier, according to fan Cynthia Voelkl, hostess of the Sandwich Life House Concerts. She can't believe Olney will perform Sunday at a church, St. Matthew Lutheran in Urbana.
The University of Illinois Black Chorus prepared for Sunday's performance alongside Foreigner much like the Illini's basketball team ahead of a Big Ten game.
"We watched tape," Ollie Watts Davis, the group's conductor, said. "(Foreigner) sent us video of other choirs singing with them, and we studied those."
The concert of the Sinfonia da Camera on March 13 was billed as "A Chamber Music Potpourri."
A while back, I promised you a list of my favorite concerts from those I've reviewed for The News-Gazette.
Here's your chance to see arena rock in an intimate setting.
Foreigner plays at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave., C.
More information is at thevirginia.org
Achieving fame is sweet, but it has its dangers as well. What happens when you're no longer in Foreigner? Sometimes good things, sometimes bad. Only leader Mick Jones remains in the band coming to the Virginia Theatre on Sunday. Here's what happened to the rest: