On April 6, the Sunday Salon series at the Foellinger Great Hall featured a piano recital by the Ukrainian-born Vadym Kholodenko.
This greatly gifted pianist was the gold medal winner at the 14th Van Cliburn competition.
This week, Paul Wood chats with David Belcher, 21, who plays in Illini Contraband. The enormous band plays in Earth Week festivities.
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With the death of actor Mickey Rooney, the age of barn dance movies is officially over.
But the barn dance lives on.
The University of Illinois Employees Credit Union hosts the Allerton Barn Dance on Friday evening.
It features the BowDacious String Band from 6 to 7 p.m.; Sam Payne and Friends from 7 to 8 p.m.; and The Curses starting at 8 p.m.
They go by a catchy name, play a mean violin and like to celebrate with popsicles and a game of "Capture the Flag."
Introducing the Bow-Dacious String Band, a group of area kids who will knock your socks off if you catch them in concert. Your next chance is 6 p.m. Friday when they open Allerton's annual concert series at the Barn Dance.
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.
CHAMPAIGN — The Sudden Sound Concert Series will present the Chicago Underground Duo at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, C.
Q: Didn't Mickey Rooney, who died last week at age 93, perform here?