Music

Music

#TheMJs, Sept. 22, 2017

On Fridays, staff writer Marcus Jackson (@MarcusJ_NG) provides a glance at the best Twitter has to offer.

Nightlife listings, Sept. 21-28, 2017

THURSDAY, Sept. 21

BAXTER'S AMERICAN GRILLE: Nick Ailes, 6 p.m.

BLACKBIRD URBANA: Live Music Thursdays with Bones Jugs,9 p.m.

CANOPY CLUB: Snayl, 7:30 p.m.; Wertico, Cain and Gray, 8:30 p.m.; CJ Run, midnight; Smino, 1 a.m.

Entertainment listings, Sept. 21-28, 2017

EVENTS

This weekend

PYGMALION FESTIVAL

Notes-Worthy: Brand New Sky

C.U. Bands and Fans' Terry Brown chats with Brand New Sky

Brand New Sky is new to the C-U Music Scene, but I have a feeling you are not new musicians. Tell us about each member in the band.

Ever-growing Pygmalion adds 24-hour hackathon for 13th year

CHAMPAIGN — Now in its 13th year, the Pygmalion Festival this weekend will bring in many top indie-music acts.

But, as you might know, Pyg is more than a music festival.

Celebrating the university town in which it started, Pygmalion features other components — food, technology, literature and things handmade — plus a 24-hour hackathon, new this year.

John Frayne: Ellnora concert intimate, delightful

Young, Australian-born guitarist Alberta Khoury gave a recital as part of the massive Ellnora the Guitar Festival at the Krannert Center last weekend. Her recital, on Sept. 16, was in the Studio Theatre, in club-style, which meant that food and drinks were available, and the audience was seated at mini, candlelit tables.

Top of the Morning, Sept. 17, 2017

Enddy Almonord typically spends Thanksgiving Day with family: at the dinner table, movie theater and shopping mall.

Not this year.

Country singer Justin Moore coming to State Farm Center in November

CHAMPAIGN — Country singer Justin Moore announced Friday night that he'll make a stop in Champaign in a couple months as part of his nationwide tour.

Moore is set to perform Nov. 3 at State Farm Center. Tickets go on sale Sept. 28.

Entertainment listings, Sept. 14-21, 2017

EVENTS

This weekend

CU PRIDE FESTIVAL AND PARADE