The 21st Show

Music of Mermaid Heaven


Mermaid Heaven is a band from Champaign. Earlier this year, Mermaid Heaven was one of the thousands of bands across the U.S. to submit a live performance to NPR Music’s Eighth Annual Tiny Desk Contest.

The 21st was joined by members of the band to discuss their inspiration and relationship to the music they make. 


Elizabeth (Eli) Amariah-Allen
Guitar, Synthesizer, Singer

James Treichler
Drummer, Engineer, Producer

Sam Srajer