Robbie Fulks and Linda Gail Lewis in studio during the recording of "Wild, Wild, Wild."

Andy Goodwin

October 19, 2018 - News Local/State

Robbie Fulks To Headline C-U Folk & Roots Festival

The tenth annual C-U Folk and Roots Festival got underway Thursday night in downtown Urbana. The headliner for the first Folk and Roots Festival in 2009 was award-winning musician Robbie Fulks. The Chicago-area resident and Pennsylvania native is back to headline this year’s event.

Otis Rush performing at Notodden bluesfestival, Norway, in 1997

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September 30, 2018 - News Local/State

Legendary Chicago Blues Guitarist Otis Rush Dies At 84

Legendary Chicago blues guitarist Otis Rush, whose passionate, jazz-influenced sound influenced generations of musicians, has died. He was 84.

Vishesh Anand/Illinois Public Media

September 28, 2018 - The 21st Show

Music, Comedy And More From The Pygmalion Festival

On the 21st: We're coming to you from the Pygmalion Festival at the University of Illinois’ Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. Pygmalion showcases a wide range of guests and performers, and we invited some of those people to our show: everyone from the organizers of the festival, to astronomers, to musicians, to stand-up comedians. 

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