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New local rock band The Yelps debuts at Vaudeville Mews

New local rock band The Yelps debuts at Vaudeville Mews

Kate Lichter, Online Editor-in-chief

September 9, 2015

A need for food plus a little inspiration from a HuHot waitress surprisingly equals local band The Yelps first original song, "Perfect Stranger", played during their debut performance Aug. 30 at Vaudeville Mews. The band made up of senior Joe Thatcher [guitarist], juniors Kyle Burgess [lead singer and...

Hinterland Music Festival: Day 2

Hinterland Music Festival: Day 2

Kate Lichter, Online Editor-in-chief

August 10, 2015

  Hinterland Music Festival Day 2: Aug. 1, doors opened at 12 pm   Highlights: Mainly looking forward to Brandi Carlile later on in the night, a few of the acts before her took me by surprise especially St. Paul and The Broken Bones. Though the day was hot and almost to the ...

Hinterland Music Festival: Day 1

Hinterland Music Festival: Day 1

Kate Lichter, Online Editor-in-chief

August 10, 2015

Hinterland Music Festival Day 1: July 31, doors opened at 4:30 pm Note: After receiving mass amounts of rain last week, Hinterland relocated from Water Works Park to Avenue of the Saints Amphitheater in St. Charles. This new location sits in the middle of corn fields 26 miles ou...

Grace Potter lights up Brenton Skating Plaza

Grace Potter lights up Brenton Skating Plaza

Kate Lichter, Online Editor-in-chief

July 25, 2015

Braving through the humid air and blazing sun, Grace Potter fans of all ages still gathered at Brenton Skating Plaza July 17 to watch the rock act perform. Compared to the last concert I'd seen at the venue, space was valuable and hard to come by, especially when every being there wanted to stay out...

80/35 Music Festival: Day 2

80/35 Music Festival: Day 2

Kate Lichter, Online Editor-in-chief

July 15, 2015

80/35 Music Festival Day 2: July 11, main stage doors opened at 12 pm Cloud Nothings|Main Stage|3:15 pm After choosing to stay in bed a while longer due to my messed up sleep schedule, I eventually made my way over to the main stage at 3:15 pm for Cloud Nothings expecting yet another indie band...

80/35 Music Festival: Day 1

80/35 Music Festival: Day 1

Kate Lichter, Online Editor-in-chief

July 13, 2015

80/35 Music Festival Day 1: July 10, main stage doors opened at 4 pm St. Lucia|Main Stage|5 pm For an opening act on the first day of the festival, St. Lucia definitely set the bar high for the other musicians to follow with their 80s style look and music. The pop band consisting of five...