Daily Egyptian


TV program to showcase local talent

By Bill Lukitsch, @Bill_LukitschDE

October 7, 2015

Bands from Little Egypt will start seeing the screens of WSIU viewers Thursday night.Little Egypt Live — a concert series produced by WSIU in coordination with the Carbondale Music Coalition — is a new stage for the folk, blu...

Jack and the Bear blends past and present theatrics

By Chase Myers, @chasemyers_DE

May 6, 2015

When a band is comprised of family members, like the Beach Boys and Kings of Leon, it has an advantage when it comes to dynamic and ability to express ideas.Jack and the Bear, a theatrical rock group from Monroe, Mich., consists ...

Chicago Farmer blends urban and rural influence

By Chase Myers, @chasemyers

February 11, 2015

Chicago may be the last place you would expect to find folk music, but when inspiration flourishes in small-town America, it often migrates to the big city.Cody Diekhoff, sole performer in the folk project Chicago Farmer, made thi...

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