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All-star rock group sets the stage at Hangar

By Chase Myers, @chasemyers_DE

March 3, 2015

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Similar to the stacked 1992 United States Olympic men’s basketball team, Carbondale rock band Battle Jacket Baby is a dream team of some of the city's musical veterans.Comprised of Eddie Chapa on vocals and guitar, Chris McKi...

Songwriter series highlights solo acts

By Anaïs Engler, @anaisengler

February 18, 2015

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Country music lovers like to hear stories, feel emotions through acoustic music and enjoy a good time with friends in the intimacy of a live concert. If you are one of them or you want to experience such a type of live conne...

Chicago Farmer blends urban and rural influence

By Chase Myers, @chasemyers

February 11, 2015

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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...

Local bands fight for the prize at Hangar

By Chase Myers | @chasemyers_DE | Daily Egyptian

February 4, 2015

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Although artists like Jimi Hendrix and Red Hot Chili Peppers didn't need the popularity boost of playing a large festival, other bands like Santana saw this as an opportunity to project their sound to a diverse audience.Venues s...

The Mike Lynch band talks influences, venues and Polar Bear

By Chase Myers | @chasemyers_DE | Daily Egyptian

January 28, 2015

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Since the group’s early formation in 2012 and multiple line-up changes, The Mike Lynch band has been grinding in the Carbondale music scene from large venues to small burger joints.The band’s current line-up consists of g...

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