Daily Egyptian

Students to play Saturday’s Southern Wonderland music festival

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

September 30, 2015

Students will have a chance to party, socialize and get down at the first-ever Southern Wonderland music festival Saturday.The event will feature more than 20 artists across two stages, fire spinning, food vendors and a shuttle b...

Ten albums that shaped my life

By Chase Myers, @chasemyers_DE

July 29, 2015

There are few things in existence quite as powerful as music.Since I was a child, I have been drawn to the idea of people bonding over a song and just enjoying history together. Whether you are with friends huddled around a sp...

Local music coalition and radio station host free street concert

By Jordan Duncan, @jordanduncanDE

June 7, 2015

About 2,000 community members of all ages gathered in the street for bluegrass Saturday evening.The Carbondale Music Coalition, which organizes local concerts, and WDBX, a community funded radio station, teamed up to host the free...

Saluki horn instructor returns to the “Sphinx”

By Chase Myers, @chasemyers_DE

February 17, 2015

The percentage of African Americans participating in America’s top orchestras was 1.14 percent in 1998, according to the League of American Orchestras.That number doubled by 2008, and the Sphinx Organization, a nonprofit group fo...

The student news site of Southern Illinois University