Local axe slammers representing the best of Champaign-Urbana’s music scene will perform in true ELLNORA style in a FREE pre-festival Local Heroes concert on Tuesday, September 3 at 6:30pm. Tim Donaldson of Timmy D and Blind Justice has curated a lineup that promises a high-energy night of rock standards and original music.
Luther Dickinson is the Artist-in-Residence at ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival taking place this weekend at the Krannert Center for Performing Arts in Champaign-Urbana, IL. He's making the rounds all weekend and kicked things off two nights ago at the Opening Night Party with a sit-in with Malian guitar great Vieux Farka Toure.
On September 8, 9, and 10, 2011, a prestigious assortment of the globe’s greatest musicians will gather for ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival, situated in the vibrant micro-urban setting of Champaign-Urbana, Illinois.
Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo will perform a solo suspended guitar score for Buster Keaton’s 1922 silent film Cops at ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival at Krannert Center in Urbana, Illinois, on September 9, 2011.
Grammy Award-winning guitarist and composer Bill Frisell and experimental filmmaker Bill Morrison have collaborated to create The Great Flood, a 75-minute multimedia work of original music and film that will have its world premiere at