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Emily Abshire


Listen to the sounds of Lotus Fest

Lotus World Music and Art Festival is coming up this weekend. For the 23rd year in a row, people from all over the world will flood the streets of Bloomington with music, art, and awareness. This year boasts a great line-up of international as well as American musicians playing showcases all over town. ...


Hoops EP Release Show @ The Bishop 8/24

The sound of the new Hoops EP is like the sunlight dancing in the cool, breezy air of dusk. The release came at a perfect time, bidding adieu to the sweltering heat and settling in for the cool nights ahead. To celebrate the release of their self-titled debut, the Bloomington boys of Hoops will be coming ...


Houndmouth shares their favorite Bloomington memories

The guys of Houndmouth are the exact kind of cool you wish you could be. Matt Myers, Zak Appleby and Shane Cody would be performing their Lollapalooza set in just two hours but sat around smoking cigarettes and sharing their college memories, anyway. The band formed in small-town New Albany, Indiana ...


WIUX talks pizza, moms with The Strumbellas

With the earliest show of the day, The Strumbellas acted like an extra shot of espresso to start day three of Lollapalooza off with energy and warmth. Lead singer Simon Ward would jump down into the front of the crowd, while keyboardist David Ritter danced across the stage passionately playing tambourine. ...


Bob Moses Interview at Lollapalooza 2016

Although they went to high school together in Vancouver, Canada, it took fate to reunite them walking through the streets of Brooklyn. Tom Howie and Jimmy Vallance combined their individual music endeavors in 2012 to become Bob Moses. Together, their sound is electronic and funky with a touch of darkness. ...


Firekid Interview at Lollapalooza 2016

Two polar opposites work together to create the firekid sound: acoustic bluegrass roots and a unique layer of chiptune beats made on a retro gameboy. Founder Dillon Hodges recognized that this unique sound called for a new beginning. Previously performing solo, he created firekid in the spring of 2015 ...


Don't be a rookie at Lollapalooza 2016

Face it. You paid hundreds of dollars to be extremely hot and tired running stage to stage, all the while being surrounded by the types of people you thought you left behind in high school. You will shell out even more money for meager portions of food and drink in order to survive the day. And after ...


Martin Courtney @ The Bishop 2/5

If every weekend you find yourself at the crossroads between relaxing or going out, this Friday night at The Bishop you can give into both. Real Estate frontman Martin Courtney will be performing a soft and sunny psychedelic set perfect for dancing or just hanging out. Joining Courtney is power-pop ...

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