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July 2019

Jazz Upfront – Cactus Jack

July 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Jazz Upfront,
107 W. Front Street
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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Castle Theatre – Conor Oberst with Joanna Sternberg

July 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Conor Oberst joined his first band at the age of 13 and has been releasing music since 1993. Over the next two plus decades, he’s released cassette-only recordings, split 7-inches, and a dozen albums of uncommon insight, detail, and political awareness with hisband Bright Eyes, under his own name, as a member of Desaparecidos, as leader of the The Mystic Valley Band, with the Monsters of Folk supergroup, and in Better Oblivion Community Center with Phoebe Bridgers. “I have always… Find out more »

Jazz Upfront – Jive Bag Funk

July 26 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Jazz Upfront,
107 W. Front Street
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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Jive Bag – New Orleans inspired jazzy funk! Be sure to swing in to to see them LIVE at Jazz UpFront! Jonny Beckett – tenor saxophone Peter Roubal – electric guitar Kurt Reeder – organ / keys Josh Walden – electric bass Adiare “Petey” Thomas – drum set Find out more »

Castle Theatre – Black Dirt Music Festival

July 27 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Castle Theatre,
209 E. Washington
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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Black Dirt Music Festival is a one day urban music festival held in historic downtown Bloomington, IL. The event aims to bring diverse artists and attendees together to celebrate music and community in the heart of the heartland. The inaugural event will take place July 27, 2019 in the Rock Lot of the Castle Theatre. Artist Bios Backyard Tire Fire: Backyard is BACK! That’s right, Edward David Anderson and his able co-conspirators return from hiatus to headline the inaugural Black… Find out more »

Jazz Upfront – Con Alma

July 27 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Jazz Upfront,
107 W. Front Street
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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Come join us for an evening with Con Alma! Latin American rhythmic map, including Salsa, Jazz, Africa, Europa and the galaxy! Find out more »

nightshop – Khemmis, Cloak, and more!

July 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Khemmis (Denver, CO) – Doomed Heavy Metal Anticipation was high for the release of ‘Hunted’ in 2016, the sophomore album from Denver’s Khemmis and follow up to acclaimed debut ‘Absolution.’ Rather than the all too common sophomore slump, Khemmis raised the stakes and blew everyone away with their rapidly progressing songwriting and production quality, culminating in ‘Hunted’ being named Album Of The Year for 2016 by Decibel Magazine. After wrapping up the Decibel Magazine Tour with Enslaved, Wolves In The… Find out more »
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