The Pygmalion Music Festival is an annual festival that takes place right here in Champaign-Urbana. With acts spanning across several mediums – from music, to literature, to local artists – Pygmalion is a huge event for the area. With the festival coming to a close, WPGU looks back at a weekend filled with great music. […]
Written by Justin Peters Three years ago I went to a small venue in DeKalb, Illinois to see The Felix Culpa play with The Appleseed Cast. At the time, I had never heard of A Great Big Pile of Leaves, who also shared the bill that night. When they took the stage, I was met […]
The Pygmalion Music Festival is an annual festival that takes place right here in Champaign-Urbana. With acts spanning across several mediums – from music, to literature, to local artists – Pygmalion is a huge event for the area. WPGU will be at the festival covering the music of the weekend. Here’s what we’re most excited […]
We bring you some reviews of mostly local acts from Saturday of Pygmalion Music Festival. Elsinore at a WPGU 107.1 In Studio Elsinore 3:15-3:45 Thriving Community Seeing Elsinore perform at Exile on Main St was a highlight of the festival, mostly because of the intangible feeling of community present there. The place was packed with […]
David and Elena catch up with the Dirty Feathers before their appearance at Pygmalion Music Festival. They joke about the WPGU 107.1 employee of the month award, life lessons they’ve learned, a possible combination of extreme sports and music, how their band formed, and their success on bandcamp.com.
Kelly Ferry chats with Santah before Pygmalion Music Festival. They talk about how they formed, their upcoming tour, their affection for the Tim and Eric Awesome Show, internal rumors and “drama.” They also play a few songs, both old and new, including their song “I Love the Way You Seal a Deal” from their upcoming release You’re Still […]