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The Pygmalion Festival 2015 Lineup

The Pygmalion Festival 2015 Lineup

Today, the Urbana-Champaign-based Pygmalion Festival announced one of hip-hop’s biggest duos, Run The Jewels, as its headliner for this year’s festival. This comes months after their initial lineup announcement which included the likes of Ride, Purity Ring, and more. The duo that consists of El-P and Killer Mike, have taken over hip-hop with critically acclaimed back to back LP’s,...
Review: Pygmalion Music Festival 2014

Review: Pygmalion Music Festival 2014

Written by Brad W. (@Brad_C_Williams). Photography by Robert Marohn. Champaign’s annual Pygmalion Music Festival is always one of the biggest music events of the year. While Porter Robinson and Ab-Soul had great performances, those who were able to attend last weekend’s festival experienced the 10th anniversary to this cornerstone three-day celebration. Admittedly, this year’s lineup did not include...
Pygmalion Music Festival 2014 Lineup

Pygmalion Music Festival 2014 Lineup

It’s impossible to examine the past 10 years of live music history without noting the explosion of the music festivals as the quintessential concert venue. Industry mainstays like Glastonbury, Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza have exploded in popularity, but here in Champaign-Urbana, we are certainly not forgotten. This year, Pygmalion Music Festival celebrates it’s 10th year of...
Preview: Pygmalion Music Festival 2013

Preview: Pygmalion Music Festival 2013

In honor of Champaign-Urbana’s upcoming Pygmalion Music Festival being held from September 26th to 28th, we decided to give our readers a preview of what acts we’re looking forward to checking out this year. Read a couple of our editors selections below and be sure to view the full lineup here. Tickets are still available! Major...
Pygmalion Music Festival 2013 Lineup

Pygmalion Music Festival 2013 Lineup

Champaign-Urbana’s annual music fest, Pygmalion Music Festival, usually sticks purely to indie rock music. This year, however, the festival seems to be diversifying just like the tastes of the average music lover. Along with a ton of local favorites and indie staples (The Head and the Heart, Youth Lagoon, Foxygen, etc.), the festival actually features...