The Daily Eastern News

Jazz Lab Band Concert set for Thursday

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter

March 8, 2018

Students can hear a variety of music at no cost by attending the Jazz Lab Band Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Doudna Fine Arts Center’s Black Box Theatre. The concert, an 18-piece ensemble under the direction of music professor Paul Johnston, will perform a variety of contemporary works and...

Gershwin tribute to be featured at ‘Stagestruck’

Staff Report

February 20, 2018

A tribute to George Gershwin that includes two of his considered masterpieces will be included in the set of the Eastern Symphony Orchestra concert on Feb. 25. Music professor Jonathan Bowman will perform “An American in Paris” and “Rhapsody in Blue” as part of this concert at 4 p.m. in the Dvor...

Annual Fright Night Concert to take place Sunday

AJ Fournier, Campus Reporter

October 26, 2017

Music, a costume contest and a variety of different programs are what audience members can expect during this year’s Fright Night concert 6 p.m. on Sunday. Dan Crews, interim director of programming, publicity and promotions at the Doudna Fine Arts Center, said the event is Eastern’s Symphony Orch...

Blooze Brothers to kick off Doudna season

Domonique Hill, Contributing Writer

August 23, 2017

For nearly 25 years, the Blooze Brothers have been performing at major corporations such as Microsoft and Kraft, plus thousands of festivals, theaters, weddings and backyard barbecues. At Barack Obama’s second inauguration, they took the stage and represented Illinois. Now, the Blues Brothers tribute...

Bernstein’s music to be featured in Wind Symphony concert

Bernstein’s music to be featured in Wind Symphony concert

DEN Staff, Staff Report

April 10, 2017

The music of Leonard Bernstein, known for composing the music from “West Side Story,” will be featured as Eastern’s Wind Symphony presents its “Bernstein Bash” Saturday. The show is set for 7:30 p.m. in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. According to a press release, all proceeds from the concert...

Persian meditation music group, to perform

Loren Dickson, Entertainment Reporter

February 27, 2017

Dating back thousands of years, meditation is one of the most common forms of relaxation. To inspire students to try it out for themselves, Eastern’s own Meditation Club will be hosting a concert on campus featuring Ahl-e Qulub, a musical Persian group. Several members of the Meditation Club...

Electronic music concert to feature many composers

Den Staff

February 23, 2017

Electronic Music Eastern, an annual concert featuring digital, audio, video and live performances, will take place 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Doudna Fine Arts Center’s Theatre. According to a press release, the 2017 Electronic Music Eastern concert features recently composed works for electronic...

Annual concert looks to help end sexual assault

Mercury Bowen, Contributing Writer

November 3, 2016

  Many local musicians including Reverend Robert, JB Faires, Jay Ferguson, and The Moondogs will perform in “Rock Out Against Rape” 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mother’s Bar. Rock Out Against Rape is an annual concert sponsored by the Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service to work...

Student artist performs at ‘Music for the Soul’

Mallory Kutnick, Contributing Writer

October 27, 2016

Blooming recording artist and music major Tyler Seawood took to the stage to perform soul music in the 7th Street Underground of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Wednesday night, accompanied by a group of his friends. Seawood said he had scarcely picked up an instrument until the age of...

International community brings cultures together

Dillan Schorfheide, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2016

The Grand Ballroom turned into a scene of games, cultural singing, dancing and international unity Saturday night. The Association of International Students, with the help of Chi Alpha Campus Ministries, held this semester’s Global Culture Night in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Along...

Band fills park with music, comfort

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2016

Under the glow of the Kiwanis Park lights, the Jed Adam Band performed a mix of both original and cover songs for community members Tuesday night. Audience members shouted song requests for the band, yelling and whistling after their original song, “Comfort.” Charleston resident Tami Lewis...

‘Brainchild’ to rock stage

Carole Hodorowicz, Verge Reporter

September 22, 2016

Brainchild plans to rock the minds of Charleston 9:30 p.m. this Saturday  for Family Weekend at Macs’ Uptowner at Guitarist Jake Shultz, other guitarist and vocalist Ray Ponce, and drummer Pony Boy power the “funky jam band” Brainchild is returning for the third or fourth time according to...

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