Tag Archives: concert

Laye Murashi is the Local Rapper UWSP Needs

Passion is one of the most important parts of making music. It gives music more meaning and power. Any person truly passionate about making music is worth paying attention to. Phil Scott-Dotson is truly passionate about making music. On Thursday Oct. 19 at 8 p.m. Scott-Dotson will be performing at the Encore Room of the Dreyfus University Center. Scott-Dotson, known ... Read More »

John Daniel’s Recital and the Benefits of Classical Music

On Oct. 2, the Department of Music welcomed the talented brass musician John Daniel as this season’s first guest artist. Playing the unique E-Flat Cornet, also known as a Soprano Cornet, Daniel provided an exciting musical experience. Taking this on as a solo instrument, he performed music written for different types of instruments such as the flute and violin. Daniel is currently the Associate ... Read More »

Mungion and Butter’s Thursday Night Jam Session

Centertainment Productions hosted another great concert on Thursday, Sept. 28, in the Encore Room of the Dreyfus University Center. The music played was a jam concert by the bands Butter and Mungion. Both bands hail from Chicago and are heavily-instrumental but do not conform to a specific genre. Butter, who opened the show, define themselves as “a lot like jam ... Read More »

PHO, Fay Ray and Why More People Should See Centertainment Concerts

Centertainment Productions regularly hosts concerts at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. These concerts usually have moderate attendance, but the talent of the artists that are hand-picked to play at UWSP is worthy of massive crowds filling up the Dreyfus University Center. On Friday, Sept. 22 Centertainment hosted the two bands PHO and Fay Ray. PHO, a 7-piece instrumental funk group, ... Read More »

Get Your Country on with Easton Corbin

With popular jams, a guitar and a southern lilt, Easton Corbin is bringing a little bit of country to campus. The country singer from Florida will be performing Thursday, May 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Quandt Fieldhouse at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Corbin released his first single in 2010, “A Little More Country Than That,” and won the ... Read More »

Kind of Wavy: Thomas Wincek and Lün Perform Alternative Music

Eerie echoes, looping tracks, and a strong beat defined the feel of the alternative music in the Encore on Thursday night. It was music that sounded like the reverberations of life. Thomas Wincek, member of the bands Volcano Choir, Field Report and All Tiny Creatures, performed solo in the first Centertainment Productions show of the spring semester. The concert opened ... Read More »

Merry Tuba Christmas and a Euphonic New Year

For many people, the day after Thanksgiving marks the seasonally acceptable date to start listening to holiday music. As the days of December fly by amid a flurry of the final weeks of the semester and snow, the holiday spirit grows and music from holiday radio stations to caroling to rumbles of tubas fills the air. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens ... Read More »

Rumpke Mountain Boys: Jam, Trash and Bluegrass

The Rumpke Mountain Boys took the stage of the Encore in the Drefus University Center at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point on Friday, Nov. 18. According to the Rumpke Mountain Boys’ website, they are a “foot stomping, old timey, whiskey spilling, psychedelic Jamgrass” band from Cincinnati, Ohio. The four-man bluegrass band was founded 11 years ago and consists of Jason ... Read More »

Funk Rock Bands Take on the Encore Stage

This week brought something unique and close to home to The Encore stage: two live bands right from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point campus, Heartlight and Eazy on the Eyez. The two-hour show gave equal light to both bands. Heartlight filled the first slot, playing for an hour. After a short break for the bands to organize themselves, Eazy on ... Read More »