Aspen String Trio hits the Central Stage

Join us for a night of music and inspiration as we welcome the Aspen String Trio to the Central stage. These classically trained musicians regularly move audiences to their feet, garnering rave national and global reviews.  The trio may hold a small portion of the stage, but their harmonies and accompaniments immerse concert halls in sound. [...]

‘Along for the ride’ – Q&A with Whiskey N’ Rye lead singer Philip Lindholm

Americana, blues, roots-rock; whatever you want to call it, Whiskey N' Rye is it. This five-piece from Seattle knows how to put on a show. They recently released their sophomore album, "Sick Soul Summertime" to rave reviews and sizable fan-fare. They're headed to CWU this Friday, so we caught up with lead singer and songwriter [...]

College Radio Day: Round Two

If you were here last year, you probably heard of the College Radio Day Parade – a loving ode to College Radio Day created by 88.1 The 'Burg featuring a parade and live music at the El Mira in Downtown Ellensburg. Well now, it's time for year two. And with experience comes expertise, so this [...]

HAWAI – We’re talking about the band, not the state

If you haven't heard of HAWAI (pronounced huh-way), I don't blame you. They're still new; it takes time to find an audience, and they're still working on their yet-to-be-named, debut EP. However, if you're in Ellensburg Friday, Sept 30, and you're not planning on seeing them for FREE at 8 p.m. in the SURC Pit, [...]

Spring concert is almost here, so have a rap to spread some cheer

Wait, who's coming to CWU on Friday, May 15? Sol? Grynch? Nacho Picasso? These aren't the names of nursery rhymes. In fact, they spin rhymes of their own, all of the time. I'm not the one to tell you what to think in your mind, but in fact, this concert coming up is one of [...]