Local Music Showcase

Winder Cover
CT’s Local Music Showcase: Winder Audio & Video Local Music Showcase

This week I have an Exclusive track from Bloomington/Champaign Post Hardcore/Indie rock group, Winder. The band formed in the summer of 2015, but the members have all been active in music for over 15 years each. Winder will be releasing their debut EP later this spring and will be performing at the Rail II in […]

Mates Fest Flier
Mates Fest 8 Community Concerts Local Music Showcase

This year, WWCT is a proud sponsor of the 8th annul Peoria Indie/Punk/Rock/Metal/Hip-Hop/ETC. ┬ámusic festival, Mates Fest. The original event occurred when Chance Rush wanted to get all his friends bands, of different genres, together at one show and donate the proceeds to a local charity. Each year Mates Fest has chosen a different Local […]

Phantom Noise Album
CT’s Local Music Showcase: Phantom Noise Audio & Video Local Music Showcase

Peoria Alternative Rockers Phantom Noise will be releasing a new EP on April 1st. The band will also be performing that same weekend for the 8th Annual Mates Fest at Rial II in Peoria. Here is the title track to the EP, Rabid.

Roundstone Buskers
CT’s Local Music Showcase: The Roundstone Buskers Audio & Video Local Music Showcase

This week I have a song from Peoria Neo-Traditional Irish group, The Roundstone Buskers. The group has been very active in the local Irish music scene for over a decade, and the local music scene in general for many years prior. They will be performing at the Fox Pub this Friday for the annual St. […]

Joel Live
CT’s Local Music Showcase: Two Girls Audio & Video Local Music Showcase

This week I have a local Flashback from Peoria’s Two Girls. The band existed between 2001 and 2009 and played an entrancing mix of Hard Rock, Psychedelia, and Indie Rock. Guitar player and lead vocalist Joel Madigan and drummer’s Alex Stoner and Andres Sledd made up the core group, but the band evolved over the […]

CT’s Local Music Showcase: The Way Down Wanderers Audio & Video Local Music Showcase

This week I have another tune from this summer’s debut album by The Way Down Wanderers to get you ready for their Holiday concert at the Limelight on Saturday. Please enjoy A New Day Dawning.

CT Local Music Showcase: Gonn Audio & Video Local Music Showcase

This week I have a tune from 1960’s garage band GONN. The group formed in 1966 in Keokuk Iowa and released one classic single and toured all over before disbanding in 1969. The group recorded more music during that time period that just did not get released. GONN continued to gain interest through out the […]