UI Sesquicentennial Kickoff Celebration: Funkadesi

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February 28, 2017 - 5:00pm
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, IL

February 28, 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of the passage of the legislative act that created the University of Illinois in 1867. This sesquicentennial milestone provides the opportunity to commemorate our shining accomplishments of the past 150 years and to look forward to the possibilities the future holds. Krannert Center hosts the sesquicentennial kickoff celebration with a free lobby concert and reception featuring six-time Chicago Music Award winners Funkadesi, who meld musical styles from around the globe and whose one-world sound and positive vibe make the band a unique, compelling, and flat-out fun musical force. Here's to the past 150 years and to the next!

Admission Free
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