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August 2017

Chillin’ at The Varsity Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

August 21, 2017 @ 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM UTC-6
The Varsity Center, 418 S Illinois Ave
Carbondale, IL 62901 United States
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Come in from the heat and watch all the eclipse activity and the eclipse itself from NASA's live broadcast from SIU! The bar and concessions open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Shadow Fest Homegrown Stage

August 21, 2017 @ 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM UTC-6
Washington Street Venue, 201 E Main St
Carbondale, IL 62901 United States
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The Homegrown Stage will feature a variety of local bands on Monday, August 21. The lineup will be as follows: ·        11 a.m.-noon, Hey Honey, Americana ·        Noon-1 p.m., Cave Futures, Indie Rock ·        1:30-2:30 p.m., Tawl Paul & Slappin Henry Blue, Blues ·        2:30-3:30 p.m., Porchfire, Country ·        3:30-4:30 p.m., Buzzard, Hard Rock The stage will be located at the corner of Washington and Walnut Streets from 11a.m.-5 p.m. Admission to ALL of the concerts are FREE. Shadow Fest…

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Sones de Mexico Ensemble

August 21, 2017 @ 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM UTC-6
Free

SONES DE MÉXICO ENSEMBLE will webcast reports from a special daytime concert in the path of the solar eclipse live from Carbondale, Illinois on Monday August 21.Reports begin at 11PM CST via their Facebook page and Facebook Live. The first 200 people to arrive at 11am will receive free eclipse viewing glasses. The free concert will take place in Lemus Turley Park, 101 N Glenview in Carbondale, and is hosted by Southern Illinois Culture and Arts in Bilingual Education (SICABE).…

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Hey Honey

August 21, 2017 @ 11:01 AM - 12:00 PM UTC-6
Washington Street Venue, 201 E Main St
Carbondale, IL 62901 United States
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Monday, August 21, Shadowfest will feature some of Carbondale's great local talent! First up on the Carbondale Homegrown Stage will be Hey Honey. Come out and jam to some folk and bluegrass tunes!

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Cave Futures

August 21, 2017 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM UTC-6
Washington Street Venue, 201 E Main St
Carbondale, IL 62901 United States
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRFPPhtgpzs   Monday, August 21, Shadowfest will feature some of Carbondale's great local talent! Cave Futures will be performing on Carbondale's Homegrown Stage right before performances pause for the big moment we've all been waiting for... the Total Solar Eclipse! Come out and jam to some cool Indy Rock tunes!

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Carbondale Total Solar Eclipse 2017

August 21, 2017 @ 1:20 PM - 1:25 PM UTC-6
Carbondale, IL 62901 United States

Carbondale will go dark, will you be there to see it? On Aug 21, 2017, Carbondale and surrounding areas will witness a Total Solar Eclipse. The local tourism bureaus and SIUC have joined forces to create several spectacular events to host you and your family for this moment of a lifetime. NASA and Chicago's Adler Planetarium have formally declared their intentions to be in Carbondale, IL. Rooms will sell fast, so start planning today to be where the astronomical action…

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Tawl Paul & Slappin Henry Blue

August 21, 2017 @ 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM UTC-6
Washington Street Venue, 201 E Main St
Carbondale, IL 62901 United States
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Tawl Paul & Slappin Henry Blue will perform on the Carbondale Homegrown Stage at 1:30 pm Monday, August 21 following the Total Solar Eclipse!

Come out and hear a local favorite!

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The Blindfold King chess exhibition

August 21, 2017 @ 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM UTC-6
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Porchfire

August 21, 2017 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM UTC-6
Washington Street Venue, 201 E Main St
Carbondale, IL 62901 United States
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Porchfire will be performing at Shadowfest on Monday, August 21 at 2:30pm. Come out and hear some bluegrass on the Carbondale Homegrown Stage!

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Buzzzard

August 21, 2017 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM UTC-6
Washington Street Venue, 201 E Main St
Carbondale, IL 62901 United States
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https://www.facebook.com/Buzzzard618/videos/845758608893615/ Buzzzard will be closing out the night on the Carbondale Homegrown Stage on Monday, August 21 starting at 3:30pm. Come out and listen to some hard rock!

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