Category Archives: music

Guess Who Performed in Evansville: Part 2

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections. In today’s edition of Guess Who Performed in Evansville, we are leaving the country music scene and moving into the 1970’s and 1980’s pop scene. … Continue reading

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Guess Who Performed in Evansville: Part 1

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections. In our new blog series, Guess Who Performed in Evansville, the focus is on renowned musicians and bands who performed concerts in our great city! … Continue reading

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Elvis is IN the Building!

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. The King performed in Evansville for the second and last time, at the now demolished Roberts Stadium, on October 24, 1976. People camped out/stood in line for 2 days … Continue reading

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“Just an Old Sweet Song…”

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. You may know that this lyric is from “Georgia on my Mind,” but did you know that its author was not a son of the South, but rather a … Continue reading

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Labor Day Plans?

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. School has been in session now almost two weeks and you need a break—one last goodbye to summer before saying hello to serious studying!  Let us look at a … Continue reading

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