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Local music scene livens up Walla Walla weekends

Marian Sandoval Lemus, Campus Life Reporter March 3, 2022

Wineries and restaurants across Walla Walla offer a thriving live music scene, supporting both the local businesses and artists alike. Tasting room and wine bar Henry Earl Estates Wines has brought...

KWCW Open Mic brings DJs Together

Alasdair Padman, Staff Reporter December 7, 2017

KWCW’s open mics allow members of the Whitman and Walla Walla communities to demonstrate their talents within an intimate space. On November 30, musicians, comedians and poets took their place in Kimball...

Eve Goldman, Chloe Serkissian and Jake Barokas jamming on the tiny futon. Photo by Carson Jones

A Plush Platform to Share Music with Tiny Futon Concerts

Emma Chung, Staff Writer October 8, 2017

An underground music scene is brewing at Whitman College. Tiny Futon Concerts, a project started by Jake Barokas ’18, is an online platform for student bands and musicians to share their music. What...

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Fall Composers Concert: A Showcase of Musical Talent

Emma Chung, Staff Writer October 4, 2017
Whitman's Fall Composers Concert featured music composed and performed by students.
Built to Spill comes to Main Street Studios

Built to Spill comes to Main Street Studios

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor November 17, 2016

On Saturday, November 12, Walla Walla's indie rock lovers stormed into Main Street Studios. They had come to see a three-and-a-half hour concert headlined by the 90's Idaho band Built to Spill, in their...

KWCW gears up for a new year of content and outreach

KWCW gears up for a new year of content and outreach

Catherine Fisher, Staff Writer September 15, 2016

Looking up at the KWCW banner on the mezzanine floor of Reid Campus Center, one might wonder how the DJs even reach this seemingly inaccessible station. In reality, it’s quite easy to reach the KWCW...

Student bands energize live music scene

Student bands energize live music scene

Emma Cooper November 19, 2015

Walking into a party on a Friday night, something is different. Instead of hearing the bee-bops of Dj-ed dance music, the familiar voices and instruments of fellow students set a different vibe at the...

This is a Talking Heads Cover Band Exudes Talent, Funk

This is a Talking Heads Cover Band Exudes Talent, Funk

Emma Dahl April 25, 2013

You might have heard of This is a Talking Heads Cover Band, a new student band taking campus by storm. This reporter can say with confidence that this group of student musicians is incredibly talented. Members...

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