List of Famous Bands from Champaign

List of Champaign bands, listed by their level of fame. This Champaign musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Champaign bands are included, as well as many Champaign musicians of underground status. This list of Champaign musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Champaign bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

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  • REO Speedwagon
    Rock, Pop rock, Soft rock
    • Albums: Live: You Get What You Play For, Good Trouble, Can't Fight This Feeling, The Earth, a Small Man
    REO Speedwagon (originally styled as R.E.O. Speedwagon) are an American rock band from Champaign, Illinois. Formed in 1967, the band cultivated a following during the 1970s and achieved significant ...more
  • Hum
    Shoegazing, Rock music, Space rock
    • Albums: You’d Prefer an Astronaut, Downward Is Heavenward, Electra 2000, Fillet Show, Stars
    Hum is an alternative rock band from Champaign, Illinois. They are best known for their 1995 radio hit "Stars". Hum has not been consistently active as a recording or touring group since 2000.
  • Poster Children
    Alternative rock, Punk rock, Indie rock
    • Albums: DDD, Flower Plower, Daisychain Reaction, RTFM, Junior Citizen
    Poster Children is an American indie rock band formed at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana in 1987. They have issued eleven studio albums. Known for their strong DIY ethic, the band ...more
  • Braid
    Rock music, Emo, Alternative rock
    • Albums: Frankie Welfare Boy Age Five, Frame & Canvas, The Age of Octeen, Movie Music, Volume Two
    Braid is an American emo band from Champaign, Illinois, formed in 1993. Following several early line-up changes, the band eventually settled on Bob Nanna on guitar and vocals, Todd Bell on bass, ...more
  • The Living Blue
    Rock music, Indie rock
    • Albums: Living in Blue, Everyday Is a Sunday Evening
  • Headlights
    Indie pop, Dream pop, Indie rock
    • Albums: Wildlife, Kill Them With Kindness, Some Racing, Some Stopping, Keep Your Friends and Loves Close. Keep the City You Call Home Closer.
    Headlights was an American indie rock band from Champaign, Illinois on Polyvinyl Records. The band was formed following the dissolution of Absinthe Blind, when members Seth and Brett Sanderson formed ...more