C Philpott

Stories by C Philpott

'This is really happening': My first Radiohead concert, a dream come true at Lollapalooza

MPR staffer Claire Philpott has been a Radiohead fan most of her life, but despite valiant previous efforts, had never seen her favorite band perform live. Finally, at Lollapalooza 2016, Philpott's dream was realized. 'I've always loved to sing along with Thom Yorke, and I kind of couldn't believe that we and many others were singing together live,' she writes of the experience at Lollapalooza, which also included helping Wolf Alice's Ellie Rowsell crowd surf.

Class Notes Artist Announcement: Copper Street Brass

Copper Street Brass is a full-time non profit educational ensemble that visits dozen of schools and does many clinics throughout the year. They are the only full-time brass ensemble in Minnesota and one of only a handful in America. They perform classical, jazz and pop/rock music all arranged by French horn player, Tim Bradley. They will be doing a week-long tour of schools in the southwest of Minnesota, as well as a mini-tour of the Iron Range, and a school in Willmar, and also Saint Paul.