The Easterner

The Zola Bar

Zola an unusual live music experience

January 23, 2016

To start this series off, Zola was first on the list. With this unique and extensive atmosphere, it is not one to be missed. The building layout may...

Andy Grammer performs with his guitar during the EWU concert at Reese Court on June 1.

Grammer performs free show to students

June 4, 2015

Andy Grammer, platinum-selling recording artist, enlivened the crowd of Eastern students with an upbeat and vibrant performance at Reece Court on June...

Andy Grammer scheduled for spring concert

Andy Grammer scheduled for spring concert

May 14, 2015

Andy Grammer, platinum-selling recording artist, and opening act Lavoy will be the EWU spring concert artists on June 1 at Reese Court. Free concert tickets...

Halekas’ “lifelong interest in music” stronger

April 27, 2015

Music is an inextricable part of our lives. It is woven and worked into almost every facet of our society. Humans have been creating music for almost as...

'To Pimp a Butterfly' a masterpiece

‘To Pimp a Butterfly’ a masterpiece

April 11, 2015

“To Pimp a Butterfly,” by Kendrick Lamar, may not hit your subwoofers hard, but the blow your heart will take will be extraordinary. From the first...

Music events begin at Eastern

By Katie Dunn, Staff Writer

March 9, 2015

Music drifted through the first floor of Eastern’s Music Building as the EWU Jazz and Symphonic bands warmed up for their concert on March 2. The performance started with the jazz band playing “Lost in the Shuffle,” composed by Les Hooper and ended with the symphonic band playing Donald Hunsberger’s “The Loyal Legion.” There are two main types of music classes,...

Turn up the 'Volume'

Turn up the ‘Volume’

May 27, 2014

  Crowds will gather in Spokane from May 30-31 to experience a musical buffet and turn up the “Volume” with the Inlander’s music festival. Eighty...


Original music sets tone for art and design installations

May 21, 2014

By Rebekah Frank   As students, faculty and community members gathered around the art gallery on May 13 to watch the art and visual communication de...

Alumnus develops passion while at EWU

Alumnus develops passion while at EWU

May 7, 2014

By Rebekah Frank   EWU alumnus Randy Robbins shares his life with people through a microphone every time he produces a song. Robbins, who gradua...

Performers at Photo by Karissa Berg

Diversity celebrated at showcase

April 24, 2014

The lights dimmed on a room filled with students anxiously awaiting the opening of “Shades of Black,” a show that has been hailed by viewers as one of the most culturally re...

Photo by Laura Jones

‘Glee’ guitarist discusses his ‘Take Chances’ tour

October 21, 2013

Derik Nelson, lead guitarist on the hit television show “Glee,” stopped by the EWU MPR on Oct. 11 to discuss his “Take Chances” tour and speak with stud...

‘The Voice’ finalist rocks the PUB for Pride Center School Year Kickoff

‘The Voice’ finalist rocks the PUB for Pride Center School Year Kickoff

October 11, 2013

  “I always knew I was different, I just didn’t care,” said Beverly McClellan, finalist on season one of NBC’s “The Voice,” as she prepared to p...

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