New!

Noontime performers will be expanding to the ARC this Spring semester.

Shrenik Balaji will perform in January:  23rd, and 30th
Daniel Kiernan will perform in February:  6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th
Shrenik Balaji will perform in March:  5th, 19th, and 26th

The 2023-2024 Noontime Performers are:

Mondays
jared buabeng

Jared Buabeng - Courtyard Café

  • Guitar
  • Senior in Chemical Engineering
  • Hometown: Bolingbrook, IL
  • Favorite Artists: Giveon, Chandler Moore, Daniel Caesar, Yebba
  • Favorite Groups: Maverick City, Cold Play
  • Songs I Sing: Heartbreak Anniversary, Best Part, Viva La Vida
Jamie Lee

Jamie Lee - Food Court

  • Guitar
  • Senior in Clinical Psych
  • Hometown: South Korea
  • Favorite Artists: Tom Misch, Bruno Major, Chet Baker
  • Songs I Sing: Nothing (Bruno Major), Reality (Richard Sanderson), The Scientist (Coldplay)
Tuesdays
Idris

Idris Ispandi – Courtyard Café

  • Guitar
  • Sophomore in Electrical Engineering
  • Hometown: Malaysia
  • Favorite Artists: Bruno Major, John Mayre, Matt Maltese
  • Favorite Groups: wave to earth, Sunset Rollercoaster, Hujan
  • Songs I Sing: Home (Bruno Major), In Your Atmosphere (John Mayer), Untuk Prempuan yan Sedang di Pelukan (Payung Teduh)
  • Social: @idrisspndi on IG
Wednesdays
conor and zain

Connor Lasalle and Zain Bachu – Food Court 

  • Guitar
  • Seniors in Agricultural Engineering and Psychology
  • Hometown: Palatine, IL and Naperville, IL
  • Favorite Artists: Frank Ocean, Bob Dylan, Domonic Fike
  • Favorite Groups: PACKS, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
  • Songs I Sing: Indi and Alternative Rock songs
  • Social: @sappelleband

Emily Dziengel – Food Court

  • Guitar/Piano
  • Senior
  • Hometown: Bartlett, IL
  • Favorite Artists: Kacey Musgraves, Sara Bareilles, Noah Cyrus
  • Favorite Group: Trousdale
  • Songs I Sing: Jolene (Dolly Parton), Girl Crush (Little Big Town), Leaving on a Jet Plane (John Denver)
Thursdays
Daniel

Daniel Kiernan - Courtyard Café

  • Guitar
  • Senior in Biochemistry
  • Hometown: Plainfield, IL
  • Favorite Artists: Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Guy, John Mayor
  • Favorite Groups: Cream, Derik and the Dominos, Band of Gypsys
  • Songs I Sing: Hoochie Coochie Man, Daughters, original songs
  • Contact me: dkiern5@illinois.edu
Fridays
Lilianna

Lilianna Fehr – Courtyard Café

  • Piano
  • Junior in Accounting and Finance
  • Hometown: Eureka, IL
  • Favorite Artists: Coldplay, Gracie Abrams, Taylor Swift
  • Songs I Sing: Ceilings (Lizzy Alpine), Orange (Zach Bryan), Cardigan (Taylor Swift)
  • Social: @Lilianna.fehr on IG, Lilianna Fehr on Spotify, @lilianna.fehr on TikTok, and @Liliannafehr4166 on YouTube
Shrenik

Shrenik Balaji – Food Court

  • Guitar and piano
  • First Year Student in Bioengineering
  • Hometown: Lake Zurich, IL
  • Favorite Artists: Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Beyonce, John Legend
  • Favorite Groups: Green Day, Fall Out Boy, The Swell Season
  • Songs I Sing: I Won’t Give You Up (Jason Mraz), Perfect/Love (Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift), I Miss You I’m Sorry (Gracie Abrams), Falling Slowly (The Swell Season)
  • Social: @shreniqua.music123 on IG