Half-hour television special aired Feb. 19, 2010 on the
Big Ten Network. Produced by Tim Hartin.
“Laurie Morvan Band: Nothing But The Blues”
was filmed during the Ellnora Guitar Festival held at the
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of
the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL this
past September . The half-hour special contains live footage
from the band’s festival performance interspersed
with interview clips.
"Morvan has all the soulfulness of Bonnie Raitt and
the swaggering, muscular guitar tone of Stevie Ray Vaughan...
a blistering, high-energy ending to another great guitar
festival at Krannert" (2009 Ellnora Guitar Festival
review) News-Gazette, Champaign, IL.
Historical note: Laurie Morvan got her degree in Electrical
Engineering from the University of Illinois and was the
MVP of the Illini Women’s Volleyball team during her
tenure there. The Big Ten TV Network was intrigued by the
story of the former Illini volleyball star returning as
a powerful lead guitarist/vocalist/songwriter gaining national