Danville Area Dash
March 6, 2014
National Tournament Returns for 21st Year
Danville Area Community College (DACC) and the City of Danville are proud to once again host the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Men's National Basketball Tournament March 18-22, 2014 in the Mary Miller Gymnasium at DACC. This marks the 29th anniversary of the tournament and the 21st year DACC has hosted the tournament. 

The schedule for the week includes 16 of the nation's top teams competing in 26 games over the course of 5 days. Phoenix (AZ), Essex County (NJ), Potomac State of WVU (WV), and Garrett (MD) were the first colleges to qualify for this year's tournament. Teams will continue to qualify through March 9 as they compete in District Championships.

For full information regarding the tournament and qualifying teams, visit the tournament's website. Danville has been honored to host the tournament for so many years due to the tremendous support of sponsors and the local community. Volunteers are still needed for this year's tournament. If interested, signups can be done online or by calling our offices, (217) 442-2096.
Phases of the Moon Releases Additional Artists
The inaugural Phases of the Moon Music & Art Festival has announced Phase II of artists scheduled to perform September 11-14, 2014 at Kennekuk County Park. Phase II includes Bob Weir & Ratdog, Railroad Earth, Vintage Trouble, Donovan Frankenreiter, Sam Bush Band, Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers, Martin Sexton, Kung Fu, The California Honeydrops, Toubab Krewe, Poor Man's Whiskey, The Brothers Comatose, Cornmeal, The Steepwater Band, Mingo Fishtrap, Futurebirds, Go Down Moses, Moon Hooch, The Dawn, Abnormous, Naked Rock Fight, The Harmaleighs, A Live One, Steady Flow, Flatland Harmony Experiment, Ernie Hendrickson Band, Kevin Bilchik, The Brothers, Kasey Burton, Boat Drink Caucus and The Moonrise Gospel Brunch.

The artists join an already impressive lineup including Widespread Panic, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Gov't Mule, Leon Russell, and others with one headliner remaining to be announced. Visit Phases's website for full information on artists and to order your tickets!

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