Dakaboom, featuring the talents of (l-r) Ben McClain and Paul Peglar, will perform
at Upper Iowa University on Monday, Nov. 9. The duo utilizes a cappella, loop stations, stand-up comedy, sketches, crowd interaction
and several musical genres in their performances.
FAYETTE, Iowa (November 2, 2015) – Upper Iowa University will welcome Dakaboom to
the Fayette campus on Monday, Nov. 9. Described only as postmodern vaudeville, Dakaboom
is a music/comedy with ties to the east and west coasts. Longtime best friends Ben
McLain and Paul Peglar utilize a cappella, loop stations, stand-up comedy, sketches,
crowd interaction and several musical genres to create a world all their own – and
Residing in Los Angeles, Ben McLain pursues his passion of producing alternative electronic
and pop music. With the electronic vocal band, Sonos (now ARORA), he performed on
season three of NBC's “The Sing Off.” He has also made appearances on “General Hospital.”
Actor/musician Paul Peglar has worked extensively with internet stars (Chester See,
Lana McKissack, The Kloons) and was the original piano player on the first season
of Fox television’s “Glee.” After three summers as music director of TASIS (The American
School in Switzerland), he moved to New York and resides in Brooklyn. Paul is also
a member of the international band, The Haze.
The Nov. 9 performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the UIU Student Center ballrooms.
The public is welcome to attend the free event. For additional information, call Amy
Tucker, UIU director of student activities, at 563-425-5311.