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Thursday, July 21, 2011 02:51 pm
After nearly a decade of consistent performance, the Springfield Gospel Fest is a standard on the local music summer festival scene. The all-day event held at Comer Cox Park Saturday, July 23, feature...
Thursday, July 14, 2011 12:14 pm
Try tossing out the name Hurricane Ruth in a conversation about area music and see what happens. Most folks from back in the day are likely to have a story about a particularly stupendous performance ...
Thursday, July 7, 2011 04:44 pm
Lots of events are happening this weekend including the Taste of Downtown with the American Music Show, plus plenty of regular rigmarole at area bars, but whenever Marina V comes to town we stop the p...
Thursday, June 30, 2011 01:41 am
There are a couple of dandy weekends coming up, the first with a bit of Yankee Doodle in it counting the Fourth of July celebration and the next a yummy treat during the Taste of Downtown, so let&rsqu...
Thursday, June 23, 2011 06:52 am

A tribute to the bass

Last year our introduction of the first BassBerg event contained a list of silly bass player jokes collected from sources not particularly friendly to our bassist buddies. Let’s begin this year&...
Thursday, June 16, 2011 04:51 am
In a world increasingly riddled with cacophony, rifled in over-stimulation and ruled by dissonance, our lives could use more peacefulness. Music, when presented in a healing form, has existed as a bal...
Thursday, June 9, 2011 06:19 am
Oh my goodness, I hardly know where to begin with the vast assortment of entertainment possibilities awaiting you, my listening friends of the music arts. So no more chitchatting, let’s get on w...
Thursday, June 2, 2011 01:53 am
In these days of well-planned careers featuring well-manicured appearances and well-kept personalities, designed by well-managed curators of societal conveniences meant to make all things acceptable, ...
Thursday, May 26, 2011 12:30 am
Here we go again into the summer months with a load of good live music going on out of doors and hopefully some inside when the heat and humidity rises to usual unbearable levels and thunderstorms and...
Thursday, May 19, 2011 05:38 pm
As I looked for an event to highlight in this week’s column, it was shocking to see the amount of stuff happening. Without even picking a favorite and likely missing something to boot, here is a...

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