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Thursday, July 22, 2010 01:02 am
Let me take you all back a few years (how about roughly 25 or so?) to revisit an interesting time in Springfield’s live music history when several unique music venues operated in the area. Most ...
Thursday, July 15, 2010 01:40 am
I met Michael Granda, known to the world as “Supe du Jour,” in 1990 while playing around 2:30 a.m. at Bruce’s Tavern. Supe, bassist for and a founding member of the Ozark Mountain Da...
Thursday, July 8, 2010 01:39 am
Add last week’s big Capital City Celebration with music on the street corners and fireworks in the rain to the upcoming Taste of Downtown with music in the streets and food in tents (with no rai...
Thursday, July 1, 2010 01:40 am
As you experienced live music goers know, July means a plate chock full of performances coming out of our ears, to improperly mix metaphors or simulate similes or otherwise antagonize proper grammar a...
Thursday, June 24, 2010 07:02 am
The path to success in the music business is covered in an array of obstinate obstacles and littered with the remains of those who tried and failed. Even being born with a music family pedigree is no ...
Thursday, June 17, 2010 01:42 am
With so much to see and do where does one begin? I have no idea, but here is a bunch of cool and crazy things to do this week in no particular order, rhyme or reason other than what goes on in the gra...
Thursday, June 10, 2010 01:40 am
Listen up you high-enders. The time has come for the low frequency players to rise up and proclaim the often-overlooked work of the bassist as a necessary and worthwhile part of music instrument combo...
Thursday, June 3, 2010 03:23 pm
When it comes to outdoor music festivals in Springfield, only one event supports live, original music with predominantly area talent. The SOHO Music Fest is a treasure chest of up and coming locals, o...
Thursday, May 27, 2010 10:03 pm
Some ancient and deep desire must come forth in the warm weather that forces humans outside to listen to music. Perhaps the old days of dancing around the fire and drumming across the hills linger on ...
Thursday, May 20, 2010 05:20 pm
The concept of Elvis Presley impersonation now seems a given in our list of cultural entertainment choices, but at the time Rick Dunham began his pretender adventure in 1985 the King of Rock ’n&...

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