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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&...
Thursday, May 6, 2010 12:06 pm
Coming up on the first full weekend in May and I can only say there is so much going on, no one subject trumped another. Therefore I will proceed with an amalgam of offerings at various venues and upo...
Thursday, April 29, 2010 02:30 pm
What with all the wonderful weather how could anyone concentrate on entertainment and the like? The time has come for heading outdoors to hear live music.The first official outdoor music event (correc...
Thursday, April 22, 2010 08:56 pm
We’ll start this round off with a salute to the Rock the House Blues Bash that happened Wednesday, April 21. Yeah it already blew by and I hope you didn’t miss it. With a great lineup from...
Thursday, April 15, 2010 01:37 pm
Without whining too much about the state of the music business and how it’s controlled by an industry-wide conspiracy that only allows a select few company artists access to the billions of doll...
Thursday, April 8, 2010 01:35 pm
Once upon a time, folksingers and musicians everywhere used voices and music to righteously rail and necessarily knock unfair and overbearing public and private wrongs. Believe it or not, people liste...
Thursday, April 1, 2010 01:55 am
If you’re reading this on Thursday, April 1, I’m very proud and happy for you: if it happens to be on another day, just pretend it’s April Fool’s Day. Either way, always rememb...
Thursday, March 25, 2010 09:50 am
Last Thursday a dear friend and fellow musician passed away. The loss is nearly incomprehensible, completely shocking and devastating. As easy as it is to say people die every day, and they do, when a...


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