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Thursday, June 8, 2017 12:08 am
 “I’m mostly interested in expanding the palette of sound,” said Chatham-based musician Mark Schwartz, who records under the name Forest Saints. “I don’t really see a distinction betwee...
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:34 am

Photo gallery

On Tuesday, May 23, American rock group Boston made a stop at Springfield’s Prairie Capital Convention Center as part of their 2017 Hyper Space tour. Click through...
Thursday, May 4, 2017 12:01 am
 A special concert by the UIS Orchestra this Sunday at 3 p.m. at Sangamon Auditorium will also act as a sort of coming-out party for exciting changes to the university’s music program. “We ar...
Monday, April 24, 2017 12:09 am

Cooper delivers at convention center

Ringling Brother and Barnum & Bailey Circus will hold its last performance next month. No matter. There is still Alice Cooper, who is a long way from folding his tent....
Thursday, April 13, 2017 12:13 am

One person’s unfinished basement is another person’s rock club

 One of Springfield’s most consistently exciting and innovative music venues doesn’t even publish its physical address.For the past five years, the Radon Lounge has been hosting an impressive...
Thursday, April 13, 2017 12:11 am

Southtown Sound is open and ready to serve Springfield’s musical needs

 “It’s a great day,” said B.J. Pearce, studio manger of Southtown Sound. “We really have a lot going on for us right now.” The newly renovated recording studio located in the building d...
Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 12:10 am

Music director candidate to conduct “New World Symphony” on Saturday

 With Saturday’s concert, “American Voices,” the Illinois Symphony Orchestra will complete phase one of this season’s vetting of candidates for the position of new music director for the...
Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 12:07 am

Little old band from Texas closes fair

For ZZ Top, Oct. 23, 2013, was, in part, the measuring stick for last Sunday’s grandstand show to close the state fair.It was barely three years ago that the three-same-guys-three-same-chords (just...
Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016 01:31 pm

Fair concert features politicians, nostalgia

 Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder hoisted the two-fingered rock-and-roll salute, the crowd booed at the mention of Gov. Bruce Rauner. And there were also plenty of pyrotechnics and never-gets-old...
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 11:11 pm

Despite adversity, music festival set to show off Southtown improvements

 Kicking off this Friday, June 10, at 5 p.m., Dumb Fest is one of two annual music festivals hosted every summer by the scrappy, consistently ambitious, all-ages punk venue Black Sheep Café, loc...

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