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Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010 03:55 pm

Central Illinois’ classic rock favorite sons perform here Feb. 25

“When I look down the tour itinerary and see towns like Springfield and Champaign, the word that immediately comes to mind is ‘home,” says REO Speedwagon’s lead singer Kevin Cr...
Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009 10:24 am

Weekend concert also honors service members

Marion van der Loo was already thinking about Christmas back in June.As the music director of the Springfield Choral Society listened to “Jul, Jul, Strlande Jul,” a song from Sweden that ...
Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009 09:17 am

Rick Recht comes to Springfield to “Tear Down the Walls”

Love your neighbor as you love yourself. It’s a commandment familiar to both Jews and Christians, but it takes a person of strong faith to both talk the talk and walk the walk. Ri...
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008 11:15 am

Here’s who’s coming to bring you music

The fall season is upon us, and for bands across the country it's the perfect time to tour. Hopping in the bus — musicians from David Crosby and Graham Nash to Ta...
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008 08:17 pm

For butterfly lovers and Lincoln buffs

The upcoming season upholds the standard of excellence the Illinois Symphony Orchestra has made a Springfield tradition. One of ISO's most popular events is the Pops in t...
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008 01:05 pm
The Illinois Central Blues Club formed in 1986 and since then the group has hosted more than 42,000 musicians and 1500 live performances. Each week the club hosts blues artists from across t...
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007 09:26 pm

Folks Songs of Illinois provides an excellent introduction to many kinds of music

Untitled Document It’s 1927, the Jazz Age, with poet Carl Sandburg toting a funny little guitar and strumming carelessly to the old tunes: “Whisky Johnny&...
Wednesday, July 11, 2007 07:59 am

Gore Gore Girls got gams and Gretsches!

Untitled Document Gretsches and gams, gams and Gretsches. That’s the Gore Gore Girls’ bag, and if it’s not yours, well, you can’t say you weren’t wa...
Wednesday, July 11, 2007 04:36 am

Native sons are out with second release from Victory Records

Untitled Document For the Junior Varsity, home usually means the highway, but to write their new album, Cinematographic, the rock band hit the brakes. Earlier this y...


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