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Thursday, April 14, 2016 12:02 am
 Mr. Neptune began studying classical music in Philadelphia before being bitten by the blues bug via Blind Blake. He applied his years of studies of the classics to arranging and learning the blu...
Thursday, April 7, 2016 12:02 am
 Another creative, hard-hitting, pull-no-punches band from Springfield’s continuously burgeoning punk-and-DIY scene knocks off a cool show and record release event. Livin’ Thing is putting ou...
Thursday, March 31, 2016 12:02 am
 Rolling down the line from Peoria way comes a central Illinois standard-bearer of modern country with a promise of “going full throttle to bring their high-energy, rockin’ country show to a...
Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:02 am
 For more than a decade, this band of musical brothers from the Effingham area have pounded the pavement and graced the stage to bring their proven and provocative mix of country, bluegrass, rock...
Thursday, March 17, 2016 12:02 am
 When a group calls itself an “American rock band from Springfield, Illinois” on their website’s homepage, you know they better mean it. Deep Lunar Blue has been setting a standard of origi...
Thursday, March 10, 2016 12:02 am
 As witnessed above, this is definitely the busiest band in Celtic show business during the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in Springfield. 2016 marks the 15th year in the existence of The Emera...
Thursday, March 3, 2016 12:02 am
 Original lead singer, songwriter and rhythm guitarist of popular 80s roots-rock band The Georgia Satellites (Yes, the “Keep your hands to yourself” guys), Dan Baird is a fixture in American...
Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 12:02 am
 A stalwart on the local scene while playing folk music on regional, national and international levels, Springfield-based singer-songwriter Ben Bedford writes songs and sings them for folks. The...
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 12:02 am
 Take the cover band concept of playing popular songs and combine it with a DJ-style song mashup to make an “oddly entertaining blend of musical alchemy”, and there you have the design behind...
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 12:01 am
 Coming from nearby Bloomington to celebrate Old Abe’s birthday, Old Smoke Band invited Springfield’s own Trina Madonia to sing some lead and background vocals for the occasion. Starting out...

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