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Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010 06:21 am
For over a year and half now The Ramblin Blues Band has traveled around the local music scene roaming through venues all over central Illinois. The quartet of Keeli Zerrusen (lead vocals), Matt Combs ...
Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010 03:00 pm
About two years ago Kevin Hawkins decided to make a living playing music and that’s exactly what he’s done. Now known all over central Illinois as the fun lovin’, music makin’,...
Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010 11:35 am
When his band Holden unexpectedly folded in 2007, Tom Cantillon – the Tommy of the High Pilots – took off from his native Santa Barbara, Calif., for a year in New York City using the inspi...
Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010 05:33 pm
In honor of National Drum Month, Prairie Drum presents two world-class drummers with roots in central Illinois in an evening of entertainment and education. Dale Armstrong, a Bloomington native, moved...
Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010 11:21 am
Longtime friends and musicians Aaron Stanley and Robert Reynolds kicked around the idea of a cool 90s cover band for a few years until putting the notion into motion last summer. The pals agree they d...
Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010 01:25 pm
Warning, warning this is only a reunion show. Please do not get extremely excited about Park doing more recording or touring. Miles Parkhill reports all band members including Ladd, Alex and Aaron are...
Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010 04:58 am
Established as one of the finest pure blues bands in central Illinois, Bluesmattic built a reputation by persevering through fine playing and good performing. The rocking blues trio of Robert Beam (gu...
Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010 07:04 pm
These two seasoned veterans of the local music scene recently collaborated on a CD of original tunes and intend to perform them at the CD release show. Conceived by Lounsberry (vocals, keyboards), Low...
Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010 05:22 am
Not so long ago, vocalist Rod Grant, guitarist Johnny Johnson and bass player Doug Antonacci, all former members of Late Arrival (a previous winner in IT’s Best of Springfield for band duties, b...
Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010 12:25 am
Jessica Jolly and Nate Blesse started an acoustic duo a few years back to get experience playing out and give the world a chance to experience Jessica’s original songs. Drummer Robert Burtnett j...

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