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Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009 05:29 am
Fresh from receiving the most votes as Best New Local Band in our recent Best of Springfield issue, Music for Big Kids continues on a roll with the release of their first CD, Hold and Hold On. Produce...
Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009 01:27 pm
2001 marked the first sights and sounds of BigFur, Springfield’s original, alternative rock band created to define a new musical experience on the Midwest scene. In spite of rocky roads here and...
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009 03:37 pm
Good friends can make for good bands and Daddy’$ Money does just that. Bill and Lori McKenzie, Troy Roark, Jack White and Chas Blythe all first met at the Jimmy’s Sub Shoppe open mic about...
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009 01:26 pm
Getting a photo into the Best of Springfield issue surely grants the Groove Daddies a special award as the best band in Springfield to never win a category. ...
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009 01:40 am
Lyman Ellerman, a Riverton area native, moved to Nashville, Tenn., several years ago to pursue songwriting as a career. Though the persistent and vibrant songster has yet to score a major cut, the int...
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009 10:18 am
For a band that formed just 15 months ago, Angels n’ Outlaws are making a mark soon and sudden on the central Illinois scene. ...
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009 06:42 pm
Hailing from our eastern, state capital neighbor, Stereo Deluxe is a genuine, indie-rock band from Indianapolis....
Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009 04:09 pm
Vernon Harrington grew up on Chicago’s West Side surrounded by blues music and other facts of life in the area. His father, a preacher by trade, also ran a blues and gospel record label, allowin...
Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009 09:35 pm
The Hitmen sure got their name right. These guys play the hits and nothing but the hits. Together since the summer of 2001 and recently reunited with original singer/guitarist Greg Bickers, fellow Hit...
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009 01:32 am
As The Station, a Springfield-based national touring funk/rock/jam band, celebrates 10 years of being together as a functioning unit in 2009, the nucleus of Dave Littrell (vocals, guitar, sax) and Dav...


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