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Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009 11:29 am
What do you mean you had no idea there was a band from central Illinois that just signed to a record label? Renae, a local, hard-hitting, hard-working, sorta, indie-rock band just hooked up with Hotfo...
Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009 10:18 am
One look says it all: these guys are living the rock band dream of wild times on the edge. Trash Martini hails from Chicago with Ral II and Erik Donner as the brothers behind the band. Offspring of Ra...
Thursday, Dec. 17, 2009 04:10 am
The band Thornhill, originally began when Tina Thornhill, lead singer, rhythm guitarist and namesake of the group, moved to Springfield from Ohio several years ago along with drummer Patty Kniss to pl...
Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009 07:45 am
Talk about diverse styles in the Springfield music scene should include the Samba Llamas, who move and groove within a class of diversity all alone. The many-piece group focuses on the rhythms of Braz...
Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009 10:18 am
Making a splash into the local music market for the first time, The Stone and Biscuit Band debuts this weekend with a three-hour show at Broadway Nights, the former On Broadway night club. The sextet,...
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009 12:48 pm
NIL8, very likely the longest-running, continuously together rock band in Springfield area history, continues to draw crowds, produce original music and entertain at a magnificent level after some 25 ...
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. ...


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