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Band Spotlight
Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 12:00 am
 These guys hail from Stillwater, Okla., and play what has become known as “Red Dirt” country music. The name comes from the color of earth you find in Oklahoma, and the band’s style lives
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 12:00 am
 Ah, November comes and I feel the sadness and sorrow in my bones, even with these wonderful, extra sunny days. That normal slowing down of fall combined with the time change just knocked me for
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 12:00 am
 With Kevin Wasmer (vocals, guitar) and Sam Ganci (drums) as the core of the band’s hard-hitting, melodic sound for several years, the recently recharged Enamel added Nick Beal (bass) and Tyler
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 12:00 am
 Along with our listings of usual and incredible music shows around town this week, we have an apology to make and an award to give. In last week’s Best of Springfield issue we inadvertently le
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 12:00 am
 Lindsay Baker, a former child beauty queen and inventor of incredibly adventurous and artistic videos with songs attached, is Guts Club, all by her lonesome. For a look into the life and times o
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 12:00 am
 Always a big night for music, Halloween weekend 2015 seems extra special as All Hallow’s Eve lands on a Saturday. There will be plenty of parties, costumes, prizes, music and merrymaking in th
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 12:00 am
 A real rock-country music band that’s having chart success while claiming influences from a “hybrid of English rock, country, American rock, soul and blues.” Michael Hobby (lead vocals), B
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 12:00 am
 I don’t know why, but this weekend shows up like a who’s who of what’s happening here, there and everywhere. Tough choices lie on the entertainment table.Let’s start when Chris Miller, t
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 12:00 am
 Hot off a Southern California run and in between a southern Missouri romp, the very busy and very talented blues guitarist, singer and bandleader from Chicagoland makes his way to the Illinois C
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 12:00 am
 Welcome all to the Ides of October and beyond. We have a few lingering festivals, plenty of diverse performers and a bushel basket full of local regulars playing the scene.By now the Cubs/Cards

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