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Band Spotlight
Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 12:00 am
 After a year of working out the kinks and playing “sparingly” around town, The Loops are now ready to roll onto the local scene in full force. With names you’ll recognize as familiar faces
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 12:00 am
 Well, that month seemed to fly by. Maybe it was the political activities keeping things moving or the ice scare one weekend followed by temps in the mid-60s the next. Whatever is going on, 2017
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 12:00 am
 Since 1993, Martin McCormack (bass, vocals) and Brian FitzGerald (guitar, mandolin, vocals), known as the duo Switchback, have released several CDs of Celtic and Americana music and traveled a g
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 12:00 am
 We survived the great ice scare of last weekend with a few cancellations and a little rescheduling, which resulted in bonus attendance at the gigs that remained, attended by brave and reckless s
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 12:00 am
 Back in 2003, Suzie Stephens decided to get a group together to expand and expose her love of music and performance, creating Ultraviolet in the process. Born a fourth cousin (really) to Bill Mo
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 12:00 am
 It looks like we are on the move again; all the bars and clubs and taverns and wineries are up to snuff and booked to the gills. Not only are the venues jamming, but all kinds of music makers ar
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 12:00 am
 Filled with years of experience of rocking bars all night long while playing in local bands such as Kicked to the Curb, Zack Fedor and the Backseat Drivers, Piston Broke, Porkpie and the Northen
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017 12:00 am
 Well, here we are in 2017, and don’t you know it, it will be 2018 before you know it. I know, I know, don’t say things like that, but, as some folks say, it’s better than the alternative.
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017 12:00 am
 A talented, hardworking artist of stature, this Peoria native plays steady all year, making a living making music, and he does it by making people feel good. A versatile, multi-instrumentalist o
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016 12:00 am
 There’s something about the New Year beginning as the old fades away that requires some introspection and retrospection, along with an inspection of the process of getting from here to there.

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