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Band Spotlight
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:00 am
 You won’t find a better band replicating the sounds of Cajun and Zydeco through original songs and traditional tunes, but these dashing and daring musicians of high caliber cheerfully toss in
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:00 am
 Things are heating up weather-wise and in live music functions. All the outdoor venues are in full swing with the out-of-doors music festivals coming your way. Yippee!Thursday comes but once a w
Band Spotlight
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:00 am
 Considered one of Canada’s most acclaimed blues artists since being nominated for the “Best New Artist” award in 2011 at the Maple Blues Awards, guitar-playing and songwriting bluesman Chr
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:00 am
 We’ve circled back around to Fat Ass time this weekend, as the popular event takes over the downtown area Friday night and Saturday day. But never fear, because along with your Fat Ass stuff,
Band Spotlight
Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:00 am
 A nationally-acclaimed singer-songwriter, folklorist, musician and producer, Chris Vallillo has cultivated a status as the go-to guy for original and traditional folk-based song-playing during h
Feature
Thursday, May 4, 2017 12:00 am

Comedy is serious business to Ray Phillips

 Growing up in the Philly projects with an African-American father and Italian mother, my Mom would try to cook soul food for my Dad and we appreciated it. But I’m telling you, spaghetti and pi
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, May 4, 2017 12:00 am
 No maybe about it, the merry month of May is upon us, signaling the beginning of the summer music season and the conclusion of the spring one. Some venues now choose to end entertainment for the
Band Spotlight
Thursday, May 4, 2017 12:00 am
 Sometimes the best descriptions come from the artists themselves, and in this case we get: “Alec James is a musician and songwriter in the central Illinois area. He plays guitar, harmonica and
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, April 27, 2017 12:00 am
 Here we go, wrapping up April 2017 like it was nothing. But far from nothing is what’s going on around town. There are final gigs, first gigs, fun gigs, gigs galore, and so much more happening
Band Spotlight
Thursday, April 27, 2017 12:00 am
 A force on the national scene for several years now, what started as a lark with a band called Uptown Sound has morphed into a major career of increasing proportions for JC Brooks. Based out of

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