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Band Spotlight
Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:00 am
 Many of us blues-rock fans and fans of other music will remember a fiery guitarist and singer from the Springfield area named Joe Tenuto who played the scene back in the day. Big, blonde Joe mov
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, April 14, 2016 12:00 am
 As we get through the ides of April, U.S. income tax due day and likely a few other eventful events this weekend, the music keeps coming, as inevitable as death and taxes.I don’t even want to
Band Spotlight
Thursday, April 14, 2016 12:00 am
 Mr. Neptune began studying classical music in Philadelphia before being bitten by the blues bug via Blind Blake. He applied his years of studies of the classics to arranging and learning the blu
Music - Tom Irwin
Friday, April 8, 2016 12:00 am
 As we stroll along the boulevard of winter-spring balancing acts, music matters move along no matter whether the weather is this or that. Along with the continuous supply of local bands at diffe
Band Spotlight
Thursday, April 7, 2016 12:00 am
 Another creative, hard-hitting, pull-no-punches band from Springfield’s continuously burgeoning punk-and-DIY scene knocks off a cool show and record release event. Livin’ Thing is putting ou
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, March 31, 2016 12:00 am
 Well, well, we are done with March and moving on to April. Soon all the outdoor events will be here. But in the meantime, there’s plenty going on, including a few April Fool-ery events. &
Band Spotlight
Thursday, March 31, 2016 12:00 am
 Rolling down the line from Peoria way comes a central Illinois standard-bearer of modern country with a promise of “going full throttle to bring their high-energy, rockin’ country show to a
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:00 am
 Per usual, there are gigs galore going on all over town this weekend. Even though the Easter holiday is happening on Sunday with accompanying spring events and church doings, folks still got to
Band Spotlight
Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:00 am
 For more than a decade, this band of musical brothers from the Effingham area have pounded the pavement and graced the stage to bring their proven and provocative mix of country, bluegrass, rock
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, March 17, 2016 12:00 am
 Thursday, March 17 is the day designated as St. Patrick’s Day, and even though Springfield and other places may have celebrated with gusto last Saturday, many folks still call this the real de

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