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Thursday, May 14, 2015 12:00 am
 Looks like we are getting our April showers in May, so look up and leave the rain dances at home as this weekend pours in with four area outdoor festivals presenting live music at the forefront
Band Spotlight
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 12:00 am
 Always on the move and in the groove, Russian-born, singer-songwriter-keyboardist Marina V stops in town to perform her expressive, original songs. As a high-schooler in Moscow, she won a contes
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, May 7, 2015 12:00 am
 As we roll on through lovely May-time in central Illinois, the music around town is mostly as marvelous and mellifluous as the much-anticipated burst of nature’s bounty and beauty. Then there�
Band Spotlight
Thursday, May 7, 2015 12:00 am
 Remember those entertainment relics called “lounge singers” who could somewhat sleazily, but mostly cheesily, easily charm the pants off a mannequin? Bill Murray famously portrayed one in th
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, April 30, 2015 12:00 am
 Welcome, as we wind our way into the month of May, where the outdoor music starts seeping in and the festivals and fairs are not far away.Let’s start this week off with a howdy-do to the Curve
Band Spotlight
Thursday, April 30, 2015 12:00 am
 Big Sandy is no stranger to Springfield, and you can bet in his 25-plus years of travels with the Fly-Rite Boys this guy made some stops across the country. A frequent guest of Sangamon Valley R
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:00 am
 As we wind down the last weekend in April 2015, Springfield offers a fine and wide assortment of entertainment options in the music department. Let us delve into a few items of interest.Engraine
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:00 am
 We’ve got a lot to cover this week as we shake off the chill and get down to the happenings before summer goes bananas.On Thursday, the Bedrock 66 Live! concert series hosts another show for t
Band Spotlight
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:00 am
 So you’ve never heard of a band called The Boxmasters? How about an actor known as Billy Bob Thornton? Ah, there we go. He’s in the band as singer and shaker, making the group an accessible

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