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Band Spotlight
Thursday, July 18, 2013 12:00 am
Calling Chicago home, this five-piece combo combines bits of rock, blues, funk, Americana and soul with voracious vocals, lyrical lyrics and groovy grooves to create a “sometimes playful, someti
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, July 11, 2013 12:00 am
Many other glorious events fill our entertainment calendar this weekend, but none can compare to the shindig of the season, Taste of Downtown Springfield. Years in the making, the Taste combines three
Band Spotlight
Thursday, July 11, 2013 12:00 am
The blues speaks to all and Rockin’ Johnny knows the language better than most. The Chicago-based singing guitarist plays the blues with an edge, not over the top or in your face, but in the gro
Music - Tom Irwin
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 12:00 am
There’s something about the Fourth holiday being near the end of the work week that makes it all the more fun and exciting. Lots of folks I know are out of town this week and many others plan on
Band Spotlight
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 12:00 am
Truly a representation of the interplay of generations in the Springfield music scene, New City Road, a new band in town, combines family members with longtime local players to create a special blend
Band Spotlight
Friday, June 28, 2013 12:00 am
Australia’s First Lady of the Blues rolls into town, rocking the house with her raw and raucous, right on, down and dirty, down under playing of the blues. Anni started on guitar at age 12, but
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, June 27, 2013 12:00 am
We sure are on a roll weather wise lately, either sweating up a storm or sweating out a storm, with not much in between. Regardless, the music keeps pouring all the time and that’s just fine.Spe
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, June 20, 2013 12:00 am
There’s so much to talk about I’m not going to pretend to fabricate an introduction or lead you down a merry path of assumed meticulous and attempted mellifluous wordplay and just get on w
Band Spotlight
Thursday, June 20, 2013 12:00 am
When the “about” section of a band’s Facebook page says, “A malicious onslaught of diabolical debauchery and brutal blasphemy!!!!!” you know they mean business. What thou

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