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Thursday, May 16, 2013 12:00 am
John Michael Presney spent the better part of the last two years on the road in the first national touring production of the Tony award-winning musical Million Dollar Quartet portraying the “fat
Band Spotlight
Thursday, May 16, 2013 12:00 am
Springfield’s ZZ Tripp with Brad Alan (as Billy Gibbons on guitar), Dan Kress (as Dusty Hill on bass) and Tom Summerlin (as Frank Beard on drums) gives ZZ Top a tremendous tribute treatment. Wit
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, May 9, 2013 12:00 am
Within the burgeoning Springfield music scene bubbles a wonderful and creative world of hip-hop and rap music that thrives on talent and expression. As the national music direction goes, so goes the f
Band Spotlight
Thursday, May 9, 2013 12:00 am
The Brothers do the Allman Brothers music and do it well. Unlike other tribute bands, they have actual experiences of working with the group they celebrate, as some of the “brothers” actua
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, May 2, 2013 12:00 am
Oh, how we love to measure time, indeed, we live by that desire, but that’s the human way of observing and commemorating movement through our lives. Important events in our travels are designate
Band Spotlight
Thursday, April 25, 2013 12:00 am
New Mexican bluesman CW Ayon (pronounced “I own”) began his adventure as a one-man band in 2008. Playing what he terms his “Hill Country Blues, Chihuahuan Desert, hook-laden groove,&
Feature
Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:00 am

A performer’s journey from Moscow to Springfield and beyond

What separates the dreamers and schemers of the world from the believers and achievers? Some say hard work and some say circumstance, but most would think it’s a fair amount of both that make th
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:00 am
Back in 2010 for the debut of Drum Fest, I started out with a few typical drummer jokes such as “What do you call someone who hangs around with musicians? A drummer.” And a beauty like thi

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