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Band Spotlight
Thursday, March 28, 2013 12:00 am
From an introduction through friends, Maria Brink (lead vocals, piano) and Chris Howorth (lead guitar, vocals) got together in August of 2005 and immediately formed a common bond of music through song
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, March 21, 2013 12:00 am
After this wonderfully busy, gig-a-day week (with two on Friday and three on Saturday), including venues from first grade classrooms to high class social clubs, barrooms full of temporary drunken sail
Band Spotlight
Thursday, March 21, 2013 12:00 am
This Chicago-based quartet keeps making the rounds and stirring the pot with festival appearances at the Midwest’s finest, including Summerfest, Summer Camp and 10,000 Lakes. Family Groove Compa
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, March 14, 2013 12:00 am
Welcome one and all to the great American invention of St. Patrick’s Day. Once contained within our Irish-American communities, St. Patty’s Day now involves all who want to be included in
Band Spotlight
Thursday, March 14, 2013 12:00 am
Always a busy band during the St. Patrick’s Day celebration, The Emerald Underground goes for the pot o’ gold at the end of the Irish rainbow with three shows this weekend. Now into their
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, March 7, 2013 12:00 am
With great honor and satisfaction, plus considerable fanfare, let us announce the release of The Blue G’s debut recording. The self-titled CD, almost two years in the making, holds a wonderful a
Band Spotlight
Thursday, March 7, 2013 12:00 am
Wild, wooly, raucous and racy, these guys come on with a bang and stay lit all night. Well-known up and down and all around, plus parts beyond for the music, the show, the attitude, the tattoos, the s
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 12:00 am
Looks like we’ve made it through the winter music doldrums as March comes in like a lion in the entertainment calendar world. Here are a few of the slew of upcoming happenings.This Saturday the
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 12:00 am
I usually only write about Springfield-area shows, but when I got the chance to interview Ricky Skaggs for his upcoming performance at the Sheldon Concert Hall in St. Louis on Feb. 22, I changed my tu

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