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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
Band Spotlight
Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:00 am
Some people play the blues and some people listen to the blues, but James Armstrong just is the blues. From starting his first band in seventh grade to traveling the country playing major festivals an
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, April 4, 2013 12:00 am
If last Monday someone tried to pull an April Fool’s joke on me by talking about the quality and variety of upcoming live music this month, I think I’d wholeheartedly felt foolish and fell
Band Spotlight
Thursday, April 4, 2013 12:00 am
Blessed with a lovely voice, a sweet smile, a creative streak and enough gumption to take on the music business world, Taylorville native Amy Benton lives her dream. Between consistent shows in centra
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, March 28, 2013 12:00 am
Oh, I can close my eyes and hear those wonderful sounds of music played out-of-doors as the weather breaks and spring returns to take us into summer. I hear rock bands outside in beer gardens, festiva

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