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Band Spotlight
Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:00 am
 From Russia with love comes the irrepressible Marina V (short for Verenikina) dashing across the U.S. with her “C Minor to Shining Sea” summer tour in full swing. Some years ago, the Russian
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:00 am
 I’m glad I’m not in town this weekend (we’re playing the Belgium Beer and Mussels Festival at Schlafly’s Tap Room in St. Louis – personal plug!) only because the wide and wonderful mus
Band Spotlight
Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:00 am
 No doubt one of the most popular hometown bands (if not the one) in Springfield rock history, Cats on Holiday continue to draw big time, some 30 years after conception. The core group
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, July 10, 2014 12:00 am
As we move into our second year of mostly local artists as our Taste of Downtown entertainment, look for more jazz, soul, funk, Latin, blues and less Americana roots-styles. In a very nice grouping of
Band Spotlight
Thursday, July 10, 2014 12:00 am
 Music travels beyond the boundaries of regions, allowing for things like this: One of the best reggae-influenced bands in the Midwest comes from the St. Louis area. Mixing up a whole bunch of Ja
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, July 3, 2014 12:00 am
 Here’s one thing on that Declaration of Independence stuff, in case you need some trivia tidbits to carry you through the holiday happenings. As Mr. Howie Baird, our delightfully cantankerous
Band Spotlight
Thursday, July 3, 2014 12:00 am
 When your break in the blues world comes from being discovered by an iconic character such as the great harmonica man Junior Wells (with Buddy Guy for years), things are just going your way. &nb
Feature
Thursday, June 26, 2014 12:00 am

A play tells the story of pioneers at Clayville

Prairie Dreams: The History of Clayville and Its People. Dates and times: July 4, 6 p.m., July 5, 7 p.m. July 6, 3 p.m. Admission: Adults (13 and over) $13.50. Seniors and veterans $11.50. Youth (12 a
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, June 26, 2014 12:00 am
 As we wrap up the last weekend in June 2104 (just so you know how fast we’re spinning), the bands are back and the bars (and other venues) are booming. Let’s take a look-see.Back in the earl
Band Spotlight
Thursday, June 26, 2014 12:00 am
 How lucky it is to be young and in a band! Young Luck began in mid-November of 2012 when Fedor and the Power Trio morphed into a kicking band blowing down the road like a rock ’n’ roll freig

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