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Band Spotlight
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 12:00 am
When Bruce Baise (guitar, vocals), Dave Marr (guitar, vocals), Craig Wood (bass, vocals), Mark “Doc” Janis (drums), Steve Jackson (saxophone, clarinet, flute) and “Bad” Bill Ro
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 12:00 am
After this odd week of weather contortions, I’m not sure if we are thawing out, warming up or freezing in, but I can assure you, no matter the fluctuating conditions of the climate, there is a s
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 12:00 am
Hailing from Detroit, Mich., these guys are more like Motor City alt/country rockers, described by many critics as producing a sound reminiscent of the Exile on Main Street period Rolling Stones. Fron
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 12:00 am
With these cold days upon us, what could be more appealing than checking out some hot music tunes for a thaw from this week of chilling weather?I recently received a warming message from Marina V, our
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 12:00 am
Look out world, here come the Old School Dropouts, a new band formed by Springfield music scene veterans to play “old school” rock. First imagined as a rock power trio in 2011 with Dan Lup
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 12:00 am
Most frequently in this column, the musicians I interview are either in Springfield or from another place. This week I was very fortunate to speak with drummer Greg Fundis, a hometown hero now residin
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 12:00 am
Original and classic rock jam band Deep Lunar Blue commemorates 120 shows as a band with a four year anniversary celebration this weekend. The rollicking band of Shane Quigley (guitar, vocals), Casey
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 12:00 am
Certain commitments known as New Year’s resolutions are commonly concocted around the beginning of a calendar year and generally concern a makeover of the self, often dealing with all kinds of w
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 12:00 am
From origins as a college jam band formed at SIU-Carbondale in 2008 of friends drawn together by intellectual and interesting likes, SPREAD continues in a progressive march across the Midwest sharing

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