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Band Spotlight
Thursday, March 31, 2016 12:00 am
 Rolling down the line from Peoria way comes a central Illinois standard-bearer of modern country with a promise of “going full throttle to bring their high-energy, rockin’ country show to a
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:00 am
 Per usual, there are gigs galore going on all over town this weekend. Even though the Easter holiday is happening on Sunday with accompanying spring events and church doings, folks still got to
Band Spotlight
Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:00 am
 For more than a decade, this band of musical brothers from the Effingham area have pounded the pavement and graced the stage to bring their proven and provocative mix of country, bluegrass, rock
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, March 17, 2016 12:00 am
 Thursday, March 17 is the day designated as St. Patrick’s Day, and even though Springfield and other places may have celebrated with gusto last Saturday, many folks still call this the real de
Band Spotlight
Thursday, March 17, 2016 12:00 am
 When a group calls itself an “American rock band from Springfield, Illinois” on their website’s homepage, you know they better mean it. Deep Lunar Blue has been setting a standard of origi
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, March 10, 2016 12:00 am
 No blarney here; we’re about to do the St. Patrick’s Day-thing this weekend in Springfield. Next Thursday, March 17 is the official date, but our Saint Patrick’s Day Marching Band Parade a
Band Spotlight
Thursday, March 10, 2016 12:00 am
 As witnessed above, this is definitely the busiest band in Celtic show business during the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in Springfield. 2016 marks the 15th year in the existence of The Emera
Music - Tom Irwin
Friday, March 4, 2016 12:00 am
 Here comes the first weekend in March of 2016, and it’s in like a lion with music happenings. Start your weekend on Thursday with a visit to The Alamo where Mary Jo Curry and Tombstone Bullet
Band Spotlight
Thursday, March 3, 2016 12:00 am
 Original lead singer, songwriter and rhythm guitarist of popular 80s roots-rock band The Georgia Satellites (Yes, the “Keep your hands to yourself” guys), Dan Baird is a fixture in American
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 12:00 am
 What a lovely time of year, as the winter winds down with flurries of fury but mostly hints of hello to the warm weather to come. This week let’s look at those famed and ridiculed open mics.Ca

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