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Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 12:00 am
 The Ides of January are upon us, as the weather finally decided to act like a Midwest winter. Methinks many a Springfieldian is prepared to come out of the warm and protected cave to see live mu
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 12:00 am
 Hailing from Columbus, Ohio and hitting towns all over the Midwest since 2009 with the sound and the fury of a modern American rock and roll band on a mission, Angela Perley (vocals, electric gu
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016 12:00 am
 Well, as amazing as it seems, here we are smack dab at the beginning of our very own time invention called 2016. As Greg Brown, one of my favorite songwriters, said in a song, “Who woulda thun
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016 12:00 am
 Riverton native and current Nashville resident, songwriter, guitarist, vocalist and performer, Lyman Ellerman is a man of many musical talents. The good news for us is that he keeps refining and
Music - Tom Irwin
Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015 12:00 am
 Hello everyone and welcome to almost 2016 – or maybe it already is the New Year by the time you read this. Whatever your situation, let’s open to it with open arms and let the world on in.Th
Band Spotlight
Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015 12:00 am
Born just outside Austin, Texas, Jackson Taylor spent his formative years traveling and soaking up the sounds of real country music with his migrant worker family. When, as a young man, he made a move
Music - Tom Irwin
Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015 12:00 am
 Here we are full of holiday spirit, and hopefully spirits too, ready to finish off the holiday season with Christmas and next week’s New Year’s Eve. This year our weekend is a bit off as the
Band Spotlight
Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015 12:00 am
 Considered by many as one of our area’s music-making treasures, Jaigh Lowder and Jill Manning play original songs at an exceptional level of composition and performance. Jaigh’s guitar prowe
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015 12:00 am
 After watching music made in this area for decades, plus 15 years of helping list it weekly in Illinois Times, I am still amazed at the variety, talent and amount of good stuff happening. This w
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015 12:00 am
 Yes, there is a punk band from Springfield called Hospital Job. Yes, they’ve toured the U.S. twice and western Europe. Yes, they have plans in the works for a 2016 East Coast tour and dates at

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