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Band Spotlight
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012 12:00 am
There are many bands playing original music in the area, but few are more original in character and sound than Hot Bag O’ Donuts. The band describes themselves as “a classic wave combo&rdq
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, July 26, 2012 12:00 am
Yes, you read right. After 30 some years as a newspaper Illinois Times has it’s own radio program available directly from IT’s website. Never fear, the paper is still in print and online,
Band Spotlight
Thursday, July 26, 2012 12:00 am
With a combined musical experience of more than 75 years, Harmony Deep truly brings a deep and lasting sense of melody and harmony to all performances. Former Oohs Brian Curtis (vocals, keyboards) and
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, July 19, 2012 12:00 am
Several excellent goings on are going on this week and here are few of them. First a moment of silence, then a big hoot and holler, for Raoul Brotherman’s birth date on July 18. It’s perfe
Band Spotlight
Thursday, July 19, 2012 12:00 am
Dream Team Ensemble’s live music performance as described by Richard Gilman-Opalsky, UIS professor of political science and a creative music performer, is “an experimental tapestry of soun
Band Spotlight
Thursday, July 12, 2012 12:00 am
Formed nearly six months ago in the aftermath of the breakup of three Springfield rock bands, Up In Arms came together with the “common state of mind to bring the best music they can into the Mi
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, July 5, 2012 12:00 am
As the undeniable Don Van Vliet performing as Captain Beefheart once said in his song Ice Cream for Crow, “It’s so hot it looks like you got three beaks crow,” and these days I think
Band Spotlight
Thursday, July 5, 2012 12:00 am
A 2011 performer at the Bedrock 66 Live! concert series and a favorite among Springfield roots rock fans, John Paul Keith returns to the capital city for a big stage slot at the American Music Show. K
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, June 28, 2012 12:00 am
What a wonderful time it can be when wild notions become reality. For Robbie Kording and his idea for the Patchwork 2012 Springfield Music Compilation, now is that time. As I recently wrote in Now Pla

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