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Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 12:00 am
 Welcome to good-old, brand-new 2014, folks. Glad you could make it. To quote a favorite songwriter of mine, Greg Brown of Iowa way, “who woulda thunk it?” But here we are and here we go with
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 12:00 am

Tuesday, Jan. 7, 7pm

 Direct from somewhere around here comes “three guys who play music, sometimes sad, sometimes not,” with a name in German that means, “We Can,” complete with Germanic-styled umlaut and ev
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 12:00 am
 Here are a few observations on the past year, which seemed very much like a fast year as well. From what I can recollect, we had a good season of outdoor events. Not only did we produce a whole
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 12:00 am
 Coming from Chicago and claiming to be best, and incidentally, the only Talking Heads tribute band from the Windy City, This Must Be the Band likes being faux T-Heads a lot. How they best like t
Remembering
Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 12:00 am

ANDREW RICHARD STONE, SR. June 1, 1958-Jan. 24, 2013

Andy Stone spent his life working and living on and for the family farm, but he was not your stereotypical tractor-driving, cap-wearing farmer. Not content to rest on the well-established laurels of t
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 12:00 am
 Just as families reunite during the holiday season, it appears that bands do, too. Among many other exciting events this weekend, we have a few get back-togethers to report.I guess this one is r
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 12:00 am
 Nashville-based singer-songwriter, guitarist Tim Easton gets around. His 2013 itinerary included Europe, Japan, Alaska, Texas, the East Coast and now a nine day run through the Midwest. The accl
Feature
Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 12:00 am

Established and successful, music education is ready to grow

 On Wednesday, Dec. 4, outside Room 2250 in Menard Hall on the campus of Lincoln Land Community College, well-dressed young adults pace nervously, awaiting the moment they enter to participate in
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 12:00 am
 Yes, the holiday season is upon us in full force with ads, snow, ads, parties, ads, lights, and did I mentions ads? One thing for sure, this time of year folks seem to not only unlock the pocket
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 12:00 am
 If there was ever a dynamic duo in the performing singer-songwriter world, these two seasoned performers and musicians could most certainly fit the bill. The combination of Jill Manning’s roug

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