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Band Spotlight
Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 12:00 am
A Fancy Prairie native and Athens High School graduate, Eva got her start in show business with a family band, singing with her sisters. As the emotive vocalist developed into a rhythm guitar player a
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 12:00 am
First I’d like to thank the folks at Penny Lane and all who helped organize the 18th annual Jerry Garcia Tribute at Douglas Park last Sunday. The Raouligans and I were honored to play along with
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 12:00 am
Began in Carbondale and molded in Chicago, the hard driving, pop-rock, soul-funk band Mathien comes back to town on the opening weekend for Donnie’s Homespun nightclub in the Vinegar Hill Mall.
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 12:00 am
What started as a way for bands to just get a place to play turned into a seven-year success story as a home for all-ages music in Springfield. Snuggled into one long room on the east side of 11th Str
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 12:00 am
These guys have been playing the popular hits for awhile or, as the promo coyly states, “deez guyz been playing da hits of the 60s, 70s & 80s since 2001,” booking everything from bar g
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 12:00 am
In a heartbreaking time for me, after 18 and a half years of being booked at the Brewhaus every Sunday, my streak has come to an inglorious end. Management at the club wants to “shake things up&
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 12:00 am
Claiming to be “playing more musical styles than a department store soundtrack” and that the band “has musical ADHD,” Room 306 comes a-calling with an attitude ready to take li
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012 12:00 am
When done well, fingerpicking a guitar looks so easy anybody could do it. But the task of convincing several digits to make music while moving simultaneously in different, yet coordinated directions a
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012 12:00 am
By the looks of the Springfield scene, the days of searching to find something to do may be over for good. This week is chock-full of exciting musical adventures sure to please the palate of many a mu

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