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Band Spotlight
Thursday, June 14, 2012 12:00 am
Get a good look at how it happens, folks, as Brushfire, a locally based “upbeat rockin’ country” band makes a splash in the scene. Formed a few years ago, the boys are booked solid t
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, June 7, 2012 12:00 am
Now that the SOHO Fest in lovely downtown Springfield is in the books for 2012, the controversy about the early closing of small festivals downtown will subside, but other events are approaching and t
Band Spotlight
Thursday, June 7, 2012 12:00 am
Last seen in Springfield on stage at the Hoogland for a Bedrock 66 Live! concert on Oct. 1, 2011, Zoe Muth has since continued on a veritable rampage of critical acceptance and festival appearances. H
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, May 31, 2012 12:00 am
On Saturday the Hoogland Center for the Arts hosts David Cain & Senses featuring percussionist Paul Wertico in a program called A Feast for the Senses. The dinner features Chef Shaun Moore with Ar
Band Spotlight
Thursday, May 31, 2012 12:00 am
From the ashes, rise again, goes the old saying, and with the 2011 demise of The Graduate, a local band done good, comes another group called The Sun and The Sea. Members Tim Moore (drums), Matt Kenne
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, May 24, 2012 12:00 am
Ah yes, here we are at the official kickoff of the summertime season. Once known as Decoration Day, we now have Memorial Day and it’s become a weekend. So as it sits, we are off to enjoy and ind
Band Spotlight
Thursday, May 24, 2012 12:00 am
Based out of Chicago, Bobby Conn considers music to be a vehicle for entertainment and puts on a wild and woolly show to prove it. Along with this valuable contribution to stage antics, he backs it up
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, May 10, 2012 12:00 am
I once received a gift from the brilliant guitarist and songwriter Jim Schniepp, co-founder of the local, lovely band Backwards Day with Illinois Times contributor Scott Faingold. The present was a ho

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