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Band Spotlight
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 12:00 am
 Coming from nearby Bloomington to celebrate Old Abe’s birthday, Old Smoke Band invited Springfield’s own Trina Madonia to sing some lead and background vocals for the occasion. Starting out
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 12:00 am
 This week finds us celebrating various ends of the music spectrum. As usual, if you want to do it, there is plenty to do.Let’s begin with the life of Riley; Mark, to be exact. Area musician Ma
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 12:00 am
 Known to Springfield fans as a headline performer at SOHO festival pasts, as well as other venues with his band The Humadors, Dan Hubbard is on a brand new adventure and invites you to come alon
Film - Chuck Koplinski
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 12:00 am
 Off we dash through the end of January, heading pell-mell into February like nobody’s business. Look out world; here comes the music, and there’s not a thing you need to do but enjoy it.&nbs
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 12:00 am
 A Springfield-based, indie-rock group citing heavy influences from the hip-hop, R&B and rap genres, the SOHI House Band plays a rather different role than most local music groups. Signed to
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 12:00 am
 As the good, old cold settles in on January wintertime, let’s take a moment to cover a couple of things and hopefully discover a few, too. First, here are a couple reminders of upcoming concer
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 12:00 am
 Together for over six years now, it’s hard to imagine a time when Hipbone Sam wasn’t on the scene. Bandmates Kevin Hawkins as Hipbone Sam (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Rick Mari (lead guitar
Music - Tom Irwin
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

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