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Band Spotlight
Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 12:00 am
 Longevity and loyalty aren’t words often associated with bands. Most groups come from members of other groups that disbanded and reformed then changed names and began again. That’s why it’
Music - Tom Irwin
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 12:00 am
 Welcome one and all to the beginning of 2015 and our last big blast of 2014. New Year’s Eve has long been a night of celebration and one that nearly always includes live music. This year we ha
Band Spotlight
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 12:00 am
 Start your New Year off with a winner, the winner of the 2014 Blues Music Award, Soul Blues Artist of the Year, that is. Also nominated for six other BMA’s, including BB King Artist of the Yea
Band Spotlight
Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 12:00 am
 Monica and Josie are heading back to Memphis to participate in the annual International Blues Challenge competition, bringing their own brand of blues highlighted by a special blend of guitar pl
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 12:00 am
 Hold onto to your holiday hats everyone; we are in for a wild and wooly ride down entertainment row as the gigs pile up like presents under some lucky folks Christmas tree. Congratulations are i
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 12:00 am
 The Cats are back! For anyone around the Springfield music scene from the 80s on, that can mean only one thing. Yes, that’s right, Cats on Holiday are back in town for a one night only Holiday
Feature
Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 12:00 am

James Armstrong, the internationally renowned bluesman, relocates to Springfield

 Believe it or not, Springfield, Illinois, is red hot for the cool blues. The capital city is home to one of the oldest blues clubs in the nation, hosts a nearly 30-year-old weekly blues performa
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 12:00 am
 Here we are moving through December like a kid through presents on Christmas morning. Per usual, we have a diverse and dandy assortment of doings to share with you this week.Word on the street s
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 12:00 am
 Identical twin brothers James and Paul McElwain, or if you prefer, Dorian and Adrian Westwood, or just plain Milk N Cookies, or best yet, “ice devouring sex tornadoes” are one of the hottest
Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 12:00 am
 As we coolly creep into December, rapidly approaching the year 2015, the Springfield music scene shows its depth, diversity and caring in a variety of ways.Jingle Jam, featuring local musicians

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