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Band Spotlight
Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017 12:00 am
 Known for his easygoing blues music and hopped-up reggae beats, this young, singing guitarist brings on the music with a style and confidence that belies his age and experience. With Devin playi
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017 12:00 am
 Happy winter solstice, and merry whatever to you all. It’s that time of year, of course, and one of the best ways to enjoy the holidays is through music. Perhaps enough is enough of the holida
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017 12:00 am
 Known the world over (well, practically) as the “Ambassador of the Blues,” Springfield is proud to claim James Armstrong as a resident. With a jazz guitarist for a father and a blues singer
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 12:00 am
 As we approach the point of saturation and consternation of the Christmas excess surrounding and encompassing our lives at this time, perhaps it’s best to succumb to the magic of the moment, i
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 12:00 am
 When the pumped up, high-rockin, rockabilly trio The Meerkat Mobsters, featuring Springfield resident Mark Mills (guitar, vocals), Ray Biagioni (drums) from Oglesby and Rick Topolski (stand-up b
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 12:00 am
 Now that the weather outside is slowly approaching normal but nowhere near “frightening,” perhaps our holiday season may feel more Midwest than Southwest. Either way it goes (hot, cold, pola
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 12:00 am
Based out of Chicago, this quartet of possible punks (the musical kind) formed in 1998 using “’90s alternative and ’80s punk with a dash of midwestern roots-rock” to create a modern, American
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 12:00 am
 This oddly warm week for the end of November is fitting to heat us up for a weekend of scorching good music on the roster. Be sure to check the community calendar for holiday music happenings al
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 12:00 am
 This West Virginia native now resides in Nashville, Tennessee, and uses the Music City for a home base to bring his particular style of Americana music to the masses. Lopez recorded his debut al
Music - Tom Irwin
Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017 12:00 am
 There are many things to be thankful for in this world, and I hope you take the time to address those pertaining to you and yours. I’m thankful to be able to write this column weekly and share

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