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Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015 12:00 am
 The blues came to visit a young Andrew Duncanson, and he answered the call of the crossroads. In high school, the singing blues guitarist’s chance meeting with Josh Stimmel over a Jimi Hendrix
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 12:00 am
 Here we are at the end of the first month of 2015. I don’t know whether to celebrate, contemplate, circumnavigate, perpetrate, deflate or inflate, so let’s just investigate further.Start you
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 12:00 am
 Playing a mixture of modern and classic country combined with Southern and classic rock, this area-based quintet fits the bill for a classic, central Illinois cover band. Moving from Miranda Lam
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 12:00 am
 There’s nothing like a balmy January break from freezing temps to encourage us to wander from our warm caves for a hot time listening to cool music.First, we send our condolences and sympathy
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 12:00 am
 Once again the Illinois Central Blues Club delivers, sponsoring a show by one of Chicagoland’s most respected and versatile blues artists. Maurice John Vaughn started out playing the saxophone
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 12:00 am
 Prepare yourself for plenty of local action as clubs are filled with area bands this weekend. But a deeper look shows a Tennessee tie to the local scene now and in recent weeks.Nashville may be
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 12:00 am
 Call it “hick hop” or “country rap,” but whatever you aim to name this style of combining country lyric themes with rap production and attitudes, John Lee Smith, better known as Big Smo,
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 12:00 am
 Hip, hip hooray, it’s now January and that means we’ve made it to another year. Let’s wish, believe and know that 2015 will be full of great shows with something new, old and everything in
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

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