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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
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 12:00 am
 Well, to say this was a tough week is an understatement of large proportions. I’m sure I speak for the friends and family of John Brillhart in thanking everyone for condolences, music, stories
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 12:00 am
 Part of the burgeoning, modern, underground, outlaw, country music field, Craig Gerdes is makin’ tracks and on the move. His latest release, Smokin’, Drinkin’ & Gamblin’ (Sol records
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 12:00 am
 Here we go into a nearly mid-November run with sad news, good gigs and contest results. For me personally, early-to-mid November is filled with memories of loved ones lost, including a grandmoth
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 12:00 am
 A trippy trio from Columbia, Missouri, the Hooten Hallers are all about being different from your average Americana group. Using interesting instrumentation that includes John Randall (vocals, g
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 12:00 am
 This week we have sad news, happy times, good benefits, and, apparently, lovely weather to top off an odd and peculiar few weeks of early autumn.Our hearts go out to the family of guitarist Alex
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 12:00 am
 Feel the crisp breeze, the touch of fall, the fall of leaves, the sounds of leaves falling, and, oh, what else is that I hear? Yes, it’s the sound of live music all over town.First, let’s co
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 12:00 am
 Known as the “Ambassador of the Blues” and also as a resident of Springfield, Mr. Armstrong gets all the credit for being an excellent and constantly touring guitar player with sharp songwri


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