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Band Spotlight
Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 12:00 am
 Coming from Chicago and claiming to be best, and incidentally, the only Talking Heads tribute band from the Windy City, This Must Be the Band likes being faux T-Heads a lot. How they best like t
Remembering
Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 12:00 am

ANDREW RICHARD STONE, SR. June 1, 1958-Jan. 24, 2013

Andy Stone spent his life working and living on and for the family farm, but he was not your stereotypical tractor-driving, cap-wearing farmer. Not content to rest on the well-established laurels of t
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 12:00 am
 Just as families reunite during the holiday season, it appears that bands do, too. Among many other exciting events this weekend, we have a few get back-togethers to report.I guess this one is r
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 12:00 am
 Nashville-based singer-songwriter, guitarist Tim Easton gets around. His 2013 itinerary included Europe, Japan, Alaska, Texas, the East Coast and now a nine day run through the Midwest. The accl
Feature
Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 12:00 am

Established and successful, music education is ready to grow

 On Wednesday, Dec. 4, outside Room 2250 in Menard Hall on the campus of Lincoln Land Community College, well-dressed young adults pace nervously, awaiting the moment they enter to participate in
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 12:00 am
 Yes, the holiday season is upon us in full force with ads, snow, ads, parties, ads, lights, and did I mentions ads? One thing for sure, this time of year folks seem to not only unlock the pocket
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 12:00 am
 If there was ever a dynamic duo in the performing singer-songwriter world, these two seasoned performers and musicians could most certainly fit the bill. The combination of Jill Manning’s roug
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 12:00 am
 When Chris and Joann Trudeau attended a concert that Chris described as “ear-hurting,” they thought, if the people listening could also participate, the outcome of the music might be better.
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 12:00 am
 Sporting a double album of new material and just off from a tour of the Netherlands, after a summer on the road singing backups for Roger Waters of Pink Floyd fame, the band Venice stops by town
Music - Tom Irwin
Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 12:00 am
 The one thing we often forget to be thankful for at Thanksgiving is the holiday itself. That may sound silly or redundant, but that one little day on the fourth Thursday in November, set aside b

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