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Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 12:00 am

A tribute to the bluesman with ties to Springfield

 As our country continues somehow to confuse the constitutional right to bear arms against a tyrannical enemy with an individual right to use weapons when the mood arises for pleasing personal pa
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 12:00 am
 Recognized as one of the finest of the many singer-songwriters in the folky, Americana genre today, Sally Barris holds her own as both an evocative singer and striking songwriter. Ever since she
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 12:00 am
 A week ago, I was in sunny central Florida (it actually was 55 and raining most of the time) playing a few shows with friends. I’m glad to be back and I’d like to thank Ken Carlyle, Patrick
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 12:00 am
 Yes, it’s the same John Corbett from “Northern Exposure,” “Sex in the City,” My Big Fat Greek Wedding and Walgreen’s commercial voice-overs. He also happens to live with longtime par
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 12:00 am
 This is a great time of year to get yourself out and off to one of the many open mics playing at various venues in the area. If you’re not familiar with the notion, it’s easy and goes like t
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 12:00 am
 If you are a Deadhead, that is a fan of all things Grateful Dead related, this is a show for you. With more than 50 Dead songs in the repertoire, along with a few additions from the Jerry Garcia
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 12:00 am
If anyone felt that the end of January, first of February time span would leave us Springfieldians desperate for music entertainment, just check that feeble feeling at the door. There’s plenty to do
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 12:00 am
 Rolling in from the Great White North, to tour through the U.S. Midwest, The Strumbellas hail from Lindsay, Ontario (that’s in Canada, folks), bringing a brand new album, We Still Move on
Feature
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 12:00 am

Local women singers head to the International Blues Challenge in Memphis

 “I have heartaches, I have blues. No matter what you got, the blues is there.”Jan. 21-25, at the International Blues Challenge (IBC) in Memphis, Tenn., hundreds of blues musicians gather fro

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