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Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 12:02 am
 With a winning smile and a pocketful of songs, Springfield-based singer-songwriter-entertainer Jeff Cordes brings on the music. Born in the capital city, raised in Lincoln and a graduate of Illi...
Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 12:01 am
 Based out of South City, St. Louis, CaveofswordS travels in otherworldly ways in the sound sphere, spending time in advancing the cause of art, dance, poetry and music. Calling their genre DubWa...
Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 12:02 am
 Band members Dave Boedecker (guitar, keyboards, vocals), Keith Dunlap (guitars, lead cowbell, vocals), Tony Grissom (drums, vocals) and Tony (A.J.) Tarro (bass, keyboards, vocals) bring a boatlo...
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 12:02 am
 When you get a second chance you best make the most of it, and longtime local musicians Doug Bernet (drums), Marc Camp (vocals), Ralph Carbonell (guitar, vocals), Tom Jackson (bass, vocals) and...
Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015 12:02 am
 Originally formed in late 2013 as a one-time get-together of friends to play a benefit show, The Shunpikers hit it off so well they just kept going. Current bandmates include area stalwarts of t...
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015 12:02 am
 On the move and in the groove, this six-piece, self-proclaimed “country-rock” band covers contemporary and country classics, but what really sets Broseph E. Lee apart is their catchy songwri...
Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:02 am
Hailing from the other side of the tracks in Nashville, the long-haired trio of Jaren Johnston (lead vocals, guitar), Kelby Ray (bass guitar, Dobro, acoustic guitar, vocals) and Neil Mason (drums, voc...
Thursday, June 11, 2015 12:02 am


 Here’s one F5 central Illinois can be happy about seeing again, as the extremely popular band of some years ago rekindles the magic to bring back the sounds that filled dance floors at bars, f...
Thursday, June 4, 2015 12:01 am
 How nice is it that a band with five members each bringing decades of music-making experience to the fold has a debut performance? Members come with nicknames included, as Jeff “Drum Junkie”...
Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:01 am
 How a native of Fuji ended up playing reggae in an award-winning band all over the Midwest is one part of Unity’s story, but what keeps them coming back to venues is the real story and that’...



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