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Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 12:01 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...
Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 12:01 am
 Taking a cue and a name from the old “juke joints” of the 40s and 50s that hosted wild and crazy dance nights with groups doing the jump band style, Juke House revives the good-time music wi...
Thursday, March 14, 2013 06:13 am
Musician David Cain (vocals, saxophone), seven-time Grammy-winner Paul Wertico (drums), Larry Gray (upright bass, cello and flute) and David Hoffman (trumpet and arranger for Ray Charles for 13 years)...
Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 04:25 pm
It’s out! This year’s list of American success stories has just been published, and according to its compiler, it “instills confidence that the American dream is still very much aliv...
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012 06:00 am
Grammy-nominated blues guitarist Eric Bibb takes to the stage as the University of Illinois Springfield Kitchen Sink Series continues on Saturday, Jan. 28, in the UIS Studio Theatre in the PAC Buildin...
Thursday, July 28, 2011 07:25 pm
Local five-piece Grammy-nominated band David Cain & Senses performs a free concert that includes video and animation at the Hoogland to raise money for the center through donations. Senses might b...

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