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Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 12:01 am
 The skies may go gray and the world darkens as November seeps into the soul, but look for enlightenment and excitement – or at least a drink and live music – in your bar of choice this weeke...
Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 12:01 am
 The first full weekend in November comes roaring in like it has nothing to do but impress us with an exciting and full plate of entertainment goodies to drop in our collective laps. Let’s get...
Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 12:01 am
 Hailing and railing from Chicago, while curtailing nothing pertaining to righteousness and proper behavior, this trio describes themselves as “barstool smashing miscreants” ready and willing...
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 12:01 am
 Welcome ghouls, goblins, guys and gals to the terribly terrifying world of the Springfield bar music scene during Halloween season. I say season, because with the Friday night appearance of the...
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 12:01 am
 Todd Wolfe befriended Sheryl Crow when she was a struggling backup singer in New York City and he too was “trying to make it” in the music business. Later, he joined her first live band in t...
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 12:01 am
 There’s something about approaching late October that I always look forward to experiencing. It’s the smell of the cooling air, the feel of warming sunshine, leaves turning and falling in sw...
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 12:01 am
 Often musicians who emulate a sound from the past are destined to succumb to the public perception of revivalist or tribute artist, but Charlie Parr consistently rises above such notions while p...
Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 12:01 am
 Originally from Decatur, our neighbor city to the east, this ambitious and inventive combo creates pop-punk, near-rap, electronic-alternative rock music that reaches into the collective consciou...
Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 12:01 am
 Many a word spent here in this column relates to our bar scene, where much of the live music happens in Springfield. Hence the “oddities” comment in our headline describing these out-of-bar...
Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 12:01 am
 Brand new is not a term often associated with the blues, a genre steeped in tradition and rooted in form, but the talent and energy of Jarekus Singleton is challenging that conception. Combining...

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