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Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 12:03 am
 Let’s first pay our respects to a recently departed friend of the local music scene and fan of all the cool music out there. Keith Perks passed away a few weeks ago from natural causes due to...
Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 12:03 am
 Look out below and above, and in between, too, as we recover from the deluge of last weekend and prepare for more good live music inside and out during mid-September. Hopefully and expectedly ev...
Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 12:03 am
 The first full weekend of September gets us going into the fall mode and mood with an array of outdoor festivals featuring live music, including an Oktoberfest, an Art Spectacular, a Family FunF...
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 12:03 am
 Here we are rolling into Labor Day weekend 2018, signalling the end of summertime and the beginning of autumn, if not by weather, at least by date and tradition. Let’s go out and in with a ban...
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:03 am
 Let’s offer hearty congratulations to David Casper for his victory on August 17 in the Illinois State Fair karaoke competition. In return for his afternoon triumph, David reaped the rewards of...
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 12:03 am
 As we move into the second and final weekend of the Illinois State Fair, the fun keeps on coming, even as the original excitement wears down. I think 10 days is a fair amount of time for a fair....
Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 12:03 am
 Yes, folks, it’s that time of year when the Illinois State Fair comes a-callin’ and dominates the atmosphere of the local music scene like nothing else. There’s plenty of live music on our...
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 12:03 am
 Here it is in fine fashion as we roll into August 2018 with Mars and the moon at midnight behind us, plus good music and fine times straight ahead. Who could ask for more?This weekend Decatur is...
Thursday, July 26, 2018 12:03 am
 What a weekend this is with stuff happening everywhere, especially events reliving highlights of the past. But rest assured that the music will be firmly in the present and well-directed toward...
Thursday, July 19, 2018 12:03 am
 Here we go again with another week of local music news, happenings, and coming and goings, sometimes filled with sadness and other times bounding with joy.With a heavy heart we report the loss o...


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