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Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019 12:00 am
 I just had to write out “twenty-nineteen” to see if I really believe that it is 2019 and it is here. This is the Year of the Pig in the Chinese zodiac, beginning on Feb. 5. For the Jewish Ne
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019 12:00 am
 Interested in and exposed to live music since he was young, Springfield native Adam Maletich steered things to another level by studying guitar and piano at Millikin University in Decatur, gradu
Friday, Dec. 28, 2018 12:00 am
 It’s nice to have New Year’s Day on a Tuesday this year, giving us our weekend free to enjoy live music at the regular times plus a day of rest before New Year’s Eve. That worked out quite
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 12:00 am
 Wow! How did we get here now? Who knows, but here we are, rapidly approaching Christmas Day and the holiday festivities surrounding the big event. Fortunately for us partygoers and lovers of liv
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 12:00 am
 Originating in southern Illinois as a band of hometown friends in 2000 playing “hard-edged blues rock,” The Mud Bugs were a thing. When Kit Jones relocated to the capital city a few years la
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 12:00 am
 In the music scene, we receive great gifts in the form of musical moments throughout the year, but the amount of giving increases during the holidays. Indeed, one of the finest additions to this
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 12:00 am
 Formed as an outlet for the musical talents of a guy you may know better as The Whip Guy, this group can play those swinging sounds to bridge any diplomatic impasse on the dance floor or barroom
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 12:00 am
 Welcome to the first full weekend of December, one jam-packed with live music functions from beginning to end and even rolling into next week. What a brouhaha it is!Last week I never made it pas
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 12:00 am
 In 2003 Suzie Stephens formed a musical enterprise that would give her the outlet necessary to best use her music inspirations and aspirations. Now 15 years into the project, Ultraviolet is stil
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 12:00 am
 Thursday is shaping up to be a full night this week, which is not always the case but always welcome. The Curve Inn hosts a roots music night (replacing the Americana night) with Kate Laine, The

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