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Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 12:03 am
 Rolling right on through the fall as we’re rocking your world, our music takes us to a bunch of fun stuff, as one might well imagine. Shall we see what?Thursday evening delivers a couple of bl...
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019 12:03 am
 As we head into mid-October, the crisp coolness we expect from fall has settled in with a foreshadowing of the weather to come. We still have a few fests and the fun that follows left for all to...
Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 12:03 am
 The invitation is always open to enjoy the arts scene in town and specifically the music makings as reported here and in the calendar listings. Isn’t it wonderful we’ve gotten to the point t...
Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 12:03 am
 As we wing our way through the last weekend in September, look for more fun in the sun for a bit longer as we transition from the beer gardens gigs and few remaining outdoor festivals back into...
Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 12:03 am
 This week we have a large assortment to cover, including anniversaries and inaugurals, a Honky Tonk Circus and a SamJam, a jazz night and an Oktoberfest weekend, plus pet sounds and fancy fiddli...
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 12:03 am
In several recent columns I’ve had to announce the loss of a community musician. Each time, I continue to talk about other events as life does move on, and I feel that especially with musicians, ent...
Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 12:03 am
 Now that we’ve made it through the summer of 2019 with Labor Day weekend behind us, the fall season of music fests begins. For me, it’s really the best time weather-wise and music-wise, as t...
Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019 12:03 am
Welcome to an early bird Labor Day weekend for 2019. Since the first Monday in September is actually the second day of the month this year, the whole shebang is one day away from the earliest possible...
Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 12:03 am
 I think we can safely state the Illinois State Fair was more than fairly good this year. It’s fair enough to say, it’s time to move on to other happenings around town, and they are bountiful...
Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 12:03 am
 As the inimitable entertainment entities of the Illinois State Fair carry on, the local clubs continue to emit large quantities of live music as well, setting us up for a whopper of a weekend, w...


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