Here we go again. After so many fantastic shows and phenomenal artists playing their terrific music, the venue is closing. I had to show you some of the people that made the almost 2 years of music so fine. Every Thursday we had the “Acoustic Underground Open Mic”. It amazed me the quality of players […]
Music is not a number one priority. No one is interested enough in the smaller scale performer. If you are big in the industry everyone wants to know you, but the less famous players do not get the support needed.
“Even when you’re happy, there’s a teardrop in your drink” says it all. This is a sentiment understood by anyone who has not lived a charmed life. Mark Huff’s new album “Down River” is a so personal it can’t help speaking directly to the heart. Mark’s Dad is a golf pro and moved the family […]
November 5th is the day for Springfield to show it’s support for the local food pantries and kitchens that provide relief for the low income and under served. Catholic Community Services, Salvation Army and Ebbert United Methodist will be the beneficiaries of the food drive. Collection will start at 12 noon Saturday November 5th in […]
This group isn’t reaching for fame and fortune. They want to play good music and share it with a town they all care about.
It was a pleasure listening to this band of young, but seasoned musicians. I can’t wait to see them again. they will be back at the Growler Underground in September.
Traveling through Eugene, Jackson , Wyoming singer/songwriter Jay Alm, blew the roof off of the Growler Underground in Springfield on Friday July 8th.
Sam Bond’s Brewery, 540 E. 8th Ave., will be host to a bright new addition for the ground roots songwriters in the region. Every 3rd Sunday of each month, three singer/songwriters will be showcased. Each performer will be presenting 30 minutes of their original music. It is exciting any time the areas songwriters can bring their […]
All that was missing was the smoke swirling on stage. It was like stepping into a time machine
South collides with west creating a dynamic sound so different from the mainstream it not only has to be heard, but needs to be heard!
Cletis Carr is coming home. Be there for this exceptional concert.
Five years with her band has produced three cds and miles on the road. Evie Ladin was raised on the east coast with a family who participated in the folk revival in New York, New Jersey and Baltimore. Music and dance was the norm for her childhood. Musicians and dancers were at her home visiting with her Dad […]
As Andrew is playing his guitar, one layer is recorded, then another, then percussion, until the room is filled with a thick background and then the solo and vocals go on top of that. It is called looping and he is proficient in the style. Fairly new as a singer/songwriter he has found an expressive […]
ON THE ROAD Every time Xochitl (So-chee) is introduced she has to pronounce her name and explain the spelling really is correct. Xochitl is an old Aztec name meaning flower. When you see her on stage and listen to her clear alto voice singing her poetry, you can see the flower blossom. Born and raised […]
The neo-trad-kinetic-folk of her Evie Ladin Band is a mingling of the deep Appalachian sound of clawhammer banjo, guitar, bass and percussive dance, with contemporary storytelling and original, conversational interplay among the band members; partly influenced by living in New York, Baltimore – in cities, not mountains, with hip hop on the radio; and her attraction to […]