Coyote Bill to kick off Blues in the District
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Coyote Bill to kick off Blues in the District

Bill Bartelt often sported a Metallica T-shirt as he walked the halls of his high school -- not uncommon back in the '80s -- but he also was jamming out to Muddy Waters on his Walkman while riding the school bus.

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Git Tuff set for show at Mark Twain Brewery
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Git Tuff set for show at Mark Twain Brewery

Ten years ago, a friend referred Nathan Spears, a guitarist, to Nashville-based solo performer Megan Light. After the two met, Light hired Spears as her guitarist, and a couple of years, later, the two started hanging out as friends and then as something

CONCERT REVIEW: The Struts in Bloomington
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CONCERT REVIEW: The Struts in Bloomington

In between stints opening massive arenas for the Foo Fighters' “Concrete and Gold” tour, British rockers the Struts are bringing their own show to the U.S. On Tuesday night, that show rolled into the Castle Theatre in Bloomington.

CONCERT REVIEW: U2 at Scottrade Center
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CONCERT REVIEW: U2 at Scottrade Center

Superstar rockers U2 delivered on a promised show Friday at the Scottrade Center, following a cancellation last September. Anyone thinking the eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE show would bring less spectacle and less scale than the Joshua Tree Tour would have been sorely mistaken.

Country band Farm Rock returns to the Dock
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Country band Farm Rock returns to the Dock

The Iowa-based band will kick off its four-hour set at 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

Country music festival promises 'good, clean entertainment'
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Country music festival promises 'good, clean entertainment'

The Uptown Strings band is once again organizing a festival of country music in Hannibal. The Spring Festival of Country Music will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center.

CONCERT REVIEW: Judas Priest in Bloomington
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CONCERT REVIEW: Judas Priest in Bloomington

In support of the blazing new album of the same name, legendary rockers Judas Priest brought their “Firepower” tour to the Grossinger Motors Arena in Bloomington April 8.

OFF THE WALL: Capital-city party rockers return to the Dock
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OFF THE WALL: Capital-city party rockers return to the Dock

Off the Wall is set to bring its brand party rock back to Quincy this weekend. The Springfield, Ill.-based band is slated to play the Dock at 9 p.m. Saturday.

Thirty finalists to perform in Voice Choice karaoke contest
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Thirty finalists to perform in Voice Choice karaoke contest

After a string of neighborhood competitions, Quincy Hospitality House is primed to hold the finale for its second annual Tri-States Voice Choice. The finale, the culmination of a two-month long series, will be held Friday at One: Special Event Venue.