Bruce Rice says he has been trying to bring Michael W. Smith to Quincy for a concert for years. Those attempts have finally come to fruition.
James Scott Bullard, a South Carolina recording artist known for his "outlaw country" style of music, will make a tour stop Friday, March 23, in Shelbina.
Quincy native Bob Havens, 87, has been on TV somewhere in the country every Saturday night for more than half a century. From playing jazz in the clubs on New Orleans' famed Bourbon Street to becoming a fixture on the Lawrence Welk Show, playing the trombone with Welk's band each week for a national audience, music and chance encounters drove Havens' career.
La Cosa Nostra, known for covering everyone from the Beatles to Van Halen to Rush, is slated to perform an all-ages show at 7 p.m. Saturday at the State Room, 434 S. Eighth in Quincy.
Ever since the fourth grade, music has played a significant role in Blake Gardner's life. At the beginning of the school year, he started playing the trumpet for school, his mother enrolled him in piano lessons and he bought his first guitar.
Just because you grow up in a small town in the country doesn't mean you can't achieve big things. Take the Taylors, for example, a siblings group that has come a long way since they started. The group will perform a free concert at Madison Park Christian Church.
The Highwaymen Live, a tribute to the original Highwaymen that formed in 1985 and consisted of Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson, will perform Friday at the Legacy Theater in Carthage.
Rodney Hart has had a longtime passion for music. He grew up listening to his mother's Crosby, Stills & Nash and Cat Stevens records. When he was in high school, he became interested in the guitar.