Scene & Heard

Music Listings – Dec. 19, 2019

FRIDAY, DEC. 20 Killer B’s (Classic country, old-time rock-n-roll) Saginaw Vineyard, 6 p.m., no cover THURSDAY, DEC. 26 Sweet N’ Juicy (Funk, Pop, Rock, Jazz) Axe & Fiddle, 8 p.m. FRIDAY, DEC. 27 The Huckleberrys (Country, bluegrass) Saginaw Vineyard, 6 p.m., no cover TUESDAY, DEC. 31 Austin Lindstrom (Country) Twisted[Read More…]

Band’s most striking feature:Musicianship

Gretchen Menn is Zepparella’s lead guitartist and said the group is ”always mixing things up, never playing anything exactly the same way.” Bradley Cook/Special to The Chronicle COTTAGE GROVE – It turns out that Zepparella has a whole lotta love for The Axe & Fiddle. ”We used to love coming[Read More…]

New restaurant offers Cornucopia of choices

Cody Warren/The Chronicle A small crowd gathered outside of Cornucopia for their grand opening last week at 521 Main St. in Springfield. Some guests included Springfield City Council members, representatives of the Springfield Chamber of Commerce, residents and neighboring business owners. One new neighbor who showed up was Memento Ink[Read More…]


FRIDAY, DEC. 13 Ben Johnson & Company (Blues, rock, soul, country) Saginaw Vineyard, 6 p.m., no cover Downside Up (Southern rock, funk, disco) Mohawk Tavern, 9 p.m. Joshua Scott Jones (Singer-songwriter) Twisted River Saloon, 10 p.m. SATURDAY, DEC. 14 WOW Hall Membership Party: Cap’n Trips Plays Bob Dylan, The Muddy[Read More…]

Deeper than dance

Michael Moloi (left) and Joshua Caraco (right) perform for a small crowd at the Cottage Grove Armory, Saturday, Dec.7. Moloi danced the gumboot and pantsula, while Caraco played the kora. Cody Warren/The Chronicle COTTAGE GROVE – South African artist Tumelo Michael Moloi dazzled a small crowd last week at the[Read More…]

Cohn enjoying ‘new life’ on latest tour

Robert Wynia leads The Floaters during a raucous set recently. Peter Cornett, the band’s co-founder, has struck out on his own and hopes to perform around the area. Bradley Cook/Special to The Chronicle COTTAGE GROVE – Jill Cohn couldn’t be happier about the way her new CD came out. ”Balanced[Read More…]



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