May 31st at Black Sheep: Asthma, Akaname, Swamp Rat, Panzys, King Worm

May 31st at Black Sheep: Asthma, Akaname, Swamp Rat, Panzys, King Worm

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Today we are bringing you a show announcement for a show happening at Black Sheep later in May featuring a stacked lineup of Springfield bands that have all formed this year (2014). This is happening on Saturday, May 31st and will highlight the Springfield band Renaissance that we seem to be currently going through in this day and age. On this show we have Asthma, the new hardcore band that…

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Today on Black Sheep Radio: Blind Social, Itto

Today is going to be a very exciting and action-packed episode of The Black Sheep Radio Show!

Today on Black Sheep Radio: Blind Social, Itto

Today is going to be a very exciting and action-packed episode of The Black Sheep Radio Show!

Tonight at Black Sheep: JAG, Shitstorm, Slow Children, Mouthsex, Soap Scum

Tonight at Black Sheep: JAG, Shitstorm, Slow Children, Mouthsex, Soap Scum

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Tonight is going to be a nasty rock n’ roll show at The Black Sheep Cafe. We have the second ever performance by Springfield’s new trick-or-treat indie band JAG. Then we have a performance by St. Louis project Shitstorm, who is currently on a long spring tour. You can find some of Shitstorm’s music streaming below. This show will also feature long-running California punk band Slow Children, who…

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New Band Pages: Set Piece

Today we are bringing you a brand new band page on our site for Springfield rock band…

New Band Pages: Set Piece

Today we are bringing you a brand new band page on our site for Springfield rock band…

State Journal Register: “Record Store Day Events…”

Our local newspaper, The State Journal Register, has done a short article on Record Store Day events happening in Springfield this Saturday.

State Journal Register: “Record Store Day Events…”

Our local newspaper, The State Journal Register, has done a short article on Record Store Day events happening in Springfield this Saturday.

Bands For Black Sheep Cover Show on May 16th

Bands For Black Sheep Cover Show on May 16th

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Today is one awesome announcement after the next! Right now we are finally announcing the lineup for the big Black Sheep Cover Show happening on Friday, May 16th! This will be our third cover show since the first one in 2011. This one is sure to be the biggest yet, there are a total of SIX bands playing cover sets that are sure to be something to see. Ready for the lineup? We have:

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Mouthsex: “Demo”

Mouthsex: “Demo”

a0540489420_10Boom! It’s a Wednesday noon surprise! Today we are bringing you a brand new exclusive stream of the new Mouthsex demo thanks to new Springfield label Ooey Gooey Tapes. Mouthsex is one of the newer punk bands rocking the town hard featuring members of Asthma, Mildred, Meredosia, Looming, and more. You can stream their five-song demo below or head over to the Ooey Gooey Tapes bandcampwhere you can…

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Big Zit (NWI) Added to Day 2 of Dumb Fest 2

Our big Dumb Fest announcements may be over, but that does not mean that our BIG ZIT Dumb Fest announcements are over!

Dumb Records Record Store Day New Arrivals

Dumb Records Record Store Day New Arrivals

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We are gearing up for one huge and crazy weekend at in South Town. Record Store Day at Dumb Records and Black Sheep is happening this Saturday and it is going to be an all day event. As you may know, there are THREE shows happening with a total of 13 bands. Find out more info on all of the bands playing those shows right here.

Today we are bringing you the complete list of new arrivals that…

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Tonight at Black Sheep: King Of Prussia, Case Conrad, Meredosia, Full Chroma

Tonight at Black Sheep: King Of Prussia, Case Conrad, Meredosia, Full Chroma

1798807_652725717241_95984331_nTonight will be a very special night at Black Sheep. First off, we have the nice people behind The Radon Lounge putting together a show that will be hosted inside our space. This is the first time that has happened and we are very excited to welcome them into our space. Second, we have a band coming from Sweden to play this show. They are Case Conradand you can find their music streaming below.…

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Empire Boards Grand Re-Opening This Saturday
Earlier this year we announced that local skate shop Empire Board Shop will be moving to South Town.

Empire Boards Grand Re-Opening This Saturday

Earlier this year we announced that local skate shop Empire Board Shop will be moving to South Town.

Hospital Job Announce May Tour Dates

Hospital Job Announce May Tour Dates

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Springfield pop punk rock band Hospital Job have announced the dates for an upcoming tour out to the west coast and back. Check out those dates below!

May 12 – Kansas City -Black and Gold Tavern
May 13 – Oklahoma City- Hi-Lo
May 14 – Albuquerque-Gasworks
May 15 – Phoenix -Tempe Tavern
May 16 – Pomona- Vince Lombardi High School
May 17 – Los Angeles- Redwood Bar
May 18 – San Francisco-tba
May 19 –…

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5/30 at Black Sheep & Skank Skates: Masked Intruder + Jason Todd Reunion

5/30 at Black Sheep & Skank Skates: Masked Intruder + Jason Todd Reunion

We’re kicking The Summer Of Dumb off right, I’ll tell you what. We’re hosting two, that’s right two, awesome shows in one night. This is the summer kick off of all summer kick offs! Bring your swim trunks, skateboards, exploring shoes, veggie dogs, high-fructose corn syrup free sodas, and get ready to party.

1609813_10153401200011515_4377386655305730071_nFirst up at Black Sheep is the one time only return of Jason Todd. They were a metal band…

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Tonight at Black Sheep: Dog Of Panic, Built In A Day, Red Letter Days, Set Piece, Negative 17

Tonight at Black Sheep: Dog Of Panic, Built In A Day, Red Letter Days, Set Piece, Negative 17

10013960_10153980326565367_357927462_nToday is a beautiful day and we have this show going on at Black Sheep tonight, which also happens to be our only show this weekend! Don’t miss it! So tonight we have the Springfield three-piece rock band Dog of Panic. The last time they played here was over a year ago. Then we have the younger pop-punk project Built In A Day. The touring act on the bill tonight is Red Letter Days. You can check…

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Dumb Fest 2 Announcement #4

Dumb Fest 2 Announcement #4

dumbfestfinal1Today we are finally able to bring you the fourth and FINAL DUMB FEST 2 announcement! We have been waiting TOO LONG to be able to tell you this last batch of bands that will be playing Dumb Fest 2 on June 13th and 14th at Black Sheep, Skank Skates, and Dumb Records. This last announcement has 8 bands, which now brings us to 38 bands total that will be playing Dumb Fest 2 (there were 25 last…

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