July 18th at Bread Sheep: Transgression, Prevention, 156/Silence, Gumm, Prowess


It’s time to move on with some July show announcements for shows happening at the new Bread Sheep Café located right next to us. This one is happening Thursday, July 18th. It’s the same night as a Levitt show, so the start time is pushed back a little later to 8:00 pm. For this show we have the return of heavy heavy band Transgression from Kentucky to Springfield. They performed here last about one year ago exactly for the last Dumb Fest. Stream their brand new album on the player below. This show is actually going to be the tape release show for new local band Prevention – we brought you those recordings on our site a few days ago. Also on tour and continuing with the heavy music is “156/Silence” from Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. Then we have a band called “Gumm” described as “melodic punk” from Tennessee. Are all three of those bands touring together or what? Opening things up is a fifth act and that is the return of popular local goof-off fart bomb band Prowess.

This show starts at 8:00 pm and admission is $7. Check out a facebook event for this one right here. Also be sure to check out our shows page for a look at what else is coming up at The Bread Sheep in coming months.

Levitt AMP Music Series Tonight: ISO Brass Band, Timbre


Don’t think that just because The Skatalites concert last week has gone and passed that there isn’t anymore going on downtown this summer – that show was just one of a ten part free concert series thanks to the Levitt AMP Grant our city won for this summer. That series continues tonight with the third concert in the ten-part series. Tonight is more of the “classical” music night, featuring headlining act the Illinois Symphony Orchestra Brass Ensemble! Some of you out there might be more excited about the opening act; who is national famed harpist Timbre from Nashville. Stream Timbre’s music on the player below. This act was brought in some thanks to our friends over at The Radon Lounge, where she has performed before. The main sponsor for tonight is also Foamed Up Coffee, who are also our buds.

Find a facebook event for tonight’s concert right here. It starts at 6:00 pm, goes until 8:30 pm, and it’s free. Happening out on the Y-Block across from the Illinois Governor’s mansion. For a closer look at what’s let of the Levitt AMP Music Series, visit their website right here.