The Next Bread Sheep Open Mic July 21st


Sometimes we get asked the question “when’s y’all’s next open mic ya gonna do”? And sometimes we don’t know the answer to that. But today we do. The next open mic we are planning for Sunday, July 21st at Bread Sheep. You better be there. It’s the normal drill for this one – 15 minute slots from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, and to claim a slot, just post in the facebook event, email us at, or just show up to the show. Probably 95% of the time anyone wants to perform on an open mic we can make it happen. Here is the schedule right now:

9:45-10:00 – (blocked off for now)
9:30-9:45 – (blocked off for now)
9:15-9:30 – (blocked off for now)
9:00-9:15 – (blocked off for now)
8:45-9:00 – open
8:30-8:45 – Vertrell Yates
8:15-8:30 – open
8:00-8:15 – Niko Robledo
7:45-7:30 – open
7:30-7:15 – open
7:15-7:30 – open
7:00-7:15 – Gary & The Omnichords

That looks like a nice time now doesn’t it. And it’s free! Find a facebook event for this open mic right here. Check out our shows page on our site for a list of everything else coming up at Bread Sheep in the near future.

The Music Shoppe Inc. New Location Grand Opening July 13th


Maybe not the usual type of local music going-ons we cover on this site, but we figured letting you all know about a new or relocating music instrument/gear store having a grand opening would be an appropriate thing to do, especially for all of you local musicians out there. The Music Shoppe Inc., which was formerly located at 14th and Stevenson Streets in Springfield is holding a grand opening for their new west end location they have moved to at 2940 Constitution Drive. This is out there by Target and Skyzone on the West End. If you don’t know about Skyzone on the west end you need to go there too. The grand opening for the new location is happening in a couple of weeks all day on Saturday, July 13th from 10:00 am to 7:30 pm. Find a facebook event for the grand opening right here. The Music Shoppe is open now (not today), but every day except for Sunday 10am-6pm, and 10am-5pm on Saturdays. There are music lessons at the new location as well.

With Capitol City Music also located out west on Wabash, this puts both major music shops in town out west. It seems as if The Rock Shop’s repair department has also joined forces with The Music Shoppe and will be involved with the new west end location.