Kate Laine: Recurring Dream


Tonight we bring you a stream of the brand new Kate Laine CD called Recurring Dream. How nice! This is seven tracks recently recorded at Southtown Sound right behind Black Sheep and Dumb Records. It is available on CD now at Dumb Records as well, in the shop’s local section. Stream the release on the player below. You can also purchase the mp3 versions of the songs on Kate’s bandcamp page.

Kate will next be performing at Black Sheep in ten days for the show on November 22nd, which we announced on our site earlier today.


November 18th at Radon Lounge: Shiny Shiny Black, Dietrich Jon, Tom Irwin, Peaches & Bacon


This upcoming Saturday, November 18th we do have your annual Black Sheep Band Lotto show taking place, but there is another show taking place at The Radon Lounge as well that we feel the need to tell you about. Just so you know all of your options for that night, you know? This one features a real good indie rock band from Goshen, Indiana called “Shiny Shiny Black.” Check out their music on the player below. They will be coming on tour with another Indiana project called Dietrich Jon. Then there are a few local favorites – including our good friend and local legendary musician Tom Irwin. Hi Tom! Opening things up is the bluegrass duo Peaches & Bacon.

This show kicks off Saturday over at The Radon Lounge at 7:00 pm. Admission is $5. Not sure on where the Radon Lounge is? Go inquire over at their website. Find a facebook event for this one right here. Also check out our Springfield shows page for a list of shows going on in Springfield outside of Black Sheep (sometimes).


November 22nd at Black Sheep: Bottom Bracket, Charmer, Rockford, Telephone Junkies, Kate Laine


Hello and happy Sunday to you all. Today we have a show announcement for a show happening in exactly ten days on Wednesday, November 22nd. We have a classic B.J. Pearce designed flier up there with a lineup that’s slightly changed so we will break it down for you. Everyone knows hometown emo rock group, Bottom Bracket, right? They will be playing this show. The touring band on this bill is Charmer from Marquette, Michigan. You can stream their newest release on the player below to hear what they are all about. Up before them is one of the winners of our Black Sheep Battle of the Bands last month and based out of Springfield High School – Rockford. We also have a newer and younger group called Telephone Junkies that made their Black Sheep debut about a week ago. Opening things up for this one is Kate Laine.

This show will start at 7:00 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 good look at what else is coming up at Black Sheep this fall and winter.