Four New Songs From The Little Death


Springfield alternative rock group The Little Death have released four new songs on their bandcamp this year. The band formed at the end of last year and feature members of former pop punk group Fill In The Blank as well as others. Check out each of those four songs streaming on separate players at the bottom of the post.

The Little Death will be performing at Black Sheep one week from today along with another rare performance by the band Vonne. More info on that show can be found right here.


March 11th at Black Sheep: Comedy Night


Have you ever been one to ask us: “have you guys ever tried hosting comedy shows?” or have said “you guys should host a comedy show, I would go to that”. The answer is YES we have done a few, and guess what we have one coming up next weekend on Sunday, March 11th! We have a comedy show featuring touring comedic acts Dan Alten and Brandon Judd, who have helped us set up a few comedy shows in the past. Here’s the full line up of comedy acts for that date, including a few that you may already know and love:

Dan Alten (KY)
Brandon Judd (MO)
Baloney Jack Pearce
Angela Smith
Larry Smith
Devon Fluellen
Brendan Durbin

Wow, what a spectacular night. All of that starts at 7:00 pm and we are asking for $5 admission. Check out a facebook event for that one right here. Also be sure to check out our shows page for a good look at what else is coming to town at the Black Sheep this Spring!

Black Sheep and Dumb Records Runners Up In State Journal-Register’s Readers Choice Awards


What do you know, we did not realize that our businesses here in Southtown were big in the running in the State Journal-Register‘s Readers Choice Awards of 2018 until just now. Voting goes from now until March 6th, so you have just three days to vote for your favorite local businesses, bands, and people in these fun categories.


This time around Black Sheep is in the running for “Best House Band Venue” and Dumb Records is in the category of “Best Music Store”. You can find both of those in the “Entertainment and Recreation” and “Shopping” sections. Find a poll to vote for and nominate your favorite local band and musician in the Entertainment and Recreation section as well.