October 19th at Dumb Records: Holy Gallows, P.I.N.T., Jeff Williams, Glower

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Let’s not get behind on our show announcements! The next show happening inside of Dumb Records is coming up fairly quick- this one will be on Thursday, October 19th. It features the touring ambient project Holy Gallows from Memphis, Tennessee. Check out Holy Gallows music on the player below. We also have local solo ambient project inspired by Holy Gallows himself, Pretend I’m Not There on the bill. We also have a solo performance by Jeff Williams, local artist and frontman for long running punk band NIL8. Jeff’s solo set is always a treat. Opening things up we have a newer Springfield project featuring Kate Ridge and Kristin Walker of various other projects. Their new group is called Glower.

This show starts inside the record store at 7:00 pm. Admission is $5. Find 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 in Southtown this fall.

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October 9th at Black Sheep: Brendan Wells Plant Music, Plants With Human Names, Emasculate Regression, Rella

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Today we have a special show to tell you about coming up on Monday, October 9th. We are continuing to try a few new things at Black Sheep and this one is going to be a plant-themed show for all of the plants out there. For this show we have Brendan Wells Plant Music coming from Minneapolis, Minnesota. What is that? It is music for plants. Have a listen on the player below. We also have hip hop project “Plants with Human Names“, formerly “Animals with Human Names”. Emasculate Regression is also performing a special farm sounds set for this show. Before that is solo project of Clare Frachey, “Rella.” And opening things up we have Brian Galecki goofing off on the omnichord.

This show will start at 7:00 pm. Here is the big kicker – the show is $7, BUT if you bring your own *living* plant, the show is $3. So bring your plants! 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 Black Sheep this fall.

September 29th at Black Sheep: Free Show with Livin’ Thing, Capitol Offense, Old Fox Road, Water Tower Water Terror

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Good evening! Welcome to another brand new week here at Black Sheep headquarters. Fall is approaching, and we want a nice good free show at Black Sheep before this month is over to welcome in this new school year and all of that. No money! No costs! This one features heavy rock and rollers Livin’ Thing the band. We also have Decatur soy bean hardcore band Capitol Offense on the bill. Stream some of their music on the player below. Before that is the Champaign-Urbana based duo of folk and pop punk – Old Fox Road. Opening things up is a newer Springfield acoustic project called “Water Tower, Water Terror”. What a nice well rounded show of all different types of genres. Thank you.

This one will be starting at Black Sheep at 7:00 pm, and admission of course is – free! All ages too, of course! Bring a friend from school! Check out a facebook event for the show right here. And also check out our shows page for a look at what else we have coming up at Black Sheep this fall.

September 30th at Black Sheep: Hallow Point, Eyes From Above, Robot Army, Kryosis

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You want more metal shows at Black Sheep? Well, just you look because they are here! On Saturday, September 30th before the end of this month we will be hosting another metal show in our venue. This one will feature St. Louis metal band “Hallow Point” on tour. It will also feature local band Eyes From Above, who you can check out on that player below. We also have Jacksonville band “Robot Army” on the lineup for this one. Then last but not least is Kryosis, who also performed their CD release show at Black Sheep earlierr this summer.

Check out a facebook event for this one right here. This one starts at 7:00 pm and admission is $10. Also check out our shows page for a look at what else is coming up at Black Sheep this fall.

September 23rd at Black Sheep: Brandon Austin, HILGY, Jermaine Bollinger

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Today we have another release show to tell you about for a local artist happening at Black Sheep. It’s happening this month on Saturday, September 23rd and will be the release show for Brandon Austin, who is a solo R&B performer. Brandon is releasing a CD called “Beauty in Ordinary Things” which is already out on iTunes and all of that good stuff. The show at Black Sheep will be the official release. You can check out the official music video for one of those tracks – “The Only One” on the player directly below this post. One of the other artists opening up the show is “HILGY” also from here (?). Then we also have Jermaine Bollinger opening things up.

This one starts at 7:00 pm (doors at 6:30), and is $5. Check out a facebook event for the show right here. Also check out our shows page for a list of everything we have coming up at Black Sheep this fall.

 
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October 2nd at Black Sheep: Looming (Album Release), Screaming Females, Street Eaters, Choir Vandals

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Oh, we have been holding back BIG TIME for a minute on telling you all about this one just to make sure all of our ducks are in a row for this big announcement. On Monday, October 2nd we have what could easily end up being the first sold out show in Black Sheep history – we have Looming making another appearance for the album release of their second full length album “Seed” and also the return of SCREAMING FEMALES from New Brunswick, New Jersey since their spectacular appearance at Black Sheep in the Spring of 2015. Check out music from Screaming Females on the player below. Check out the first single from the Looming album Seed (the song is called “Down”) right here. This time around Screaming Females will be on tour with the band Street Eaters from Berkley, California. Then Looming have their friends in Choir Vandals in town to open up the show. Choir Vandals also performed at the Looming album release show for Nailbiter along with Park at Black Sheep two years ago.

This will be a very big show. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. If you would like to go, you really really should get your ticket in advance to guarantee you have a spot. Tickets are for sale online right here and also inside Dumb Records during store hours. This show will start at 6:30 pm, doors at 6:00 pm. Find a facebook event for the show right here. And of course check out our shows page for a look at what else is coming up at Black Sheep this fall.

September 8th at Black Sheep: Violence Creeps, Livin’ Thing, Boon, Spell Breaker

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Time for another show announcement – this one happening on Friday, September 8th and is a well rounded gig for all. This one will be the return of weirdo punk band Violence Creeps from Oakland, California to our space for the first time since the spring of last year in 2016. Check out some new material that they have released since then streaming on the player below. Then also joining them as they did last time is Livin’ Thing – the incredible stretch-suit rubber band. We also have a rare Black Sheep performance by the band Boon – they have also released some new material since they last played here. Opening things up is Spell Breaker – another Springfield band with their own special sound.

This show will be starting at 7:00 pm and admission is $6. 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.