Tonight at Black Sheep: MOM, Prowess, Magma Diver

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We do have a show going on at Black Sheep tonight! It’s our only show this weekend and it’s going to be a short one. Tonight we have the band MOM coming from St. Louis which features members of past bands The Stranger and more. You can stream some of MOM’s music on the player below. We have Springfield punks’ punk band Prowess playing this one as well. Opening things up is the return of Central Illinois – based Magma Diver who recently released their own debut tape. Good job!

This show will start at 7:00 pm and admission is $5. Check out a facebook event for the show right here. Also be sure to check out our shows page to see what else is coming up at Black Sheep this winter.

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Tonight at Black Sheep: Bottom Bracket, Charmer, Rockford, Telephone Junkies, Kate Laine

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Good morning! Today is the day before Thanksgiving so tonight’s going to be a good night to get out an do something. 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 tonight 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.

Tonight at Black Sheep: Livin’ Thing (Record Release), Substance, Spell Breaker, Undone

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Last night was an incredible Black Sheep Band Lotto and we would like to thank all of the bands that participated and everyone for coming out. We are going to keep things rolling with a very eventful show going on tonight at Black Sheep! Tonight is the 7″ record release show for local rockers Livin’ Thing. Stream one of the songs off of that 7″ coming out on Rat King Records on the player below. Tonight is also the return of Houston, Texas hardcore band Substance – who played in Springfield last for Dumb Fest #5 this past June. Up before them is Spell Breaker – it is supposed to be a release show of some sort for them as well. Opening things up is Undone – and we so here it’s supposed to be the band’s last show – how sad!

Tonight things start at 7:00 pm. Admission is $5. Check out a facebook event for the show tonight right here. Also be sure to check out our shows page for a look at what else is coming up at Black Sheep this winter.

Tonight at Black Sheep: Stick People, Casual Friday, Iris Jupiter, Bottom Bracket

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Happy Wednesday everyone, we DO have a show happening at Black Sheep tonight (even though this is one we hadn’t announced earlier on our site, sorry!) Tonight we have a couple of touring acts from California! At the top of the bill is Taylorville band Stick People, who released their hit CD, Lips, earlier this fall. Then one of the touring bands from Corona, California is “Casual Friday.” Stream their music on the player below to find out what they’re all about. Casual Friday is on tour with fuzzy pop band Iris Jupiter who will be performing tonight as well. Opening things up we believe is Bottom Bracket from right here in Springfield.

The show tonight starts at 7:00 pm and admission is $5. You can find a facebook event for this one right here. Be sure to also check out our shows page for a look at what else we have coming up at Black Sheep in the coming months.

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

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Tonight is a very special night. Tonight will feature a show unlike any other show before at Black Sheep. That is because this show, is not for us humans. It is for the plants. That’s right, music for plants. A concert for plants. Plants. Tonight 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.

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

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Can you believe it, we have finally made it to this mega-huge show going on at Black Sheep tonight. This will be one to remember. Tonight we have Looming‘s big album release for 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. You can stream Looming’s new album, Seed in its entirety 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. Come early so you can find parking, etc. If you did not get a ticket in advance, it is $15 at the door. The first band goes on tonight at 6:30 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.

Tonight at Black Sheep: Hallow Point, Eyes From Above, Robot Army, Kryosis

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Were there some of you saying that you wish there were more metal shows at Black Sheep? Well, tonight is your chance to come out and experience that, because we have a Saturday night metal show going on! This one features the St. Louis-based band Hallow Point. Check out what they’re all about on the youtube player embedded below. We also have the local metalcore group Eyes From Above lined up. Before that is Central-Illinois based newer metal band Kryosis. And up before them is the terrifying “Robot Army” from Jacksonville, Illinois.

Check out a facebook event for the show right here. That kicks off tonight at 7:00 pm and admission is $10. Also be sure to check out our shows page for a good look at everything else coming up at Black Sheep this fall.