Tonight at Black Sheep: Livin’ Thing, Kagedama, Undone

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Hello and welcome to Sunday! Tonight we have show number 4 in our 5 day streak of shows happening at Black Sheep. This one is going to be a hardcore show featuring just three bands. This includes this sludgy band from Milwaukee, Wisconsin called “Kagedama.” You can check out some of their music on the player below to hear what they are all about. Also on this show is the amazing stretch-suit rock band Livin’ Thing coming at ya from right here in the capitol city. Opening things up is the talented hardcore / swing band Undone.

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

Tonight at Black Sheep: Death Card, Rig Time!, Barren, A Treachery Untold, The City The Ruins, Polterguts

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Yes, we did just have a HUGE show last night at Black Sheep and it was incredible, but the shows don’t stop there and we are going to keep it going tonight! Tonight will features a six band metal show inside Black Sheep featuring plenty of acts from all over. The big one on this bill is “Death Card” hardcore metal band from Nashville, Tennessee. Stream one of their songs on the player embedded below. Death Card is touring with a three band touring package which also includes “Rig Time!” from Wisconsin. Get ready for lots of rigs. Also on that tour is Barren from Arkansas. This time around we have local support from three other bands including Polterguts from St. Louis. We also have “A Treachery Untold” and “The City, The Ruins” opening things up both from the Central Illinois area.

This show will be starting promptly at 6:00 pm, doors are at 5:00 pm. Show admission is $8. 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 in the near future! Back to school season it is!

Tonight at Black Sheep: MU330, NIL8, The Timmys

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Tonight sure is a big night at Black Sheep! We have a mega huge show going on tonight featuring THE MU330 from St. Louis, Missouri. MU330 started in 1988 and frequently played in Springfield in the 1990’s at venues such as Veile’s Planet and Off Broadway. Last time they performed in Springfield was sometime between 1998-1999. This is also an exciting time because MU330 released their first new material in 15 years yesterday which you can check out on the player below! Also on this show is Springfield punk grand papa band NIL8… last time they played at Black Sheep was Halloween of 2015! Opening things up is The Timmys who are now celebrating two whole decades of being a band together. Did you know their first show was in 1997 right here in Springfield on a show with MU330?

The show tonight kicks off right at 7:00 pm. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Admission is $15 – you do not have to have ordered a ticket in advance to come!! The show is all ages of course. Check out a facebook event for this one right here. Also be sure to check out our shows page for a good look at everything coming up at Black Sheep this fall.

Tonight at Black Sheep: Droids Blood, Starlorde, Evan Mitchell

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The summer is coming to a close, and we have a mega 5-in-a-row show BLOWOUT these next few days starting tonight. The show tonight will go fast – it just features three punk bands and we are starting things at 8:00 pm. The one big time Springfield band on the bill is Starlorde – or are they from another planet? Hmmm… The touring act on this bill is Droid’s Blood from Chicago. Droid’s Blood features members of a good number of bands that have performed at Black Sheep before including Broken Prayer, Sputter, and more. Check out some of their music streaming on the player below. Since we’ve announced the show, The Dry Look has dropped off the bill (whoops). Opening things up we have a rare performance by solo punk act Evan Mitchell from Taylorville, IL. Hi Evan.

This show will be starting at 8:00 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 look at what else is coming up at Black Sheep later this summer.

Tonight at Black Sheep: It’s Me Ross, Bottom Bracket, Special Death, Rella

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Tonight happening at Black Sheep it’s our only show of the weekend and the one that this jazzy flier is all about! Tonight we have the rock n’ roll band “It’s Me: Ross” returning from Columbia, Missouri after last playing in Springfield at Cafe Andiamo earlier this summer as part of Dumb Fe5t. Stream their latest album on the player below. Another out of town act is “Special Death” – which is a new Chicago-based project featuring Kyle Lang of the project Easter which performed at Black Sheep a few times years ago if anyone remembers them. A slight change to the lineup here since we first announced the show – instead of Stick People we now have Clare Frachey’s solo project Rella opening up the show. Bottom Bracket is still on board and will probably be closing the night out.

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 for a good look at everything else coming up at Black Sheep in the near future!

Tonight at Black Sheep: Pleasures of the Flesh, Bottom Bracket, Krelboyne, Stick People

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Tonight come out of the last show of this busy month of July, and also the last show here until Black Sheep Fest next weekend! You remember that band from Louisville, Kentucky called “The Foxery”? They played here a few times, but have changed their name or something like that to “Pleasures of the Flesh” and they are playing here for this show. Check out some of their music under that name on the player below. Also on this show we’ve got emo/indie band Bottom Bracket. We’ve also got our friends from over in Champaign/Urbana in the band Krelboyne coming over to rock for us. Opening things up is that hit Taylorville band that everyone has been raving about, Stick People.

This show starts 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 everything else coming up at Black Sheep this summer.

Tonight at Black Sheep: Looming, Aviator, Lume, Moondead

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We all know that tonight is going to be a great show happening at Black Sheep because we have a rare appearance by Looming. Now based out of Springfield and Pittsburg, Looming has only performed at Black Sheep one other time this year back in March. They have their second album, Seed coming out on No Sleep Records later this year on September 29th. Stream the first song to be released off of that “Down” on the player embedded below. Also tonight we have the return of the band Aviator from Massachusetts for the first time in over two years. Check out some of their music streaming on the player below. We also have the band Lume from Chicago, who played here last later last year as part of one of Our Lady’s last shows. Opening things up we have a special treat and that is the local band Moondead… playing their final show? Come out to see them one last time!

This show starts 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 everything else coming up at Black Sheep this summer!