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.

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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.

*Free* Show Tonight at Black Sheep: Livin’ Thing, Bottom Bracket, Old Fox Road, Water Tower Water Terror, Alvo

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We have a pretty busy weekend lined up at Black Sheep! That includes a big free show tonight, a metal show tomorrow, and then a mega huge show later on Monday. Tonight we are opening our doors to absolutely everyone for a free show – you have no excuse not to come out! Unless of course you are checking out live music over at The Radon Lounge, who also have a show going on. Tonight’s lineup has shifted a little bit since it was first announced. We have five acts lined up tonight, which includes the smashing hardcore rock n’ roll outfit band Livin’ Thing, which you can stream on the player below. Bottom Bracket was also added last minute as a replacement to Capitol Offense who will no longer be playing. Old Fox Road from Champaign/Urbana however is still on board. So is new Springfield solo project “Water Tower, Water Terror.” Opening things up right at 7:00 pm we have a solo performer in town new to the Black Sheep stage called “Arvo!” Come check it out!

This show starts right at 7:00 pm and admission is… free! Come out and bring a friend! Find a facebook event for this one right here, and also check out our shows page for a good look at everything coming up at Black Sheep this fall.

Tonight at Black Sheep: Brandon Austin (CD Release), HILGY, Jermaine Bollinger

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We just have one event happening this weekend at Black Sheep – and that is this show featuring Brandon Austin, solo R&B performer tonight. This is still Brandon’s release show as far as we know – Brandon is releasing a CD called “Beauty in Ordinary Things” which is already out on iTunes and all of that good stuff. Brandon also released a music video for one of the songs off of the CD – “Lost And Found” yesterday, which you can check out right here. 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.

Tonight at Black Sheep: Violence Creeps, Livin’ Thing, Boon, Spell Breaker

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It’s been a bit of a break for us for shows at Black Sheep, but we are ready to come back strong starting tonight! Tonight is the only show we have going on this weekend, but it should be a good one! 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.

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.