Alec James at Free Press
Dec
22
1:00 PM13:00

Alec James at Free Press

  • Springfield, IL, 62704 United States (map)
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While visiting family for the holidays back home in Springfield, IL, Free Press was kind enough to lend some space for me to play for a while. On Saturday, December 22nd I’ll be playing from 1-2pm, and I have a few new songs to show my hometown friends. Grab some coffee and be warm. Hope to see you there!
916 South Grand Ave West
Springfield, IL 62704

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Alec James Farewell Show with Kate Laine and Peaches & Bacon
Jul
14
4:00 PM16:00

Alec James Farewell Show with Kate Laine and Peaches & Bacon

FREE ADMISSION

ALEC JAMES, folk singer-songwriter from Springfield, is moving 1,000 miles away. This show is to say "goodbye for now." (AlecJamesTapes.com)

Very excited to be playing alongside two of my favorite local acts:

PEACHES & BACON: Old-time Appalachian banjo and fiddle duo will be playing traditional tunes guaranteed to get your feet tapping (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAGS4EgGkjuWUJQrGsByQrA).

KATE LAINE: Contemplative, raw, and genuine, Kate Laine writes and plays beautiful original songs that will be sure to stir the emotions. Check out her album "Recurring Dream" here (https://katelaine.bandcamp.com/)

Saturday, July 14th 2018, 4-6pm
Trails End Saloon
6445 Old Rte 54
Curran, IL 62670

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Alec James at The Webster Groves Garden Cafe
Apr
28
7:00 PM19:00

Alec James at The Webster Groves Garden Cafe

I'm at the Webster Groves Garden Cafe Saturday, April 28th from 7-9pm.  I'll be playing original songs, a couple new tunes, and covers from my favorite artists and the American Folk music songbook.  The Garden Cafe has an awesome menu of sandwiches, pastries, coffee, and drinks.  Come on out!

Saturday, April 28th 2018, 7-9pm
Webster Groves Garden Cafe
117 E Lockwood Ave
Webster Groves, MO 63119

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Earth Awareness Fair 2018
Apr
21
1:00 PM13:00

Earth Awareness Fair 2018

In honor of Earth Awareness Month, The City of Springfield is hosting its 26th annual Earth Awareness Fair.  Live music, a variety of activities for all ages, and food are among the offerings.  It takes place at the Old State Capitol on Saturday, April 21st from 1-5pm.  I play from 3:40-4:40pm on the Capitol Steps.

Saturday, April 21st, 1-5pm (I play 3:40-4:40)
Old State Capitol
1 Old State Capitol Plz
Springfield IL, 62701

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Radon Lounge
Mar
3
7:00 PM19:00

Radon Lounge

I'm joining Veseria, Hushpad, and Epsom at the Radon Lounge to play a show with a wide lineup.  Email radonlounge@gmail.com for the address.  Free coffee and arcade games. $5 cover.

Saturday, March 3rd 2018
7pm, $5

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Acoustic Potluck at Black Sheep
Jan
26
7:00 PM19:00

Acoustic Potluck at Black Sheep

The Black Sheep Cafe is hosting a show featuring multiple musicians specializing in acoustic genres including: Devin Williams & Zach Eymann; Hannah Songer; Whitney Devine; Clementine; and myself.  The show starts at 7pm on Friday, January 26th, 2018.  $5 Cover.

27 January 2018, 7pm

Black Sheep Cafe
1320 S 11th St
Springfield, IL 62703

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Webster Groves Garden Cafe
Dec
2
10:00 AM10:00

Webster Groves Garden Cafe

I will be at the Garden Cafe in Webster Groves, MO on Saturday, Dec. 2nd from 10:00am-noon, playing original songs, covers, and old folk songs.

Saturday, Dec. 2nd, 10:00am-12:00pm
Webster Groves Garden Cafe
117 E Lockwood Ave.
Webster Groves, MO 62119

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Artist on the Plaza
Jul
6
12:00 PM12:00

Artist on the Plaza

Artist on the Plaza is a program in Springfield IL showcasing performers of all types during the noon lunch hour on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the Summer months.  I will be there July 6th from 12:00-1:00.

Thursday, July 6th 2017, 12:00pm-1:00pm
South Plaza of the Old State Capitol Between 5th and 6th Street.

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Relay for Life 2017 Sangamon-Menard County
Jun
24
6:30 PM18:30

Relay for Life 2017 Sangamon-Menard County

Relay for Life is "the world's largest fundraising event against cancer" which helps fund "groundbreaking cancer research, patient care programs, and can make a difference in communities like ours."  The 2017 Relay for Life event will take place Saturday, June 24th 2017 at Southwind Park in Springfield IL.  The event will take place from 12-10pm, and I will be playing between 6:30-7:00pm.
Southwind Park
4965 S 2nd St
Springfield, IL

For more information about the event, click here.

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2017 Springfield Haymarket Festival
May
1
6:00 PM18:00

2017 Springfield Haymarket Festival

The Haymarket Festival is an annual event in Springfield, IL which celebrates working people and organized labor.  There is always a wide variety of musical acts, speakers, and educational information.  This year, I'm included in the lineup.  Monday, May 1st at the Douglas Park Bandshell in Springfield IL, from 6:00pm-8:30.  I am playing from 7:45-8:15pm.

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Earth Awareness Fair Springfield IL
Apr
22
1:00 PM13:00

Earth Awareness Fair Springfield IL

On Saturday, April 22nd, I'll be playing at Springfield's Earth Awareness Fair held at the Old State Capital. The fair is from 1-5, and I'll be playing from 1-1:30. There is more live music (including one of my personal local favorites Peaches & Bacon), educational exhibits, and demonstrations relating to various environmental topics.  That will be tons of fun!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/414485928914473/

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