Music http://tspr.org en The Art of Cigar Box Guitars http://tspr.org/post/art-cigar-box-guitars <p>John Draws is making a lot of noise – literally and figuratively – with three-string guitars made from cigar boxes and other bits and pieces. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 16:15:39 +0000 Rich Egger 56492 at http://tspr.org The Art of Cigar Box Guitars Folk Legend Lives, Performs in Keokuk http://tspr.org/post/folk-legend-lives-performs-keokuk <p>For 35 years a historic riverboat captain’s house in Keokuk has been sheltering a true veteran of the 1960’s folk music movement. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 19:43:37 +0000 Ken Zahnle 51000 at http://tspr.org Folk Legend Lives, Performs in Keokuk Iron Orchard releases new album http://tspr.org/post/iron-orchard-releases-new-album <p>The members of the Macomb-based band “Iron Orchard” describe themselves as middle-aged guys with day jobs that play because they love it. Mon, 17 Feb 2014 21:11:40 +0000 Jonathan Ahl 48498 at http://tspr.org Iron Orchard releases new album Music for Laptop Ensemble http://tspr.org/post/music-laptop-ensemble <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Laptop computers, tablets and smart phones have all made it possible to perform regular activities in new ways.&nbsp; </span></p><p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 01:48:39 +0000 Jonathan Ahl 43637 at http://tspr.org Music for Laptop Ensemble WIU Bands to Combine Music and Mission on Brazil Trip http://tspr.org/post/wiu-bands-combine-music-and-mission-brazil-trip <p>More than 200 student musicians from Western Illinois University’s Bands are headed to Brazil this spring.&nbsp; Tue, 05 Nov 2013 22:50:36 +0000 Jonathan Ahl 43256 at http://tspr.org WIU Bands to Combine Music and Mission on Brazil Trip