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The Sangamon Valley Roots Revival features sixty minutes of the roots of American music.From jumpin’ blues, western swing and hillbilly bop of the 1940’s to the rockabilly of the 1950’s and the Bakersfield twang of the 1960’s, the roots revival covers all of the musical styles that would converge into mid-century rock and roll. Enjoy classic cuts from the original artists and even more from modern day purveyors of the genre. Whether you love Hank Williams, Elvis or the Old 97’s, you’ll hear it all on the SVRR.Contact Sean Burns

Bedrock 66 Live! hosts Garage Soul double bill with Barrence Whitfield and the Savages/The Woggles

Katherine Coffey

Bedrock 66 Live! presents a double bill of garage rock and soul from two legends of the genres. Opening the show Wednesday night at 8 pm at Bar None (245 S. 5th St. Springfield) will be Atlanta's The Woggles. 

Barrence Whitfield and the Savages are appearing in support of there newest release "Soul Flowers of Titan". Whitfield and guitarist Peter Greenberg (Lyres, DMZ) resurrected the original band after a 25 year hiatus in 2013. The band mixes its influences of early Black rock and roll and soul with punk rock energy.  "Soul Flowers of Titan" is the band's third lp on Chicago's Bloodshot Records label. Barrence Whitfield spoke with SVRR host Sean Burns from the band's rehearsal space in Cincinnati.  

For tickets and more information about Bedrock 66 Live! shows please go to www.bedrock66.com. 

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