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Best Indie & Rock in Springfield

Joe Bonamassa at Sangamon Auditorium

Joe Bonamassa

Joe Bonamassa is the guitarist's guitarist. A master of the blues, Bonamassa easily ranks alongside the more well known Clapton or Jeff Beck. Such was his prodigious talent that he supported B.B. King at the tender of age of twelve in 1989, and was christened by King as "one of a kind." Since then, he's played with anyone who is anyone and released a formidable catalogue of studio albums.

Blackberry Smoke at Devon Lakeshore Amphitheater

Blackberry Smoke

With a musical style as diverse and colorful as their fragrant name, Blackberry Smoke effortlessly blend Southern-fried blues rock with country and a sprinkling of gospel and RnB for good measure. This heady sonic infusion has seen the bearded quintet blast out of their hometown of Atlanta, Georgia and onto world stages in recent years. Don't miss them as they hit the road again!

Smashing Pumpkins at Illinois State Fairgrounds

Smashing Pumpkins

The Smashing Pumpkins are back this summer with their North America tour. Billy Corgan's Grammy-awarded rock band created some of the most iconic tracks of the 90s, fashioning an amalgam of progressive rock, heavy metal, goth rock, psychedelia, and dream pop. Many line-up changes later, don't miss them live in 2024 as they take to the road!

REO Speedwagon at Devon Lakeshore Amphitheater

REO Speedwagon

These hard rocking Midwesterners are the stuff of legend! Formed in 1967, the Illinois raised rockers found incredible success in the 1970's, beginning in a scene that included STYX, Chicago, and Cheap Trick, they quickly went on to reach chart-topping heights with their 1980 album 'Hi Infidelity', which became the soundtrack of a generation, and further spawned the emotional rock ballad 'I Can't Fight This Feeling.'

Motley Crue at Illinois State Fairgrounds

Motley Crue

Heavy metal hellraisers Motley Crue are back and looking to cause mayhem. Riding the first wave of glam metal, the band formed in 1981 and quickly gained a reputation for their hedonistic lifestyle and rock'n'roll personas - tattoos, prison stints and drugs, these guys have seen and done it all. Get ready for a night of rock and roll with the legends themselves!

Blues Traveler at Devon Lakeshore Amphitheater

Blues Traveler

Princeton's own psychedelic rock pioneers, Blues Traveler, formed in 1987, quickly rising to the forefront of the jam band scene with their blues-infused, ever-evolving and extended jam-heavy anthems. With over 16 studio albums to their name, don't miss the quintet as they present their biggest hits on this brand new tour!