Posts Tagged ‘snorty horse saloon’

Cuz Chicks Dig ‘Em: scarswillfade returns

September 1, 2009

scarsThere has been a flurry of defunct bands returning to stages in Springfield this year, but when we heard local rock group scarswillfade would be joining that list we were a bit surprised. We hadn’t heard so much as a rumor about the group since its farewell show at The Snorty Horse Saloon oh-so-long ago. Then came an email earlier this week with the announcement, as well as details.

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Coming in September: The Ugly Mug Live Music Tavern

June 9, 2009
The last time we saw this building, it was The Snorty Horse Saloon. Watch for a new name, look and feel this fall.

The last time we saw this building, it was The Snorty Horse Saloon. Watch for a new name, look and feel this fall.

There have been a lot of rays of sunshine lately among local venues, with the return of Lindberg’s and the transition of The High Life into live music arguably topping the list. One void has remained unfilled, however: The Snorty Horse Saloon, Springfield’s medium-size venue that not only held down the music scene north of Commercial Street but singlehandedly sparked local interest in Red Dirt country, has been dormant for more than a year. In about three months the space inside the Budget Lodge (3050 N. Kentwood Ave.) is slated to reopen, and it could be better than ever before. We’ll tell you all about it after the break.

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