The second ever Dumb Fest gets underway this afternoon at 3 p.m. Forty bands will grace multiple stages on both Friday and Saturday. The festival is a part of the ever changing Southtown scene in Springfield, located at 11th and South Grand Avenue. Lee Strubinger made his way to Dumb Records to sit down and talk with festival curator Brian Galecki.
A new record store is opening in Springfield this weekend. Making a profit off vinyl records may sound risky, but the four co-owners have a lot experience building a following in the punk music scene especially. Kevin Bradford recently joined us to talk about it. He owns Black Sheep Cafe, a music venue, and will be one of the co-owners of the record store at 1107 South Grand, called Dumb Records: