Mayer Hawthorne brought soul, dancing, humor, and of course Henny and gingerale to the Granada on a Monday. Not his first time in Lawrence, he is developing a frenzied following. The Stepkids started off the night with their own retro sound and a mesmerizing projected light show.

Words and photos by Morgan Bleigh



Fally Afani is an award-winning journalist with a career spanning more than 20 years in media. She has worked extensively in radio, television, newspapers, magazines, and more.

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