It seems like overnight, the reality of coronavirus set in across the nation. Basketball is cancelled, festivals are cancelled, and America’s Daddy Tom Hanks fell victim to the pandemic sweeping the world. So it’s nice to know that when you need to clear your head and avoid the impending coronavirus doom, you can go see Jesus wearing a crown of marijuana leaves and grooving to psych rock music.

CHEW / Photo by Fally Afani

This is Lawrence: a town with only the most spectacular live music events. Lawrencians took in the live music while they still could, before the virus settles into the Midwest, on Wednesday night. They bopped with Jesus, thrashed with CHEW, and grooved with Oxford Remedy. Photos from the night below:



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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