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Pandemic Play: Hobbies that stuck with musicians through the epidemic

Ever hear the phrase “A hobby a day keeps the doldrums away.” During the pandemic, it was easy to dive head-first into a hobby if

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Tributes, parties, and a whole lot of rock and roll come to the Lawrence music scene in January

Disclaimer: Events may be affected by public health concerns. Confirm details directly with event organizers before proceeding. Find COVID-19 resources here. To semi-quote the great Bill

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Top Ten Coolest Things We Saw from locals in the Lawrence Music Scene in 2021

Alright! It’s been a while since we got to construct one of these lists (fuck you, COVID), but we are jazzed as a bluegrass fan

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Top Tracks of the Year from Lawrence Musicians

Friends, it’s been a wild ride for everyone, but especially musicians. Many of them sat on their releases during the pandemic and waited until live

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Photo Gallery: Marcel P. Black / Kemet Coleman / Kadesh Flow

Marcel P. Black / Photo by Fally Afani If you didn't fuck with hip-hop, on Friday night Marcel P. Black made sure you did. Unless
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Photo Gallery: Caroline Polachek / Oklou at Liberty Hall

Caroline Polachek / Photo by Fally Afani One thing's for sure, this was definitely the most fashionable show of the year. On Wednesday night, fans
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Photo Gallery: Neal Francis / The Whips at the Bottleneck

Neal Francis / Photo by Fally Afani If you've been sleeping on Neal Francis, now is the time to wake up. To the untrained eye
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December’s best bets for live music in Lawrence, Kansas

Let’s end the year with a bang, shall we? It’s time to big adieu to the aging 2021, tremendously falling out of style, and turn

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The Vintage Virtuoso: Neal Francis is bringing nostalgic cool (and piano rock) to the Bottleneck

For the most part during the pandemic, musicians had to lay low, sit on their hands, and dream about the next big gig. But Neal