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The wait is over: Cowboy Indian Bear return to Lawrence after months of touring

On Saturday Lawrence is throwing a sweet homecoming for local darlings Cowboy Indian Bear. The band has spent months on the road, and hasn’t played

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Holy crap, it’s a real thing: The Church of Malt Liquor

A few days ago my buddy was telling about an upcoming show. I said “Well that sounds fun, where’s it going to be?” He told

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Fare thee well, Blakey Bear

On Wednesday night, I was pretty surprised (but not really) to walk down to the basement of the Taproom to find a packed house.  It

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The Black Lips bring plenty of spit, garage rock to Kansas City

On Tuesday night I arrived at the Beaumont Club in Kansas City just in time to see The Black Lips take the stage. I spent

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The Black Lips are headed to the Middle East, but first stopping in KC

-by Fally Afani   I recently got the chance to talk to garage rockers The Black Lips at SXSW. I wanted to discuss their upcoming

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Sweet baby Jesus: Kanrocksas announces festival lineup

The folks over at Kanrocksas announced the festival lineup this afternoon. The music and camping festival will take place on August 5th and 6th, and

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Everybody loves Ghosty

One of the first local shows I ever attended in college was a Ghosty show. I remembered seeing handbills taped up on people’s fridges, watching

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The Black Angels are going to melt your brains

“I can’t believe this many people are here to see our band, this is amazing!” The lead singer of psychedelic rockers The Black Angels was

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Do you like loud music? Then go see Rooftop Vigilantes

The Taproom may at times seem small, cramped and poorly lit, but on Friday night it was the perfect place to release your work week

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The Arcade Fire deliver dazzling, radiant performance in KC

Right as the Arcade Fire was taking the stage at the Starlight on Wednesday night, something lit up the sky. I’m not sure if it