Indie rock legends Joan of Arc play alongside local bands at the Jackpot

Editor’s note: local music enthusiast Valerie Skubal headed down to the Jackpot last night to watch Joan of Arc / Air Waves / Muscle Worship


Hospital Ships gets funky with homemade music video

We were delighted like crazy to see this brand new music video pop up on stereogum today. It’s for a track off of Hospital Ships’


The Church of Malt Liquor strikes again….in their underwear

We couldn’t believe our eyes the first time we saw them, but it’s true. There really is a venue in town that is nothing more

Album Reviews Articles

Album review: Hidden Pictures – Synchronized Sleeping

Editor’s note: We’ve invited local music lover Peter Adany to review the new album from local band Hidden Pictures. We enjoy his work, and hope


Pizza Power is moving (sort of)

Well, it appears our good friends over at Pizza Power got into some legal trouble (see: noise complaint), and shows will not be happening at


Cowboy Indian Bear, Stik Figa and Haii Usagi bring night of collaboration to the Jackpot

On Saturday night the Jackpot played host to a stellar lineup. Cowboy Indian Bear was set to debut a lot of new material, and openers


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


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


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.Β  It


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