Here I am, rock you like a hurricane: Lawrence bands weather the storm for Spring into Summer Fest

-by Fally Afani   The moment The Hips started playing as the first band at Spring into Summer fest, tornado sirens started sounding in the


Local music event of the year: Spring into Summer Fest

Saturday will probably go down as the local music event of the year in Lawrence. In a beautifully and hectically arranged evening, scores of bands


New music video: Stik Figa and D/Will

Man, I love me some Stik Figa. He’s charming as hell, and there’s always something for everyone during his energetic and magnetic live shows. Joshua


Tales from the road: Hospital Ships plays Austin City Limits

Wednesday is a big day for local wonders Hospital Ships. The band is skyrocketing to fame, and on the way they stopped by Austin City


Quiet Corral: Acoustic set at the Art House

Quiet Corral recently indulged in a recording session at the Art House. Jono Bowles was kind enough to produce this little video, along with the


House Show: I Don’t Give A Damn

Local music was a bit scarce over the weekend, but not at this house show. Photographer Micki Hadley attended this show, titled “I Don’t Give


No Joy / Mouthbreathers at the Jackpot

Yesterday may have been Friday the 13th, but it was my lucky day because I got to see two stellar acts at the Jackpot. Mouthbreathers


Hospital Ships takes it to the streets

Local band Hospital Ships have been skyrocketing to fame lately. They’re being featured on several blogs, and were even NPR’s song of the day. They

Album Reviews Articles

Album Review: Nezbeat and Joe Good – Good Hair

If you participate at all in Lawrence night life you’ve seen Jeremy Nesbitt, although he wasn’t hollering at you from a microphone. There’s definitely something


Broken Water / Muscle Worship / Mouthbreathers at the Jackpot

Editor’s note: We loved Nicholas Stahl’s album reviews so much, we decided to let him try reviewing a live event. Here is his first stab