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Country musician corrals community for holiday help with Christmas toy drive

In Lawrence, country music and the holidays go hand-in-hand. That’s because one country musician has spent years going big for the holiday. Every December, Ryan

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Sky Smeed finds “True Love” in quarantine isolation

If there’s one thing local folkster Sky Smeed learned during the quarantine, it’s the art of adaptability. One moment, musicians were playing shows and planning

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SHAH is a rising local queer icon

It’s been a whirlwind of a year for SHAH. Since we last checked in with the local musician, he was riding the waves of his

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Our Summer 2020 issue is now online

Welp, we’re definitely going to hell for this one. Our Summer 2020 issue is live! In this issue, we talk to Lawrence’s favorite psychedelic-weed-Jesus-themed band,

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Game On: Local musician dives into the history of video game music

8-bit, CRPG, FPS... if you're a gamer at heart, you'll know what these terms mean. For some, like local musician Joel Bonner, they're intertwined in
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Local bartender is in a band, starts making drinks named after bands

If you’ve ever sipped on some booze, but wished it tasted more like a sweaty punk rocker or a bearded bluegrass musician, you’re in luck.

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Songwriting contest brings new musicians together

This week, some of the newest musicians on the local scene will have a chance to show off their work and possibly win an opportunity

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In good company: The Royal Chief looks to scene support and camaraderie

It’s easy to spot what makes the local hip-hop scene so enticing right now. There’s a specific type of energy, an electricity that shoots through

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There’s a Burlesque dancer who keeps doing routines to local music

This is a site that covers local music, but if we may switch formats for a second, we’d like to talk about the rock star