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The Country Connection: The Roseline gearing up for Folk Alliance

Colin Halliburton has always been good at toeing the line. As the main man behind The Roseline, he’s managed to toe the line between country

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More Than Myself: How Cuee, Lawrence’s fastest-growing rapper, realized her role as a Lawrencian

Sometimes we can’t help but wonder if Cuee and Lawrence were destined to align. Lawrence’s hip-hop scene has always been a fantastic station where artistry

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Guitar Goddesses Katy Guillen and the Girls to shred at The Bottleneck this Friday

Katy Guillen is, hands down, the raddest and baddest guitar player in Kansas City. Anyone who’s been out to watch Katy Guillen and the Girls

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Forced To Unite: Making Movies gather local musicians for night of protest music

In a year rampant with racism and political strife, we’ve seen several musicians on the local level use the stage as an opportunity to speak

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Encouragement and Empathy: Kishi Bashi to hit the Riot Room on Saturday

To experience a Kishi Bashi performance is an unparalleled gift in the world of live music. The songwriter, originally known as Kaoru Ishibashi and as

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Counter Culture: Gogol Bordello’s Eugene Hütz on the power of performance in a complacent society

One of the last times gypsy punks Gogol Bordello played Lawrence, it was on Halloween at Liberty Hall. If you were there, you’ll remember the

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Watch: Carswell and Hope tackle police brutality in new music video

It’s no surprise that a lot of bands in Lawrence provide plenty of social commentary, considering the more liberal nature of this town. But this

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Sky Smeed protests Confederate flags in new song

One day— Inauguration Day, specifically— local musician Sky Smeed (cool name, btw) woke up, looked outside, and discovered something horrifying. To his disgust, Smeed’s neighbor

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Toy Town: How one musician’s obsession turned into a business

We’ve run into our fair share of musicians who share a love of collecting toys, but Terry Taylor takes the cake. You may recognize him

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Switching Scenes: Frankie Cosmos goes from DIY darling to Sub Pop

Greta Kline is a never-ending source of new songs. The New York City-based musician started feverishly writing songs, and uploading them to Bandcamp, at the