40 Watt Dreams

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Photo Gallery: Labretta Suede and the Motel 6 / 40 Watt Dreams

Labretta Suede is a fireball. We really couldn't think of any other word when she stormed the Bottleneck stage Friday night with The Motel 6,
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We went to six shows in one night to prove a point

Anymore, Friday nights in Lawrence are pretty outrageous. There are just so many events happening at once. This wasn’t even a Final Fridays art walk,


The Replay dances in the rain on Mother’s Day

Only in Kansas can it be pouring rain and sunny at the same time. In typical Kansas fashion, The Replay was very wet on Mother’s


As folk as possible: Nicholas St. James to join lineup at Folk Alliance International

This week hundreds of folk musicians and fans will spill into the Sheraton Crown Center and Westin Crown Center Hotel in Kansas City for the


40 Watt Dreams: A Voice For Women in the Midwest

40 Watt Dreams is becoming a voice for female empowerment in this town. The last couple of shows we’ve caught from 40 Watt tend to


Momma’s Gotta Rock: 40 Watt Dreams indulges Katie West’s angsty side

You could say over the last couple of years, Katie West has been bursting with ideas. At some point in her thriving musical career, the