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Photo Gallery: Black Joe Lewis / Duncan Burnett

Austin-based guitar rebel Black Joe Lewis brought his exhilarating blues style to the Bottleneck Friday night, along with his band the Honeybears and Kansas City's
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Utterly Cool: Night Drive electrifies the Replay

Night Drive / Photo by Fally Afani Tuesday nights aren't necessarily the best time to catch (or book) a live show in Lawrence, but this

“Always Speak Out.” Wise words from the women of rock and roll

As if it weren’t already hard enough to work as a musician, women have added prejudices working against them. Kesha, Bjork, and Best Coast’s Bethany

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Photo Gallery: SXSW 2016

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Announcing: The I Heart Local Music 2016 SXSW Lineup

In just a few short weeks, rockers will migrate down to Austin, TX, for the SXSW music festival. The warm air will be filled with

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Photo Gallery: Spoon / Sweet Spirit at the Midland

Just a few months after their Lawrence appearance, Spoon made a stop in Kansas City on Tuesday. They played to a fairly full Midland theatre

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Photo Gallery: SXSW 2015

SXSW felt a little more manageable in 2015, but was still wild and colorful as ever. The festival ditched some of the bigger names in

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Photo Gallery: The Noise FM at Midcoast Takeover

The Noise FM brought down the house at the Friday night Midcoast Takeover Showcase. While the rain brought all of the day’s festivities indoors, the

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Shamir is America’s Sweetheart

Let me tell you what an absolute joy it is to be in the presence of America’s sweetheart, Shamir. We caught Shamir at the SXSW