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The Vintage Virtuoso: Neal Francis is bringing nostalgic cool (and piano rock) to the Bottleneck

For the most part during the pandemic, musicians had to lay low, sit on their hands, and dream about the next big gig. But Neal

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Photo Gallery: The Rackatees / Voice of Addiction / Hipshot Killer

It was a night for punk fans as a trio of rough and rowdy bands took over the Replay on Friday. The Rackatees (a favorite
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Photo Gallery: The Gold Web / Drop A Grand

There were a lot of good shows dotting the Downtown Lawrence landscape on Saturday night, but the Jackpot's was by far the funnest. A colorful
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Photo Gallery: Ebony Tusks / Netherfriends / Blake Rules

If you were brave enough to deal with single digit temperatures on a Sunday night, you were handsomely rewarded with a show lively enough to

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Photo Gallery: Me Like Bees / The Noise / Archie Powell and the Exports

‘Tis the SXSW season and bands throughout the Midwest are gearing up to haul their gear to the great land of Tejas, where they will


Archie Powell wants you to ‘get messed up’ with him

When Archie Powell hits the road, he likes to party hard. When he comes through Lawrence this Tuesday, chances are you’ll be throwing down pretty


Watch: Justin Klaas at the Replay

It’s always fascinating to see how time takes its toll on local musicians. Justin Klaas is arguably one of the better singer-songwriters to come out

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Album Review: The Noise FM – “Attraction”

by Nathan Cardiff I’ve been attempting to pin down an appropriate genre for The Noise FM and the best I can do is scruffy indie-pop.


Makeup, masks, and music, oh my! The Jackpot hosts colorful costumed concert

The Jackpot played host to a colorful commotion on Saturday night when four area bands played electrifying sets for an equally excited crowd. Most of


Watch: The Noise FM on the Oread rooftop

Friday night was one big Lawrence indie rock lovefest when The Noise FM opened for Quiet Corral. This wasn’t your usual setting for a show;