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Photo Gallery: Hembree / Cowboy Indian Bear

A few years ago, a group of very young Lawrencians lived together in their small rental home, where they regularly discussed their dreams of having
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Watch: Bonzo Madrid at the Bottleneck

His shows may be few and far between, but when Bonzo Madrid does find a stage to perform on, the results are captivating. With new


Hembree packs the Bottleneck with Your Friend / Spencer Brown / Bonzo Madrid

Words and photos by Leroy Pristach Apparently, Hembree is a big deal. As, much to my surprise, a modest crowd was definitely not in the


Fare thee well, Cowboy Indian Bear

The following is an opinion piece expressed by the editor of I Heart Local Music. The time has finally come to say goodbye to Cowboy

Articles Interviews

Doggone Adorable: Local musicians and the dogs they love

In Lawrence, rockers tend to get in touch with their “ruff” side. That’s because more musicians here are becoming partial to their pooches, keen on


Support and collaboration results in spectacular finish for Lawrence Field Day Fest

We’re calling it. This is the best Lawrence Field Day Fest in the history of the event, and quite possibly the best local music event


Celebrating the regional scene: Lawrence Field Day Fest’s new approach

At the end of the month, Downtown Lawrence will become rock and roll heaven when Lawrence Field Day Fest erupts and takes over the scene.


Spencer Brown debuts at I Heart Local Music showcase

Apparently the Lawrence music scene has been holding onto a great little secret. Spencer Brown is no stranger to music, having years of experience playing

Album Reviews Articles

Album Review: Cowboy Indian Bear – “Vandeventer” EP

by Nathan Cardiff A year has passed since Cowboy Indian Bear’s full length Live Old, Die Young was released, winning over fans (new and old)


Photo Gallery: 2014 Middle of the Map Fest, Day 2

If the first day of Middle of the Map Fest left your ears ringing, Friday’s lineup turned it up to eleven. The cold weather was