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If you want to know what the indie rock scene in Lawrence looks like, Friday night at the Granada was a good place to start.


Kansas City parties with local bands at the Crossroads Summer Block Party

Summers are hardly lazy in these parts. It seems you can’t throw a rock without hitting a local music festival; and lucky for us every


Leading by example: Cowboy Indian Bear celebrates new album with fellow musicians

Cowboy Indian Bear is finally seeing the fruits of their labor, and it’s coming in the form of love and support from their community. They

Album Reviews Articles

Album Review: Cowboy Indian Bear – “Live Old, Die Young”

Editor’s note: Album review by Nathan Cardiff, introduction by Editor Fally Afani In April of 2011, I got the first glimpse of what was to

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Photo Gallery: 2013 Middle of the Map Fest, Day 2

Day 2 of Middle of the Map Fest brought the biggest draw yet, with many fans filling the Uptown Theater to the brim. The night

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Photo Gallery: SXSW 2013

Photos by Fally Afani, Mitch Jones, and Lillian Wright Smith.

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Watch: I Heart Local Music interviews Andrew W.K., The Black Lips, and more at SXSW

by Fally Afani In addition to watching, photographing, and loving hundreds of acts at this year’s SXSW music festival, the I Heart Local Music staff


Cowboy Indian Bear leaves stunning impression at SXSW

If there’s ever a year for Cowboy Indian Bear to shine, this is it. They’re releasing their latest album, Live Old, Die Young, in April,


Photo Gallery: Cowboy Indian Bear / Cloud Dog / Soft Reeds / Paper Buffalo

This weekend saw the return of one musician’s annual birthday concert extravaganza. Cowboy Indian Bear’s Marty Hillard hosted a four-lineup show at the Bottleneck that

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Grizzly Bear, The Joy Formidable, Deerhoof, more to headline 2013 Middle of the Map Fest

Ink’s Middle of the Map Fest just announced their massive lineup, and the Spring festival continues to pair major popular acts with some of the