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Watch: Jessica Paige covers Ernie Ford

With this year’s theme at Folk Alliance being “Forbidden Folk,” there were protest songs aplenty. Musicians from across the globe gave renditions of famous protest

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Folk Alliance International delivers overwhelmingly impressive music fair

Imagine if SXSW or The Wakarusa Music Festival weren’t hosted by myriad venues spread over whole city blocks or didn’t encompass a large swath of

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Watch: Ms. Allison Olassa and Co. at Love Garden

It’s a real treat when Allison Olassa comes out for a show. The musician is a quiet, popular favorite in town, but her appearances are

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Album Review: Tyler Gregory – “Roots Below”

On any given evening in Lawrence, when the weather is warm, you’ll hear what we’ve all come to know as a comforting sound howling from

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Introducing: Nicholas St. James

You may have noticed a new man about town, strutting his way throughout venues and folk jams. Nicholas St. James has been in the area

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Watch: Wells the Traveler at the Replay

“What a beautiful day for a Replay patio show!” Danny McGaw exclaimed from the venue’s outdoor stage. The local crooning folk musician with his trademark

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Jim James lays on the charm at Liberty Hall

On Wednesday night, we were anxiously awaiting Jim James’ set and standing in the front row next to an elderly woman. She explained her fandom

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Photo Gallery: The 2013 Lawrence Busker Festival

Photographer Pete Romano snapped these photos of performers at this year’s Lawrence Busker Festival. Local musicians included Tyler Gregory and the Alferd Packer Memorial String

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Tyler Gregory: the most beloved busker at the Lawrence Busker Fest

If you were in Lawrence this weekend, you probably couldn’t throw a rock without hitting a busker. Downtown played host to the famous Lawrence Busker

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Photo Gallery: The Leo Posch Benefit with Split Lip Rayfield, Drakkar Sauna, and more

Photographer Joshua Efron snapped these photos at the folk extravaganza known as The Leo Posch Benefit Concert last week. The Friday evening event featured performances