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Album Review: Fourth Of July – “On The Plains” Tenth Anniversary

Editor’s note: High Dive Records is celebrating the 10 year anniversary of Fourth of July’s On The Plains with a vinyl release. Writer Nathan Cardiff

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Lawrence bids farewell to local legend with musical supergroup

The Bottleneck quickly turned into a who’s who of the local music scene when an instrumental player threw himself an epic going away party. Onstage,

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Album Review: Empty Moon – “The Shark”

by Nathan Cardiff “She said ‘you’ll be fine,’ I said ‘I hope you’re right’/And under an empty moon we kiss goodnight…” – Fourth of July,


Watch: Fourth of July “Berlin” Music Video

Fourth of July may have played their last final show over the Summer, but their presence is still ringing strong in Lawrence. The band just


Fourth of July’s fond farewell fills the Replay

“Will somebody bring us a couple of pitchers, it’s going to be a long night.” Fourth of July frontman Brendan Hangauer was wiping sweat from


A Reason To Be Proud: Fourth of July celebrates record release with The ACBs

“Would you guys mind if we played our album all the way through?” Fourth of July frontman Brendan Hangauer asked a packed room at the

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Album Review: Fourth of July – “Empty Moon”

by Nathan Cardiff It’s a cliche and an obvious statement to say that a band matures with their latest release, but cliche or not, it


Photo Gallery: The ACBs Record Release Show with Fourth of July

2013 is going to be an exciting year for Fourth of July and The ACBs. The indie power pop groups are both seeing album releases


Photo Gallery: Open-Mic Night premieres at Liberty Hall

“Open-Mic Night,” a film featuring several local musicians, premiered at Liberty Hall on Saturday night. The 30-minute feature directed by Matt Toplikar centers on a


I Heart Local Music’s Top Ten Shows of 2012

Our music cup truly runneth over this year. It seems like promoters, venues, and enthusiastic locals worked harder than ever to make this a memorable