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Lawrence musician tackles comedy and mental health in new musical

It’s pretty easy to dive head-first into the arts in Lawrence, Kansas. You can play music, spend time onstage at the theatre, or even find

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Photo Gallery: Manor Fest 5

Throwing an all-local music festival is no easy task, but Manor Records always seems up to the challenge. For the fifth year, they've assembled an
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Farewell, Friend: Katlyn Conroy leaving legacy behind in Lawrence

We get it. Lawrence is one of those towns that, even with a robust music scene, artists come and go. Some even come back (the

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Lucy Dacus showed us vulnerability at its finest at Liberty Hall

Lucy Dacus / Photo by Fally Afani "Hello," Lucy Dacus announced when she took to the Liberty Hall stage on Saturday night. Then, in front
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Photo Gallery: Julien Baker / Dehd at the Granada

Julien Baker / Photo by Fally Afani Monday was hardly mundane as indie rock heavyweight Julien Baker made a triumphant and provocative return to the
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Feel the burn with Thighmaster’s new music video

New year, new me, right? Well, considering the pandemic we may just skip the gym instead and opt for a home workout. Luckily, our dear

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We couldn’t decide which local band to see Friday night, so we saw all of them

Friday night was a pretty banner night for the local music scene. There were so many good shows spanning so many genres and catering to
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Lawrence musicians join Dressy Bessy onstage

You have to be a very bold (and skilled) musician to pull this off. Dressy Bessy / Photo by Fally Afani On Friday night, Dressy

Sing and sway with this catchy Mat Shoare track

Don’t listen to this song if you don’t want to wiggle your hips a little bit. Mat Shoare is an interesting cat. To call his


Watch: The Wandering Lake in a field of sunflowers

It’s easy to see why folks take to The Wandering Lake so easily. Laid back, breezy, and just right for fans of mellow. It’s drama-free