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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


Mouthbreathers, Rooftop Vigilantes, and fans wreck the Replay

Old habits die hard, and concert-goers at the Replay realized that firsthand on Friday night. Mouthbreathers returned to the scene to kick off their tour


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


Photo Gallery: Clairaudients (The Atlantic) / The Kickbacks / Bears and Company

The Jackpot hosted a trio of authentic rock bands this Halloween Eve. Bears and Company, of Kansas City, warmed up the crowd with melodic rock


Makeup, masks, and music, oh my! The Jackpot hosts colorful costumed concert

The Jackpot played host to a colorful commotion on Saturday night when four area bands played electrifying sets for an equally excited crowd. Most of


Photo Gallery: Lawrence Field Day Fest, Day 2

Day 2 of Lawrence Field Day Fest continued with even more onstage shenanigans. Lawrence was treated to some sweaty Doo-Wop, grungy garage rock, and a


Photo Gallery: The Hips / Approach / Dry Bonnet / The Roseline

On a sunny Saturday evening, scores of local music fans packed into a basement lined with mattresses for one of the most rewarding house shows


Photo Gallery: The Dead Girls / La Guerre / Jon Harrison and the Harrisonics

The Bottleneck played host to a night of indie rock and pop on Friday. Photographer Jessica Sain-Baird was on hand to capture The Dead Girls


Photo Gallery: Cowboy Indian Bear / Fourth of July / Soft Reeds

On Thursday night the Jackpot provided one of the best local lineups of the season. Fans packed the house to see Cowboy Indian Bear, Fourth


Holy mother of God: Middle of the Map Fest announces massive 2012 lineup

You’re going to need to sit down for this one.   Middle of the Map Fest has announced the lineup for the local music festival’s