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Photo Gallery: Spring Into Summer, 2013

Spring Into Summer is a little festival that packs a punch, and in its third year at the Replay, the event was louder than ever.

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Oils, Y[our] Fri[end] leave lasting impression at Middle of the Map Fest

by Nathan Cardiff I feel like I’ve been swooning over the Whatever Forever line-up non-stop for the past few months. I’m sure people are sick

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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: 2013 Middle of the Map Fest, Day 1

Crowds were strong and excited at Kansas City’s Middle of the Map Fest Thursday night. We caught The Author and The Illustrator, Fullbloods, and Millions

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A Quiet Ferocity: The Caves rock Middle of the Map Fest

by Nathan Cardiff Golden Sound Records has a helluva a line-up and any time that the label hosts a show, it’s a gift to us,

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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

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Kanrocksas announces full lineup for 2013

After much anticipation, Kanrocksas has announced the full lineup for 2013. Festival organizers had previously announced just three of the headliners, which included Kendrick Lamar,

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I Heart Local Music showcase announced at Middle of the Map Fest

I Heart Local Music is pleased to announce a showcase at Kansas City’s Middle of the Map Music Festival.   You’re invited to come out

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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

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Jackpot to host SXSW benefit

The SXSW music festival is a big deal for up and coming musicians. The week-long Austin-based extravaganza has become sort of a rite of passage