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SXSW Bound, Night 1: A dramatic night under the lights

The first night of SXSW Bound was certainly an eye-catching affair. Under a bright and glistening light installation on the Jackpot stage, five acts provided

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Lawrence rings in 2015 with aggressive performances from Hammerlord / Psychic Heat

Lawrence was more than ready to kick 2014 to the curb, and rang the new year in pretty aggressively on Wednesday thanks to unique and

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Photo Gallery: CS Luxem / Psychic Heat / Cop Knock

It was certainly a colorful affair at the Replay on Friday night. Dozens of bright, full balloons floated around the air, over-saturated in light that

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Beware of the Fog: Local bands erupt in colorful commotion

It looked like something straight out of a horror film. I Heart Local Music brought three area bands to the Jackpot stage on Friday evening,

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Watch: New music video from Psychic Heat

Psychic Heat is taking the summer off. So if you’re missing a little psychedelic rock in your life, here’s a little something to hold you

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Spring Into Summer surprises with unpredictable performances

Much like the weather in Kansas, this year’s Spring Into Summer festival was pretty unpredictable. With temperatures unusually cold for this time of year, the

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Photo Gallery: Psychic Heat / Middle Twin / Forrester at the Jackpot

Thursday night was a Stop Day Eve to remember at the Jackpot. I Heart Local Music threw an event for the students to celebrate the

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Photo Gallery: Love Garden’s 24th Anniversary Celebration

The only way you can get such a wide range of scenesters out to the Granada at 4:00 p.m. on a Sunday for a ten-band

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Photo Gallery: 2014 Middle of the Map Fest, Day 3

The sun finally emerged on the final day of Middle of the Map Fest. Kansas City festival-goers basked in sunshine all day, and enjoyed a

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Local bands deliver relentless commotion at the Jackpot for SXSW Fundraiser

The Lawrence music scene delivered big time on Friday night when the Jackpot played host to I Heart Local Music’s annual SXSW Fundraiser. This was