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The Music Makers: Locals recount iconic moments ahead of Lawrence Songbook Showcase

In a music community as strong as Lawrence, it’s hard to fit everything into one package. There’s a rich history of rock, emo, rap, and

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LFK gets weird at SXSW with I Heart Local Music

Well, shit got weird at SXSW. This was expected, considering the Lawrence bands that descended upon the festival. Some of those bands congregated at the

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Photo Gallery: Lawrence Kansas Rock and Roll Showcase

If you wanted a quick snapshot of what rock and roll looks like in Lawrence, the Granada would have been a good place to start


Lawrence Teens Inspire and Thrill at the Girls Rock! Showcase

“We might fuck up a little bit, and we’re not sorry. Because we’re girls and we’re not perfect.” Those defining words are the brave statement


Watch: Viet Cong’s drummer plays with broken hand

There really isn’t anything that can hold a band like Viet Cong back. On Wednesday we set out to see them perform at the Pitchfork


I Heart Local Music throwing day party at SXSW 2015

I Heart Local Music is once again proud to bring you a day party at the 2015 SXSW music festival! We’ve teamed up with Mass


Off the beaten path: unconventional venues for local musicians

In a community this music-rich, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that live performances can be found around every corner. Over the past few days,


Spencer Brown debuts at I Heart Local Music showcase

Apparently the Lawrence music scene has been holding onto a great little secret. Spencer Brown is no stranger to music, having years of experience playing


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


Photo Gallery: SXSW 2014

From nationally known acts to local favorites, I Heart Local Music was there to capture it all this year. Acts such as Foster the People