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Lawrence rings in the New Year with Murder By Death / Cowboy Indian Bear / Y[our] Fri[end]

The snow storm that arrived to finish off 2012 was hardly enough to keep Lawrence’s dedicated music lovers away from Downtown on Monday. Mass Street


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


The Rundown: New Year’s Eve shows in Lawrence

Congratulations! You’ve survived “the end of the world.” Now it’s time to get back to business, and plan your New Year’s Eve party route. Here


Photo Gallery: The 2nd Annual Hemi Jam

On Saturday, three bands hit the Granada stage to rock The Hemi Jam, a benefit to support the Hemi-Foundation. The organization helps children and families


Oddball extreme: Dan Deacon delivers epic dance party

Nothing Dan Deacon has done this year is ordinary. He takes everything, from his music to the live shows, to the oddball extreme. For example,


Photo Gallery: Starfucker / Onuinu at the Granada

Two Portland bands arrived in Lawrence on Monday, eagerly anticipating costumes, bright lights, and dancing. The Lawrence scene responded with full vigor, packing into the


Photo Gallery: Converge / Torche / Coalesce / Kvelertak / Mansion

Downtown Lawrence was the place to be Saturday night if you love hard rock/metal/thrash. The Granada featured FIVE bands the produced a gruesome onslaught of


Photo Gallery: Sleigh Bells / AraabMuzik

The University of Kansas’ SUA took over the Granada Tuesday night and packed it with young fans eager to dance. AraabMuzik gave them what they

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National and local meet for Taking Back Sunday

by Lillian Wright Smith Taking Back Sunday’s Tell All Your Friends was beloved by a generation of kids in the early aughts. So the group decided


Photo Gallery: First Aid Kit / Dylan LeBlanc

The Granada hosted an evening of international folk with their Swedish guests, First Aid Kit. The sisters brought Dylan LeBlanc, from Louisiana, to romance the