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KU jazz colloquium to feature scholars, performance

Scholars and artists will discuss the idea of "place" within creative improvisation during a colloquium next week at Kansas University.

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Sound check: Liner notes from the library's Sound + Vision recording studio

Things are starting to get loud at the Lawrence Public Library. Since the arrival of sound engineer Ed Rose in early January, the Lawrence Public Library's recording studio has become a hotbed of creative activity. These days, you'll probably have to schedule at least a week in advance if you want to book a weekend slot, Rose says.

One for the road: Singer-songwriter Martin Sexton bringing 'Mixtape' to Granada

On his newest album, “Mixtape of the Open Road,” singer-songwriter Martin Sexton jumps across musical styles, from the psychedelic “Remember That Ride” to the sweet, breezy “You (My Mind is Woo).” Sexton will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Granada.

KU School of Music to host Annual Scholarship Concert

The Kansas University School of Music will host its Annual Scholarship Concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive.

KU School of Music announces KU at the Capitol concert series

The Kansas University School of Music will kick off its spring 2015 KU at the Capitol concert series this Wednesday. It will be the first of six concerts to take place at the Statehouse rotunda this semester as part of the series.

Indian music concert to benefit Buddhist monastery in Nepal

Subarna Bhattachan, the restauranteur behind three downtown restaurants, is organizing a benefit concert for the Chhairo Tibetan Buddhist Monastery in Mustang, Nepal.

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Love for sale: Musician Katlyn Conroy turns people's love stories into songs

You’d think that people would have had enough of silly love songs, or so sings Paul McCartney on the 1976 Wings track. But Katlyn Conroy, a local musician who is crafting personalized tunes for customers just in time for Valentine’s Day, looks around Lawrence and sees it isn’t so.

Kansas Virtuosi to perform concert Sunday at KU

Kansas University School of Music will stage the third performance in the Kansas Virtuosi Series for the 2014-15 season Sunday, featuring a special program titled "Organ Plus."

Folk musician Jack Williams to perform at Unity Church

Singer-songwriter Jack Williams will perform at Lawrence's Unity Church, 900 Madeline Lane, Friday at 7:30 p.m.

KU music festival concludes with free Lied Center concert

The Kansas University School of Music will conclude its Prairie Winds and inaugural Sunflower Strings festival with a concert Sunday at the Lied Center.

KU music ensembles, symphony to perform shared concert at Lied Center

Kansas University's Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble I and Symphony Orchestra will share the stage Saturday for a special concert at the Lied Center of Kansas, 1600 Stewart Drive.

Baker University Community Choir to launch new season

The Baker University Community Choir will begin rehearsals for its spring season Thursday.

Mates of State to play concert at Lawrence Public Library

Popular indie pop duo Mates of State, made up of husband and wife team (and former KU students) Kori Gardner and Jason Hammel, are making ...

Celtic singer Ashley Davis returns home to perform at Lied Center

Ashley Davis may call Kansas home, but these days, you’ll be hard-pressed to find her there.

Kawehi announces East Coast tour, Lawrence concert

After a breakout year for Kawehi, the Lawrence-based one-woman electronic band and all-around Internet sensation will kick off 2015 with a month-long tour of the ...

Holiday Music Wrapup: Baker, KU, Lawrence Civic Choir to perform annual concerts

Caroling, sleigh bells and family singalongs are a part of the holiday tradition. The Lawrence area offers a variety of live performances to help you celebrate the season. Concerts from the Lawrence Civic Choir, Kansas University and Baker University are just a few of this year's highlights.

Annual Organ Vespers Concert to deliver music from the 'heart'

Music, much like the holiday season, can conjure up a lot of emotions for many people. It has the power to make us happy, make us reflect and make us dance. Tandy Reussner hopes to create a similar effect Dec. 14 at the 18th annual Organ Vespers Christmas Concert at First United Methodist Church. This year's theme is "Stirring the Heart at Christmas," and features a program of modern and traditional Christmas tunes.

KU Jazz Ensemble to perform at Kauffman Center

Kansas University's Jazz Ensemble I and vocalist Deborah Brown will host an evening of big-band jazz Dec. 1 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, Mo.

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