When you start talking to Nicholas St. James about open mic night, it takes about half a second for him to perk up and get really animated on the subject. That’s because in Lawrence, open mic night is not some boring stage where nervous songwriters try their hand at live music.
When Failure decided to reunite, they went big.
You wouldn’t guess this by looking at them, but Paper Buffalo sounds wise beyond their years. The indie-rockers will be among over 50 bands playing during the Lawrence Field Day Festival this weekend.
Free State Festival has officially begun, and will features lots of art, film, food and music events throughout this week. Check out all our preview coverage in one place.
JEFF the Brotherhood is finally getting a taste of freedom. Earlier this year, brothers Jamin and Jake Orrall were cut by Warner Bros. Records just as they were about to release a new album. Instead of mourning the loss, they celebrated it.
On the heels of an album that took almost a decade to make, Modest Mouse is coming to Lawrence for a Sept. 1 show at ...
A free outdoor George Clinton concert headlines a week of music events during the Free State Festival.
Buzz Osborne will insist that nobody ever listens to him, but the man behind The Melvins is actually full of good ideas.
Looking ahead to Kansas City’s summer concert lineup.
It's the summer of the cicada here in Lawrence, in case you hadn't heard — and with all that gosh darn buzzing, how could you ...
It’s only the first day of the Girls Rock! Lawrence summer camp, but a quartet of middle school-aged girls gathered in an upstairs classroom at St. John’s Catholic School has already come up with a name for their fledgling group: The Extraterrestrigirlz. The camp is helping teach about 20 young female musicians how to make music and empower them on and off the stage. By Joanna Hlavacek
The 29th annual Sunflower Music Festival returns to Washburn University’s White Hall this weekend, bringing with it musicians from the Lawrence region and across the globe. The festival, which kicks off Friday and runs until June 13 in Topeka, will include 10 concerts of classical, chamber and jazz music.
The Lawrence Public Library is helping to archive local bands past and present in a new initiative called the Lawrence Music Project.
We here at Lawrence.com headquarters have been fans of Lawrence's resident DIY, one-woman electronic band Kawehi for some time now, and we're not alone. With ...
It was back in the ’70s that legendary blues musician Booker T. Jones discovered the importance of storytelling. The hall-of-fame musician will be sharing some of his stories Thursday night at Liberty Hall.