Lawrence musicians increasingly turn to local, independent studios

When Cowgirl's Train Set was ready to record this fall, space in the studio was a valuable resource. To keep sounds from bleeding together during the process, they recorded saxophonist Albert Moews' parts in the kitchen, while the rest of the band strummed and plucked away in the studio upstairs.

Quirky musicians to celebrate 40 years of 'Glad Bag' folk song

This weekend, musicians near and far will gather at the Jackpot to celebrate the 40th anniversary of “Send Me to Glory in a Glad Bag.”

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KU's remote piano program provides lessons to kids in need

Teneill Childers, 12, is one of nine students at Eisenhower Middle School taking part in Piano Without Borders, a groundbreaking new initiative from the KU School of Music that provides kids in need with private lessons remotely.

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Jeff Daniels on balancing his acting and music careers, going on a 'musical adventure' with his family and that famous 'Newsroom' speech

Amid the recent releases of two new films, “Steve Jobs” and “The Martian,” Jeff Daniels will be showcasing a musical talent not everyone gets to see when he stops at the Granada on Oct. 27 with his son’s act, The Ben Daniels Band, for a night of rustic Americana.

The Roseline marking long-awaited return with album release After what has seemed like forever, The Roseline is back with a phenomenally beautiful album. "Townie" is full of folk, country and Americana goodness, ...

Real Adults can get real experimental

KJHK threw a rager at the Bottleneck for its 40th birthday on Friday, and that included introducing Real Adults to a good portion of the ...

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KC native, 'American Idol' winner David Cook to take Lied Center stage Saturday

David Cook will return to the site of the early days of his music career when his “Digital Vein” tour makes a stop at the Lied Center this Saturday.

New Cowgirl's Train Set video takes viewers into the studio for a fun, saxy time

It's hard to stay inside when the weather is nice, but local (and self-proclaimed) "Bluesy Boogie Gypsy Punkgrass" band Cowgirl's Train Set has been doing ...

Stiff Middle Fingers to play four shows in four cities in one day

The first time we saw Stiff Middle Fingers, the punk band’s frontman was stuck the to the tinted glass windows of the Replay, like a ...

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Bully to bring raw rock to the Bottleneck

If you’ve been missing that ’90s, alternative rock vibe, Bully might be the band for you.

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Musical maturity: Katlyn Conroy of La Guerre growing up in the public eye

This Saturday, Katlyn Conroy and her band La Guerre will be returning to the one of the larger stages in town at the Lied Center for Midwest Fallfest, an event that showcases music, art and film at KU.

West Side Folk to celebrate 20th anniversary season with 5 concerts

Since its founding in 1995, the Lawrence concert series for singer-songwriters and folk musicians has staged more than 250 performances.

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Renowned band Kansas returns to home state for Lied Center concert

The legendary rockers (and Topeka natives) known for hits such as “Carry on Wayward Son” and “Dust in the Wind” will help celebrate Kansas University's 150th birthday with a concert at the Lied Center. By Joanna Hlavacek

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Radkey's return: How the hard-rocking trio of brothers got their start in Lawrence

There’s a reason why Radkey, which hasn’t played a show in Lawrence in a couple of years, wanted to come here in the midst of an international tour: This is where they got their start.

A drummer's diligence: Why Mark Osman could be the busiest drummer in Lawrence

Never has there been a more admired drummer in the current local music scene than Mark Osman. All the drummers here are top notch, but ...

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Dream pop duo Beach House returns to Liberty Hall with ‘unpredictable’ live experience

From the very start of their nearly 10-year career, Beach House has created a sound that sets them on a vastly different path from most bands.

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How Wavves is leading the return of guitar rock

When Wavves hits the stage with their crashing guitars and throbbing garage rock sound, fans tend to go a little nuts

KU Visiting artists to showcase indigenous arts in public talk, performance

A trio of renowned indigenous artists will visit Kansas University this month to share the visual arts and performing arts of the Haida, an indigenous people of North America’s Pacific Northwest Coast.

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A rocker’s reinvention: Albert Hammond Jr. to bring defining sound to the Bottleneck

If you’re heading to the Bottleneck this Sunday, you better gussy up and bring your dancing shoes. Albert Hammond Jr., known as the energetic and speedy rhythm guitarist from The Strokes, is coming through Lawrence armed with a new album full of upbeat and entirely danceable tunes.