Back in the late 1990s, when Danny Pound and David Swenson were just a couple of twentysomething kids tooling around with their guitars and playing offbeat gigs at local venues, Love Garden Sounds was the place to be.
Band among 8 performing at this weekend's Forever Fest
Lawrence musicians will dive into all sorts of genres, from punk to garage to hip-hop. But if you’re in the mood for doo-wop, there’s only one band that will give it to you.
The story of how Phog Allen's old baby grand piano made its way to the KU chancellor's residence is "a fascinating little nugget of Lawrence history."
Clyde Bysom was just a kid when he played his first concert with the Lawrence Boys Band at the South Park gazebo back in 1929. Bysom would return to that same gazebo — with his trusty clarinet or saxophone in hand — on several hundred occasions over the next eight decades, for Wednesday night concerts with the Lawrence City Band starting in 1949 as well as gigs with the dozens of local groups he belonged to throughout his lifetime. By Joanna Hlavacek
Winners from this week's International Institute for Young Musicians International Piano Competition will perform at a special concert Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.
Ebony Tusks is, unmistakably, one of the most recognizable and well-loved hip-hop acts in Lawrence right now.
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 ...