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Looking Forward: Two dual shows with talented locals this weekend

Nadia Imafidon

http://www.lawrence.com/users/photos/2014/jul/23/276727/ **Middle Twin/ Ebony Tusks** Middle Twin is teaming up with Ebony Tusks for a special free Love Garden show this Final Friday at 7 p.m. Check out art exhibits in the downtown area before making your way over for a double whammy of hip-hop by Martinez Hillard (of local ...

Looking Forward: Forever Fest 2014

Nadia Imafidon

http://www.lawrence.com/users/photos/2014/jul/16/276422/ Local music collective and tape label Whatever Forever is partnering with the people of farm and creative hub, [Farmesan][1], to host the [Forever Fest][2] music festival Saturday. With 14 bands slated to play on two different stages from 7 p.m. until 2 a.m., the music collective is encouraging attendees ...

Looking Forward: Conor Oberst, local appearances and The Black Lillies are back

Nadia Imafidon

http://www.lawrence.com/users/photos/2014/jul/02/275952/ **Conor Oberst** Conor Oberst’s latest solo project, “Upside Down Mountain,” was released earlier this year and will be making a stop at the Bottleneck on Thursday night. Serving as frontman for indie-folk-rock outfit Bright Eyes, the Nebraskan native is known to be an influential shaper of an intimate side ...

Kawehi releases first single on forthcoming EP

Nadia Imafidon

http://www.lawrence.com/users/photos/2014/jul/02/275921/ After a few months in the national spotlight, Lawrence one-woman band Kawehi is releasing her new EP “Robot Heart” on July 15. Best known for her [innovative cover of “Heart-Shaped Box”][1] by Nirvana, this album is entirely written by Kawehi and recorded at her studio in town. Get a ...

Connecting with Iska Dhaaf's Benjamin Verdoes

Nadia Imafidon

http://www.lawrence.com/users/photos/2014/jun/25/275658/ “I’m half here all the time, always waiting to arrive.” This opening line from Iska Dhaaf’s “Sleepwalkers” is both the underlying theme of their debut album, “Even the Sun Will Burn,” and a plausible explanation for the two disparate spirits coming together as a psych-punk duo. [Iska Dhaaf][1] will ...

Looking Forward: City and Colour coming to Liberty Hall in November

Nadia Imafidon

http://www.lawrence.com/users/photos/2014/jun/26/275676/ City and Colour (aka Dallas Green, former Alexisonfire guitarist ) added some new dates to his fall tour, and a Nov. 5 concert at Liberty Hall is one of the lucky six new stops he will be making. The Canadian acoustic solo act is touring in support of his ...

Looking Forward: Spoon coming to Liberty Hall in September

Nadia Imafidon

http://www.lawrence.com/users/photos/2014/jun/26/275674/ With forthcoming album “They Want My Soul” out this August, Spoon recently announced a 14-city North American tour not long after the album hits the shelves, and Liberty Hall is hosting the Austin band Sept. 21. The alt-rock outfit will be releasing its first record in four years, and ...

Looking Forward: Jake Bellows, Neon Trees, Chris Robinson Brotherhood and more

Nadia Imafidon

http://www.lawrence.com/users/photos/2014/jun/18/275342/ **Jake Bellows** After fronting Neva Dinova for more than 15 years, releasing five full-length albums and split an EP with Bright Eyes (“One Jug of Wine, Two Vessels”), and touring extensively, Jake Bellows moved from his hometown of Omaha, Neb., to Los Angeles with his girlfriend. Neva Dinova disbanded ...

Concert review: Re-meeting Lauryn Hill at this week's Uptown show

Nadia Imafidon

http://www.lawrence.com/users/photos/2014/jun/18/275322/ “I know I’m up here and you see Lauryn Hill, and you came to see Lauryn Hill, but this is the first time y’all meeting me... And as I grow, you’re going to meet me a little bit more.” *- Lauryn Hill, "MTV Unplugged," 2001.* Thirteen years later and ...

Guided By Voices concert canceled

Nadia Imafidon

http://www.lawrence.com/users/photos/2014/jun/16/275239/ The Granada announced Monday [via Twitter][1] that the Guided By Voices concert scheduled for this Wednesday has been canceled because of “unforeseen circumstances.” Refunds are available at point of purchase. The indie rock band from Dayton, Ohio, formed in 1983, and has gone through many changes but maintained the ...

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