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Best bets for live music in September

If August was the month that festivals came back to Lawrence, September is the month that welcomes back regular events at our big venues. The Autumn season is upon us, and that means tours are in full swing. This month, we’ll be seeing a robust concert calendar from Liberty Hall, The Granada, and…

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Come for the game, stay for the weekend!

It's about to be a jam-packed football weekend in Lawrence, Kansas! The Kansas Jayhawks take on South Dakota in the home opening football game Friday evening! Come check out the game then stay in Lawrence for a live music party in the streets, a once-a-year opportunity to view a field of sunflowers…

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Video Tour: Climb Lawrence

Have you been to the indoor climbing gym in Downtown Lawrence? Take a tour of Climb Lawrence with Matt DeSarle and his wife - first-timers at the gym. Watch as they learn the basics of climbing and get a tour of all of the opportunities that Climb Lawrence has to offer... it's not just for wall…

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Local Lawrence Playlists

Vibe to the Lawrence, Kansas music scene from home with these playlists curated by local music expert Fally Afani of I Heart Local Music. Top 2021 LFK Releases Top 2020 LFK Releases Hip-Hop Hooray in LFK Folk in LFK Stay Inside! A Quarantine Rock Concert Dulcet Dreampop from Lawrence/KC…

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Festivals return for August in Lawrence

Well well well, if it isn’t FULL SWING. That’s right, we’ve got an almost entirely in-tact music scene up and running this month… and get this, there’s even A REAL-LIFE MUSIC FESTIVAL on deck. We can’t believe it. Every month gets better and better, and August is no exception. We’ve been waiting…

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July Best Bests for Live Music

There are a lot of big things happening in July! For one, indoor nighttime rock shows are back. Second, The Bottleneck is finally easing back into the live music landscape (we missed you, Bottleneck!). There are a few surprises in store for music-goers, and a heavy holiday weekend outlook. So…

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Video Tour: Eagle Bend Golf Course

Whether you’re an experienced golfer or new to the sport, Eagle Bend is a wonderful public course to get in a game. Join Matt DeSarle, aka Matty D., as he shows us around the course. Get to know the lay of the land, hazards to watch out for, the course’s history, and even some of the wildlife…

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Q&A with the Women of RPG

RPG, short for Restaurant, Pub, and Games, in Downtown Lawrence offers more then 1,000 board games, delicious food with locally sourced ingredients, and a fully-stocked bar where creative cocktails are stirred up and a variety of beers are on tap. Their website touts it as a community within a…

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