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Fally Afani

Fally Afani is an award-winning journalist with a career spanning more than 15 years in media. She has worked extensively in radio, television, newspapers, magazines, and more. Currently, she resides in Lawrence, Kansas, where she works as a music journalist and is the Editor of I Heart Local Music.

Celebrating PRIDE this June in Lawrence, Kansas

Welcome to the greatest month of the year, Lawrence! Because Lawrence is such a vibrant, eccentric, and accepting place to be, we tend to pull out all the stops for PRIDE month. There are events for celebrators of every age, and we’ve done some digging to put them in a handy-dandy list for you. Here…

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Locals have it on lock for music best bets in May

Wow, the spring concert season isn’t playing around. You’re gonna need some stamina for this one. The weekend of May 19 th and 20 th is going to be a particularly rowdy time. Clear your calendar for this month, because the locals have it on lock. Between end-of-the-semester parties and the return of a…

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Diverse Acts Take Over the March Live Music Calendar

Wow, March really feels like the Lawrence music scene is getting back to its regular, eclectic self. There are so many genres to pick from this month it’ll be hard to decide which show to go to (the easy answer is: all of them). From Irish songwriters to honky tonkers, we’ve got a great lineup of…

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How to have a rocking New Year's Eve in Lawrence

Finish up all your big projects, pack away the leftovers, and set an away message on your email… you’re going to want to take some time off at the end of the year. That’s because Lawrence is planning on ringing in 2023 with style . This is the first time in a hot minute that Lawrence has done New…

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December's Best Bets for Live Music in Lawrence

Hot dog! It’s the holiday season! That gives us a double dose of festivities for the month, with some musical acts centering on seasonal favorites, while others are throwing down hard for New Year’s Eve. You’ll enjoy anything from a raging metal show to a showcase of our brightest hip-hop stars this…

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