Art Tougeau Parade in Downtown Lawrence Kansas

Ten Things Not to Miss at Art in the Park

1. Listen to one of our 15 live bands play at the gazebo in the center of South Park from 10 am - 6 pm on Saturday, and from 10 am - 5 pm on Sunday. Bring a blanket or a chair and enjoy the fresh air while listening to some of our favorite musicians. 2. Enjoy paintings that range from abstract to…

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Exploring Lawrence for the very first time

When I first rolled into Lawrence it felt like I could be arriving in any nondescript small town in the Midwest. There was an Orscheln farm supply store, some gas stations, and a Dollar General. Pretty typical fare if you’re from my neck of the woods. However, as I turned down Massachusetts Street…

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December's Best Bets for Live Music in Lawrence, Kansas

Let’s end the year with a bang, shall we? It’s time to big adieu to the aging 2021, tremendously falling out of style, and turn to the season’s hottest accessory: 2022. You did it. You’ve survived the year (for the most part). It’s time to don we now our gay apparel and party . Here are, in our…

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Bring on the gnar! Rocktober is finally here!

October is notoriously referred to as “Rocktober” for a reason. It’s when all the stars (or rather, tours) align and everyone comes through Kansas. It’s also a time to get spooky—and as a result, some of the better shows get booked closer to Halloween. Rocktober also marks a special occasion in…

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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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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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