Tag Archives: Kansas

Concert Review: Lucero / The Architects at The Granada in Lawrence, KS 9/13/16

Weekday shows can be tough, especially if you live out of town. When two bands you like hook up for a show you’ve got to answer the call though. Not even the inability to see the center line of the … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Murder By Death / Tim Barry at The Granada in Lawrence, KS 3/31/16

Murder By Death was dubbed “the most genuine, hard working band out there” by opening act Tim Barry at The Granada in Lawrence, Kansas. Their 80 minute set later that night would do nothing to dispute the claim. They have a … Continue reading

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VOT Cover Story: Ashley Raines

Rock stars don’t exist anymore. A musician is a person who works around the clock wearing many hats and must be a businessman, publicist and accountant on top of playing music. There aren’t giant record label deals in the future … Continue reading

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Conor Oberst & Dawes setlist from The Bottleneck, Lawrence, Kansas 7/3/14

Conor Oberst & Dawes live at The Bottleneck in Lawrence, Kansas 7/3/14 Time Forgot Zigzagging Toward the Light Moab Old Soul Song (Bright Eyes song) Lonely At the Top Method Acting (Bright Eyes song) Artifact Hit the Switch (Bright Eyes song) No … Continue reading

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Concert Review: The Presidents of the United States of America at Town Center Plaza in Leawood, KS 6/19/14

The Presidents of the United States of America (or PUSA for my typing fingers’ sake) don’t tour much anymore and hopes for a show in the Kansas City / Omaha areas seemed bleak. The band booked a FREE show in … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: Aotearoa – Strange Weather

The nomadic jungle-funk duo from Lawrence brings the funk for their first full-length album. Aotearoa (A-O-TAY-UH-ROW-UH) travels the country enticing bootys to shake and their album Strange Weather provides the songs to make that happen. The smooth vocals of “Black Plane” start the record … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Rancid / Tim Timebomb in Lawrence, KS 9/21/13

At this point Rancid is a stone cold given as an elite band. I don’t mean just in the punk scene, I mean in rock in general, they are clearly a top tier act. There is no mistaking their contribution … Continue reading

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