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GALLERY: PENNYFEST 2018 (BARRACUDA / AUSTIN, TX)

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SONG PREMIERE: JOHNNY ZACHMAN, “DULL EDGES”

[spb_text_block animation=”none” animation_delay=”0″ simplified_controls=”yes” custom_css_percentage=”no” padding_vertical=”0″ padding_horizontal=”0″ margin_vertical=”0″ custom_css=”margin-top: 0px;margin-bottom: 0px;” border_size=”0″ border_styling_global=”default” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Johnny Zachman can’t make up his mind. But hey, who’s complaining. With each new release the Austin-based singer-songwriter adds a new element to his brand of folk music. We’ve heard Zachman experiment with a

LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY: LORD HURON (STAGE AE / PITTSBURGH, PA)

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LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY: FLEET FOXES (ARTPARK / LEWISTON, NY)

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CONVERSATIONS: CARRY ILLINOIS

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7 THINGS WE LOVED ABOUT 80/35

[spb_text_block animation=”none” animation_delay=”0″ simplified_controls=”yes” custom_css_percentage=”no” padding_vertical=”0″ padding_horizontal=”0″ margin_vertical=”0″ custom_css=”margin-top: 0px;margin-bottom: 0px;” border_size=”0″ border_styling_global=”default” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] 80/35 was a whirlwind. It was hot, sticky, sweaty. But it was also chock full of great musicians, delicious food, crafty shopping, community and interactive booths, and lovely people. We love 80/35, we love

GALLERY: KKFI 30TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY (THE FOLLY THEATER / KANSAS CITY, MO)

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GALLERY: BRANDI CARLILE (THE MIDLAND / KANSAS CITY, MO)

[spb_text_block animation=”none” animation_delay=”0″ simplified_controls=”yes” custom_css_percentage=”no” padding_vertical=”0″ padding_horizontal=”0″ margin_vertical=”0″ custom_css=”margin-top: 0px;margin-bottom: 0px;” border_size=”0″ border_styling_global=”default” width=”1/2″ el_position=”first last”] Photographer: Nick Howland Date: June 20, 2018 Venue: The Midland Location: Kansas City, Missouri [/spb_text_block]

SOFAR SOUNDS KC 025 RECAP: KUINKA, MOMMA’S BOY, DOMINEKO

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LO-FI SESSION: MARTYN JOSEPH, “THE LUXURY OF DESPAIR”

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