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May30

Lawrence Busker Festival

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Join us downtown for four days of fun, funky and free fun!

Feb9

Folk-Rock at Frank's North Star

Frank's North Star, 508 Locust, Lawrence, KS

I'm playing with Getty Township  We play covers from the '60s, and ':70s and some original songs. You can expect Rickenbacker jangle, and Gretsch thumbpicking, hot Telecaster picking,  bluesy country fiddling, and tight vocal harmony.

Sep22

THE GRAND FETE CHEZ LEZ CANSES

Fort Osage National Historic Landmark, 107 Osage St., Sibley, MO

WHAT IS THE GRAND FETE CHEZ LEZ CANSES?Explore how early French settlers lived at the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers in the late 1700s. Re-enactors will interpret everyday life skills common on the frontier. Artisans will display custom made wares, both decorative and utilitarian, which were essential to these early settlers.

Adults: $8.00, Seniors (62 and over): $4.00, Youth (5-13): $4.00, Anyone under 5 is free.

Apr24

Tuesday Concerts

Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St., Lawrence, Kansas

Yes, admission is free. However, there are certain expenses involved with putting on this series, not to mention the talents of the musicians that would go otherwise unrewarded, so if you are able we hope you will support this series with a donation to the tip jar, purchase a CD, or both.

Free

Feb10

Growing Peace

The Cider Gallery, 810 Pennsylvania St., Lawrence, Kansas

Enjoy a concert by 2017 Kansas State Finger Picking Champion Jim Krause and bid on silent auction items. No admission charge; donations appreciated. Snacks provided. Cash bar available. This event is a fund raiser for Peace Mennonite Church's building addition project.

Donation at the Door

Jul23

Fresh Food & Fine Fiddling

Downtown Lawrence Farmers' Market, 824 New Hampshire St., Lawrence, Kansas

Free

Jul8

Fresh Food & Fine Fiddling

Downtown Lawrence Farmers' Market, 824 New Hampshire St., Lawrence, Kansas

Free

Jun24

Fresh Food & Fine Fiddling

Downtown Lawrence Farmers' Market, 824 New Hampshire St., Lawrence, Kansas

Free

Jun10

Fresh Food & Fine Fiddling

Downtown Lawrence Farmers' Market, 824 New Hampshire St., Lawrence, Kansas

Free

May27

Fresh Food & Fine Fiddling

Downtown Lawrence Farmers' Market, 824 New Hampshire St., Lawrence, Kansas

Free

May25

Acoustic Finger Style

Harold's, 918 Massachusetts St., Lawrence, Kansas

Instrumental covers, and original songs played fingerstyle on 6 string guitar. There may even possibly be some clawhammer banjo, too.

No cover

May13

Fresh Food & Fine Fiddling

Downtown Lawrence Farmers' Market, 824 New Hampshire St., Lawrence, Kansas

Traditional American fiddle music, hoedowns, jigs, waltzes and airs.  

Free

Fresh Food & Fine Fiddling

Lawrence Farmers' Market, 824 New Hampshire St., Lawrence, KS

This is the my last appearance of the season. Come out and support local music

Free

Oct1

Lawrence Song Writers' Circle

Lawrence Song Writers' Circle, Americana Music Academy, 1419 Massachusetts St., Lawrence, Kansas

Bring your acoustic instrument and your original songs. We are a supportive group of musicians interested in the creative process. Whether you are an old hand with a deep catalog, or just beginning with only one or two songs you are welcome.

Free