Lawrence (Kansas)

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2013

    Gambling! 2013-2014 NBA Season Win Totals Are Out!

    Amidst the hoopla of "Johnny Football, Part Two" and the carnage of the box set of back breaking turnovers that Matt Schaub is assembling, the Rockets quietly opened training camp this week with arguably their best assembly of talent since the mid 90's. Indeed, a new age of Rockets basketball begi ... More >>

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    July 15, 2013

    The Appleseed Cast at Fitzgerald's, 7/12/2013

    The Appleseed Cast Fitzgerald's July 12, 2013 Friday night in Houston was a lover of the blues' wet dream, with several roadshow options from that genre to choose from. John Mayer was doing his thing at the Woodlands Pavilion, while Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks were tearing down the joint at Hou ... More >>

  • News

    March 8, 2012

    Bet on the Rockets

    What will the second half bring?

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    February 28, 2012

    Houston Rockets Second-Half Preview in Gambling-Speak

    The Rockets kick off the second half of the 2011-2012 season tonight. I'm not sure how many of you care about this. The acres of empty seats at Toyota Center lead me to believe that fewer of you care than Kevin McHale, Daryl Morey and Leslie Alexander would have hoped for. Television ratings indicat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2011

    Friday Night: Mates of State at Fitzgerald's

    Photos by Neph Basedow​While many of our fellow Rocks Off cohorts had already left for Austin's Fun Fun Fun Fest by Friday, we stuck around to catch Lawrence, Kansas pop-duo Mates of State, who were slated to perform at the fest later that weekend. Though (sadly) there were no Ryan Gosling si ... More >>

  • Music

    May 20, 2010

    Collision Course

    Indie-pop charmers the Wild Moccasins tighten up and toughen up on their debut LP.

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    February 18, 2010

    Get Behind the Mule

    Gov't Mule main man Warren Haynes swears he takes time off, but we don't really believe him.

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    November 12, 2009

    The Boys Are Back

    Kansas City's Get Up Kids have Something to Write Home About all over again.

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2009

    Playbill: The Helio Sequence, Dri Tonight at Rudyard's

    With songs bathed in lush synths and sleepy vocals, the Helio Sequence could be the thinking man's Killers, albeit with less pop theatrics and corporate glitter. Keep Your Eyes Ahead, last year's release on indie magnet Sub Pop was the duos first since 2004's mournful Love And Distance. Helio dishes ... More >>

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    December 13, 2007
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    August 17, 2006
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    February 12, 2004

    Move Over, Meg and Jack

    Mates of State make the married rock-duo thing sing

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    September 11, 2003
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    June 6, 2002

    Soul Mates

    Kori Gardner and Jason Hammel enjoy a State of love and trust

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    January 21, 1999
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    February 8, 1996
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    December 9, 1993

    Grunge Puppy

    Paw from Lawrence, Kansas: modest Midwest guitar desperation