Liberty Hall, March 3
Fans will recognize Jojo from her teenybopper days in the 2000s, when her hit “Leave (Get Out)” made her the youngest solo artist to have a number-one single in the U.S. Jojo isn’t thirteen years old anymore; she’s singing more mature R&B on her “Mad Love” tour.
Replay, March 3
Three musical acts will deliver: Heidi Gluck covering The Pretenders, Kaitlyn Conroy covering Kate Bush, and Youngest Children covering Laurie Anderson. Girls Rock! Lawrence is dedicated to educating and empowering girls and transgender youth through musical exploration, creative expression, and performance.
Liberty Hall, March 4
Watch history in action as the Kansas Hall of Fame 2017 Inductees perform at the ceremony March 4th. The inductees include: Bill Bergman, Elk River Biscuit And Gravy Band Band, The Smart Brothers, Stone Wall, and Trampled Under Foot. The Bill Lee Award, Director’s Award, and Bob Hapgood Award will also be presented.
Granada, March 4
G. Jones has been thrilling crowds on the west coast and is now coming to the Granada to do just that for fans in Lawrence. No two shows he plays are the same-he’s always remixing and breaking down his own tracks in new ways. Yheti wants to get you grooving, and Sayer wants to get the floorboards shaking.
Liberty Hall, March 8
Remember that band t-shirt you got in trouble for wearing in high school? Break it out: Suicidal Tendencies is coming to Liberty Hall. Vocalist Mike Muir may be the only member you recognize, but this crossover thrash band is still going strong.
Granada, March 8
Each show is a unique night with Papadosio. The band calls their genre “space rock,” something not easily defined but readily enjoyed by their fans. You can expect a mix of rock, jazz, and electronic music.
Granada, March 16
This Australian singer, songwriter, and producer is best known for the R&B, pop, hip-hop and rap covers he recorded in his bedroom and shared online. In less than a year, his videos resulted in a massive fan base- over two million Facebook fans and one million YouTube subscribers. If you’ve watched him croon on your Facebook feed, now is the time to catch him in person.
Replay Lounge, March 16
Matt Pryor is a Lawrence native who has been playing shows in town and in Kansas City since 1994. Pryor explores genres (he’s even written children’s music!) in his personal career, but his band The Get Up Kids plays a mean indie rock show.
Gaslight Gardents, March 20
If “Bass Heavy Nerd Pop” is your thing, then you can’t miss Maine’s Crunk Witch. You’re definitely in for a good time with this silly and energetic duo.
Granada, March 28
Never Shout Never is throwing it back to their first two EPs on their national tour. Come prepared to dance and sing-a-long at this all ages show.
Jackpot Music Hall, March 30
Groove to the silky smooth voice of this “soul rocker”. His songs are centered around love, peace and happiness. What could be wrong with that?