THE KJHK EVENTS CALENDAR - LISTED UPCOMING EVENTS

Event List Calendar

April 25, 2014
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Dance Pavilion, Potter Lake

MAW/Drakkar Sauna: KU Common Music Concert

Start: April 25, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Dance Pavilion, Potter Lake
Phone: (785) 864-4270
Address:
KU Campus, Lawrence, KS, United States, 66045
Cost: Free

Local acts MAW and Drakkar Sauna will perform for the inaugural KU Common Music concert. The concert is the final event surrounding the 2013 KU Common Book, “The Worst Hard Time.” In addition to music, the event offers free hotdogs, popcorn, soda and water.

Drakkar Sauna dropped by the KJHK studio on April 9 to record a live set previewing the KU Common Music concert. Listen to a song from that set, “Someone’s Ideal,” on KJHK’s SoundCloud page.

Drakkar Sauna on Facebook

MAW on Facebook

April 25, 2014
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Granada

Local Natives/ Moses Sumney

Start: April 25, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Granada
Address:
1020 Massachusetts St., Lawrence, 66044
Cost: $23

All ages show. Doors open 7pm. Tickets $25 day of show.

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April 25, 2014
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Frank's North Star Tavern

Comedy Freakout ’99

Start: April 25, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Frank's North Star Tavern
Address:
508 Locust St., Lawrence, Select a Country:
Cost: $5

Harpoon Presents the 9th Installment of COMEDY FREAKOUT, live from the 5th dimension and covered in 3rd degree burns

Join us in the basement of Frank’s North Star Tavern, for a mind-altering good time featuring stand-up comedy by:

Writers & Performers from Bare Knuckle Comedy
Emily Hickner & Brandon Judd (STL)

Andrew Mihalevich (STL/Springfield)

plus LFK locals
Robin Smith
Daniel Parker
Maddy Smith
& more!

Music by CS Luxem (Whatever Forever tapes)

Hosted by Peter Lyrene & Chance Dibben

Comedy-Freakout

April 26, 2014
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Bottleneck

KJHK’s 20th annual Farmers’ Ball – finals

Start: April 26, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Bottleneck
Phone: (785) 841-5483
Address:
Google Map
737 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence, KS, United States, 66044
Cost: $3 for KU students w/ KU ID, $5 for general public

Now in its 20th year, KJHK’s Farmers’ Ball is a chance for bands from the Lawrence area  to revel in the glory of bragging rights, new fans and cash prizes. A staple in the Lawrence music scene for two decades, this annual battle of the bands is a mega showcase of local music talent. The event is being co-presented by KJHK 90.7 FM and Student Union Activities.

This year, KJHK and SUA will be blowing up Farmers’ Ball beyond recognition. THE WINNING BAND RECEIVES $2,000, SECOND PLACE WINS $1,000, and the runners-up receive great promotional prizes as well.

Based on audience voting during the semi-finals show, 4 bands have advanced to the final Farmers’ Ball round on Saturday, April 26 at the Bottleneck. Those bands are: Oils, Paper Buffalo, Psychic Heat, and Westerners. Set order will be determined on the day of the show. An audience vote during that show will determine the winner and runner-up of the 20th annual KJHK Farmers’ Ball.

Doors for the Farmers’ Ball finals open at 9 p.m. The first band will go on at 10 p.m., and the last band will finish their set at 1 a.m. Voting for audience favorites will be open from 1-1:30 a.m., and the final counts will be announced by 1:45 a.m. You must stay through the final band and be present for the 1-1:30 a.m. voting period to vote.

This show is ages 18 and up. Tickets at the door are $3 for KU students with valid KU ID and $5 for the general public.

Prizes for the winner and runner-up, announced at the Farmers’ Ball finals on Saturday, April 26:
1st place: $2,000
2nd place: $1,000

An interview with OILS

An interview with Paper Buffalo

An interview with Psychic Heat

An interview with Westerners

April 26, 2014
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Frank's North Star Tavern

Pledge at the End: A Pre-Apocalyptic Comedy with Laura Lorson

Start: April 26, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Frank's North Star Tavern
Address:
508 Locust St., Lawrence, Select a Country:
Cost: $5

Under the Table’s newest outing is a pre-apocalyptic pledge drive at the end of the world!. Tomorrow may never come, but for the price of a cup of coffee a day you can see it through to the end. Comedy. Burlesque. Tragedy. Fund raising.

TIckets are $5, or $4 with a can of food for the Ballard Center. Go on–it’s the end of the world–you won’t need it.

With Will Averill, Andy Morton, Kitty Steffens, Jacqueline Grunau, Laura Lorson and Chris Nelson!

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April 27, 2014
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Frank's North Star Tavern

Bloodgeon/ Mischief of Rats/ Waste Merchants

Start: April 27, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Frank's North Star Tavern
Address:
Google Map
508 Locust St., Lawrence, Select a Country:
Cost: $5

Bloodgeon ( Minnesota) grinds through the heart of the Midwest yet again for a series of shows to include this mosh pit stop in North Lawrence!

Additional pit action to be incited by local sleaze bags and gutter grind aficionados Rimjob, doom timers Mischief of Rats, and the ever industrious/industrial Waste Merchants!

If you haven’t been to a metal show at Frank’s North Star Tavern, then you haven’t been to a metal show worth seeing! Okay, that might be an exaggeration of sorts but nonetheless, this show will be extremely entertaining and a lot of dirty fun!

Show will be held in the basement area with separate bars for upstairs and down stairs.

Doors at 8:30 p.m.
Show starts at 9:30 p.m.

21 and older with valid I.D.

$5 cover at the basement door.

April 27, 2014
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Frank's North Star Tavern

Bloodgeon/ Rimjob/ Mischief of Rats/ Waste Merchants

Start: April 27, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Frank's North Star Tavern
Address:
Google Map
508 Locust St., Lawrence, Select a Country:
Cost: $5

Bloodgeon ( Minnesota) grinds through the heart of the Midwest yet again for a series of shows to include this mosh pit stop in North Lawrence!

Additional pit action to be incited by local sleaze bags and gutter grind aficionados Rimjob, doom timers Mischief of Rats, and the ever industrious/industrial Waste Merchants!

If you haven’t been to a metal show at Frank’s North Star Tavern, then you haven’t been to a metal show worth seeing! Okay, that might be an exaggeration of sorts but nonetheless, this show will be extremely entertaining and a lot of dirty fun!

Show will be held in the basement area with separate bars for upstairs and down stairs.

April 29, 2014
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Frank's North Star Tavern

FNST presents: Til Willis & Erratic Cowboy w/ E100

Start: April 29, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Frank's North Star Tavern
Address:
Google Map
508 Locust St., Lawrence, Select a Country:
Cost: $3

A couple of Lawrence’s most talented Local bands, Til Willis & Erratic Cowboy with special guests E100, perform March 29that Frank’s North Star Tavern.

April 29, 2014
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Frank's North Star Tavern

FNST presents: Til Willis & Erratic Cowboy w/ E100

Start: April 29, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Frank's North Star Tavern
Address:
Google Map
508 Locust St., Lawrence, Select a Country:
Cost: $3

A couple of Lawrence’s most talented Local bands, Til Willis & Erratic Cowboy with special guests E100, perform March 29th at Frank’s North Star Tavern.

Watch a trailer for this event 

April 30, 2014
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Kansas Union, Divine Nine Room

Peace Corps General Information Session

Start: April 30, 2014 3:30 pm
Venue: Kansas Union, Divine Nine Room
Address:
Google Map
1301 Jayhawk Blvd., Lawrence, KS, United States, 66045
Cost: 0

Attend this Peace Corps Information Session to see a brief video highlighting the work of volunteers worldwide, hear from our campus recruiter, and learn about the benefits of Peace Corps service including paid living expenses, full health/dental coverage, graduate school programs with credit/financial assistance, a $7,425 allowance upon completion, and the valuable international development/cross-cultural skills gained as a Peace Corps volunteer.

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